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Landscape Architecture Studio Snapshot

We are proud of the work our students produce in our state-of-the-art facilities. Take a look below at just a small sample of student projects ranging across all levels of design studio. 

Advanced Design Studio | Vertical Design

Folded Interface

Location: New York, New York
Student: Richard Conte
Project Description: Masterplan for a resilient, floodable, amphibious urban landscape—creating a symbiosis between the concrete jungle and climate change.

Advanced Design Studio | Philadelphia Zoo South Area Redevelopment

Future Ground, Common Ground

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Student: TongTong Zhou
Project Description: Masterplan for the south area of the nation’s oldest zoological garden that includes world biomes with a sophisticated, representative ecosystem palette.

Advanced Design Studio | Ecology + Design: Climate Change Studio

The Future Foreshore

Location: Houston, Texas
Student: Chad Purcell
Project Description: Each student was empowered to individually identify a localized impact of climate change, develop a robust method of inquiry, and present a unique and rational actionable response that considers future effects of climate change.

3rd-Year Community Design Studio

Heritage Park 2.0

Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania
Student: Yixiao Fu
Project Description: Plaza redevelopment concept inspired by community engagement practices, interweaving the participatory process with inquiry into, and design of, one of the most important archetypes of the public realm—the civic square or plaza.

2nd-Year Site Design Studio

Regeneration

Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Student: Tori Frydrych
Project Description: Site design project employing emerging landscape architecture skillset, including spatial vocabulary, site analysis, concept diagrams, and digital visualization techniques.


Spend a Summer Day!

Spend a Summer Day events are open houses designed to help you learn about admissions, academics, and student life at Penn State. You and your family are invited to join us at University Park for an upcoming event.

This summer, visit days at University Park are July 22, 25, 26, 29, and 30. Click here to register to attend

INAUGURAL ECOLOGY + DESIGN Publication

This document is a summary of the E+D: Ecology + Design Symposium that was held in November 2017 at Penn State. Included are reflections on the conference by participating academics and practitioners, transcripts of their conversations with the community (and links to videos), and next steps to move this important initiative forward at Penn State and beyond. 

 

 

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CONNECT WITH US

Facilities tours and studio visits are offered most Fridays (by appointment) at 1:30 p.m. 

Please contact Kelly Praskovich, College of Arts and Architecture, Director of Enrollment, 814-865-9523, to schedule a visit so we may ensure students and faculty are available.

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