ARCH 1010: Introduction to Design

This course provides a studio design foundation for aspiring designers, architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and product designers to pursue their creative aspirations and positively impact society through design.

Left: Gordon Matta Clark precedent study; Right: Arielle Bennett Move Memorial, Fall '22
Fall 2023 Course Offering

Architecture in the University

The study of architecture is focused around a core of sequential design studios.

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Architecture in the Community

The study of architecture engages the local community beyond the campus.

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Architecture in the World

The study of architecture extends beyond the local community into the world.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the undergraduate program in architecture is to develop analytical thinking and creative making within the discipline of architecture in the context of a general liberal arts and sciences curriculum.



Philadelphia Forum on Design, Race, and Climate Change

Mar 13, 2023 - Mar 24, 2023 at -

An exhibition exploring the themes of the HOUSING JUSTICE FUTURES Symposium.

ARCHtank: Winter 2022 Alumni Panel


"Wondering whether to pursue a graduate degree in architecture or a related field after Penn? Want to get the inside scoop of what an M.Arch program is like?"

ARCHtank is holding our…

Inspiration & Innovation in Structures


Powell Draper: a structural engineer and Director of the New York office of Schleich Bergemann Partner (SBP), https://www.sbp.de/en/offices/new-york/ an international award-winning structural…