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Architecture Makes Top 10 in DesignIntelligence Ranking
DesignIntelligence has released its annual rankings of America's Top Architecture Schools and the Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design earned two Top 10 rankings:
- #9 Most Admired Graduate Programs
- #5 Architecture Programs Most Hired From
Survey participants were asked, "What schools do you most admire for a combination of faculty, programs, culture, and student preparation for the profession?” and "From which schools have you hired the greatest number of students (graduate and undergraduate combined) in the last five years?”
These rankings are determined by surveys sent to recent graduates, hiring practitioners, and department deans and chairs. This year DesignIntelligence received nearly 12,000 responses.
Integrate transit stops with public spaces to establish major HUBs as community gathering center. Improve streetscapes with uniform trees and planters. Install street amenities such as banners on light poles to establish and reinforce sense of place. Encourage outdoor seating to enhance street vibrancy and sense of security.