Updates on the BLA program accreditation process by ASLA/LAAB

​​​​​​The BLA program at LDEM was approved and invited to apply for initial accreditation by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB), the academic arm of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

The accreditation team Nadine Modad, Rim Hazimeh and Sarah Hamzeh, led by Dr. Yaser Abunnasr, commenced work in September 2019 with a pl​an to submit the self-study report in December 15, 2019 and conduct the field visit in spring 2020. If successful, the BLA/LDEM will be the first program in the world to be accredited outside the USA.​