Urban Design Build Studio Awarded State of Pennsylvania Impact Design Practice Honor during AIA PA 2018 Architectural Excellence Design Awards

The Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) was awarded the 2018 State of Pennsylvania Impact Design Practice award as well as recognition for the REACH project during last night’s AIA Pennsylvania 2018 Architectural Excellence Design Awards ceremony. Fifth year B.Arch student Timothy Khalifa was also awarded a Student Award during the ceremony.

Call for Applications & Upcoming Events for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel

Applications for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel are now open. Interested applicants should plan to attend this weekend’s upcoming events to learn more about the award, application requirements, and previous winners.

Gindroz Travel Prize Inspires New Work from MUD Student Rebecca Lefkowitz

Master of Urban Design student Rebecca Lefkowitz will showcase the results of her international travel in the Gindroz Travel Prize Exhibition this Friday and Saturday, November 16-17 in the College of Fine Arts’ Kerr Conference Room.

SoA Faculty and PhD-AECM Candidates Selected to Present at Design Thinking Research Symposium in South Korea

Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin and PhD-AECM candidates Shalini Priyadarshini and Nizar Eldaher have been selected to present their paper entitled “The Crux of the Matter: Tacit Knowledge Based Value Added Design” at the international conference Design Thinking Research Symposium (DTRS) in South Korea.

Fall 2018 SoA Lecture Series Concludes Mon 12 Nov with Kalla Professor Heather Bizon

Heather Bizon, 2018-19 Ann Kalla Visiting Professor, will present “Out of Nature: Everyday Mashups,” which focuses on the role of play in making room for that which is not possible in reality, allowing one to slip into roles outside oneself, to take risks without consequences, and to challenge the codes and customs of one’s society.