Graduate Architecture

Bouw's research project, the Hackable City, has focused on the unassuming neighborhood of Buiksloterham, which stretches across a formerly industrial waterfront in the Netherlands.

"Real Fictions Cairo," which creates new public spaces and captures lost sites in the Egyptian capital, was selected by the jury one of the most compelling studios in U.S. architectural education today.

PennDesign's Graduate Architecture spring lecture poster was featured in Archinect's ongoing Get Lectured series.

Last summer, PennPraxis funded a project designed to bring design thinking and visual arts practices to youth development professionals. The goal of this project is to explore and measure how design leadership tools and practices and the integration of visual arts practices can inform youth development professionals’ work, inspiring them to find new and innovative solutions and approaches to their work while also integrating a studio style practice in an office setting.

Photo: Endemic

Endemic Architecture, led by alumnus Clark Thenhaus (MArch’07), recently completed a project for California College of the Arts (CCA) that has won a 2017 AN Best of Design Award from Architect’s Newspaper for a public landscape. Confetti Urbanism reimagines the CCA Back Lot as a lively layering of architecture, furniture, plantings, and human activity.

Baroque Topologies, the exhibition organized by Associate Professor of Architecture Andrew Saunders in partnership with Autodesk and FARO Technologies, is returning stateside this month as part of a world tour.

She was the first female professor at PennDesign and the first female full professor of architecture in the country.

Photo Eric Sucar

Not much is known about energy use and comfort in gers. A team from PennDesign’s Center for Environmental Building and Design hopes to change that with their on-the-ground research in the coldest capital city in the world, as well as in Philadelphia.

Winka Dubbeldam presented new research at The Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London.

Winka Dubbeldam will speak at the Queens Museum and City Tech in New York and The Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London.

Photo Jim Henson via Wikimedia Commons, from ‘100 Buildings’

In a new book inspired by his teaching experience, Thom Mayne, Cret Chair Professor of Architecture at PennDesign, catalogs the 100 most important buildings of the 20th century according to some 70 contemporary architects—among them, Miller Professor and Chair of Architecture Winka Dubbeldam.

PennDesign will host a visit by a team from Seoul National University (SNU) on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 and 9.