This fall, the GSD will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Master of Design Studies program. Read more about its inception, its growth, and ongoing plans to support the School's research agenda.
Dean Mostafavi paid a recent visit to the island nation to recognize the historical significance and contemporary excitement around Japanese architecture and urbanism. Read more about the GSD's ongoing activities, growing impact and longstanding commitment to the country.
He manages tech teams in Seattle and represents a new breed of GSD graduates who have leveraged their design education in pursuit of alternative futures. Read more about Joey and his career trajectory.
Stoss Landscape Urbanism featured as "Inspiration" in May issue of Elle Decor.
Several urban planning students have been recognized recently for their work in transportation. Dave Ginsberg, Phillip Baker, Ted Conrad, and Ed Meng, all MUP ’14, have received honors and fellowships at Harvard and elsewhere.
A team of GSD alumni was awarded Honorable Mention in the competition for the Mexican Pavilion in the World Expo Milan 2015. Manuel Diaz (MArch '13), Marcela Delgado (MArch '11), Emmet Truxes (MArch '13) and Elena Tudela (MAUD '12) collaborated to earn the honor.
In the latest of Section Cut website’s “Giants!” series, an interview with Luis Callejas (lecturer in landscape architecture) offers a glimpse of this cross-disciplinary architect’s intelligence and vision and the reasons he keeps attracting awards and important commissions.
The Loeb Fellowship cast a wide net for next year’s Fellows and once again has selected practitioners logging extraordinary successes to achieve equity and enhance our built and natural environment. Their work encompasses sustainable agriculture and food security, traditional practices for tribal community development, water rights and coastal resiliency. They are leading pop-up neighborhood improvement demonstrations and studying pop-up political resistance. They are saying No to sprawl and Yes to affordable housing and livable streets. And they include the Fellowship’s first television talk show host!
Sara Zewde (MLA ’15) has been recognized as the 2014 graduate level National Olmsted Scholar. The award is the highest honor in the Landscape Architecture Foundation’s Olmsted Scholars Program, the premier national award program for landscape architecture students.
The 2014 Community Service Fellowship Program Fellows, representing all the GSD programs, will be taking it to the streets this summer to challenge themselves and test their learning on design and planning projects with direct community impact. The 10-week paid summer internships will send them to local community organizations, federal and state agencies and nonprofit institutions with a wide range of needs.