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"Why planting design is so important in the 21st century - integrating the aesthetic and ecological"

James Hitchmough is Professor of Horticultural Ecology, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, University of Sheffield. He is an expert in the
design, ecology, and management of herbaceous vegetation.

Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice Across Borders 2021 - 19th to 21st Oct. 2021

Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT), a UCD Landscape Architecture project, is holding a free, online event to share knowledge and experience in coastal management, climate change adaptation and mitigation. This event will bring together a diverse range of practitioners and academics with expertise in policy, coastal management, climate change adaptation, community engagement and more.

Global Perspectives Seminar Series

The Global Perspectives Seminar Series is an EDI initiative of the UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. The aim is to invite diverse voices who offer different perspectives on architecture, planning, landscape architecture, environmental policy and urban design.

Concrete Design Competition ‘FORM-WORKS’

Two of our Masters of Architecture graduates, Ciara Fahy and Kate Newe, just won commendations in this years Concrete Design Competition

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe has been named a Mellon History Teaching Fellow in Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard research institute.

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe, Associate Professor in APEP, has been named a Mellon History Teaching Fellow in Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard research institute. The fellowship is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is designed to enable award holders to enhance the teaching and learning of their home institutions.

James Hoban - Designer and Builder of the White House

The White House Historical Association has recently published an edited collection of eight essays entitled James Hoban: Designer and Builder of the White House featuring essays by distinguished architects and graduates of the MUBC (Masters of Urban and Building Conservation) programme at UCD - Merlo Kelly, a Design Fellow in UCD, Brian O'Connell and Professor Finola O'Kane.


The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is very proud that two of its academics have been recognised for their sustained commitment to teaching excellence and student learning with the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award.