The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Professional and Student Awards, and several Harvard University Graduate School of Design students were among the honorees.
The Frances Loeb Library has recently renovated its lower level, changing what used to be stacks space into an open, focused workspace for PhD students.
As part of Storefront for Art and Architecture's "Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles," which uses the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles as a platform for exploring questions of provision, domesticity, and palimpsestic architecture, lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Luis Callejas, presents the installation "Wet Horizons."
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."
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.
Zaneta Hong, lecturer in Landscape Architecture, together with Teaching Fellow Phoebe White, 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.