Vincent Javet is a Swiss-Canadian designer, researcher and educator. Trained as a landscape architect (MLA, University of Toronto) and urban planner (BURPl, Toronto Metropolitan University), he serves as Assistant Teaching Professor in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Rutgers University.
Vincent practices with Unknown Studio Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, a Baltimore based firm focusing on experimentation and cross-disciplinary study to understand the craft, history, and traditions of places at all scales and sites, on the spectrum from urban to rural, regional to human. He has previously practiced in Canada, Europe, and the United States with offices including West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture (Rotterdam/New York City) and North Design Office (Toronto). In addition to his international design experience, Vincent has held research positions with Platform for Resilient Urbanism, the Green Roof Information Testing Laboratory (GRIT Lab) at the University of Toronto, and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.
Among other accomplishments, Javet has been a Landscape Architecture Foundation CSI Faculty Research Fellow and was an exhibiting artist at the 2021 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism for his collaborative project “Beneath the City, Rivers”. His work has been published in Ground Magazine, Landscape Architecture Magazine, Living Architecture Monitor, Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD), Architecture, Media, Politics, Society (AMPS), Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture (JoDLA) and the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s studio publication, Frontier City.