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Vincent Javet, Ph.D.

Photo: Vincent Javet
Blake Hall, Rm. 225, George H. Cook Campus

Vincent Javet is a Swiss-Canadian designer, design theorist and educator. Formally trained as a landscape architect and urban planner, his research focuses on the ontology and topology of landscapes, using entropy as a guiding force in his spatial research to create and reveal the unconventional within the conventional. He is committed to studying environmental performance and developing innovative design and visualization methods for dynamic landscapes through both his design and research work.

Vincent directs his independent practice, OVJ, and serves as Instructor of Digital Design, Visualization & Fabrication at the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University. He has practiced in Canada, Europe, and the United States with renowned offices such as Unknown Studio, West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, and North Design Office. In addition to his international design experience, Vincent has held research positions with the Green Roof Information Testing Laboratory (GRIT Lab) at the University of Toronto, and the environmental non-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.