MDes students Jared Friedman, Olga Mesa and Hea Min Kim (all MDes in Technology ’15) have married age-old ceramic materials with modern processes to create beautiful, innovative building surfaces. Their work caught the attention of Wired.
The Nyanza Superfund site was a giant lemon for the town of Ashland, Massachusetts, but Dan Borelli (MDes ’12 in Art, Design and the Public Domain) is intent on making lemonade. He’s just received an ArtPlace grant to create an oral and visual history of the community’s relationship with the site, and a light and landscape installation.
Matt Teismann (MDes candidate) was awarded a grant from the Harvard Kennedy School's Indonesia Program for his project (Architecture) Without Origins. Teismann will spend 3 weeks in Indonesia, Sumatra, and Nias in August and September to analyze how cultural and social estrangement in Sumatra has been influenced by the disappearance of deeply rooted and rich architectural heritage exemplified in the village of Bawömataluo.
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.