Tag: Landscape Architecture

From the Minnesota Daily: Architecture student selected to aid in Geneva

To some, working in a foreign country, staying with an American ambassador and designing a project that could benefit an entire nation may sound too good to be true.

But for University of Minnesota graduate student Natalie Ross, it’s a reality. Ross, who is seeking a master’s degree in landscape architecture, is one of eight students selected to intern at the U.S. Mission in Geneva, Switzerland. The interns, chosen from a pool of 150 applicants, will spend the first two weeks of August designing a five-year plan to make the grounds of the Mission greener.

Greening the Grounds – Landscape Architecture Project – Photo Gallery


Nine U.S. landscape architecture students will spend the first two weeks of August studying the grounds surrounding the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and drafting a sustainable landscape design that can be phased in over five years. The students will work alongside three Swiss landscape architecture students, and under the guidance…