The 2019 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 115 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including five University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design alumni.
After a global tour, The Power of Penn Campaign returns to Philadelphia on April 2 with an event at the Metropolitan Opera House. The architect behind the restoration of the Met Philly is Sam Olshin, MArch'86 and member of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design Alumni Board, and Principal at the firm of Atkin Olshin Schade Architects. Olshin discusses how he stays connected with Penn and the challenges of resurrecting a historic venue.
University of Pennyslvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design Career Connection Day on March 15, 2019. Nathaniel A. Cram (MArch’05) and Helena Zambrano (MEBD’12) in discourse on the innovative practice of Overland Partners in the fields of Architecture and Planning. Houston Hall, 12 - 4 p.m.
"We definitely have to be sustainable, indeed we should leave the world a better place for future generations, but I think we could go further to regenerative design—creating systems that, instead of taking energy, produce energy, and instead of taking life, give life.”
“The Toolkit encompasses the whole gamut of neighborhood preservation, all the way from taking care of an individual house, to improving the quality of new construction, supporting small businesses, promoting local engagement, and strengthening social fabric,” Julie Donofrio, managing director of PennPraxis says.
The University of Pennsylvania will name its School of Design in honor of award-winning designer and footwear icon Stuart Weitzman, Wharton Class of 1963, in recognition of both his ongoing philanthropic support of the University and his active engagement in its academic activities.
Please join PennDesign Dean and Paley Professor Dean Frederick Steiner (MRP'77, MA'86, PhD'86) and PennDesign faculty, alumni and friends for a lively discussion among leaders in the field regarding the Future of Design in China - Opportunities and Challenges.
Laurie Olin, practice professor emeritus of landscape architecture at PennDesign, will receive an honorary doctor of arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.
Meet Sophie Hochhäusl, assistant professor of architecture. Her scholarly work centers on modern architecture and urban culture in Austria, Germany, and the United States, with a focus on the history of social movements, women’s and gender studies and environmental history.