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  • Coming soon.... | PennDesign
    Undergraduate Graduate PhD About People Work Events Blog Courses Resources Apply Share Share via Email City and Regional Planning Coming soon Support Work Like This Explore Cross Disciplinary Connections LARP 701 Studio V van Eyck Al Doha Grand Park Doha Qatar Studio Highlights Work Detail Landscape Architecture Love Park JFK Plaza Redesign Work Detail PennPraxis Civic Landscapes Work Detail PennPraxis Credit Gilad Meron Social Impact Projects Work Detail PennPraxis Lower

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/phd/work/coming-soon (2015-10-17)
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  • PennDesign Doctoral Students Present Posters at Thinking Inside Out UN Preparatory Committee Side Event for Habitat III, NYC | PennDesign
    students for City and Regional Planning at PennDesign presented their work at a side event for the United Nations Preparatory Committee Meeting on UN Habitat III Thinking Inside Out How Cities Contribute to Solving Global Problems was hosted at The New School in New York City Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development to take place in 2016 The side event addressed three headings of great importance inequality economic growth and climate change Without action these dynamic trends suggest that cities of the future will become more unequal less productive in meeting the needs of larger populations in terms of essential services and infrastructure and become more vulnerable to climate change The event contextualized these issues in cities and highlighted their linkages at the local national and global levels Eugenie Birch Lawrence C Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research and Education Chair of the Graduate Group in City and Regional Planning delivered the closing address of the convening and underscored the importance of a Sustainable Development Goal that specifically addressed cities Sustainable Development Goals SDGs drive the implementation of sustainable development globally An urban SDG would recognize the importance of cities to human development around the world PennDesign doctoral students work at the many intersections of these issues Below is a list of those who presented and the titles of the posters they presented Caroline Cheong Can Urban Conservation Reduce Poverty and Avoid Replacement An Assessment of Successes and Failures in Midsized Latin American Historic Cities Benjamin Chrisinger For Health People or Place New Supermarkets for Food Access Economic Development and Community Health William Fleming Can We Rebuild By Design An Exploration of the Recovery Through Competition Program in the Post Sandy Northeast Albert Han Comparative of Greenbelt Policy Comparisons of the United Kingdom Australia the

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/phd/post/penndesign-doctoral-students-present-posters-thinking-inside-out-un (2015-10-17)
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  • Penn Sweeps IPHS Awards | PennDesign
    Share Share via Email City and Regional Planning Posted Jul 31 2014 11 46am Penn Sweeps IPHS Awards PennPlanning won two of five awards presented at the 16th Biennial International Planning History Society Conference at St Augustine Florida The International Planning History Society awarded Domenic Vitiello its Best Article Award in Planning Perspectives 2012 2014 It also awarded Francesca Ammon Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning its Anthony Sutcliff

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/post/penn-sweeps-iphs-awards (2015-10-17)
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  • PhD City and Regional Planning - Events | PennDesign
    Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search About People Work Events Blog Courses Resources Apply Share Share via Email PhD City and Regional Planning Calendar beginning 10 17 2015 Filter All Event Types Event Conference Exhibition Lecture Screening Symposium Community Convening Public Event Admissions Event Date E g 2015 10 17 No events found Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/node/1030/71 (2015-10-17)
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  • Loan Programs | PennDesign
    students who demonstrate exceptional need Student Financial Services will notify you if you are eligible Please note that the Perkins loan will be discontinued after the 2015 2016 academic year and will be replaced in subsequent years with an alternative loan such as the Federal Direct GradPlus Loan Federal Direct GradPLUS Loan This alternative loan allows graduate students to borrow up to the cost of attendance less other aid including Direct Loan Students must be U S citizens or permanent residents enrolled at least half time in a graduate degree program and not be default on a prior educational loan A credit review is required of all loan applicants Other Alternative Loans A number of private lenders and other financial institutions offer education loans to students These private alternative loans are not subsidized and have variable interest rates and differing levels of origination fees both based on your credit score In addition cosigners may be required Unlike Federal Direct and GradPLUS loans private loans do not have an income based cap on monthly repayments Therefore Penn encourages U S citizens and permanent residents to first consider the Federal Direct and Direct GradPLUS loan programs when they need to borrow Foreign Nationals There are some alternative educational loans offered by private lenders and other financial institutions however they usually require a U S cosigner For more information go to http www sfs upenn edu loans alternative lenders graduate htm Global Student Loan Corporation GSLC in conjunction with HSBC has launched a new program for international students without a U S cosigner This international student loan program is currently for students from India enrolling in U S colleges and universities but the hopes are that they will expand the program to include students from other countries of origin Funds may be borrowed

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/admissions/loan-programs (2015-10-17)
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  • The New Fairmount Park: A Community Vision Plan for East and West Fairmount Park | PennDesign
    Fairmount Park 2013 2014 Harris Steinberg Philadelphia PA In 2013 Penn Praxis in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission and the Fairmount Park Conservancy was awarded funding to conduct a study to identify low cost early actions and longer term investments to improve connectivity to and through East and West Fairmount Park as well as recommendations for how underused portions of the park can better serve park users of all kinds While this 2000 acre park is the undisputed heart of the local park system barriers of all kinds continue to limit its potential Conceived as a watershed park in the mid 19th century the park has been developed on an ad hoc basis over the intervening 157 years The effort completed in May 2014 provided a comprehensive survey of park assets and user groups identified early low cost actions that promote improved access to and through the park offered recommendations for longer term amenities programs development and infrastructure needed to improve connectivity and draw energy through the park set forth policies to appropriately guide development in the park and planned for coalition building to aid in implementation and long term stewardship Download

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/pennpraxis/work/new-fairmount-park-community-vision-plan-east-and-west-fairmount-park (2015-10-17)
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  • More Park, Less Way: An Action Plan for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | PennDesign
    An Action Plan for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway 2012 2013 Philadelphia PA In Philadelphia the Benjamin Franklin Parkway evolved slowly from a gateway to Fairmount Park into an automobile conduit to the city With More Park Less Way PennPraxis worked with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to recommend a series of series of actions to shape the evolution of the Parkway into a 21st century public space Through a comprehensive civic engagement process PennPraxis recommended designing high quality urban parks on overlooked parkland reconsidering how the community accesses the Parkway programming the public space along the Parkway in creative and consistent ways and developing a structure for ongoing management of the Parkway as a special district within the city Because of robust public interest generated through the civic engagement sessions Parks and Recreation was able to build an audience to support the quick implementation of a summer pop up park in Eakins Oval During the summer of 2013 Parks and Recreation reclaimed The Oval as the new shape of fun creating a public amenity out of a highly visible surface parking lot Download PennPraxis Projects Report Support Work Like This Explore Cross Disciplinary Connections LARP 701 Studio V van Eyck Al

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/pennpraxis/work/more-park-less-way-action-plan-benjamin-franklin-parkway (2015-10-17)
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  • Green 2015: An Action Plan for 500 New Acres | PennDesign
    Email PennPraxis Green 2015 An Action Plan for 500 New Acres 2010 Philadelphia PA PennPraxis is working with the City of Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation to create an action plan to help the department meet the mandate for 500 acres of new parkland set forth in Greenworks Philadelphia The plan builds upon previous plans and research in order to identify potential short term additions to the park system as well as a long term vision and framework for the park system This work is also being conducted in parallel with the Philadelphia City Planning Commission s comprehensive planning process and will support the goals of the comprehensive plan The action plan will also complement the Green City Clean Waters initiative of the Philadelphia Water Department which seeks to create green infrastructure that serves multiple uses The action plan will support Mayor Nutter s goal of Philadelphia becoming the greenest city in America It identifies projects that will provide Philadelphia with new parkland that provides sound environmental social and economic benefits to the city Download PennPraxis Projects Report Support Work Like This Explore Cross Disciplinary Connections Global Housing Studio Work Detail Graduate City and Regional Planning LARP 701 Studio

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/pennpraxis/work/green-2015-action-plan-500-new-acres (2015-10-17)
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