The BigRepONE.2 fused filament fabrication 3D printer - part of the new Fabrication Factory at the LSU College of Art & Design (photo courtesy of BigRep)
September 2015
Photo Of The Month
More than 140 faculty, students, alumni, and friends turned out for the third annual Dean's Tailgate, hosted by the LSU College of Art & Design prior to the Auburn/LSU game on September 19. From left to right: Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Director Mark Boyer, Barbara & Mickey Freiberg, Bill and Bob Reich in the Robert Reich Courtyard.
Alumni Spotlight
Inside and Out with Three-Time LSU100 Honoree
For the third year in a row, Gregory Switzer Architecture, PC (GSAPC), was named an LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses honoree. Created by the E. J. Ourso College of Business Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, LSU100 identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing LSU-owned or LSU-led businesses in the world, showcasing the entrepreneurial success of former LSU students.
Switzer received a Bachelor of Interior Design from LSU in 1990 and also holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pratt Institute. He was a research fellow at Cornell University and has authored several sections of various books and publications, including a contribution to the Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice. He passed the ARE at 24 years old and is currently a licensed architect in 14 states and Washington, D.C. Switzer founded GSAPC in New York City in 2003 "in response to the ever-changing architecture and interiors marketplace." He was named one of The Network Journal's "40 under Forty Achievers."
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Floating Identity by Hye Yeon Nam featured at Amorepacific Museum of Art in Korea
Alumni News

Graphic Designer, JCW Productions, Baton Rouge, LA

Licensed Architect, GraceHebert Architects, Baton Rouge, LA
Sr. Project Manager, GraceHebert Architects, Baton Rouge, LA
Intern Architect, GraceHebert Architects, Baton Rouge, LA
Landscape Architect, Alex Smith Garden Design, Atlanta, GA
Project Architect/Project Manager, Looney Ricks Kiss, Baton Rouge, LA
Architectural Graduate, Mouton Long Turner Architects, Metairie, LA
Architectural Intern, Mouton Long Turner Architects, Metairie, LA
Mid-Level & Entry-Level Designers, Terrain Studio, San Francisco & Houston
Assistant Account Manager, Esterline Landscape Design, Sarasota, FL
Sales Associate, Custom Linens, Baton Rouge, LA
Entry-Level Landscape Designer, Moss Landscaping, Houston, TX
Assistant Landscape Project Manager, Duplantis Design Group, Baton Rouge, LA
Landscape Architect/Urban Planner, LJA Planning & Landscape Architecture, Houston, TX
Arts in Medicine Volunteer Opportunities, Baton Rouge General, LA
Landscape Installation Construction Supervisor, Alvarez + Basik Design Group, New Orleans, LA
Landscape Maintenance Technician, Alvarez + Basik Design Group, New Orleans, LA
Intern Architect, +one design & construction, Dallas, TX
Intern Architect, Kelly Grossman Architects, Austin, TX
Intern Architect, Jeff Kudla Architecture, Lake Charles, LA
Walk-on FB John David Moore living the dream at LSU
Experts: Talk now about drastic changes, or deal with coastal crisis later
Tiger Brandon Surtain trades pads for brushes as an LSU art major
Bartram Trail Marker dedicated in Plains
Healing in a garden: Horticultural therapy feels good
LSU students' development design proposals for former Earl K. Long site get positive public reaction
Offshore Drilling: Industry hardened by Katrina girds for landscape changed by climate
Water Under Everything
Country Roads


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TONIGHT! 6 p.m.
Jonathan Pellitteri
School of Art Lecture


10/3 - 10/4


LSU Hilltop Arboretum


10/5, 5 p.m.

Keller Easterling

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Sponsored Lecture


10/9, 5 p.m.

Thomas Woltz

LSU CSS & Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Lecture


10/10, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Modernism in Louisiana Symposium

Register now for free!


10/19, 1 - 5 p.m. 

MArch Open House
LSU School of Architecture


10/19, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

MLA Open House

LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture


10/19, 5 p.m.

Claude Cormier

Max Z. Conrad Endowed Lecture


10/20, 6 p.m.
Jennifer Allen
Ceramics Area Student Association Sponsored Lecture


10/21, 5 p.m.

Sean Caulfield

Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Endowed Lecture


10/25, 1 - 5 p.m.

Fall Garden Tour

Hilltop Arboretum


10/26, 5 p.m.

Owen Lang

Nadine Carter Russell Endowed Chair Lecture


11/4, 5 p.m.
Kathleen Bogaski
Marie M. Bickham Endowed Chair Lecture


11/6, 6 - 9 p.m.
Save the Date!

RRSLA Alumni Reception - ASLA/Chicago


11/11, 5 p.m.

Dario Robleto

School of Art Lecture


11/18, 5 p.m.

Toshiko Mori

Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture

Now - 10/4
Curated by Thomas Neff
Glassell Gallery
Now - 10/9
Foster Gallery
Now - 11/15
LSU Museum of Art
10/9 - 12/16
LSU Student Union Art Gallery
10/26 - 11/20
Foster Gallery
10/22 - 12/6
Glassell Gallery


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