Dean R. Bork, CLA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
122D Burruss Hall
College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

+1.540.231.5487
drbork@vt.edu
drbork.net
 
CURRICULUM VITAE
 
RESEARCH AREAS

Watershed Sensitive Site Design

Green Infrastructure Planning and Design

Christian Perspectives on the Profession
and the City
 
COURSES TAUGHT

(Recent)

LAR-3154 - Watershed Sensitive Site
Design and Construction

LAR 2016 - Second Year Design Studio

LAR-4304 - Topics in Landscape
Architecture

- LAR 4304/5304G - Christianity,
Community and the City

- LAR 4304/5304G - Design Professions
and the Post-secular Present

LAR-4094 - Senior Project

(New for 2016/17)

LAR-1144 - Introduction to Landscape
Architecture

LAR-2164 - Landform Function and
Aesthetics

 

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Dean R. Bork is an Associate Professor and a certified Landscape Architect (Virginia #204). He joined the Department of Landscape Architecture at Virginia Tech in 1980 and served as its Head from 2000 to 2007. Prior to his academic career he held the position of Vice President, landscape architect and golf course architect at the David Gill Corporation in St. Charles, Illinois.
 
EDUCATION

MLA, 1979. Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University.

BLA, 1975. Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin.
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Buchholz, Tracy, David A. Madary, Dean Bork, Tamim Younos, “Stream Restoration in Urban Environments: Concept, Design Principles and Case Studies of Stream Daylighting” in Water Management in Urban Environments, Springer, 2016.

Serpati, David and Dean R. Bork, "Understanding Local Places in a Globalizing Context". Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extra Urban Studies, Vol. 2, 2012.

Bork, Dean R., Josh Franklin, “Revitalizing Urbanized Watersheds through Densification: A City of Fairfax Case Study”. Documentation Set #63:Nature and the Sustainable City, International Making Cities Livable Conference, 2010.

Bork, Dean R., “Landscape Architecture: the Corpus is Alive but the Mind is Ailing”. Kerb 17: Journal of Landscape Architecture, RMIT, 2009 Buchholz,Tracy, Dean Bork, Tamim Younos, "Urban Stream Daylighting Design Application to Stroubles Creek, Blacksburg, Virginia" Virginia Water Resources Center, SR36-2007.