David de la Peña, PhD

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design Department of Human Ecology, University of California, Davis Contact: Office: 111 Hunt Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 (530) 752-4082, dsdelapena at ucdavis.edu About Me: I am a community designer, architect and educator engaged

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David de la Peña, PhD

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design Department of Human Ecology, University of California, Davis Contact: Office: 111 Hunt Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 (530) 752-4082, dsdelapena at ucdavis.edu About Me: I am a community designer, architect and educator engaged

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David’s Guide to Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona, I hope this helps you get around easily. Barcelona is a city I fell in love with when I spent a year there studying activist architects. It is a lively creative and inviting place. Lately it has

David’s Guide to Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona, I hope this helps you get around easily. Barcelona is a city I fell in love with when I spent a year there studying activist architects. It is a lively creative and inviting place. Lately it has

Faculty-led Excursions

Bookmark the dates. Look for more details to come!

Faculty-led Excursions

Bookmark the dates. Look for more details to come!

Dine with David!

Come have a free lunch on me as your UCD Faculty in Residence. Talk to me about your interests, your classes, Davis, grad school, studying abroad! Sign up for a lunch appointment here. Add your name and contact info on the

Dine with David!

Come have a free lunch on me as your UCD Faculty in Residence. Talk to me about your interests, your classes, Davis, grad school, studying abroad! Sign up for a lunch appointment here. Add your name and contact info on the

Barcelona’s Superilles hit a snag

Last week I strolled through an experiment happening in the industrial Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona—a “Superilla” or “Super-island” where traffic is being diverted through nine city blocks to create a haven for pedestrians and bicycles. Oddly deserted, people wander

Barcelona’s Superilles hit a snag

Last week I strolled through an experiment happening in the industrial Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona—a “Superilla” or “Super-island” where traffic is being diverted through nine city blocks to create a haven for pedestrians and bicycles. Oddly deserted, people wander

Place-It with James Rojas

by James Rojas and David de la Peña Envisioning a Region It’s not easy for people to envision the region the live in, but if planners expect citizens to meaningfully participate in shaping it, that is exactly what needs to

Place-It with James Rojas

by James Rojas and David de la Peña Envisioning a Region It’s not easy for people to envision the region the live in, but if planners expect citizens to meaningfully participate in shaping it, that is exactly what needs to

Faculty-in-Residence

Our family made a huge transition this summer from our quaint little bungalow in Sacramento’s Curtis Park to living alongside the bikeway on campus at UC Davis. We are now living super compact, biking more than driving, and reading late

Faculty-in-Residence

Our family made a huge transition this summer from our quaint little bungalow in Sacramento’s Curtis Park to living alongside the bikeway on campus at UC Davis. We are now living super compact, biking more than driving, and reading late

Solar Decathlon, UC Davis

Faculty advisor to 2015 and 2017 student teams who design, build, and showcase a net-zero energy home for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition. 2015 Conceptual Design Entry 2015 Team Video 2017 Conceptual Design Entry image credit: Shuyang Wang,

Solar Decathlon, UC Davis

Faculty advisor to 2015 and 2017 student teams who design, build, and showcase a net-zero energy home for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition. 2015 Conceptual Design Entry 2015 Team Video 2017 Conceptual Design Entry image credit: Shuyang Wang,