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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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Architecture students partner with industry to build graduation pavilion

 PHILADELPHIA—Graduate architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will unveil a pavilion they designed and constructed on Furness Plaza for the School’s 2015
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PennDesign's Marcinkoski Named 2015-16 Rome Prize Winner

NEW YORK--The American Academy in Rome named Christopher Marcinkoski, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, among 29 winners of the 201
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"SafeStamp" team claims inaugural $50,000 iDesign@Penn Prize

On Monday, the University of Pennsylvania’s Integrated Product Design Master’s program and School of Design awarded a cross-disciplinary group of Wharton and Engineering students $50,000 as winner of the first iDesign@Penn Prize.
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Finalists Named for $50k iDesign@Penn Prize

PHILADELPHIA—Eight jurors have selected four finalists for the inaugural iDesign@Penn Prize, a $50,000 award jointly offered by the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and the Integrated Product Design Master's Program.

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UPenn’s School of Design Announces a New Home for PlanPhilly

PHILADELPHIA--The University of Pennsylvania School of Design 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 wit
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PennDesign’s Dean, Chair of Architecture among Most Admired Educators for 2015

Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Dean and Paley Professor, and Winka Dubbeldam, Professor and Chair of Graduate Architecture at the Un
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