Back in October the Head of the Department of Geography at Penn State , Dr. Cyndi Brewer, was featured in a magazine article.

Could this work in your town?  Altaeros Energies has developed a heluim filled wind turbine that has the ability to float over towns and harness the wind power at higher altitudes.  Not only that but it can provide data coverage and cell phone services to users on the ground.  Imagine trying to work these into your geodesign framework!

With landscape architecture, the answer is Penn State...

The 2014 Geodesign Summit will take place January 29-30. This year there will be two separate talks given by Penn State Landscape Architecture Faculty.

Penn State has announced the creation of a master of professional studies (MPS) degree in geodesign, with applications now being accepted. A rapidly emerging discipline, geodesign incorporates concepts and methodologies from geography as well as architecture, landscape architecture and other sciences to creatively respond to social and environmental changes and challenges.

The College of Arts & Architecture is excited to announce the offering of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

As an educator, I believe in encouraging the interests of individual students as a means to improve engagement between the student and both the instructor and classmates.

The 2014 Geodesign Summit took place this week at Esri headquarters in Redlands, CA. With over 300 geospatial and design professionals in attendance, there were some amazing people and technologies on display.

Penn State geodesign faculty Kelleann Foster and Dr. Lisa A. McElvaney spoke at the first Geodesign Summit in Europe in September of 2013.