The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.
School of Design
Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the School of Design shares her thoughts on the use of transportation funds.
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design comments on the PennPraxis plan for the Ben Franklin Parkway titled “More Park, Less Way.”
It’s a long way from Swaziland in southern Africa to the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, both geographically and culturally, but Wharton senior Makhosonkhe “Makho” Nsibandze makes the leap seem easy.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and Penn Praxis, comments on transforming Ben Franklin Parkway.
The Loss of Camden Children’s Garden Would Be Both a Stunning Blow to Kids and the Spurning of a National Trend.
Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design is quoted about the planned closing of the Camden Children’s Garden.