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Pennsylvania Architecture News

Pennsylvanian Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

October 25, 2023
Business Innovation Building, Asa Packer campus, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Architects: VMA
Business Innovation Building, Lehigh University
photo : Jeffrey Totaro
Business Innovation Building, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
This Business Innovation Building on Lehigh University’s Asa Packer campus is now open. Designed with flexibility and technological readiness in mind, the $35 million project enables Lehigh’s College of Business to prepare students for real-world exchange and collaboration.

Aug 13, 2023
Ravenhill House, Philadelphia
Architects: Studio Robert Jamieson
Ravenhill House Philadelphia USA
photos : Sam Orberter, August Haeuser and Studio Robert Jamieson
Ravenhill House, Philadelphia

Mar 22, 2023
Together, Pittsburgh
Design: The Urban Conga
Together Playscape Pittsburgh USA
photo : Sean Carroll
Together Playscape, Pittsburgh

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Pennsylvania Architecture News 2017 – 2021

Nov 9, 2021
The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1 Convention Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pavilion
The Pavilion Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA: inpatient facility designed with HDR, engineers BR+A, and LF Driscoll, Balfour Beatty and Penn Medicine. Co-located with some of the world’s most advanced research laboratories and specialized treatment facilities, the building enables collaboration and research centered on patient focused care, serving as a blueprint for the ‘hospital of the future’.

June 8, 2021
Rauch College of Business
Design: Voith and Mactavish Architects
Rauch College of Business Lehigh University - Pennsylvania Architecture
image courtesy of architects practice
Rauch College of Business, Lehigh University
Construction is underway on a much-awaited building at Rauch School of Business that will bring innovative discovery-based learning environments to one of Lehigh University’s fastest-growing programs. The 74,000-sqft building, designed by VMA, will sit catty-corner to the existing Rauch Business Center and add 16 new experiential learning spaces for the undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs.

Sep 6, 2020
Chandler Ullmann Hall, Lehigh University, Bethlehem
Design: MGA Partners
Chandler Ullmann Hall Lehigh University Pennsylvania Architecture
photograph : Halkin | Mason Photography
Chandler Ullmann Hall, Lehigh University
At the historic center of Lehigh University’s campus, Chandler Ullmann Hall stands out with iconic red brick chimneys that identify it as one of the first collegiate chemistry buildings in the country, unique for its innovations in ventilation and safety.

Aug 6, 2020
The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
Design: MGA Partners
The Shipley School Students Commons - Pennsylvania Architecture
photo : Halkin | Mason Photography
The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr
The Shipley School, founded in 1894 as a girls’ residential college preparatory, has become a highly respected co-educational day school. Located in a neighborhood of educational institutions, the Shipley School focuses its pre-K-12 mission on the development of the “whole child” through a balance of academic, athletic, and arts education.

Apr 10, 2019
A Conversation with Winka Dubbeldam and Julia Gamolina

Hosted by PennDesign Women in Architecture
Wednesday, April 10

Department of Architecture
Stuart Weitzman School of Design
210 S. 34th Street
Meyerson Hall Upper Gallery
University of Pennsylvania

Mar 11, 2019
Architecture in Williamsport, PA
Architectural Column Vol. V, Number 1 by Joel Solkoff, PA, USA

In 1870, Williamsport had more millionaires per capita than any place on earth. The money came from lumber and the close proximity to the Susquehanna River.
Architecture in Williamsport

Feb 22, 2019
High Meadow Studio at Fallingwater, Pennsylvania

May 15, 2018
Frick Environmental Center
Design: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, architects
Pennsylvania Architecture Frick Environmental Center Pittsburgh Building
image Courtesy architecture office
Frick Environmental Center Building

May 5, 2017
University of Pennsylvania Hospital Pavilion
Architects: Foster + Partners
Hospital Pavilion Pennsylvania Architecture
image from architects
University of Pennsylvania Hospital Pavilion Building
The University of Pennsylvania announced the groundbreaking for the construction of a new hospital on Penn Medicine’s West Philadelphia campus designed by Foster + Partners as part of PennFirst, an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team.

More modern Pennsylvania Architecture News online soon

Pennsylvania Architecture News 2013 – 2016

Sep 21, 2016
Fallingwater – film added
Design: Frank Lloyd Wright architect
Fallingwater by architect Frank Lloyd Wright
photo : Simon Garcia |

Sep 9, 2016
New College House at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Design: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
New College House Pennsylvania Architecture
image from architects
University of Pennsylvania Building
The opening of New College House, a purpose-built college house in Penn’s college house system designed to bring together undergraduates, faculty, staff and graduate students in a shared community.

Feb 5, 2016
Westmoreland Museum, Greensburg
Design: Ennead Architects
Westmoreland Museum Building - Pennsylvania Architecture
photo © Roy Engelbrecht
Westmoreland Museum Building in Pennsylvania
The design reconfigures the interior spaces of the existing Museum to establish a new entry sequence that provides visual access through the building linking north and south entries. A monumental stair connects the renovated lobby to an enlarged group entry and a new vehicular drop-off.

Jul 18, 2013
Westmoreland Museum of American Art – building news
Design: Susan T. Rodriguez of Ennead Architects
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg - Pennsylvania Architecture
image from architects
Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Groundbreaking news for the renovation and expansion of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, designed by Susan T. Rodriguez of Ennead Architects. The design creates a new face and identity for the original neo-Georgian building, which enhances the Museum’s link to the City. The L-shaped massing of the expanded building features a new south-facing façade that visually frames the original brick building and forms a linear porch along its length.

Oct 14, 2012
Exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
‘White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes’
Adriana Varejão Gallery by Rodrigo Cerviño Lopez
photo © Iwan Baan
Pennsylvania Architecture Exhibition
This show presents six new museum type sites from around the world. Architectural photographer Iwan Baan has photographed all six for the exhibition, which is organized by Raymund Ryan, curator of architecture.

Apr 19, 2013
GSK Offices Navy Yard, Philadelphia
Interiors design: Francis Cauffman ; Core and shell architect: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
GSK Offices Building Navy Yard Philadelphia
photograph : Francis Dzikowski / Esto for Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP
GSK Offices Navy Yard
This building is the first office built and designed from the ground up to meet GSK’s needs for a flexible, interactive, healthy, and productive workspace. Prior to the move, Francis Cauffman created three pilot projects where GSK employees tested furniture and technology solutions.

Pennsylvania Building – Latest Designs

Oct 30, 2011
Annenberg Public Policy Center, Philadelphia
Design: Maki and Associates
Annenberg Public Policy Center - APPC Philadelphia
photo SCHOTT USA © Jeffrey Totaro
APPC Building
The high-profile Japanese architects office of Maki and Associates developed a compact building clad in glass on all facades. Wood was used for the base of the building.

Jun 14, 2011
Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House, Philadelphia
Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects
Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House, Philadelphia Research Building
photograph : Ty Cole
Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House

May 10, 2011
Translational Research Center at Penn, Philadelphia
Rafael Viñoly Architects
Translational Research Center at Penn: Philadelphia Building
photograph : Brad Feinknopf
Translational Research Center at Penn

Architecture in Pennsylvania

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Pennsylvania Buildings, USA. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed Pennsylvania buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across the state. The focus is on contemporary buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

We have 2 pages of Pennsylvanian Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Pennsylvania Architecture : news + key projects A-G (this page)

Pennsylvania Buildings : key projects H-Z

Major Pennsylvania Building Designs, alphabetical:

American Commerce Centre – ACC Tower, Philadelphia
Kohn Pedersen Fox
ACC Tower Philadelphia American Commerce Center
Model : Awad Architectural Models Inc.
ACC Tower Philadelphia

Center for Human Rights Education, Philadelphia
Moshe Safdie and Associates
Center for Human Rights Education Philadelphia Building
image : Moshe Safdie and Associates
Center for Human Rights Education Philadelphia

More Pennsylvania Buildings online soon

Key Pennsylvania Building Developments, A-G, alphabetical:

Beth Sholom Synagogue, Elkins Park
Frank Lloyd Wright

Central Library – Renovation & expansion, Philadelphia

Moshe Safdie Architects

Erdman Hall Dormitories & Cafeteria, Bryn Mawr
Louis Kahn

Esherick House, Chestnut Hill
Louis Kahn

Fallingwater, Bear Run, Ohiopyle
Frank Lloyd Wright
Major 20th Century building, world famous

Frank House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Marcel Breuer Architect

Gettysburg Cyclorama Center, Gettysburg
Richard Neutra Architect
due for demolition

Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park
LSC Design Inc. of York, Pennsylvania
Focused on the infamous Civil War battle of 1863
Approx. Cost: $103m
Conceptual design : Cooper Robertson & Partners
Brief History:
Union armies defeated Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s forces in the battle from 1- 3 July 1863
President Abraham Lincoln delivered his best-known speech – the Gettysburg Address – on 19 Nov. 1863

Guild House, Philadelphia

Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates

More Pennsylvania Building Designs online soon

Location: Pennsylvania, USA

Architecture in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Architecture Designs – chronological list

US Architecture Designs – chronological list

Philadelphia Architects

University of Pennsylvania Building architect : Eero Saarinen

Most famous Pennsylvania building?
Probably Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright

Neighbouring State/Country Architecture to Pennsylvania

New Jersey Architecture

New York State Architecture Designs

Ohio Architecture

Virginia Architecture

Delaware Buildings

Maryland Buildings

American Architecture

American Architects

Pennsylvania architect : Louis Kahn

Pittsburg Buildings

Buildings in Philadelphia

Comments / photos for the Pennsylvanian Architecture page welcome