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  • Daniel Pittman | PennDesign
    Search form Search Work People Events Blog Resources Courses About Apply Share Share via Email Landscape Architecture Daniel Pittman Lecturer dpittman oma com Daniel works for the architecture firm OMA As Business Manager for Strategy and Innovation Daniel is responsible for building and leading AMO s presence in the Americas OMA s in house think tank and consulting practice His recent work includes leading team OMA s winning submission for HUD s Rebuild By Design competition the development of a comprehensive urban water strategy for Hoboken New Jersey and collaborating with the Rockefeller Foundation on resiliency capacity building Prior to OMA Daniel worked in innovation consulting where he co authored a vision statement on the future of a global banking corporation in public policy where he undertook a study on forestry based carbon credits and for various start ups and non profits where he consulted on topics as diverse as financial sustainability for a museum and business strategy for a web based volunteer recruiting site Daniel s architecture experience includes time at Foster and Partners Isozaki and Associates and collaboration with Bernard Tschumi Architects Daniel has an MBA from Columbia Business School and architecture degrees from the Architectural Association and

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/people/daniel-pittman (2015-10-17)
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  • Therapeutic Landscape Symposium | PennDesign
    Perhaps most importantly the symposium opened an examination of how the framework set up by past understandings and functions of the therapeutic landscape impacts current design research and interventions The event s principal organizer was Assistant Professor Aaron Wunsch who teaches in Historic Preservation and Landscape Architecture Partners in planning this event and the speakers came from a myriad of backgrounds including history of science public health art history architecture and planning Professor Dell Upton from UCLA was the keynote speaker and the sessions were divided into three topics Atmospherics Control and Cities as Therapeutic Landscapes Charles Branas Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Urban Health Lab at the University of Pennsylvania spoke about issues of blight in legacy cities such as Philadelphia and the research being undertaken by the Urban Health Lab to inform decisions for structural scalable and sustainable design solutions to promote health and safety in the city Through biosensing with heart rate monitors and GPS tracking the lab has undertaken studies to demonstrate how vacant properties impact stress levels and how cleaning and greening vacant lots and repairing residential fabric can reduce violent crime in neighborhoods Speaker Theodore Eisenman a recent graduate from PennDesign and current researcher at the New York Botanical Garden problematized the idea that plants in cities such as street trees have a positive impact on health Eisenman demonstrated that studies have shown that urban trees actually negatively impact air quality by trapping pollutants in their canopies and releasing allergens He posits that arguments for urban greenery can and should be made because of positive effects to mental health and stress levels This is an idea being actively promoted by the Biophilic Cities project The idea that connection with the natural world can have a positive impact on physical and mental health

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/historic-preservation/post/therapeutic-landscape-symposium (2015-10-17)
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  • LA+ Launches in New York | PennDesign
    York PennDesign s new journal LA was launched last week with a glittering party at James Corner Field Operations in New York Patrons and supporters of LA mingled with alumni and the production team led by Editor in Chief Tatum Hands Speaking at the launch Richard Weller said it has taken a year to prepare the first issue and it is reflected in the quality of the final product In

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/la-launches-new-york (2015-10-17)
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  • The Globe is Our Site | PennDesign
    704 001 Urban Design Studio The Valparaiso Studio Valparaiso Chile LARP 702 002 ARCH 704 205 Contemporary Development in the Navajo Nation Crownpoint NM LARP 602 Studio IV Silicon Island Urban Design in the Digital Economy Goose Island Chicago IL LARP 796 002 Independent Studio Bekka Valley Lebanon unfinished structures house hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees The Globe is Our Site Penn Landscape Travel Studios Penn s landscape studios travelled around the globe This semester Penn landscape students travelled to Chicago New Mexico India and Chile In Chicago students focused their attention on Goose Island and its future as an IT hub In New Mexico the design question is how to improve the living conditions of Native American communities in arid conditions In India students explored the Western Ghats one of the most biodiverse places on earth and in Valparaiso Chile they worked on matters of urban growth in a volatile landscape LARP 602 Studio IV Silicon Island Urban Design in the Digital Economy Instructors Chris Marcinkoski Nick Pevzner Craig Allchin Javier Arpa Site Goose Island Chicago IL LARP 702 001 Studio VI Splice the Iconic Joint Imaging Imagining the Western Ghats Instructor Anuradha Mathur Site Western Ghats India

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/globe-our-site (2015-10-17)
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  • John Dixon Hunt goes Modern! | PennDesign
    Email Landscape Architecture Posted Mar 17 2015 1 19am John Dixon Hunt goes Modern Eminent historian and Emeritus Professor at Penn John Dixon Hunt is delivering a suite of lectures to first year landscape students concerning North American landscape architecture in the 20th century The subject is a fascinating exploration of canonical works and an inquiry into the theory or lack thereof behind those works As with all his scholarship

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/john-dixon-hunt-goes-modern (2015-10-17)
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  • Penn takes a BIG Risk | PennDesign
    West 57th street south to The Battery and up to East 42th street the Big U protects 10 continuous miles of low lying geography that comprise an incredibly dense vibrant and vulnerable urban area rebuild by design Penn takes a BIG Risk Building on its successful work for Rebuild by Design in the aftermath of Storm Sandy PennDesign has launched a new seminar on the subjects of Resilience and Risk

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/penn-takes-big-risk (2015-10-17)
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  • Penn Landscape hosts Urban Ecology Research Roundtable. | PennDesign
    Students Admitted Students Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Work People Events Blog Resources Courses About Apply Share Share via Email Landscape Architecture Posted Feb 8 2015 7 27pm Building Cleveland by Design BCbD a joint program of ParkWorks and Cleveland Public Art has retained CMG to lead a design process for key connections in Cleveland s historic Flats neighborhood Roundabout Vancouver Bidwell Nelson ca 2010 Penn Landscape hosts Urban Ecology Research Roundtable On the 6th of February over 20 leading researchers and practitioners in the rapidly emerging field of Urban Ecology met at Penn to discuss future directions and challenges for improving the ecological performance of our cities The roundtable builds on the landscape department s successful 2014 launch of a new subject on urban ecological design principles Urban Ecology is co taught by Nicholas Pevzner and Stephanie Carlisle the editors of Penn s e journal Scenario Chair Richard Weller noted that as it has in the past the Penn landscape program will function as a hub for interconnecting the sciences and the arts on this critical issue Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability to educate the creative

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/penn-landscape-hosts-urban-ecology-research-roundtable (2015-10-17)
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  • Professor James Corner wins the New Presidio Parklands competition in San francisco. | PennDesign
    Share Share via Email Landscape Architecture Posted Feb 3 2015 5 03pm James Corner Field Operations winning vision for a 13 acre park in San Francisco Professor James Corner wins the New Presidio Parklands competition in San francisco From a shortlist of five teams Snohetta CMG Olin and West 8 James Corner Field Operations will now proceed to design and facilitate the process of creating a new 13 acre park

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/landscape-architecture/post/professor-james-corner-wins-new-presidio-parklands-competition-san (2015-10-17)
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