Tag Archives: Architectural Studies

PhilaU Students Win Top Prizes in BLT Architects Design Competition

Two students in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment won the top two awards in this year’s BLT Architects student design competition. Fifth-year architecture student Bong Hei Wong, who goes by Billy, won first place and Oliver Thompson, …

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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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Students Win College of Architecture and the Built Environment Behance Competition

PhilaU juniors Sean Carlin and Erik Smith, who are majoring, respectively, in architecture and interior design, have won the Behance competition for best student portfolio sponsored by the College of Architecture and the Built Environment. Each received a pair of …

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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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Group M Gallery Features Associate Professor Jack Carnell’s Photographs

Associate Professor of Photography and Architectural Studies Jack Carnell has an exhibit featuring 12 color photographs of county seats and courthouse squares on display at Gallery M in Philadelphia through Nov. 15. The exhibit, “Requiem for the Courthouse Square,” includes …

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PhilaU Students Meet With Top Employers at Career Connections Event

Almost 200 students in a variety of disciplines met with representatives from 40 firms seeking to hire full-time employees and interns during the annual Career Connections event Sept. 19. For the first time this year, construction management was added to …

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James Doerfler, award-winning educator and architect, named director of Philadelphia University’s Architecture Program

James Doerfler, AIA, CSI, professor and interim head of the architecture department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), will join Philadelphia University August 26, 2013 as professor and program director of architecture and architectural studies. Doerfler …

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Architecture alumna featured in Phila Inquirer Business article on Skanska USA

Architectural studies alumna Jennifer Pilgrim is one of twelve new 2010 hires by Skanska USA Building Inc., according to a business story in the July 25 Philadelphia Inquirer.  Pilgrim was hired in June as a project engineer.  Bucking the national downturn in the industry, the Blue …

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Students and Faculty Travel to India for New Course on Emerging Business Markets

Thirteen students and three faculty members took a winter break trip to India to get first-hand experience for a new course focused on doing business in emerging markets. The course was designed to familiarize students with the strategic and operational …

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Philadelphia University Receives Approval to Award Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree

Philadelphia University will now award students studying architectural, mechanical and industrial and systems engineering the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E) degree, a move recently approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Until now, students majoring in engineering disciplines would …

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