Baker H. Morrow
- Professor of Practice
- MA, Comparative Literature, Postmodern Design, UNM
- BA, Latin American Studies, History, English, UNM
- Plant Materials for the Southwest
- Historic Landscapes of New Mexico and the Southwest
- Latin American Landscape Architecture
- Early Spanish Literature in the New World
Practicing landscape designer, then landscape architect, since 1970; founded Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., the first modern office of landscape architects in New Mexico, in 1973 (retired 2016): over 4500 projects to date. Licensed landscape architect in New Mexico; license no. 2. Began teaching at UNM in 1975; founder, Master's Program in Landscape Architecture at UNM, June, 2000; currently serves as Professor of Practice. Founder and Director, Registry of Historic Landscapes (New Mexico), 1980 - present. Books to date: 11; three in process. The Center for Southwest Research, UNM, is the repository for Prof. Morrow's Registry of Historic Landscapes research, as well as his landscape architectural projects and literary work from the past 45 years.
Plant Materials in Landscape Architecture I
Gardens in the Sand: New Mexico's Historic Landscapes
Latin American Landscape Architecture
Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes, rev. ed., 2016
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: The South American Expeditions, 1540-1545 (translator), 2011
Canyon Gardens: The Ancient Pueblo Landscapes of the American Southwest (w/ V.B Price), 2008
A Tropical Place Like That (stories), 2007
Horses Like the Wind (stories), 2001
Anasazi Architecture and American Design (w/ V.B. Price), 1997
A Harvest of Reluctant Souls: Fray Alonso de Benavides' s History of New Mexico, 1630 (translator), 1996, rev. ed. 2012
Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes (1st ed.), 1995
The City of the Saints by Sir Richard F. Burton, edited by Baker H. Morrow, 1990
A Dictionary of Landscape Architecture, 1987
Multiple book reviews, magazine articles, and monographs
Journal Center, Albuquerque
Citywide Prototype Median Landscapes (90 miles to date), Albuquerque
Big I, Albuquerque
I-40 freeway landscape improvements (multiple projects), Alb.
Streetscape renovations of downtown Artesia, Moriarty, Eunice, Jal, and Aztec, NM
175 park projects throughout the Southwest
425 schools, including playing fields, playgrounds, and associated green space
16 historic landscape inventories and reports for the NPS and others
Renovation of Santa Fe Plaza
35 college and university projects, including Karen Abraham Courtyard and Alumni Chapel, UNM, and Zuhl Library and the Central Promenade, NMSU
Chair, State Board of Landscape Architects
Trustee, NM Chapter, ASLA; member, Urban Enhancement Trust Fund, City of Albuquerque
Member and chair, UNM Press Committee
Member, board of advisors, Center for Regional Studies, UNM
Member, multiple faculty and administrator search committees, UNM.
Prof. Morrow and Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., Landscape Architects, have received over 135 design awards and citations since 1980.
Stewart Udall Cultural Landscape Preservation Award, 2008
Zia Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement, 2012
Creative Bravo Award, 2013, and others.
Prof. Morrow is the first native New Mexican to be licensed as a landscape architect in New Mexico (1985), and the first native New Mexican to become a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (2001).