Graduate Architecture

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: 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.

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.

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.

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

The Department of Architecture at PennDesign has renewed its ongoing collaboration with the Ministry of Culture in Cairo, Egypt.

Thom Mayne, Cret Chair Professor of Practice in the Department of Architecture, has been named one of the most admired educators in the U.S., according to the latest report from DesignIntelligence.

Philadelphia—University of Pennsylvania School of Design alumna Lori Kanter Tritsch (MArch’85) has pledged $1.25 million to establish a $50,000 fellowship for the most promising graduate architecture student at PennDesign and an international medal of excellence for a

PennDesign’s Ferda Kolatan, associate professor of practice, and graduate students in the Department of Architecture have won the 2017 AIA Studio Prize. 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 and is featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of ARCHITECT magazine, the publication of the American Institute of Architects.

On view at the 2017 Seoul Biennale

Amidst radical social, economic, and technological transformations, will the city of the future be a driving force of creativity and sustainability, or will it be a mechanism of inequality and environmental decay? This is the question posed by the curators of the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, and one answer comes from Associate Professor of Architecture Simon Kim and third-year students in the Department of Architecture.

Marion Weiss has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Women in Architecture “Design Leader” Award. Organized by Architectural Record, this annual recognition honors design leaders that have helped to highlight the impact that women make on the profession.

PennAlumn Jenny Sabin gave a presentation of her installation “LUMEN” at PS1 [ MOMA] in Long Island City in New York for our Alumni yesterday! We are proud of Jenny and her continuing success.