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Landscape Architecture Faculty and Staff

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Assistant Professor

Hans Klein-Hewett

Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture

Mailing Address

Landscape Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-2197
Office: 380 College of Design


BLA, Iowa State University, 2005
MLA, Cornell University, 2009

  • Klein-Hewett_CV (May 2022) (05/20/22)
  • Research Interests

    Rural Parks and Recreation

    • Rural park classification systems
    • Rural parks as quality-of-life amenities
    • Park distribution and park planning
    • Park equity in rural spaces

    Landscape Tourism

    • History of landscape tourism
    • Design of tourism spaces
    • Scenic tourism and landscape tourism

    Landscape Architecture Pedagogy

    • Experiential learning
    • Construction detailing through experiential learning

    Current Projects

    Rural Parks and Recreation

    • Classifying rural parks based on resources and amenities: a multi-county study
    • Rural park distribution: utilizing rural park classifications as a model for equitable park planning
    • An Almost Perfect Memory (An update to JB Jackson's "An Almost Perfect Town")

    Landscape Architecture Pedagogy

    • Utilizing a flipped-classroom approach for construction detailing: experiential learning and digital documentation for landscape architects