Architecture

Graphics and text on poster describing researcher's work

Hamer Center Researcher Places FIRST in Humanities Division in Penn State Graduate Exhibition

Congratulations to Mahyar Hadighi, Ph.D. student in Architecture and Hamer Center for Community Design resident researcher for winning first place in the Humanities Division for his poster: “Adapting Modern Architecture to a Local Context: A Grammar for Hajjar’s Hybrid Domestic Architecture”. Hadighi will present his paper “Shape Grammar of Hajjar’s Hybrid Domestic Architecture: A Methodology […]


Artists' rendering of two connected homes on green lawn

SAVE-THE-DATE! Ribbon-Cutting for Greenbuild Homes

Please see the following Save-the-Date: Save the Date GreenBuild Ribbon Cutting State College Community Land Trust Friday, May 18, 3 PM at 1394/6 University Dr. State College Help us celebrate moving from… to… to… Two newly-completed SCCLT high-performance homes! Can’t make it to the ribbon cutting? The homes will be open for the community Saturday, […]


Flyer showing map of the continent of Africa with lines reaching away to demonstrate exponential reach effect.

Penn State Hosts Design Africa: Exponential Impact, a Design Thinking Workshop

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 9a–12p in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space The trajectory of Africa’s development will massively impact the future of our planet. Linking pure and applied research to actionable outcomes is an unique opportunity to affect positive change for Africa’s billion new urban citizens in the coming decades. Join us as […]


19 4th year Architecture students presented design work in Pottstown, Pa on November 16. 35 community representatives from Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation and other Pottstown organizations participated.

Pottstown Partnership | November Update

On November 16, fourth-year architecture students presented design work in Pottstown, PA. There were 35 community representatives from Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation and other Pottstown organizations who also participated.


Students and professionals discussing the project inside a home under construction with paint cans around.

2018 Penn State Race to Zero | Continued Development

(Story and all photos by Chris Hazel) The 2018 Race to Zero competition has been hard at work over the past several weeks continuing to develop their zero-energy home design in collaboration with S&A Homes, one of the largest producers of homes in the central Pennsylvania region. Over the past two months, students have met […]


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