Academic / Non-Profit
2015, Founding Member
The College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Philadelphia University is dedicated to excellence in design with a focus on educating students for practice in the global market. Each of their programs emphasizes sustainable practice, collaboration and innovation. They are committed to ensuring that their graduates become and remain stewards of the natural and built environments.
Philadelphia University’s lush, green campus in the historic Fairmount Park system is just minutes from Center City. The university uses Philadelphia as their urban lab, giving students collaborative, hands-on experience in a major metropolitan area with thriving design and construction industries. The college partners with major corporations and nonprofit organizations to provide students professional, real-world experience, and give graduates a competitive advantage in their field. This dynamic approach to education and emphasis on collaborative learning, sustainability, and innovation prepares graduates to become future design professionals and leaders in sustainable integrated practice.