news + commentary on design
April 12, 2016


To celebrate National Architecture Week, AIA Philadelphia and The Center for Architecture and Design have put together a handy guide on how to teach yourself about Philadelphia architecture. Here’s how:

February 19, 2016

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is located about an hour and a half drive northwest of Philadelphia, in downtown Reading,  PA.

The Porch at 30th Streets, Photo by: Ben Tran, Image Courtesy of: University City District

February 11, 2016

How Philadelphia's Public Spaces are Influenced by Jan Gehl's Legacy of Human-Centered Design

February 11, 2016

Executive Director of The Healthy Rowhouse Project Brings Community Development, Financial, and Ice Hockey Expertise to the Job

Signs of Change Exhibition for DesignPhiladelphia. Image Credit: Chris Kendig Photography

December 3, 2015

Throughout DesignPhiladelphia, local organizations, Here's My Chance + Street Dept.  presented a collection of 60 "Vote Here" signs as a part of the project, Next Stop: Democracy. Together, these artists' "Vote Here" signs created a 1-day, pop-up art installation across Philadelph

Bruce Mau Portrait

Bruce Mau Portrait. Image Courtesy of COLLAB.

November 5, 2015

Collab to Honor Branding & Design Visionary Bruce Mau with 2015 Design Excellence Award | Nov 20

Jumpstart Fashion Show, Image Courtesy Chris Kendig Photography

October 26, 2015

Thank you to everyone who made the 2015 DesignPhiladelphia Festival a success!

Crazy Table by Constance Culpepper from East Falls/Manayunk/Roxborough

October 16, 2015

Now that DesignPhiladelphia is over, what else could there possibly be left to do in Philadelphia? Fortunately, the city is burgeoning with enough creativity to last all year.

Image Courtesy of Bergmann Associates

October 8, 2015

These are our top ten picks for design professionals in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Industries.

Image Courtesy of Independence Blue Cross Blue Shield

October 6, 2015

Saturday October 10th: 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.