Stuart Weitzman School of Design

Clearing the air with biomaterials

Senseable Biomaterials for Healthier Habitats, a project led by assistant professor of architecture Laia Mogas-Soldevila, contributed a lattice installation made from architectural biomaterials to the ICA, acting as an antimicrobial air purifier.

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In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

SEPTA said ‘there really is no way forward’ to build the Roosevelt Boulevard subway

Jay Arzu of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design appreciates that SEPTA officials are being honest about not having the funding for a massive subway project.

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The New Yorker

Fifty years of “Learning from Las Vegas”

A profile examines the architectural novel “Learning from Las Vegas” co-written by Denise Scott Brown, formerly of the Weitzman School of Design.

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WVPB (Charleston, West Virginia)

The housing struggle

On an episode of “Us and Them,” Claudia Aiken of the Weitzman School of Design and Taylor Kessinger of the School of Arts & Sciences discuss their research and advocacy for housing development in Philadelphia.

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The Architect’s Newspaper

Pennsylvania and New Mexico universities score National Park Service grant to preserve Route 66

Frank Matero of the Weitzman School of Design and colleagues have secured a National Park Service grant for the preservation of the Route 66 cultural landscape in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

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The Architect’s Newspaper

University of Pennsylvania to stage exhibition on first woman architect in U.S. to practice solo

Penn graduate Molly Lester and a curatorial team of the Architectural Archives at the Weitzman School of Design will be honoring architect Minerva Parker Nichols with an exhibition.

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