GSD awards 324 degrees during Harvard’s 364th Commencement.
Rick Lowe—public-art pioneer, 2002 Loeb Fellow, 2014 MacArthur Fellow, and founder of Houston-based initiative Project Row Houses—addressed the Class of 2015 and their families at the GSD's Class Day on Wednesday, May 27.
Héctor Tarrido-Picart (MLA/MAUD ’15) is among the students from around the university whom the Harvard Gazette is spotlighting as part of its Commencement 2015 coverage.
John “Tad” Read (MDes ’04), a senior planner with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), has been appointed the BRA’s acting director of planning.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) awarded its 2015 ULI Apgar Urban Land Award to Dan Malone (MDes ’14) and Richard Peiser, Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at the GSD, for their article “The Making of Miami Beach’s Mixed-Use Garage” on the famed 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage project.
April’s InFORMing Justice: A Conversation about the Role of Design in Building Equitable Communities event was the subject of a recent Al Jazeera America article.
Fionn Byrne is the recipient of the 2015–2016 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture and will join the GSD faculty for the 2015–2016 academic year as a lecturer in landscape architecture.
The GSD is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Davis as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design as of July 1, 2015. Davis is currently the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at the GSD.
The GSD is pleased to announce the appointment of Anita Berrizbeitia (MLA ’87) as Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture as of July 1, 2015.
Kathleen Hanley (BA ’16), a student in Harvard’s undergraduate architecture studies track, has received an award of academic excellence from the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) in Copenhagen.