Graduation Semester and Year

Spring 2024



Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Landscape Architecture


Landscape Architecture

First Advisor

Letora Anderson


The objective of this research is to examine the advantages of applying landscape architecture design principles to urban agriculture landscapes. The study investigates the current and past instances of implementing agriculture in urban areas to comprehend how they benefit the community and local environment and create a connection between people and the food they consume. The study aims to explore how landscape architecture can be efficiently applied to urban farming practices to establish a meaningful and sustainable connection between individuals and their food. The study will be guided by three research questions: (1) What are the environmental benefits associated with integrating agricultural landscapes into the urban environment? (2) What are the key principles and elements of landscape design that can be effectively integrated into urban agriculture? (3) What are the sustainable challenges associated with maintaining urban agriculture within the community? The research will provide recommendations for design that follow landscape design principles and aim to bridge the gap between people and the food they consume in a sustainable manner.


Urban Farming, Agriculture, Landscape Architecture


Landscape Architecture


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