Historic Preservation

Presentation at Therapeutic Landscape Symposium

Dell Upton speaking on therapeutic institutions.

PennDesign’s Therapeutic Landscape Symposium was an opportunity for people engaged in scholarship, design, and public health to reflect on the development of this complex and dynamic concept i
Names around the Memorial Fountain in New York.

Names around the Memorial Fountain in New York.

Making memorials to remember and commemorate tragedies is a common practice of our society.  In the Memorials and Memorialization course, taught by Randy Mason of the Graduate Program in Historic Preserva
Susan Macdonald
The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation had the pleasure of hosting two events with Susan Macdonald, Head of Field Projects at the Getty Conservation Institute, this week.
Arches In St. Peter's Church

Aaron Wunsch

PennDesign faculty member, Aaron Wunsch led the efforts to save St. Peter's Church of Christ in West Philadelphia, and his success was recently featured in a Penn Current article.
Volunteers on September 13 workday at the Conkling-Armstrong terra-cotta house
PennDesign Historic Preservation student, Jennifer Robinson, is heading an effort to raise awareness about a terra-cotta house from 1898 in North Philadelphia that is in need of rehabilitation.
Group photo of incoming students

PennDesign Historic Preservation Fall 2014 incoming students

  On this first day of classes, there’s a great sense of energy and enthusiasm for the year ahead. While the campus buzzes with new arrivals, summer renovations to Meyerson are wrapping up and courses are meeting this morning… we’re off and running.
Photo of group participants

Maya, Amy, Andrew, Grace, Preston, Skilled Leader Peter Grim, Sarai Williams, RBT Coordinator Earl (Drexel)

If anything was confirmed on the weekend of March 27-29, 2015, it is that Historic Preservation students get it done.
Professor Mason
Professor Randy Mason, Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation and Executive Director of PennPraxis gave an int
Matt Morgan and Dog
Winter is upon us here in Montana, signaling the end of the recent fieldwork season. This summer/fall saw a great deal of progress on the
Sign saying "Penn Design Spring 2015 Lecture Series"
PennDesign is pleased to begin the new year with the announcement our Spring 2015 Lecture Series, opening with
Worksite in Turkey
This summer I had an internship with Penn's Architectural Conservation Laboratory. I was in Yassıhöyϋk, Turkey working on three landscape architecture/preservation projects.