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PennPraxis

Joined in April 2012

About Us

PennPraxis is the applied research arm of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania, providing opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate on real-world projects. PennPraxis projects have had positive impacts globally and nationally, as well as in our backyard of Philadelphia.

The mission of PennPraxis is to extend design excellence and innovation beyond the classroom and into the community. PennPraxis pursues this mission by:

  • Enhancing the academic experience of faculty and students through engagement in practice;
  • Demonstrating the contributions of architecture, landscape architecture, city and urban planning, historic preservation and fine arts in addressing social and community issues;
  • Extending the mission of PennDesign; and
  • Improving the greater public good through positive impact on the quality of life.

PennPraxis is the applied research arm of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania, providing opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate on real-world projects. PennPraxis projects have had positive impacts…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Urban Areas

Location

  • 409 Duhring Wing
    University of Pennsylvania School of Design
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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