Landscape Architecture

Human Ecology: How Nature and Culture Shape Our Word. Frederick Steiner
Humans have always been influenced by natural landscapes, and always will be—even as we create ever-larger cities and our developments fundamentally change the nature of the earth around us.
Pattern on the ground grown out of grass
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.
Winning designs and article about it
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
Cover of LA+
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. “
Anthroposcene. You Have Three Minutes: A global short film competition concerning the profoundly frightening and yet somehow incredibly optimistic landscapes of the 21st century.
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
Dynamic Patterns exhibition opening at the Melbourne School of Design

Dynamic Patterns exhibition opening at the Melbourne School of Design

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.
Poster for "The City That Never Was"
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.
The LAF Summit at Irvine Auditorium, Photo: LAF
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
The Philadelphia Stock exchange and the city it made by Dominic Vitello, with George E. Thomas
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
On the great wall of China
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.

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