During the 2020 fall semester’s design studio, the third year bachelor of landscape architecture students developed submissions for the 2021 province-wide OSSGA (Ontario Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association) student design competition. This year’s site was the CBM Codrington aggregate pit located in Northumberland County. Students proposed designs for the rehabilitation of the site upon closure.
Congratulations to the UofG Landscape Architecture student design challenge team for winning the 2020 Come Alive Outside Design Challenge.
The sixth annual Rural Romp is here, with the theme of ‘Rural Heritage’! Hosted by the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) at the University of Guelph, this two-part panel event will explore rural heritage conservation strategies, challenges, career pathways and research inspirations from near and far.
Ashleigh Weeden (PhD Candidate, Rural Studies) will be the keynote speaker at the 2021 International Women’s Day in support of the Women’s Centre of Grey Bruce. She will discuss how COVID-19 has impacted rural women and share insights into how rural communities can not only ‘build back better’ but use their place-based assets to create futures that focus on justice, equity, and equality.
In the Fall 2020 semester, the Urban and Community Design Studio, our 4th year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture students focussed on a portion of the Clair-Maltby lands at the south end of Guelph, a secondary plan area forecast to be home to as many as 25,000 people.
The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Landscape Architecture. The appointment(s) will be at the rank of Assistant Professor level.
Assessment of applications will begin on February 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
The 2019-2020 Edition of Studio V is finally here!
Congratulations to Angela Asuncion, a second-year MSc. Candidate in Rural Planning and Development in International Development Studies for being recognized as the American Planning Association Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Division (APA-ENRE) Student Fellow for the 2020-2021 year! The APA-ENRE Student Fellowship program funds excelling graduate students whose research is related to promoting sound environmental, natural resources, and energy planning. Angela’s research, supervised by Dr.
Emily C. Sousa, an M.Sc. in Rural Planning and Development student, recently published “Contributions of African crops to American culture and beyond: The Slave Trade and other journeys of resilient peoples and crops” in the respected journal, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems.
On November 25th, PhD (Rural Studies) candidate Ashleigh Weeden appeared alongside the Honourable Minister Maryam Monsef (Rural Economic Development and Status of Women) and rural leaders from across Canada as part of a panel event hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM’s). The panel highlighted stories of rural community resilience.