Category: Landscape Architecture


  • Pete Fritz named FAICP

    Congratulations to LA grad Pete Fritz who has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Fritz, FAICP, PLA, joins an elite group of long-time AICP members recognized for “excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, and community service and leadership.”  His wife, K.K. Gerhart-Fritz, is also a fellow and a […]

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  • CAP 2020 Alumni Award Winners!

    We’re excited to announce our 2020 Alumni Awards winners. The CAP Executive Advisory Board annually recognizes alumni who demonstrate outstanding professional success or achievement in their field of endeavor. While we were unable to hold an awards dinner in the fall, we held a virtual presentation to honor our award recipients.   Watch the presentation […]

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  • Revitalizing Halteman Village

    The City of Muncie and the north side Halteman Village Neighborhood Association are working to reestablish the vitality of the Halteman community by reimagining an abandoned swim club property as a new city park. In the summer of 2019, the neighborhood association partnered with Ball State’s Building Better Neighborhoods (BBN) grant-funded immersive learning projects and the […]

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  • Landscape Architecture Students Completed Education Plaza Project

    Neither rain, nor snow, nor Covid-19 stopped the Department of Landscape Architecture from completing a design-build project. Over the course of one and a half semesters (the half due to the university’s shutdown during the pandemic) Assistant Teaching Professor Colby Gray and his students designed and constructed an Environmental Education Plaza at Wilderness Park in Hartford City, […]

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  • Natalie Yates brings drones and other tech skills to Landscape Architecture students

    The technology that drives the landscape architecture profession today includes animation, video, drones, and augmented reality, and Assistant Professor Natalie Yates knows how to make these high-tech ventures accessible to students. The field has typically relied on the static, Yates says, and knowing how to use dynamic tools such as augmented reality and video editing […]

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  • Colby Gray with Students

    Students Design Learning Laboratory

    Like their peers of days gone by, CAP students will be leaving their mark on the campus footprint by designing and building an interactive learning site for future generations. For nearly thirty years, the Tea Garden, a Japanese teahouse, hugged the south side of the architecture building. The structure lent an air of culture and […]

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