Keynote Speakers

Ursula Heise

University of California at Los Angeles

Erle Ellis

University of Maryland at Baltimore County

Image credit: Alex MacLean

Design With Nature Now

A survey of 25 dynamic and visionary approaches to landscape and design in the face of climate change and global urbanization.

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Image credit: Laurel McSherry

Laurel McSherry: A Book of Days

The art of landscape architect Laurel McSherry.

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Image Credit: Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ian McHarg: The House We Live In

Selections from the Architectural Archives at Penn tell the story of McHarg’s life and work. Curated by William Whitaker.

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Level Rate
Professionals $350*
Students $100

June 21–22, 2019
University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design

* Attendees can earn up to 12 hours of continuing education credit.

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Oak Level

  • Jestena Boughton
  • Carl and Roberta Dranoff

Hickory Level

  • Biohabitats
  • esri
  • Hollander Design
  • James Corner Field Operations
  • OLIN
  • The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation
  • W Architecture & Landscape Architecture
  • WRT

Maple Level

  • Civitas
  • Design Workshop
  • Hargreaves Associates
  • MNLA
  • ​Rhodeside & Harwell
  • Dr. Jon Berger, Nimblesystems, Philadelphia
  • Mithun

Dogwood Level

  • Jonathan Rose Companies
  • Bonnie and Gary Sellers
  • Temple University’s Program in Planning and Community Development


We could like to thank the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for their generous support of the Design With Nature Now, Book of Days, and Life and Times of Ian McHarg exhibits. We would also like to thank the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for their generous support of the book, Design With Nature Now.


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