Heidi Hohmann

Heidi Hohmann

Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture
Director of Graduate Education, Landscape Architecture




Campus Office: 577 Design

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


Research Interests

Historic landscapes and their preservation; landscape architectural history, particularly 1900-1935; late nineteenth and early twentieth century parks and park systems; rural cemeteries; contemporary design criticism.

Current Projects

History of Minneapolis Park System, including design of Cleveland, Manning, Loring, Wirth and Eckbo

Brucemore Historic Landscape Report Update & Treatment Plan

Cultural Landscape Assessment for Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Photo and film collection of P.H. Elwood's Asian & European travels

Rim Rock Drive Cultural Landscape Inventory

Platt National Park National Historic Landmark Nomination

Fort Des Moines Cultural Landscape Assessment 


BS, Yale College, 1985
MLA, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1993

Selected Publications

  • "From Pariah to Paragon: The Redesign of Platt National Park"
  • Cultural Landscape Studies for Veteran's Lake and Chickasaw National Recreation Area
  • Presentation to National Advisory Council for Historic Preservation
  • Cooperative Agreement with National Park Service
  • Cooperative Agreement with National Park Service
  • Le Mars Community Park