E+D

E+D

By Ecology + Design
Welcome to the podcast for Ecology plus Design (E+D) at Penn State. We engage in research-activated design intervention that seeks to significantly improve the ecological health of the designed world, particularly in the areas of biodiversity, energy, risk and hazard, and water systems.
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Emily McCoy + Keith Bowers

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Arturo Izurieta
In the 5th episode, we sit down with Arturo Izurieta the Executive Director of The Charles Darwin Foundation. Our discussions cover the history of the Galapagos Islands, the role the Charles Darwin Foundation plays in managing the islands, particularly the intersection of ecology plus design as the foundation manages the island's human carrying capacity while managing ecological resources.
45:49
July 15, 2020
Emily McCoy + Keith Bowers
Emily McCoy is an Assistant Professor of Practice at NC State University and a practicing landscape architect at Design Workshop in Raleigh, NC. Keith Bowers is a landscape architect and restoration ecologist who is President and Founder of the firm, Biohabitats — a multi-disciplinary firm that applies the science of ecology to restoring ecosystems, conserving habitat, and regenerating natural systems. Along with hosts Kendall Mainzer and Travis Flohr, they discuss the state of ecology and design in landscape architecture as well as the overarching issues of biodiversity and climate change. Enjoy!
30:11
June 15, 2020
Jack Dangermond
This month’s E+D podcast episode is with Jack Dangermond. Jack leads ESRI (The Environmental Systems Resource Institute) and holds degrees in landscape architecture, environmental science, and urban and regional planning. In 1969, along with his wife Laura, Jack founded ESRI, driven by the idea that computer-based mapping and analysis can make significant contributions to geographic planning and environmental science. After 50 years of steady growth, ESRI now has 49 offices and 11 research centers worldwide, and ESRI software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations, including the world’s largest cities and most national governments. Please enjoy this conversation with hosts Kendall Mainzer and Travis Flohr!
49:10
May 19, 2020
Dr. Andrew Cole
Dr. Cole is a wetland ecologist, associate professor of landscape architecture at Penn State, and director of E+D. In this episode, he speaks with Penn State faculty Travis Flohr (assistant professor of landscape architecture) and Kendall Mainzer (engagement and career coordinator) about the nature of 'Ecology + Design', why now, and why Penn State. His thoughts highlight the importance of applying ecological principles and transdisciplinary thinking to design education and practice.
16:10
April 17, 2020
Welcome
Welcome to the Penn State Ecology + Design (E+D) Center's new podcast! Take a listen to hear about the questions and topics we will be exploring on the show.
03:54
April 13, 2020