All posts tagged “university of pennsylvania

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Cities and contagion

The Penn Institute for Urban Research has just launched a new initiative called, Cities and Contagion: Lessons from COVID-19. The inaugural piece is a special edition of its Urban Link publication. But going forward, the initiative is planned to include not only publications, but a… Read More

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Less is a bore

Architect Robert Venturi died this week at his home in Philadelphia. He was 93. Here is his obituary from the New York Times. Robert Venturi was, along with his partner and wife Denise Scott Brown, a central figure in 20th century American architecture. He is… Read More

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Getting older

Yesterday I promised that today’s post would be less sad. I am sticking to that promise, but I am also sticking with a somewhat similar theme: getting older. Fast Company recently published an interview with New York-based architect Matthias Hollwich. The topic is aging and… Read More