Historic Preservation

Journal of the Month: Change Over Time is a semiannual journal focused on publishing original, peer-reviewed research papers and review articles on the history, theory, and praxis of conservation and the built environment.

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Wing of an airplane on the runway

The runway at Philadelphia International Airport. Photo: Kyle Block (MUSA'17)

With support from the Mellon Humanities+Urbanism+Design Initiative, this semester PennDesign’s

This past fall, Historic Preservation students explored traditional wood construction through the fabrication of a close-spaced scissor truss assembly with lecturer Andrew Fearon.

Cover for book "Environmental Management for Collections. Alternative preservation strategies for hot and humid climates. TOOLS FOR CONSERVATION"

Winners of the 2016 PROSE Awards have been announced, bestowed by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

The gantry and beach provided an access point to North Brother Island. The smokestacks are the most visible built fabric from the Bronx shore. Photo by Andrea Haley.

The gantry and beach provided an access point to North Brother Island. The smokestacks are the most visible built fabric from the Bronx shore. Photo by Andrea Haley.

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.

Mikayla Raymond

Photo: The Cultural Landscape Foundation

The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation congratulations first-year student Mikayla Raymond on her fellowship with The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Raymond has been awarded the Sally Boasberg Founder's Fellowship, to be completed this summer at TCLF's offices in Washington, D.C.

The 2016 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects

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);

Thursday evening Keynote Session.

Thursday evening Keynote Session.

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.

Network as the form: Reconfiguring Architecture for Humanity

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

Bill Menors Cabin, Grand Teton National Park, Photo: National Park Service

Bill Menors Cabin, Grand Teton National Park, Photo: National Park Service

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

David Hollenberg (center), recipient of the 2015 Wyck-Strickland Award. Photo Eileen Rojas.

David Hollenberg (center), recipient of the 2015 Wyck-Strickland Award. Photo Eileen Rojas.

The fall of 2015 saw numerous PennDesign faculty members, students and alumni honored for their work in Philadelphia and leadership in their respective fields. 

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