Lista de colaboradores de la Maestría en Landscape+Urbanism@ Woodbury University
List of collaborators for the Maters in Landscape+Urbanism @ Woodbury University

Director: Rene Peralta

Peter Zellner

Program Coordinator

SCI-Arc Future Initiatives, Los Angeles

Benjamin Bratton

Associate Professor

Visual Arts Department

U.C. San Diego

Mike Davis

Department of Creative Writing

U.C. Riverside

Michael Bell


Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Columbia University, New York

Tito Alegria


Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana

Jose Castillo

Principal, Arquitectura 911sc, Mexico City

Oscar Romo

Watershed Coordinator
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

Teddy Cruz


Visual Arts Department

U.C. San Diego

Jose Parral

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Woodbury University, San Diego

Marcel Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Woodbury University, San Diego

Jim Bliesner

Visiting Scholar

Department of Communication

U.C. San Diego

Elias Sanz

GIS Consultant City of Tijuana

Paulette Singley

Professor of Architecture

Woodbury University, Burbank

Fiamma Montezemolo

Artist / Cultural Anthropologist

San Francisco

Heriberto Yepez


Department of Humanities

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Tijuana

Claudio Vekstein

Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Herberger Institute for Design and The Arts, Arizona State University

Ted Smith

MRed Director

Woodbury University, San Diego


Rene Peralta has been named Director of the new Graduate Program: MDes L+U, Masters of Design in Landscape and Urbansim at Woodbury University, San Diego. For more information please email rene.peralta@woodbury.edu

Master of Landscape(+)Urbanism

The Master of Landscape(+)Urbanism at Woodbury University San Diego is a three-semester studio- based program for individuals holding a professional degree in architecture or landscape architecture. Sited in the San Diego/Tijuana trans-border region, an urban laboratory, the program offers the opportunity to engage in environments that operate by way of hybrid cultures, contested territories, regional geographies, and ecologies of globalization.

The mission of the program is to enable the rethinking of the contemporary urban territories by training design professionals in the public and private realms of urban design and development while working across contested landscapes. Students will research contemporary cultural and urban theories in the Unites States and Latin-America, and gain experience and expertise in urban and landscape design methodology, public policy making, and community organization strategies.

Application Requirements

Official college transcripts confirming a professional degree in architecture

Three letters of recommendation

Letter of intention

Portfolio of work

Completed application form

Fall Semester

Studio 1 6 Units Landscape(+)Urbanism Research and Design Studio

Seminar 1 3 units Theories in Ecologies of Globalization -Thesis Research

Elective 3 Units Technology for Landscape(+)Urbanism 1 - GIS I Mapping & Visualization

Elective 3 units Urban Spatial Structure: Land Use a Comparative Perspective

Elective 3 Units

Spring Semester

Studio 2 6 Units Landscape(+)Urbanism Design Studio

Seminar 2 3 Units Public Policy for Infrastructure, Landscape(+)Urbanism

Seminar 3 Units Urbanism and Development Systems

Elective 3 units Landscape Principles and Theory

Elective 3 Units

Summer Semester

Studio 3 6 Units Landscape(+)Urbanism Thesis Studio

Electives offered

Elective 3 Units GIS II Tools for Public Policy

Elective 3 Units Environmental and Infrastructural Systems

Elective 3 Units Technology for Landscape(+)Urbanism 2 - Digital Fabrication and

Systems Production

Maestría en Paisaje(+)Urbanismo

La Maestría en Paisaje(+) Urbanismo de Woodbury University San Diego es un programa de estudio de tres semestres dirigido a personas que posean un título profesional en arquitectura y/o arquitectura del paisaje. Situada en la región transfronteriza de San Diego/Tijuana, un laboratorio urbano, el programa ofrece la oportunidad de participar en entornos que operan a través de culturas híbridas, territorios contestables, geografías regionales y ecologías de la globalización.

El objetivo del programa es repensar los territorios urbanos contemporáneos por medio de la formación de diseñadores profesionales en los sectores públicos y privados del diseño y del desarrollo urbanos, trabajando al mismo tiempo a través de paisajes contestables. Los estudiantes realizarán tareas de investigación acerca de teorías urbanas y culturales contemporáneas tanto en Estados Unidos como en América Latina y obtendrán experiencia en materia de metodologías de diseño urbano y paisajístico, políticas públicas y estrategias de desarrollo comunitario.

Requisitos de solicitud

Certificado de estudios (relación de materias cursadas) y carta de pasante o título profesional

Tres cartas de recomendación

Carta de motivos

Portafolio de proyectos

Solicitud de ingreso

Semestre de Otoño

Taller 1 6 Unidades Taller de proyectos e investigación en Paisaje(+)Urbanismo

Seminario 1 3 Unidades Teorías sobre ecologías de la globalización – Seminario de tesis

Libre elección 3 Unidades Tecnologías para Paisaje(+)Urbanismo I - Mapeos y visualizaciones SIG

Libre elección 3 Unidades Estructura espacial urbana: comparativas de uso del suelo

Libre elección 3 Unidades

Semestre de Primavera

Taller 2 6 Unidades Taller de proyectos e investigación en Paisaje(+)Urbanismo

Seminario 2 3 Unidades Políticas pública para Paisaje(+)Urbanismo e infraestructura

Libre elección 3 Unidades Urbanismo y sistemas de desarrollo

Libre elección 3 Unidades Teoría y principios del diseño del paisaje

Libre elección 3 Unidades

Semestre de Verano

Taller 6 Unidades Proyecto de tesis en Paisaje(+)Urbanismo

Materias de libre elección

Libre elección 3 Unidades Infraestructura urbana y sistemas ambientales

Libre elección 3 Unidades Tecnologías para Paisaje(+)Urbanismo II – Fabricación digital

Libre elección 3 Unidades SIG - Herramientas para la gestión de políticas publicas


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