Frederick Steiner serves as the dean and Paley Professor for the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Richard Weller is the Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture and coexecutive director of the Ian L. McHarg Center at The University of Pennsylvania. Karen M'Closkey is cofounder of PEG office of landscape and architecture, an award-winning design and research practice based in Philadelphia. She is also an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Billy Fleming is the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ian McHarg would be heartened to see the range and quality of
thinking he's inspired. Each of these essays will leave you with an
enlarged sense of possibility, which is a great gift in a
This exceptional book presents the enduring wisdom of Ian McHarg to a new generation. His insights, freshly interpreted in the pages of landscape designs and drawings, give me hope for the future of our planet.
This collection of essays and projects should inspire any environmental policy maker, planner, or landscape architect to forge broader coalitions and act regionally and globally to save our fragile ecosystems and protect the future of humanity.--American Society of Landscape Architect's The Dirt