In 2014/15 the Hamer Center for Community Design begins again with a new director to guide the Center's activities until June 2017. Timothy Murtha, PhD, associate professor of landscape architecture, is leading the center with a focus on land, water and community. Check back with us periodically for schedules of Hamer Center Conversations, our new coffee hour series featuring … [Read more...]

PhD Candidate Hadighi presents at the Fifth International Conference on the Constructed Environment in Philadelphia

October 16-17, 2014 Title: LOCAL ADAPTATION OF WRIGHTIAN ARCHITECTURE Author: Mahyar Hadighi Abstract: Jane Jacobs’s effort to save historic structures, with the intention of providing diversity in cities, marked the start of the great historic preservation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Since then, particularly in the United States, concern with historic p … [Read more...]

Shine a light opens at Millbrook Marsh


SHINE A LIGHT: Millbrook Marsh Illuminated ON DISPLAY: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014 (7:30–9:30 p.m.) ARTIST TALK: 7:30 p.m. both nights  LOCATION: Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddintown Rd., State College On Friday and Saturday evenings, September 12–13, 7:30–9:30 p.m. at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center (548 Puddintown Rd., State College … [Read more...]