The Timeless Rowhouse: Adapting an Essential Building Type of Urbanism*


The rowhouse has played an essential role in weaving the urban fabric of Philadelphia and many other towns and cities across the country. However, an aging population and skyrocketing housing costs jeopardize the rowhouse’s position as an important urbanist building type. This panel will introduce design updates that will allow the rowhouse to meet contemporary needs and share both local and nationwide implementations.

BMPhillyRowhousePt1.pdf5.12 MB
BMPhillyRowhousePt2.pdf7.5 MB
GorlinPhillyRowhouse.pdf9.02 MB
TimelessPhillyRowhouse1.pdf11.61 MB
TimelessPhillyRowhouse2.pdf8.49 MB