Panel Discussion | From Student to Professional: Find Out What it Takes!

February 11, 2015 | Center News, Exhibitions


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.

Find Out What it Takes! Panel Discussion

The evening will include a lively and informative panel discussion featuring representatives from local professional associations and design professions, including:

IDSA - Industrial Design Society of America

Peter Bressler, Consultant & Founder, Bresslergroup | representing the profession

Andrew Dahlgren, Assistant Professor, Industrial Design at University of the Arts | representing academia

ASLA – American Society of Landscape Architects

Diana Fernandez, Assoc. ASLA, Chair of the National Emerging Professionals Committee, Landspace Designer for Sikora Wells Appel | representing young design professionals

AIA – American Institute of Architects

Troy Hannigan, Architecture, PhilaU 2009, AIA Philadelphia Associate Director, Associate Program Director at Community Ventures | representing the public-service sector

IIDA – International Interior Design Association

Heather Robinson, LEED Green Associate Interior Design, PhilaU 2014, Interior Designer at Gensler Associates  | representing recent grads

ASID – American Society of Interior Designers

Donna Weaverling Daley, Interim Program Manager for the MFA in Interior Design at Moore College of Art & Design | representing academia

The discussion will be led by Carol Hermann, Assistant Director, Architecture Programs Advising Advocate, C-ABE Philadelphia University.

Registration Required

The reception and panel discussion is free to attend, however registration is required here.



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