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.
From PlanPhilly.com: On December 1, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will kick off Praxis Dialogues, the first in a series of public conversations about the notion of "the public good" in design practice, and how it informs and affects the design and use of spaces in the public realm.
On Sunday, November 1, the PennDesign student organization DiverseDesign hosts its tenth annual Demystifying Design Professions: Prospectives on Diversity program in conjunction with PennDesign’s November 2 Fall Open House.
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
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.
During studio travel week in October, a group of 10 historic preservation, architecture, and anthropology students and I packed up our hiking boots, bug spray, and sunscreen to make the long trek from Philadelphia to Albuquerque as part of
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