Spring 2017 Lecture Series Opens January 18
Beginning Wednesday, January 18, PennDesign hosts more than 50 leading architects, artists, designers, planners, preservationists, and scholars in public lectures on the built environment and visual culture. Programs are organized by PennDesign’s graduate programs in Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation, Integrated Product Design, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Spatial Analytics, and by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, and PennPraxis.
Changing Face of Harlem
Harvey and Irwin Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives, 220 South 34th Street
Vernacular Built Heritage in the Arab Region
Mark Alan Hughes (second from left), founding faculty director of Penn’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, engaged in conversation with Maryke van Staden, manager of the Low Carbon Cities Program, Ashok-Alexander Sridharan, mayor of Bonn, Germany, and Mauricio Rodas, former mayor of Quito, Ecuador. At COP 25, Penn also launched the City Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Financing Initiative (C2IFI), an effort to help connect cities to new financing mechanisms. (Photo Jocelyn Perry)