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  • Undergraduate Architecture - Resources | PennDesign
    PhD About People Events Resources Courses Apply Share Share via Email Architecture 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 Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery The Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery hosts a variety programs each year including student exhibitions film series collaborative events with outside institutions and special exhibitions featuring visiting artists Read More Computer Labs Computer Labs PennDesign provides 24 hour access to multiple PC and Mac labs to the PennDesign community Read More Fabrication Lab The Fabrication Lab serves as a practical laboratory extension of classroom theory The lab is equipped for all phases of woodworking metalworking and machining as well as digital fabrication with CNC routing laser cutting and 3D FDM printing Read More Fisher Fine Arts Library The building boasts semi circular arches supported by short polished stone columns and foliated forms and grotesques typical of Victorian Romanesque architecture Some of the gargoyles function as rain spouts 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

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  • Undergraduate Architecture - Courses | PennDesign
    a foundation for the creative production of new forms of expression Prerequisite s ARCH 102 ARCH 202 Design Fundamentals II A studio course exploring the relationship between two dimensional images and three dimensional digital and physical models This studio course develops advanced techniques in digital representation and fabrication through an investigation of the theme of inhabitation in architecture Prerequisite s ARCH 201 ARCH 301 Design I An introduction to the design of architecture in the city Students explore the relationships between two dimensional patterns and their corresponding three dimensional interpretations through the orthographic drawings of plan section and elevation and three dimensional digital and physical models Prerequisite s ARCH 202 ARCH 302 Design II An introduction to the design of architecture in the landscape Issues of mapping placement scale and construction are explored through studio design projects site visits and discussions Course work focuses on the preparation and presentation of design projects emphasizing analytical skills along with the development of imaginative invention and judgment Co requisite ARCH 312 Prerequisite s ARCH 301 ARCH 401 Advanced Design Content and technique are explored in this studio course through the vehicle of a design project focused on the development of a critical understanding of geometries and mathematics in the representation and fabrication of contemporary architecture Co requisite ARCH 411 Prerequisite s ARCH 302 THEORY COURSES ARCH 312 Topics in Theory I This course examines the development of modern architecture in the early twentieth century Case studies and selected texts are used to explore how modern architecture responded to the challenges of the Industrial Revolution and social modernization Co requisite ARCH 302 ARCH 411 Topics in Theory II This course examines the development of geometries in modern architecture Primary and secondary texts are used to explore the origin and evolution of geometrical thinking in architecture Co requisite ARCH 401 Prerequisite s ARCH 312 TECHNOLOGY COURSES ARCH 431 ARCH 531 Construction I Course explores basic principles and concepts of architectural technology and describes the interrelated nature of structure construction and environmental systems Open to Intensive Majors only ARCH 432 ARCH 532 Construction II A continuation of Construction I focusing on light and heavy steel frame construction concrete construction light and heavyweight cladding systems and systems building Open to Intensive Majors only Prerequisite s ARCH 431 ARCH 433 ARCH 533 Environmental Systems I An introduction to the influence of thermal and luminous phenomenon in the history and practice of architecture Issues of climate health and environmental sustainability are explored as they relate to architecture in its natural context The classes include lectures site visits and field exploration Open to Intensive Majors only ARCH 434 ARCH 534 Environmental Systems II This course examines the environmental technologies of larger buildings including heating ventilating air conditioning lighting and acoustics Modern buildings are characterized by the use of such complex systems that not only have their own characteristics but interact dynamically with one another and with the building skin and occupants Questions about building size shape and construction become much

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  • David Comberg | PennDesign
    history at the University of the Arts His reviews profiles and criticism have been published by I D Magazine Print Magazine and Graphics International UK He is a member of Class Action a collective that uses design to advocate for social change He is the proprietor of David Comberg Design He was an invited participant in We the Designers 2012 a traveling exhibition on the framing of political issues and is the recipient of a Judge s Choice Award in the Philadelphia Design Awards 2009 for design of the Spiegel Lecture Series posters and awards for Penn Humanities Forum programs Other awards include the AIGA Best of Show New England for Perspecta 29 the Yale Architecture Journal with Tom Starr the ALA Best of Show for the exhibition catalog From Jackson to Lincoln and I D Magazine Best of Show for the installation AIDing Awareness Class Action Clients include Arts culture and educational Arthur Ross Gallery Design Philadelphia Instituto Cervantes Mexican Cultural Institute The Morgan Library Museum New York Public Library PennDesign Penn Humanities Forum University of Pennsylvania Museum Rockefeller University The University of the Arts Yale School of Architecture U S Veterans Administration Penn Medicine Mulgrew Dancers Publishing Cornell University Press Chronicle Books MIT Press Oxford University Press Princeton Architectural Press Corporate Saxco International Lehman Brothers MasterCard International Ricoh WRT Architecture and Planning For more information see http datadesign wordpress com http thecommonpress org http www thawstudio com classaction Featured Media Stills from SEEING a collaborative video installation with Fine Arts and Landscape Design faculty students from Penn Alexander School and random passers by PennDesign Idea Days Meyerson Lobby 2013 Link to YouTube video http www youtube com user dpcomberg Stills from SEEING a collaborative video installation with Fine Arts and Landscape Design faculty students from Penn Alexander School

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  • Alumni Relations - Resources | PennDesign
    Alumni Profiles Alumni Association Career Resources Share Share via Email Alumni Career Networking Career Networking The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni Read More Resource Guide for Graduates Resource Guide for Graduates The PennDesign Alumni Association endeavors to provide guidance to graduates of our programs As part of this goal the Board of the PDAA

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  • Francesca Russello Ammon | PennDesign
    Kress Tompkins Fellowship jointly sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians SAH and the Historic American Buildings Survey HABS While completing her Ph D in American Studies she held long term fellowships as a Whiting Fellow in the Humanities Ambrose Monell Foundation Fellow in Technology and Democracy at the Miller Center of Public Affairs and John E Rovensky Fellow with the Business History Conference Professor Ammon is currently a colloquium member of the Penn Mellon Foundation Humanities Urbanism Design Initiative She is on the board of the Society for American City Regional Planning History SACRPH Research Professor Ammon is currently writing a history of the bulldozer in post World War II America This book project to be published by Yale University Press in 2016 asks how and why the postwar nation came to embrace destruction as a means towards progress Construction equipment contributed vitally to Allied victory during the war Afterwards war honed machines men methods and metaphors effectively came home to reshape the domestic landscape Case studies of urban renewal building demolition suburban land clearance and earthmoving for interstate highway construction demonstrate clearance practices in progresses Meanwhile an excavation of the bulldozer in postwar literature films and art reveals its popular reach Ultimately the project demonstrates both the processes and products of the postwar culture of clearance Before the efforts of historic preservationists neighborhood activists and environmentalists began to temper the bulldozer s work the ideology technology policy and practice of large scale destruction dramatically transformed the American landscape This project grows out of Professor Ammon s dissertation for which she received the Anthony Sutcliffe Dissertation Award from the International Planning History Society IPHS the John Reps Prize from the Society for American City Regional Planning History SACRPH the Zuckerman Prize in American Studies from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and was the mentioned finalist for the American Studies Association s ASA Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize Additional research in progress explores the role of photographs in shaping planning discourse from the prolonged projects of postwar development through the recovery efforts prompted by natural disasters Professor Ammon also continues to research urban renewal in part through the application of digital humanities tools Professor Ammon has presented her work widely including at the annual and biennial meetings of the Society for American City Regional Planning History Urban History Association Policy History Conference Business History Conference and the American Studies Association She has also given papers at special workshops and symposia at Penn s McNeil Center for Early American Studies Yale University s Agrarian Studies Colloquium the Center for the History of Business Technology and Society at Hagley Museum and Library Stuttgart University s Under Construction Construction Sites conference and Harvard University s Capitalism in Action conference Publications Post Industrialization and the City of Consumption Attempted Revitalization in Asbury Park New Jersey Journal of Urban History 41 2 March 2015 158 174 Unearthing Benny the Bulldozer The Culture of Clearance in Postwar Children s Books Technology and Culture 53 2

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  • James Corner | PennDesign
    Operations where he oversees the production of all design projects in the office He was the chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design from 2000 2012 and is currently a professor in the Department Major projects include the High Line New York City Freshkills Park Staten Island Shelby Farms Park Memphis the Race Street Pier Philadelphia MGM City Center Las Vegas Shenzhen Qianhai Urban Design Plan China Central Waterfront Seattle Chicago s Navy Pier The Civic Center Parks Santa Monica and the South Park of London s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park His work has been recognized with the Smithsonian s Cooper Hewitt National Design Award 2010 the New York City Arts Commission Award for Excellence in Design 2005 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award in Architecture 2004 the Daimler Chrysler Award for Design Innovation 2000 and the Architectural League of New York Design Award 2000 He has been featured in the New York Times the Times of London Time Esquire and Metropolis He serves on the Board of the Forum for Urban Design His work as a designer is complemented by a body of writing on landscape architectural design and urbanism He is author with Alex MacLean of Taking Measures Across the American Landscape which received the AIA International Book of the Year Award for 1997 and editor of Recovering Landscape Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture which focuses on the revitalization of landscape architecture as a creative cultural practice Other writings include essays in Landscape Urbanism Mohsen Mostafavi ed Mappings Denis Cosgrove ed and Ecological Design and Planning George Thompson and Frederick Steiner eds He has lectured and exhibited work internationally including the Venice Biennale the Lisbon Triennale the Museum of Modern Art New York the Cooper Hewitt National

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  • People | PennDesign
    Faculty Standing Faculty Associated Faculty Leadership Lecturers Visiting Faculty Staff Leadership Alumni Students Filter by Department All Departments Architecture City and Regional Planning Fine Arts Historic Preservation Landscape Architecture Architectural Archives Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Penn Institute for Urban Research PennPraxis T C Chan Center Administration Administration All Administration Admissions Financial Aid Common Press Communications Dean s Office Development Alumni Relations Fabrication Lab Faculty Affairs Finance Administration Human Resources IT Services Operations Planning Registrar Research Office Student Affairs Search link Dilip Da Cunha Landscape Architecture Adjunct Professor link link Nancy Davenport Graduate Fine Arts Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Photography link link David G De Long Historic Preservation Professor Emeritus of Architecture link link link Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor link link Annette Fierro Graduate Architecture Associate Professor of Architecture link David Gerard Gouverneur Malakoff Landscape Architecture Associate Professor of Practice link link Michael C Henry Historic Preservation Lecturer Adjunct Professor of Architecture link link Amy Hillier Graduate City and Regional Planning Associate Professor link link Mark Alan Hughes Graduate City and Regional Planning Professor of Practice Available for Media Inquiries link link John Dixon Hunt Landscape Architecture Professor Emeritus link link Simon Kim Graduate Architecture Assistant

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  • Eugenie L. Birch | PennDesign
    the American Planning Association In the past she has been President Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning President Society of American City and Regional Planning History President International Planning History Society and co editor Journal of the American Planning Association She has been a member of the Planning Accreditation Board having served as its chair from 2004 2006 She has been a member of the editorial boards of Planning Theory and Practice Journal of Planning History Journal of Planning Education and Research and Planning Perspectives In 2000 she was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners and made a member honorary of the Royal Town Planning Institute Professor Birch has been Visiting Scholar Queens University Foreign Scholar University of Hong Kong and Visiting Professor University of the Witswatersrand Johannesburg South Africa She lectures widely In Fall 2012 she delivered the Burnham Lecture National Building Museum Washington DC The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning has given her its three awards the Distinguished Educator Award in recognition of her teaching and research 2009 the Jay Chatterjee Award for Distinguished Service that recognizes an individual whose exceptional service actions and leadership have had a lasting and positive impact on the ACSP 2006 and the Margarita McCoy Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to furthering the advancement of women in the planning academy 1994 The Society of American City and Regional Planning History awarded her its Lawrence C Gerckens Prize 2009 in recognition of her contributions to planning history The American Planning Association honored her with their APA President s Award in 2013 This award is given out every other year in recognition of leadership in the field of planning Professor Birch s civic commitments encompass leadership positions locally and globally Currently she is Chair UN

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