Founding partners at PEG office of landscape + architecture with Jeff Sharpe, Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys (Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture, respectively) have earned an international reputation for their pioneering use of digital tools and dynamic patterns. PEG’s work was the subject of a recent exhibition, Dynamic Patterns, at the University of Melbourne.
Erick Guerra, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, and Christopher Marcinkoski, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, have been awarded competitive grants from the University Research Foundation (URF) for the 2016 - 2017 Academic Year.
More than 700 landscape architects, architects, designers, environmentalists and other professionals came together at Penn this month for a two-day Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future
A recent Philadelphia Inquirer story on the relocation of NASDQ’s futures and options trading and tech operation to the new FMC tower in University City drew upon and linked to The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the City It Made, a 2010 release by A
As part of a series of firsthand reports on PennDesign's Spring 2016 travel studios, three students shared their impressions—in words and images—of Beijing and environs.
PennDesign Professor of Practice and celebrated landscape architect Laurie Olin is the inaugral recipient of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Lifetime Achievement Award.
Led by founders Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture, respectively, Philadelphia-based PEG office of landscape + architecture has earned an international reputation for its pioneering work in the use of digital tools and dynamic patterns. Now their work is the subject of a new exhibition on view at the University of Melbourne, where M'Closkey recently spoke as part of the school's Dean's Lecture Series.
PennDesign alumnae Meghan Talarowski (MLA '13) of Studio Ludo and Kate Farquhar (MLA '12) of Roofmeadow were part of one of three winning teams in the Play Space competition hosted by the
From the first utopian impulse of Plato’s Republic to today's global border controls and public-space surveillance systems, there has always been a tyrannical aspect to the organization of society and the regulation of its spaces. “
Richard Weller, Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, is jurying a global short film competition concerning what organizers call "the profoundly frightening and yet somehow incredibly optimistic" landscapes of the 21st century.
Associate Professor Karen M'Closkey is among the international designers, scholars, scientists and artists presenting at This is a
Excerpted from an essay by Richard Weller, professor and chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, and B