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 nin
Faculty member Frank Matero's current PennPraxis project examining the cement and slate industries of Pennsylvania is illustrated in his recent article for Scenario Journal.
The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation is Pleased to Announce its Upcoming Symposium: Urban Parks and the National Park Service of the Future
Thursday, October 29, 6:00 PM and Friday, October 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have. – Leonard Nimoy
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.
A growing network of young people is challenging the perception that historic preservation is an old activist’s game.