CED Welcomes Professor Brian Orland

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Brian Orland, Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture and former head of the landscape architecture department at Penn State University, is the Rado Family Foundation/UGA Foundation Professor in Geo Design at the College of Environment and Design.

Orland holds degrees in architecture (Manchester, United Kingdom), and in landscape architecture (Arizona). He comes to UGA from Penn State where he has been teaching and conducting research since 2000. Before that, he was at the University of Illinois for 18 years. His teaching and research focus on environmental perception, the modeling and representation of environmental impacts, and the design of information systems for community-based design and planning.His current work includes the use of serious games, visualization and mobile devices for data collection and information dissemination in the context of landscape design and planning.

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