PennDesign In Review - September 2011

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PennDesign In Review - September 2011

penndesign in review - september

landscape architecture students in the wild / marie hart mla'11

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Elevate: The Fall 2011 Lecture Series

The academic year opens with the School's Fall Lectures Series, beginning with William Cobbett of The Cities Alliance and concluding with renowned graphic designer Stafan Sagmeister. The theme is inspired by a statement from featured conversant Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, who critically engages the materiality of architecture and calls for boundary-breaking designs that embody the qualities of a rainbow. - Read More.

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PennDesign Joins City-Wide Initiative to Celebrate Design

The nation's largest celebration of its kind, DesignPhiladelphia is a city-wide initiative featuring 450+ designers--from architecture to interior design, fashion to product design, multimedia to graphic design. Not surprisingly, PennDesign alumni, faculty and students are well-represented. Events like "Not a Vacant Lot" offer provocative programming to call attention to Philadelphia’s pervasive vacancy problem and the potential of lots to be reinvented as major urban assets. - Read More.

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Meet the New Faces at PennDesign

Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor is pleased to announce a number of appointments and promotions across the School of Design. SHOWN: Nancy Davenport, a new Assistant Professor in Fine Arts. Davenport’s teaching, commitment to cross-disciplinary exchange, and international reputation as a significant artist working in the fields of photography, animation, and digital media will make her a valued member of the standing faculty- Read More

faculty news

  Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys win BSA Research grant
  Enrique Norten develops ambitious cultural center for Villahermosa, Mexico
  PlanPhilly's series on property tax delinquencies featured in The Inquirer
  Philadelphia Museum of Art show highlights work by Joshua Mosley
  David De Long, William Whitaker to offer expertise at Frank Lloyd Wright conference

faculty news


Palestra Redesign to be headed by PennDesign Alumni Stacey Jones, MArch’88, and David Murphy, MArch’88, CERT’88

  NEA Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship Awarded to Ron Henderson, MLA'95, MArch'95

Winning Design for UrbanSHED Sidewalk Umbrellas by Young-Hwan Choi, MArch’11 Debut

  Shawn Evans, AIA, MArch’95, CERT’95, Receives the 2011 James Marston Fitch Mid-Career Grant
  More Alumni Notes

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events calendar

Sept 6
William Cobbett—"Effective City Policy Leadership in the Global South"
Sept 13
ASLA-PennDesign Networking Event—Join Professor James Corner and fellow alumni San Diego
Sept 15
Leslie Hewitt—Visual Artist @ ICA
Sept 19
Lawrence Susskind—"Why the Future of Planning Requires More, Not Less Public Participation"
Sept 26
Jean Carroon, FAIA, LEED—Principal, Goody Clancy
Sept 28
John Tuomey—Director, O’Donnell & Tuomey, Professor of Architectural Design, University College Dublin
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