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Announcing the 2016 iDesign Prize Championship

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Compete for $50,000 and Mentoring from the Integrated Product Design Program
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Zaha

"It must never have occurred to Zaha Hadid to be anything other than an original — an original in her bold sense of self, in her inclination to defeat convention, in her determination to overwrite the norm, in her playful designs, in her exceptional architecture, and in her remark
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PennDesign Dean Marilyn Taylor on Zaha Hadid

We’re shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Zaha Hadid. She was an amazing woman and an extraordinary architect whose elegant and awesome works bring inspiration and delight to the sites and places they command.
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Praxis Dialogues: Arts and Culture

Philadelphia—On April 11, 2016, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will present the next installment of 
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Frederick Steiner Named Dean of PennDesign

Frederick “Fritz” Steiner will be the next dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, effective July 1. 
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University of Pennsylvania School of Design Announces Spring 2016 Lecture Series

From January 14 - June 11, 2016, the University of Pennsylvania School of Design presents more than 40 lectures, panels and symposia exploring the transformative power of art and design.
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Praxis Dialogues: The Public Good

Philadelphia—On December 1, 2015, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly introduce Praxis Dialogues, a series of public conversations among design professionals, practitioners, leaders, and students on ideas and issues of broad interest to the design professions.
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Social Impact 2015 Exhibition

Monday, November 30 – Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Reception: Monday, November 30 (time to be announced)
Dean’s Alley, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street
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Announcing the Publication of LA+ PLEASURE

PHILADELPHIA—The University of Pennsylvania School of Design announces the publication of the latest issue of the critically acclaimed interdisciplinary landscape architecture journal: LA+PLEASURE.
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The Department of Architecture at PennDesign Presents 'City Futures'

PHILADELPHIA–According to a July 2014 United Nations report, 54% of the world's population lives in urban areas, and the proportion is expected to reach 66% by 2050.
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PennDesign in China: Two-Year Project on Cities and ‘Durations’ Exhibition Awarded Funding

PennDesign Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Chair and Professor of Landscape and Regional Design Richard Weller, Professor of Architecture Ali Rahim, and Chair and Associate Professor of Historic Preservation Randall Mason are leading
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PennDesign Fall 2015 Lecture Series Announced

PennDesign is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Lecture Series
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