Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Monument Lab Celebrates ‘Report to The City’

The question was straightforward enough: “What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?”

Events | October 25, 2018 4:00 pm

Preparing for the Job Market: Practicing Your Interviewing and Networking Skills with the Board of PennDesign Overseers

Practice your interviewing skills in front of top executives who are members of PennDesign’s Board of Overseers. 

PennDesign Studios Tackle Disaster Recovery Planning and Design in Puerto Rico

How can city planners and landscape architects contribute to disaster recovery efforts like those that have consumed Puerto Rico in the year since two hurricanes wreaked havoc on the island territory? 

Innovation & Technology

Robotics Lab Pushes Boundaries of Design and Construction for Tiny House Prototype

“This project has the potential to create something that’s architecturally interesting on a low budget.” 

Cities & Regions

Remembering Robert Venturi

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

Cities & Regions

Leading by Design: Cypress Building Conservation

In 2013, PennDesign alumni Courtney Williams (MSHP’12) and Michael Shoriak (MSHP’12) founded Cypress Building Conservation in New Orleans, an architectural conservation company specializing in historic materials analysis and hands-on restoration. 

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.”

Innovation & Technology

Orkan Telhan: Helping Students Define ‘Design After the Digital’

Orkan Telhan’s title at the School of Design is unique, as are his research and teachings. 

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.