Research

Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements
This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale.
Authored by David Gouverneur, this is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments
xLAB is a collective of designers, engineers and computer scientists at the University of Pennsylvania who develop immersive experiences for future entertainment systems.
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Scenario Journal is a digital publication focused on the next generation of urban landscapes, dedicated to fostering conversation between design and the sciences. Drawing on contributions from a range of disciplinary perspectives, each issue of Scenario explores a topic where collaboration, translation, speculation, and new modes of inquiry are needed.
Visualization of architectural project in park area.

The project re-imagines 700 acres of riverfront close to the center of Shanghai as a new, green, river-based series of neighborhoods and commercial centers.

The plaza at Harvard with people using a large public seating area.

The Plaza is a new gathering space for the University and local communities. It sits atop a vehicular tunnel, adjacent to Harvard's historic Yard.

The past two decades have witnessed a resurgence of ecological ideas and ecological thinking in discussions of urbanism, society, culture, and design. The field of ecology has moved from classical determinism and a reductionist Newtonian concern with stability, certainty, and order in favor of more contemporary understandings of dynamic systemic change.

LA+

LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture is an annual publication produced at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Each issue explores a theme from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, provoking new modes of inquiry, speculation and collaboration.

Copy of book, "Pressing Matters 2" sitting on wooden table.

Pressing Matters II Introduction.

Overhead view of large city area with waterfront.
LARP 701 Studio V (van Eyck): Al Doha Grand Park: Doha, Qatar
Book of Yeezus
Amanda Culp

Images from Advanced Graphic Design and Typography (FNAR 370) with David Comberg

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