Faculty Project Gallery 4
Ted Wolff, RLA is a professor of landscape architecture. His firm, Wolff Landscape Architecture, developed the site and landscape design for the new Business Instructional Facility at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign. The project received LEED Platinum certification, with landscape contributing to a number of credits through the use of native plants, on-site stormwater retention, green roofs, and no potable water use. 1 of 4
Ted Wolff. The courtyard was designed to be seen from within the building and to be an extension of the multi-story Commons at the center of the interior spaces. 2 of 4
Ted Wolff. The courtyard's strong geometry contrasts with the informal native plantings, including native oak trees, low-profile prairie, and sedge meadow planting in the on-site stormwater detention basin. 3 of 4
Ted Wolff. The project uses no potable water for landscape irrigation, achieved in part by using native plants adapted to the climate of central Illinois. The native grasses and forbs between the sidewalk and building are a profound departure from UIUC's template of bluegrass lawns and shade trees with clipped yew hedge foundation planting. 4 of 4
Thesis Director and Associate Professor Dirk Denison received a second Interior Architecture Citation of Merit in the 2010 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards. This award was for for the restaurant L2O in the Belden Stratford Hotel. Firm: Dirk Denison Architects. Photo: Michelle Litvin.
Adjunct Professor Thomas Hoepf won the 2011 AIA Chicago Regional & Urban Design Citation of Merit for his design of the Moraine Valley Community College Entrance Gateway + Quadrangle.
Adjunct Professor Thomas Roszak, Adler Planetarium Welcome Gallery. 1 of 2.
Adjunct Professor Thomas Roszak, Adler Planetarium Welcome Gallery. 2 of 2.
Studio Associate Professor Susan Conger-Austin, "Floating World Gallery." Photo Credit: Tom Rossiter. 1 of 2.
Studio Associate Professor Susan Conger-Austin, "Floating World Gallery." Photo Credit: Tom Rossiter. 2 of 2.
Adjunct Associate Professor Martin Klaeschen, "Hill House." Hill House is a low energy residence near Hamburg, Germany.
Part-Time Professor Mark McKinney, Mark McKinney Architectures. "The Lighthouse at Montrose Harbor"