City and Regional Planning

Phase 01 of the new Peace Park begins construction. Photocredit: Gordon Stillman

Phase 01 of the new Peace Park begins construction. Photocredit: Gordon Stillman

Last week at my job a white man in a suit walked into our building asking for someone whose name we did not know but worked for our landlord. While my coworker and I looked perplexed, someone appeared outside our building waving at the man to come outside.
Projection showing a chronology of activism
Billy Fleming, PhD Candidate in the Department of City and Regional Planning, writes about the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future hosted by Penn
Part 1 of a two-part Q&A with Chris Marcinkoski, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, partner/director at PORT
Panel speaking at OECD
Professor Guerra presented a paper on incorporating housing and transportation costs in measures of neighborhood affordability at a round-table on income inequality, social inclusion, and mobility at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on April 4 and 5.
On the great wall of China
As part of a series of firsthand reports on PennDesign's Spring 2016 travel studios, three students shared their impressions—in words and images—of Beijing and environs.
The 2016 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects
The 2016 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 149 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including University of Pennsylvania School of Design alumni Mary Buchanan Brush (MSHP’91); David Mark Riz (M.Arch’90);
Stefan Al next to neon "Casino" sign
Associate Professor of Urban Design Stefan Al is a Dutch-born architect and urban designer who has written widely about cities, including informal settlements, industrial towns, commercial developments, and high-density environments.
Merroir: Map of east river research plots

Proposal for NYC Aquarium and Public Waterfront by PennDesign Dean-designate Fritz Steiner and Merroir

The work of Merroir, a four-part team that includes PennDesign Dean-designate Fritz Steiner, was recently s
Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs, 1961, Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The ever-prolific Witold Rybczynski offers a fresh compilation of essays in
The Bulldozer: America's tool for destruction, progress and disenfranchisement
From Thousands of developments drastically changed the urban and suburban landscape in post-World War II America. And perhaps no other machine was more vital to America's post-war vision than the bulldozer.
The American Planning Association has selected 61 of its members to receive the planning profession’s highest honor: induction into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Philadelphia Skyline at night
PennDesign Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor is featured in a new video honoring renowned architect Richard Rogers for his people-oriented building design and development.