Apr 1, 2011

MSSD Open House - Sustainable Design Studio - Design of a 21st Century School

What might the 21st Century School be?

Come see what the MSSD students think at an Open House for the MS in Sustainable Design Program at Philadelphia University

Friday, April 8th, 2011 3:00 – 7:00pm

Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design (SEED Center) Main Campus - Philadelphia University-
Refreshments served at 5pm, Open discussion at 6pm

Each semester the MSSD students share their studio work with the larger community. Students will be exhibiting their design projects from the spring semester. The focus will be on the design of zero energy school buildings for a site in Southwest Philadelphia. The studio seeks to explore new methods of design education that feature integrated design process, authentic interdisciplinary design, and an emphasis on quantitative support for specific financial, environmental and energy benchmarks. The disciplines represented in the studio class include: Engineers, interior designers, architects, landscape architects, educators, and others in the career change process.

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