Gehry Partners is helming a major multi-year renovation of the museum, which includes a new restaurant and cafe in the Neo-Classical building’s lower levels.
The project exemplifies the healthcare industry’s turn toward hospitality, here evident in a series of community spaces, landscaped gardens, and even a fireplace.
The $196 million project aims to dramatically upgrade the museum, creating new galleries, new circulation paths, and 67,000 square feet of new public space.
In northern Philadelphia, MGA Partners builds an urban oasis for Temple University students.
In advance of his DesignPhiladelphia talk, we chat with the social entrepreneur about his continued commitment to community design.
A preview of next month's week-long design symposium
Visit Hidden City Philadelphia 2013 this weekend, before it closes
"The Lure + The Perch" Jason Austin, Jack Fanning, Sneha Patel, and Sally Reynolds/Philly Works 2012 “Philly Works is collaborative of artists, designers, and makers all working towards the goal of bettering Philadelphia. It's a tool for empowering creative individuals…
Hilary Jay presides over DesignPhiladelphia at the University of the Arts and has seen exponential growth in programming as well as attendance since its 2005 debut.
We speak to Michael d'Amato, creator of the Fluid Ribbon Chair, about Philadelphia's next paradise for inventor/techno-geeks: NextFab Studio.
Photos courtesy Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects New York City’s Le Bernadin restaurant was the chic, Michelin-starred venue for a recent press luncheon held to announce the opening of the new Barnes Art Museum in Philadelphia. A narrow stairway off…
Jean Barr is living history. Every day. She may make a trip to the grocery store to pick up some fresh milk but returns to her house built in 1748, originally owned by a guy named Shippen who was an…
Olin’s Lenfest Plaza hopes to lure pedestrians into a tour of Philadelphia’s artsy side.
Ed Bacon was the complex force behind Philadelphia as we know it today.