Department of Landscape Architecture, Weitzman School
Nicholas Pevzner is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture in the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. He is also co-editor-in-chief of Scenario Journal, an online publication devoted to showcasing and facilitating the emerging interdisciplinary conversations between landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, and ecology. Prior to joining the Weitzman faculty, he was a senior designer at the landscape architecture firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates in New York. Pevzner’s research focuses on the public and civic potential of infrastructure, and on the integration of urban ecological systems and their metrics into design methodology. At Penn he has taught core studios in urban design and elective studios on the territorial landscape potential of energy infrastructure. Pevzner holds a bachelor of architecture from the Cooper Union and a master of landscape architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.