Carl Steinitz's interests are reflected in his teaching and research on landscape change, methods of landscape analysis, visual quality, and landscape planning and design. His courses have included Theories and Methods of Landscape Planning, a seminar on Visual Landscape, the Third Semester Core Studio and annual Studio Options.
Alternative Futures for the Region of Camp Pendleton (PDF)
Steinitz's research is devoted to improving the methods by which planners and designers organize and analyze information about large land areas and how they make major design decisions. In 1984, he received the Outstanding Educator Award of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture; he also received the 1996 Distinguished Practitioner Award from the International Association for Landscape Ecology. He was awarded an honorary professorship in 1987 by the Beijing Forestry University.