May 20, 2024

    Tyler Student Named 2023-2024 Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award Winner

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler Architecture student Russell Berg (BS Historic Preservation ‘24) has been recognized as a 2023-2024 Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award winner by Temple University Libraries. Berg was one of six students selected for the annual award, which celebrates excellence in undergraduate research projects across various disciplines. Read More

    May 3, 2024

    Associate Professor of Architecture Publishes Book on Urban Design Interventions in Latin America

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler School of Art and Architecture Associate Professor Pablo Meninato has released a new book titled Urban Labyrinths. Informal Settlements, Architecture, and Social Change in Latin America. Published by Routledge and co-authored with Gregory Marinic, the book explores how contemporary architects, researchers, and other stakeholders have developed innovative urban design tactics that enhance the quality of life in informal settlements built by migrants across Latin America. Read More

    April 25, 2024

    Tyler Architecture Alum Named A 2024 Woman Of Live

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    Tyler Architecture alum, Emma Castro-Krivanek, BArch '08, was honored as a 2024 Woman of Live by VenuesNow, a trade publication covering live entertainment venues across the globe, serving managers, owners, operators and bookers of arenas, amphitheaters, stadiums, performing arts centers, clubs, theaters and convention centers.Women of Live celebrates women with exceptional leadership and accomplishment in live entertainment and facilities. Castro-Krivanek is an architect and associate principal with Populous, a global architecture and design firm specializing in sports facilities, arenas, and convention centers.  Read More

    April 10, 2024

    Tyler Faculty Take a Lead in Climate Action

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    For the last two years, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Rob Kuper has been diligently working with fellow faculty members to organize around the topic of climate change, particularly how institutions such as Temple University can reduce their use of fossil fuels.On April 18, Kuper will combine his efforts with other proponents of decarbonization at Temple for a community conversation, “Your Role in Decarbonizing Temple,” about innovative solutions to promote the use of renewable energy and make the university’s energy infrastructure less reliant upon fossil fuels. Read More

    April 3, 2024

    Back to the Nest: Tyler Architecture Alum’s Career Journey Comes Full Circle

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler Architecture alum Aaron Bell (BArch ’11) has worked on a wide range of projects throughout his career– from a food hall in Nashville to a historic bank building-turned-hotel in Pittsburgh. But two recently completed projects have stood out for bringing his professional journey uniquely full circle: Bell had the opportunity to work on iNest, a new Temple University innovation center, in addition to serving as project architect for The Battery, a mixed-used complex that repurposed the very same structure that Bell studied for his thesis work at Tyler. Read More

    March 26, 2024

    Temple Rome Expands Rich History with Campus Move

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    Temple's Rome Campus is relocating to Piazza di Spagna, a historic area in the Eternal City that offers students a more immersive cultural experience surrounded by landmarks, museums, cafés and shops. For almost 30 years, thousands of Tyler and Temple students have enjoyed the temporary homeliness and comfort of the campus, located in a 15th-century palazzo, the Villa Caproni, situated in the historic heart of the city near the Piazza del Popolo. The location, across the Tiber River from Rome’s Prati neighborhood, has provided students with a beautiful and culturally immersive setting for their studies. Read more Read More

    February 26, 2024

    Architecture Professor Designs with Neuroscience in Mind

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    When Associate Professor of Architecture Na Wei contemplates new ways to design buildings, she doesn’t only consider the architectural elements and materials that she might use. Wei also ponders how those components can influence the way people think and feel.“My current research delves into the intersection of architecture and neuroscience, particularly through dynamic experiments in architectural spaces to study the relationship between architectural form language and human perception,” said Wei, who in December was a guest speaker at the 2023 International Conference on Neuroaesthetics, held in Guangzhou, China. Read More

    May 7, 2023

    A Closer Look at Tyler's Architecture Design Thesis Studio

    Author: Emily Herbein

    In Tyler’s Architecture Design Thesis Studio, graduate students easily image a new world order: vertical agriculture to reduce the carbon footprint in food production, applied prostheses to salvage decaying buildings, convertible storm shelters for hurricane displaced survivors, and nuclear power sites as a focal point for recreational public spaces. These ideas were some of the ideas in presented in the projects in the Architecture Design Thesis Studio course for students completing Tyler’s Master of Architecture, a first professional degree that prepares students to design structures and that engages them with urgent urban, architectural, environmental and sociocultural issues.  Read More


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