Get to Know Us
Meet Our Students
Ryan Barnette, M.Arch
José Miguel Barría, MEBD
Daniel Cely, MSD in Advanced Architectural Design
Katie Levesque, MSHP
Yuan Ma's blog from the fall semester abroad at the AA London
Nick Parisi, MLA
Heryk R. Tomassini, MFA
Sarah Scott, MCP/MSHP
Past Student Blogs
- Evan Oskierko-Jeznacki's Historic Preservation/Environmental Building Design blog
- Ian Liu also blogged from London
- Dongni Lu's Architecture blog
- Alyssa Garcia's City Planning blog
- Veronika Ortega's Landscape Architecture blog
- Janice Kim blogged from London in the semester abroad program
- Tom MacDonald's Landscape Architecture blog
- Amrita Ghosh's MEBD blog
- Grey Pierce's Historic Preservation blog
- The student blog from AA London (semester abroad) - for the past four years
Meet Our Alumni
PennDesign Alumni - what they're up to! We checked in with a few of our graduates and invite you to hear what they are doing now, in their own words.
Preston Hull, MSHP'16
Casey Weisdock, MSHP'16
Joe Mester, MSHP'16
Angelina Jones, MSHP/MLA'16
Chieh Huang, MLA'15
Claire Laurence, MArch'15
Natessa Amin, MFA'15
Matthew DiScenna, MCP'15
Will Morgan, MCP'14
Xiufang Zhao, MEBD'14
Kyle O'Connor, MArch/MLA'13
Lindsey Gael, MCP'13
Christine Beckman, MSHP'13
JulieAnn Murphy, MSHP'13
Helena Zambrano, MEBD'12
Kelsey Halliday Johnson, MFA'12
Andrew McConnico, MLA'12
Erika Lindsey, MCP'10
PennDesign In Your Town
Not able to visit PennDesign? We may be coming to you! Check out the locations below and join us at one of these admissions events.
Idealist Graduate School Fair
New York, NY
Boston Society of Architects
Architecture/Design College Fair
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago Architecture + Design College Day
Harold Washington College
PennDesign in San Francisco
Catharine Clark Gallery
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
Parsons The New School for Design
New York, NY
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Philadelphia Architecture + Design Fair
PennDesign Open House
University of Pennsylvania, PennDesign
Online Information Sessions
Every fall and spring semester we hold a number of online information sessions on specific topics. See the links below to watch recordings of sessions we've held in the past. We also host informal web chats with our current students and admissions staff. Transcripts from previous web chats are available below.
Recordings From Past On-line Information Sessions
- Financial Aid for our Fall 2017 applicants.
- On-line Information Session about the Master of Environmental Building Design program.
- On-line Information Session about the Master of Landscape Architecture program.
- Learn about what it's like to live in Philly through the Life in Philadelphia Session.
- Learn about Historic Preservation @ PennDesign.
- On-line Information Session about the Interdisciplinary Fine Arts program.
Past Open House Presentations
- Opportunities for Travel at PennDesign, presented at Open House on November 14, 2016.
- Everything Philadelphia, presented at Open House on November 14, 2016.
- Information Session on Financial Aid, presented at Open House on November 14, 2016.
Web Chats for Prospective Students
We will be holding a webinar discussing Life in Philadelphia for our prospective applicants on Wednesday, December 7th from 12 to 1 pm EST. This is a great opportunity to learn more about urban living and Philadelphia specifically, get answers to many common questions, and interact with current students and Admissions staff. Log in for a few minutes or stay for the whole hour! You should register for the webinar here.