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September 30, 2016

New Inside World: Light and Form
Thursday October 6th 6:00PM - 9:00PM (opening reception)
Friday, October 7th: 6:00PM – 9:00PM (First Friday)
Sunday October 9th: 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Thursday October 13th - October 15th: 2:00PM - 6:00PM

September 29, 2016

Mural Arts & J2 Design | A First Look at a Fresh Look
Thursday, October 13th: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
990 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

September 28, 2016

Where Design Comes Into Play Exhibit
Ongoing, Opens Thursday, October 6, 2016
Philadelphia City Hall, 2nd and 4th Floor, Visitors’ Entrance, NE corner

Photo courtesy of Drexel University

September 27, 2016

Design Research Symposium 
Friday October 14th | 12:30PM - 8:00PM
URBN Center | 3501 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104
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September 26, 2016

Stephen Burks Man Made
Friday October 14th: 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Van Pelt Auditorium | Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA
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September 23, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: The Great Innovation Debate!


Caroline Tiger
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September 22, 2016

Reimagining Kensington: Revitalization of Waterloo Playground
Monday, October 10th, 3pm to 5pm
Waterloo Playground, 2501 Waterloo Street, Philadelphia 19133

September 21, 2016

At PARK(ing) Day this year, KSS Architects designed and constructed the “Sidewalk Shroud” at Washington Square Park, a pop-up sanctuary for pedestrians to experience their normal commute in a new and profound way .This sanctuary offers the visitor brief pause from their surroundings.

Rendering of Schuylkill Yard. Image Courtesy of Drexel University

September 21, 2016

Architecture is always a key component in DesignPhiladelphia programming and this year there are a bevy of fascinating events that will provoke new avenues of thought and inspire excellence in architects, students, and enthusiasts alike.