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  • August

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    • 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

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  • March

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    • Charrette

      2019 Charrette: Re-Imagining Streets as Pedestrian Spaces

      March 11, 2019

      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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  • January

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      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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