The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to welcome Shohei Nakamura as the Pollman Fellow in Real Estate and Urban Development for the 2014-2015 academic year.
On the morning of Friday, September 18th, a group of Harvard Graduate School of Design Urban Planning and Design students blocked cars from using a parallel parking space on a busy Cambridge street by creating a temporary park within its lines. Potted plants, hammocks, couches, and a dozen people occupied the asphalt normally reserved for SUVs and sedans. This transformation of public space was part of PARK(ing) Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about the lack of open space in cities.
Jane Philbrick, artist and current student in the Harvard University Graduate School of Design's Critical Conservation program, was recently included in the Pratt Manhattan Gallery's group show, "Sleuthing the Mind."
Zaneta Hong, lecturer in Landscape Architecture, was awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence. The award is sponsored by the Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, in cooperation with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education.
This weekend, Chris Reed, associate professor of Landscape Architecture, will be giving a keynote lecture on social activation and civic spaces at the International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
UNIQLO has announced that it has established fellowships for Japanese students who have been accepted into the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Business School.
Career Services is practically bursting with programs, energy, and ideas for how to assist in the professional development of UPD students. Among the highlights of the office’s ambitious agenda for the coming year is expansion of the Community Service Fellowship Program (CSFP) in partnership with the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) of Harvard University.
The second book in a three-part, three-year research initiative headed by Christopher Lee was just released and is available on Issuu.
Manuel Lopez (PhD ’18) recently published "Neoliberty & Co. The Architectural Review against 1950s Italian Historicism" in the fourth issue of Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos (CPA), the peer-reviewed journal of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura (ETSAM), Madrid.
Kiel Moe, Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, recently published Insulating Modernism: Isolated and Non-Isolated Thermodynamics in Architecture with Birkhäuser.