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2015 PARK(ing) Day parklet by the Fairmount Park Conservancy

2015 PARK(ing) Day parklet by the Fairmount Park Conservancy

September 23, 2015

On Friday, September 18th, over 50 parking spaces on Philly streets were converted by volunteer teams into people-friendly mini parks (parklets) as part of the 2015 PARK(ing) Day Philadelphia festival.

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.

June 23, 2015

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

DesignPhiladelphia photo: Bryce Gibson
May 19, 2015


Dear Friends, Colleagues and Design Enthusiasts,

February 18, 2015

Ever wonder how Philadelphia became the city it is today?

The Center for Architecture's engaging 10-part lecture series, Building Philadelphia, investigates the social, political, economic, and design trends that contributed to Philadelphia's development. Each talk is led by renowned local architects, urban planners, archaeologists, and historians; and cover topics including major urban planning projects, like the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill, Philadelphia's impressive palette of architectural styles, and the city's immigrant history.

February 11, 2015

Do you want to see what Philadelphia's best and brightest design and architecture students have been up to? Join us at the Center for Architecture tomorrow, February 12th from 5:30-7:30pm, for an opening reception celebrating Degrees of Design. This annual exhibition features student work from Philadelphia's five architecture and design schools including The Charter High School for Architecture & Design, Drexel University, Temple University, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia University, and University of the Arts.

January 14, 2015

What is Resilience?

December 23, 2014

Head to the Center for Architecture on the evening of January 6, 2015, from 6-8pm for a presentation, panel discussion, and booksigning celebrating The Science of Play.

December 11, 2014

Judith Rodin, PhD | President, The Rockefeller Foundation