School of Environmental Design

Temple Ambler students, faculty create pop-up park
Type: News Story
A brand-new park is about to take shape in the heart of Doylestown, thanks to a collaboration between faculty and students in Temple’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and community volunteers.
September 17, 2015
Temple professor visits Middle East for revitalization project
Type: News Story
Professor of Community and Regional Planning Jeffrey Featherstone is lending his expertise to revitalization efforts in the West Bank of the Jordan River.
June 11, 2015
Temple receives EPA grant to clean up industrial contamination
Type: News Story
Funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Temple University will help plan health, environmental and economic improvements in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. The $200,000 grant will target the cleanup and reuse of former industrial sites.
April 24, 2015
Temple planning students assess food security in Norristown, Pa.
Type: News Story
Over the summer, a group of Temple students studied transportation, urban agriculture and emergency food services in Norristown, Pa., to better understand the community's access to nutritious, safe, affordable food.
August 26, 2014
Thu Ngan Han: Plotting the future
Type: News Story
With landscape architecture major Thu Ngan Han leading the charge, fresh vegetables will soon be popping up in a community garden located in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia. This will be the 25-plot garden’s second growing season.
May 9, 2014
Temple to evaluate urban stormwater-management controls
Type: News Story
Thanks to a four-year $1-million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Temple’s Main Campus will become a living laboratory for the study and evaluation of stormwater management controls and practices in urban environments.
January 27, 2014
Temple Ambler develops aquaponic vegetable garden
Type: In the Media
April 6, 2013
Stinking beauty
Type: In the Media
March 6, 2013
Plans to restore Rock Creek Park presented
Type: In the Media
March 4, 2013
Temple Made: Denise Racquel Snook
Type: News Story
In the latest installment of the Temple Made student profile series, meet Denise Racquel Smith, a 31-year-old horticulture major with a passion for plants.
February 18, 2013
Carnivorous plants draw the attention of teenage boys
Type: In the Media
January 11, 2013
Disasters of Our Own Making
Type: In the Media
December 6, 2012
Myers named to the ASLA Council of Fellows
Type: Accolade
July 18, 2012
Popular English bush also found here at home
Type: In the Media
June 28, 2012
Do we need social security for our houses, too?
Type: In the Media
May 10, 2012
Landscape architecture standout leads by example
Type: News Story
Diana Fernandez, B.S. Landscape Architecture. Fernandez was able to combine her leadership skills with a love of design and drawing, which led her to discover architecture as a potential career.
May 4, 2012
In work, in life, Ambler grad walks the talk of sustainability
Type: News Story
Julia McCabe, M.S. Community and Regional Planning. At Temple Ambler, McCabe, 36 from Upper Dublin, Pa., is president of the Temple Planning Student Organization, co-chair of the Ambler Campus Sustainability Council and a research assistant with the Center for Sustainable Communities.
May 3, 2012
Temple Ambler celebrates EarthFest
Type: In the Media
April 27, 2012
Backyard beekeeping can help encourage the pollinators
Type: In the Media
March 27, 2012
Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit celebrates Hawaiian history and ecology
Type: News Story
Students and faculty in Temple Ambler’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture are busy preparing for their 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show exhibit, “Aloha ‘āina: A Return to Life with the Land,” which seeks to show how the Hawaiian concept of living with the land can be applied in the northeast. The show runs runs March 4-11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
February 22, 2012
Warm winter weather confuses plants, insects and animals
Type: News Story
Experts at Temple's Ambler Arboretum say this winter’s unseasonably warm weather has created confusion among local flora and fauna. Early spring bloomers’ growth cycles are happening three to five weeks early, according to director Jenny Rose Carey.
February 9, 2012
Gardening to do list from Temple Ambler
Type: In the Media
January 27, 2012