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David Evans

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Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Professional Practice Associate Professor

Prof Practice Assoc Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: M, W, F 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Tu, Th 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Go toOffice Location: FAV 226
DialPhone: 435-797-0508
SendEmail: 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.


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

Communication and leadership in Landscape Architectural professional practice. Urban theory and design. Design development and construction documents preparation. Career counseling and employment/internship placement. Service learning education.

Research Interests

Service-learning and community engagement. Strategies for career development and student advising. Landscape urbanism and sustainable urban design.

Awards

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)

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * 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

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Magazine/Trade Publication

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                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 2016-2017, 2016 - 2017
                Community Design Team 2015-2016, 2015 - 2016
                USU Center for Civic Engagement & Service Learning, 2015 - 2015
                Big Sandy River Habitat Restoration, 2015 - 2015
                Community Design Team 2014-2015, 2014 - 2015
                Community Engaged Service Learning: Integrating USU's Land Grant Mission with Services Learning In Landscape Architecture, 2014 - 2015
                NEA "Our Town" Grant Application Assistance, Logan City, Utah, 2014 - 2015
                St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish Contemplative Garden, 2015 - 2015
                Portneuf Greenway Trail System, 2014 - 2015
                Logan Riverside Retreat, 2014 - 2015
                Willow Park Zoo, 2014 - 2015
                Lewiston Senior Living Center, 2014 - 2015
                Cache Valley Transit District, 2014 - 2015
                USU Student Living Center, 2014 - 2015
                Ranches Homeowners Association, 2014 - 2014
                Smithfield Memorial Park, 2014 - 2014
                Green Canyon Community Park, 2014 - 2014
                Cache County City Managers Association Presentation, 2014 - 2014
                Cache County Planning Association Presentation, 2013 - 2013
                Box Elder County Planning Association Presentation, 2013 - 2013
                Neighborhood Park Design, City of Tremonton, Utah, 2013 - 2013
                AIA SDAT Charrette, City of Tremonton, Utah, 2013 - 2013
                Downtown Revitalization Strategies for the City of Magna, Utah, 2013 - 2013

                Graduate Students Mentored

                Jim Anglesey, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, November 2017