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.”
Nate Rogers (MArch’11, MSHP’11) is a Senior Associate Architect at Beyer, Blinder and Belle working on the renovations at Harvard University’s historic Adams House.
Joining the students, guests, and faculty gathered at Irvine Auditorium for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony was Stuart Weitzman, the award-winning designer for whom the School of Design was named in late February, and the evening’s featured speaker.
Francesca Russello Ammon, associate professor of historic preservation and city and regional planning; Matt Freedman, lecturer in fine arts; and Jacob Rivkin, lecturer in fine arts, have received G. Holmes Perkins Teaching Awards for 2018-2019.
The Penn Preservation Student Association (PPSA), a student-led organization that represents students in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, would like to share a statement of solidarity against the proposed rule changes to the national register of Historic Places.
The American Academy in Rome awarded alumna Ashley Hahn (MCP’08, MSHP’08) the inaugural Adele Chatfield-Taylor Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation for her project "Preserving the life between buildings." These fellowships are highly competitive and chosen by
The Miller House and Garden is considered one of the finest examples of Modernist domestic design—a midcentury masterpiece in Columbus, Indiana, brought to life by a trio of renowned designers at the top of their fields. A PennPraxis team will help to chart the future course of that work.
A door to the past was uncovered by Frank Matero, professor of Architecture and chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, and
Since 1992, Holly Boyer-Manders has been an architect in New Jersey. She’s worked on dozens of historically designated projects, including two national historic landmarks, and she’s worked on several award-winning preservation projects.
The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that David Hollenberg (MArch’75), adjunct professor of historic preservation and former university architect at Penn, is the recipient
Less than 25 miles south of the Rwandan capital of Kigali sits a red brick Catholic church. From afar it looks peaceful, much like other churches, but, up close, bullet holes and shrapnel marks become visible. Inside, wooden pews hold small mountains of soiled clothing.