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By Nova Harris on May 20, 2015
The Philadelphia Center for Architecture is now accepting event proposals for the 11th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival, taking place from October 8-16 . Working with over 150 partners each year, the DesignPhiladelphia Festival offers a wide range of open-sourced, independently organized, public programming to demonstrate Philadelphia’s re-emergence as a 21st century city shaped by design, technology, and collaborative business practices. Events can include exhibitions, talks, workshops, demonstrations, tours, open studios, and street happenings – and span across all design disciplines. Festival Theme This year’s theme is SHIFT. We challenge you to create events that SHIFT commonly-held perspectives on how design influences... more
Presentation of the award

CFA board member, Anne Papageorge, and AIA President, Jim Rowe, present Lord Norman Foster with the 2015 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award.

By Elizabeth Paul on Jun 23, 2015
Dear Friends and Colleagues: Although a joyous family occasion prevented me from attending the 30th Louis I. Kahn Memorial Lecture on June 9, I am happy to report that the evening was a smashing success! I have heard from many colleagues that Lord Norman Foster was engaging, thoughtful, and inspirational describing his work and his passions to a sold-out auditorium. The event brought together the development and design community in a unique evening celebrating the work of a talented architect and his team, along with the visionary leadership of Brian Roberts of Comcast , and John Gattuso of Liberty Property... more
By Nova Harris on Jun 18, 2015
The Philadelphia Center for Architecture is now accepting event proposals for the 11th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival, taking place from October 8-16 . Working with over 150 partners each year, the DesignPhiladelphia Festival offers a wide range of open-sourced, independently organized, public programming to demonstrate Philadelphia's re-emergence as a 21st century city shaped by design, technology, and collaborative business practices. Events can include exhibitions, talks, workshops, demonstrations, tours, open studios, and street happenings - and span across all design disciplines. But what if you can't or don't want to organize an event? No problem! Here's a run down of some of... more