Brad Goetz received a dual Master of Landscape Architecture and City Planning with a Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design Cum Laude from Texas A&M University. While at Penn Brad was awarded the Chairs Merit Scholarship and upon graduation the University of Pennsylvania ASLA Award of Honor. As an interdisciplinarian he pursues new design methodologies in the synthetic and process driven alignment of landscape as infrastructure and ecology as engineering; addresses the convergence of urban landscape ecology in relation to theories of contemporary landscape discourse and the design of urban landscape; and is presently researching adaptation regimes and the transformative potential of surface topography.
In addition to research and teaching, Brad has been a designer with James Corner Field Operations of New York and collaborated with Port Urbanism, Mass Design Group, The Olin Group, and Hargreaves Associates. He was a finalist in the Open International Design Competition for Water as the Sixth Borough of New York, awarded the winning entry for City Loop with Port for Denver ‘s City Park competition, and has had his designs acknowledged and published with the Land Art Generator Initiative Open Competition for Freshkills Park, New York; the Living City Open International Design Competition for Re-Cultivating the Forest City, and work exhibited at the Los Angeles A + D Museum with the Drylands Design Exhibition on Visionary Proposals for a Water Scarce Future.
Urban Landscape Studio I: Sustainable Urban Site Design
Urban Landscape Studio II: Designed Urban Ecologies
SUEN Graduate Studio II & Masters Research Studio II in Sustainable Urban Systems
SUEN Urban Ecologies and Technologies
SUEN Implementation & Visualization I & II