In its broadest sense, geodesign combines the art of design with the science of geography to incorporate stakeholder input, creative design techniques, rigorous methodologies, spatial analysis, and mapping.

What happens when creativity and science come together? The power to design our world is unleashed, providing tools to inform choices about how we live!

"The student avatar in the blue shirt stood in a virtual classroom, flanked by faculty and fellow student avatars..."

At the 2016 Geodesign Summit in Redlands, CA, Professor David Goldberg spoke about the Penn State Geodesign graduate programs.

We believe the more people learn about Geodesign, the more people will realize the power of this proven process.

The 2017 ESRI Geodesign Summit will take place on January 24-26 at ESRI headquarters in beautiful Redlands, CA.  Our own Kelleann Foster is a featured speaker at this years summit along with a number of other talented individuals.  

In our second Geodesign Studio (GEODZ 852 - Urban/District Challenges) we focus on the complexity of urban and district-scale landscape change issues.

Penn State welcomes Jim Sipes to our faculty for the second online studio in the 

The Esri 2015 Geodesign Summit took place in Redlands, California in late January this year.  Kelleann Foster, the Director of the Stuckeman School for Architecture and Landscape Architecture as well as the Lead Faculty for Geodesign, was a featured speaker and delivered a talk titled, "A Massive, Open, Global Engagement with Geodesign."

Penn State’s Master of Professional Studies in Geodesign successfully implemented its first exclusively online studio course this spring.