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PennDesign: Carlos Eduardo Comas

"Culture Nodes: Siza and Portzamparc in Brazil, 2008-2013" An illustrated report on two of the most significant projects of the last decade in Brazil, both done by foreign architects, throwing into… Read More

2013 CFA Building Philadelphia Lecture Series - From Colonial Capitol to the Athens of America: Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival

From Colonial Capitol to the Athens of America: Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival (Richard Webster, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, West Chester University) "Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" is the definitive course on… Read More

Philadelphia Art Commission meeting Wednesday, April 3, 2013

  • 9:30AM 12:30PM
AGENDA The Philadelphia Art Commission Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 9:30 a.m. Room 18029 - 1515 Arch Street Meeting of the Art & Architecture Committee 1. #205-12 Replacement Bridge Willow… Read More

Design Advocacy Meeting

Join us at 8am sharp for our monthly DAG meeting. 

AIA Philadelphia and ASLA Pennsylvania Delaware - Green Infrastructure: The Connective Tissue of Community

Stephen M. Benz, PE, Hon. ASLA, LEED Fellow, Partner, Director of Green Infrastructure, OLIN will explore the historic use of landscape systems as a model for today’s implementation of green infrastructure… Read More

SNØHETTA’s Craig Dykers: 2013 Temple University Architecture Alumni Lecture in Honor of Professor Brigitte L. Knowles

Temple University Architecture Alumni Group and the Tyler School of Art’s Architecture Department are excited to have SNØHETTA<>’s Craig Dykers present his work during the 2013 Temple Architecture Week.… Read More

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance (DVSGA) presents “Community Marketplace: Investing in the Delaware Valley’s Downtowns”

Finding the right development properties and partners is a real challenge. The Community Marketplace will highlight 14 transit-oriented communities with redevelopment opportunities. Join builders, developers, investors, realtors, architects, engineers and economic… Read More

Barnes Workshop: Philadelphia Traditions and the Barnes on the Parkway

Instructor: Grace Ong Yan, PhD Explore the connections between the Barnes and the path forged by Louis I. Kahn, among others. Students will visit the buildings of Kahn, Mitchell/Giurgola, and Venturi… Read More

PennDesign: Benjamin Mouton

'Restoring a Double Architectural Icon: Notre Dame de Paris' Between archaic gothic times and classical style, Notre Dame de Paris was, in the early 13th century, the most accomplished cathedral in… Read More

Philadelphia Global Water Initiative - 6th Annual Conference

The Conference will highlight and share best practicies and solutions for the women, water and sanitation crisis among world leaders, universities and companies and to build upon global water and environment… Read More

Drexel Lecture: Robin Klehr Avia

ROBIN KLEHR AVIA: THE NEW CURRENCY OF SPACE: What's Influencing the Design of Environments Today Robin Klehr Avia is the Chair of the Executive Committee ofGENSLER, one of the world’s leading architecture, design and planning firms.… Read More

Afterlife for Churches: Models of Adaptive Re-Use

No one knows what the afterlife holds for humans, but it’s a different story for beautiful old churches and other religious buildings now being creatively adapted into offices, homes, schools and… Read More

2013 CFA Building Philadelphia Lecture Series - Romantic Philadelphia: Eclecticism of Style

Romantic Philadelphia: Eclecticism of Style (Richard Webster, PhD, Professor Emeritus, West Chester University) "Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" is the definitive course on the development of Philadelphia and its architecture.… Read More

ULI: Mid-Year Capital Markets Update and Real Estate Trends Report: What Lies Ahead for 2013?

What’s ahead for the remainder of 2013 and beyond? Join your colleagues for a Mid-Year Capital Markets Update and Real Estate Trends Report as we convene real estate experts both nationally… Read More

The Preservation Alliance Walking Tour: Rittenhouse Square East

Tours range from Center City locales, including Society Hill and Rittenhouse Square, to notable neighborhoods such as South of South, Fishtown and Callowhill. There are specialized themed tours such as Lewis… Read More

Walk to Work Day!

April is going to be fun for those who love to walk in Philly! On Friday, April 12, 2013, Feet First Philly is kicking off the first National Walk to Work… Read More

University City Community Cleanup

Help us keep University City clean and green! Join your friends and neighbors this Saturday for the spring community cleanup in University City. We encourage everyone to step outside and clean… Read More

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

  • 11:00AM 5:00PM
  • Manayunk, PA
The spring version is scheduled for Saturday, April 13th, 2013. Main Street will be lined with some of Philadelphia’s best food trucks with specialties ranging from ice cream to Asian delicacies. … Read More

Celebrate Launch of Old City's First Friday

Mad Men & Medicine 2013 Mütter Ball

The highly anticipated Sunday, April 7 premiere of AMC’s sixth season of Mad Men has us jonesing for men in crisp suits and ladies in curve-hugging pencil skirts. The timing is… Read More

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