Ed Wall founded Project Studio in 2007 as a platform for design and research collaborations focused on landscapes, cities and territories.
Ed is Academic Leader Landscape at the University of Greenwich, Visiting Professor at Politecnico di Milano (DiAP) and City of Vienna Visiting Professor 2017 (SKuOR). He is currently an external examiner at the Architecture Association. Ed studied landscape architecture in Manchester (MMU), urban design, under Michael Sorkin, in New York (CCNY) and on the Cities Programme (PhD) at the London School of Economics. He became a chartered landscape architect (CMLI) in 2001.
Ed has written widely, including for journals Urban (2013), Landscape: The Journal of the Landscape Institute (2011, 2012) and Topos (2011) and essays for Teaching Landscape (2018), Representing Landscapes: Analogue (2018), OASE 98 (2017), Questo Metropolitan Architecture (2015), Revising Green Infrastructure: Concepts Between Design and Nature (2014), Educating Architects (2014) and Infrastructural Urbanism: Addressing the In-Between (2011). Ed has written several books, most recently he has co-edited, with Tim Waterman, Landscape and Agency (2017). In 2015 he founded, with Alex Malaescu, Testing-Ground: The Journal of Landscapes, Cities and Territories. Currently, Ed is guest editing a landscape issue of Architectural Design.
Ed has lectured at Columbia University (GSAPP), Central St. Martins (UAL), Alcala School of Architecture, Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) and Politecnico di Milano (DiAP) and has been a design critic at Columbia University, City College New York (CUNY), the Architecture Association and the Bartlett (UCL).
Design works include site-based research, theoretical speculations and detailed built commissions, for: Unusual Suspects Festival (2014), Architecture Foundation and Royal Academy (2013), the Biennale of Landscape Urbanism (2010), the London Festival of Architecture (2008) and several international design competitions. Works have been published widely and exhibited internationally, including at: Van Alen Institute, Royal Academy, EME3, Building Centre, Garden Museum, Stephen Lawrence Gallery and Des Moines Art Center.
Photo: Ed Wall at University of Greenwich taken by Marko Jobst