Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.
The influence of architect Paul Philippe Cret endures more than 100 years after he arrived in Philadelphia to teach at Penn.
“Edgelands,” a program with Knut Åsdam, Mellon Artist in Residence at Penn, features his recent works, a new film and two new site-specific installations. Åsdam will introduce a public artwork at McHarg Plaza just outside of Meyerson Hall on Penn’s campus, 210 South 34th Street at 4 p.m. on Oct. 18. The art will be on display through Nov. 1.
The year 2050 seems far away, but urban planners are already working on designing cities to accommodate the expected huge population increase in cities across the globe.
The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University have received a $5.65 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant for a joint research center to conduct transportation technology research and development.
The University of Pennsylvania will officially open the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4.
Jerry Wind of the Wharton School comments on the integration of design and marketing and the benefits of the new Masters in Integrated Product Design degree.