The President and CEO of one of the world’s top design firms takes on key volunteer leadership role as the School prepares to launch its multi-million dollar campaign.
A team led by Daniel Daou (DDes 15) has won the 1st place in the 16th Arquine International Architecture Competition with the entry “Umbral de las Américas.” Collaborators include Elizabeth Añaños, Adriana Chavez (MArch II, MDesS 14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD 13), Gabriel Morales (AA MArch 11), Nicolas Rivard (MAUD 12) and Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD 13).
Research and proposals by students of the fall 2013 “Macau: Cross-border Cities” option studio are currently appearing in an exhibition at the Architecture School of Chinese University of Hong Kong. The studio, led by Christopher Lee (associate professor in practice of urban design) and teaching associate Simon Whittle, was the second of the 3-year research and design study on the future of the Chinese city, the AECOM Project on China.
Luis Callejas (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) have recently co-authored an article entitled “Diving head first” in the first issue of We live in models, a multi-part publication of architectural theory about models, ruins and power.
Manuel López (PhD ’18) has been awarded second prize in the Philip Hofer competition for his collection of books on 1980s Spanish architecture.
Mayor de Blasio has selected an innovative leader in urban planning and design, Mitch Silver (lecturer in housing and urbanization), to be Commissioner of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.
Professor Gary Hilderbrand lectures on his firm's work and its relationship to his research on the urban forest canopy, on February 17th, in Athens, Greece.
The Health and Places Initiative—a joint project between the GSD and the Harvard School of Public Health—and a wide ranging project on housing policies in Mexico are 2 major research efforts moving forward under the leadership of UPD faculty with important contributions from MUP students.
The newest in a long-standing tradition of student-edited journals at the GSD is about to take flight. Simon Battisti (MArch II ’14), Etien Santiago (PhD ‘18, MArch II ‘11), Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) and Patrick Boateng II (MPP ’13, MUP ‘14), in collaboration with award-winning designer Boy Vereecken, are the editors (and proud parents) of the first issue of Very Vary Veri.
Machado and Silvetti Associates (Jorge Silvetti’s firm) has been named general design planner for the new model campus of Vietnamese-German University in the Bình Duong province of Vietnam. MSA will be both master planner for the campus and design architect for 3.5 million square feet of laboratories, classrooms, food-courts, sports halls, administrative spaces and dormitories for 12 thousand students. The appointment is the result of an international competition held in 2013.