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Department of

Landscape Architecture

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 Design


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

Supporting Files

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