Harvard University Graduate School of Design professor and alumnus Hashim Sarkis has been appointed as Dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and Teri Rueb (PhD '11)—the latter the 2012–13 metaLAB artist in residence—released their "Other Order" app, which tours visitors to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.
On the tail end of a week as a visiting fellow in residence at the Harvard Graudate School of Design, Robert Hammond, who cofounded the organization “Friends of the High Line” and cocreated the celebrated High Line park in New York City, met up with Boston Globe reporter Renée Loth and Jerold Kayden, the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, to walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.
Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture Silvia Benedito was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation, which is focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.