Wanlin Zhang has achieved his Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning in Tongji University and now is pursuing his Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture in University of Pennsylvania. He once worked at the famous landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations in New York, and had had an internship at SOM Shanghai Office. Wanlin has multiple and comprehensive experience and understanding about Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape, so he is familiar with design language in different scale and embrace interdisciplinary design thinking. Now he is exploring the landscape urbanism theory and practice in the US.
1. Based on personal study experiences in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture, how to achieve a balance between ‘Assumption’ and ‘Action’ during the process of developing career will be discussed;
2. MLA Program in University of Pennsylvania and the design pedagogy in US will be introduced;
3. The working environment of Landscape Architects in US will be shared, taking James Corner Field Operations as an example.
张万霖本科毕业于同济大学城乡规划专业（复合创新人才实验班学员），现就读于宾夕法尼亚大学Master of Landscape Architecture Program（MLA）。曾于SOM上海Office、纽约明星景观城市设计事务所James Corner Field Operations实习。对建筑、规划及景观领域有着多元的经历和理解，熟悉不同尺度及空间语言及跨学科的复合设计思维。现在探索的是景观都市主义在美国的理论与实践。
3、以James Corner Field Operations为例，讲述美国职业景观建筑师的工作内容及环境。