The 2020 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 116 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including two Philadelphia Weitzman alumni: Samuel E. Olshin (MArch'86) and David L. Schrader (MArch'93).
Update: Based on University-recommended travel precautions relating to the coronavirus outbreak, the lecture and studio travel will be re-scheduled.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s “Designs for Different Futures” exhibition includes contributions and installations from several Penn faculty and alumni, including the Weitzman School’s Orkan Telhan and Simon Kim. Telhan also co-curated the exhibition.
The conference theme, “Hybrids & Haecceities,” asks how technology enables, reflects, and challenges established disciplinary boundaries and design practices.
Her startup, Chippin, sells pet food made from sustainable proteins like cricket powder.
The Department of Architecture held a reception celebrating soon-to-be graduates of the MSD-AAD and MSD-EBD programs.
Two teams of Penn students received honorable mentions in the highly competitive 2020 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Hines Student Competition.
Faculty select the winners based on anonymous student portfolio submissions.
Assistant Professor of Architecture Masoud Akbarzadeh has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will support the development of a robust computational framework for the use, development, and integration of geometry-based structural design methods in three dimensions.
Alum Susan Maxman was among multiple faculty members and graduates of the Weitzman School honored on December 5 at the AIA Philadelphia Annual Awards, which marked the culmination of AIA Philadelphia’s 150th anniversary year.
The award honors an individual who has been intensely involved in architecture education for more than a decade and whose teaching has influenced a broad range of students.
Their submission, titled Residue: Charms of the Sakariba, originated as a project for Lecturer Florencia Pita's 704 studio.