Office Location: CU Denver Building, 330B
Office Hours: By appointment
Department of Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture design, history, theory: 19th century French landscape architecture, 19th and 20th century American landscape architecture and preservation; cultural landscapes; construction history; reception history and landscape; design studio practices and outcomes assessment
Board of Directors – Civic Center Conservancy
CELA, SAH, DOCOMOMO, ICOMOS
Publications (partial list)
Komara, Ann, "Map and Measure: Alphand's Contours of Construction at the Parc des Butte
Chaumont," forthcoming, Landscape Journal (Spring 2009).
Wolf, Kenneth, Mary Connelly and Ann Komara, "A Tale of Two Rubrics: Improving
Teaching and Learning Across the Content Areas Through Assessment," Journal of
Effective Teaching, 8/12 (2008) 21-32.
Komara, Ann. “Recording a Mid-Century Modern Landscape in Denver, Colorado,” CRM: The Journal of Heritage Stewardship, 3/2 (Summer 2006) 94-98.
Komara, Ann et al., Skyline Park Historic American Landscapes Survey (Denver: UCD Department of Landscape Architecture, Colorado Preservation, Inc., and the Intermountain Regional Office of the National Park Service, 2005). Colorado Historical Society Project # 04-MI-015.
Komara, Ann. “Concrete and the Engineered Picturesque – The Parc des Buttes Chaumont (Paris, 1867)” Journal of Architectural Education, Thematic issue: Construction and Context: History, Theory and Practice. Guest Editor: Ted Cavanaugh (Dalhousie University), 58/1 (Sept 2004) 4-12.
Komara, Ann. “The Glass Wall: Gendering the American Society of Landscape Architects.” Studies in the Decorative Arts (New York: The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts) VIII /1 (Fall-Winter 2000) 22-30.
Komara, Ann. "Vitruvian Virtues: The Role of Architecture and Design in K-12 Visual Arts Instruction." Design for Arts in Education 92/2 (Nov/Dec 1990) 29-32.
Komara, Ann. Chapter: "A. E. Bye and the Modernist Tradition." Abstracting the Landscape, The Artistry of Landscape Architect A. E. Bye (State College, PA: Penn State Department of Publications, 1990) 61-86.
Most Recent Courses
Landscape Architecture Design Studio: Cultural Landscape Master Plan
Twentieth Century American Landscape Architecture
History of Landscape Architecture
Picturing Place: Landscape and Reception
Landscape Architecture Design Studio I-II
Awards, Grants and Recognitions
Fulbright Professor of Landscape Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology 2008
Stephen Hart Award for Excellence in Preservation Colorado Historical Society
National Park Service CESU Research Grant – Rocky Mountain National Park
Dumbarton Oaks Summer Research Fellow 2004
Graham Foundation Grant recipient 2004
ASLA Yamagami-Hope Fellowship 1992