This is a brief, in-progress portfolio of design and research collaborations from the Project Studio of Ed Wall.
Project Studio was founded by Ed Wall as a platform for design and research collaborations focused on landscapes, cities and territories. Works, such as Lubricity, Park Works, Roaming Forest, and the Valley Project, have been published in The Guardian, Architects’ Journal, Architectural Design (AD), Building Design, Abitare, and Arch Daily and exhibited at the Van Alen Institute, Royal Academy, Building Centre, Garden Museum, Des Moines Art Center, Landscape Urbanism Biennial, and the Stephen Lawrence Gallery.
Ed Wall is an Associate Professor of Cities and Landscapes and Academic Lead of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich. He is also the co-director of the Advanced Urban (AU) research group. He is a Visiting Professor at Politecnico di Milano, and in 2017, was City of Vienna Visiting Professor: Urban culture, public space and the future–urban equity and the global agenda (SKuOR/TU Vienna). Ed trained in Manchester (MMU) and New York (CCNY) before completing a PhD at the Cities Programme of the London School of Economics.
Ed’s research explores the intersection of environmental justice, urban public space, and design experimentation. He was awarded a research grant by the Graham Foundation in 2020 to explore global forms of architectural practice. He has written widely, most recently guest-editing The Landscapists: Redefining Landscape Relations (AD/Wiley 2020) and co-editing, with Tim Waterman, Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays (Routledge 2017). Coming books include Landscape Citizenships (Routledge 2021) and Unsettled: Urban Contestations, Temporalities, and Routines (Routledge 2021). Is the co-founder editor of Testing-Ground: Journal of Landscapes, Cities, and Territories.
Ed has been invited to lecture internationally, including at Alcala School of Architecture, Architectural Association (AA), Beijing Forestry University, Central St. Martins (UAL), Columbia University (GSAPP), University of Edinburgh (ESALA), University of Guadalajara, Harvard University (GSD), and Manchester School of Architecture.
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