McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology Research Conversation

Phoebe Lickwar is featured as a contributor to the research conversation launching PennDesign’s new McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology website. Each month, the Center posts a collection of works with responses to a McHarg inspired question. For this inaugural post, Phoebe joins an impressive group of thought leaders, including Susan Herrington, Bill McKibben, Nina-Marie Lister, Michelle…

LA+ RISK Out Now!

We are thrilled to be part of this timely issue from PennDesign’s LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture. Contributors were invited to “consider the relationship between design and the evolving landscape of risk; to explore the ways in which risk shapes our behavior and impacts our experiences of designed environments.” Thomas Oles and Phoebe Lickwar’s provocation…

Lecture: Designing 21st Century Commemorative Space

Phoebe Lickwar will be speaking about the role of commemorative space in the transformation of 21st century cities, drawing lessons from her involvement in the design of the National September 11 Memorial and the National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park. Join the Architecture + Design Network at the Arkansas Arts Center for a great evening…

Toward a Future Agrarian Urbanism

Just published: Toward a Future Agrarian Urbanism, a reading list created for one of our favorite design publications: Places Journal. Phoebe Lickwar proposes the development of a new urban agrarianism to guide the development of 21st century cities. Her reading list advocates for understanding the agrarian ideals underpinning urban agricultural practices, and a deep reading of the entanglements…

Phoebe Lickwar speaks at the National Archives in Washington D.C.

Phoebe Lickwar joins Edwin Fountain (Vice Chair, US WWI Centennial Commission), Joe Weishaar, and Sabin Howard for “100 Years: World War I and the Weight of Sacrifice,” a panel session on the design of the new National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park. The session will be streamed live and recorded by the US National Archives here. Phoebe…

Animals as Agents of Landscape Change featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

Victoria Solan details Phoebe Lickwar’s work with University of Oregon graduate students at the Overlook Field School in Waverly Pennsylvania. Over the course of a one month summer session, students used the 400-acre Fullers Overlook Farm property as a test site for their investigations of non-human species inhabiting the landscape. Working with Designer-In-Residence Phoebe Lickwar and Fuller…

Why So Serious, Landscape Architect?

Check out Phoebe Lickwar and Thomas Oles’ provocation in the new issue of LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture, featured by PennDesign and reviewed in ASLA’s The Dirt.

FORGE selected as landscape architect on winning team for National WWI Memorial Competition

FORGE is excited to join designer Joe Weishaar and sculptor Sabin Howard as part of the winning team for the National WWI Memorial Competition. Weishaar and Howard’s scheme, titled “The Weight of Sacrifice,” was selected from over 350 entries. We look forward to working on this significant project, a necessary recognition of the incredible service…

Phoebe Lickwar selected as Designer-In-Residence for the Overlook Field School at the Fuller Center for Productive Landscapes

Phoebe will co-teach a month long summer session titled “Animals as Agents of Landscape Change” with Professor and Director of the Fuller Center Roxi Thoren. The field school session will highlight the role of non-human species as creators of landscape form and structure, human and non-human species interactions, and possibilities for co-creating and monitoring through…

Film as Inquiry in Landscape Architecture Research

Phoebe Lickwar joins Anne Whiston Spirn, Austin Allen, and Katya Crawford in a panel presentation interrogating the role of video and film in landscape architecture research. Works presented include Lickwar and Crawford’s video examining the materiality of urban ground, Allen’s The Necessity of Gathering, and Spirn’s West Philadelphia Landscape Project: Buried River, Opened Lives. The panel discusses…