Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Cities & Regions

Alumni Weekend 2018

"I would start telling a story and someone else would finish it recalling the exact same conversation we had forty years ago." - Jeff Fine, MArch '78. Read about this year's fantastic Alumni Weekend at PennDesign

 

Culture & Heritage

Students Wrap Costa Rica Landscape Design Studio

As the spring semester was coming to a close earlier this month, the walls of Lower Gallery in Meyerson Hall were draped in maps, elevations, urban design and landscape renderings. On this particular day, students were joined by visitors from Costa Rica, and from the Urban Design Program at CCNY, for the final review in the spring studio Regenerating Urban Landscapes

Energy & Environment

PennDesign Alumna, Faculty Win National Design Awards

One PennDesign alumna and one faculty member are among the winners of the 2018 National Design Awards, announced this week by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Events | June 21, 2018 6:00 pm

PennDesign at AIA Conference

Join the PennDesign alumni reception during the AIA Conference in New York City.

Cities & Regions

Envisioning Urbanism for the Automation Age

If there’s one topic sure to be on the minds of many at PennDesign’s upcoming Commencement Ceremony, it’s work. Clay Gruber, a Montana native who studied sociology as an undergraduate, has a unique perspective. 

Culture & Heritage

Fine Arts Students Complete Mini-Residencies at RAIR

A partnership between the FIne Arts Department and a project called Recycled Artist in Residency, or RAIR, which is housed at Revolution Recovery. 

Culture & Heritage

Historic Preservation Alumni Honored by the National Trust

Two Historic Preservation alumni were honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the new initiative 40 Under 40: People Saving Places.

Energy & Environment

48 years ago: PennDesign Dean Fritz Steiner on Earth Day

“Every day is Earth Day for me now; that’s what I do,” says Dean and Paley Professor of Penn’s School of Design, Frederick Steiner. “My work, my life, has been devoted to making the world a better place through an understanding of our environment and how we relate to our built and natural environments.”

Events | April 22, 2018 6:00 pm

PennDesign at APA in New Orleans, 2018

Please join Dean and Paley Professor Frederick Steiner (MRP’77, MA’86, PhD’86), Lisa Servon, Professor and Chair of City and Regional Planning, and your fellow alumni for a festive reception during the APA Conference in New Orleans. While you catch up with friends, Dean Steiner will discuss updates for the School and Professor Servon will share her plans for the future for the Department of City and Regional Planning at PennDesign.