Design with Wetness

Anuradha Mathur und Dilip da Cunha
Landscape Design, University of Pennsylvania

Anuradha Mathur, an architect and landscape architect, is Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the School of Design, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dilip da Cunha, an architect and planner based in Philadelphia and Bangalore is co-director of the Risk and Resilience program at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, and Adjunct Professor in Urban Design Program at Columbia University.

Mathur and da Cunha’s work is focused on how water is visualized and engaged in ways that lead to conditions of its excess and scarcity, but also opportunities that its ubiquity offers for new visualizations of terrain, and resilience through design. This focus has guided their collaborative research, practice, and teaching in diverse cultural milieus such as Mumbai, Jerusalem, Bangalore, the Western Ghats of India, Sundarbans, Coastal Virginia, the US–Mexico border.