Richard Weller

Died aged c. 31

Richard Weller is an Australian landscape architect and academic. He is Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, having succeeded James Corner in 2013. Weller also holds the Martin and Margy Meyerson Chair of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, is on the Board of Directors of the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Washington D.C., and is Creative Director of the award-winning LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture. He was formerly a Winthrop Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Western Australia, and director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC). He has received a number of awards for teaching excellence including a 2012 national citation "for sustained commitment to inspiring and enabling students to engage creatively and critically with complex design problems". In 2017, and again in 2018, Weller was named by DesignIntelligence as one of the "25 most-admired educators" based on a comprehensive survey across the US design industry. "Weller demonstrates an intense engagement and commitment to students' academic and professional careers", according to the report. "He is advancing the profession through a critical look at past and current issues in ecology and design . . . shows humility and humanity in a challenging profession, and has the ability to always call us back to the biggest ideas that design needs to address." In 2020, Weller was inducted into the Academy of Fellows of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Hier arbeitete Richard Weller jg. 1914 Ermordet 10.4.1945

English translation: Hier arbeitete Richard Weller born 1914 murdered 10.4.1945

Huttenstraße 12, Mitte, Berlin, Germany where they lived