The GSD will establish the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities as one of the three major University initiatives supported by Evergrande Group, an integrated industry leader based in China.
A selection of traditional woodworking tools from the Carpentry Tools Museum in Kobe, Japan.
Japanese carpenters assemble a full-scale replica of an 18th-century Kyoto teahouse using traditional wood-joinery techniques.
A new student publication is testing the epistolary form as a device for generating conversations about architecture and design. Launched in September 2013, each issue of Open Letters presents one letter addressed to a particular party, but intended for publication, about any topic relating to the design disciplines.
Students teams have been pitching projects born in last semester’s Networked Urbanism to forward-thinking municipalities and venture capitalists.
Azure Magazine lists Professor Preston Scott Cohen’s Datong Library as one of ten significant projects to watch for in 2014.
Michael Hooper, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the GSD, publishes article on the politics of renting and its relationship to urban development in Africa.
Professors Rahul Mehrotra, Spiro Pollalis and PhD candidate Justin D. Stern will travel to Karachi, Pakistan alongside a team of Harvard scholars, students and doctors to participate in the Contemporary South Asian City Conference (Pakistan Urban Forum) from January 9-12.
Harvard GSD is pleased to announce the second edition of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship open to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery.