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);
At the beginning of this year, we had a great opportunity to welcome international scholars and experts to PennDesign to discuss the most recent historic preservation issues in China and other Asian countries.
A year ago the design press was dominated by headlines about the shuttering of Architecture for Humanity (AFH), the US-based nonprofit that sought architectural solutions to humanitarian crises. According to new analysis by three students in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
The Architectural Conservation Laboratory (ACL) at PennDesign has received funding to support the Vanishing Treasures Program, a national leader in the preservation of traditionally-built arc
The fall of 2015 saw numerous PennDesign faculty members, students and alumni honored for their work in Philadelphia and leadership in their respective fields.
Louis Kahn, Esherick House, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, 1959 - 1961. Photo Todd Eberle, via Dezeen.
A recent video (below) by Historic Preservation lecturer Andrew Fearon brings viewers along as students take part in a joinery fabrication lab, visit one of Louis Kahn’s nine buil
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This past fall, Historic Preservation students explored traditional wood construction through the fabrication of a close-spaced scissor truss assembly with lecturer Andrew Fearon.
Winners of the 2016 PROSE Awards have been announced, bestowed by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.
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.
During the fall 2015 semester, second-year historic preservation students Joshua Bevan, Sonja Lengel, and Joseph C.
Victorian Philadelphia had a brief fling with a stone called serpentine. Colorful and easy to quarry, serpentine became the choice for architects and builders interested in making their polychromatic buildings all the more polychromatic.