Richard Weller, "An Art of Instrumentality"
Richard Weller is the Martin and Margy Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. Formerly he was Director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre and the design firm Room 4.1.3. He was honored with an Australian National Teaching Award in 2012. In addition to three books regarding his design and planning work, he has published over 70 papers and given hundreds of public lectures around the world. Throughout his academic career he has maintained a design practice and received a consistent stream of international design competition awards at all scales of landscape architecture and urban design.