FEATURED

“Fingers of High Ground” featured in Design With Nature Now: Five Themes, 25 Projects Exhibition in Philadelphia

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha are invited speakers at the World Architecture Festival 2019 in Amsterdam

Vikram Prakash engages Dilip da Cunha on Rethinking Rivers as Wetness in his podcast Architecture Talks, June 19, 2019

The Invention of Rivers is reviewed in Planning Perspectives

Dilip da Cunha presents the Daniel Urban Kiley Lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Penn Press publishes Dilip da Cunha’s book
The Invention of Rivers: Alexanders Eye and Ganga’s Descent

Pew Fellows of the Week: An Interview with Landscape Architects Anuradha Mathur & Dilip da Cunha

An interview at the GIDEST Institute
Waters Everywhere

 

2019

Dilip da Cunha spoke at the University of Washington campus in Seattle on May 22, 2019. His lecture, titled "Design with Wetness," was part of the Department of Landscape Architecture Spring 2019 lecture series

The Oskar von Miller Forum invite Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha as keynote speakers, Munich, May 9, 2019

Dilip da Cunha speaks at "The Invention of Rivers," Book Event, organized by Harvard Alumni Architectural and Urban Society, New York, April 11, 2019

Dilip da Cunha presents "Designing an Ocean of Rain," at the National Architecture Students Association, Bangalore, January 20, 2019 

Anuradha Mathur, Nikhil Anand and Dilip da Cunha convene the Inhabited Sea Workshop at IIT, Mumbai, January 12, 2019 supported by a University of Pennsylvania IREF Grant (India Research Engagement Fund). The workshop included academics from leading social science, design, and engineering institutions in Mumbai as well as independent artists, designers, and activists.

2018

The Invention of Rivers book launch and reception with presentations by John Dixon Hunt, Dilip da Cunha, Joseph McElroy, Catherine Bonier, and Michael Meister was held at the Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November 29, 2018

Dilip da Cunha presents "Two Indias: Landscape / Rainscape," at the ASLA Convention, Philadelphia, October 19, 2018

 Anuradha Mathur receives an IREF award for her proposal Reclaiming India’s Nalas

Anuradha Mathur with Nikhil Anand receives another IREF award for their proposal The Inhabited Sea

Dilip da Cunha presents “Land drained by Rivers vs Ocean of Rain,” at the Annual Conference of the Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics, Kochi, July 12 -15,

Dilip da Cunha presents “Design in the Ocean of Rain,” at the Research and Architecture Symposium, Dayananda Sagar College of Architecture, Bangalore, July 10, 2018

Mathur / da Cunha participate in the exhibition COLLAPSE: CLIMATE, CITIES, CULTURE at the Gallatin Gallery, NYU, 1 Washington Place, New York (June 12 to June 29, 2018)

Dilip da Cunha presents at the “Rising Waters” workshop on urban waterscapes hosted by the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, April 17, 2018, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Dilip da Cunha and Anuradha Mathur present "The Jungle's Call for Wetness," the Patrick Geddes Center Inaugural International Lecture, Edinburgh, April 14, 2018

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha  present ‘Ocean of Rain’ as keynote speakers at the ‘Monsoon [+ Other] Waters’ Symposium, April 12, 2018, University of Westminster, London

Dilip da Cunha publishes essay "The Jungle's Call" in the Harvard Design Magazine, No.45-S/S 2018

Dilip da Cunha publishes essay "River Literacy and the Challenge of a Rain Terrain" in Critical Humanities from India: Contexts, Issues, Futures, edited by D. Venkat Rao, Routledge India, 2018

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha were the inaugral Keynote speakers in the "Year of India: Envisioning the Future and Understanding the Realities of India's Urban Ecologies" lecture series, Kennesaw State University, Department of Architecture, Marietta, GA, March 16, 2018

 

2017

Mathur / da Cunha launch Ocean of Wetness – a transdisciplinary platform, critical design practice, and pedagogical initiative / December 2017

Mathur / da Cunha win competition for Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Science City Project, Bihar, India with Flying Elephant Studio + GSM + Gleeds / November 2017

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha are keynote speakers at the IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architect’s Symposium in Bangkok / November 2017

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha’s essay “Two Waters,” is published in Flows: India through Water,” a book conceived by Sunjoy Monga, Yuhina Ecomedia, Mumbai / November 2017

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha present “designing the place of water” in the Workshop in the History of Material Text lecture series hosted by Rare Books Collection, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania / October 2017

Dilip da Cunha presents “Design in an Ocean of Wetness” at Architecture Talks, PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania / October 2017

Dilip da Cunha receives the Furthermore Grant for the publication of his forthcoming book, "Invention of Rivers: Alexander's Eye & Ganga's Descent," University of Pennsylvania Press.

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha win a 2017 PEW Fellowship Grant in the Arts for their collaborative work / June 2017

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha present “Waters Everywhere” at the GIDEST seminar at the New School, New York / May 2017

Dilip da Cunha presents “Is Urbanism Colonialism by Design Consent?” at the Design Anthropology: Landscapes and Cities Symposium, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University / April 2017

Dilip da Cunha presents at the Understanding Urbanism in the Global Age Symposium, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University / April 2017

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha’s essay “Designing the Coast in the Moment of Rain,” published in Infrastructure Space, edited by Ilka & Andreas Ruby of Ruby Press, Berlin / March 2017

Anuradha Mathur presents 'Inquiries & Propositions,' at the University of Virginia, School of Design / February 2017

 

2016

Anuradha Mathur presents at the De-Coding Asian Urbanism Symposium at the GSD Harvard University / November 2016

Anuradha Mathur is Keynote Speaker at the 9th Landscape Architecture Biennale in Barcelona / Oct 2016

Anuradha Mathur is jury member for the 2016 Rosa Barba Prize for excellence in design / Oct 2016

Dilip da Cunha presents “After River / After Landscape,” University of Minnesota, Minneapolis / October 2016

Dilip da Cunha presents “Design in Planning,” Graduate School of Design, Harvard University / October 2016

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha are Keynote Speakers at the Landscape Architecture as Necessity, Symposium at USC, Los Angeles / September 2016

Anuradha Mathur participates in The New Landscape Declaration: A Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future, organized by the Landscape Architecture Foundation and PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania / June 2016

Anuradha Mathur presents at the Delta Dialogues series hosted by the Institute of Landscape Architecture, ETH, Zurich / April 2016

Dilip da Cunha discusses his “Current Work,” at Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University / April 2016

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha present their work at the Infrastructure Space symposium in Detroit hosted by the LafargeHolcim Forum / April 2016

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha visit the University of Edinburgh as Geddes Fellows / February 2016

Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha present public lectures “Design in the Moment of Rain,” and “Where does Design Begin,” at the University of Edinburgh / February 2016

Dilip da Cunha presents keynote lecture “Ganga’s Descent / Dissent,” at Indian Society of Landscape Architect’s Annual Conference, Bangalore / January 2016

Dilip da Cunha presents “Maidan as a Moment of Inquiry,” at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology / January 2016