The course introduces the fundamentals of computer programming in the creative fields of arts and architecture, leading to the idea of generative design systems. The main objective is to explore the potential of computational tools to solve specific problems, while unleashing their creative power.
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Tamminga named a Penn State Distinguished Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture professor Ken Tamminga has been named to Penn State's 2017 list of Distinguished Professors at Penn State.
Helping through design: Peter Lusch takes graphic design skills to Sierra Leone
Peter Lusch, assistant professor of graphic design, visited Sierra Leone with the Humanitarian Engineering Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program, where they helped illiterate farmers learn to build and maintain greenhouses and grow produce via diagrams on a tablet.
Nazarian's 'seamless architecture' technology recognized by Invent Penn State
Shadi Nazarian's 'Seamless Ceramic–Glass Architectural Joints" is innovative seamless/transitioning interface between various materials. The technology as been named 1 of 40 'disruptive' innovations by Invent Penn State.
Graphic Design: new minor plus curriculum revisions create global opportunities
The Graphic Design program is pleased to announce curriculum updates that bolster such established program strengths as creative problem-solving and design thinking, while better preparing students for design careers in the modern, global marketplace.
Sipes brings Geodesign expertise to Penn State’s online degree
Penn State welcomes Jim Sipes to our faculty for the second online studio in the
B.Arch alumnus Jared Edgar McKnight receives 2016 AIA National Associates Award
Jared Edgar McKnight ('11 B.Arch., B.A. International Studies), received the American Institute of Architects National Associates Award for 2016 during the AIA National Convention in Philadelphia.
Online Geodesign graduate studio tackles Florida's climate change challenges
Penn State’s Master of Professional Studies in Geodesign successfully implemented its first exclusively online studio course this spring.