Nakashima Woodworkers This report presents findings from research conducted on behalf of George Nakashima Woodworkers regarding the energy consumed and greenhouse gasses (GHGs) produced resulting from the activitie
Designing the Ger of the 21st Century - 2018-19 Working with UNICEF and the Mongolian non-profit GerHub, a team from PennDesign’s Center for Environmental Building and Design and KieranTimberlake Architects is auditing the thermal performance of six improved ger at a test site and five occupied ger in the ger district of Ulaanbaatar.
Strut-Based Cellular to Shellular Funicular Materials Assistant Professor of Architecture Masoud Akbarzadeh was the principal investigator of research published in the journal, Advanced Functional Materials with an impact factor of 18.81.
Excerpt: Ali Rahim and Hina Jamelle on an Architecture of Impact Ali Rahim, professor of architecture and director of the MSD-AAD program, and Hina Jamelle, senior lecturer in architecture and director of urban housing, take on the theme of Impact in the September 2020 issue of Architectural Design (Volume 90, Issue 5).
Conferences / Papers
Bio-Composite Spatial Shells With Polyhedral Structures Lab at Penn (PSL) and Computational Textile Lab (