James Corner of the School of Design and his firm will design new public spaces for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
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James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), the New York-based contemporary design practice led by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design's James Corner, MLA'86, Professor and Chairman of Landscape Architecture, has won the commission to design the new public spaces in London Olympic Park South.
This will be one of the first new public spaces and facilities added to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, which will host events following the 2012 Games.
Matthias Hollwich of the School of Design is featured for creating a new LGBT community concept for retirees.
Graduate student Evan Kalish of the School of Design is featured for his interest in the U.S. Postal Service.
Amy Hillier of the School of Design comments on the importance of the TEDx Philly conference and the future of city planning in Philadelphia.
Ali Malkawi of the School of Design is featured.
PennDesign receives a $2.5 million gift for faculty and program support in fine arts.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania announced today a $2.5 million gift for faculty and program support in its School of Design from alumni Keith L. Sachs and his wife, Katherine Stein Sachs. The gift will enable the School to increase the impact of the visual arts across the University and throughout the arts community, as well as encourage collaborative interaction among departments and centers at Penn.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences and Randall Mason of PennDesign are featured.