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Student Showcase

Mario Nuño-Whelan

Master of Landscape Architecture ’20

Co-President, University of Arizona ASLA Student Chapter

  • AzASLA Student Collaborative Design Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Master’s Report – Creative Emphasis
  • Planning Faculty Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Outstanding GPA

Home Town
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Master’s Project
Wetlands & Bouncy Castles: A Juárez Nature Park Along the U.S.-Mexico Border


Places matter. Their rules, their scale, their design include or exclude civil society, pedestrianism, equality, diversity (economic and otherwise), understanding of where water comes from and garbage goes, consumption or conservation. They map our lives.
  – Rebecca Solnit

Comments: 2

  • Maryam Moradnejad

    May 15, 2020

    congratulation Mario!

  • Kay Brown

    May 18, 2020

    Congratulations Mario! I am so excited for you….I know that you will forge a path for yourself and will make am impact with your kindness, committment and spirit. Be happy!
    Warm regards,


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