Ned Crankshaw

Ned Crankshaw

Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture

Ned Crankshaw is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture. His teaching is organized around the idea that intelligent landscape architecture practice is based partly on understanding regional and local landscape character. Crankshaw teaches third year design studios that focus on regional landscape character, site analysis, site master planning, site design, and sustainable design. His other courses include cultural landscape preservation and advanced graphics.   

Research interests are in cultural landscape management, especially in ways to best incorporate contemporary design into historic landscapes. Focus is mainly on smaller cities and the rural landscapes that surround them.