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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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Stefan Al and Andrew Saunders Awarded URF Grants

Penn’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research has awarded Stefan Al, Associate Professor of Urban Design in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and Andrew Saunders, Associate Professor of Architecture, competitive grants from the University Research Foundation (URF).
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Penn Praxis Selects Teams to Take on Social Impact Projects

PHILADELPHIA—Five student-faculty teams from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will implement projects designed to produce positive social impact for Philadelphia communities over the summer.
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PennDesign's Barnett argues for ecodesign in New Book

Washington, DC—As the global population grows and more people move to cities and suburbs, they place greater stress on the operating system of our planet.
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PennDesign's Ockman Awarded Graham Foundation Grant to Pursue New Publication

CHICAGO—The Graham Foundation has named Joan Ockman, lecturer and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design’s Department of Architecture, among a select group of
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PennDesign MFAs Present "Down to Earth" Thesis Exhibition in Brussels

BRUSSELS--The Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design presents Down to Earth / Terre a Terre / Van Nature, the 2015 thesis exhibition in Brussels, Belgium.
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PennDesign Names 2015 Teaching Award Winners

The University of Pennsylvania School of Design is pleased to announce recipients of the 2015 Teaching Awards. Named in honor of the late G.
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