For the first in a series of GSD Alumni Q+A, we asked John Ronan (MArch ’91) about his work, his life and his GSD experience.
The Alumni Insights lecture series, hosted by GSD Development and Alumni Relations, recognizes the work of Harvard GSD alumni and gives current students an opportunity to hear about the diverse careers and achievements of the school's graduates.
150 GSD students, alumni and friends gathered on a Brooklyn rooftop as the sun set over Manhattan in late July. GSD alumni hosted the cocktail reception at the New Lab, a Beta space facility in the Brooklyn Navy Yard that brings together design, prototyping and new manufacturing that incubates and encourages innovative work in a range of disciplines.
An online petition created by a GSD student group defending the rights of architectural pioneer Denise Scott Brown garnered a media maelstrom this spring.
Each spring, many GSD graduates leave campus and exchange the GSD’s creative, collaborative environment for the anonymity of the big city. Two recent graduates are re-building the supportive design network that made their GSD experience so rich by creating venues for networking and social opportunities in which alumni can come together.
Erle Ellis just got to the GSD for his stint as visiting associate professor of landscape architecture and he’s already making a splash. In an opinion piece for the N.Y. Times, he challenges the conventional wisdom that human population growth is outstripping the earth’s ability to provide sustenance.
The UPD Department hosted its annual bus tour of Boston on September 7, led by Alex Krieger and Kathy Spiegelman, to introduce first year UPD students to the history of planning and development in the city.
Brian Vargo (MDes Real Estate '15) is named a winner in the ideas competition for the removal of Interstate 280 in San Francisco, CA.
Preston Scott Cohen (professor of architecture) will join other notable design figures selected to present 10 exemplary buildings of the last decade at a symposium September 21 at MoMA titled In Pursuit of Architecture.
Richard Peiser and David Hamilton receive the Silver Award for best real estate book of the year by the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) for Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business, 3rd Edition.