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2019

  • August

    • Design Research Symposium

      Design Research Symposium: Design For Living

      August 14, 2019

      The 2019 Design Research Symposium: Design For Living will take place on October 11, 2019 in the URBN Annex and URBN Center. This year’s symposium will examine health, urban living, and design through presentations, panel discussions, and a design sprint hosted by the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation.

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  • June

  • May

    • 2018-19 Faculty & Student Accomplishments

      5/28/2019 2:59:00 PM

      As an end to our Spring term, we want to take a look back at this academic year 2018-2019 and mention all the accomplishments from our amazing faculty and students at Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. It has been a busy year with students studying abroad, faculty research, visiting artists and collaborations without outside companies. We are excited for the year to come to an end and appreciate the hard work of our community at Westphal.

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  • March

    • 2019 Charrette: Re-Imagining Streets as Pedestrian Spaces

      3/11/2019 6:04:12 PM

      Over the past several years, the Department of Architecture, Design, and Urbanism and the Department of Design have hosted a series of weekend charrettes aimed at engaging students with the ways in which design can address both public space and community dynamics at a both local and global scales. This year, the Interdisciplinary Design Charrette, set to take place on April 12-15, 2019, will be led by Lim Hyeung-Nam and Roh Eun-Joo, partners in the award-winning design firm studio GAON.

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    • Winners of the HOK Challenge and Interior Design faculty

      Interior Design Students Sweep HOK Competition

      March 01, 2019

      Westphal Interior Design student teams swept the awards in the third annual HOK Philadelphia Futures Design Competition in Interior Design. Two-person student teams from area Architecture and Interior Design programs competed for internships and cash prizes. First Place, including a $6,000 prize and 3-month internships went to Leah Stoner and Taylor Regester (3rd year grads); Second Place, with a $4,000 prize went to Justin Lee and Eunbi Kim (junior and 3rd year grad); Third Place, with a $2,000 prize went to Kristianne Simeon and Aishwarya Gunta (2nd year grads). This is the third year of the event, and Westphal students have taken first place all three years.

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  • January

    • AIA Logo

      Architecture Alumni Hold AIA Leadership Roles

      January 17, 2019

      Three alumni of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Architecture Program are appointees to the leadership of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Philadelphia and Pennsylvania chapters. The AIA advocates for the value of architecture and gives architects the resources they need to do their best work, driving positive change through the power of design. Founded in 1869, the AIA Philadelphia is among the oldest and most distinguished of AIA chapters, with a long history of service to members and the public.

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