Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Cities & Regions

Leading by Design: Bill Witte

"Encouraging students to think outside the box, to think big, to think in a multi-disciplinary way, to make a difference in a community," says Bill Witte (C’73, MCP’75), chairman and CEO of Related California, and member of PennDesign's Board of Overseers.

Events | March 4, 2019 4:00 pm

PennDesign in Shanghai - Lecture with Dean Steiner and Happy Hour

Please join PennDesign Dean and Paley Professor, Fritz Steiner (MRP'77, MA'86, PhD'86), at Tongji University for his lecture on Ecology and Urban Design followed by an alumni Happy Hour at AECOM Shanghai.

Events | February 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Trolley Portal Gardens Celebration

Bob Kaufman (C’76, MCP’77) and Ken Weinstein, development partners with Philly Office Retail, spent over seven years working with University City District to transform the “concrete canyon” that was the trolley portal at 40th Street and Baltimore Avenue, 

Culture & Heritage

Leading by Design: Kayla Romberger on Print Culture

"My general rule of thumb, and advice for students, is that independent publishing is a perfect vehicle for experimentation," says PennDesign lecturer Kayla Romberger.

Culture & Heritage

Preservation Faculty to Help Protect O’Keeffe Home and Studio

Gerogia O'Keefe's historic home and studio in Abiquiú are the subject of new comprehensive conservation assessment to be led by PennDesign faculty members Pamela W. Hawkes and Michael C. Henry.

Cities & Regions

At Perry World House, PennDesign Students Learn to Influence Policy

PennDesign students are connecting design work to the global scale as graduate associates at Perry World House. 

Events | January 31, 2019 4:00 pm

Careers in the Arts Panel

Join us for a discussion on careers in the arts. 

Events | January 25, 2019 5:00 pm

2019 PDAA Portfolio/Resume Review

The PennDesign Alumni Association will host its annual Portfolio/Resume Review Event on January 25, 2019.

Energy & Environment

Matthijs Bouw on Building Resilience in Design, and in Design Education

Dutch architect Matthijs Bouw is an associate professor of practice in landscape architecture and architecture, and McHarg Center Fellow for Risk and Resilience. 

Events | March 15, 2019 8:00 am

2019 PennDesign Career Connection Day

This annual spring career fair is open to all PennDesign students. March 15, 2019.