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It is not every day that undergraduate students get projects and in-person critique from a global brand leader, but that’s exactly what happened in the third-year “Applied Communications” Graphic Design class. Adam Cohn, vice president of global brand design at Converse, presented a challenge to the Penn State GD 302 class to create a campaign for...

If you are a student in Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, you likely have heard of the Film Follies, and you may have noticed the playful animated promotional clips projected on walls, and the bright and flashy posters, but you may not quite understand what this mysterious event is. “The Graphic Design Film Follies have always been...

April 5–7, 2018, Penn State Landscape Architecture will host the 48th annual student-run LABash conference, which brings together students and professionals to celebrate landscape architecture. LABash 2018 features an incredible line up of twenty-six speakers, plus workshops, and networking opportunities that are meant to expand student's...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 4:00pm Stuckeman Jury Space Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture is honored to host the 48th annual LABash. At LABash, students and professionals come together and celebrate landscape architecture. Penn State's LaBash has an incredible line up of speakers,...

Ken Smith presents: "NORMCORE: CONFLATION: NORMAL / HARDCORE" Exhibit: March 27 - May 21 in the Rouse Gallery.
Lecture: Friday April 6, 2018 from 5-6pm Ken Smith is one of the best-known of a generation of landscape architects equally at home in the worlds of art, architecture, and urbanism. Trained in both design and the fine arts, he explores...

The Penn State Alumni Achievement Award began in 2005, and since then has honored 140 outstanding alumni. This year, the award honors prominent alumni who are 35 and younger. The Stuckeman School is proud to announce that Jared Edgar McKnight is among the honorees. McKnight, an alumnus of the Schreyer Honors College, graduated from Penn State in...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm Stuckeman Jury Space On Friday April 6, 2018 from 5-6pm, Ken Smith will . present: "NORMCORE: CONFLATION: NORMAL / HARDCORE" Substitute “NORMAL” for “NATURAL” Ken Smith is one of the best-known of a generation of landscape architects equally at home in the worlds of art, architecture, and urbanism. Trained...

“Linguists reckon we lose a language every two to three weeks. Species extinction rates are about 1,000 times higher than they were before people showed up. None of that is good news.” Larry Gorenflo, professor of landscape architecture and geography, conducts research to understand how cultural and biological diversity co-occur in the hope of...

Penn State Architecture’s Material Matters (MM) research cluster provides students with opportunities to delve into the interaction of materials and processes. MM research ranges from material properties exploration to applied process-based design, and encompasses a wide range of creative interests that find common ground in the power of material...

When a city considers putting together a bid to someday host a future Olympic Games, dozens of entities and stakeholders get involved. When that city is Portland, Oregon, that means asking for input from Penn State geodesign students taking an online studio course — GEODZ 852 Geodesign Studio II: Urban/District-scale Challenges. “It was...