Upon invitation by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s African American Student Union, Musician/Artist Kanye West came to the School on the afternoon of Sunday, November 17.
The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, which includes GSD professors Ed Eigen and Timothy Hyde, has launched a new digital platform at http://www.we-aggregate.org/.
Alex Krieger (professor of urban design) envisions Boston's future enhanced by a new public transit ring. He gave some advice to the new mayor in "12 plans for Mayor Walsh’s new Boston" in the Boston Sunday Globe.
The planning director and mayor of the city of Bogotá, Columbia, had a lunch discussion with the GSD community on November 7, co-sponsored by HUPO. Mayor Gustavo Petro’s visit to Harvard included a lecture titled "The Political Struggle for a Sustainable and Inclusive City."
Florian Idenburg’s (associate professor of architecture) firm SO – IL completed the installation of Spiky - a canopy made of expanded metal mesh - in the Beijing Olympic Park. Spiky was rpart of the 5th China International Architectural Biennial 2012 in Beijing, with installations by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid.
Preston Scott Cohen and Ingeborg Rocker are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman in Belgrade November 11 and 12.
Niall Kirkwood, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology, presented in late October 2013 at the International Forum in Beijing, China on the theme of the "Landscape Architecture of Tomorrow".
Andrea Hansen is named the 2013–14 Marie M. Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture at the Louisiana State University College of Art + Design Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture (RRSLA), pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors in December.
Héctor Tarrido-Picart (MLA & MAUD ’15) and Andreas Viglakis (MAUD '14) win notable distinction for See-through-maps competition sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative in association with the Mapping and its Discontents symposium.