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  • About Philadelphia | PennDesign
    pride The University of Pennsylvania adds to the richness and variety of the city A top tier university in every field the focus of many current and graduated students remains in Philadelphia elevating the level of discourse and practice on what makes the next great American city Penn and PennDesign reside in the neighborhood of University City Penn has played an exciting role in the revitalization of West Philadelphia while maintaining the character and original essence of the area PennDesign welcomes opportunities to become involved in the conversation of West Philadelphia s regeneration and invites students to safely explore discuss and design potentials for its urban renewal Separated by our beloved Schuylkill River Philadelphia s downtown Center City is also part of the university experience Center City is home to all the wonderful amenities and resources that make a city great first rate art museums and galleries public parks music halls and venues restaurants and bars of all shapes and sizes and much more So make an afternoon of it go to one of the area s many local breweries or BYO restaurants Grab your helmet because you re going to want to ride Philadelphia is relatively flat and full

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/about-philadelphia (2015-10-17)
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  • PennDesign Blog | PennDesign
    Studio there was Julius Rosenwald In the early 1900s Rosenwald oversaw a self help construction program for schoolhouses in the rural South By 1928 one out of every five schools in the region was what became popularly known as a Rosenwald School Rosenwald was not an architect He was a tycoon the man who turned Sears Roebuck Co Read More Posted Sep 29 2015 6 02pm link Lessons from Redeveloping Denver s Union Station link PennDesign s Dean Taylor Presents at 63rd Mayor s Institute link PennDesign Dean and Paley Professor Marilyn Jordan Taylor joined nine mayors and seven design leaders from around the U S at the 63rd Mayor s Institute on City Design MICD which was held September 23 25 in Charleston South Carolina The event also celebrated the 40th and final year of hosting mayor Joe Riley s term Read More Posted Sep 24 2015 2 21pm link LA PLEASURE Published link We design cities landscapes and products for many reasons but as much as anything we do so for pleasure From the new horizons of global tourism to the design of a local park from the acceptable to the illicit the latest issue of LA charts the economy psychology and spatiality of pleasure through the multiple lenses of diverse disciplines revealing novel perspectives on the theory and practice of landscape architecture Here s a taste of the issue from the journal s editor Read More Posted Sep 24 2015 11 46am The intersection of Passyunk Avenue and South Broad Street Photo Brandon Baker PhillyVoice link PhillyVoice Interviews Landscape Architecture Lecturer Nicholas Pevzner link From PhillyVoice com It s not uncommon for visitors to come to Philadelphia and rejoice at its remarkably easy to navigate grid layout that is until they hit the navigational wrenches that are Passyunk Germantown and Point Breeze avenues among others It begs the question Why did the layout ever stray from its grid based conventions We asked PennDesign urban design and landscape architecture lecturer Nicholas Pevzner for some historical context Read More Posted Sep 18 2015 9 46am link Architectural Record Honors Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor link Architectural Record has named Dean and Paley Professor Marilyn Jordan Taylor a winner of the 2015 Women in Architecture Educator Award in recognition of her leadership in architectural education and her significant influence in architecture urban design and planning Read More Posted Jul 28 2015 11 41am Interior view cantilevered stairs and mezzanine Photo Credit César Bargues Ballester link PennPraxis Awarded a 100 000 Dollar Grant from the Getty Foundation link 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 Read More Posted Jul 21 2015 5 42pm link PennDesign Team announced as the 1st Prize Winner for Vertical Cities 2015 Competition link Vertical Cities Asia 2015 link Over the course of the summer six PennDesign students developed two alternate proposals as submittals for the

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/penndesign-blog (2015-10-17)
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  • Research Organizations | PennDesign
    going on at the University today With research and projects that reach deeply into communities across the globe and into disciplines across the University PennDesign is initiating a new understanding of the transformative power of of art and design Our challenge is to convert the daily stakes we take on here into new research opportunities and to advocate for the central role of design in the societies where we elect to practice Support Research Architectural Archives Architectural Archives The Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania preserves the works of more than 400 designers from the 17th century to the present Read More Kleinman Center for Energy Policy The Center will advance energy productivity by reframing the relationship between research and practice in support of policy innovation Read More Penn Institute for Urban Research The Penn Institute for Urban Research Penn IUR is a university wide interdisciplinary institute at the University of Pennsylvania dedicated to urban research education and civic engagement Read More Penn Tsinghua TC Chan Center The mission of the T C Chan Center for Building and Energy Studies is to develop new knowledge tools processes techniques and continuing education for professionals involved in building simulation and technology

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/research/centers (2015-10-17)
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  • American Planning Association | PennDesign
    Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Undergraduate Graduate PhD About People Work Events Blog Courses Resources Apply Share Share via Email City and Regional Planning Related Links https www planning org The American Planning Association provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in planning promoting education and citizen empowerment and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change Support

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/city-regional-planning/graduate/resources/american-planning-association (2015-10-17)
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  • Animation Resources | PennDesign
    labs with Wacom tablets 2D and 3D animation and compositing applications such as Mudbox Maya Matchmover 3ds Max Premiere Aftereffects TV Paint Flash and others DSLR cameras lighting and grip equipment sound recording and editing equipment are used wth Dragonframe software for stop motion animation We have a small stop motion and multiplane studio with a decated capture workstation Students in Fine Arts animation courses students in the Digital Media

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/fine-arts/undergraduate/resources/animation-resources-0 (2015-10-17)
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  • Architectural Archives | PennDesign
    research collections in the Archives are available to faculty students and scholars for independent study as well as to support teaching at the University of Pennsylvania The archives facility in the lower level of the Fisher Fine Arts Building houses the Harvey Irwin Kroiz Gallery a specialized library reading room and seminar room as well as storage and processing facilities Contact Harvey and Irwin Kroiz Gallery The Architectural Archives University of Pennsylvania 220 South 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 215 898 8323 voice 215 573 4032 fax Staff William Whitaker Curator and Collections Manager John Giganti Project Archivist Hours Admission Hours Monday Friday 10 00 a m 5 00 p m Saturday and Sunday Closed Open normal hours on the following two Saturdays Homecoming Alumni Day For specific dates please consult the University of Pennsylvania Academic Calendar Special Closure September 25 2015 The Architectural Archives will be closed on Friday September 25 2015 due to the visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia Holiday Closures The Architectural Archives is closed for the following holidays and term breaks Labor Day Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday Christmas Eve through New Year s Day Martin Luther King Jr Day Memorial Day and the Fourth of July Admission Access for special exhibitions held in the Archives Harvey Irwin Kroiz Gallery is free and open to all during the above posted hours To access the archival collections for research study publication and exhibition you must schedule an appointment with the Archives staff University of Pennsylvania affiliation is not required Getting Here Location The Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania occupies the lower level of the Fisher Fine Arts Library Building with an independent entrance located just off 34th Street adjacent to a pedestrian crossing at Smith Walk originally Locust Street The main entrance is up a short flight of steps and is marked by a plaque that reads Architectural Archives Kroiz Gallery Once inside the vestibule you ll need to ring the intercom for entrance For barrier free access please call the Archives staff at 215 898 8323 Street address 220 South 34th Street at Smith Walk Lower Level of the Fisher Fine Arts Library building Philadelphia PA 19104 Mailing address 102 Meyerson Hall 210 South 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 6311 Parking Visitors may find on street parking in the area or choose to make use of one of the parking garages operated by the University of Pennsylvania The closest garage is located at 3335 Chestnut Street the access to which is off South 34th Street between Ludlow and Chestnut Streets Driving Directions to the Chestnut and 34th Street Garage are available from Google Maps Group Visits The Archives offers insightful and inspiring tours of its collections led by the Curator and specially designed to address the interests of your group Guided tours are offered by appointment only please call 215 898 8323 to schedule a visit Visitor Tips Policies Visitor Tips Barrier free access to the Kroiz Gallery and to the Architectural

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/about (2015-10-17)
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  • Architectural Conservation Laboratory | PennDesign
    Search form Search Work People Events Blog Resources Courses About Apply Share Share via Email Historic Preservation Related Links Architectural Conservation Laboratory Site The Architectural Conservation Laboratory of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation is devoted to training and research in the conservation of the built environment This specialized facility provides a unique intellectual environment for those pursuing studies in architectural conservation and the history of building technology The Laboratory encourages cross disciplinary collaboration on contemporary issues related to the conservation of culturally significant buildings monuments and sites throughout the world Through grants and sponsored projects the faculty and staff of the Historic Preservation Program in collaboration with other University centers such as the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter and the Cartographic Modeling Laboratory conduct a full agenda of research dedicated to field survey recording analysis of building materials and treatment evaluation of historic structures The ACL has cooperative agreements with many private and public agencies and educational institutions in the U S and abroad which provide opportunities for independent study thesis work and sponsored research for students from Penn and guest institutions Selected projects also provide funded opportunities for post graduate students pursuing the Advanced Certificate

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/historic-preservation/resources/architectural-conservation-laboratory (2015-10-17)
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  • Architecture and Landscape Studios | PennDesign
    Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Undergraduate Graduate PhD Work People Events Blog Resources Courses About Degrees Apply Share Share via Email Architecture With the beautiful views of the UPenn campus as inspiration students work collaboratively and independently in our spacious studios With work tables desks and computers enough for everyone our studios are the perfect match for long days and nights of hard work Support PennDesign

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/graduate/resources/architecture-and-landscape-studios (2015-10-17)
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