Several Master of Landscape Architecture candidates are the recipients of the 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects Student Awards.
A number of Landscape Architecture faculty have been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
This Friday, September 28, Michael Ezban (MLA 1 AP ’13) will be a panelist at the DredgeFest NYC symposium. Ezban was invited based on research and design work he produced with Jana Vandergoot (MLA 1 AP ’13) at the GSD. The 2-day gathering of policymakers, designers, theorists and industry experts presents the latest technology and interventions designed to deal with sediment production.
In 2010 Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) was inducted into the U.S. State Department's “Generation Change,” recognizing the best and most innovative American Muslim leaders under the age of 30. Last week Kurani attended a dinner reception hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to discuss building stronger relationships between the U.S. and the Muslim world.
Michael Albert (MLA II '13) and Victor Perez Amado (MAUD, MARCH I AP '13) have won the Designing Action International Competition. Their project “theBEND” was selected from among 130 entries in 99 countries.
Krzysztof Wodiczko creates memorials that evade closure on painful history. This fall his work is giving voice to forgotten, hidden and marginalized members of society in numerous venues in the U.S. and Europe.
The GSD Tourism Club led a walking tour of Jamaica Plain on Saturday, September 8, as this year’s first “getouttagund” program. The tours are one way the club sparks connections and debate about the social, economic, cultural, policy and planning issues related to tourism.
First, the Forests, curated by Dan Handel (MArch II '10) at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, looks at the unexplored relationships between forestry, planning and design. Handel is the first winner of the CCA's Young Curator fellowship launched in 2011.
Xiaowei R. Wang (MLA '13) and Heather Dunbar (MLA '13) were awarded first place in the competition to re-imagine the vacant Pruitt Igoe housing project in St. Louis, for their submission “St. Louis Ecological Production Line.” Third prize went to the Social Agency Lab for “The Fantastic Pruitt-Igoe!,” with a team including GSD students and alums.