Harris Steinberg of the School of Design details the major changes in planning and development in Philadelphia during the last decade.
As a teenager growing up in the 1960s, Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, was influenced by the major cultural, political and social events of the era -- and the music of Jimmy Hendrix. Adkins’ recital, “The Principalities,” which opened April 26 at Galerie Zidoun in Luxembourg, features that era and the singer, songwriter and guitarist, who died in 1970 at age 27.
Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2012 on April 25, by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes, and biting into straw hats.
A celebration unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the traditional procession to College Hall.
Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater.
These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”
PHILADELPHIA -- You can easily track the minute-by-minute price swings of a barrel of oil, but can you do the same for a megawatt of electricity? Today you can.
The Master Plan for the Central Delaware Receives Prestigious Award From the American Institute of Architects
Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the School of Design comments on Delaware River Waterfront Corporation design plans.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design touts the hidden treasures and possible future of the city’s Lower Schuylkill area.
Amy Hillier of the School of Design is featured for helping develop a board game based on the ethnography work conducted by W.E.B. Du Bois in the Seventh Ward of Philadelphia in 1896.
Penn President Martin Meyerson’s impact on campus is still being felt more than 30 years after his presidency.
Meyerson led the University at a time when Penn was going through many major changes, including dealing with a huge budget deficit, making upgrades to the campus grounds and modifying academic programs to complete his goal of creating “One University.”
PHILADELPHIA – Marion Weiss, professor of architecture in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, has been selected as a 2012 fellow by the American Institute of Architecture. The Fellowship honors architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.