“Lack of affordable housing has been a different kind of pandemic in Philadelphia for decades,” Mollway says.
In his new book, Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning (Princeton University Press, 2020), Daniel Barber, associate professor of architecture, charts the ways that twentieth century architects incorporated climate-mediating strategies into their designs before the widespread use of air conditioning. In this excerpt, Barber tells the story of how the diagrams made by architects Victor and Aladar Olgyay helped conceptualize climate knowledge.
Winka Dubbeldam, Thom Mayne, and Brian Phillips are among the recipients of 2020 A+Awards from Architizer for projects “transforming society and the built environment for generations to come.”
Llor discussed her favorite design projects at Weitzman, her role models, and advice for aspiring architects.
Department of Architecture faculty have been shortlisted for several 2020 Architizer A+Awards, the world's largest awar
Trubiano was awarded a Perry World House Penn Faculty Workshop Grant for her proposal “Forced Labor, Urban Migration, and the Built Environment: Global Policies for Eradicating Supply Chain Slavery in the Building Industry.”
The Department of Architecture has launched two online galleries documenting Digiblast 2020: an exhibition of final projects and a collection of student-generated animations. Digiblast is an intensive workshop on digital modeling, representation and fabrication for incoming Master of Architecture students, making it a foundational course of study in contemporary computational geometries and digital workflows.
Shapiro's article reviews the recently opened exhibition Kiruna Forever at ArkDes in Stockholm.
During the fellowship, Hochhäusl will be completing her book Memories of the Resistance: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky and the Architecture of Collective Dissidence, 1918-1989.
The talk is titled "Innovation, Beauty, and New Adjustable Ways of Living" and will explore architecture's impact on social responsibility admist paradigm shifts.
A jury of distinguished architects, educators, graphic and industrial designers has selected the winners of the Summer School at Penn design challenge, a student competition organized by the Department of Architecture at Weitzman to create a mobile medical testing unit for COVID-19.
She offered her speculations on the future in a short video on The Plan's YouTube Channel.