PHILADELPHIA –- Engineers, design architects and cell biologists from the University of Pennsylvania will use a National Science Foundation grant to utilize the flexibility and sensitivity of human cells as the models for next-generation building “skins” that will adapt to changes in the environment and increase building energy efficiency.
School of Design
John Landis of the School of Design comments on public housing as a portion of new housing in Philadelphia.
Laurie Olin of the School of Design is cited for his landscape architecture work at the Washington Monument site.
Researchers at of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for research on password breaches on smartphones.
Robert Yaro, Marilyn Jordan Taylor and students of the School of Design devise a high-speed-railway proposal for the Northeast Corridor.
Robert Yaro of the School of Design discusses high-speed rail systems.