Richard Weller is the Martin and Margy Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (PennDesign) where he teaches history, theory and advanced design studios. He also sits on the board of the Landscape Architecture Foundation in Washington DC. Weller has received a consistent stream of international design competition awards at all scales of landscape architecture and urban design. Throughout his career he has worked simultaneously as an academic and a consultant specializing in the formative stages of projects ranging from gardens to plazas, memorials, museums, suburbs and waterfronts. His research projects have involved scenario planning for cities, megaregions and nations. He has published 5 books, over 90 single-authored papers and is the Creative Director of the interdisciplinary journal of landscape architecture LA+.

Samples of Weller’s design, writing and research can be found here.