School of Architecture

pat d. taylor

Pat D. Taylor

Program Director for Landscape Architecture
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Office: ARCH 109, E-mail:, Phone: 817.272.2801


B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Registered landscape architect; member, American Society of Landscape Architects. Previous academic appointments at Texas Tech University, Michigan State University and Texas A&M University. Research and teaching interests include recreation environments, urban design, regional design and planning, cultural landscapes, and research methods. Visiting lecturer, University of Birmingham (UK;) Wageningen University and Research Institute (Netherlands;) and the Swiss Federal Technical Institute (ETH.) Professional experience as landscape consultant, LBJ Ranch, 1965-71; coordinator, planning and design curriculum, Department of Park and Recreation Resources, Michigan State University; recreation and park specialist/adjunct professor, Department of Park, Recreation and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University; director of development, Texas Tech University; and President, Taylor and Associates. Interim Executive Secretary and Board Member, Texas Recreation and Park Society. Regional Director, President, Past President, Treasurer, CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.) Founding Trustee, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center. Co-founder of ISOMUL (International Studygroup for the Multiple Use of Land.) Vice-chair of Section I (Land, Water and Environment,) CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineers.) Sigma Lambda Alpha; recipient of CELA Award of Distinction, CIGR Merit Award, CELA Outstanding Administrator Award, and CELA Fellow. Distinguished Alumnus, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University.


May 11, 2006"Pat Taylor Recognized by CELA"

October 4, 2006"Landscape Architecture Director Receives Second International Award"

August 2, 2007"Program Director Selected as Outstanding Administrator"

November 30, 2009 - "Landscape Architecture at UT Arlington Ranked in Top 20"

June 30, 2011"Landscape Architecture Director Cited for Service to Scholarly Society"

November 27, 2012"Landscape Architecture at UT Arlington Nationally Ranked"

April 3, 2013"Taylor, students and faculty recognized at CELA conference"

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