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Landscape Architecture Program

Phone: (208) 885-7448
Fax: (208) 885-9428
E-mail: larch@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481

Lu Ding

Office: AA 205
Phone: (208) 596-6665
Email: ding7751@vandals.uidaho.edu

College of Art & Architecture
Landscape Architecture

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2013

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Use theories of sustainability and continuity of culture with new science and technology
    • Site planning and design
    • Graphic representation with hand rendering and software
  • Research Projects
    • Paradise Creek project 2008
      Focus on wetland treatment and GIS using. 
    • EIB building project 2009
      I worked with two architects and one engineer and got to know how to share ideas and coordinate our efforts. 
    • River bank recreation work, Lewiston, ID 2009
      Salmon protection, flood control and city development are considered. Casawallace, Milano, Italy 2009 Tourist Wine field recreation. 
    • CASCADE, Moscow, ID 2010
      River Front Park with canoe slalom program design. 
    • Thesis: Case study 2010
      Chongychon riverbank recreation project, South Korea. 
    • Water Front Restoration for Chinese Community, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China 2011
      With the recreation of riverbank and city block, I try to change the single one-­‐day trip into an open, interactive, culture observed and learned sustainable development program. Furthermore the change will enhance the eco-­‐system in the city, which will be the green lung and belt that satisfy the demands of entertainment and relax public open space of citizens. 
    • Urbanism studio in Denmark 2011
      I worked with international group with the theme of Identity that I can apply from research to design. 
    • Graduate Studio 2012
      North Monroe Street Revitalization Project, Teamwork with 1 landscape architecture student, 4 architecture student, and 1 engineering student. 
    • Golden Years project, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China 
      Assist Stephen R. Drown to the application of environmental design principles that incorporate the most contemporary research on aging and the elderly. Landscape Architecture design services of the site and consulting the Architecture design.
  • Outreach Projects
    • Interdisciplinary Studio in Jiangsu University, China
      Associate with Stephen R. Drown in building up a studio including students and faculties from Fine Art, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Decorate of Art, and Industry Design. Focus on comprehensive solutions of environment and design issues. 
    • Summer Studio in China
      Cooperated with Landscape Architecture and Architecture Program in Summer Campus in China. Focus on preplanning and remodeling of suburban and village in Southern China. Sustainability and continuity of culture with new science and technology is the goal.