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February 2011 Archives

February 25, 2011
 If you look carefully at the second floor facade from the Gittis Hall windows, just below the billowing plastic wraps, you can see the start of the Flemish bond brickwork. The pattern of bricks which is meant to blend with our... read more!
February 22, 2011
 Take a walk through the Law School’s  Sansom Street doors, cross the street, make a left and  stroll toward 34th Street. Pause every twenty to thirty feet to take in the new reality of Golkin Hall. The metal struts,  concrete blocks,... read more!
February 18, 2011
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe            Over the past months, we have experienced the demolition of Pepper Hall, watched as the foundation of Golkin Hall was dug out and... read more!
February 15, 2011
 A group of us headed out from Philadelphia on Wednesday morning to Indianapolis, Indiana to see wood flitches for Golkin Hall.  Frano Violich, the architect met us on the plane at 7:30 a.m. having come from Boston earlier that morning.... read more!
February 11, 2011
 One of our newly arrived Bok Visiting International Professors, Hauwa Ibrahim, sits in an office overlooking the construction of Golkin Hall.  As I led her into her office the other day, I apologized profusely for the clanging and banging taking... read more!
February 8, 2011
 Here is a photo slideshow of the construction progress, enjoy!Photos by Kevin Burns, Construction Manager, Hunter Roberts Construction Group... read more!
February 4, 2011
 On a beautiful February day we reopened and dedicated the Haaga Lounge with an unusual celebration to thank Paul L’74 WG’74 and Heather Haaga for their wonderful gift to Penn Law.  It was only fitting that this event took place... read more!
February 1, 2011
 We weren’t sure it would happen.  The day before Thursday’s Keedy Cup Final Argument, a big storm was bearing down on Philadelphia. Would our judges, who were traveling in from California, Ohio, and Connecticut, make it in? Would the University even be open? When... read more!