Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Cities & Regions

Remembering Robert Venturi

PennDesign remembers Robert Venturi (June 25, 1925 - September 18, 2018) 

Cities & Regions

Richard Weller Among DesignIntelligence’s ‘Most Admired Educators’

For the second consecutive year, PennDesign’s Richard Weller has been named to the roster of “Most Admired Educators” in landscape architecture in the latest annual report from DesignIntelligence. 

Helping Students “Fall in Love with Architecture” at a Bronx High School

“I always thought that you’re here, and you better do something for whoever comes after you,” Rasuk says. “I thought building or creating or designing the environment was the only way to do that, for me at least. I realized that it’s not. Another way is reaching the young people.”

Cities & Regions

A Homecoming for 2018 ASLA Award Recipients

Several PennDesign faculty, alumni, and students will be honored by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) at the Annual Meeting and EXPO in Philadelphia next month.

Energy & Environment

McHarg Center Hosts Panel on Activism and Design

 “Designing the Political Landscape.” a panel discussion including May Boeve, Billy Fleming, Wilks Family Director for the McHarg Center,Barbara Brown Wilson, an assistant professor of urban and environmental planning at the University of Virginia, and Mark Gardner (MArch’00), a principal at Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects and assistant professor of architectural practice and society at the Parsons School of Design at The New School. 

Culture & Heritage

Leading by Design: Larry Korman

Larry Korman, interviewed here, serves on the PennDesign Board of Overseers, is a member of the Capital Campaign Committee, and holds key roles in the Kahn Society and the Kahn Collection at Penn’s Architectural Archives.

Events | October 10, 2018 1:30 pm

PennDesign in Seattle: Admissions and Alumni Meet and Mingle

PennDesign is coming to Seattle. Prospective students and alumni are invited. 

Events | October 4, 2018 1:30 pm

PennDesign in San Francisco: Admission and Alumni Meet and Mingle

PennDesign visits San Francisco, with Fritz Steiner Dean and Paley Professor, and William Braham, Professor of Architecture, who is also the Director of the Environmental Building Design program and the Center for Environmental Building + Design.

Events | October 15, 2018 6:30 pm

The PennDesign Awards, NYC, 2018

The PennDesign Awards celebrate the design leaders of today and tomorrow. Join PennDesign Dean and Paley Professor Frederick Steiner and special guest University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann for a cocktail reception and seated dinner to explore the exciting new directions for the design of the built environment at PennDesign, with Reed Kroloff as Master of Ceremonies. October 15, 2018.

Cities & Regions

Fall Lecture Series Features Innovators Behind Archigram, Dream the Combine, Detroit’s Recovery Park, More

PennDesign’s Fall 2018 Lecture Series brings more than 30 of the world’s leading architects, landscape architects, planners, artists, and preservationists to Philadelphia.