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Ole Sleipness

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Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Environmental Design and Planning, Clemson University, 2009
Exploring How Residential Communities in the Rural Southern Appalachian Mountains are Branded as 'Green:' A Qualitative Analysis
Other, City and Regional Planning, (Real Estate Development), Clemson University, 2005
Characterizing Themes in Western Gateway Communities
Other, Landscape Architecture, Washington State University, 2003
Other, Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape Design, Edmonds Community College, 1999

Licensures & Certifications

Landscape Architect, State of Utah Department of Commerce , Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, 2017



Teaching Interests

My teaching encompasses a variety of landscape architecture practice- from large-scale recreation and open space planning, gateway communities, and the interface between public and private lands- to detail oriented core competencies such as landscape materials. Expriential learning forms the core of my studios, lecture courses, and independent student mentoring.

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on branding of the built environment, particularly within gateway communities and natural amenity-based development; rural community development and change; the interface between rural public and private lands; and how students engage these contexts through participatory design and service-learning.


Contact Information

Office Hours: By appointment
Go toOffice Location: FAV 260
DialPhone: 436-797-0510
SendEmail: ole.sleipness@usu.edu

Awards

Achievement Award, 2016

Utah Chapter of the American Planning Association

Faculty Excellence in Civic Engagement, 2011

WSU Center for Civic Engagement

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Sleipness, O., (2015). Sustainable Urban Site Design: Grounded in Context: Sustainable Urban Forms: Theory, Design and Application. Cognella Publishing/University Readers *

* Has not been peer reviewed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    * Has not been peer reviewed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      * Has not been peer reviewed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

      • George, B.H, Sleipness, O., Quebbeman, A., (2017). Using Virtual Reality as a Design Input: Impacts on Collaboration in a University Design Studio Setting. Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture , 2:1
      • Sleipness, O., Ryan, K., Krikac, R., Gomez, S., (2016). Rural Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Projects: Frameworks for Engagement within Regional Rural Development Centers. Landscape Research Record/CELA, 5:1
      • Sleipness, O., George, B., Hughes, A., Remineni, S., (2016). Hidden dimensions: Illuminating landscape history through mobile apps. . Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, 1, 273-280.
      • Sleipness, O.R, (2014). Consuming Nature: Paradoxes of Green Development in the Rural Southern Appalachian Mountains. Landscape Journal, 33:1, 37-58. doi: 10.3368/lj.33.1.37
      • Professional Journal

      * 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

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                LAEP 6880 - Landscape Architecture Research Methods, Spring 2017

                LAEP 3600 - Landscape Materials, Spring 2017

                LAEP 3600 - Landscape Materials, Fall 2016

                LAEP 6310 - Recreation and Open Space Planning and Design, Fall 2016

                LAEP 3100 - Recreation/Open Space, Fall 2016

                LAEP 6880 - Landscape Architecture Research Methods, Spring 2016

                LAEP 3600 - Landscape Materials, Fall 2015

                LAEP 6310 - Recreation and Open Space Planning and Design, Fall 2015

                LAEP 3100 - Recreation/Open Space, Fall 2015

                LAEP 6880 - Landscape Architecture Research Methods, Spring 2015

                LAEP 3600 - Landscape Materials, Spring 2015


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Jason Parkinson, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, November 2016
                Yana Neely, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, November 2016
                Mary Oliver, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, August 2016
                Jennifer Wiseman, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, January 2015 - May 2017
                Lynda Draper, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, September 2014 - May 2016
                Daniel Baum, Other, August 2012 - May 2013