Landscape Architecture

Anu Mathur "Engaging Place Through the Lens of a Stain" Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
Dana Tomlin Professor Weitzman School of Design 'Whether Mapping' Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
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Following a successful fundraising campaign, this summer, over 80 students and 30 faculty members representing almost every Weitzman program—including architecture, environmental building design, landscape architecture, city planning, urban spatial analytics, fine arts, preservation, and Integrated Product Design—and several labs are working on projects that are led by PennPraxis or led by faculty and supported by PennPraxis.
Sonja Dumpelmann "The Nature, Culture & Politics of Street Trees" Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
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As students and recent alums are confronted by uncertainties in the job market due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Weitzman School has expanded its professional development and career services initiatives, while taking them online. “It is critical, to me, that people stay engaged. There is so much that needs to be done, and this brain trust cannot be lost,” says Lucinda Sanders, the CEO of OLIN and an adjunct professor of landscape architecture.
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Architecture Lecturer Ezio Blasetti supervises the fabrication of a carbon-fiber structure at the Weitzman Robotics Lab earlier this year.

The theme of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, “How will we live together?” has assumed a new significance as the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the globe. As health concerns led to shutdowns in Italy, the Biennale’s opening was postponed until August 29, but the Weitzman School stands to be well represented, with projects by faculty and students in the departments of architecture and landscape architecture.
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LA+, the interdisciplinary journal of landscape architecture at Weitzman, has announced LA+ CREATURE, the third in its international design ideas competition series.
Matthijs Bouw Associate Professor of Practice, Weitzman School of Design, "Design with Risk" Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
Richard Weller "Animals of the Anthropocene" Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
Frederick Steiner "The Ecological Underpinnings of Design" Video Lecture
From the Rooftops is a virtual lecture series hosted by the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design.
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When spring semester study moved online in mid-March, suddenly Zoom or Blue Jeans or Panopto was as integral to teaching at Weitzman as the mastery of a subject and a commitment to students’ learning. Design Weekly asked six faculty members in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Fine Arts, and Historic Preservation talk about adapting their courses for the screen, and the rewards and constraints they found in the process.
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Writing in 2017 for LA+ RISK, the interdisciplinary landscape architectural journal of the Weitzman School, Matthew Waltner-Toews and David Waltner-Toews advocate for an ecosytem approach to emerging infectious disease. “The larger environmental and social issues are acknowledged but rarely addressed,” they write.

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