This fall's program includes artists, activists, developers, media innovators, alumni and members of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, as well as theorists, technical specialists, planners, architects and landscape architects.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the awarding of the 11th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design to two projects, The Metro do Porto in Porto, Portugal, and the Northeastern Urban Integration Project in Medellín, Colombia.
Seven of the 11 winners of this year’s Community Service Fellowships were UPD students. As the summer comes to a close, UPD’s summer fellows reflect on their experiences.
For the Boston Globe story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique community and others like it. Read “An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington” for the story and Hyde’s insights.
Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
Black Engineer.com thinks Keith Coleman is a rising star and said so in a recent profile. In February, Coleman (MDesS ‘09) a structural design engineer at CH2M Hill, was named Black Engineer of the Year at the BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.
Read the profile.
An exhibition curated by Sonja Dümpelmann (associate professor of landscape architecture) and Charles Waldheim (department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by Dümpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean Mohsen Mostafavi was also tapped for his book Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.
This year the GSD is well represented among the winners and finalists of the SOM Prize. James Leng (MArch ’13) received the top prize, and Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch ’13) and Edward Becker (MArch ’13) were among the 8 finalists.
Collective-LOK, formed by Jon Lott (MArch '05), William O'Brien Jr. (MArch '05) and Michael Kubo (MArch '06) was recently chosen as one of three finalists for Ground/Work: A Design Competitionfor Van Alen Institute's New Street-Level Space.
Design by MVH, Inc, President Michael Von Hausen (MLAUD '80), and the Guangzhou Planning and Design Survey Research Institute was chosen for the extension of the City of Huangshi metropolitan area.
In an interview with BBC World Service broadcaster Peter Day on new trends in design thinking, GSD dean Mohsen Mostafavidiscusses the GSD's Bauhaus legacy and the inherent links between design, business and entrepreneurship. Mostafavi’s 3-minute interview starts about 16 ½ minutes into the story and his comments continue at 25 minutes.