David Evans

LAEP Dept

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Specialist


David Evans

Contact Information

Phone: 435-797-0508
Email: david.evans@usu.edu

Educational Background

Other, Urban Design, (Landscape Architecture/City & Regional Planning), University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Urban Design Plan for City of Rio Vista, California
Other, Landscape Architecture, (Environmental Design), Conway School of Landscape Design, 1976
Not required. Real project orientation.
Registered Landscape Architect, State of California, 1993
Registered Landscape Architect (Inactive), State of Massachusetts , 1988

Biography

Born and raised in Ohio, where I spent my first 35 years. Moved to California in 1989. Building on 37 years of professional practice I joined the university in August of 2012.

Teaching Interests

Leadership in Landscape Architectural professional practice. Urban theory and design. Design development and construction documents preparation. Career counseling and employment/internship placement. Community-engaged learning.

Research Interests

Community-engaged learning. Strategies for career development and student advising. Landscape urbanism and sustainable urban design. Landscape extension.

Awards

Laval Morris Award, 2019

LAEP

LAEP Faculty of the Year, 2016

Students of the Department of LAEP

Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year, 2016

College of Agriculture and Applied Science

LAEP Faculty of the Year, 2015

Sustainable Design Award, 2012

City of Lawndale, CA

American Main Street Award of Excellence, 2009

American Redevelopment Association

Award of Excellence, 2009

Solano County Transportation Authority

Award of Excellence, 2008

California Redevelopment Association

Charter Award, 2007

Congress for New Urbanism

Award of Excellence, 2007

California Redevelopment Association

Award of Excellence, 2007

California Redevelopment Association

DeMars Fellowship, 1996

University of California, Berkeley

Award of Excellence, 1994

California Parks and Recreation Society


Publications | Abstracts

  • Sleipness, O., Waite, P., Evans, D.T, (2017). Models for Design-Build in Landscape Architecture Curricula: Logistics, Liabilities, and Paradox. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture
  • Anderson, D.T, Evans, D.T, The Community Design Team; Pedagogy of Practice and Community Service. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

    Professional Journal

    • Sleipness, O., Anderson, D.T, Evans, D.T, Design Engagement as a Catalyst for Promoting Democratic Dialogue around Shared Values: Applications for Western Gateway Communities. . International Making Cities Livable

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Magazine/Trade Publications

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Teaching

      LAEP 6250 - Internship and Cooperative Education Program, Fall 2019
      LAEP 4100, 6410 - Urban Theory, Systems, and Design, Fall 2019
      LAEP 4250 - Internship and Cooperative Education, Summer 2019
      LAEP 6250 - Internship and Cooperative Education Program, Summer 2019
      LAEP 2720 - Analysis and Design 2, Spring 2019
      LAEP 4110 - Landscape Construction II, Spring 2019
      LAEP 6960 - Masters Project, Spring 2019
      LAEP 4910, 6160 - Professional Communication and Leadership, Spring 2019
      LAEP 2600 - Construction I, Fall 2018
      LAEP 4150 - Field Studio Experience, Fall 2018
      LAEP 6250 - Internship and Cooperative Education Program, Fall 2018
      LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2018
      LAEP 6960 - Masters Project, Fall 2018
      LAEP 6250 - Internship and Cooperative Education Program, Summer 2018
      LAEP 2720 - Analysis and Design 2, Spring 2018
      LAEP 4110 - Landscape Construction II, Spring 2018
      LAEP 4910, 6160 - Professional Communication and Leadership, Spring 2018
      LAEP 4150 - Field Studio Experience, Fall 2017
      LAEP 2600 - Landscape Construction I, Fall 2017
      LAEP 2720 - Analysis and Design 2, Spring 2017
      LAEP 4110 - Landscape Construction II, Spring 2017
      LAEP 4910, 6160 - Professional Communication and Leadership, Spring 2017
      LAEP 4110 - Field Studio Experience, Fall 2016
      LAEP 4150 - Field Studio Experience, Fall 2016
      LAEP 4910, 6160 - Communication and Leadership in Professional Practice, Spring 2016
      LAEP 4110 - Construction Document Preparation, Spring 2016
      LAEP 2720 - Site Planning and Design, Spring 2016
      LAEP 4110 - Construction Document Preparation, Fall 2015
      LAEP 4150 - Field Studio Experience, Fall 2015
      LAEP 4910,6160 - Communication and Leadership in Professional Practice, Spring 2015
      LAEP 4250 - Internship and Cooperative Education, Spring 2015
      LAEP 2720 - Site Planning and Design, Spring 2015
      LAEP 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2015
      LAEP 4110 - Construction Document Preparation, Fall 2014
      LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Fall 2014
      4910 - Communication & Leadership in Professional Practice, Spring 2014
      LAEP 4910,6160 - Communication and Leadership in Professional Practice, Spring 2014
      2720 - Site Planning & Design, Spring 2014
      LAEP 2720 - Site Planning and Design, Spring 2014
      LAEP 4350,6550 - Travel Course, Spring 2014
      LAEP 4110 - Construction Document Preparation, Fall 2013
      LAEP 4910/4920/6160/6170 - Communication & Leadership in Professional Practice, Spring 2013
      LAEP 2720 - Site Planning and Design, Spring 2013
      LAEP 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2013
      LAEP 6900 - Special Problems, Spring 2013
      LAEP 4110 - Construction Document Preparation, Fall 2012

      Extension

      Community Design Team: Thesis Program 2018-2019, 2018 - Ongoing
      Community Design Team 2018-2019, 2019 - 2020
      Community Design Team 2017-2018, 2017 - 2018
      Community Design Team 2016-2017, 2016 - 2017
      Community Design Team 2015-2016, 2015 - 2016
      Community Design Team 2014-2015, 2014 - 2015

      Graduate Students Mentored

      Matthew Starley, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, January 2018