Months of hard work by Temple University Ambler and Tyler School of Art students, faculty and staff paid off with a nearly unprecedented seven top honors for Temple’s 2016 Flower Show Exhibit, After the Blast: Recollecting Roots and Resources at Hopewell Furnace.
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While Temple University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture explores the Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site at the Philadelphia Flower Show, Temple University Press, Temple University Libraries and Temple University Ambler invite visitors to travel through the 200-year history of the Fairmount Park system with the authors of City in a Park.
As a Mitigation Planning Specialist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s floodplain management and insurance branch, Radford, a 2009 graduate of Temple’s Community and Regional Planning master’s program, knows all too well the devastation and loss caused by flooding in the United States.
Temple's 2016 Flower Show exhibit includes more than 1,500 plants from 100 species representing a rich tapestry of old growth and remnant forests, a green roof bursting with vegetables and herbs and even the fiery furnace itself.
Temple’s first Women’s Empowerment Workshop will be held at Temple University Center City on Thursday, January 28. The event, sponsored by the Temple University Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education, the Office of Off-Campus Programs and Training and Temple Center City, will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and feature six speakers.
The Temple University Board of Trustees approved the transition of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and the Department of Community and Regional Planning to the Tyler School of the Art where they join with the Department of Architecture and the Center for Sustainable Communities in forming the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design
Lu Ann Cahn, a cancer survivor and author of the book I Dare Me based on that year-long odyssey, departed a 40-year career in broadcast news in December 2014 to become the Director of Career Services for Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.
On Friday, January 29, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 31, from 1 to 3 p.m., Michael LoFurno will explore the 100-year history of the National Park Service. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the Learning Center Auditorium. CEU credits for Landscape Architectures are available — 1.8 CUEs for $18.
“After the Blast: Recollecting Roots and Resources at Hopewell Furnace,” presented by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, distills the preserved industrial landscape into a 33-foot by 23-foot exhibit that will take visitors on a journey through this once thriving, nearly self-sustainable 19th century rural “iron plantation.”
Park(ing) for People, a temporary 120-foot, by 12-foot “pop up” park was open to the public on September 18 and September 19, taking up a few parking spots right in front of the County Theater, 20 E. State Street, Doylestown.