Rosetta Sarah Elkin, the 2012-2013 GSD Daniel Urban Kiley Fellow in Landscape Architecture is awarded a research grant for Cultivating Scale: Planting the Desert.
Students of the Disaster Field Lab: Creating Resilient Cities proved their mettle Monday, May 13, as they showcased projects with practical implications for intervention and future planning in the communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. Attended by a jury that included Loeb Fellows, GSD faculty, disaster experts and community representatives, they displayed the innovation, creativity, social awareness and problem-solving abilities for which the GSD is famous.
Nancy Slotnick writes in the Huffington Post blog that Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) “literally wrote the book on the POPS”—Publicly Owned Private Spaces—and that talking with him saved her business. Read about it in “How POPS Changed My Life.”
Kayden is quoted in another recent Huff Post article “After Oklahoma Tornado, To Rebuild Or Not To Rebuild.”
Professor Toshiko Mori honored with the Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit in New York City.
Two projects by Sara Hendren (MDesS ‘13, researcher in the Program on Art and the Public Domain and fellow at metaLAB) are included in Disabled by Normality, an exhibit opening this week at the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague.
Allen Sayegh's (adjunct associate professor of architectural technology) firm INVIVIA has won the inaugural Creative City Challenge to produce a major public interactive art project in the city of Minneapolis.
A GSD team was selected from over 300 entries as finalists for the SixtyNine Seventy: The Spaces Between Urban Ideas Competition.
GSD team is awarded second prize for best paper in the CAADRIA 2013 Open Systems at Singapore competition.
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Pierre Bélanger has been honored PhD cum laude by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
Rahul Mehrotra Architects (RMA) awarded the sustainable architecture gold medal prize for housing project Hathigaon: Housing for Mahouts and their Elephants.