The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the promotion of Kiel Moe ( MDesS ’03) to Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, effective July 1, 2014.
The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Witt (GSD MArch, ’07, MDesS, ’02) as Assistant Professor in Practice in Architecture, effective July 1, 2014.
Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch ’13), co-instigator of the Denise Scott Brown Pritzker petition, has been selected to participate in “OfficeUS”, a functioning architectural firm that is the American Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Generous grants from ArtPlace America will be fertilizing the initiatives of several Loebs as well as GSD director of exhibitions Dan Borelli in the coming year. Beneficiaries include Theaster Gates (LF ’11), Janet Echelman (LF '08), Roger Cummings (LF ’09) and incoming Loeb Jamie Blosser. Read more on the LOEBlog.Image courtesy of Juxtaposition Arts
Robert Campbell writes in the Boston Sunday Globe that it’s too soon to rule on the success of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute before it opens at Williams College. But so far he likes what he sees, the result of a partnership of architect Tadao Ando and Gary Hilderbrand (professor of landscape architecture). It’s architecture and landscape “choreographed into a single work of art.” Read the review.Images courtesy of Reed Hilderbrand
Ken Chongsuwat and Peichen Hao (both MLA I 15') earned honorable mention–the top award–in the Ecological Community competition of the Two World Community Foundation. Their advisors for the project were David Mah (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Chris Reed (associate professor of landscape architecture).
Michael Adlerstein LF '86, the assistant secretary-general in charge of the historic renovation of the UN Headquarters, hosted members of the Sert Council for a private tour of the newly unveiled landmark.
As chair of the GSD Alumni Council, Michael's ties to the School are strong. Since graduating in 1978, he has worked at various design offices, including Frank O. Gehry and Associates, before founding his own practice, Lehrer Architects, in 1985.
The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Gerard Pietrusko (MArch, ‘12) as Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, effective July 1, 2014.
Janet Echelman (LF '08) will soon join Ross Miller (LF '93) as a featured artist along the Boston Greenway. Echelman’s floating sculpture will hover over the Greenway next year, suspended from neighboring buildings.
Miller welcomes the company for his sculpture Harbor Fog, installed in 2009. Created from granite blocks of a seawall uncovered during construction, the boat-shaped form has lighting, fog and sound that respond to activity in the environment.