An elementary school student testing the plate

An elementary school student testing the plate
Credit: Jordan Cassway

“This is awesome!” was the resounding reaction when the first five manufactured plate samples from the Designing Healthy Eating Experiences design team were placed on the tables at Comegys Elementary School in West Philadelphia.
Church picnic happening in front of Lombard Street Presbyterian Church

Credit: Jordan Cassway

  The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have. – Leonard Nimoy
Interior Nakashima House

Interior view: cantilevered stairs and mezzanine
Photo Credit: César Bargues Ballester

PennPraxis has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to develop a conservation management plan for The George Nakashima House and Studio in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
PennDesign is pleased to announce that PlanPhilly—Philadelphia’s highly-regarded, digital news organization covering planning, design and development— will be moving from its original home w
By Andrew GoodmanPlanner, PennPraxis"It's difficult to design a space that will not attract people. What is remarkable is how often this has been accomplished.” – William Whyte
PHILADELPHIA— Work progresses on the five student-led Social Impact Projects initiated by the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.
Professor Mason
Professor Randy Mason, Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation and Executive Director of PennPraxis gave an int
Randy Mason

Professor Randy Mason has been appointed as the new Executive Director for PennPraxis.

Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor is pleased to announce exciting news about the leadership for PennPraxis: Randall Mason, Associate Professor and Chair of PennDesign’s Historic Preservation Program, will become Executive Director of