Redesigning Refugee Camps

October 18, 2015,AEDT

At the start of 2013, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported concern for 10.4 million refugees, while the total figure of refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons surpassed 50 million in June of 2014. This is the largest number of refugees in the world since the UNHCR was founded | Read More

INTERVIEW | Richard Weller about LA+, PennDesign`s new journal.

July 11, 2014,AEDT

The University of Pennsylvania School of Design recently announced the launch of Landscape Architecture Plus (LA+), an interdisciplinary design journal produced at the School under the direction of Dr. Tatum L. Hands, Editor-in-Chief, and distributed globally by ORO Editions. “We wanted to produce something completely different to the usual landscape | Read More

EXHIBITION | Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture

June 21, 2013,AEDT

Composite Landscapes examines one of landscape architecture’s most recognizable representational forms, the montage view. The exhibition gathers work from a select group of influential contemporary artists and a dozen of the world’s leading landscape architects. Contributors include Adriaan Geuze, Michael Van Valkenburgh, Richard Weller, James Corner, Claude Cormier and many | Read More

Stoss Leads Design Team Selected for Movement on Main

April 16, 2013,AEDT

A team led by Stoss Landscape Urbanism, including Höweler + Yoon Architecture, Nitsch Engineering, and Angie Cradock ScD, MPE has been selected as the winning design team for the Movement on Main: Designing the Healthy Main Street competition in Syracuse. The announcement was made Tuesday, April 15th by The Near | Read More

VIDEO | Richard Weller: An Art of Instrumentality

February 8, 2013,AEDT

Richard Weller, the new Chairman of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Design gave a recent lecture at PennDesign titled An Art of Instrumentality. Weller gives a view into his work from 1990 to the present. (Video 1hr 27mins – Weller’s lecture starts at approx 5 min) | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 2 December 2012

December 2, 2012,AEDT

this weeks landscape links from around the world The Green Team Part 5: Tree Tag…You’re It! | Lisa DuRussel | Metropolis Magazine ….there comes a time when a landscape architect moves out from behind her drawing set, turns off AutoCAD, and heads out to a nursery. New York City AIDS | Read More

Richard Weller moves from University of Western Australia to lead the University of Pennsylvania Landscape Architecture program

December 2, 2012,AEDT

Recently, Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design announced that Richard Weller has been recommended as Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture. Pending final University approval, Weller will assume Chairmanship January 2013, a position currently held by Professor James Corner, who | Read More

Perth grows at boomtown rate | PerthNow

July 16, 2009,AEDT

PerthNow reports PERTH should grow to more than three million people by 2050, Richard Weller, a professor of landscape architecture at WA University, says. The author of Boomtown 2050 – Scenarios for a Rapidly Growing City believes Perth still has the opportunity to plan for its expected population surge and | Read More