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Richard Weller at Meyerson Hall in 2019, when the World Park project was on display for the Penn community.
World Park at 10th Rotterdam Architecture Biennale
Richard Weller, professor and chair of landscape architecture, co-executive director of The Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology, and Meyerson Chair of Urbanism, has been invited to exhibit World Park at the 10th Rotterdam Architecture Biennale (IABR). A new form of landscape, the World Park comprises international lands joined together to form continuous zones of habitat protection and restoration at a planetary scale.
The theme of this year’s Biennale is IT’S ABOUT TIME and the exhibiton showcases work–by architects, urban designers, artists, academics, and landscape designers–that identifies the causes and consequences of climate change.
The show includes work by: 2001, 2050+, 51N4E, AgwA, Anastasia Egger, Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation + Miguel Mesa del Castillo, Anupama Kundoo Architects, AREP, Beka & Lemoine, College van Rijksadviseurs, Encore Heureux, EPFL - Habitat Research Center, Ester van de Wiel, Philippe Rizzotti Architecte with ETH Zürich Chair of Sustainable Construction and Pavillon de l'Arsenal, FAST - Malkit Shoshan, FLUX, H+N+S, INCURSIONES, Irene Feria Prados - Frieder Vogler - Rik de Brouwer, gens, Jan Rothuizen, Janna, Bystrykh, Joep van Lieshout, Lukasz Stanek & Michael, Dziwornu, McHarg Center - Richard Weller, MLA+, Monadnock, MVRDV, noAarchitecten, OOZE, Openfabric, Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving, Space and Matter, Studio Joost Grootens, Studio Marco Vermeulen, Studio Ossidiana, Embassy of the North Sea, Superuse Studios, Ten Studio, TU Delft - Delta Urbanism, Sarah Calitz and Isabel Recubenis Sanchis, Turenscape - Kongjian Yu, Université du Luxembourg, Weronika Uyar, and many more.