Graduate Architecture

Architectural courses were first offered by the University of Pennsylvania in 1868, making the school the second oldest architectural program in the United States.
Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake Awarded AIA Gold Medal
Recent Publications
Pressing Matters

Pressing Matters is an annual publication from the Department of Architecture with work featured from studios offered during each academic year.

Asset Architecture

The Department of Architecture publication Asset Architecture brings together studio work by recent graduates of the MSD-Advanced Architectural Design program and essays by leading architects on contemporary urbanism that mean to change the way we look at, and experience, cities.

Energy Accounts

Edited by William W. Braham, Daniel A. Barber, et al.
Organized into a collection containing both examples of best practices and critiques, this impressive array of projects and contributors combines text and graphic material to explore different representations of energy data.

Design and Construction of High Performance Homes

Edited by Franca Trubiano
A comprehensive guide for achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings.


Hatch is a collection of conversations led by a group of students and faculty members at PennDesign. The purpose of the conversations was to interrogate the current status of architectural discourse and the implications of the quick image within that status.