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  • Sara Baldwin and Kevin O'Brien | PennDesign
    and Staff Alumni Search form Search Share Share via Email Sara Baldwin and Kevin O Brien Sara Baldwin courtesy New Ravenna Mosaics Kevin O Brien courtesy Kevin O Brien Studio Sara Baldwin and Kevin O Brien Monday Oct 26 2015 06 30pm Add to Calendar iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Meyerson Hall Lower Gallery 210 South 34th Street Successful entrepreneurs and PennDesign alumni Sara Baldwin C 89 MFA 91 and Kevin O Brien C 80 MFA 87 talk about their journeys in design and business Sara Baldwin is founder of New Ravenna Mosaics America s premier designer and manufacturer of stone and glass mosaic tiles for both residential and commercial installations Kevin O Brien is founder of Kevin O Brien Studio a home furnishings company producing pillows quilts duvets and rugs found at luxury retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue Neiman Marcus Barneys New York Bergdorf Goodman and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York After discovering textiles while traveling in China and Japan O Brien started producing handmade fabrics 20 years ago in his spare time and now has a factory in Philadelphia and workshop in Kathmandu VIDEO AOL Jobs Interview with Sara Baldwin Philadelphia Inquirer Interview with Kevin O

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/events/sarah-baldwin-and-kevin-obrien (2015-10-17)
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  • City Futures: An International Conference | PennDesign
    in urban areas and the proportion is expected to reach 66 by 2050 What form will the city of the future take What new models have been produced by today s urban realities What role will architects play in shaping the city of tomorrow Thursday November 12 Introduction 6 30pm Marilyn Jordan Taylor Dean and Paley Professor PennDesign Keynote speaker Reinier de Graaf Partner OMA Friday November 13 Introduction 9 45am Winka Dubbeldam Chair Department of Architecture PennDesign Panel 1 10 00am 12 00pm Infrastructure City Fabric This panel explores the role that infrastructures hard and soft and urban fabrics can play in redefining how cities function whether the aging metropolises in the Global North or the burgeoning megacities in the Global South Confirmed speakers include James Lima Thom Mayne Marilyn Jordan Taylor and Tom Verebes Panel 2 2 00pm 4 00pm The Unplanned City This panel examines the sometimes striking commonalities and the very stark differences between informal urbanisms and how the new potential of bottom up systems planned and unplanned will shape future cities Confirmed speakers include Daniel D Oca Interboro Selva Gurdogan and Gregers Thomsen Superpool Istanbul Andrew Herscher Laila Iskandar and Shohei Shigematsu Panel 3 4

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/graduate/events/city-futures (2015-10-17)
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  • Fall Lecture Series: Rob Rogers | PennDesign
    to Calendar iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Lower Gallery Meyerson Hall Rob Rogers Partner Rogers Partners Architects UrbanDesigners New York NY Lecture Title The Impact of Small Things Book Learning Through Practice ORO 2014 6 30pm Lower Gallery Meyerson Hall For over 30 years Robert M Rogers FAIA has explored the edges of architecture and the overlap of disciplines the spaces where architecture landscapes and the public realm converge Designing in

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/graduate/events/fall-lecture-series-rob-rogers (2015-10-17)
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  • Demystifying Design Professions | PennDesign
    Admitted Students Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search Apply Tuition and Financial Aid Events Blog Get to Know Us Policies Contact Share Share via Email Graduate Admissions Demystifying Design Professions Sunday Nov 2 2014 11 00am 02 00pm Add to Calendar iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo In conjunction with the Open House the PennDesign organization DiverseDesign is holding our ninth annual Demystifying Design Professions Perspectives on Diversity event on Sunday November 2nd The goal of this event is to expose prospective graduate students to a range of design professions in which persons of color and economically disadvantaged groups are underrepresented to clarify the graduate school process and to offer networking opportunities with current graduate students The tentative agenda for Demystifying Design Professions is 11 00 am Taking Seats and Introduction 11 15 am Faculty Panel Questions 12 00 pm Lunch Buffet 12 1 pm DD Members and Faculty 1 1 30 pm Alumni Panel 1 30 2 pm DD members present short YIMBY projects 2 00 pm DD members take groups on tours of Meyerson RSVP for Demystifying Design Professions here Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability to educate the

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/graduate-admissions/events/demystifying-design-professions (2015-10-17)
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  • Fall Lecture Series: Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi | PennDesign
    ecology in a new model for waterfront development Exhibited in the Groundswell show at The Museum of Modern Art the project has won a World Architecture Festival Award I D Magazine Environments Award Progressive Architecture Award AIA Awards ASLA Honor Award EDRA Places Award and was the first North American project to win Harvard University s International V R Green Prize in Urban Design The award winning Hunter s Point South Waterfront Park located on the East River in Queens New York recently opened to the public Surrounded by water on three sides the integrated park design weaves together infrastructure landscape and architecture into a model of urban ecology and a resilient multi layered cultural destination WEISS MANFREDI recently won a national competition with OLIN to redesign the Sylvan Theater an integrated outdoor amphitheater at the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington D C The firm s new Visitor Center at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden winner of a National ASLA Honor Award is conceived as a seamless extension of the Garden s path system offering a new sequence of views into and through the historic Garden Their Krishna P Singh Center for Nanotechnology recently opened to the public at the University of Pennsylvania This state of the art lab facility brings together researchers across disciplines in a welcoming new gateway to campus Other built works include the Barnard College Diana Center Museum of the Earth and the Women s Memorial and Education Center at Arlington National Cemetery The firm has won numerous awards and competitions and has been featured in exhibitions at The Museum of Modem Art the Venice Architectural Biennale the São Paulo Biennale of International Architecture and Design the Cooper Hewitt Museum the National Building Museum The International Landscape Architecture Biennale in Barcelona and the Design Center in Essen

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/graduate/events/fall-lecture-series-marion-weiss-and-michael-manfredi (2015-10-17)
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  • Reception for Manitoga Pavilion Competition | PennDesign
    Yahoo Meyerson Hall 210 South 34th Street The 91 students enrolled in First Year Graduate Architecture 501 have produced 21 proposals to be developed next semester in a course dedicated to the design development and fabrication of a pavilion prototype for the Manitoga Russel Wright Design Center in upstate New York On view in the Upper and Lower Galleries at Meyerson Hall the designs will be judged by a panel

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/events/reception-manitoga-pavilion-competition (2015-10-17)
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  • Exhibition: Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism | PennDesign
    Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search About Louis I Kahn Collection Collections Exhibitions and Events Share Share via Email Architectural Archives Exhibition Barton Myers Works of Architecture and Urbanism Friday Nov 6 2015 05 00pm Friday Jan 29 2016 05 00pm Add to Calendar iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Harvey Irwin Kroiz Gallery The Architectural Archives University of Pennsylvania 220 South 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 215 898 8323 Hours M F 10 5pm This exhibition explores the remarkable architectural legacy of Barton Myers GAR 64 an architect whose work ranges from stunning houses built of off the shelf parts to cutting edge theater designs Establishing his practice in Toronto Canada in 1968 Myers first gained prominence for his urban consolidation projects efforts aimed at countering suburbanization he returned to the United States in 1984 to open a Los Angeles office where he received wide acclaim for his performing arts centers and house designs The exhibition presents more than 150 works including models and design sketches and is the first broad examination of the architect s work to be shown on the East Coast Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/events/exhibition-barton-myers-works-architecture-and-urbanism (2015-10-17)
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  • Support PennDesign | PennDesign
    of artistic vision and creative activity in the world around us and serve as a powerful tool in attracting the best and brightest students Offering support to students with need this important fund makes a PennDesign education possible for many deserving students Gifts in any amount are gratefully welcomed Program Support Special opportunities for lectures exhibits and departmental initiatives crucial to PennDesign students education are just a few examples of programming made possible by individual gifts Whatever your specific interest you have the ability to make a difference by supporting specific PennDesign programs or departments Richard P Fitzgerald Associate Dean for External Affairs rickfitz design upenn edu Annual Report We are very happy to share with you our Annual Report This first ever publication for PennDesign takes a comprehensive look at 2013 14 our last full academic year We outline our accomplishments from fundraising to program achievements and we take the time to look forward to a series of new School of Design initiatives Please click here to view our 2013 2014 Annual Report Naming Opportunities The transformation of Meyerson Hall will afford naming opportunities for studios students commons and outdoor spaces Gifts that bear your name or the name of a loved one former professor student or family member offer a lasting impact on the school Become a partner of PennDesign The impact of your generosity can have a significant influence on the education of the designers of the future To learn more about special naming opportunities please contact Richard P Fitzgerald Associate Dean for External Affairs rickfitz design upenn edu Gift Planning Your gift is the key to providing educational opportunity for talented students regardless of their means which is at the heart of PennDesign s mission Planned giving can address your own financial needs while enabling you

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/support/support-penndesign (2015-10-17)
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