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Hamer Center Affiliates Host Cultural Resources Summit

Hamer Center affiliates and collaborators Lacey Goldberg, Madeline Brown, and Tim Murtha hosted a summit on cultural and visual resource conservation at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, on July 22-23, 2019. Attendees included employees of the National Parks Service (National Capital Region) and researchers from Penn State, the University of Florida, the University […]

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Hamer Center Scholar Mahyar Hadighi Presents at International Conference

Hadighi, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Architecture, recently presented a paper titled “Bauhaus Internationalism to College Town Modernism: Exploring Bauhaus Culture in Hajjar’s Hybrid Architecture” in the 18th international conference of CAAD Futures held in Daejeon, Republic of Korea (June 26-28, 2019). Selected papers were published separately as a book, and his paper […]


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Join us for the Solar Decathlon Open House!

Please join us for the 2019 Solar Decathlon Student Design Competition Open House! Students from across the University worked with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County to design an affordable, easy to construct, and net-zero energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) design. Come learn more about this year’s project, as well as how to […]


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Hamer Center and Stuckeman-led Team Earns Seed Grant to Develop Solutions to River Flooding in PA

“Lisa Iulo, associate professor of architecture and director of the Hamer Center for Community Design in the Stuckeman School, is the lead researcher on an interdisciplinary team that has received funding from Penn State to develop community-based solutions to river flooding in the state of Pennsylvania under the University’s strategic plan seed grant program.” (excerpt […]


Coffee Hour February 28th

The Hamer Center for Community Design will host Stephen Mainzer of Landscape Architecture for a Coffee Hour on Thursday February 28th titled: ENVISIONING SELINSGROVE:Vision Plan Process and Recommendations by LARCH 414; Discussion with Selinsgrove Community Representatives. DESCRIPTION:Visioning is a nascent step in urban planning that serves a vital role in informing future design interventions. This […]


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