Student Work


Student Projects:


Graduate Students (Partial List):

Kelly Aiken, MED, UC Davis. (Thesis: Youth Participation in Urban Open Space Design") and MS in Community Development, UC Davis ("Participation Refocused: An Alternative Framework for Participatory Design")

Alexandra Ashton, MS in Geography, UC Davis.   (Thesis: "Effects of Community Gardens")   PhD Student, UC Davis.

Thomas Barron, MS in Transportation Technology and Policy, UC Davis. (Thesis: Clean Transit District for Yellowstone National Park"). Current Student.

Mary Bedard, BSLA, MS in Community Development, UC Davis. (Thesis: "Healthy Public Space") Current Position: Landscape Architect, Portland

Nathan Brightbill, MS in Community Development, UC Davis.   (Thesis: Sustainability and Housing Design")   Current Position.   MLA Candidate, University of Washington

Lisa Cashdan, MS in Environmental Psychology, City University of New York. (Thesis: "Community Open Space")   Current Position: Director, Social Capital and Philanthropy, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Christopher Congelton, PhD in Transportation Technology and Policy, UCD

Molly Ferrell, MS in Community Development, UC Davis. (Thesis: "Appropriation of Public Open Space") Current Position: Planner, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)

Christophe Girot, BSLA, UC Davis; M. Arch/MLA, UC Berkeley.   Current Position: Chair of Landscape Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Margarita Hill, BSLA, MS in Community Development, (Thesis: "Culture, Form and Process: The Development of a Cultural/Learning Center in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico"). UC Davis Current Position: Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland

Stan Jones, BSLA, UC Davis (Senior Project: "The Davis Greenway Plan"); MLA/MCP, UC Berkeley  (Thesis: "Open Space and Environmental Equity: Designing for A Truly Democratic City"). Current Position: Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon.

Jayoung Koo, MLA (Korea), MS (Yale), PhD in Geography in Landscape Architecture Specialization, UC Davis. Current student.

Erin Lewis, MS in Community Development Student, UC Davis. Current Students.

Frieder Luz, MS in Community Development, UC Davis (Thesis: "Between Sidewalk and House: Suburban Frontyards"). Current Position: Professor, Landscape Architecture, Freising University, Germany.

Melinda Milligan, PhD Sociology, UC Davis.   Current Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sonoma State University

Suzanne Monroe-Santos, MS in International Agriculture, UC Davis (Thesis: "Longevity in Urban Community Gardens").    Current Position: Director, Farm Market and Food Education, Sustainable Food Center, Austin, Texas

Angela Moskow, MS in International Agricultural Development. "The Contributions of Urban Agriculture in Havana, Cuba to Individual Control and Community Enhancement". 1996.

Lynn Paxson, PhD in Environmental Psychology, City University of New York.   Current Position: Professor of Architecture, Iowa State University

Andreas Reimann, MS in Community Development, UC Davis.   (Thesis: "Ecological Garden Design").   Current Position: Landscape Architect, Germany.

Ola Petersson, MLA, Lund University, Sweden (Thesis: "Santa Fe Park Competition").   Current Position: Landscape Architect, Stockholm, Sweden

Andrew Stone, MS in Environmental Psychology, City University of New York.   Current Position: Director, New York City Land Project, Trust for Public Land

Sagako Sugiura, MS in Community Development, PhD in Geography, UC Davis. Current student.

Beth Wilkinson, MS in Community Development, UC Davis. (Thesis: "Design and Satisfaction in a Retirement Community").


Landscape Architecture Senior Projects Supervised (Partial List):

Sam Allen, "Past, Present and Future: The Redevelopment Process of Oak Park" 2007.

Nicholas Ancel, "A Master Plan for the Dogpatch Community Garden, San Francisco". 1988.

Scott Baba, "Transportation Blueprint for the Growing City: Preparing the Sacramento Region for High Speed Rail" 2007.

Mary Lee Bedard. "In Search of the Source: A Wellness Garden." 1998.

Magnus Bernhardt, "A Visual Assessment and Visitor Evaluation of Stebbins Cold Canyon Natural Reserve". 1992.

Karen Bloom, "Sustainable Communities Report". 1990.

Judy Boshoven, "The East Bay Regional Park District; The Historical & Philosophical Foundations". 1986.

John Bowhay, "Dogwood Park: A Master Planning Process". 2008

Karen Bramlett, "Market Study of Available Services of Selected Commodities in the Town of Loomis". 1987.

Susan Britton, "Gardens on the Golden Edge". 1992.

Sheri Brown, "A Greenway for the City of Fremont, California". 1991.

Kia Buford, "Making Space for Women". 1993.

Corrine Byers, "Drainage Ponds for Recreation and Wildlife". 1988.

Monica Cardoza, "A Vision for the City of Tulare: An Urban Design and Planning Study". 1990.

Don Carmickle, "Transportation Alternatives/Urban Parameters". 1993.

Leith Carstarphen, "Sustainable Landscape Architecture in the SF Bay Area: Case Studies of Successful Projects". 2003.

Rusty Case, "Designing for Security: Enhancing security around public buildings in the downtown without compromising their aesthetic qualities." 2003.

Kim Chan, "Landscaping for Hope: Further Development of the Kigali Memorial Centre, Rwanda" 2007.

Chris Chisam, "Vochatzer Multi-purpose Track and Field Stadium" 2007.

Helen Chu, "Yolo County Highway 16: A Mitigation, Conservation and Restoration Project" 2007.

Helen Chu, "Tong Hui He Canal China Redevelopment", 2008

Jennifer Clark, "Courtyard Healthcare Center Gardens". 1997.

Norita Collins, "Bay View Hunters Point Healing Art Center: Sanctuary and Peace Garden" 2007.

Lawrence Cuevas, "Self-Marketing and Job Hunting as a Graduating Landscape Architecture Student" 2007.

Tim Cunnane, "The Korean War Veterans Memorial National Design Competition". 1989.

Anne Dain-Owens. "The Affects of Language on the Perception of Landscape". 2003.

Paul Davis, "3D Rendering with AutoCAD 2007" 2007.

Randy De Luchi, "Developing the Nation's First Handicapped Recreation Trail". 1985.

Aleksandra Djurasovic, "Women's Experience of Landscape and Fear for Personal Safety" 2007.

Donia, "Holly Court Community Greening Study for the City of San Francisco". 1990.

Andrea Douglas, "Malls and Meeting Places", 2007.

Justin Draheim, "The Rush Ranch Courtyard and Interpretive Gardens" 2007.

Christopher Drullard, "A Garden for Spirit and Mind: University Covenant Church Meditation Garden" 2007.

Rebecca Farrington, "Playgrounds for Kids". 2002.

Mark Fellinger, "West Davis Pond: A Critique and Redesign". 1995.

Wayne Filipowski , "People's Perception of Drought Tolerant Landscapes". 1984.

Rita Frink, "Creating Connections: The South Tahoe Greenway". 1996.

Tom Frye, "The Developer's Handbook to Open Space". 1990.

Tara L. Gee, "On Community Parks". 1984.

John R. Gibbs, "Mono Village Design Study". 1995.

Kate Green, "Little Flock Children's Home, India" 2007.

Brad Greenbury, "The Importance of Streetscape In a Mixed-Use Neighborhood". 1985.

Luke Griffith, "An Open Space Planning Methodology for the Lower Sacramento and Putah Cache Region". 2000.

Katherine Grimm, "Luis Barragan and the Synthesis of Mexican Architecture". 1988.

Rachel Guedon, "Sightlines: Local Views of Landscapes". 2002.

Dennis Grunstad, "A Neighborhood Park for Vacaville, California". 1989.

Jill Hardesty, "The California Aesthetic: Understanding the Elements that Make California Living Unique to Design of a Residence in the California Style" 2007.

Ellen Harris, "Native American Patterns Within the Landscape: A Language of the Anasazi". 1990.

Andrew Haskin, "A Guidebook to Rendering with Sketchup and Photoshop: A Compilation of Techniques for the Aspiring Digital Artist" 2007.

Diane Hefner, "Putah Creek Campground, Yolo County". 1988.

Trena Heinrich, "Davis E Street Plaza" 2007.

Scott Hendrickson, "Bringing the Chinook Salmon Back to Putah Creek: An Ecological Fish Ladder Design for the Lake Solano Diversion Dam" 2007.

Suki Herman, "Interpretive Trail Design". 1993.

Margarita Hill, "Crissy Field Peace Park Process". 1986.

Szu-Yu Huang, "Open Space in Daily Life: Cultural comparisons in two cities". 2002.

Stacey Kwok, "Saving Yesterday's Water for Today's Uses: Exploring Aspects of Using Recycled Water on the U.C. Davis Campus". 2000.

Kamal K. Jain, "Dallas Arts District; A Design Proposal". 1985.

Tyler Jarvik, Nonstop Block Party Cookout: Reclaiming California's Underused Suburban Streetscape for Retrofit Cohousing". 2004.

Stan Jones, "The Davis Greenway". 1987.

Tyler S. Jones-Powell, "Smart Growth: A Sustainable, Less Impactive Example for Suburban Residential Development in Davis" 2007.

Jodi Ketelsen, "North Elk Grove: Community Planning for Mass Transportation and Pedestrian Use". 1989.

Daniel Krompholz, "An Ecologically-Based Trail System for Lomorinda" 2007.

Andy Le, "Grand Army Plaza"". 2008

Beth Lee, "Campus Outdoor Spaces". 2008

Marco Lei, "Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization, City of Toronto, Canada" 2007.

Rebecca Lillis, "Making Connections in the Community: A Proposal for an Open Space Network for East Sacramento". 1995.

Russell Link, "Retrofitting Tract Homes for Permaculture and Co-Housing in East Davis". 1989.

Tess Lispi, "Web Site for a Pro-Active Community". 1997.

Renee Lucena, "Concrete Terrain: Skateboarding as a Recreational Reinterpretation of the Urban Landscape." 2003.

Amy Ving Luu, "Understanding the Landscape of Homelessness: A POE and Redesign of Friendship Park" 2007.

Kevin Ly, "A Case Study Method for Landscape Architecture: An Electronic Publication". 2000.

Roy Majoe, "Davis Gateway Project". 1993.

Tamara Malmstrom, "A Model for Small Public Places For Sacramento", 2008

Yanet Martinez, "Green Roofs" 2007.

Stewart McCord, "Designing for Urban Vitality: the Sacramento Downtown Ballpark". 1997.

Greg Melton, "Carnellian Bay Recreation Area Master Plan". 1990.

Aric Merolli, "Graffiti in the Landscape." 2002.

Amy Mitchell, "Making Space for Community: A New Vision for a Texas Shopping Center". 2002.

Andrew Mooney, "Redevelopment of Old Town Camarillo, CA" 2007.

Willa Mui, "A Place Called Home: Designing a Healing Garden for the Sacramento Children's Home" 2007.

Daniel Mummy, "Campus Community: The El Dorado High School Student Community Garden" 2007.

Ken Murray, "Balancing Conservation & Development in Yolo County". 1995.

Alice Nakaoka, "The Healing Garden: Promoting Reflection in Individuals Living with AIDS", 1995.

Marlies Nagl, "A Case Study of Community Participation: Knights Landing Community Playground: An evaluation of the design process and outcome by the community." 2003.

Lea Nash, "The California Garden Project: A World-Class Botanical Garden for Our State's Capital" 2007.

Victoria Ngo, "Public Outdoor Dinning" 2007.

Aymon-Ahn Nguyen, "A Sustainable Parking Lot for the Stornetta Public Lands, Pt. Arena, CA" 2007.

Nha Nguyen, "Davis Gateway Design Project: A Redesign of the Richards Underpass". 2008

Temoor Noor, "Children in the Garden: Research on Specific Behaviors of Children in a Garden Setting vs. A Classroom Setting". 1998.

Joseph V. Nootbaar, "The Central Corridor: Reclamation of Lost Space in San Francisco". 1992.

Timothy O'Shea, "Davis Tilth: A local compost project building fertility and community". 1995.

Paula Parmelee, "Fair Oaks Greenway: Creation of a Multi-Use Path to Connect Fair Oaks Park, Village Park, and the American River Parkway". 2004.

Micah Press, "A New Life: The Redevelopment of the Fort Bragg Mill Site" 2007.

Patricia Quintero, "Signs and the Yosemite Experience". 1986.

Rachel Ragatz, "Sustainable Technologies Applied to High Density Urban Residential Developments" 2007.

Amber Reilly, "Tomorrow's Course: Applying Research to Future Golf Course Design" 2007.

Baird Renneckar, "Agricultural Buffer Zones: Addressing the Urban Edge". 1995.

Johnny Ribeiro, "The Landscape Renovation of the Excalibur Hotel/Casino". 1992.

Sarah Richards, "Central Valley Trails: Issues & Solutions." 2000.

Julia Riggins, "Modern and Post Modern Women in the Field of Landscape Architecture and the Barriers they have/had to Overcome" 2007.

Linda Roberson, "Diluted Realism: The Postmodernization of community planning: a critical analysis of New Urbanism". 1995.

Dave F. Roche, "Master Plan for The Folsom City Zoo". 1984.

Robert Rombold, "Public Art: A Preliminary Review". 1985.

Colleen Salveson, "Landscape Architecture and the BMX Rider: Solving Conflicts and Creating Spaces for the BMX Rider" 2007.

Stephen Sampson, "A Greener Greenbelt: Research and Design for More Sustainable Community Greenbelt Systems" 2007.

Eva Schlanger, "Improving High School Landscapes: Discovering Landscape Preference Differences and Creating a New Design Which Improves Campus Landscape Experiences for Both Groups. " 2004.

Josh Schwartz, "Nearby Nature: Naturalistic Play For Children in City".  2008

David Sorenson, "Janesville Elementary Schoo Landscape Improvements". 1988.

Lynelle Springer, "Historic Garden Restoration at South Lake Tahoe." 2002.

Jay D. Stallman, "Yolo Regional Open Space

David Steinbauer, "East Sacramento Butterfly Corridor Project". 1995.

Melode Stenhammer, "New Playgrounds and Play Structures" 2007.

Matthew Strader, "Questioning the Meanings of a Monument: A study of the meanings of Alcatraz Island and a search for design solutions to give expression to under-represented, yet significant meanings." 2003.

Ken Stockton, "Animals in Context: An Ecological Approach to Zoo Exhibitry". 1989.

Heather Stovall, "A Natural and More Sustainable Way to Treat Wastewater" 2007.

Scott Summers, "Kuwait: Absorbing Excess Revenues Through Self-Sufficient Development". 1984.

Sue Tofanelli, "Lake District" Master Plan, University of California, Davis". 1989.

Quoc Tu Tran, "Establishing Roots in South Sacramento: Open space proposal for the Overseas Chinese Community Center". 1995.

Henry Tsai, "Core-Skill Software Programs for Undergraduate Landscape Architecture Programs" 2007.

Tran Tung. "Explorit! Masterplan for the Davis Science Center". 1993.

Tricia Westbrook, "Gentler Marks Upon the Land: Natural Management in Residential Communities". 1989.

Bethany Whiteside, "Recycled Building Materials: Should the Average Homeowner Trust Them?" 2007.

Mitch Wilks, "The Surface, The Core, and The Strawberry: Strawberry Creek Park". 1992.

Lanette Woo, "An Evaluation of Sacramento's Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Guidelines". 1991.

Jen Worth, "Urban Trails for Children in Davis". 1991.

Danny Yadegar, "Community by Design: People. Place. Process."  2008 

Jenny Yang , "Retirement Options for Asian American Elderly" 2007.

Ed Yu, "Landscape Architects & the Development Process". 1988.

John Zanzi, "A Master Plan for Davis Regional Park". 1985.