Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia architects’

Reaching For The Heavens At Cret's Tower Of Chimes

Reaching For The Heavens At Cret’s Tower Of Chimes

May 26, 2017  |  Vantage

Turn a corner in Philadelphia and you will eventually run into a building or bridge designed by Paul Phillipe Cret. Celebrated for his broad, arched infrastructure and Neoclassical landmarks, not much is discussed of his cemetery architecture. Contributor Brian Horne takes a trip out to Montgomery County where a 172-foot tower designed by Cret sends a memorial park reaching towards the sky > more

Building A Better Future With Bright Common

Building A Better Future With Bright Common

May 19, 2017  |  Vantage

Hidden City editor Michael Bixler catches up with sustainable architect Jeremy Avellino to talk climate change, deep energy retrofits, and the power of passive house building. > more

Finding John Haviland

Finding John Haviland

December 16, 2016  |  Vantage

A quick check to confirm the final resting place of famed Philadelphia architect John Haviland pulls one historical researcher deep down the rabbit hole. Join Nicholas Pappas on an odyssey of obsession, intrigue, and reinterment > more

A Beer Garden, Philly-style

A Beer Garden, Philly-style

September 19, 2011  |  Soapbox

A look at the German restaurant's architecture, which blends 19th century industrial ruin with 21st century beer garden > more