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‘Free beer for life’ as a benefit of a ‘platinum membership’ to a brewery in Georgia is not the typical return one would expect from a degree in Architecture; however, alumnus Ryan Oldach (B.Arch 2015) has a story that elucidates this trajectory. While studying architecture at Penn State, Ryan Oldach’s fourth-year group studio project was to...

‘Free beer for life’ as a benefit of a ‘platinum membership’ to a brewery in Georgia is not the typical return one would expect from a degree in Architecture; however, alumnus Ryan Oldach (B.Arch 2015) has a story that elucidates this trajectory. While studying architecture at Penn State, Ryan Oldach’s fourth-year group studio project was to...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  November 30, 2017

The Stuckeman School is unveiling a new program called Stuckeman Sustainable Urban Density Studios (SSUDS), which will commence in spring 2018. Development of SSUDS has been spearheaded by Penn State professor of Architecture, Dan Willis, and will provide a structure for teaching, research, and creative work related to urban sustainability. The...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  November 30, 2017

Veteran professor discusses sustainability, urbanism, and moving fast and slow in design and life It has been an exciting year for Dan Willis. In addition to celebrating his thirtieth anniversary as professor of architecture at Penn State, Willis was awarded the Stuckeman Endowed Professorship for Advanced Design Studies (ADS), a two-year...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  November 27, 2017

Elena Vazquez, Penn State architecture graduate student and Fulbright scholar, had exactly ten weeks to combine a 19th-century metal-forming machine and a cutting-edge 6-axis CNC robot, as well as write the computational design software to control a novel manufacturing process. The ambitious project was part of Vazquez’s summer internship at...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  September 27, 2017

Type of Job: Experienced Discipline: Landscape Architecture Stuckeman School Name of Firm: Penn State University Job Location: University Park, PA Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture / Focus on Professional Practice beginning in August 2018 Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture seeks a thoughtful, inquisitive...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  September 27, 2017

Type of Job: Experienced Discipline: Landscape Architecture Stuckeman School Name of Firm: Penn State University Job Location: University Park, PA Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture / focus on GIS/Geodesign beginning in August 2018 Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture seeks a thoughtful, inquisitive individual...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  September 6, 2017

As the world’s population grows, so does the problem of affordable housing. In some rapidly growing urban areas, particularly in developing countries, the only recourse is to build your own. The informal settlements that pop up on the edges of many modern cities are often derided as problem areas or slums, ramshackle neighborhoods beset with...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  September 5, 2017

The commemorative piece to highlight Penn State’s commitment to diversity and inclusion will be designed by Juan Ruescas, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Architecture, the University Commemorative Committee announced. The landmark “All In” piece, which will evoke a forest with tree elements of different heights and sizes inviting...

The Pennsylvania State University

 •  September 5, 2017

An interdisciplinary Penn State team led by Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture faculty members Shadi Nazarian and José Duarte earned second place and a $150,000 prize in NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge, a Centennial Challenge competition established to develop the technology necessary to create shelters to support the...