Graduate Architecture

Alum Portia Malik poses next to her winning bench design

Image by Luke O’Donovan

Her design is installed along the Royal Docks in London's East End.
Winka Dubbeldam speaking in a panel discussion

Winka Dubbeldam speaking on a panel for the Women [Re]Build book launch on November 11.

Dubbeldam highlighted recent MArch studio work on flood management and her firm's involvement with the new Asian Games Park in Hangzhou, China.
Gene Kohn stands at podium with Fritz Steiner at right
Seven decades after he first came to Penn, A. Eugene Kohn (BArch’53, MArch’57) stood before a group of Weitzman faculty, alumni, donors, and students last week and told a story about his mother. When he was young, Kohn told the audience, she made a living as a dressmaker.
3 x 3 panels of biotic abstract forms in black and white
Suspended Armature and Twist Me were produced by Dubbeldam's firm, Archi-Tectonics.
A bronze bust of Stuart Weitzman is unveiled by Dean Fritz Steiner (left) and President Amy Gutmann, while Weitzman (right) looks on during the Stuart Weitzman School of Design naming celebration.

Photo Eric Sucar for Penn Today

Designer and footwear industry icon Stuart Weitzman was honored in a ceremony Thursday celebrating the naming of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design and Stuart Weitzman Plaza. President Amy Gutmann thanked Weitzman for a “lifetime of engagement with Penn,” saying he “believes in the power of design to immeasurably improve the human experience.” 
Winka's article titled "New Solids and Massive Forms"
The issue features an interdisciplinary approach to beauty across disciplines like neuroscience, mathematics, philosophy, and architecture.
Students participating in "hackathon for good"
Graduate Architecture students from the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design participated in a day long design charette called “hackathon for good,” hosted by USA for UNHCR and the innovation hub New Lab, in Brooklyn on October 26.
WEISS/MANFREDI, Novartis Visitor Reception Building

Photo: Albert Vecerka/Esto courtesy WEISS/MANFREDI

In conjunction with a 2017 symposium, the Graham Professor of Practice and WEISS/MANFREDI principal spoke with students Ramona Adlakha and Ramune Bartuskaite about the impulses behind the firm’s work. “I believe in a future where architects can assume both the role of the instigator and the designer,” Weiss said. The conversation is excerpted from the newly published volume ‘Women (Re)Build: Stories, Polemics, Futures,’ edited by Associate Professor of Architecture Franca Trubiano, Adlakha, and Bartuskaite.
Thom Mayne and Wolf Prix in table discussion hosted by the Department of Architecture
He will receive the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Piece featuring plants parts in a glass bottle
Associate Professor of Architecture Simon Kim and the work of Weitzman Students are featured in the 2019 Seoul Biennale. The Biennale opened in September and is on view through November 10 in Dongdaemun Design Plaza.
Architecture students working in studio
DesignIntelligence has released its annual rankings of America's Top Architecture Schools and the Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Stua
Seating area under stylish wood plank archway

Photo by Ariel Genadt

Genadt will present his paper, “Floating in Digital Landscapes - The Discrete Architectures of Hiroshi Hara and Kengo Kuma.” ⁣