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Yes, Virginia, There Really WAS a Philadelphia School

You may have heard the term “Philadelphia School” used to refer to a group of architects who dominated, and some say transformed, the city’s built […]


Historic Designation on the Way for Vanna Venturi House; Duo Honored With AIA Gold Medal

It turns out that 2015 has been an pivotal year at 8330 Millman Street in Chestnut Hill–the site of the landmark Vanna Venturi House. Designed by Robert […]


Happy Birthday: Robert Venturi Turns 90

90 years ago to this very day, one of the world’s preeminent architects and influential minds was born right here in Philadelphia. That’s right, Robert […]

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Moshe Safdie Awarded 2015 AIA Gold Medal

The Board of Directors at the American Institute of Architecture has chosen Moshe Safdie, FAIA, as the recipient of the 2015 AIA Gold Medal. The […]


List: Most Overlooked Women in Architecture

ArchDaily recently republished its post written last year in honor of International Women’s Day listing the 10 most overlooked women in architecture history. Among those included […]

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Petition: Denise Scott Brown Was More Than Just Robert Venturi’s Wife

The renowned Philadelphia-based architecture firm Venturi Scott Brown Associates has always had something of a gender complex. Founded and guided by the married partnership of […]