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Landscape Architecture Students Discuss Water Pollution on PARK(ing) Day: WHYY NewsWorks

Philadelphia University adjunct professor Jennifer Johnson and landscape architecture students demonstrated the problems of Philadelphia’s combined sewer system on PARK(ing) Day, Sept. 19, WHYY NewsWorks reported Sept. 22. PARK(ing) Day is a worldwide event in which city parking spaces are …

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Kim Douglas Named Landscape Architecture Program Director

Kim Douglas, assistant professor of landscape architecture, has been named program director of Philadelphia University’s landscape architecture program. Douglas replaces Claudia Phillips, who retired in August after serving in the role for more than a decade. Douglas received a Master …

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College of Architecture and the Built Environment Students Publish New Design Journal

A multidisciplinary team of students in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment produced a new publication, “SPACEWORK,” featuring student work from the 2013-14 academic year. This is the inaugural issue of the student-initiated and -produced design journal. Barbara …

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Philadelphia University Unveils Plan to Achieve Climate Neutrality by 2035

Philadelphia University submitted its comprehensive Climate Action Plan to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) outlining the University’s plan to reach climate neutrality by 2035. Sustainability has been a longstanding value at PhilaU and the Climate Action …

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PhilaU Students Develop Revitalization Plans for Germantown Community

  Philadelphia University architecture and landscape architecture students put their learning into practice during a semester-long collaboration to revitalize the commercial corridor in nearby Germantown. Following months of meetings and discussions with neighborhood organizations and residents, the students developed a …

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PhilaU students develop plans for Germantown neighborhood: The Daily News, WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU architecture, landscape architecture and geodesign students worked with Germantown community members this semester to develop plans to revitalize the neighborhood’s commercial corridor, The Daily News reported Dec. 11.  Student Ryan Harms said the experience, part of an urban design …

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Students Design Home of the Future for Comcast Industry Challenge

Imagine yourself in a home where your TV screen stretches around three walls, ceilings show the natural light and weather above, kitchen countertops display recipes and dietary advice and bathroom mirrors show your calendar as you brush your teeth. These …

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PhilaU students present “eco-district” plans for Germantown: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU architecture and landscape architecture students presented plans for “eco-districts” that take into account architecture and landscaping, as well as social, cultural, historical and economic needs of the Germantown community, WHYY Newsworks reported Oct. 16.

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PhilaU students will present Germantown revitalization plans at Park(ing) Day: WHYY Newsworks

Landscape architecture, architecture and geodesign students will talk to Germantown residents about revitalization plans as part of Park(ing) Day activities on Friday, Sept. 20, WHYY Newsworks reported Sept. 18.  The students are collaborating in a studio course on a 3-D …

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Landscape Architecture Program Director Claudia Phillips Named ASLA Fellow

Claudia Phillips, director of PhilaU’s Landscape Architecture Program, has been named a 2013 fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for her exceptional accomplishments in the field. “It is an honor to be named a fellow of the …

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