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.
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 (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);
Even as the Spring semester is now in full swing, work from the Fall is not forgotten. Yimei Zhang (HSPV/CPLN '16) writes about a site visit to North Brother Island for Fall HSPV Studio 701.
PennDesign mourns the loss of our friend, colleague, and teacher Evan Rose, Professor of Practice in Urban Design, who passed away on Monday, July 13 after a long illness that he faced with bravery and dignity.
Jane Jacobs, 1961, Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The ever-prolific Witold Rybczynski offers a fresh compilation of essays in
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.
PennDesign Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor is featured in a new video honoring renowned architect Richard Rogers for his people-oriented building design and development.
Associate Professor of Urban Design Stefan Al recently edited Villages in the City: A Guide to South China's Informal Settlements (University of Hawaii Press in association wit
Professor Tom Daniels will serve as the Interim Chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Professor John Landis will teach at Penn this fall and then take a sabbatical to the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia for the spring 2016 semester.