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    • 21st Century Rowhouse - Brewerytown: Flexible House - by Uk Jung
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What should a 21st century Philly rowhouse be? Emerging designers answer

Last Thursday PlanPhilly and the Design Advocacy Group presented our take on this year’s DesignPhiladelphia theme – Home – with an event focused on Philly’s most common house type, the rowhouse.…

    • When I Move You Move, Pearl Street Passage
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Perspective shifts along Pearl Street Passage

Traverse two short blocks of tiny Pearl Street in Callowhill / Chinatown North this week and you have a chance to see this changing neighborhood in high relief. The 1200 block…

    • 2015 Design Philadelphia
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DesignPhiladelphia picks: October 8-16

The 11th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival invites us to SHIFT our thinking about the design of our city and its design community. The festival, running from October 8-16, offers plenty of chances…

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September 12: New LOVE Park | DesignPhiladelphia's 10th anniversary | Behind SEPTA's transit etiquette campaign

Our colleagues at PennPraxis are hosting two public events on the LOVE Park redesign on September 17 and 20th. Use the blank site map they created to show us what new features…

    • South Philly, By Philadelphia Photos
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DesignPhiladelphia Picks: October 10-18

The 9th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival is back with more than 100 events centered around this year's EXPERIENCEdesign! theme. The weeklong festival will offer opportunities to see, touch, smell, hear and feel…

    • Before the scavenger hunt, Madeline Bell and Aisha Malika from the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center demonstrated how water can flow through porous pavement
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Searching South Philly for sustainable streets

Do you know how often a pedestrian is hit by a car in Philadelphia? Or how many bathtubs worth of water are treated by the stormwater planters on 13th Street? As…

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VIADUCTgreene invites public input on Viaduct park

Skyline view from the elevated portion of the Reading Terminal Viaduct, October 2012. Imagine transforming an abandoned rail viaduct into an urban elevated park as a way to revitalize and connect…

    • The Architect's Newspaper hosted the panel on the city's mega-museums and their impact on smaller institutions at the Rosenbach Museum & Library.
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DesignPhiladelphia panel questions mega-museums

Philadelphia has been riding on the national bandwagon trend of tremendous cultural building and spending that boomed from roughly 1994 to 2008. With major museums and cultural institutions in place, Philadelphia,…

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Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has both a captive audience and a dynamic venue. The vibrant…

    • Action Mill | Tim Moyer | courtesy DesignPhiladelphia
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October 10-14: DesignPhiladelphia Picks

DesignPhiladelphia lands this week, for its 8th year running, with more than 120 events showcasing the breadth and depth of design in Philadelphia. DesignPhiladelphia runs from Wednesday, October 10- Sunday, October…

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March 19-23: How Creativity Works, Philadelphia and the Makeshift Metropolis, Dan Marcolina reveals the obvious, Romantic Philadelphia, North Broad Revitalization, PhillyWorks

Jonah Lehrer: How Creativity Works Tuesday, March 20, 8-10:30am. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street. Jonah Lehrer is a frequent contributor to Wired, The New Yorker, and Radiolab, and…

    • Re-imagine urban highways, like I-95, on Thursday.
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February 20-24: Kahn in Rome, Thaddeus Squire at Visibly Invisible, Scott Gabriel Knowles on risk and disaster, Paula Scher on design, Grid Alive, reimagining urban highways

Kahn in Rome Monday, February 20, 6-8pm. University of Pennsylvania, Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives, 220 S. 34th Street. To celebrate Louis I. Kahn’s 111th birthday the Architectural Archives will host a…

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Scare Hunger, Waterfront news roundup, gameday FDR Park(ing), BetterBlocksPhilly kudos

Happy Halloween, Philly. We get a really chilly morning for the last day of October, but after Saturday’s nasty snowy mess, it’s not bad at all. Be sure to bundle…

    • Gray Area discussion at the Center for Architecture (l. to r: Mark Alan Hughes, Susan Szenasy, Randy Mason, Tod Williams, Lloyd Alter)
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Red threads through Gray Area

Last week, DesignPhiladelphia brought together design thinkers and practitioners for a discussion called “Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation.” The event, and the accompanying catalog, was designed to get people…

    • Saturday is Orchard Day. | Philadelphia Orchard Project
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October 21-23: see here., tour gardens, plant orchards, curated street art, talk cities in image/imagination

Saturday is Orchard Day. | Philadelphia Orchard Projecthere. @ Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Friday, October 21 opening, 6:30-8:30pm, PAFA, 128 N. Broad Street. PAFA’s fall exhibition, here., highlights…

    • Look through this
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Locate designers through viewfinders with "Pole Position"

DesignPhiladelphia seeks to demonstrate that design is everywhere. Bresslergroup, a local product design firm, has taken that idea literally by installing big red arrows pointing to several Philly-based design companies…

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Big Chalkers, Qualities of Life, Thief of Baghdad, Cobbs Creek trail, Public Architecture, Preserving Philadelphia's Neigborhoods

Big Chalkers Tuesday, October 18, 5pm. Café Cret, 16th Street & The Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Kids of all ages can draw all over the sidewalk outside Café Cret with giant sidewalk…

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Design Philadelphia Picks: October 13-23

DesignPhiladelphia is back for its 7th year, with a wide variety of events focusing on the many dimensions of design: graphic, industrial, fashion, urban, landscape, and beyond. DesignPhiladelphia runs from Thursday,…

DesignPhiladelphia Kicks off Tomorrow!

DesignPhiladelphia Kicks off Tomorrow! From October 7 to 13 2009, over 125+ diverse and dynamic exhibitions, lectures, building tours, book signings, open studios, runway shows, and workshops will take place in…

DesignPhiladelphia 2009: Call for Programming

DesignPhiladelphia 2009: Call for Programming October 7-13, 2009. Click here for more information.DesignPhiladelphia, a program of Philadelphia University, has evolved into the largest national celebration of its kind in the…

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