Michael Van Valkenburgh, the Charles Eliot Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture, has received a Spark Grant from the Harvard Institute for Teaching and Learning (HILT) to suport development of a new master class.
“Projective Views on Urban Metabolism,” the annual Doctor of Design conference, brought together scholars from across the disciplines and around the globe to explore how a new approach to urban metabolism might enhance our understanding of contemporary urban transformations.
Professor Niall Kirkwood's publication, co-authored by Justin Hollander and Julia Gold, is translated by Xiaodi Zeng (MLA '00) and published by China Architecture & Building Press Inc of Beijing.
Daniel Ibañez (MDesS ’12, DDes candidate) and Tomas Folch (MLA I ’12), in association with Rodrigo Rubio (Margen-Lab) and Sofia Armanet, have recently received second prize in the international competition to build a telecommunication tower in Santiago de Chile.
Floating overhead like a giant pair of wings at the 2014 Cevisama exhibition is a ceramic structure created by the GSD Design Robotics Group. It’s a mock-up of a structural ceramic and concrete shell system being developed in collaboration with the Institute for Structural Design at TU Graz, Austria.