In her new role at PennDesign, Professor Dubbeldam will be leading the school's array of architecture programs, including the Master of Architecture, the Master of Architecture in Environmental Building Design, the Post-Professional Program at PennDesign, and the PhD in architecture as well as instruction of undergraduate students majoring in architecture.
NSF Awards $499,873 for "Transforming STEM Competitions into Collaboratives," a project that engages students in technology-rich collaborative environments that are alternatives to other types of science fairs and robotic competitions.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives announced that Frank Matero, Professor of Architecture and Acting Chair of Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design has been awarded one of ten Global Engagement Funds.
The nexus between food security and urbanization touches on one of the most fundamental challenges facing modern society—how to provide an affordable, sustainable and nutritious diet to the world’s burgeoning population of city dwellers.
"The City That Never Was" is a one-day symposium that uses the current economic and housing crisis in Spain as a lens to reconsider how planners, designers, politicians, and financiers conceive of and realize large-scale contemporary urbanization and settlement.
The damage, controversy and "new normal" associated with post-Storm Sandy areas foreground some deeply seated issues in design education, thinking and practice. The School of Design is initiating this conversation to shed more light on these issues, with the goals of sharpening our fields' abilities to collaborate and raise the level of contribution the School could make in post-Sandy response.