Garden Design by the Prince de Croÿ

David L. Hays of the Department of Landscape Architecture examines how maps revolutionized garden designs in a 2017 article in Site/Lines. In his 15-year project Détail des nouveaux jardins à la mode—a popular and widely disseminated collection of garden prints—publisher and mapmaker Georges-Louis Le Rouge displayed his own surveys and helped reframe the design approach during the late 18th century.

Landscape Architecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture is rated nationally among the top 15 programs, has the only undergraduate degree of its kind in Illinois, and offers one of the only PhD programs in the country. Students learn a multidisciplinary approach to the profession involving new media, environmental management, urban planning, and history.

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Major: Landscape Architecture

Minors: Landscape Studies, Cultural Heritage

Bridgette Moen
Class of2014

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