Harvard GSD: All http://www.gsd.harvard.edu Fall Lectures and Conferences Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fall-lectures-and-conferences-program.html <span>The Harvard GSD fall lecture program will start this&nbsp;</span>Thursday evening, September 4<span>, with a lecture by architect&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/bjarke-ingels-worldcraft.html"><span class="s1">Bjarke Ingels</span></a><span>. Among other highlights of this semester...</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 563633 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD Alums in PID http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-in-pid.html Among the &ldquo;9 Women Who Are Rocking Public Interest Design&rdquo; listed in <em>Architizer</em> last week are 3 GSD alums and a Loeb Fellow. Liz Ogbu (MArch &lsquo;04), Marika Shioiri-Clark (MArch &rsquo;11), Chelina Odbert<strong> </strong>(MUP &rsquo;07) and Deanna VanBuren (LF &rsquo;12) are in practice, in academia and even in prisons&ndash;building, convening, researching and listening to the needs of communities to tackle social problems on every continent. <a class="target-blank" href="http://architizer.com/blog/nine-women-who-are-rocking-public-interest-design/">Read more about them</a>.<br /><br /><em>Photo courtesy of Lee Romney, </em>LA Times. Alumni News 563605 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Gia Wolff transforms the Tate http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gia-wolff-transforms-the-tate.html Gia Wolff (MArch &rsquo;08) can draw a line from her interest in &ldquo;spectacle, performance, scale and experience&rdquo;&ndash;which she explored in her GSD thesis project&ndash;to her winning 2013 Wheelwright Prize proposal, to her current installation in the Tate Modern&rsquo;s &ldquo;Up Hill Down Hall: An indoor carnival.&rdquo; Alumni News 563603 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Critical Conservation: the old is new http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/critical-conservation-the-old-is-new.html <p>In an article for <em>Architectural Record</em>, writer Bryony Roberts cites the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/critical-conservation/index.html">Critical Conservation</a> program at the GSD as evidence of a trend toward adapting and transforming existing buildings in highly nuanced ways that challenge the user&rsquo;s experience of the structure and its history. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ricklowe.html">Rick Lowe</a> (LF &rsquo;02) and Project Row Houses in Houston are part of the vanguard.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/2014/1408-Beyond-Gordon-Matta-Clark.asp">Beyond Gordon Matta-Clark</a>.&rdquo;</p> <em>Image courtesy of modpod, a project of Project Row Houses</em> Architecture News 563370 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design Magazine announces inaugural issue of redesign http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-magazine-announces-inaugural-issue-of-redesign.html <em>Harvard Design Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its redesign, &ldquo;Do You Read Me?&rdquo; Launched at the 14th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, this issue celebrates the magazine&rsquo;s new orientation carried out by recently appointed editor in chief Jennifer Sigler at the helm, together with associate editor Leah Whitman-Salkin and creative director Jiminie Ha (With Projects, Inc.).</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 563357 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Ecosistema Urbano chosen to revitalize Centro Histórico de Asunción http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ecosistema-urbano-chosen-to-revitalize-centro-hist-rico-de.html Ecosistema Urbano, the firm of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/belinda-tato.html">Belinda Tato</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/jose-luis-vallejo.html">Jose Luis Vallejo</a>&nbsp;(design critics in architecture), has been awarded 1st prize<strong> </strong>in the&nbsp;international competition for the Master Plan to redefine the historic downtown of the city of Asunci&oacute;n, Paraguay.&nbsp; Details and photos in <em><a href="http://www.plataformaarquitectura.cl/cl/625426/ecosistema-urbano-ganadores-del-concurso-de-ideas-que-reformulara-centro-historico-de-asuncion">ArchDaily</a> </em>and on the <a href="http://asuncioncentrohistorico.com/alianza-para-la-revitalizacion-del-centro-historico-da-a-conocer-propuestas-ganadoras-del-concurso-de-ideas-0/">Plan CHA website or read a </a><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/6/2/v2/620633/Asuncio-n-Blog-Entry-Translation.pdf">translation of the proposal</a><a href="http://asuncioncentrohistorico.com/alianza-para-la-revitalizacion-del-centro-historico-da-a-conocer-propuestas-ganadoras-del-concurso-de-ideas-0/">.<br /><br /></a> <em>Photo courtesy of la Secretar&iacute;a Nacional de Cultura</em> Architecture News 563359 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra designs for connection http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-designs-for-connection.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html" target="_blank">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (professor of urban design and planning and chair of urban planning and design) views architecture as the expression of the aspirations of society. In his teaching he advocates for design that connects all strata of society and chips away at inequities, and he practices what he preaches. Watch a video interview by <em>ArchDaily.<br /></em></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/92285744?badge=0&amp;color=faf7f7" width="400"></iframe></p> Architecture News 563356 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Bing Wang chosen World Cities Summit Young Leader http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bing-wang-chosen-world-cities-summit-young-leader.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/bing-wang.html">Bing Wang</a> (associate professor in practice of real estate and the built environment) was selected a Young Leader by the 2014 World Cities Summit.&nbsp; WCS Young Leaders are prominent individuals from diverse urban sectors who are committed to actively catalyze change in cities and help shape urban development agendas. They are selected once every two years for a 3-year tenure. The WCS YL initiative provides a platform to carry out intellectual discourse on urban issues and launch initiatives to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.</p> <p><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg/about-young-leaders">Learn more</a> about the World Cities Summit Young Leaders.</p> Architecture News 563330 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Dispatch from the Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dispatch-from-the-venice-biennale.html Caroline James (MArch &rsquo;14) was at the 2014 Venice Biennale to view the outcome of 2 Rotterdam <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/studio-abroad/index.html">studios abroad</a>, additional student engagement and her own summer internship with Rem Koolhaas&rsquo;s (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) AMO studio to put together the &ldquo;Elements of Architecture&rdquo; book and exhibition. She found a rigorous presentation of the human relationship to architecture and a wholly new approach to the Biennale itself. Read her post in the <em>LOEBlog.</em> Alumni News 563326 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0400 UPD Studios with an International Focus http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-studios-with-an-international-focus.html At the GSD, Urban Planning and Design studios often offer students the opportunity to grapple with global issues at the local scale. During spring 2014, students delved into the challenges of the coffee trade in Medellin and land reuse in Barcelona. Faculty News 563328 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Amale Andraos (MArch '99) appointed dean of Columbia's GSAPP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/amale-andraos-march-99-appointed-dean-of-columbia-s-gsapp.html <span>GSD alumna Amale Andraos has been appointed dean of Columbia University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).</span> Alumni News 563324 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 UPD students take their skills to the streets http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-take-their-skills-to-the-streets.html For students at the GSD, the summer represents a valuable chance to apply their skills and knowledge to challenges outside Gund Hall. Five UPD students&ndash;Jon Springfield, Margaret Scott, Jefferson Mao, Joyce Lee (all MUP &rsquo;15), and Jean You (MAUD/MDES &lsquo;15)&ndash;are doing so through the GSD&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/gsd-resources/career-resources/community-service-fellowship/2014-csfp-fellows.html">Community Service Fellowship Program</a>. MDes News 563317 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Lessons from the Housing Crisis http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-book-identifies-lessons-from-the-housing-crisis.html A new book, <em><strong>Homeownership Built to Last: Affordability, Access, and Risk after the Housing Crisis</strong></em>, features essays by&nbsp;<strong><strong><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/transition-joint-center-housing-studies">Eric Belsky</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/profile/chris-herbert">Chris Herbert</a></strong> and <strong><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jennifer-molinsky.html">Jen Molinsky</a></strong></strong> of the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/">Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies</a> and the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html">Department of Urban Planning and Design</a>. They offer solutions and strategies to create an affordable, fair, and sustainable future for all Americans. Faculty News 563288 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 -0400 GSD hosts design workshop in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-hosts-design-workshop-in-japan.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa's</a> (associate professor of urban design) workshop &ldquo;Tokyo: A Synthesis of Scales&rdquo;&nbsp;explored Tokyo as a unique urban laboratory to examine architecture across a range of urban scales. Students and faculty from architecture schools in the region took part in a short yet intense design exercise. The workshop was supported by Dean Mostafavi's office, Tokyo alumni and the Mori Corporation.</p> Architecture News 563258 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Harvard GSD alum and HBS student awarded Stamen Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-alum-and-hbs-student-awarded-stamen-fellowships-1.html <span>This summer, Stamen Design of San Francisco introduced a Fellowship series in partnership with Gray Area Foundation for the Arts&rsquo; Creative Coding Fellowship, Autodesk and SPUR, nominating two Harvard students as fellows: GSD alum Andreas Viglakis (MAUD '14) along with HBS student Moira Forberg.</span> Alumni News 563256 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Loeb and GSD alums selected in Branch Library competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-and-gsd-alums-selected-in-branch-library-competition.html <p>This summer, <strong>The Architectural League</strong> and the <strong>Center for an Urban Future</strong> have launched a design study to articulate new architectural, financial, and programmatic possibilities that will unlock the potential of the NYC branch libraries to be essential neighborhood-based resource centers.</p> <p>An interdisciplinary team including <strong>Daniel Hernandez</strong>, (LF &rsquo;98) of Topoloty LLC and <strong>Michael Murphy</strong> (MArch &lsquo;11), executive director of MASS Design Group, is among the 5 winning teams selected to participate in the design study. Learn more on the <a href="http://archleague.org/2014/07/re-envisioning-branch-libraries/">ArchLeague</a> website.</p> Alumni News 563252 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellows in July issue of Land Lines http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-in-july-issue-of-land-lines.html The Lincoln Institute&rsquo;s quarterly July 2014 issue of <em>Land Lines</em> is rich with insights from Loeb Fellows Lynn Richards (LF &rsquo;13), Helen Lochhead (Lincoln/Loeb Fellow &rsquo;14) and Anthony Flint (LF &rsquo;01). Read more in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-in-july-land-lines/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 563242 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Career Discovery students take on local challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/career-discovery-students-take-on-local-challenge.html Career Discovery students investigating urban planning and design this summer are getting a crash course in how to redevelop a site. Under the guidance of Adrienne Matthews (MUP &rsquo;14), Lydia Scott (MUP &rsquo;14), and Beth Lundell Garver (MAUD &rsquo;14), the students are developing plans to reuse a large parcel of land that is currently home to a big-box store in Somerville, Massachusetts. Student News 563244 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Urban planning students publish plan for Chelsea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/urban-planning-students-publish-plan-for-chelsea.html <p>Students from UPD&rsquo;s second semester core urban planning studio have published &ldquo;Connect Chelsea: Three Visions for a Gateway City,&rdquo; a report of their recent work in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Their proposals range from converting industrial waterfront into parkland to incubating businesses, designed for lasting impact.</p> Student News 563234 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Weaving buildings: MDes students push the limits of ceramic materials http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/weaving-buildings-mdes-students-push-the-limits-of-ceramic.html MDes students Jared Friedman, Olga Mesa and Hea Min Kim (all MDes in Technology &rsquo;15) have married age-old ceramic materials with modern processes to create beautiful, innovative building surfaces. Their work caught the attention of <em>Wired</em>. Faculty News 563228 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:00:00 -0400 Matt Teismann awarded Indonesia grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/matt-teismann-awarded-indonesia-grant.html Matt Teismann (MDes candidate) was awarded a grant from the Harvard Kennedy School's Indonesia Program for his project&nbsp;(Architecture) Without Origins. Teismann will spend 3 weeks in Indonesia, Sumatra, and Nias in August and September to analyze how cultural and social estrangement in Sumatra has been influenced by the disappearance of deeply rooted and rich architectural heritage exemplified in the village of Baw&ouml;mataluo. MDes News 563223 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Dan Borelli (MDes '12) receives ArtPlace Grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dan-borelli-s-artful-place.html The Nyanza Superfund site was a giant lemon for the town of Ashland, Massachusetts, but Dan Borelli (MDes &rsquo;12 in Art, Design and the Public Domain) is intent on making lemonade. He&rsquo;s just received an ArtPlace grant to create an oral and visual history of the community&rsquo;s relationship with the site, and a light and landscape installation. Alumni News 563218 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Kiel Moe (MDesS '03) promoted to associate professor of architecture and energy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kiel-moe-mdess-03-promoted-to-associate-professor-of.html <span>The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the promotion of Kiel Moe ( MDesS &rsquo;03) to Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, effective July 1, 2014.</span> Architecture News 563210 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Bradley Cantrell receives TEDGlobal 2014 Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bradley-cantrell-receives-tedglobal-2014-fellowship.html Bradley Cantrell (MLA &lsquo;03), associate professor of landscape architecture, has been named a TEDGlobal 2014 Fellow. Faculty News 563214 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Andrew Witt (MArch ’07, MDesS ’02) appointed assistant professor in practice of architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrew-witt-march-07-mdess-02-appointed-assistant-professor-in.html The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Witt (GSD MArch, &rsquo;07, MDesS, &rsquo;02) as Assistant Professor in Practice in Architecture, effective July 1, 2014. Architecture News 563193 Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Neil Brenner named one of Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/neil-brenner-highly-cited-researchers.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/neil-brenner.html">Neil Brenner</a><span>,&nbsp;</span><span>professor of urban theory,&nbsp;</span><span>has been named one of Thomson Reuters&rsquo; Highly Cited Researchers 2014. The ranking distinguishes some of world&rsquo;s leading scientific minds who have produced work of exceptional impact.&nbsp;</span> DDes/PhD News 563208 Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Arielle Assouline-Lichten a partner in OfficeUS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/arielle-assouline-lichten-a-partner-in-officeus.html <p>Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch &rsquo;13), co-instigator of the Denise Scott Brown Pritzker petition, has been selected to participate in &ldquo;OfficeUS&rdquo;, a functioning architectural firm that is the American Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale<a href="http://officeus.org/wp-content/uploads/OfficeUS_Press_Release_Partners_0509.pdf"></a>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 563231 Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Gary Hilderbrand’s latest work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gary-hilderbrand-s-latest-work.html Robert Campbell writes in the <a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html"><em>Boston Sunday Globe </em></a>that it&rsquo;s too soon to rule on the success of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute before it opens at Williams College. But so far he likes what he sees, the result of a partnership of architect Tadao Ando and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a> (professor of landscape architecture). It&rsquo;s architecture and landscape &ldquo;choreographed into a single work of art.&rdquo; Read the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html">review</a>.<br /><br /><em>Images courtesy of Reed Hilderbrand</em> Architecture News 563204 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Loebs and GSDers Score with Artplace grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsders-score-with-artplace-grants.html <p>Generous grants from ArtPlace America will be fertilizing the initiatives of several Loebs as well as GSD director of exhibitions <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/dan-borelli.html">Dan Borelli</a> in the coming year. Beneficiaries include <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/theastergates.html">Theaster Gates</a> (LF &rsquo;11), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/janetechelman.html">Janet Echelman</a> (LF '08), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rogercummings.html">Roger Cummings</a> (LF &rsquo;09) and incoming Loeb <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jamie-blosser.html">Jamie Blosser</a>. Read more on the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-and-friends-score-with-artplace-grants/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.<br /><br /><em>Image courtesy of Juxtaposition Arts</em></p> Faculty News 563201 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 MLAs earn top honors in Ecological Community competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mlas-earn-top-honors-in-ecological-community-competition.html Ken Chongsuwat and Peichen Hao (both MLA I 15') earned honorable mention&ndash;the top award&ndash;in the Ecological Community competition of the Two World Community Foundation. Their advisors for the project were <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/david-mah.html">David Mah</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (associate professor of landscape architecture). Faculty News 563197 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Diplomacy through design: Touring the UN Headquarters' restoration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/diplomacy-through-design-touring-the-un-headquarters-top-to.html <span>Michael Adlerstein LF '86, the assistant secretary-general in charge of the historic renovation of the UN Headquarters, hosted members of the Sert Council for a private tour of the newly unveiled landmark.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 563189 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Robert Pietrusko (MArch ‘12) appointed assistant professor of landscape architecture and urban planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/robert-pietrusko-march-12-appointed-assistant-professor-of.html The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Gerard Pietrusko (MArch, &lsquo;12) as Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, effective July 1, 2014. Architecture News 563194 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Alumni Q+A: Michael Lehrer FAIA, MArch '78 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-michael-lehrer-faia-march-78.html As chair of the GSD Alumni Council, Michael's ties to the School are strong. Since graduating in 1978, he has worked at various design offices, including Frank O. Gehry and Associates, before founding his own practice, Lehrer Architects, in 1985. Alumni News 563191 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Loebs on the Greenway http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-on-the-greenway.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/janetechelman.html" target="_blank">Janet Echelman</a> (LF '08) will soon join <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ross-miller.html" target="_blank">Ross Miller</a> (LF '93) as a featured artist along the Boston Greenway. Echelman&rsquo;s floating sculpture will hover over the Greenway next year, suspended from neighboring buildings.</p> <p>Miller welcomes the company for his sculpture Harbor Fog, installed in 2009. Created from granite blocks of a seawall uncovered during construction, the boat-shaped form has lighting, fog and sound that respond to activity in the environment.</p> <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-on-the-greenway/">Read more in the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 563184 Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Jennifer Siegal, Designing for Liberty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jennifer-siegal-designing-for-liberty.html It should come as no surprise that <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jennifersiegal.html">Jennifer Siegal</a> (LF &rsquo;03), whose <span class="target-blank">Office of Mobile Design</span> is known for sustainable design and innovative mobile structures, led a prize-winning team in the &ldquo;Designing for Free Speech&rdquo; challenge. OMD&rsquo;s entry is Industrial Up-Cycling: the Pop-Up SoapBox, a movable flexible performance space made of recycled parts discarded by the aerospace industry. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/jennifer-siegal-designing-for-liberty/">Read more in the <em>LOEBlog</em></a> Loeb Fellowship News 563180 Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Ana Gelabert Appointed Advisor to to Zhuhai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ana-gelabert-appointed-advisor-to-to-zhuhai.html <div>Ana Gelabert-Sanchez (LF &rsquo;11, MLA) was selected to be part of a team of international advisors working with Zhuhai, China, to assist the city in becoming &ldquo;one of the most habitable environmentally friendly waterside cities in Asia.&rdquo; <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/ana-gelabert-appointed-advisor-to-to-zhuhai/"><span class="target-blank"><span class="target-blank"><span class="target-blank">R</span></span></span><span class="more-link">ead more</span> in the <em>LOEBlog</em>.</a></div> Loeb Fellowship News 563181 Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko lectures in Chile http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-lectures-in-chile.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a> (professor in residence of art, design and the public domain) recently presented his work in a public lecture in Santiago, Chile, as part of the <a href="http://drclas.harvard.edu/event/artsdrclas-wodiczko">ARTS@DRCLAS Overseas Faculty Series</a>. The talk was the first phase of the<em> </em>Designing for Civic Engagement:&nbsp;Instruments of Expression, Dialogue and Collective Critique&nbsp;research project,&nbsp;exploring alternative forms of informal learning using new design technologies. Faculty News 563176 Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 UPD Students Embrace Bicycling to Work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-embrace-bicycling-to-work.html Spread out across the globe to engage in summer research and employment, numerous GSD <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html">Urban Planning and Design</a> students are embracing the bicycle as a means of commuting to work. Jonathan Goldman and Ginny Keesler (both MUP &rsquo;15) have encountered both challenges and rewards while cycling to their internships with the NYC Department of City Planning. Student News 563167 Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Jeanne Gang makes a splash http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-makes-a-splash.html Catching up on a recent <em>New Yorker,</em> we came across a great profile of Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) and Studio Gang's work on the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Want to know more about what makes her tick? Dig into "<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/05/19/140519fa_fact_waldman">The Urban Wild</a>," in the May 19 issue. Alumni News 563165 Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood launches joint Irish research initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-launches-joint-irish-research-initiative.html Niall Kirkwood (professor of landscape architecture and technology) recently inaugurated a joint research initiative, &ldquo;Urban Ireland: The City of Belfast as a Laboratory of Change,&rdquo; at the University of Ulster School of the Built Environment in Belfast, Northern Ireland. To commemorate the project launch, Kirkwood gave a keynote lecture this month at the University. Faculty News 563159 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Bradley Cantrell (MLA ‘03) appointed associate professor of landscape architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bradley-cantrell-mla-03-appointed-associate-professor-of.html <p class="p1">The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Bradley Cantrell (MLA &lsquo;03) as Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 563155 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau keynotes at HistoriCity Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-keynotes-at-historicity-conference.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eve-blau.html">Eve Blau</a> (adjunct professor of the history of urban form) Julie Buckler (professor of Slavic literature) delivered keynote addresses, at the International Conference on HistoriCity: Urban Space and Changing Historical Culture in Moscow last month. Faculty News 563153 Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Resiliency partners: the Rebuild by Design winners http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/resiliency-partners-the-rebuild-by-design-winners.html HUD has announced 6 winning design proposals in the Rebuild by Design competition to increase climate resiliency in NY and NJ coastal communities.&nbsp; One of the winning teams is led by Interboro, founded by Dan D&rsquo;Oca (design critic in urban planning and design and MUP &lsquo;02),&nbsp;Tobias Armborst, (MAUD '02) and Georgeen Theodore (MAUD '02), and includes Reese Fayde (LF &lsquo;79) of RFA Investors. Alumni News 563149 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Christina Geros Wins Radcliffe Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christina-geros-wins-radcliffe-competition.html Despite stiff competition, Christina Geros (MAUD, MLA '15) has emerged as the winner in the Radcliffe Public Art Competition with &ldquo;Latent (e)Scapes,&rdquo; an interactive installation now in Radcliffe Yard.<em></em> Alumni News 563146 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Natalia Gaerlan dreams big http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/natalia-gaerlan-dreams-big.html <p>Natalia Gaerlan (MUP '14) can run 100 meters in 11.84 seconds, design a public park, identify the native plants of North America, chat in Ukrainian, pole vault, bake a cake that looks like a watering can, recite plot lines from both "Downton Abbey" and "The Walking Dead," and win $20,000 on the game show "Wheel of Fortune.&rdquo; Want to know more? Read her <em>Harvard Gazette</em> profile &ldquo;<a class="target-blank" href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/05/learning-from-nature-native-peoples/">Learning from nature, native peoples</a>.&rdquo;</p> Student News 563136 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Urban Theory Lab profiled by Harvard Weatherhead Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/urban-theory-lab-profiled-by-harvard-weatherhead-center.html <span>The work of the Urban Theory Lab at the&nbsp;<span>Harvard Graduate School of Design&nbsp;</span>was recently profiled in&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://wcfia.harvard.edu/publications/epicenter/may_2014">Epicenter</a></em><span>, the web newsletter of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.</span> Faculty News 563133 Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Video animation by Chris Bennett (MDes '15) featured in Atlantic's CityLab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/video-animation-by-chris-bennett-mdes-15-featured-in-atlantic.html <span>Chris Bennett's (MDes '15) video animation on the extended urbanization of the atmosphere was featured in </span><span><em>The Atlantic</em>'s&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://goo.gl/AYQ0Sh">C</a><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ityLab</span></em><span>.</span> MDes News 563134 Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD Students join the WorldWide Storefront http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-join-the-worldwide-storefront.html Ashley Mendelsohn (MDesS '14) and&nbsp;Craig Reschke (MLA '15), along with Ann Lui, Larisa Ovalles and Ben Widger are one of the 10 winning teams of the WorldWide Storefront competition for art &amp; architecture. They will present their project, the Spectacle Syndicate, an itinerant event venue located on the back of a traveling truck, in the fall. Landscape Architecture News 563132 Thu, 29 May 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-the-2014-venice-architecture-biennale.html <span>Harvard GSD students collaborate with Biennale curator Rem Koolhaas on central exhibition; faculty and alumni on exhibit; launch of redesigned&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Design Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 563122 Thu, 29 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 GSD at Rob/Arch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-rob-arch.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a> (professor of architectural technology, co-director of the <a title="Doctor of Design Program" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/academic-programs/doctoral-programs/ddes/index.html">DDes Program</a> and director of the GSD Technology Platform)<strong> </strong>and a group of GSD students joined hundreds of artists, designers, fabricators and industry leaders at Rob|Arch 2014, a biannual conference created by the Association for Robots in Architecture. Alumni News 563115 Tue, 27 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 To make a big impact, Design Challenge winners say think small http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/want-to-make-a-big-impact-design-challenge-winners-say-think.html <p>Dean Mohsen Mostafavi of the&nbsp;Graduate School of Design&nbsp;and Dean Cherry Murray of the&nbsp;School of Engineering and Applied Sciences&nbsp;announced the winner of the Deans' Design Challenge during Demo Day at the Harvard Innovation Lab.</p> DDes/PhD News 563111 Fri, 23 May 2014 10:00:00 -0400 GSD students win KPF Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-kpf-fellowships.html Two of the 3 winners of the KPF Traveling Fellowships this year are MArch I students Kevin Murray and Joanie Tom. The awardees were selected by a jury that includes Cathleen McGuigan (editor of <em>Architectural Record </em>and LF &rsquo;93) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a> (assistant professor of architecture). Architecture News 563108 Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Harvard GSD announces winner of the Wheelwright Prize 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-announces-winner-of-the-wheelwright-prize-2014.html <span>Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design (GSD), is pleased to announce that Jose M. Ahedo, an architect based in Barcelona, Spain, is the winner of the 2014 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship aimed at fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.</span> Architecture News 563105 Wed, 21 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Theaster Gates to lead Place Project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/theaster-gates-to-lead-place-project.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/theastergates.html">Theaster Gates</a> (LF '11) now has an extra $3.5 million to put toward using the arts and culture to strengthen communities, courtesy of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/knight-foundation-puts-its-muscle-behind-theaster-gates/">Read about it</a> in the <em>LOEBlog</em>. Loeb Fellowship News 563104 Tue, 20 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Meet the Deans' Design Challenge finalists http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/meet-the-deans-design-challenge-finalists.html <span style="font-size: 15.0150146484375px; line-height: 1.4666em;">In March, the deans announced <a class="target-blank" href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/03/meeting-the-challenges/">18 finalists in the deans innovation challenges</a>, including four from the GSD. We sat down with the Design Challenge finalists to find out more about their propsals and what winning the challenge<span>&mdash;</span><em></em><span>and its $50,000 prize<span>&mdash;</span>would mean to them.</span></span> DDes/PhD News 563100 Tue, 20 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh named GSD Class Day speaker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-named-gsd-class-day-speaker.html <a class="target-blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2014/05/van-valkenburgh-gsd-class-day-speaker"></a><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-van-valkenburgh.html">Michael Van Valkenburgh</a>,<span>&nbsp;Eliot professor in practice of landscape architecture, will be the Harvard Graduate School of Design Class Day speaker on May 28.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563101 Tue, 20 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alumni awarded Graham Foundation Grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-awarded-graham-foundation-grants.html <span>The GSD is well represented among the&nbsp;<span>The Graham Foundation's 2014 Grants to Individuals.</span></span> Alumni News 563092 Mon, 19 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Leif Estrada (MLA/MDes '14) wins Fisher Prize for Excellence in GIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/leif-estrada-mla-mdes-14-wins-fisher-prize-for-excellence-in-gis.html Leif Estrada (MLA/MDes '14) has won the 2014 Howard T. Fisher Prize for Excellence in GIS (Graduate Category) for his entry, &ldquo;Temporal Morphology: Synthetic Growth and Natural Decline of Alameda Island.&rdquo; Landscape Architecture News 563098 Mon, 19 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Student research featured in Landscape Architecture Frontiers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-theses-research-projects-featured-in-landscape.html <p>Research projects by Alexander Arrojo (MLA '13) and Daia Stutz (MLAUD '13) were featured in the February issue of<em>&nbsp;Landscape Architecture Frontiers.</em></p> Alumni News 563082 Fri, 16 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 GA Collaborative receives EDRA's 2014 Place Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ga-collaborative-receives-edra-s-2014-place-design-award.html GA Collaborative, the non-profit design organization of Zaneta Hong (lecturer in landscape architecture and MLA I '07), Michael Leighton Beaman (MArch '03), James Setzler (MArch '05), and Yutaka Sho (MArch '05) is EDRA's 2014 Place Design Award recipient for the &ldquo;Masoro Village Project." Faculty News 563083 Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Hart Howerton Fellowship awarded to two GSD students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hart-howerton-fellowship-awarded-to-two-gsd-students.html <p>Daniel Tool (MAUD '15) and Baha Sadreddin (MDes '15) each receive the Hart Howerton Fellowship for their proposals to research the relationship between the unique landscapes of Sweden, Finland, and Norway and their design cultures, and European eco-districts, respectively.</p> MDes News 563086 Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 MDes student awarded Davis Center’s GIS Prize for Excellence in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdes-student-awarded-davis-center-s-gis-prize-for-excellence-in.html Ana Maria Quir&oacute;s (MDes '15) is awarded the third GIS Prize for Excellence in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies from the Harvard University Davis Center. MDes News 562964 Thu, 15 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Materials Collection featured on Harvard Library website http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/materials-collection-featured-on-harvard-library-website.html A <a class="target-blank" href="http://library.harvard.edu/05092014-1015/materials-collection-frances-loeb-library?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=5.13.14%20(1)">recent article</a> on the Harvard Library website explains how the&nbsp;<a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-508844 target-blank" href="/loeblibrary/collections/materials-collection/index.html">Materials Collection</a>&nbsp;at the GSD's&nbsp;Frances Loeb&nbsp;Library&nbsp;<span class="s1">is helping students and faculty re-imagine possibilities in the constructed environment.&nbsp;</span> Loeb Library News 563084 Thu, 15 May 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Henk Ovink's "Design and Politics" studio makes headlines http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/henk-ovink-s-design-and-politics-studio-makes-headlines.html Two articles have been published about Henk Ovink's urban planning and design studio "Design and Politics: Managing Risks and Vulnerabilities." Urban Planning and Design News 562963 Thu, 15 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim speaks at The Arts Club of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-speaks-at-the-arts-club-of-chicago.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/charles-waldheim.html">Charles Waldheim</a><span>, FAAR, John E. Irving Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, delivered a public lecture to The Arts Club of Chicago on the subject of his forthcoming book-length history of Chicago&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Hare International Airport</span><span>.</span> Faculty News 562962 Wed, 14 May 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Jill Desimini to present at the Library of Congress on May 16 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jill-desimini-to-present-at-the-library-of-congress-on-may-16.html Jill Desimini, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, will give a talk at the Library of Congress on Friday, May 16 at 1:30pm as part of its conference <em>From Terra to Terabytes: The History of 20<sup>th</sup> Century Cartography and Beyond</em>. Faculty News 562958 Wed, 14 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Sarah Elkin’s Tiny Taxonomy exhibited in London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-sarah-elkin-s-tiny-taxonomy-exhibited-in-london.html The garden exhibit Tiny Taxonomy, designed by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rosetta-elkin.html">Rosetta Elkin</a> (lecturer of landscape architecture) will be on display at Belgrave Square in London May 16-31. Faculty News 562960 Wed, 14 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau speaks in Berlin http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-speaks-in-berlin.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eve-blau.html">Eve Blau</a> (adjunct professor of the history of urban form) spoke in Berlin at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt symposium <strong>City, Religion, Capitalism: Turning Points of Civilization</strong>, which featured the world premier of three films directed by Alexander Kluge. DDes/PhD News 562957 Tue, 13 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 UPD Students Sweep Awards in Affordable Housing Development Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-sweep-awards-in-affordable-housing-development.html All three winning teams in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston&rsquo;s annual Affordable Housing Development Competition featured members of the Urban Planning and Design Department. Architecture News 562953 Fri, 09 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Somayeh Chitchian wins ESRI Student of the Year Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/somayeh-chitchian-wins-esri-student-of-the-year-award.html First year DDes student Somayeh Chitchian has won the ESRI Development Center Student of the Year Award for her work &ldquo;Middle Eastern Immigration Landscape in America.&rdquo; DDes/PhD News 562950 Fri, 09 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Andrew Witt rediscovers Heinrich Heidersberger http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrew-witt-rediscovers-heinrich-heidersberger.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrew-witt.html">Andrew Witt</a> (lecturer in architecture) has a new book out. <em>Light Harmonies. The Rhythmograms</em> introduces a little-known detour within the work of architectural photographer Heinrich Heidersberger. His ethereal prints, created in the 1950s and &lsquo;60s with a light-capturing apparatus of his own design, bridge the work of early modernists and the future of algorithmic art and architecture. <a href="http://www.hatjecantz.de/heinrich-heidersberger-5973-1.html">Learn more</a> about the book.</p> Architecture News 562944 Thu, 08 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Michelle Franco wins AAUW Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michelle-franco-wins-aauw-fellowship.html Michelle Arevalos Franco (MLA I &rsquo;15) recently received the news that she won the American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowship. The prize provides $18k to fund Franco&rsquo;s last year at Harvard and any research or independent projects she takes on during the fellowship year. Landscape Architecture News 562942 Thu, 08 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Professors Richard Peiser and Dan Bergstresser share lessons learned from the sales of bank-owned real estate in the 1980’s http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professors-richard-peiser-and-dan-bergstresser-share-lessons.html GSD Professor <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/richard-peiser.html">Richard Peiser</a> and Brandeis Professor Dan Bergstresser just published an article on the sales experience &nbsp;by the Resolution Trust Corporation in the aftermath of the Savings and Loan Crisis of the late 1980s-early 1990s. Faculty News 562932 Wed, 07 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Benedito's OFICINAA on cover of Landscape Architecture Frontiers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oficinaa-s-project-on-cover-of-landscape-architecture-frontiers.html Oficinaa, the firm of Silvia Benedito (assistant professor in landscape architecture) and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch II '04) is featured in <em>Landscape Architecture Frontiers</em> with the project &ldquo;Lichtung.&rdquo; Alumni News 562934 Wed, 07 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 GSD Alumna receives 2014 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumna-receives-2014-cooper-hewitt-national-design-award.html San Francisco based Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, founded by GSD alumna Andrea Cochran, has received the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for 2014 Alumni News 562933 Wed, 07 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 GSD teams contribute to affordable housing discussion in Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-teams-contribute-to-affordable-housing-discussion-in-boston.html Teams of GSD students took first and second prize in the Greater Boston Affordable Housing Development Competition 2014, tackling issues of housing affordable to those with a median household income. Architecture News 562931 Wed, 07 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 New online home for the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-center-for-green-buildings-and-cities.html <p><span>The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities has launched a new website at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://cgbc.gsd.harvard.edu">cgbc.gsd.harvard.edu</a><span>.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">The Center, established in January&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">as&nbsp;one of the three major University initiatives supported by Evergrande Group,</span><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">&nbsp;aims to transform the building industry through a commitment to design-centric strategy that directly links research outcomes to the development of new processes, systems, and products.</span></p> GSD Announcements/Alerts 562929 Wed, 07 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Hashim Sarkis looks back at the work of Assem Salam and his influence on urban development in Beirut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hashim-sarkis-looks-back-at-the-work-of-assem-salam-and-his.html <p>Annahar, a daily newspaper in Beirut features Professor Hashim Sarkis as he recalls the mission of late Beirut architect Assem Salam.</p> Faculty News 562927 Mon, 05 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD celebrates impact & engagement in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-celebrates-impact-engagement-in-japan.html 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. Alumni News 562922 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:45:00 -0400 Alumni Q+A: Joey Pitt MDesS '08 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-joey-pitt-mdess-08.html <p>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.</p> Alumni News 562921 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Master of Design Studies, 30 Years Later http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/master-of-design-studies-30-years-later.html <span>This fall, the GSD will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Master of Design Studies program. Read m</span><span>ore about its inception, its growth, and ongoing plans to support the School's&nbsp;research agenda.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 562920 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Stoss "inspires" in this month's Elle Decor http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-shakes-things-up-in-may-s-elle-decor.html Stoss Landscape Urbanism featured as "Inspiration" in May issue of <em>Elle Decor.</em> Faculty News 562914 Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 MUP students recognized for transportation work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mup-students-recognized-for-transportation-work.html <p>Several urban planning students have been recognized recently for their work in transportation. Dave Ginsberg, Phillip Baker, Ted Conrad, and Ed Meng, all MUP &rsquo;14, have received honors and fellowships at Harvard and elsewhere.&nbsp;</p> Research News 562916 Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD alums win honor for Mexico World Expo proposal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-win-honor-for-mexico-world-expo-proposal.html <p>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.</p> Alumni News 562913 Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Designing with air and water: Luis Callejas talks with Section Cut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-with-air-and-water-luis-callejas-talks-with-section.html <p>In the latest of <em>Section Cut</em> website&rsquo;s<em> </em>&ldquo;Giants!&rdquo; series, an interview<em> </em>with <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) offers a glimpse of this cross-disciplinary architect&rsquo;s intelligence and vision and the reasons he keeps attracting awards and important commissions.</p> Listen to the <a href="http://sectioncut.com/brains/giants/">interview</a>. Alumni News 562900 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD announces 2014 Community Service Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-2014-community-service-fellowship-program-fellows.html 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. Architecture News 562898 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Announcing the 2014-15 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows.html <p>The Loeb Fellowship cast a wide net for next year&rsquo;s Fellows and once again has selected&nbsp;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&rsquo;s first television talk show host!</p> Meet the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows/#more-8954">2014-15 Loeb class</a> Architecture News 562897 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Sara Zewde (MLA ’15) named National Olmsted Scholar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-zewde-mla-15-named-national-olmsted-scholar.html Sara Zewde (MLA &rsquo;15) has been recognized as the 2014 graduate level&nbsp;National Olmsted Scholar. The award is the highest honor in the Landscape Architecture Foundation&rsquo;s Olmsted Scholars Program, the premier national award program for landscape architecture students. Landscape Architecture News 562881 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Lynn Richards’s Season of Renewal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lynn-richards-s-season-of-renewal.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/lynn-richards.html">Lynn Richards</a> (LF and Lincoln/Loeb Fellow &rsquo;13) has barely had time to share the exciting news of her appointment as President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, yet she hasn&rsquo;t waited to dig into her new role. She officially starts July 1, but she&rsquo;s already there part time. &ldquo;While I was sad to leave EPA and all the good work the Smart Growth Program has done, I am absolutely thrilled to lead an organization known for innovative design and building great places.&rdquo; &nbsp;</p> <p>Read more on the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/lynn-richardss-season-of-renewal/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> Loeb Fellowship News 562876 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Thinking like the Dutch: New York Times features Henk Ovink for his work in Hurricane Sandy aftermath http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thinking-like-the-dutch-new-york-times-features-henk-ovink-for.html The New York Times featured GSD Design Critic and former director of Spatial Planning and Water Management in the Netherlands Henk Ovink for his post-Hurricane Sandy work. Faculty News 562877 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Shanxi art museum by Preston Scott Cohen, Inc., featured on April cover of AIA Architect magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architect-magazine-april-cover-features-new-art-museum-by.html The Taiyuan Museum of Art, designed by <a href="http://www.pscohen.com/index.html">Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.</a>, is featured on the April cover of <a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/table-of-contents/the-magazine.aspx">Architect</a>, the magazine of the American Institute of Architects. Faculty News 562869 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Loeb Library hosts faculty book launch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lobe-library-hosts-faculty-book-launch.html <span>The current exhibition in Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s Frances Loeb Library may celebrate the digital revolution in design, but if last week&rsquo;s faculty book launch is any indication, print is alive and well at the GSD.</span> Faculty News 562866 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:00:00 -0400 MDesS student receives honorable mention for National Geographic Award in mapping http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdes-student-receives-honorable-mention-for-national-geographic.html Leif Estrada (MLA/MDesS in Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology) has received honorable mention in the 2014 National Geographic Award in Mapping for "Morphology: Synthetic Growth + Natural Decline." Estrada created his submission in the fall course &ldquo;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/ses-05344-fall-2013.html">Maps and Mapping</a>&rdquo; taught by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/charles-waldheim.html">Charles Waldheim</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/matthew-wilson.html">Matthew Wilson</a>. Faculty News 562868 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Noam Dvir on tech company architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/noam-dvir-on-tech-company-architecture.html Noam Dvir (MAUD) has had a critical review published in the recent issue of the prestigious magazine <em>Art in America,</em> in which he examines the explosive trend of tech firm expansion and corporate brand expression through architecture. Architecture News 562874 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Neil Brenner announces new publication http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/neil-brenner-announces-new-publication.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/neil-brenner.html">Neil Brenner</a> (professor of urban theory and director of the Urban Theory Lab) has just published a new edited volume, <em>Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization</em> (Berlin: Jovis, 2014).&nbsp; Through classic and contemporary essays, including one by <a href="http://www.urbantheorylab.net/people/nikos-katsikis/">Nikos Katsikis</a> (DDes candidate &lsquo;14), the book explores the various theoretical, epistemological and political implications of Henri Lefebvre&rsquo;s claim<strong> </strong>that "society has been completely urbanized." DDes/PhD News 562863 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Pulitzer taps Inga Saffron http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pulitzer-taps-inga-saffron.html Not only the Philadelphia Inquirer but the Loeb Fellowship and the GSD are a-Twitter with the news that Inga Saffron (LF &rsquo;12) just won a Pulitzer for distinguished criticism. The award citation recognized &ldquo;her criticism of architecture that blends expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise.&rdquo;&nbsp; <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/holy-cow-inga-saffron/">More</a><strong></strong> Loeb Fellowship News 562860 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:01:00 -0400 Diane Davis and Onesimo Flores Dewey win outstanding author award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/diane-davis-and-onesimo-flores-dewey-win-outstanding-author.html A chapter coauthored by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/diane-davis.html">Diane Davis</a> (professor of urbanism and development) and Onesimo Flores Dewey (lecturer and senior researcher) was named an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2014 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.&nbsp;&ldquo;How to Defeat an Urban Megaproject. Lessons from Mexico City Airport Controversy,&rdquo; which appeared in <em>Research in Urban Sociology</em> last year, was called "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2013" by the Emerald Group Publishing Editors. Faculty News 562855 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wheelwright-prize-2014-finalists-announced.html Harvard University GSD is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 <a class="target-blank" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a>, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a single architect to support travel-based architectural research. Architecture News 562832 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0400 GSD team presents new affordable housing types for Brazilian cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-presents-new-affordable-housing-types-for-brazilian.html An interdisciplinary team of students led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a> (associate professor of urban design) and Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro (lecturer in urban design and MAUD '12) is working on new housing prototypes for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Ryley Poblete ( MArch II), Maynard Leon ( MArch I / MUP), Ana Victoria Ciari, Miguel Lopez Melendez&nbsp; and Long Zuo (all MAUD) are exploring how mixed income blocks can incorporate income diversity into the affordable housing market. Architecture News 562827 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Graduate students receive award at Department of Energy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/graduate-students-receive-award-at-department-of-energy.html Harvard's team of graduate students competing in the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Case Competition was recognized as presenting the "most innovative" proposal for their recommendations to improve energy efficiency in quick service restaurants. David Henning (MUP), Brian Vargo (MDesS), and Arta Yazdanseta (MDesS) from the Graduate School of Design worked on the project. MDes News 562829 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Sea Worthy: Joyce Rosenthal on preparing Boston for climate change http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sea-worthy-joyce-rosenthal-on-preparing-boston-for-climate.html The <em>Boston Globe Sunday Magazine</em> took a cold hard look at the city, what we can expect and what we need to do to prepare for the eventuality of sea-level rise and storm surge. The author looked to <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Klein Rosenthal</a> (assistant professor of urban design) for an expert view of changes necessary to protect Boston. Faculty News 562814 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Natalia Escobar wins with conservation poster presentation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/natalia-escobar-wins-with-conservation-poster-presentation.html <p>First year PhD student Natalia Escobar&nbsp;Castrillon&nbsp;won 3rd prize for her poster presentation in the conference&nbsp;''Directions in Twenty-First Century Preservation.''&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 562808 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Student team critical for Infrastructure 360 Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/student-team-critical-for-infrastructure-360-awards.html <p>A remarkable interdisciplinary team of 12 students representing all GSD departments worked with <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a> (research director of the <a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/zofnass/">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Architecture</a>) to implement the Infrastructure 360 Awards. Students in the master in design studies risk and resilience, architecture, urban design and landscape architecture programs conducted detailed project assessments to uncover the most outstanding entries.</p> Alumni News 562811 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Work of Somatic Collaborative featured in new publication http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/work-of-somatic-collaborative-featured-in-new-publication.html A collection of drawings from Somatic Collaborative, the design practice of Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design<strong>)</strong> and Anthony Acciavatti (MArch &lsquo;09), were published in <em>Globalized Water: A Question of Governance</em>. The volume is a unique scientific exploration of contemporary water management models and government issues. Alumni News 562775 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 MDes real estate students take CASE honors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdess-rebe-students-take-case-honors.html A team of MDesS ('14) students concentrating in Real Estate and the Built Environment took second place in the MIT Center for Real Estate CASE Competition. MDes News 562769 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Sergio Lopez-Pineiro awarded Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sergio-lopez-pineiro-awarded-kiley-fellowship.html Sergio Lopez-Pineiro will receive the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/landscape-architecture/kiley-teaching-fellowship.html">2014-2015 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture,</a> which recognizes and fosters emerging design educators. Faculty News 562771 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Team led by Daniel Daou wins Arquine Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-daou-wins-arquine-competition.html A team led by Daniel Daou (DDes 15) has won the 1st place in the 16<sup>th</sup> <a href="http://www.arquine.com/concurso/concurso-arquine-no-16-umbral-de-las-americas/#inicio">Arquine International Architecture Competition</a> with the entry &ldquo;Umbral de las Am&eacute;ricas.&rdquo; Collaborators include Elizabeth A&ntilde;a&ntilde;os, Adriana Chavez (MArch II, MDesS 14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD 13), Gabriel Morales (AA MArch 11), Nicolas Rivard (MAUD 12) and Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD 13). Architecture News 562758 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Perkins+Will’s Phil Harrison Named GSD Campaign Committee Co-Chair http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/perkins-will-s-phil-harrison-named-gsd-campaign-committee-co.html The President and CEO of one of the world&rsquo;s top design firms takes on key volunteer leadership role as the School prepares to launch its multi-million dollar campaign. Alumni News 562756 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Macau: Cross-border Cities exhibition opens in Hong Kong http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/macau-cross-border-cities-exhibition-opens-in-hong-kong.html Research and proposals by students of the fall 2013 &ldquo;Macau: Cross-border Cities&rdquo; <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01601-fall-2013.html">option studio</a> 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)&nbsp;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. Faculty News 562750 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Luis Callejas and Lukas Pauer on models, ruins and power http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-and-lukas-pauer-on-models-ruins-and-power.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) have recently co-authored an article entitled &ldquo;Diving head first&rdquo; in the first issue of <em>We live in models</em>, a multi-part publication of architectural theory about models, ruins and power. Alumni News 562745 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Manuel López wins second prize in Hofer competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/manuel-l-pez-wins-second-prize-in-hofer-competition.html Manuel L&oacute;pez (PhD &rsquo;18) has been awarded second prize in the Philip Hofer competition for his collection of books on 1980s Spanish architecture. Architecture News 562720 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Students Fill Key Research Roles in Two Major Projects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-fill-key-research-roles-in-two-major-projects.html The Health and Places Initiative&mdash;a joint project between the GSD and the Harvard School of Public Health&mdash;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. Faculty News 562711 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400 De Blasio taps Mitchell Silver as NY Parks Commissioner http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/de-blasio-taps-mitchell-silver-as-ny-parks-commissioner.html Mayor de Blasio has <span>selected&nbsp;</span>an innovative leader in urban planning and design, <strong>Mitch Silver </strong>(lecturer in housing and urbanization), to be Commissioner of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. Faculty News 562698 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Professor Gary Hilderbrand lectures in Athens, Greece http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-gary-hilderbrand-lectures-in-athens-greece.html 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. Faculty News 562706 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Students launch Very Vary Veri journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-launch-very-vary-veri-journal.html The newest in a long-standing tradition of student-edited journals at the GSD is about to take flight. &nbsp;Simon Battisti (MArch II &rsquo;14), Etien Santiago (PhD &lsquo;18, MArch II &lsquo;11), Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) and Patrick Boateng II (MPP &rsquo;13, MUP &lsquo;14), in collaboration with award-winning designer Boy Vereecken, are the editors (and proud parents) of the first issue of <em>Very Vary Veri</em>. Alumni News 562701 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Machado and Silvetti wins contract for Vietnamese-German University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/machado-and-silvetti-wins-contract-for-vietnamese-german.html Machado and Silvetti Associates (Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s firm) has been named general design planner for the new model campus of Vietnamese-German University in the B&igrave;nh 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. Alumni News 562696 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 On tenth anniversary, Aga Khan symposium calls for dialogue between development and conservation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-tenth-anniversary-of-aga-khan-program-symposium-calls-for.html <span>In the spirit of creating new forms of collaboration to address&nbsp;<span>contemporary design issues</span>, on March 7 the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/agakhanprogram/">Aga Khan Program</a>&nbsp;at the Harvard Graduate School of Design celebrated its tenth anniversary by joining with academics and experts from MIT&rsquo;s Aga Khan Program, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to explore&nbsp;</span><em>The Space Between Development and Conservation</em><span>&nbsp;in the Muslim world.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 562694 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Student teams win first-place awards in 2013-2014 NESEA Net-Zero Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/student-teams-win-first-place-awards-in-2013-2014-nesea-net-zero.html Two GSD student teams won first-place awards in the 2013-2014 Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) Net-Zero Energy Design Competition. Student News 562073 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 The rewards of regional cooperation: Rahul Mehrotra in Pakistan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-rewards-of-regional-cooperation-rahul-mehrotra-in-pakistan.html <strong><strong></strong></strong> <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (professor of urban planning, chairman of the Department of Urban Planning And Design and faculty of South Asia Institute) expected to give a lecture in Karachi, Pakistan, about regional affinities and mutual learning and engage in discussion with a modest audience. By the time of his talk, the event had grown to a 3-day conference, and countries throughout South Asia sent representatives. There&rsquo;s a hunger for his message of shared history, culture and cooperation.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a class="target-blank" href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/03/the-bright-side-of-pakistan/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=03.18.daily%201">The Bright Side of Pakistan</a>&rdquo; in the <em>Harvard Gazette.<br /><br /><em>Photo by Justin Stern</em><br /></em></p> Faculty News 562079 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Richard Peiser to give UDIA keynote address in Brisbane on March 26 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-peiser-to-give-udia-keynote-address-in-brisbane-on-march.html Richard Peiser, Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at GSD, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the <span class="target-blank">National Congress of the Urban Development Institute of Australia</span> (UDIA) in Brisbane on March &nbsp;26, 2014.&nbsp; Faculty News 562074 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:00:00 -0400 Lindsay Woodson earns Ash Center fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lindsay-woodson-earns-ash-center-fellowship.html <p>Lindsay Woodson (MDesS &lsquo;15) will be working in the LA Mayor's Office Department of Homeland Security this summer, courtesy of a fellowship from the HKS Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Her internship will pair her with Dr. Lucy Jones, a US Geological Services seismologist, to create resiliency policies and plans for the city.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ash.harvard.edu/Home/Students-Education/Student-Support/Summer-Learning-Opportunities/Summer-Fellowship/Summer-2014-Project-Proposals">Learn more</a> about the Ash Center summer 2014 fellowship project proposals.</p> MDes News 562072 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Ann Whiteside honored for SAHARA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ann-whiteside-honored-for-sahara.html <strong>Ann Whiteside</strong> (librarian and assistant dean for information resources) was awarded the Nancy De Laurier Award from the Visual Resources Association on March 13th. The award honors an achievement of global significance for the image community, the <strong>SAHARA digital archive of architectural images</strong> Faculty News 562070 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Mendelsohn receives Bok teaching award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mendelsohn-receives-bok-teaching-award.html For the excellence of&nbsp;her work with students and her strong commitment to teaching during the fall 2013 term, Ashley Mendelsohn&nbsp;(MDesS &rsquo;14) has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning in cooperation with the dean of undergraduate education. &nbsp;Mendelsohn&nbsp;is 2 for 2: she won the award for the spring 2013 semester as well. MDes News 562067 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Stoss and SHoP rise to the top in Connected City Design Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-and-shop-rise-to-the-top-in-connected-city-design.html A vision created by Chris Reed&rsquo;s firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism in collaboration with SHoP Architects has been selected as the jury&rsquo;s choice in the Dallas Connected City Design Challenge, initiated to reunite downtown Dallas and the Trinity River. GSD alums Amy Whitesides (MLA '12), Mariusz Klemens (MAUD '12) and Ellen Garrett (MLA '13) were on the Stoss team. Alumni News 562065 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 MDesS students win low-energy design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdess-students-win-low-energy-design-competition.html Two GSD student teams recently won first-place awards in the 2013-14&nbsp;NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Net-Zero Energy Design Competition. &nbsp;&nbsp;The competition called for low-energy, high aesthetic architectural designs supported by energy simulation analysis for a variety of building types in Holyoke, Mass. Alumni News 562057 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Mining her success: Xiaoxuan Lu gives Yixi talk http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mining-her-success-xiaoxuan-lu-gives-yixi-talk.html Xiaoxuan Lu (MLA &rsquo;12) has become a bit of a celebrity as a result of her <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-keynote-lecture-for-re-calibrating.html">YIXI</a>&nbsp;talk (similar to TED Talks), combining her <a href="http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k95375&amp;pageid=icb.page586309">Penny White Fund research</a> and her <a href="http://www.asla.org/2012studentawards/124.html">ASLA award-winning thesis.</a> Alumni News 562060 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 International Women's Day marks time to reflect on status of women in design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/international-women-s-day-marks-time-to-reflect-on-status-of.html <span>Monday, March 10 marked the first-ever celebration of International&nbsp;Women's Day at the Harvard Graduate School of Design with an afternoon tea, co-sponsored by Women in Design and the Office of the Dean.&nbsp;</span> Student News 562053 Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori Architect wins two AIA New York Merit Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-architecture-wins-aia-new-york-merit-awards.html <a class="target-blank target-blank" title="Toshiko Mori Architect" href="http://www.tmarch.com/">Toshiko Mori Architect</a> receives two 2014 AIA New York Chapter Merit Awards for the projects <em>House in Ghent</em> and <em>Sinthian Cultural Center and Artists' Residence</em>. Faculty News 562047 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD team finalist for Hines Student Urban Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-hines-student-urban-design-competition.html Five GSD students spent J-Term preparing their entry for the Urban Land Institute&rsquo;s 2014 Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition and were rewarded with the news that they made it to the final round. The GSD team&ndash;Mikhail Thomas Grinwald (MArch), team leader Wajeha Qureshi (MDesS), PG-Human Smit (MUD), Aliza Sovani (MLA) and Sonja Vangjeli (MLA), advised by faculty adviser Richard Peiser&ndash; is 1 of four out of 163 in North America invited to compete for the grand prize. Architecture News 562045 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Hashim Sarkis on getting to a better Beirut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hashim-sarkis-on-getting-to-a-better-beirut.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/a-hashim-sarkis.html">Hashim Sarkis</a> (Aga Khan professor of landscape architecture and urbanism in Muslim societies)&nbsp;hopes Beirut can learn from the experience of other cities in mediating between modernization and historic preservation for the city&rsquo;s decision about constructing the Fouad Boutros Bridge in Ashrafieh. Engaging community and innovative problem solving are essential, he comments in the <em>Daily Star</em>. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2014/Mar-05/249248-ashrafieh-opposes-a-bridge-too-far.ashx#axzz2v16cR2Yy">Ashrafieh opposes a bridge too far</a>.&rdquo; Faculty News 562038 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Loeb alums elected to FAIA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-alums-elected-to-faia.html Loebs <a href="http://www.arch.utah.edu/?faculty_and_staff%3Ebrenda_case_scheer" target="_blank">Brenda Case Scheer</a> (LF &rsquo;90) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jamesbrown.html" target="_blank">James Brown</a> (LF &rsquo;09) are among the 139 American Institute of Architects members elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows this year for their contributions to architecture and society and achievements of excellence. Read more in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-elected-to-faia/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Architecture News 562035 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Career Center and HUPO Host Career Events http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/career-center-and-hupo-host-career-events.html On February 28, GSD Career Services hosted the second annual Planning Careers Expo, where representatives from public, private, and nonprofit agencies&mdash;including GSD alums&ndash;met with students interested in jobs and summer internships in the planning fields. Alumni News 562031 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Sun-Young Park appointed assistant professor at George Mason University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sun-young-park-appointed-assistant-professor-at-george-mason.html <span>PhD candidate Sun-Young Park has been appointed A</span><span>ssistant Professor of History specializing in 19th century Europe</span><span>&nbsp;at George Mason University's Department of History and Art History.</span> DDes/PhD News 562018 Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0500 Spark Grant awarded to Michael Van Valkenburgh for GSD master class http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/spark-grant-awarded-to-professor-van-valkenburgh-for-gsd-master.html Michael Van Valkenburgh, <span>the Charles Eliot Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture,</span>&nbsp;has received a Spark Grant from the Harvard Institute for Teaching and Learning (HILT) to suport development of a new master class. Faculty News 562009 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:00:00 -0500 DDes conference offers new perspectives on urban metabolism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ddes-conference-offers-new-perspectives-on-urban-metabolism.html <span>&ldquo;Projective Views on Urban Metabolism,&rdquo; 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.</span> Architecture News 561998 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Building Resilience: Can design make a difference? http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/building-resilience-can-design-make-a-difference.html <span>This year&rsquo;s Lincoln/Loeb Fellow Helen Lochhead has been following the progress of the Rebuild by Design teams and finds much to inspire hope for a more climate-resilient urban landscape. Read her reflections in the&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/building-resilience-can-design-make-a-difference/">LOEBlog</a>.</em> Loeb Fellowship News 562003 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Rapid response: GSD team’s Tohoku Recovery competition win http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rapid-response-gsd-team-s-tohoku-recovery-competition-win.html <p class="yiv9060365212msonormal">A team of GSD students, led by Kristen Hunter (DDes) and advised by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a> (professor of urban planning and design), traveled to Japan this month to collect an award, meet with officials and tour the Tohoku region devastated by compound disasters in 2011.&nbsp;</p> DDes/PhD News 561994 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Faculty Brownfield Book in Translations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-brownfield-book-in-translations.html 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 &amp; Building Press Inc of Beijing. Faculty News 561990 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Emily Lloyd Tapped by DiBlasio for DEP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/emily-lloyd-tapped-by-diblasio-for-dep.html NYC Mayor Bill DiBlasio has turned to a seasoned administrator &ndash; and Loeb alum &ndash; to head the Department of Environmental Protection in his new administration. Emily Lloyd (LF &rsquo;81) was commissioner under Mayor Bloomberg from 2005-08, so she&rsquo;s no stranger to the workings of city government and the agency; she&rsquo;s welcomed by agency staff and environmental advocates alike. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/emily-lloyd-tapped-by-diblasio-for-dep/">Read more at the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 561992 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 DC’s “Futurist-in-Chief” Goes National http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dc-s-futurist-in-chief-goes-national.html <span><img class="rubycontent-asset rubycontent-asset-612113" title="harriet tregoning" src="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/6/1/v3/612113.jpg?_=1393362485292" alt="harriet tregoning" width="211" height="270" />Harriet Tregoning (LF &rsquo;04) has left her post as DC planning director to become director of HUD&rsquo;s&nbsp;Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities. See more at the <em><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/dcs-futurist-in-chief-goes-national/">LOEBlog</a></em>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 561997 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 The architect as storyteller: students envision a new Menokin plantation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-architect-as-storyteller-students-envision-a-new-menokin.html <span>The ruins of the 18</span><span>th</span><span>&nbsp;century Menokin plantation are poised for rebirth, nurtured by the creative efforts of Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) his firm Machado and Silvetti and students of the spring 2013 studio, &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201240&amp;course=STU-01314-00">Ruins, Memory and the Imagination</a><span>.&rdquo; Student projects are currently featured in an exhibit at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond through April 27.</span> Architecture News 561989 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 DRG soars at 2014 Cevisama http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/drg-soars-at-2014-cevisama.html <p>Floating <span>overhead</span>&nbsp;like a giant pair of wings at the 2014 Cevisama exhibition is a ceramic structure created by the GSD Design Robotics Group. It&rsquo;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.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 561986 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 GSD alums win second prize in Chilean tower competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-win-second-prize-in-chilean-tower-competition.html <span>Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &rsquo;12, DDes candidate) and Tomas Folch (MLA I &rsquo;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.</span> Alumni News 561983 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Luis Callejas’s work exhibited at Pinkcomma Gallery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-s-work-exhibited-at-pinkcomma-gallery.html Luis Callejas&rsquo;s work will be exhibited at the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" title="Pinkcomma " href="http://www.pinkcomma.com/">Pinkcomma Gallery</a>&nbsp;in Boston, MA beginning February 20. Faculty News 561979 Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 APA Presidents discuss the future of planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/apa-presidents-discuss-the-future-of-planning.html <span><span>William Anderson (MCRP &rsquo;83) and Mitch Silver,</span>&nbsp;current and former presidents of the American Planning Association,&nbsp;<span>took part in a public discussion on 2/6 called &ldquo;The Future of Planning: Perspectives of APA Presidents.&rdquo;</span></span> Alumni News 561963 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Rocker-Lange architects release design for the Hong Kong & Shenzhen bi-city biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-ingeborg-rocker-and-her-office-rocker-lange.html Rocker-Lange Architects are participating in this year&rsquo;s Hong Kong &amp; Shenzhen Biennale with their research project entitled &ldquo;The Ideal City of refigured Civic Space.&rdquo; The project will be on display until February 28th 2014 and is located in the Kwung Tong Pier. Faculty News 561954 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Faculty Profile: Ali Malkawi http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-profile-ali-malkawi.html <em>The Office of Development &amp; Alumni Relations had the opportunity to sit down with Professor&nbsp;Ali Malkawi&nbsp;during the relative quiet of January in Gund Hall. He shared his reflections on joining the GSD faculty, founding and directing the new Harvard Center for Green Building and Cities, and his professional inspirations and aspirations.</em> Alumni News 561940 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Redesigning the Urban Landscape Means Thinking Smaller http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/redesigning-the-urban-landscape-means-thinking-smaller.html The Gateway Cities initiative takes a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach to solving challenges in the urban environment. Learn more about the program and how students across the University work together to tackle redevelopment projects. Alumni News 561942 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Alumni Profile: Quilian Riano http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-profile-quilian-riano.html Critical activism plays a significant role in the work of GSD alum Quilian Riano. Read more about how he got interested in the concept, the way it influences his approach to design today, and the projects he's worked on through his studio DSGN AGNC. Alumni News 561944 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Alumni Q&A: Andrea (Andie) Cochran MLA’79 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-andrea-andie-cochran-mla-79.html Shortly after graduating from the GSD, landscape architect Andie Cochran found her home in the San Francisco Bay area, where she's been living and practicing for over 30 years. Read more as she reflects back on her time at the GSD, and shares what inspires her as a designer. Alumni News 561946 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Professor Spiro Pollalis gives the main keynote address at the Jubail 2nd City Planning Forum 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/prof-spiro-pollalis-gives-the-main-keynote-address-at-the-jubail.html Professor Spiro Pollalis gives the main keynote address during the Jubail 2nd City Planning Forum 2014. Faculty News 561932 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Professor Susan Fainstein to speak at Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-susan-fainstein-to-speak-at-centre-for-liveable-cities.html <p>On February 27 Professor Susan Fainstein will speak at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore.</p> Faculty News 561927 Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Penny White Fund winners to study bees, glaciers and skateboarders http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/penny-white-fund-winners-to-study-bees-glaciers-and.html Nowhere is the Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s commitment to holistic and innovative design solutions better illustrated than in the&nbsp;Penny White Fund&rsquo;s&nbsp;2014 prize winners. Landscape Architecture News 561926 Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Jennifer Min Lee wins APA scholarship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jennifer-min-lee-wins-apa-scholarship.html Jennifer Min Le (MUP&rsquo;14) has won the American Planning Association&rsquo;s 2013 Charles Abrams Scholarship. Student News 561925 Thu, 06 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Rahul Mehrotra featured in Section Cut launch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-featured-in-section-cut-launch.html <em>Section Cut</em>, a new website of resources for design students, emerging practitioners and design educators,&nbsp;recently launched its new &ldquo;Giants!&rdquo; series with a <a href="http://sectioncut.com/brains/giants/">profile</a> of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (chair and professor of urban planning and design). Alumni News 561906 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Behind the Lens: Iwan Baan gives impromptu photo workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/iwan-baan-gives-impromptu-photo-workshop.html <span>Over two dozen students crammed into the newly opened photo studio in the basement of Gund Hall on Wednesday for a hands-on workshop with one of the world&rsquo;s premier architectural photographers, Iwan Baan.</span> Architecture News 561904 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc., awarded the American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-associates-inc-awarded-the-american.html <span class="target-blank">Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.</span>, is awarded the <span class="target-blank">American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design</span> for their design transformation of the Brooklyn Bridge Park project Faculty News 561903 Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Next Generation Infrastructure for Sustainable Environments http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-program-for-sustainable-infrastructure-at-harvard-gsd.html <p>Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard GSD awarded Surdna Foundation research grant.<strong> </strong></p> Research News 561867 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Niall Kirkwood presents keynote lecture for ‘Re-calibrating Bangkok’s Infrastructure’ http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-keynote-lecture-for-re-calibrating.html In January 2014, Niall Kirkwood, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology presented a keynote lecture in the symposium <em>Re-Calibrating Bangkok's Infrastructure</em>, as well as participated in the symposium workshop<em></em> Faculty News 561869 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Nathan King at University of Innsbruck's Institute for Structure and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nathan-king-presents-the-results-of-his-course-innovation-in.html Nathan King (Fall 2013 Instructor of Architecture and DDes &rsquo;14) presented the results of the course relating to&nbsp;<strong><em>Innovation in Ceramics and The Future of Architectural Applications,&nbsp;</em>during the</strong>&nbsp;<strong><em>Form|Rule|RuleForm</em>&nbsp;symposium on&nbsp;<em>Self-organizing forms and processes&nbsp;</em></strong>at the University of Innsbruck Institute for Structure and Deign, Innsbruck Austria. DDes/PhD News 561866 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty at Contemporary South Asian City Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-at-contemporary-south-asian-city-conference.html The current explosive growth of South Asian cities was the impetus for the <a href="http://southasiainstitute.harvard.edu/contemporary-south-asian-city-conference/">Contemporary South Asian City Conference</a> this month in Karachi, Pakistan, where Rahul Mehrotra (chair and professor of urban planning and design) gave the first guest lecture, titled &ldquo;Kinetic City.&rdquo; He was attending as part of a Harvard team that included Spiro Pollalis (Professor of Design, Technology and Management) and Justin D. Stern (PhD student in urban planning and design), as well as representatives from the School of Public Health, South Asia Institute (a co-sponsor of the conference) and Harvard Medical School. DDes/PhD News 561872 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:00:00 -0500 GSD students publish "Beyond Participation: Community Storytelling for Self-Organization" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-publish-beyond-participation-community-storytelling.html Lizzie MacWillie (MDesS ADPD/MAUD '14) and Nicolas Rivard (MAUD '13, 2013 Global Health Corps Fellow with MASS Design) have published a paper entitled&nbsp;"Beyond Participation: Community Storytelling for Self-Organization". Student News 561862 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Finding Opportunity in Disaster: GSD team wins Toyo University academic competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/finding-opportunity-in-disaster-gsd-team-wins-toyo-university.html <span>A GSD urban planning team&rsquo;s hopeful vision of a sustainable and resilient future for the Tohoku region of Japan - devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011 - has earned first prize in Toyo University&rsquo;s Tohoku Recovery invitational academic competition. Maria Ignacia Arrasate (MDes), Elise Baudon (MUP), Natalia Gaerlan (MUP), Karina Gilbert (MAUD) and Trevor Johnson (MUP) collaborated on a team led by Kristen Hunter (DDes) and advised by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design). They will be traveling to Japan in February to receive the $10,000 award for their project &ldquo;Here Today, Here Tomorrow.&rdquo;</span> DDes/PhD News 561857 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Making Artspace: GSD student team a finalist in Upham's Corner competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/making-artspace-gsd-student-team-finalists-in-upham-s-corner.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ltmMLdZNBko?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> A team with&nbsp; Waqas Jawaid (MArch I '14), Quardean Lewis-Allen (MArch I '14) and Jonathan Crisman (Master in Architecture and in City Planning from MIT) has risen to become one of five finalists in the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative's Upham's Corner Artplace competition. Architecture News 561860 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 A new Center for Green Buildings and Cities at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-new-center-for-green-buildings-and-cities-at-the-gsd.html <span>The GSD will establish the&nbsp;Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities as&nbsp;one of the three major University initiatives supported by Evergrande Group, an&nbsp;</span><span>integrated industry leader based in China.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 561814 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Retooled: Traditional Japanese carpentry tools get new life at GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thinking-hand-exhibition.html Architecture News 561812 Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 New student publication revives the art of letter writing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-student-publication-revives-the-art-of-letter-writing.html <span>A new student publication is testing&nbsp;the epistolary form as a device for generating conversations about architecture and design.&nbsp;Launched in September 2013, each issue of&nbsp;</span><em>Open Letters&nbsp;</em><span>presents one letter addressed to a particular party, but intended for publication, about any topic relating to the design disciplines.&nbsp;</span> Student News 561806 Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500 UPD studio teams make the leap to entrepreneurship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-studio-teams-make-the-leap-to-entrepreneurship.html <p>Students teams have been pitching projects born in last semester&rsquo;s Networked Urbanism to forward-thinking municipalities and venture capitalists.&nbsp;</p> Landscape Architecture News 561802 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen’s Datong Library noted as one of ten significant projects to be completed in 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-s-datong-library-noted-as-one-of-ten.html Azure Magazine lists <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html" target="_blank">Professor Preston Scott Cohen</a>&rsquo;s Datong Library as one of ten significant projects to watch for in 2014. Architecture News 561775 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Michael Hooper publishes on the politics of renting in African urban development http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-publishes-on-the-politics-of-renting-in-african.html <p>Michael Hooper, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the GSD, publishes article on the&nbsp;politics of renting and its relationship to urban development in Africa.</p> Faculty News 561740 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Harvard team to travel to Pakistan for Urbanization Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-team-to-travel-to-pakistan-for-urbanization-conference.html <p>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.</p> DDes/PhD News 561721 Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 2014 Wheelwright Prize accepting submissions Jan 20 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2014-wheelwright-prize.html <span>Harvard GSD is pleased to announce the second edition of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a><span>, a $100,000 traveling fellowship open to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery.</span> Architecture News 561713 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Rosetta Elkin and Michael Van Valkenburgh investigate Structures of Coastal Resilience: The Ocean State http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-and-michael-van-valkenburgh-investigate-structures.html As part of a grant from the Rockefeller Center and the US Army Corps of Engineers, four teams representing four academic institutions (Harvard, Penn, Princeton and CUNY)&nbsp;are critically examining the various methods of response and reaction to shifting littoral regions along the Northeast coast. Faculty News 561641 Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:00:00 -0500 Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee share their design for a dream vacation home as part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sharon-johnston-and-mark-lee-share-their-design-for-a-dream.html As part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment, alumni and visiting critics Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee develop Casa Johnston Marklee in the Los Puertos de Beceite nature reserve of Spain. Faculty News 561695 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Distinguished planner donates papers to GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/distinguished-planner-donates-papers-to-gsd.html <span>Carol Thomas, a former instructor at the Graduate School of Design and a pioneering figure in American planning, has donated her papers to the Frances Loeb Library.&nbsp;</span> Urban Planning and Design News 561693 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:00:00 -0500 Marianne Potvin on the perils of humanitarianism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/marianne-potvin-on-the-perils-of-humanitarianism.html <p>When humanitarian relief organizations substitute for civic structures in states weakened by crisis and conflict, a new type of urbanism prevails, contends Marianne Potvin (MDesS &lsquo;13 and PhD). Too often the resulting agendas ignore or sacrifice the needs of the devastated populations they purport to serve. Potvin examines this phenomenon through the lens of &ldquo;humanitarian urbanism&rdquo; in an article for <em>Open Democracy</em> entitled "<a href="http://www.opendemocracy.net/opensecurity/marianne-potvin/kabul-humanitarian-city">Kabul: the humanitarian city</a>."</p> DDes/PhD News 561683 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Sara Hendren - still rolling over obstacles http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-hendren-still-rolling-over-obstacles.html <p>Sara Hendren (MDesS '13) is not known for drawing within the lines and she&rsquo;s not easily discouraged. She started her guerrilla art project, the Accessible Icon Project, as a provocation and conversation starter 3 years ago in Cambridge with Brian Glenney. &nbsp;By now it&rsquo;s become a global movement, seasoned by a touch of controversy, and it landed her on the front page of the <em>Boston Globe</em> Saturday. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/12/13/disability-icon-revamped-guerilla-art-project/HZDJAIORZvL68dukN9L0TL/story.html">Wheelchair icon revamped by guerrilla art project</a>.&rdquo;</p> Alumni News 561684 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Talking work with Herman Hertzberger http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/talking-work-with-herman-hertzberger.html Herman Hertzberger met recently with GSD students of the course <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01303-00-fall-2013.html"><strong>Workspheres</strong></a> to discuss what happens when buildings designed to be redesigned by their users are no longer used. Architecture News 561682 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 John E. Irving family donation kick-starts Harvard GSD Campaign http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-e-irving-family-donation-kick-starts-harvard-gsd-campaign.html <span>The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced today that John K. F. Irving (AB &rsquo;83, MBA &rsquo;89, GSD Campaign Chair) and Anne Irving Oxley, have made a significant donation of $10 million to the School in honor of their father John E. (Jack) Irving.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 561648 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0500 Peter Christensen (PhD '14) publishes Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-christensen-phd-14-publishes-architecturalized-asia.html Peter Christensen (PhD '14) publishes <em>Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History</em> which is co-edited with Vimalin Rujivacharakul, Hazel Hahn and Ken Oshima. DDes/PhD News 561665 Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:00:00 -0500 GSD students and alums take on the urban resilience challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-and-alums-take-on-the-urban-resilience-challenge.html <p>Mexico City was recently selected recently for the Rockefeller Foundation's <strong>100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge</strong>, and 6 students and alums from the GSD and HKS contributed to that success. Acting as the <strong>Agencia de Resiliencia Urbana</strong>&nbsp;(Urban Resilience Collective), Adriana Ch&aacute;vez (MDesS and MArch '14), V&iacute;ctor Rico Esp&iacute;nola (MAUD '14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD '13), Elena Tudela (MAUD '12), Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD '13) and Johanan Rivera (HKS MPAID '13) collaborated with Mexico City to create its winning proposal.</p> Alumni News 561661 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD team celebrates the opening of Retreat in Nature Horizon House in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-celebrates-the-opening-of-retreat-in-nature-horizon.html The Horizon House project developed by a team of GSD students came to fruition, and part of the team traveled to Taiki-cho, Japan for the opening event last month. Student News 561655 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Participatory Promise: Antony Gormley at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd.html <p><em>By Hope Hardesty, MLA '14</em></p> <p>For the last major lecture of the fall semester, the <strong>Margaret McCurry Lecture in Design Arts</strong>, the GSD community enjoyed an evening with celebrated British sculptor and installation artist Antony Gormley. Gormley creates spaces that encourage active participation with art rather than passive observation, calling into question the exclusivity of art along with art&rsquo;s relationship to design.&nbsp;<br /><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd-2/"><br />Read on at the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> <em>Image: Antony Gormley&rsquo;s One &amp; Other, produced by Artichoke, 2009. Photo copyright Matthew Andrews.</em> Faculty News 561657 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to edit JAE issue on CRISIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-edit-jae-issue-on-crisis.html <a title="Timothy Hyde GSD Profile" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Associate Professor Timothy Hyde</a> will be the guest editor of an issue of the <a href="https://www.acsa-arch.org/acsa-press/journal-of-architectural-education/submit-to-jae/current-calls/submit-to-69-1"><em>Journal of Architectural Education</em></a> on the theme of Crisis. Faculty News 561654 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Sai Balakrishan wins ACSP award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sai-balakrishan-wins-acsp-award.html The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning has announced its 2013 awards, and <strong>Sai Balakrishan</strong> (PhD &rsquo;13) is being honored with the Gill-Chin Lim Award for the Best Dissertation on International Planning. Her paper &ldquo;<strong>Land Conflicts and Cooperatives along Pune&rsquo;s Highways: Managing India&rsquo;s Agrarian to Urban Transition</strong>&rdquo; focuses on the challenges as India makes its conversion from an agrarian to an urban economy. Alumni News 561650 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD and Bergamo University launch Smart[er] Citizens collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-and-bergamo-university-launch-smart-er-citizens.html The <strong>Smart[er] Citizens</strong> research and teaching collaboration between the GSD and Bergamo University has launched with a one-week design workshop in Bergamo, Italy. The workshop's strategic analysis of Bergamo will form the basis for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/sci-06371-spring-2014.html">Smart[er] Cities&nbsp;</a>course being offered in the 2014 spring semester by Nashid Nabian. Alumni News 561653 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Harvard announces Deans’ Design Challenge: Urban Life 2030 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-deans-design-challenge-urban-life-2030.html A new competition chaired by GSD&nbsp;Dean <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;SEAS&nbsp;Dean <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.seas.harvard.edu/directory/camurray">Cherry Murray</a>&nbsp;challenges students to propose sustainable ideas that would improve urban life by 2030. GSD Announcements/Alerts 561357 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:00:00 -0500 Loebs and GSD faculty and students introduce Laufen Manifesto for Humane Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsd-faculty-and-students-introduce-laufen-manifesto.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8T3A4wcDWDY?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p>Design scholars and practitioners from around the world just released the <strong>Laufen Manifesto for a Humane Design Culture</strong>. They went public in a video that includes the voices of: <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andres-lepik.html">Andres Lepik</a> (LF &rsquo;12), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (chair of urban planning and design), Christian Werthmann (former chair of department of landscape architecture), Martin Rauch (Austrian artist who collaborated on the Mudworks installation), Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14, Loeblogger and chair of Women in Development) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anna-heringer.html">Anna Heringer</a> (LF &rsquo;12), along with many others. <a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV"><br /></a></p> <p><a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV">Learn more</a> about the principles they espouse.</p> Architecture News 561359 Sun, 01 Dec 2013 21:30:00 -0500 Wendy W Fok shortlisted for The Design Exchange competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wendy-fok-wins-women-in-architecture-award.html <p>Wendy W Fok (DDes &rsquo;16) announced as one of the 13 shortlisted candidates of the Emerging Designer Competition following a Canada-wide search that commenced in March 2013.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 558660 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Felipe Correa to speak on urbanism and landscape at INFONAVIT Symposium http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-to-speak-on-urbanism-and-landscape-at-infonavit.html Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design) will deliver the main lecture on urbanism and lansdcape at the&nbsp;annual INFONAVIT Conference in Mexico. Faculty News 560311 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Eve Blau presents “Mapping Hybrid Urban Conditions in Postsocialist Europe” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-presents-mapping-hybrid-urban-conditions-in.html Eve Blau presents &ldquo;Mapping Hybrid Urban Conditions in Postsocialist Europe&rdquo; at UC Berkeley on November 1 in the MAPPING AND ITS DISCONTENTS SYMPOSIUM. Faculty News 560398 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 JCHS summit focuses on community investing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jchs-summit-focuses-on-community-investing.html The Joint Center for Housing Studies symposium, &ldquo;What Works in Community Investing: A Community Development Summit,&rdquo; brought in leading community developers from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Research News 560307 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Tara Tan's CLOUD goes to Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tara-tan-s-cloud-goes-to-japan.html Tara Tan&rsquo;s (MDesS &rsquo;14) mixed media installation on memory and the city, CLOUD, is opening December 5 in Tokyo as part of Festival Tokyo. &nbsp;Through film, live performance, evocative soundscapes and twitter feeds, the performance examines the ways we remember in the digital age. MDes News 560443 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Ecosistema Urbano wins silver Taipei Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ecosistema-urbano-wins-silver-taipei-award.html Ecosistema<em> </em>Urbano, the firm of Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo (both design critics in urban planning and design), just won the<strong> Silver Award</strong>&nbsp;of the&nbsp;<strong>Taipei International Design Award 2013</strong>&nbsp;in the Public Space Design category&nbsp;. Their "Energy carousel" is the creative embodiment of a more sustainable approach to urbanism. Faculty News 559918 Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Alumni Q&A: William (Bill) Anderson http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-william-bill-anderson.html William (Bill) Anderson (MCRP &rsquo;83) is a planner living in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego with his wife, two kids and their dog. He is a principal and vice-president at AECOM, overseeing the Economics + Planning practice for the western US Design + Planning group. Alumni News 559784 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:20:00 -0500 GSD bridges gap between design and science http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-bridges-gap-between-design-and-science.html Research and collaboration is front and center at the GSD, and these days, it&rsquo;s moving design forward into areas never before ventured. The Design Robotics Group (DRG), a research unit that looks at the role of material processes and systems in the built environment, and the Responsive Environments and Artifacts Lab (REAL), have delved into the world of science through their innovative partnership with the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Alumni News 559783 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:15:00 -0500 Natalia Gaerlan (UPD ’14) featured on The Global Urbanist about natural disaster resilience in Thailand http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/natalia-gaerlan-upd-14-featured-on-the-global-urbanist-about.html Natalia Gaerlan&nbsp;visits a poor community in northern-central Thailand that has taught itself resilience in the face of recurring flooding, in part thanks to involvement in the country's very successful Baan Mankong community empowerment program. Student News 559776 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Airport Landscape exhibition featured in The Atlantic Cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/airport-landscape-exhibition-featured-in-the-atlantic-cities.html <em>Airport Landscape: Urban Ecologies in the Aerial Age</em><span>, the exhibition curated by&nbsp;</span>Charles Waldheim<span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Sonja D&uuml;mpelmann<span>, has been featured in&nbsp;</span><em>The Atlantic Cities.</em> Landscape Architecture News 559779 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0500 Kanye West meets with GSD's African American Student Union, gives impromptu talk http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kanye-west-visits-gsd.html <span>Upon invitation by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s African American Student Union, Musician/Artist Kanye West came to the School on the afternoon of Sunday, November 17.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 559363 Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:00:00 -0500 Professor Rahul Mehrotra to give keynote talk in Munich http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-rahul-mehrotra-to-give-keynote-talk-in-munich.html Faculty News 559360 Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Hyde and Eigen's Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative launches new web platform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hyde-and-eigen-s-aggregate-architectural-history-collaborative.html <span><span>The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,&nbsp;</span>which includes GSD professors&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>,&nbsp;<span>has launched a new digital platform at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">http://www.we-aggregate.org/</a><span>.</span><span><br /></span> Architecture News 558649 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0500 Mayor and planning director of Bogotá meet with students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mayor-and-planning-director-of-bogot-meet-with-students.html The planning director and mayor of the city of Bogot&aacute;, Columbia, had a lunch discussion with the GSD community on November 7, co-sponsored by HUPO. Mayor Gustavo Petro&rsquo;s visit to Harvard included a lecture titled "The Political Struggle for a Sustainable and Inclusive City." Student News 558519 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:00:00 -0500 Alex Krieger on the new new Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alex-krieger-on-the-new-new-boston.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alex-krieger.html">Alex Krieger</a> (professor of urban design) envisions Boston's future enhanced by a new public transit ring. He gave some advice to the new mayor in "<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/11/10/public-transit-ring-around-downtown/iB8G1AxN8EJGi49t7jNh2J/story.html">12 plans for Mayor Walsh&rsquo;s new Boston</a>" in the <em>Boston Sunday Globe</em>. Faculty News 558517 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 SO – IL’s Spiky installed in Beijing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-s-spiky-installed-in-beijing.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a> (associate professor of architecture) firm SO &ndash; IL completed the installation of <strong>Spiky</strong> - 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 <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Dean Mohsen Mostafavi</a>, Herzog &amp; de Meuron and Zaha Hadid. Architecture News 558253 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty in motion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-motion.html P<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">reston Scott Cohen</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a> are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference <strong><a href="http://www.gaf.ni.ac.rs/_news/_info13/ISSUES_EISENMAN_1st%20info.pdf">Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman</a></strong> in Belgrade November 11 and 12. Architecture News 558256 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Professor Niall Kirkwood presents at the International Forum in Beijing, China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-niall-kirkwood-presents-at-the-international-forum-in.html <a title="Niall Kirkwood GSD Profile" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/niall-kirkwood.html">Niall Kirkwood</a>, 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". Faculty News 557971 Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:00:00 -0500 Andrea Hansen Named 2013–14 Marie M. Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture at LSU http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrea-hansen-named-2013-14-marie-m-bickham-chair-in-landscape.html Andrea Hansen is named the 2013&ndash;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. Faculty News 557839 Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 GSD students receive notable distinction in Global Urban Human Initiatives competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-ctor-tarrido-picart-mla-15-wins-notable-distinction-in-global.html H&eacute;ctor Tarrido-Picart (MLA &amp; MAUD &rsquo;15) and Andreas Viglakis (MAUD '14) win notable distinction for <em>See-through-maps</em> competition sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative in association with the <em>Mapping and its Discontents</em> symposium. Landscape Architecture News 557404 Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Kenya Endo (MLA ’13) awarded ONE PRIZE 2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kenya-endo-mla-13-awarded-one-prize-2013.html ONE PRIZE, an annual design and science award to promote green design in cities, awards GSD graduate Kenya Endo (MLA &rsquo;13) the winner of the 2013 &ldquo;stormproof&rdquo; competition. Alumni News 557013 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Radcliffe unveils public art installation by GSD students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/radcliffe-unveils-public-art-installation-by-gsd-students.html The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study&nbsp;unveiled&nbsp;a public-art installation designed by MDesS students&nbsp;<span>Keojin Jin and Juhun Lee&nbsp;</span>as part of&nbsp;its capital campaign launch event&nbsp;on October 28. MDes News 557014 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0400 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture accepting applications http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-urban-kiley-teaching-fellowship-in-landscape-architecture-1.html The Landscape Architecture department is now accepting applications for the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Landscape Architecture News 556871 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:00:00 -0400 Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti’s book list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designers-and-books-publishes-professor-jorge-silvetti-s-book.html Book advocate Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s book list, comprised of 17 titles. Faculty News 556867 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa's work in Quito featured in Ottagono http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-s-work-in-quito-featured-in-ottagono.html Felipe Correa's&nbsp;vision for the Metro de Quito was featured in&nbsp;<em>Ottagono Magazine's</em>&nbsp;<span>September 2013 issue </span>on smart cities (#263). Faculty News 556869 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Lukas Pauer publishes paper http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lukas-pauer-publishes-paper.html <p>Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14)&nbsp;will publish the essay &ldquo;Peak Sand: On the Limits of Resource Extraction Urbanisms in the Straits of Singapore&rdquo; in the forthcoming <em>Critical Planning 20: The Future</em>, a graduate student-run publication of the UCLA Urban Planning Department.</p> Student News 556735 Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau lectures on Baku: Oil and Urbanism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-lectures-on-baku-oil-and-urbanism.html Eve Blau lectured on <em>Baku: Oil and</em><em> Urbanism</em> in Oslo on October 17. Faculty News 556595 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 First year planners team up with big city directors in charrette http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/first-year-planners-team-up-with-big-city-directors-in-charrette.html <span>Students in the first semester core planning studio got a helping hand from some of the top practitioners in the country on October 15. As part of the annual Big City Planning Directors Institute&mdash;co-sponsored by the American Planning Association, the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, and the GSD&mdash;a group of directors participated in a mini-charrette session with first-year planning students.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 555795 Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Neil Brenner to provide keynote lectures at Oxford University and in New York City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-neil-brenner-to-provide-keynote-lectures-at-oxford.html <p>Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory at the GSD,&nbsp;will give the keynote lectures at the upcoming <strong>Flexible City Symposium</strong> at Oxford University's Future of Cities Institute on 24 October, as well as at the upcoming <strong>Creative Time Summit</strong> in New York City on 25 October.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 555663 Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh featured in Harvard Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-featured-in-harvard-magazine.html Michael Van Valkenburgh is featured in the November-December 2013 issue of <em>Harvard Magazine</em>. Faculty News 555534 Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:00:00 -0400 GSD students exhibit studio work in London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-exhibit-studio-work-in-london.html Students who took part in G&uuml;nther Vogt's fall 2012 studio option will be showcasing their work on alternative Urban Design futures in London from November 2 to November 5. Alumni News 555533 Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 GSD alumni launch Manifest journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-launch-manifest-journal.html GSD alumni launch <em>Manifest</em>, a new American architecture and urbanism journal. Alumni News 555143 Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Sunggi Park (MArch ’14) awarded first prize for proposal to transform oil reserve base in South Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sunngi-park-s-resonance-of-light.html <span>Sunggi Park (MArch &rsquo;14) was in Seoul, Korea, last week to accept first&nbsp;</span><span>prize in an international competition sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 554886 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh, Svetlana Boym and Rem Koolhaas in Moscow Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-exhibit-at-moscow-biennale.html &ldquo;Off-Modern: Ruins of the Future,&rdquo; one of the special projects of the <span>Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art,&nbsp;</span>includes work by Allen Sayegh and&nbsp;Rem Koolhaas. Architecture News 554889 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Lukas Pauer presents at Flexible City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lucas-pauer-presents-at-flexible-city.html <span>Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) has been invited to speak on his work &ldquo;Reclaiming Post-NAFTA Open Space: On the Electrical Transmission Corridors of Mexico City&rdquo; at the Early Career Workshop of the Flexible City Symposium.</span> Urban Planning and Design News 554879 Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Andrea Hansen awarded Code for America Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrea-hansen-awarded-code-for-america-fellowship.html Andrea Hansen, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture is announced a recipient of the 2014 Code for America Fellowship. Faculty News 554865 Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Zaneta Hong awarded for teaching excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaneta-hong-awarded-for-teaching-excellence.html Zaneta Hong is awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence for the spring 2013 semester by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning in cooperation with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education. Faculty News 554735 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:00:00 -0400 PhD students write about ornament in contemporary global architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phd-students-present-at-idea-udem-2013.html <span><strong>Aliki Economides</strong> and <strong>Marrikka Trotter</strong>, both in the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">GSD</span><span>&nbsp;PhD program, presented papers on ornament in contemporary global architecture at&nbsp;IDEA@UdeM 2013&nbsp;(International Doctoral Encounters in Architecture at the Universit&eacute; de Montr&eacute;al). The papers will be published in 2014 in a collection co-edited by Economides</span><span>.</span> Architecture News 553850 Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students and faculty receive 2013 ASLA Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-and-faculty-receive-2013-asla-awards.html <span>The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the recipients of the 2013 ASLA Professional and Student Awards, and several GSD students and faculty were among the honorees.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 553719 Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Developer J. Ronald Terwilliger meets with planning and policy students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/developer-j-ronald-terwilliger-meets-with-planning-and-policy.html Before he delivered the JCHS John T. Dunlop Lecture on September 30,&nbsp;<span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; line-height: 22px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">J. Ronald Terwilliger had pizza and discussion with 30 GSD and HKS students at a lunch sponsored by the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; line-height: 22px;" href="http://harvardplanning.com">Harvard Urban Planning Organization</a><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; line-height: 22px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">.&nbsp;</span> Student News 553346 Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Bing Wang presents at conference and design summit in Zhuhai, China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bing-wang-presents-at-2013-urban-development-and-planning.html Bing Wang invited to Zhuhai, China to present as a domain expert by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China. Urban Planning and Design News 552967 Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Kiel Moe publishes book on maximizing the architectural and ecological power of buildings http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kiel-moe-publishes-book-on-maximizing-the-architectural-and.html <em>Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy</em>&nbsp;is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. Architecture News 552468 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Designed experience: Allen Sayegh and Ingeborg Rocker curate Sophia Chang http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designed-experience-allen-sayegh-and-ingeborg-rocker-curate.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor in practice of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker&nbsp;</a><span>(associate professor of architecture) have curated an interactive installation titled &ldquo;Suspense: A womb with a view,&rdquo; by Sophia Chang. The exhibit at Invivia in Cambridge closes with a reception on October 2.</span> Architecture News 552466 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 BSA exhibit features Ingeborg Rocker's winning urban intervention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/woman-in-design-exhibit-features-ingeborg-rocker-s-winning-urban.html <span><span>The work of associate professor&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>, winner of this year's Women in Design: Urban Interventions competition, is being shown at BSA Space in Boston.</span></span> Alumni News 552470 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler place in International Danube riverfront competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-win-in-international.html <span>Silvia Benedito (assistant professor in landscape architecture), and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch II '04) of OFICINAA won 3rd prize in the international competition to design the Danube riverfront in the city of Ingolstadt, Germany.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 552472 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 HUPO invites the city into its Living Room http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hupo-invites-the-city-into-its-living-room.html <span>The Harvard Urban Planning Organization once again took part in Parking Day, an annual international event in which designers, activists, and ordinary citizens turn parking spaces into miniature parks. This year&rsquo;s theme was &ldquo;The Public Living Room.&rdquo;</span> Student News 552474 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Ashley Mendelsohn (MDes ’14) receives Bok Center Teaching Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ashley-mendelsohn-mdes-14-receives-bok-center-teaching-award.html Ashley Mendelsohn(MDes &rsquo;14) is awarded a spring 2013 Teaching Award from the Harvard Bok Center. MDes News 551946 Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD students selected by Berkman Center as DPSI Pioneers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-selected-by-the-berkman-center-for-internet-society.html Six GSD students have been selected as inaugural members of the Harvard Digital Problem-Solving Initiative (DPSI) by the Berkman Center for Internet &amp; Society at Harvard Law School. Architecture News 551573 Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD at Buenos Aires Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-buenos-aires-biennale.html <p>GSD denizens represent a strong presence at the upcoming Buenos Aires Biennale: <strong>BienalBA</strong>. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/inaki-abalos.html">Inaki Abalos</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a> are featured speakers, and <strong>Mehrotra</strong> has won the&nbsp; <strong>Bienal de Arquitectura Internacional</strong> award..</p> Alumni News 551699 Sat, 21 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 JSAH publishes Peter Christensen (PhD Candidate) review of Baghdad exhibition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jsah-publishes-peter-christensen-phd-candidate-review-of-baghdad.html Peter Christensen's review of the exhibition, "Baghdad: City of Mirages, 1952-1982" featured in recent issue of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH). DDes/PhD News 551571 Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD brains + Brooklyn Brawn = innovative lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-brains-brooklyn-brawn-innovative-lab.html 150 GSD students, alumni and friends gathered on a Brooklyn rooftop as the sun set over Manhattan in late July. GSD alumni hosted the cocktail reception at the New Lab, a Beta space facility in the Brooklyn Navy Yard that brings together design, prototyping and new manufacturing that incubates and encourages innovative work in a range of disciplines. Alumni News 551194 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -0400 UPD students tour Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-tour-boston-2.html <p>The UPD Department hosted its annual bus tour of Boston on September 7, led by Alex Krieger and Kathy Spiegelman,&nbsp;to introduce first year UPD students to the history of planning and development in the city.&nbsp;</p> Urban Planning and Design News 551064 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Erle Ellis’s long view of population growth http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erle-ellis-s-long-view-of-population-growth.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/erle-ellis.html">Erle Ellis</a> just got to the GSD for his stint as visiting associate professor of landscape architecture and he&rsquo;s already making a splash. In an opinion piece for the <em>N.Y. Times</em>, he challenges the conventional wisdom that human population growth is outstripping the earth&rsquo;s ability to provide sustenance. Faculty News 551066 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Brian Vargo (MDes ’15) named winner in San Francisco competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/brian-vargo-mdes-15-named-winner-in-280-freeway-competition.html Brian Vargo (MDes Real Estate '15) &nbsp;is named a winner in the ideas competition for the removal of Interstate 280 in San Francisco, CA. MDes News 550429 Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Richard Peiser and David Hamilton publication receives Silver Award for best real estate book of the year http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-peiser-and-david-hamilton-publication-receives-silver.html Richard Peiser and David Hamilton receive the Silver Award for best real estate book of the year by the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) for <em>Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business, 3<sup>rd</sup> Edition.&nbsp; </em> Faculty News 550301 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Scott Cohen in pursuit of excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/p-scott-cohen-in-pursuit-of-excellence.html <strong><a class="target-blank">Preston Scott Cohen</a></strong><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture)&nbsp;will join other notable design figures selected to present 10 exemplary buildings of the last decade at a symposium <span>&nbsp;September 21&nbsp;</span>at MoMA titled&nbsp;</span><strong>In Pursuit of Architecture.</strong> Architecture News 550299 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:00 -0400 Michael Ezban (MLA '13) considers "Decoys, Dikes, and Lures" in Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-mla-13-considers-decoys-dikes-and-lures-in-studies.html Michael Ezban's (MLA &rsquo;13) article titled &ldquo;Decoys, Dikes, and Lures: Polyfunctional Landscapes of Waterfowl Hunting&rdquo; has been published in&nbsp;<em>Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes</em>, the peer-reviewed journal edited by John Dixon Hunt. Alumni News 550165 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD students camp at MoMA PS1 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-camp-at-moma-ps1.html GSD students took part in an unconventional experiment at MoMA PS1&nbsp;this summer,&nbsp;aimed at generating bold solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Brennan Baxley (MLA), Stefan DiLeo (MAUD), Yoonjee Koh (MArch), Yina Ng (MArch) &nbsp;and Patricia Semmler (MArch)&nbsp;joined peers from Cornell for a 2-week residency, living and working in a temporary installation at the museum. Architecture News 550169 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Celebrating transformative urban design: the Veronica Rudge Green Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/celebrating-transformative-urban-design-the-veronica-rudge-green.html The<strong> 11<sup>th</sup> Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design</strong> has been awarded to two projects in very different parts of the world: Porto, Portugal and Medellin, Colombia. The theme this year, <strong>Transformative Mobility</strong>, goes beyond physical movement to encompass social mobility and the reinvigoration of civic space. Today, as throughout its 27-year history, the Prize celebrates broad design interventions that repair and regenerate cities. Faculty News 551059 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students imagine the Flux City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-imagine-the-flux-city.html As the world copes with significant climate events, Landscape Architecture is breaking out of its pigeonhole of gardens and grounds and assuming a role as convening discipline for urban problem-solving. Last term&rsquo;s core studio Flux City, led by Chris Reed (HU &rsquo;91, professor of landscape architecture) took sea level rise as its focus, and students creaeted interventions to reverse the vulnerability of Jamaica Bay, NY. Faculty News 550040 Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Carlos Garciavelez takes a stand on future scenarios of urban action in Mexico City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carlos-garciavelez-takes-a-stand-on-future-scenarios-of-urban.html Carlos Garciavelez (MAUD '12 and Lecturer&nbsp;in Urban Design)&nbsp;takes a stand on the future fields of urban action in Mexico City in his OpEd&nbsp;piece&nbsp;for the&nbsp;current issue of&nbsp;Domus&nbsp;Mexico, "Nuevos&nbsp;campos&nbsp;de&nbsp;accion&nbsp;Urbanistica." Alumni News 549668 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Nina Chase (MLA ’12) is a “Landscape Architect to Watch” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nina-chase-mla-12-is-a-landscape-architect-to-watch.html In the recent issue of Green Building and Design Magazine, published in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Nina Chase (MLA &rsquo;12) is&nbsp;the &ldquo;Landscape Architect to Watch.&rdquo; Alumni News 549667 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD team announced first-place winner of international student energy modeling competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-announced-first-place-winner-of-international-student.html A team of Harvard GSD students is announced first-place winner of an international student energy modeling competition as a part of the 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), held in Chambery, France in August 2013. Architecture News 549535 Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Announcing the Fall 2013 Lectures and Conferences http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-the-fall-2013-lectures-and-conferences.html <span>This fall's program includes artists, activists, developers, media innovators, alumni and members of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, as well as theorists, technical specialists, planners, architects and landscape architects.&nbsp;</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 549408 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:00:00 -0400 GSD announces winners of 2013 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2013-green-prize-in-urban-design.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the awarding of the 11th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design to two projects,&nbsp;</span><strong>The Metro do Porto</strong><span>&nbsp;in Porto, Portugal, and&nbsp;</span><strong>the Northeastern Urban Integration Project</strong><span>&nbsp;in Medell&iacute;n, Colombia.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 548771 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 A service summer: UPD students look back on Community Service Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-service-summer-upd-students-look-back-on-community-service.html Seven of the 11 winners of this year&rsquo;s Community Service Fellowships were UPD students. As the summer comes to a close, UPD&rsquo;s summer fellows reflect on their experiences. Architecture News 548646 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Keith Coleman on the cusp http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/keith-coleman-on-the-cusp.html <p><em>Black Engineer.com</em>&nbsp;thinks&nbsp;<strong>Keith&nbsp;</strong><strong>Coleman</strong>&nbsp;is a rising star and said so in a recent profile. In February, Coleman (MDesS &lsquo;09) a structural design engineer at CH2M Hill, was named&nbsp;<strong>Black Engineer of the Year</strong>&nbsp;at the&nbsp;<strong>BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference</strong>.&nbsp;</p> <p>Read the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.blackengineer.com/artman/publish/article_1603.shtml">profile</a>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 547604 Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde’s insights on a 1950s phenomenon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tim-hyde-s-insights-on-a-1950s-phenomenon.html <p>For the&nbsp;<em>Boston Globe</em>&nbsp;story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique &nbsp;community and others like it. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/08/19/era-fades-year-old-modernist-lexington-community-designed-walter-gropius-called-five-fields/6ipEQ9PaUi9Y73o4XC7rYJ/story.html">An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington</a>&rdquo; for the story and Hyde&rsquo;s insights.</p> <p><em>Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints &amp; Photographs Division</em></p> Architecture News 547770 Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Airports and churches: the Graham Foundation grantees http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/airports-and-churches-the-graham-foundation-grantees.html <span>An exhibition curated by&nbsp;</span><strong>Sonja D&uuml;mpelmann&nbsp;</strong><span>(associate professor of landscape architecture) and</span><strong>&nbsp;Charles Waldheim&nbsp;</strong><span>(department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by D&uuml;mpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean&nbsp;</span><strong>Mohsen Mostafavi</strong><span>&nbsp;was also tapped for his book&nbsp;</span><em>Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.</em> Architecture News 547605 Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Seeking obsolescence: James Leng wins SOM Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/seeking-obsolescence-james-leng-wins-som-prize.html <span>This year the GSD is well represented among the winners and finalists of the <strong>SOM Prize</strong>.&nbsp;<span><strong>James Leng</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) received the top prize, and&nbsp;<span><strong>Arielle Assouline-Lichten</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) and <strong>Edward Becker</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) &nbsp;were among the 8 finalists.</span></span></span> Alumni News 547458 Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD alums finalists in Van Alen Institute" Ground/Work" competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-alums-selected-as-finalists-in-van-alen-institute.html Collective-LOK, formed by Jon Lott (MArch '05), William O'Brien Jr. (MArch '05) and Michael Kubo (MArch '06) was recently chosen as one of three finalists for Ground/Work: A Design Competitionfor Van Alen Institute's New Street-Level Space. Alumni News 547178 Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Plan By MVH Urban Planning & Design and Partner's Design Chosen for City Extension http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/plan-by-mvh-urban-planning-design-and-partner-s-design-chosen.html Design by MVH, Inc, President Michael Von Hausen (MLAUD '80), and the Guangzhou Planning and Design Survey Research Institute was chosen for the extension of the City of Huangshi metropolitan area. Alumni News 546799 Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Cross-disciplinary action: the spring option studios http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cross-disciplinary-action-the-spring-option-studios.html <span>Spring semester option studios took UPD students across the globe, from Milan to Mexico City, from Chicago to Istanbul. Planning and urban design students were teamed with colleagues from across the GSD&rsquo;s disciplines to investigate some of the core issues of the built form.</span> Alumni News 546662 Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi on design for life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-on-design-for-life.html <span>In an interview with BBC World Service broadcaster Peter Day on new trends in design thinking,&nbsp;GSD dean&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a><span>discusses the GSD's Bauhaus legacy and the inherent links between design, business and entrepreneurship.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01b4nmx">Mostafavi&rsquo;s 3-minute interview</a><span>&nbsp;starts about 16 &frac12; minutes into the story and his comments continue at 25 minutes.</span> DDes/PhD News 546664 Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Form and Pedagogy: Carlos Garciavelez on the university city in Latin America http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/form-and-pedagogy-carlos-garciavelez-on-the-university-city-in.html Carlos Garciavelez (MAUD '12 and lecturer&nbsp;in urban design) published part of his&nbsp;Druker&nbsp;Fellowship&nbsp;research "Form and Pedagogy: An Atlas of 20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Century University City in Latin America" in the Argentinian&nbsp;architectural&nbsp;journal&nbsp;<em>PLOT.</em> Garciavelez&rsquo;s applied research project traces the university campus model in Latin America&nbsp;as&nbsp;the&nbsp;most salient symbol of progress of the 20<sup>th</sup> century large-scale urban interventions inscribed into the Latin American city. Alumni News 546531 Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sustainable infrastructure: the Zofnass (En)vision http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sustainable-infrastructure-the-zofnass-en-vision.html he largest indoor sport fish hatchery in North America is the first ever recipient of the <strong>Envision</strong><sup>TM</sup> Gold award for sustainable infrastructure. The award ceremony that honored the William Jack Hernandez Fish Hatchery of Anchorage Alaska was the culmination of 6 years of collaboration by the <strong>Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</strong> <strong>at the GSD</strong> with the <strong>Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure</strong> to create a rating system for infrastructure sustainability. It also marked the start of a new phase in implementing the <strong>Envision</strong> standards on a wide scale. Alumni News 546394 Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Wendy Wang (MLA '14) and Natalya Egon (MArch '12) winners in "Coldscapes" competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/winners-in-coldscapes-competition.html <span>The Center for Outdoor Living Design (COLD) at Kent State University has selected work by two GSD grads among the</span><span>&nbsp;winning designs in the "Coldscapes" New Visions for Cold Weather Cities" competition.</span> Alumni News 546269 Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0400 Gund: a stormwater testing lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gund-a-stormwater-testing-lab.html <span>Two MDesS students are using the GSD as a <span>laboratory&nbsp;</span>to show how Gund&rsquo;s outdoor spaces can be more inviting and social while also working to improve water quality. Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett created &ldquo;Stormwater Modules,&rdquo; with help from an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.green.harvard.edu/">Office for Sustainability</a><span>&nbsp;grant, &nbsp;to transform a concrete patio through a modular system of vegetation and planters that will absorb and purify stormwater</span> MDes News 545773 Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Héctor Tarrido-Picart (LA ’15) enters final round of DYMAX REDUX competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-ctor-tarrido-picart-la-15-enters-final-round-of-dymax-redux.html <p>GSD student H&eacute;ctor Tarrido-Picart (LA &amp; MAUD &rsquo;15) enters the final round of the Buckminster Fuller Institute DYMAX REDUX competition.</p> Landscape Architecture News 544769 Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood presents opening lecture in public civic initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-opening-lecture-in-public-civic.html Niall Kirkwood, GSD Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology presented the opening lecture in a new public civic initiative offered by the Landscape Academy for the General Public. Faculty News 543882 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood presents on the Theme of "Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Economy" in Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-on-the-theme-of-industrial-ecology.html Niall Kirkwood, GSD Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology, presented in June 2013 at the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Biennial Conference in Ulsan, Korea on the Theme of "Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Economy". The conference was organized by chair Professor H. S. Park, University of Ulsan and Professor Marian Chertow of Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and was hosted by the University of Ulsan. Faculty News 543881 Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -0400 He said, she said: Women in Design take on Pritzker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/he-said-she-said-women-in-design-take-on-pritzker.html Although the response by the Pritzker jury to Women in Design&rsquo;s petition - to acknowledge the work of Robert Venturi&rsquo;s wife and creative partner Denise Scott Brown - was disappointing, the Harvard GSD group is not going to give up. And it&rsquo;s expanding its efforts to keep a spotlight on the issue of equity in the design fields with its new <a href="http://www.designforequality.org/" target="_blank">Design for Equality</a>&nbsp;website. Architecture News 543755 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Design and planning students dive into Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-and-planning-students-dive-into-career-discovery.html <span>.Aspiring urban design and planning students are engaged in a six-week miniature studio as part of this summer&rsquo;s Career Discovery program. Developed for high school graduates of any age or background, the program is meant to help students discern the next step in their careers</span> Alumni News 543757 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim and Andrea Hansen curate Composite Landscapes exhibit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-and-andrea-hansen-curate-the-composite.html <span>Charles Waldheim (John E. Irving professor and chair of landscape architcture), and Andrea Hansen (lecturer of landscape architecture) recently curated an exhbition titled Composite Landscapes at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It's on view through September 2.</span> Faculty News 543259 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 23:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim presents at Thinking the Contemporary Landscape Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-presents-at-thinking-the-contemporary-landscape.html <span>Charles Waldheim (John E. Irving professor and chair of the department of landscape architecture) recently presented at the Thinking the Contemporary Landscape - Positions &amp; Oppositions international conference in Hanover, Germany.</span> Faculty News 543254 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:30:00 -0400 Former GSD Dean Alan A. Altshuler retires, his career celebrated http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/former-gsd-dean-alan-a-altshuler-retires-his-career-celebrated.html <p>After more than 20 years of service former GSD Dean Alan A. Altshuler retired in May 2013, and a celebration was held in his honor on June 7 at the Taubman Building.</p> Faculty News 541870 Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Alumni-Curated Gallery Publishes "Archive" of Design Biennial Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-curated-gallery-publishes-archive-of-design-biennial.html Michael Kubo (MArch '06), Mark Pasnik (MDesS '95) and Chris Grimley curators of pinkcomma gallery, publish "Archive," a book that catalogues fifty-seven projects of the nineteen Design Biennial Boston winners--which include 25 GSD alumni and/or faculty. Alumni News 542752 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:00:00 -0400 One Harvard, many GSD successes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/one-harvard-many-gsd-successes.html <span>Harvard&rsquo;s ability to foster innovation has long been a core strength of the university, never more so than today. President Faust's mission to create One Harvard is spurring greater collaboration across schools, disciplines and facilities, and the GSD is at the forefront of the explosion of creativity.</span> Alumni News 542754 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:00:00 -0400 GSD posters acquired by Art Institute of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-posters-acquired-by-art-institute-of-chicago.html <span>A selection of GSD events posters has been acquired by the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.artic.edu/">Art Institute of Chicago</a><span>&nbsp;for its permanent collection.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 542750 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0400 In the Life of Cities voted best designed book of 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/in-the-life-of-cities-voted-best-designed-book-of-2012.html <p><em>In the Life of Cities</em>, edited by Dean&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a>&nbsp;and published by&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.lars-mueller-publishers.com/en/">Lars M<span>&uuml;</span>ller</a>, has been named one of the 50 best designed books of 2012 by&nbsp;<em><a class="target-blank" href="http://designobserver.com/50Books50Covers/2012winners.html">Design Observer</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 542386 Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Cho and Jull receive honorable mention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cho-and-jull-receive-honorable-mention.html <p>&ldquo;Helsinki Link,&rdquo; a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch &rsquo;08) and Leena Cho (MLA &rsquo;09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 542143 Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 ASLA honors GSD alumni and faculty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/asla-honors-gsd-alumni-and-faculty.html <p><span>GSD faculty and alumni were among the 2013 honors recipients in a recent announcement by&nbsp;</span><span>The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).</span></p> Alumni News 541500 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 The amphibious city: Urban Omnibus on Chris Reed’s studio http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-amphibious-city-urban-omnibus-on-chris-reed-s-studio.html <p><strong><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a></strong> (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) <strong>Flux City</strong> studio was recently featured on <em><a href="http://urbanomnibus.net/2013/06/studio-report-flux-city/">Urban Omnibus</a>. </em>The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY&rsquo;s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges.</p> <p><em>Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski</em></p> Faculty News 541503 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Library Test Kitchen in the Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/library-test-kitchen-in-the-boston-globe.html <p>In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jeffrey-schnapp.html">Jeffrey Schnapp</a> (director of the <a href="http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/">Berkman Center for Internet and Society</a>, faculty director of <a href="http://metalab.harvard.edu/">metaLAB</a> and visiting professor in architecture) has been answering that question with the help of students, librarians and library users of all stamps in the Library Test Kitchen.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.boston.com/2013/06/13/librarytestkitchen/G4LsBrZUuYYJTOXEsT2QHJ/story.html">The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard</a>&rdquo; in the <em>Boston Globe</em>.</p> Faculty News 541505 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ph.D. candidate David Theodore named Assistant Professor at McGill University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ph-d-candidate-david-theodore-named-assistant-professor-at.html David&nbsp;Theodore, who is completing a combined PhD in architecture and history of science will join McGill University in August 2014. DDes/PhD News 540995 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi: an ethical future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-an-ethical-future.html <span>Dean Mohsen Mostfavi&nbsp;</span>was in Bangalore earlier this month to talk about &ldquo;ecological urbanism&rdquo; and a more ethical future for our cities. Read an <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/6/v2/560147/Q-A-Harvard-Delhi.pdf">interview </a>he gave to the&nbsp;<em>Times of India</em>. Faculty News 540999 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 MUP students organize panel on Sandy recovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mup-students-organize-panel-on-sandy-recovery.html <p>Elise Baudon and Benjamin Scheerbarth (MUP&rsquo;14) organized and moderated a panel discussion at Beyond Resilience: Actions Toward a Just Metropolis, the Planners Network annual national conference in New York on June 8. The panel explored the financing model and&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">the social justice implications</span><span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">of post-Sandy recovery in New York City.</span></p> Student News 541001 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Landscape Architecture professors and students featured in Scenario Journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-professors-and-students-featured-in.html <p>Latest issue of Landscape Architecture journal featuring GSD students and professors questions how a focus on landscape can transform traditional conceptions of infrastructure.</p> Faculty News 540384 Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Chicago Architectural Club Burnham Prize awarded to GSD team of two http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chicago-architectural-club-burnham-prize-awarded-to-gsd-team-of.html Aneesha Dharwadker (MDes '12) and Conor O'Shea (MLA II '12, MDes '14)&nbsp;received&nbsp;third place in the Chicago Architectural Club Burnham Prize <em>NEXT STOP: Designing Chicago BRT Stations</em>. Alumni News 539364 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:00:00 -0400 Joanie Tom (MArch ’15) awarded Araldo A. Cossutta Prize for Design Excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joanie-tom-march-15-awarded-araldo-a-cossutta-prize-for-design.html <p>GSD Architecture core studio coordinators have selected Joanie Tom (MArch &rsquo;15) as the 2013 Araldo A. Cossutta Prize recipient.</p> Architecture News 540385 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:00:00 -0400 MLA students win Prize for ‘Least Mapped Place in the World’ http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-prize-for-least-mapped-place-in-the-world.html <p>Anya Domlesky (MLA &lsquo;14) and Martin Pavlinic (MLA &lsquo;14) receive prize for Best GIS Project in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies.</p> Landscape Architecture News 535014 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Bing Wang presents at the Journalism Forum of Land and the Built Environment http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bing-wang-presents-at-the-journalism-forum-of-land-and-the-built.html GSD Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment presented &ldquo;Urbanization in China: Process and Challenges." Faculty News 538872 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alum win Graham Foundation grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alum-win-graham-foundation-grants.html <span>The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has announced its 2013 Grants to Individuals, and 7 of the 60 awards this year are going to GSD faculty and alums.</span> Alumni News 538875 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 MUP student team wins Connect Historic Boston Contest http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mup-student-team-wins-connect-historic-boston-contest.html <span>Members of the MUP class of 2013&mdash;Holly Masek, James McNally, and Mica Wilson&mdash;won the top prize of the first Connect Historic Boston Public Art Ideas Contest.</span> Student News 538877 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Recent GSD graduate FLOAT Beijing project selected as INDEX Design Award finalist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-gsd-graduate-float-beijing-project-selected-as-index.html Xiaowei R Wang (MLA I &rsquo;13) air quality project selected as finalist in the INDEX Design Award competition. Landscape Architecture News 538750 Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Joyce Rosenthal on building back better http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joyce-rosenthal-on-building-back-better.html <p>Following the recent devastating tornado in Oklahoma Joyce Klein Rosenthal (assistant professor of urban planning) has been thinking about optimal rebuilding processes and outcomes. In an interview with the <em>Harvard Gazette</em>, she talks about the meaning of resiliency and the attributes that help communities rebound. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/05/up-from-the-ruins-slowly/">Up from the ruins, slowly</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 538503 Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Jorge Silvetti’s Getty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jorge-silvetti-s-getty.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) has released&nbsp;</span><em>La Nueva Villa Getty</em><span>&nbsp;detailing the 12-year expansion and transformation of the Getty Villa in Malibu by Machado and Silvetti Associates. The richly illustrated monograph offers a comprehensive graphic record of a&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">complex&nbsp;</span><span>project.</span> Alumni News 538379 Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa on Design in the Latin American City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-on-design-in-the-latin-american-city.html <span>On May 10,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of urban design) moderated the&nbsp;</span><strong>Instrumentality of Design in the Latin American City</strong><span>&nbsp;during the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies advisory committee weekend in Santiago, Chile. The symposium brought together a multi-disciplinary group of Harvard faculty and speakers from throughout Latin America.</span> Faculty News 538375 Mon, 03 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Elkin awarded research grant from the Graham Foundation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-awarded-research-grant-from-the-graham-foundation.html Rosetta Sarah Elkin, the 2012-2013 GSD Daniel Urban Kiley Fellow in Landscape Architecture is awarded a research grant for <em>Cultivating Scale: Planting the Desert.</em> Faculty News 537763 Wed, 29 May 2013 21:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities, part 2: studio presentations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-part-2-studio-presentations.html <span>Students of the Disaster Field Lab: Creating Resilient Cities proved their mettle Monday, May 13, as they showcased projects with practical implications for intervention and future planning in the communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. Attended by a jury that included Loeb Fellows, GSD faculty, disaster experts and community representatives, they displayed the innovation, creativity, social awareness and problem-solving abilities for which the GSD is famous.</span> Faculty News 536890 Tue, 28 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden changed her life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-changed-her-life.html <p>Nancy Slotnick writes in the&nbsp;<em>Huffington Post</em>&nbsp;blog that&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design) &ldquo;literally wrote the book on the POPS&rdquo;&mdash;Publicly Owned Private Spaces&mdash;and that talking with him saved her business. Read about it in &ldquo;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-slotnick/how-pops-changed-my-life_b_3295075.html">How POPS Changed My Life</a>.&rdquo;</p> <p>Kayden is quoted in another recent Huff Post article &ldquo;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/oklahoma-tornado-rebuilding_n_3315029.html">After Oklahoma Tornado, To Rebuild Or Not To Rebuild</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 537145 Fri, 24 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Professor Toshiko Mori honored at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-toshiko-mori-honored-at-the-a-r-t-new-york-spring.html Professor Toshiko Mori honored with the Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit in New York City. Architecture News 536888 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh wins Creative City Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/allen-sayegh-wins-creative-city-challenge.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh's</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architectural technology) firm INVIVIA has won the inaugural Creative City Challenge to produce a major public interactive art project in the city of Minneapolis.</span> Architecture News 537016 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sara Hendren enabling http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-hendren-enabling.html <span>Two projects by Sara Hendren (MDesS &lsquo;13, researcher in the Program on Art and the Public Domain and fellow at metaLAB) are included in&nbsp;</span><strong>Disabled by Normality,<em>&nbsp;</em></strong><span>an exhibit opening this week&nbsp; at the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague.</span> MDes News 537013 Thu, 23 May 2013 12:00:00 -0400 GSD team enters final round of SixtyNine Seventy Urban Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/five-gsd-students-enter-final-round-of-sixtynine-seventy-urban.html <span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Tahoma','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">A GSD team was selected from over 300 entries as finalists for&nbsp;the <em>SixtyNine Seventy: The Spaces Between</em> Urban Ideas Competition.</span> Architecture News 536886 Wed, 22 May 2013 17:00:00 -0400 CAADRIA competition awards paper by GSD team, honors Young CAADRIA Award recipient http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/caadria-competition-awards-paper-by-gsd-team-honors-young.html GSD team is awarded second prize for best paper in the CAADRIA 2013 Open Systems at Singapore competition. Alumni News 536887 Wed, 22 May 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Pierre Bélanger awarded PhD cum laude by Wageningen University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-b-langer-awarded-phd-cum-laude-by-wageningen-university.html <span>Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/pierre-belanger.html"><span class="s1">Pierre B&eacute;langer</span></a><span>&nbsp;has been honored PhD</span><em>&nbsp;cum laude</em><span>&nbsp;by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.</span> Faculty News 535899 Thu, 16 May 2013 10:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra Architects awarded top prize for Hathigaon project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-architects-awarded-top-prize-for-hathigaon.html <p>Rahul Mehrotra Architects (RMA) awarded the sustainable architecture gold medal prize for housing project Hathigaon: Housing for Mahouts and their Elephants.</p> Faculty News 535380 Wed, 15 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Luis Callejas Awarded 2013 Architectural League Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-awarded-2013-architectural-league-prize.html The Architectural League of New York awards Luis Callejas, GSD Design Critic in Landscape Architecture, the 2013 Architectural League Prize. Faculty News 535642 Wed, 15 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alumni receive 2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architects Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-receive-2013-boston-society-of-landscape.html <span>The Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) has recently announced their 2013 Honor and Merit awards with many Harvard Graduate School of Design alumni and faculty among the winners.</span> Alumni News 535641 Wed, 15 May 2013 09:00:00 -0400 Zaneta Hong awarded 2013-2014 Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaneta-hong-awarded-2013-2014-daniel-urban-kiley-fellowship.html <span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Zaneta Hong, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, is the recipient of the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for the 2013-2014 academic year. </span> Faculty News 535505 Tue, 14 May 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Taking it to the streets: GSD team wins Deans’ Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/taking-it-to-the-streets-gsd-team-wins-deans-challenge.html <p><span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">A team made up of GSD students, a Loeb Fellow and a HU student is using geotechnology to connect audiences with the music, visual art and theatre in urban public spaces. Their vision excited the jury of the inaugural Deans&rsquo; Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, who awarded first prize to the </span><a style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://museyapp.com/partners/">Musey</a>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">project.</span></p> Architecture News 535507 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-disaster-field-lab.html <span>Students in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Rosenthal&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of urban planning) option studio</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab are examining how New York City&rsquo;s coastal communities can emerge from the devastation of last fall&rsquo;s superstorm Sandy stronger and more resilient than before.</span> Faculty News 535510 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Irene Toselli (MLA ’12) thesis awarded silver medal in International Prize for Sustainable Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/irene-toselli-mla-12-thesis-awarded-silver-medal-in.html <p>Recent GSD graduate Irene Toselli (MLA &rsquo;12) will fly to Ferrara, Italy in June to participate in an award ceremony which will honor her 2012 thesis with the silver medal prize for sustainable architecture.</p> Alumni News 534631 Mon, 13 May 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Plan Downtown Malden: core urban planning studio hits the streets http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/plan-downtown-malden-core-urban-planning-studio-hits-the-streets.html <span>On an evening in late April, over 100 community members turned out for a public meeting and presentation by students in the 2nd semester core urban planning studio of&nbsp;</span><strong>Plan Downtown Malden</strong><span>, a comprehensive set of recommendations to improve the city center. The studio, led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-forsyth.html">Ann Forsyth</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/daniel-doca.html">Daniel D'Oca</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/kathryn-madden.html">Kathryn Madden</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in urban planning and design) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/robert-pietrusko.html">Robert Pietrusko</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design), used Malden&rsquo;s planning problems as the opportunity to engage advanced level analytical and creative problem-solving and address complex planning concerns.</span> Faculty News 534884 Thu, 09 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Stoss’s Plaza, a flexible space bringing Harvard communities together http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-s-plaza-a-flexible-space-bringing-harvard-communities.html <span>Stoss Landscape Urbanism, founded by Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) recently unveiled their latest project at Harvard, the Science Center Plaza.</span> Faculty News 534882 Thu, 09 May 2013 09:00:00 -0400 HUPO looks back and forward http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hupo-looks-back-and-forward.html <span>MUP students recently voted to elect Adrienne Mathews and Lydia Scott (MUP &rsquo;14) co-presidents of the Harvard Urban Planning Organization. The past year has been filled with HUPO-sponsored events that&nbsp;<span>engage students and professionals, academics, community organizations and city governments <span>in improving</span>&nbsp;cities.</span></span> Student News 534628 Tue, 07 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Designing Peace: Karen Lee Bar-Sinai Profiled in New Yorker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-peace-karen-lee-bar-sinai-profiled-in-new-yorker.html <span>Karen Lee Bar-Sinai (LF 2013) and her design partner Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat, of Jerusalem-based&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sayarch.com/">SAYA&nbsp;</a><span>studio, are profiled in a recent blog post for the&nbsp;</span><em>New Yorker</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 534630 Tue, 07 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 MUP alumni making real world impacts http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mup-alumni-making-real-world-impacts.html Edith Hsu-Chen (MUP &rsquo;97), is working to boldly enhance the area surrounding Grand Central Station in Manhattan. Alumni News 534505 Mon, 06 May 2013 19:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko projections featured at Ideas City Festival in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-projections-featured-at-ideas-city-festival.html Architecture News 534133 Mon, 06 May 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi Interviewed on Korean Radio Show http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-interviewed-on-korean-radio-show.html During a recent trip to Korea on behalf of the Harvard Graduate&nbsp;School of Design, Dean Mohsen Mostafavi was interviewed by <span class="target-blank">1013 Main Street</span>,&nbsp;an English-language radio show based in Seoul, Korea. Faculty News 534503 Mon, 06 May 2013 11:30:00 -0400 SO – IL wins UC Davis art museum competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-wins-uc-davis-art-museum-competition.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;<a href="http://so-il.org/">SO &ndash; IL</a>&nbsp;has won the UC Davis competition for its new Museum of Art after a year of accolades culminating in&nbsp;the Architectural League of N.Y.'s &ldquo;Emerging Voices&rdquo; award. Architecture News 534132 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Stoss is hot: Chris Reed racks up honors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-is-hot-chris-reed-racks-up-honors.html <span>Stoss Landscape Urbanism,&nbsp;</span><span>the firm co-led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), has taken a slew of recent honors, including the Syracuse competition for&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.movementonmain.com/test/">Movement on Main</a>&nbsp;and two&nbsp;<span>2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Awards.</span> Architecture News 534135 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 A City and its Stream: Peter Rowe at the Van Alen Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-city-and-its-stream-peter-rowe-at-the-van-alen-institute.html <span>On 5/9 at 6:30 p.m., the Van Alen Institute in N.Y. will present a lecture by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-rowe.html">Peter Rowe</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture and urban design) and conversation with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture and MArch &lsquo;96) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch '02) as part of the exhibit Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul.</span> Alumni News 534002 Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students win Radcliffe competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-radcliffe-competition.html <span>Keojin Jin and Juhun Lee (both MDesS &lsquo;14) are the winners of the 1st&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/publicart">Radcliff Public Art Competition</a><span>&nbsp;for their design Saturate the Moment, selected from submissions by graduate and undergraduate students from all over Harvard. The work will be installed this summer and will be&nbsp;on view from September 2013 to June 2014.&nbsp;</span> MDes News 534004 Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Matthew Gin wins Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/matthew-gin-wins-philip-hofer-prize-for-collecting-books-or-art.html <span>Matthew Gin (PhD student) recently was awarded the Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art.</span> DDes/PhD News 534006 Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Preston Scott Cohen delivers Walter Gropius lecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-delivers-walter-gropius-lecture.html <span>Six former chairs of architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design gathered on Tuesday to honor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">Preston Scott Cohen</a><span>, the outgoing chair of the department.</span> Architecture News 533878 Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Antoine Picon illuminates return of ornament in contemporary architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/antoine-picon-illuminates-return-of-ornament-in-contemporary.html <p>Antoine Picon&rsquo;s recent book <em>Ornament: The Politics of Architecture and Subjectivity</em> highlights the return of ornament in contemporary architecture and argues the subjective and political implications of ornament throughout history. &nbsp;</p> Architecture News 533269 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD team receives top prize for Retreat in Nature proposal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-selected-as-finalists-in-international-competition.html The Horizon House project created by a team of GSD students is selected to receive top prize in the Retreat in Nature competition and will be built this fall. Architecture News 531481 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Jose Ignacio Ábalos Vazquez Appointed Chair of the Department of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jose-ignacio-balos-vazquez-appointed-chair-of-the-department-of.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced the appointment of I&ntilde;aki &Aacute;balos as Chair of the Department of Architecture.</span> Architecture News 533131 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi’s Folie Montpellieraine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-s-folie-montpellieraine.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) firm FMA has won a competition to design a residential complex at Jardins de la Lironde in Montpellier, France.</span> Architecture News 533134 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Landscape Architecture Frontiers launches with work by GSD faculty and alums http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-frontiers-launches-with-work-by-gsd.html The inaugural issue of&nbsp;<em>Landscape Architecture Frontiers,</em>&nbsp;guest edited by Xiaoxan Lu (MLA '12), features an introductory essay by Pierre B&eacute;langer (associate professor of landscape architecture) and writing by Emily Schlickman (MLA '12), Sara Jacobs (MLA '12), and Cathy De Almeida (MLA '11). Chief editor is visiting professor of landscape architecture Kongjian Yu (DDes '95). Alumni News 533137 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 In the aftermath: Jerold Kayden on preserving public space http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/in-the-aftermath.html Jerold Kayden advises a measured response to the Marathon bombings and serves as a voice for preserving the &ldquo;public-ness&rdquo; of public space even as public attention is focussed on security. His reflections and those of other Harvard analysts appear in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/04/how-the-attack-affects-our-lives/">How the attack affects our lives</a>&rdquo; in the Harvard Gazette. Faculty News 533139 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Ling Fan (DDes '14) gives New Brave Worlds (Asia) talk at Princeton http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ling-fan-ddes-14-gives-new-brave-worlds-asia-lecture-at.html Ling Fan (DDes '14) gave a talk at Princeton University School of Architecture on March 27 as part of the&nbsp;"What I Did Next &ndash; Princeton's Alternative Architectural Practices" lecture series. DDes/PhD News 532982 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Double vision: twin designers profiled in NY Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/double-vision.html <p>Teran &amp; Teman Evans (both MArch &rsquo;04), design team and identical twins, exemplify an extreme form of collaboration in their lives and their work. Read the recent <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/greathomesanddestinations/twin-designers-on-making-a-home-together.html?hpw&amp;_r=0">profile</a> in the <em>New York Times</em>.</p> Alumni News 532999 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sanford Kwinter wins Arts and Letters Award in Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sanford-kwinter-wins-arts-and-letters-award-in-architecture.html <span>Last week the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced the recipients of its 2013 architecture awards. Sanford Kwinter (professor of architectural theory and criticism and co-director, master in design studies program)</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>is being recognized for contributing to &ldquo;ideas in architecture through any medium of expression.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 533001 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong and Jinhee Park at Van Alen Institute 4/25 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-at-van-alen-institute-4-25.html <span>The GSD exhibit &ldquo;Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul&rdquo; curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design)&nbsp;has traveled to the Van Alen Institute.&nbsp;<span>On <strong>April 25 at 6:30 p.m.</strong> there will be</span><span>&nbsp;a launch of the book&nbsp;</span><em>Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea</em><span>&nbsp;by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.</span></span> Alumni News 533004 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Gender politics at Pritzker: the Denise Scott Brown petition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gender-politics-at-pritzker-the-denise-scott-brown-petition.html A campaign to press the Pritzker committee to retroactively include Denise Scott Brown in the 1991 prize awarded to her creative partner and husband Robert Venturi continues to pick up steam, thanks to recent attention from the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/arts/design/bid-for-pritzker-prize-to-acknowledge-denise-scott-brown.html?pagewanted=all">New York Times</a>, the</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/women-in-design-call-for-denise-scott-brown-pritzker-prize_n_2991734.html">Huffington Post</a></em>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&amp;q=http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2013/04/what-about-denise.html&amp;ct=ga&amp;cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA7siyiwVIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&amp;cd=BVVsi9f9EE0&amp;usg=AFQjCNFFQNYe1YT4TbA9zfbnzMzT3gp88g">New Yorker</a></em>. The petition was started by Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch &rsquo;13) and Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14). Architecture News 532860 Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Public Space at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/public-space-at-the-gsd.html The recent Putting Public Space in its Place conference brought scholars, practitioners, and activists together to discuss and debate public spaces. Faculty News 531482 Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD team wins sustainable building design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-wins-sustainable-building-design-competition.html <em>A team of Harvard GSD students was recently announced the winner of a sustainable building design competition after presenting in&nbsp;Nanchang&nbsp;University in China with four other finalists.</em> Architecture News 531084 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Laura Gilmore O'Connor (MUP '13) awarded second place in APA Transportation Division Student Paper Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/laura-gilmore-mup-13-awarded-second-place-in-apa-transportation.html Laura Gilmore&rsquo;s (MUP &rsquo;13) paper "Exploring a Framework for Transportation Justice: The Case of the Green Line Extension" won second place in the APA Transportation Division Student Paper Competition. Student News 531335 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Carpenter Center turns 50 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carpenter-center-turns-50.html <span>This spring the&nbsp;</span>Carpenter Center<span>&nbsp;is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The event is marked with lectures, public talks, and a new exhibition at the GSD's Loeb library.</span> Architecture News 531336 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:00:00 -0400 Thomas Heatherwick’s view http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thomas-heatherwick-s-view.html <p>Admitted students were treated to a journey inside the mind of a protean designer when Thomas Heatherwick spoke at the conclusion of Open House last Friday. In his introduction, Dean <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen&nbsp;Mostafavi</a> called Heatherwick &ldquo;one of the exciting people crossing boundaries between art, architecture, engineering. Not only is his work innovative for the different scales it represents; he gives us new ways to view daily items: from a bus to a master plan.&rdquo;</p> Architecture News 531209 Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sara Hendren on the hidden values in technological design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-hendren-on-the-hidden-values-in-technological-design.html <p>The design of technical objects often shapes their use, and can have political, social, and cultural consequences. A <a href="http://www.programseries.com/events/values-in-technological-design/">talk </a>at N.Y.U. by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/art-and-the-public-domain/student-profiles.html">Sara Hendren</a>&nbsp;(MDesS &lsquo;13, researcher in the Program on Art and the Public Domain and fellow at metaLAB) and Geoffrey Bowker (professor of informatics at U.C. Irvine) investigates the ways in which values become embodied in technological design and what efforts we might make to challenge maladaptive structures.</p> MDes News 530942 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Aggregate Collaborative awarded Connection Grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aggregate-collaborative-awarded-connection-grant.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a>&mdash;a group of thirteen architectural historians that includes associate professors&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&mdash;has received a Connection Grant from Canada&rsquo;s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The generous funding will allow the group to launch&nbsp;<em>Aggregate Online</em>&nbsp;in fall 2013. Architecture News 530944 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong with Seung H-Sang at Archleague http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-with-seung-h-sang-at-archleague.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture)</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>will be moderating a talk by Seung H-Sang at the Architectural League&nbsp;of N.Y. on April 10th. Seung is one of the most important Korean architects p<span>racticing today&nbsp;</span>and was featured in the GSD-published book&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/convergent-flux-contemporary-architecture-and-urbanism-in-korea.html">Convergent Flux</a></em><span>. The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://archleague.org/2013/04/h-sang-seung/">event</a><span>&nbsp;is at 7:00 p.m. at Cooper Union.</span> Architecture News 530816 Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Cultural Entrepreneurship finalists selected http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cultural-entrepreneurship-finalists-selected.html Harvard&nbsp;recently announced the finalists in the inaugural&nbsp;<a href="http://ilab.harvard.edu/deans-cultural-entrepreneurship-challenge">Deans&rsquo; Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge</a>, and GSD teams are well represented with an array of innovative ideas. The Challenge was created to support students&rsquo; exploration of entrepreneurship that sustains the arts and enhances their cultural impact. Architecture News 530165 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 New urban planning connections for gateway cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-urban-planning-connections-for-gateway-cities.html <span>Gateway Cities, a new class this semester, is uniting GSD students with colleagues from the HBS and HLS. Interdisciplinary teams are working on projects partnering with state, local, and community representatives.</span> Faculty News 530170 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Anthony Acciavatti on Psychorheology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/anthony-acciavatti-on-psychorheology.html <em>Cabinet&nbsp;</em><span>magazine features an article by Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09) on psychorheology, a science developed in the late 1930s to explore the psychological ramifications of tactile experience.</span> Alumni News 530167 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Amin Alsaden in WTD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/amin-alsaden-in-wtd.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/doctoral-programs/phd/current-students.html">Amin Alsaden</a>&rsquo;s (PhD student) article "Baghdad Modernism: Duplicity of Mirages and a Crisis of History" is featured in a special issue of the Dubai-based quarterly magazine <em><a href="https://monoqi.com/en/store/wtd-magazines.html">WTD</a></em> titled <em>Emergent/The Iraq Issue 03</em>.<br /><br /><span>Read the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/5/v3/555870/Baghdad-Modernism-Amin-Al-Saden-Pages.pdf">essay</a><span>.</span> Architecture News 529536 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Mitchell Silver inspires next generation of planners http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mitchell-silver-inspires-next-generation-of-planners.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/D8n4KjZ_7l8?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <span>Mitchell J. Silver, president of the American Planning Association, gave a lecture entitled &ldquo;Planning in the 21st Century: What&rsquo;s Next?&rdquo; in February at the GSD.</span> Urban Planning and Design News 529538 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Florian Idenburg: Next Progressive http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-next-progressive.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg</a> (adjunct associate professor of architecture) and partner Jing Liu of SO - IL have been dubbed the Next Progressives by <em>Architect Magazine.</em></p> Architecture News 529540 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde speaks in São Paulo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-on-the-value-of-ugliness.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/">Timothy Hyde</a> (associate professor of architecture) was a speaker at the &ldquo;Architectural Elective Affinities<em>&rdquo;</em> conference at the <a href="http://www.fau.usp.br/index2.html">Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo of the University of S&atilde;o Paulo</a>. The conference, which examined the correspondences and transferences between architecture, urbanism, and other disciplines, was organized by the European Architectural History Network in conjunction with the FAUUSP.</p> Architecture News 529543 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Susan Fainstein seeks the Just City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-fainstein-seeks-the-just-city.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_9cpSWqOFlw?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/susan-fainstein.html">Susan S. Fainstein</a> (senior research fellow) raised examples from Amsterdam, New York and Singapore to make a case for the &ldquo;just city&rdquo; in her recent lecture at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore.</p> Faculty News 529545 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Toni Griffin and Mimi Hoang are Urban Influencers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toni-griffin-and-mimi-hoang-are-urban-influencers.html <span>Find out why at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/">LOEBlog</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 529288 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ali M. Malkawi appointed professor of architectural technology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ali-m-malkawi-appointed-professor-of-architectural-technology.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Ali M. Malkawi as Professor of Architectural Technology, effective July 1, 2013.</span> Architecture News 534129 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 HUPO Innovation panel April 3 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hupo-innovation-panel-april-3.html Research News 529161 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ingeborg Rocker at MOMA symposium http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ingeborg-rocker-at-moma-symposium.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;will be at MOMA Thursday to participate in a day-long event titled &ldquo;Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 529164 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Edward Becker wins fellowship in Finland http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/edward-becker-wins-fellowship-in-finland.html <p>Edward Becker (MArch candidate) has&nbsp;received&nbsp;an American-Scandinavian Foundation fellowship at Aalto University for his research "Helsinki 2030: The Contemporary Manifestation of Finland&rsquo;s Architectural Vernacular."&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 529028 Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Revitalizing Mexico City: two GSD studios http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/revitalizing-mexico-city-two-gsd-studios.html <span>Two GSD studios have made Mexico City their laboratory and have taken dramatically different approaches to solving problems and liberating the potential of this thrilling metropolis.</span> Faculty News 527922 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 GSD at the ACSA conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-the-acsa-conference.html GSD students and faculty are addressing a spectrum of urgent issues at the ACSA&nbsp;101 conference: New Constellations / New Ecologies. Alumni News 527925 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici to Receive Veitch Memorial Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-to-receive-veitch-memorial-medal.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-del-tredici.html">Peter Del Tredici</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture and senior research scientist at the Arnold Arboretum) will receive the Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in London this spring. The award recognizes his outstanding and extensive work in botany and horticulture over the past forty years.</span> Faculty News 527927 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Zofnass announces Latin America sustainable infrastructure awards with IADB http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-announces-award-and-collaboration.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a>, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank,&nbsp;has announced&nbsp;the inauguration of the Infrastructure 360&deg; Awards, the first infrastructure sustainability awards in Latin America and the Caribbean.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture and Zofnass Program research director) will be leading this effort for the GSD side. Architecture News 527929 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Toyo Ito named 2013 Pritzker Laureate http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toyo-ito-named-2013-pritzker-laureate.html <span>The Hyatt Foundation announced that Toyo Ito will be the recipient of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The Tokyo-based architect has recently taught studios on post-tsunami reconstruction and temporary housing at the GSD. He is recognized for producing an outstanding body of work that combines conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings.</span> Architecture News 527933 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Hugo Van Vuuren is venture advisor at NEA Studio http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hugo-van-vuuren-is-venture-advisor-at-nea-studio.html Hugo Van Vuuren (MDesS) is helping innovative designers become entrepreneurs. He's an advisor with venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates' NEA Studio, where&nbsp;investors and experts&nbsp;help designers found mobile and web start-ups in NY. Alumni News 527541 Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Chris Reed is easy on the eyes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-is-easy-on-the-eyes.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), celebrated for the exemplary style of his landscape designs, now has another claim to style notoriety: his natty attire. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/fashion/the-most-stylish-bostonians/LGEe8zqTL9Z6RnfmsnRK1H/gallery.html">The 25 Most Stylish Bostonians of 2013</a><span>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;</span><em>Boston Globe</em><span>.</span> Faculty News 527031 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Penny White Fund announces awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/penny-white-fund-announces-awards.html The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the <a href="file:///C:/Users/software/Desktop/Dropbox/GSD-Ruby%20website/all%20tasks/gsd.harvard.edu/pennywhite">Penny White Fund</a>. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology. Architecture News 527033 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 A birthday nod to Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-birthday-nod-to-career-discovery.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/career-discovery/index.html">Career Discovery</a><span>, one of the oldest career immersion programs in the United States,&nbsp;is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.&nbsp; An article in&nbsp;</span><em>USNews</em><span>&nbsp;examines the GSD&rsquo;s program&rsquo;s staying power as similar programs gain traction nationwide. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/03/12/why-smart-career-changers-choose-hands-on-exploration">Why Smart Career Changers Choose Hands-On Exploration</a><span>.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 527035 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Somayeh Chitchian presents at Northeastern University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/somayeh-chitchian-presents-at-northeastern-university.html Somayeh Chitchian (MDesS &lsquo;13) will be presenting her research &ldquo;Other[ed] City: (Re)Presentation of Muslim Identities in Contemporary Urban West&rdquo;&nbsp;at the Northeastern University Annual Graduate Student Conference in World History on March 17. MDes News 527037 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Zaha Hadid, 10 Years Later http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaha-hadid-10-years-later.html <span>Zaha Hadid discussed&nbsp;<span>recent projects</span></span><span>&mdash;</span><span>both realized and unrealized<span>&mdash;with a packed house at Wednesday night's lecture, "10 Years Later."</span></span> Architecture News 526902 Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Bechthold and Mulligan in Kyoto http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bechthold-and-mulligan.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mark-mulligan.html">Mark Mulligan</a><span>&nbsp;are headed to the Kyoto International Design Symposium where they&rsquo;ve been invited to present work highlighting the GSD&rsquo;s pursuit of interdisciplinary design research and the role of technology as a catalyst to open new avenues for design practice and design research.</span> Architecture News 526773 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 MDesS students are 2013 CASE semi-finalists http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdes-students-are-2013-case-semi-finalists.html <span>T<span>The initial results of the MIT Case Competition 2013 were released this afternoon, and GSD students have made the semi-finals. Two teams of MDesS students concentrating in Real Estate and the Built Environment</span><span>&nbsp;</span><span>have been invited to submit proposals and compete before judges and industry professionals.&nbsp;</span><span>Jason McAlees, Dylan Lazovik, Andrea Raynal and Carly Jane Zapernick are</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>on the first year team. The</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>second year team includes Julie Zelermyer, Andre White, Vaibhav Jain and Min Zhou.</span></span> MDes News 526776 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 The value of ugliness: Timothy Hyde on the Southbank Centre http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-value-of-ugliness-timothy-hyde-on-the-southbank-centre.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has published his essay&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.anycorp.com/anycorp/article/141">&ldquo;Piles, Puddles, and Other Architectural Irritants&rdquo;</a><span>&nbsp;in the current issue of the journal&nbsp;</span><em>Log</em><span>. The latest in a long sequence of proposed ideas for the renovation of the Southbank Centre in London has just been presented to the public. Hyde examines this persistent desire to &ldquo;fix&rdquo; the brutalist icon in order to speculate on the possible significance of ugliness for a metropolitan audience.</span> Architecture News 526778 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Marina Abramović and Shohei Shigematsu set stage for collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/marina-abramovi-and-shohei-shigematsu-set-the-stage-for-upcoming.html <span>Performance artist Marina Abramovi</span><span class="s1">ć</span><span>&nbsp;and architect Shohei Shigematsu discuss their vision for a new arts institute in Hudson, NY.</span> Architecture News 526649 Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Resilient China: GSD students to speak at IACP Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/resilient-china-gsd-students-to-speak-at-iacp-conference.html Lukas Pauer and Lin Ye (both MLAUD '14) have been invited to speak on their work &ldquo;Rescaling Watersheds: On Shanghai&rsquo;s Water Infrastructure&rdquo; at the 7th International Association for China Planning Conference at&nbsp;Shanghai Jiao Tong University&nbsp;from June 29 to July 1. Research News 525957 Wed, 06 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Hult Prize Honorable Mention for GSD students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hult-prize-honorable-mention-for-gsd-students.html A team representing&nbsp;the GSD, Harvard School of Public Health and Kennedy School has secured an honorary mention in the 2013 Hult Prize competition for creatively using design as the medium for social&nbsp;entrepreneurship&nbsp;to address food insecurity in urban slums.&nbsp;The team&nbsp;(from left&nbsp;in the photo above)&nbsp;included Venkata Krishna Kumar Matturi, Conor O'Shea and Ghazal Jafari (<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/index.html">MDesS candidates</a>)<strong>&nbsp;</strong>working with Yogeeta Manglani (MSc, HSPH)&nbsp;and&nbsp; Varun Bhandari (MPA, HKS). MDes News 525959 Wed, 06 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Grace E. La appointed professor of architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/grace-e-la-appointed-professor-of-architecture.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Grace E. La (MArch &lsquo;95) as Professor of Architecture, effective July 1, 2013.</span> Alumni News 534130 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Krzysztof Wodiczko exhibit opens in Prague http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-exhibit-opens-in-prague.html <span>&ldquo;Out/Inside(rs),&rdquo; a comprehensive show of the work of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in residence of art, design and the public domain), opened last week at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague. The exhibit is the artist&rsquo;s first in the Czech Republic and includes documentation of his projections on public buildings throughout the world and other installations.</span> Faculty News 525325 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Landscape technology project to be shown at International Garden Festival http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-technology-project-to-be-shown-at-international-garden.html <span>The International Garden Festival at the Jardins de M&eacute;tis of Quebec recently announced the selection of &ldquo;Smart Small,&rdquo; an entry by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/niall-kirkwood.html">Niall Kirkwood</a><span>, (professor of landscape architecture and technology), Jonghyun Baek (MLA '10) and Yongkyu Kim (visiting scholar 2009-2010), as one of six competition winners.</span> Alumni News 525329 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD team finalist for 2013 ULI Hines Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-2013-uli-hines-competition.html <span>The 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition announced finalists last week, and again once again a team from Harvard is on the list. James Cody Birkey (MDesS), Robert Daurio (MArch), Maynard Hayden Leon (MArch), Cara Walsh (MLA) and Andrew Wisniewski (MLA), advised by Anita Berrizbeitia (professor of landscape architecture and director of the master in landscape architecture degree programs), created Connec+ Minneapolis, a long term development plan for the Downtown East neighborhood.</span> Architecture News 524940 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Upcoming lecture: Toshiko Mori on Japan’s 2011 Disasters http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upcoming-lecture-toshiko-mori-on-japan-s-2011-disasters.html <span>On March 11 from 12:30-2:00 pm,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toshiko-mori.html">Toshiko Mori</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in the practice of architecture) will join&nbsp;Hirotaka Takeuchi (HBS) and&nbsp;Ichiro Kawachi (HSPH and HMS) for the lecture &ldquo;Japan&rsquo;s 2011 Disasters Remembered.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 524944 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ChinaGSD Hosts Professor Peter Rowe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chinagsd-hosts-professor-peter-rowe.html <span>In a recent presentation titled &ldquo;Some Snapshots,&rdquo; Peter Rowe (professor of architecture and urban design and former GSD dean</span><strong>)</strong><span>&nbsp;gave insight into his vast research on the history of urban housing types and developments in China. The lecture was sponsored by the ChinaGSD student group.</span> Architecture News 524946 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Constitutional Modernism: new book by Timothy Hyde http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/constitutional-modernism-new-book-by-timothy-hyde.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has produced a new book,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/constitutional-modernism"><em>Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959</em></a><span>, which examines the complex entanglements between architecture, planning, and law in the Cuban Republic. The announcement is accompanied by a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/node/1897">lecture</a>&nbsp;at the Center for Latin American Studies on February 27<sup>th and an&nbsp;</sup></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">exhibit of source materials at t</span><span><sup><span>he Frances Loeb Library.</span></sup></span> Architecture News 524119 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Charles Waldheim writes on urban abandonment and the origins of landscape http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-writes-on-urban-abandonment-and-the-origins-of.html Charles Waldheim<span>, the John E. Irving Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture contributed a chapter &ldquo;Detroit, Disabitato, and the Origins of Landscape&rdquo; to an anthology of essays on urban abandonment.</span> Faculty News 523506 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Anna Grichting on healing divisions in Cyprus http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/anna-grichting-on-healing-divisions-in-cyprus.html <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&amp;field-author=Anna%20Grichting%20Solder&amp;search-alias=books-uk&amp;sort=relevancerank">Anna Grichting Solder</a><span>&nbsp;(DDes &rsquo;08) has introduced a new publication,&nbsp;</span><em>Stitching the Buffer Zone: Landscapes, Sounds and Trans_Experiences along the Cyprus Green Line</em><span>, co-authored with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_2?_encoding=UTF8&amp;field-author=Maria%20Costi%20de%20Castrillo&amp;search-alias=books-uk&amp;sort=relevancerank">Maria Costi de Castrillo</a><span>,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_3?_encoding=UTF8&amp;field-author=Stephanie%20Keszi&amp;search-alias=books-uk&amp;sort=relevancerank">Stephanie Keszi</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_4?_encoding=UTF8&amp;field-author=Georgia%20Frangoudi&amp;search-alias=books-uk&amp;sort=relevancerank">Georgia Frangoudi</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 523119 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD Faculty speaks at [En]Coding Architecture 2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-speaks-at-en-coding-architecture-2013.html <span>The architect is no longer an organizer of matter and space, but a designer of systems with multi-layered components and complex relationships.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/sanford-kwinter.html">Sanford Kwinter</a><span>&nbsp;(co-director MDesS and professor of architectural theory and criticism),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/panagiotis-michalatos.html">Panagiotis Michalatos</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) were at Carnegie Mellon University February 8 and 9 to speak about the the profession's new identity and call to arms at [En]Coding Architecture 2013.</span> Architecture News 523121 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Sam Seidel casts an eye on Innovation Districts http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sam-seidel-casts-an-eye-on-innovation-districts.html <span>Sam Seidel (MUP) is interested in innovation. Currently a visiting fellow at the GSD, Seidel is holding a series of events investigating Cambridge&rsquo;s Kendall Square, one of the world&rsquo;s most successful innovation clusters.</span> Alumni News 523124 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Emerging Voices: SO - IL and Mass Design Group http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/emerging-voices-so-il-and-mass-design-group.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO - IL and Mass Design Group, founded by Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10), have been named Emerging Voices 2013 by the Architectural League NY.</span> Alumni News 522867 Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Melany Sun-Min Park on the new domesticity http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/melany-sun-min-park-on-the-new-domesticity.html <span>What does it mean to be "at home" in a context where land and space are both limited and contentious? &nbsp;Some answers may lie in a new publication released by Melany Sun-Min Park (MDesS &rsquo;14):&nbsp;</span><strong><em>HOME + BOUND: Narratives of Domesticity in Singapore and Beyond</em>,</strong><span>&nbsp;co-edited with Lilian Chee.</span> Architecture News 522623 Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Loeb J-Term roundup http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/j-term-roundup.html <span>Loeb Fellows saw the Harvard University January term as an opportunity to dig into their interests, work closely with GSD students and - by the way - solve some thorny real-world challenges.&nbsp;They designed 4 dynamic courses based on their passions.<br /><br /><span>Read more in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/j-term-roundup/#more-3553">LOEBlog</a><br /><br /><em>Image: Lynn Richards with students in Retrofitting Suburbia</em><br /></span> Architecture News 522489 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Retrofitting Suburbia: a popular J-Term for MUPs http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/retrofitting-suburbia-a-popular-j-term-for-mups.html <span>A popular J-term for MUPs, &ldquo;Retrofitting Suburbia,&rdquo;</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">led by current Loeb Fellows&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/lynn-richards.html">Lynn Richards</a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/">Deanna VanBuren</a>,&nbsp;<span>dealt with the possibilities of revitalizing abandoned or underutilized suburban properties. Fourteen&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">students&nbsp;</span><span>explored policy and design strategies to facilitate and create incentives for redevelopment in the</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">&nbsp;two-day class.</span><span><br /></span> Loeb Fellowship News 522498 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 On the Bri(n)ck of discovery: Ingeborg Rocker’s ceramic design seminar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-the-bri-n-ck-of-discovery-ingeborg-rocker-s-ceramic-design.html <span>Ceramic innovations by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) seminar &ldquo;On the Bri(n)ck&rdquo; are on display at TRANS/hitos 2013 Exhibition of Architecture and Interior Design in Ceramics in Spain.</span> Architecture News 522118 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 What’s the big idea? http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/what-s-the-big-idea.html <span>The final review of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/urban-planning/degree-programs/index.html">Master of Urban Planning</a><span>&nbsp;first semester core studio was all about big visions, as students examined the visions and novel physical interventions of influential urban plans from the western planning canon.</span> Faculty News 522119 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Mapping the ephemeral city: GSD students and faculty at the Kumbh Mela http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-the-ephemeral-city-gsd-students-and-faculty-at-the-kumbh.html <p>The gigantic pop-up city established for the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela is the perfect crucible for interdisciplinary research. This January 8 faculty and 20 students from the GSD and other Harvard schools are traveling to northern India for fieldwork for the project &ldquo;Mapping Kumbh Mela.&rdquo; The initiative is co-led&nbsp;by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a>&nbsp;(chair of the department of urban design and planning) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/diana-eck.html">Diana Eck</a>&nbsp;(affiliated professor to UPD) with the South Asia Initiative, FAS, HBS and SPH.<br /><br />Read "<a href="http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-18/news/37160083_1_kumbh-mela-design-cultural-studies">Mapping the Kumbh Mela</a>" in the <em>Times of India</em>.</p> Architecture News 521742 Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD students look to the future of spatial practices http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-look-to-the-future-of-spatial-practices.html <p>GSD students will display the wide range of the school's research when Penn State holds its 1<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;"Nature of Spatial Practices" conference this Friday.&nbsp;The conference will examine how spatial practice, education and political discourse are responding to recent changes in technology, mobility and socio-cultural patterns.</p> Architecture News 521609 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Krzysztof Wodiczko nominated for Mies van der Rohe Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-nominated-for-mies-van-der-rohe-prize.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in residence in art, design, and the public domain) Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, a project designed with Julian Bonder, was recently nominated for the 2013 European Union Mies van der Rohe Prize.</span> Faculty News 521342 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD students join quest to end food poverty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-join-quest-to-end-food-poverty.html A team from Harvard that includes 3 GSD students has advanced to the regional finals of the 4<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Annual Hult Prize.&nbsp; Venkata&nbsp;Krishna Kumar Matturi, &nbsp;Conor OShea and&nbsp;Ghazal Jafari&nbsp;(<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/index.html">MDesS candidates</a>) working with&nbsp;Varun Bhandari &nbsp;(MPA, HKS) and&nbsp;Yogeeta Manglani (MSc, HSPH) will compete for$1 million to launch a sustainable social venture that promotes global food security. &nbsp; MDes News 521358 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Small is big for GSD alums http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/for-gsd-alums-small-is-big.html <span>A partnership including several GSD alums just won a major bid for the first-of-its-kind modular building of micro-units in NYC. Alphonse Lembo (MUP '10) of Monadnock Development led the team which included Eric Bunge (MArch&nbsp;'96) and Mimi Hoang (MArch '98) of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.narchitects.com/">nArchitects</a><span>.<br /><span><br />Listen to an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/01/31/micro-apartments-nyc">interview with Eric Bunge</a><span>&nbsp;on WBUR's Here and Now.</span><br /></span> Alumni News 521207 Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Natalia Escobar receives grant to study in India http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/natalia-escobar-receives-grant-to-study-in-india.html <span>Natalia Escobar (MDesS candidate &rsquo;13) heads to New Delhi, India, at the end of February supported by a grant from Sharda University. She is looking forward to studying informal settlements as conveyors of intangible cultural heritage of Indian society.&nbsp;</span> MDes News 520840 Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 The mapped terrain: GSD exhibit travels to Places journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-mapped-terrain-gsd-exhibit-travels-to-places-journal.html &ldquo;Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary&rdquo; lives on in <em>Places</em> with an essay by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jill-desimini.html">Jill Desimini</a> (assistant professor of landscape architecture). The exhibit, which ran through December 19 at the GSD, looks back at the historical roots of mapmaking and forward to anticipate the potential of new technologies. The images now in the <em><a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/cartographic-grounds-exhibition/37632/">Places gallery</a></em> are descriptive, ingenious and beautiful. Faculty News 520338 Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed and Eric Höweler join the Movement on Main http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-and-eric-h-weler-join-the-movement-on-main.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) are making news again.&nbsp;Reed&rsquo;s firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;with partners&nbsp;</span><a href="http://hyarchitecture.com/">H&ouml;weler + Yoon</a><span>&nbsp;were just short-listed for the Movement on Main design competition in Syracuse, NY.</span> Architecture News 519848 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Ann Forsyth strives for balance http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ann-forsyth-strives-for-balance.html <p>In a profile in&nbsp;<em>Harvard Magazine</em>, professor of urban planning&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-forsyth.html">Ann Forsyth</a>&nbsp;talks about why she&rsquo;s taken up biking and why, in order to improve cities, she feels it&rsquo;s necessary to look to the suburbs.</p> <p>Read the &ldquo;<a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/ann-forsyth">Harvard Portrait</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 519850 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Fondation Le Corbusier’s new president: Antoine Picon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fondation-le-corbusier-s-new-president-antoine-picon.html <p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">Earlier this month,&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon</a><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">&nbsp;(professor of the history of architecture and technology) assumed the post of president of the Fondation Le Corbusier.</span></p> Architecture News 519727 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty and Loeb Fellows pitch in for Detroit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-loeb-fellows-pitch-in-for-detroit.html <span>Loeb fellows and GSD faculty are applying their talents to the challenges of revitalizing Detroit in the Detroit Works Project.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toni-griffin.html">Toni Griffin</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 1998 and adjunct associate professor of urban planning) led the Detroit Works&rsquo; technical team and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/danpitera.html">Dan Pitera</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 2005 and associate professor of architecture), director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center, oversaw community outreach.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;contributed to landscape, ecology and open space planning. Read "</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/?p=3371&amp;preview=true">Stepping Up for the Future of Detroit</a><span>" in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 519603 Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 (Re)Mapping Health with a grant from the President’s January Innovation Fund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/re-mapping-health-with-a-grant-from-the-president-s-january.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201230&amp;course=INT-00037-00">&ldquo;(Re)Mapping Health</a><span>,&rdquo; a new interdisciplinary initiative of the GSD and the School of Public Health was launched last week&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">with support from the President's January Innovation Fund</span><span>.</span> Architecture News 519479 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Eric Shaw heads to Salt Lake City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eric-shaw-heads-to-salt-lake-city.html <p><img class="rubycontent-asset rubycontent-asset-550810" style="float: left;" title="Eric Shaw" src="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/5/550810.jpg?_=1357873073336" alt="Eric Shaw" width="158" height="158" />Eric Shaw (MUP&nbsp;&rsquo;00) didn&rsquo;t expect to like Salt Lake City. Six months ago he visited for a conference; now he&rsquo;s the city&rsquo;s new director of community and economic development.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 518998 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Robert Pietrusko: the changing art world http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/robert-pietrusko-the-changing-art-world.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/robert-pietrusko.html">Robert Pietrusko&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design) work is being shown in a group exhibition at the Akademie Der Kunste in Berlin, Feb. 1 through March 24.</span> Faculty News 518151 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Jerold Kayden the disrupter http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-the-disrupter.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design) is happy to shake things up, especially if the result is more livable and accessible cities. He is on Next City&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/disruption-index-jerold-kayden">2012 Disruption Index</a><span>, a list of &ldquo;77 people, places and ideas that have changed cities this year.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 518155 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Spatial politics: Delia Wendel and Fallon Samuels-Aidoo in Colloquy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/spatial-politics-delia-wendel-and-fallon-samuels-aidoo-in.html <span>PhD candidates Delia Wendel and Fallon Samuels-Aidoo believe space and politics are intertwined and essential to understanding conflict and consensus. Their research has led to a symposium, a book, and a recent article in <em>Colloquy</em>.</span> Architecture News 518160 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ArchRecord Editor’s Picks for 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/archrecord-editor-s-picks-for-2012.html <em>Architectural Record&rsquo;s</em><span>&nbsp;&ldquo;Editor&rsquo;s Picks: Best Architecture of 2012&rdquo; is studded with GSD stars. Here&rsquo;s the list of their projects that &ldquo;defined the year in design.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 518163 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-the-launch-of-the-wheelwright-prize.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize, a 100,000 USD traveling fellowship awarded annually to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery.</span> Architecture News 518028 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Andreas Georgoulias presents in Dubai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-presents-in-dubai.html <a href="http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/georgoulias-andreas">Andreas Georgoulias</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture&nbsp;and&nbsp;research director of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/" target="_blank">Zofnass Program&nbsp;for Sustainable Infrastructure</a><span>) kicked off the holiday season with a research presentation&nbsp;at the 3rd International Architectural Conservation Conference in Dubai earlier this month.</span> Architecture News 517428 Thu, 27 Dec 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Hyuntek Yoon and Soobum You reimagine Detroit riverfront http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hyuntek-yoon-and-soobum-you-reimagine-detroit-riverfront.html <span><span>Hyuntek Yoon and Soobum You (both MArch &nbsp;&rsquo;12) of&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Atelier WHY&nbsp;</span><span><span>have won the Detroit Riverfront Competition with an urban fantasy land that bridges streetscape and river with</span></span>&nbsp;a magical forest. Alumni News 517424 Wed, 26 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 John Hong and Jinhee Park in the Design Vanguard http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-in-the-design-vanguard.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch &rsquo;02) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) are in the&nbsp;<em>Architectural Record&nbsp;</em><span>&ldquo;2012 Design Vanguard.&rdquo; The honor comes right on the heels of a&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Chicago Athenaeum</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">American Architecture Award for their&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">White Block Gallery.</span> Alumni News 516696 Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Harvard Magazine on the Community Innovation Lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-magazine-reports-on-the-community-innovation-lab.html <span>In the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/ses-05468-fall-2012.html">Community Innovation Lab</a><span>, <span>guided by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-hooper.html">Michael Hooper</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of urban planning) and Susan Crawford( visiting Stanton professor of the First Amendment), GSD and HKS students</span>&nbsp;teamed up with three community groups in Boston and the Mayor&rsquo;s Office of New Urban Mechanics to make &ldquo;big ideas&rdquo; a reality in the Dudley and Upham&rsquo;s Corner neighborhoods.</span> Faculty News 516697 Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Farshid Moussavi a finalist for Moscow Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-a-finalist-for-moscow-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) is a finalist for the competition to design a new science museum and educational center in Moscow.</span> Architecture News 516327 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Preparing for the storm: Jerold Kayden at HSPH forum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preparing-for-the-storm-jerold-kayden-at-hsph-forum.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/o9aboYBZyic?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p>Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) joined colleagues from FEMA, MGH, the Harvard Center for the Environment and FAS for a HSPH forum and webcast called &ldquo;<a href="http://theforum.sph.harvard.edu/events/big-weather-and-coastal-cities">Big Weather and Coastal Cities: Resilience in the Face of Disaster,&rdquo;</a>&nbsp; moderated by&nbsp;<em>Huffington Post</em>&nbsp;senior writer Tom Zeller Jr.</p> <p>Read about the forum in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/12/lessons-for-the-next-sandy/">Lessons for the next Sandy</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Faculty News 516329 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Leena Cho (MLA ’09) and Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) shortlisted for MoMA PS1 YAP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tempagency.html <a title="www.tempagency.co" href="/content/sitemap/www.tempagency.co">TempAgency</a>, a design/research collaborative between <a title="www.kutonotuk.com" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com">Kutonotuk</a> (Leena Cho, MLA &rsquo;09 and Matthew Jull, MArch &rsquo;08) and mcdowellespinosa, is selected as one of the five finalists for the prestigious <a title="momaps1.org/yap" href="http://momaps1.org/yap/">MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2013</a>. Alumni News 515826 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:56:00 -0500 Florian Idenburg competes for UC Davis art museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-competes-for-uc-davis-art-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://so-il.org/">SO-Il</a><span>&nbsp;is part of a partnership selected to compete for the creation of the new Shrem Museum of Art at U.C. Davis.</span> Architecture News 515844 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Sinking Gardens: Alan Waxman and Nikola Bojic connect past to future in Hangzhou http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sinking-gardens-alan-waxman-and-nikola-bojic-connect-past-to.html <span>&ldquo;Sinking Gardens,&rdquo; by Nikola Bojic (MDesS 13) and Alan Waxman (MLA 14), was&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">installed in XiXi National Wetland Park</span><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;in&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Hangzhou</span><span>&nbsp;</span><span>for the 2012 West Lake International Sculpture Exhibition</span><span>. The work connects the history of&nbsp;<span>families who lived for generations in XiXi with the contemporary building boom, and lays claim to&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">public space&nbsp;for&nbsp;</span><span><span>the future of China.</span></span> Landscape Architecture News 515548 Tue, 11 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0500 Architecture for the senses: Pierre Hermé at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-for-the-senses-pierre-herm-at-the-gsd.html <span>For anyone to whom the similarity between a building and a French pastry is not evident, Pierre Herme&rsquo;s presentation, &ldquo;The Architecture of Taste,&rdquo; at the GSD last week was a revelation. Herme&rsquo;s approach to designing unique tastes through a combination of flavors and textures &ldquo;is analogous to the programmatic construction that takes place in architecture,&rdquo; observes Savinien&nbsp;Caracostea (MArch &rsquo;13), the event organizer. Read more about it in &ldquo;</span><a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/11/constructing-the-perfect-bite">Constructing the Perfect Bite</a><span>&rdquo; in&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Magazine</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 515545 Mon, 10 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Imagining Mumbai’s future: GSD team wins APA-MA award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/imagining-mumbai-s-future-gsd-team-wins-apa-ma-award.html <span>A team of Harvard students has won the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association 2012 Student Project Award.&nbsp; James Cody Birkey (MDesS &rsquo;13) and Jaemin Ha (MAUD &rsquo;12) collaborated with Mukul Bafana (HBS) and Laura Bishop (HLS) on the Mumbai Port Redevelopment project.</span> Alumni News 514810 Wed, 05 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 GSD is 2 for 5 on MoMA PS1 shortlist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-is-2-for-5-on-moma-ps1-shortlist.html <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6342">French 2D</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;(Jenny French, MArch &lsquo;11) is not the only homegrown firm to be selected as a finalist for the 2013&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.momaps1.org/yap/view/15">MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>. Leena Cho (MLA &lsquo;09) and Matthew Jull (MArch &lsquo;08) of&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/">Kotonotuk</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;have collaborated with mcdowellespinosa to form&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.tempagency.co/">TempAgency</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>, which has also been invited to submit a proposal for the 2013 award. &nbsp;</span><br /></a> Alumni News 514535 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Elemental and incremental: Alejandro Aravena's urban approach http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/elemental-and-incremental-alejandro-aravena-s-urban-approach.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) presented the keynote speech at a celebration to launch the&nbsp;</span><em>Elemental/Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual</em><span>, in Santiago, Chile, on November 26. The book by architect Alejandro Aravena (design critic &lsquo;00-04) and engineer Andrew Iacobelli details 12 years of extraordinary success engaging local communities in a novel program of social housing for the most disenfranchised sectors of the population.</span> Alumni News 514540 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to be MacDowell Colony Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-be-macdowell-colony-fellow.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;of architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;will be a residential fellow at the MacDowell Colony, where he will work on his current book project examining the persistence of accusations of ugliness in aesthetic debates in Great Britain.</span> Architecture News 513960 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Rotterdam studio invites the world in http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rotterdam-gsd-studio-invites-the-world-in.html <p>&ldquo;Reconsidering Architecture,&rdquo; the Rotterdam-based studio led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/remment-koolhaas.html">Rem Koolhaas</a> (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) and Stephan Tr&uuml;by (lecturer in architecture) approaches architecture from 40 thousand feet and ground level simultaneously. Recently faculty and students invited the Rotterdam public in for an exhibition and evening of debate about their research at the Dependance at the Schieblock. Read&nbsp;Jaakko van &lsquo;t Spijker's account of the event&nbsp;<span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">in&nbsp;</span><em style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; background-color: #f4f4f4;"><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61783663/harvard-in-rotterdam-harvard-gsd-amo-presentation-in-the-rotterdam-dependence">Archinect</a>.</em></p> Architecture News 513962 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 New book by Antoine Picon traces architectural adventure of one postwar French town http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-book-by-antoine-picon.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;new book&nbsp;</span><em>De la ville nouvelle &agrave; la vie durable: Marne-la Vall&eacute;e<strong></strong></em><span>&nbsp;offers a comprehensive look at the largest French postwar new town begun in the 1960s and still growing today.</span> Architecture News 514069 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Options studios take students around the world http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/options-studios-take-students-around-the-world.html <span>This semester&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html">urban planning and design</a><span>&nbsp;students are investigating issues through option studios in New York, Jerusalem, Burkina Faso, China and closer to home.</span> Student News 513954 Wed, 28 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Max Rohm on Urban Interrelations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/max-rohm-on-urban-interrelations.html <span>Max Rohm (MArch/MLA &lsquo;01 and visiting design critic in 2005) and Flavio Janches just published a new book,&nbsp;</span><em>Urban Interrelations</em><span>, proposing enhancing integration of informal settlements into the urban mainstream through community participation in the development of public spaces and facilities.</span> Alumni News 513958 Wed, 28 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Planning programs event features Fainstein on “The Just City” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/planning-programs-event-features-fainstein-on-the-just-city.html <span>On November 17, the GSD&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html"></a><span>hosted the annual fall get together of the&nbsp;<span>four accredited planning programs in Massachusetts</span>, featuring a lecture by </span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/susan-fainstein.html">Susan Fainstein</a><span>&nbsp;(senior research fellow),</span><span>&nbsp;&ldquo;</span><em>The Argument for Just Outcomes</em><span>.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 513720 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Jeff Mansfield connects with the Amazon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeff-mansfield-connects-with-the-amazon.html <p><span>In August, Jeffrey Mansfield (MArch) was in the Brazilian Amazon with the</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>Portable Light Project, when he realized that the remote areas are increasingly covered by 3G networks. Mansfield was inspired to develop &ldquo;Taking Charge,&rdquo;&nbsp;</span><span>a project to</span><span>&nbsp;provide tools and training to jungle residents to expand cell phone use and crowdsource knowledge for farming, fishing, trade, weather, banking, health and more.</span></p> <p>Read about his grand scheme in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/11/taking-charge-with-cellphones/">Taking Charge with cellphones</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Architecture News 513723 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Aliki Economides presents in Istanbul http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aliki-economides-presents-in-istanbul.html <p>Aliki Economides (PhD candidate &lsquo;14) presented her paper &ldquo;Constructing Home, Constructing Self: The Maison Cormier and its &lsquo;Architecte &amp; Ing&eacute;nieur-Constructeur<em> </em>Client&rsquo;&rdquo; at the ArchTheo&rsquo;12 conference in Istanbul, Turkey.&nbsp;</p> DDes/PhD News 513196 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Danish Kurani wins Boston Foundation for Architecture grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/danish-kurani-wins-boston-foundation-for-architecture-grant.html <p>The Boston Foundation for Architecture recently announced the 2012 grantees, which include Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) and the Classroom Co-Creators Project. The project involves a participatory design process with Blackstone Elementary School in South Boston to engage students and teachers in the creation of their learning environment.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 513198 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 2013 Pavilion Program winner announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2013-pavilion-program-winner-announced.html <span>This year the GSD inaugurated a competition for the school&rsquo;s first Pavilion Program. The jury has ruled, and &ldquo;Simulated Panorama&rdquo; was selected for installation in spring 2013 under the Gund Hall portico.</span> Architecture News 513200 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Xiamen studio re-envisions the megaplot http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiamen-studio-reenvisions-the-megaplot.html <em>Common Frameworks: Rethinking the Developmental City,&nbsp;</em><span>a studio taught by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/christopher-lee.html">Chris Lee</a><span>&nbsp;of Serie Architects</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.serie.co.uk/"></a><span>, is part of a three-year research project to rethink the development of the megaplot through understanding what a city holds common: its housing.</span> Landscape Architecture News 513079 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:00:00 -0500 Tracing the Digital/Physical Featured at Prix Ars Electronica http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tracing-the-digital-physical-project-by-gsd-alums-featured-at.html GSD alums Hans Baumann (MLA &rsquo;11) and Aidan Acker (MLA &rsquo;11) have been working on a project, <a title="Tracing the Digital/Physical" href="http://www.aec.at/nextidea/tracing-the-digitalphysical/">Tracing the Digital/Physical</a>, that has now been featured at the Prix Ars Electronica [the next idea]. Alumni News 513067 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:34:00 -0500 GSD Alum Working to House Hurricane Sandy Victims http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alum-working-to-house-hurricane-sandy-victims.html Recent GSD alum Molly Turner (MUP &rsquo;11), has put what she learned about disaster planning to innovative use. She has worked with her employer, Airbnb, to respond to the devastation that Hurricane Sandy caused over parts of the northeast by creating an <a title="https://www.airbnb.com/sandy" href="https://www.airbnb.com/sandy">online platform</a> for people to host Sandy victims for free. Alumni News 513069 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:30:00 -0500 Recent releases from the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-releases-from-the-gsd.html <span>This fall, the GSD collaborated with Lars M&uuml;ller Publishers&nbsp;to release three new publications.</span><em><br /></em> Faculty News 512960 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 From Analog to Digital: Redesigning Gund for the 21st century http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/from-analog-to-digital.html For 40 years Gund Hall has reigned as an architectural icon of the 20<sup>th</sup> century: great bones, proudly displayed. But changes in contemporary architectural practice and education, along with the need for increased energy efficiency have argued for updating. The GSD is rising to the challenge. Alumni News 513065 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Theaster Gates Awarded Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/theaster-gates-awarded-vera-list-center-prize-for-art-and.html <span>Theaster Gates (LF 2011)&nbsp;has been named inaugural winner of the&nbsp;Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics at the New School. The biennial prize honors an artist who has taken risks to advance social justice. Read more on the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/theaster-gates-awarded-vera-list-center-prize-for-art-and-politics/#more-2749">LOEBlog</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Loeb Fellowship News 513082 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Dean Mostafavi: instigating the design future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dean-mostafavi-instigating-the-design-future.html <span>Dean Mohsen Mostafavi has published 5 books in the past two years. In his writing as well as his leadership of the GSD, he is tireless in fostering engagement: between mentors and students, people in communities, the design professions with each other, and the GSD with the world. He&rsquo;ll sleep later. Read Spencer Bailey&rsquo;s interview with the dean for&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/4/549040/surface-mag-interview-mm.pdf">Surface</a></em><span>.</span> Architecture News 513084 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Jenny French’s ghost buildings http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jenny-french-s-ghost-buildings.html <p>Jenny French (MArch &rsquo;11) visited 15 unbuilt visionary architecture projects around the world for the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/architecture/fellowships-prizes-travel-programs/julia-amory-appleton-traveling-fellowship.html">Julia A. Appleton Traveling Fellowship</a>. The exhibit based on her inquiry, &ldquo;Representation&rsquo;s Ghost,&rdquo; is on display in Gund through January 28. In other exciting news, French was shortlisted for the 2013 MOMA PS1 Young Architects Program. Results of the competition are expected early next year.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 512945 Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Hanif Kara shares Stirling Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hanif-kara-shares-stirling-award.html <span>The 2012 RIBA Stirling prize went to a dark horse this year: the Sainsbury Lab designed by Stanton Williams.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/hanif-kara.html">Hanif Kara&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in creative engineering) structural and civil engineering firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.akt-uk.com/">AKT II&nbsp;</a><span>shared the accolades.</span> Architecture News 512736 Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Kryszyztof Wodiczko gives voice to veterans http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kryszyztof-wodiczko-gives-voice-to-veterans.html <a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;(professor in residence of art, design and the public domain) has animated t</span><span>he statue of Abraham Lincoln in NYC with the stories of contemporary veterans </span><span>for &ldquo;Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection.&rdquo;&nbsp;<span>The&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578105151602946238.html">Wall Street Journal</a>&nbsp;</em>has the story.</span> Faculty News 512274 Tue, 13 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Gund Hall: architecture’s teaching tool http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gund-hall-architecture-s-teaching-tool.html <p><em><a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Architecture-of-Architecture-Schools.asp">Architectural Record</a></em>&nbsp;looks at 6 schools that represent <span>exemplary&nbsp;</span>20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;century design for architectural education and reports on how they are faring for the 21<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;century. Foremost among the gorgeous structures is Gund Hall, which beginning in 2010 has undergone a redesign of its studio spaces overseen by Lee Cott (MArch &rsquo;70). More on that to come.</p> <p>In the meantime, read &ldquo;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Architecture-of-Architecture-Schools.asp">The Architecture of Architecture Schools</a>.&rdquo;</p> Alumni News 511860 Mon, 12 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 GSD: still on top http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-still-on-top.html <p><em>Architectural Record</em>&nbsp;just published the annual review by DesignIntelligence, &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Top Architecture Schools 2013,&rdquo; and Harvard once again appears in first place for graduate architectural education, as it has for 12 of the 14 years of the ranking.</p> <p>Not only that, it is number 1 in graduate landscape architecture education as well.</p> <p>What keeps the GSD at the top? &ldquo;Not only does it have a strong reputation overall, but it scores very well in design, analysis, planning, and the communication skills that graduates need in professional practice.&rdquo;</p> <p>Read James P. Cramer&rsquo;s &nbsp;<em><a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Americas-Top-Architecture-Schools-2013-2.asp">Architectural Record</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.di.net/articles/big-shifts-in-design-school-rankings-for-2013/">DesignIntelligence</a></em>&nbsp;articles or download the entire&nbsp;<em><a href="http://store.di.net/collections/reports/products/best-architecture-schools">DI survey</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 511857 Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo to design Reggio School http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/belinda-tato-and-jose-luis-vallejo-to-design-reggio-school.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/belinda-tato.html">Belinda Tato</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jose-luis-vallejo.html">Jose Luis Vallejo</a><span>&nbsp;(design critics in urban planning and design and founding members of Ecosistema Urbano of Madrid) just won a competition for the construction of the Reggio Children Foundation&rsquo;s new experimental education center in Italy.</span> Architecture News 511849 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Architecture’s shelf life: Teman and Teran Evans’ design seminar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-s-shelf-life-teman-and-teran-evans-design-seminar.html <p>Twin GSD alums&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/teman-evans.html">Teman</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/teran-evans.html">Teran</a>&nbsp;Evans (MArch &rsquo;04 and lecturers in architecture) aren&rsquo;t worried when the&nbsp;<em>New York Times&nbsp;</em>proclaims the architect is obsolete. They have parlayed their celebrated design skills into a firm that offers brand consulting, architectural design and jewelry design, and they are currently jolting the thinking of GSD students through their Paper or Plastic seminar. &nbsp;As Teman puts it, &ldquo;We&rsquo;re three-dimensional problem-solvers, and we can solve problems at the big scale of buildings and also small problems that fit in your hand.&rdquo;</p> <p>Read more in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/11/architects-in-supermarkets/">Architects in supermarkets</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Alumni News 511851 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Risk and resilience: new MDesS concentration featured on WBUR.com http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/risk-and-resilience.html <p>Following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, WBUR's Renee Loth highlights the new MDesS concentration,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/risk-and-resilience.html">Risk and Resilience</a>, designed to address &ldquo;the inevitability of unpredictable shocks to the built and natural environmen.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> MDes News 511639 Wed, 07 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Carlos Garciavelez on the Mexico City Periferico http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carlos-garciavelez-on-the-mexico-city-periferico.html <p>Carlos Garciavelez (MAUD '12 and teaching associate in urban design) published his thesis research "Concrete Matters: Beyond Stillbirth Infrastructure" in the Mexican journal&nbsp;<em>Arquine</em>. Garciavelez argues for the introduction of a rapid transit bus system to the<span style="background-color: #f4f4f4; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: #f4f4f4; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal;">Perif&eacute;rico, a double decker beltway in Mexico City, to</span>&nbsp;partially transform it into a mass transit infrastructure&nbsp;and create new public amenities for the city.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/4/548211/garciavelez-Arquine-Article.jpg">El Perif&eacute;rico como generador ce cuidad</a>.&rdquo;</p> Alumni News 511530 Tue, 06 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Lucas Correa Sevilla and Pablo Pérez Ramos present in Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lucas-correa-sevilla-and-pablo-p-rez-ramos-present-in-ecuador.html <span>Lucas Correa Sevilla (MAUD '12) and Pablo P&eacute;rez Ramos (MLA '12, DDesS candidate) &nbsp;recently presented their research "Sustainability Through New Methodologies of Urban and Landscape Design" in the "Ecuador Ser&aacute; Sustentable" congress. The congress, organized by Grupo FARO, pursues a multidisciplinary approach to a long-term debate on the interactions among environment, economy and society in Ecuador.</span> Alumni News 511312 Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed’s plaza: designed for campus life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-s-plaza-designed-for-campus-life.html <p>Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) has envisioned the transformation of a heavily used but uninviting space at Harvard &ndash; the Science Center plaza &ndash; into a new social hub and destination. It&rsquo;s a fitting task for Reed and his firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism, whose hybridized approach rooted in infrastructure, functionality and ecology was recognized with a prestigious 2012 Smithsonian / Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award.</p> <p>Read "<a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/11/community-space-at-harvards-crossroads#article-images">A 'Common Space' at Harvard&rsquo;s Crossroads</a>" in the current issue of&nbsp;<em>Harvard Magazine</em>.</p> Faculty News 511314 Sun, 04 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Stefano Andreani makes a material presentation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stefano-andreani-makes-a-material-presentation.html <span>Stefano Andreani (MDesS &rsquo;13) was a virtual presenter at the AA Visiting School at Rome on October 25, with a lecture that ranged from theories and prototypes of Parametric Architecture to his ongoing Design Robotics Group inquiry into ceramics and robotics.</span> MDes News 511099 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Chris Reed on building resilient cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-on-building-resilient-cities.html <span>Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) just returned from Asia, where he was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Forum on Resilient Cities, hosted by Kongjian Yu (design critic in landscape architecture and DDesS 95) at the Peking University College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Beijing.</span> DDes/PhD News 511102 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Morgan Wheelock (MLA '64) to be inducted into New England Design Hall of Fame http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/morgan-wheelock-mla-64-to-be-inducted-into-the-new-england.html <span>Morgan Dix Wheelock (MLA '64), landscape architect and former Chairman of the Architectural Review Commission, will be inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame on</span><span>&nbsp;November 8 in Boston</span><span>.</span> Alumni News 510868 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:00:00 -0400 Jeanne Gang's compelling vision for Prentice Hospital http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-s-compelling-vision-for-prentice-hospital.html <h2>In the midst of a battle that has pitted Northwestern University&rsquo;s expansion against preservation of the historic (albeit quirky) Prentice Women&rsquo;s Hospital in Chicago, Jeanne Gang (MArch &rsquo;93) has come up with an elegant solution. Her design for a tower atop the existing structure adds the research space the university needs, pays homage to a unique landmark and forges a &ldquo;third way&rdquo; beyond a seemingly</h2> <h2>insoluble&nbsp;conundrum. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/arts/design/adapting-prentice-womens-hospital-for-new-use-in-chicago.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=2&amp;">A Vision to Avoid Demolition for a &rsquo;70s Pioneer</a>&rdquo; by critic Michael Kimmelman in the&nbsp;<em>NY Times</em>.<br /><em><br />I</em><em style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 18.399999618530273px;">llustration by Jay Hoffman,</em><em>&nbsp;courtesy of Studio Gang Architects</em></h2> Alumni News 510870 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:00:00 -0400 A hive of activity atop Gund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-hive-of-activity-atop-gund.html GSD students recently harvested the first honey from the beehive located on the roof of Gund Hall. The bees have been on the roof since spring 2011 thanks to Connie Migliazzo (MLA I &lsquo;13) and Hallie Chen (MArch I &lsquo;12) who started the hive and Melissa Alexander (MAUD &rsquo;13) and Ben Ruswick (MArch I &lsquo;15) who help to maintain it. The honey will be raffled off on October 26 to benefit a local community garden. Architecture News 510866 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Harvard Graduate School of Design to Create Visiting Professorship in Honor of John Portman http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-create-visiting-professorship-in-architecture.html <p>Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced this week that it will name a distinguished visiting professorship in architecture in honor of John Portman, Founder and Chairman of John Portman &amp; Associates, a leading design firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.</p> Architecture News 510855 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Ken Smith at the Gardner Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ken-smith-at-the-gardner-museum.html Alumni News 510854 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa traces a Line in the Andes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-traces-a-line-in-the-andes.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(director of the Urban Design Degree Program) new publication,&nbsp;</span><em>A Line in the Andes,</em><span>&nbsp;examines the transformative role of the first underground metro line currently under construction in Quito, Ecuador.&nbsp;<span>It sets the stage for well-informed design deliberations regarding the urban future Quito deserves.</span></span> Faculty News 510857 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Eric Höweler’s new American Dream http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eric-h-weler-s-new-american-dream.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) and his firm&nbsp;H&ouml;weler + Yoon Architecture&nbsp;took top prize in the&nbsp;</span><a title="" href="http://mooove.com/audi-urban-future-initiative/en/award/award-2012/jury.html" target="_blank">Audi Urban Future Award 2012</a><span>&nbsp;for &ldquo;Shareway 2030, a reimagining of the Boston to Washington&nbsp;metropolitan region.</span> Architecture News 510841 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Museum Without Walls: Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/museum-without-walls-boston.html <span>The major sights of Boston, as well as tidbits of history and arcane lore are as close as your smartphone with a new app that just rolled out thanks to 4 GSD students. Ingrid Bengtson (MArch &rsquo;15), Sayli Korgaonkar (MArch &rsquo;14), Eduardo M. Llinas-Messeguer (MAUD &rsquo;13) and Josh Schecter (MArch &rsquo;15) helped CultureNOW create walking tours, photos and podcasts for the Museum Without Walls.</span> Architecture News 510845 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Big City Planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/big-city-planning.html <span>Students in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html">Master of Urban Planning</a><span>&nbsp;program got a chance to meet with the planning directors of the nation&rsquo;s 30 largest cities at an evening reception on October 8. &nbsp;The event was part of the Big City Planning Directors Institute, which is offered every fall by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the American Planning Association along with the GSD.</span> Student News 510830 Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:00:00 -0400 Moussavi’s MOCA welcomes change http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/moussavi-s-moca-welcomes-change.html <span>How can a solid structure evoke change and the passage of time? That&rsquo;s the challenge Farshid Moussavi (professor in practice in architecture) met in designing the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.</span> Architecture News 510821 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/international-travel-community-service-fellowship-program-2012.html <span>This past summer, the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/gsd-resources/career-resources/community-service-fellowship/international-travel.html"><strong>International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>provided funding to GSD students for travel overseas to perform community service. Their experiences demonstrate the wide range of roles planners and designers perform and their innovative contributions to solve urban challenges.</span> Architecture News 510827 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Sara Hendren: repositioning dis/ability http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-hendren-repositioning-dis-ability.html <p>Sara Hendren (MDesS '13) edits&nbsp;<em><a href="http://ablersite.org/">Abler</a></em>, a blog about &ldquo;art, adaptive technologies and prosthetics, the future of human bodies in the built environment.&rdquo; &nbsp;She was recently interviewed by Ana Avarez for the art &amp; technology journal&nbsp;<em>Rhizome</em>, which is affiliated with the New Museum in NYC:</p> <p>Read&nbsp;<a href="http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/oct/4/inside-prosthetic-imaginary-interview-sara-hendren">Inside the Prosthetic Imaginary: An Interview with Sara Hendren</a>.</p> MDes News 510805 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:00:00 -0400 GSD's Design Robotics Group hosts workshop at 2012 RobArch Conference in Vienna http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-design-robotics-group-hosts-workshop-at-2012-robarch.html <h2><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a>,&nbsp;Professor of Architectural Technology<strong>&nbsp;</strong>and founder of the GSD's&nbsp;<a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/drg/">Design Robotics Group</a>&nbsp;(DRG), and Nathan King (DDes candidate in Technology) will host a robot workshop at&nbsp;Rob|Arch 2012 in&nbsp;Graz.</h2> Architecture News 510814 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Hilderbrand and Beardsley at the Philip Johnson Glass House http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hilderbrand-and-beardsley-at-the-philip-johnson-glass-house.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture, and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture and director of garden and landscape studies at Dumbarton Oaks) shared the stage in an evening of discussion at the Philip Johnson Glass House on September 20. Their dialogue focused on issues of "Procession" in Johnson's work at his New Canaan estate and other projects, and more broadly throughout modernist and traditional works.</span> Faculty News 510800 Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler commissioned to develop Stadt Park-Donau http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-commissioned-to-develop.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silvia-benedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant in landscape architecture) and Alexander H&auml;usler&nbsp;(MArch II '04) have been commissioned to develop &ldquo;Stadt Park-Donau,&rdquo; an urban park along the Donau River in Ingolstadt, Germany. The design team for the plan included Erik Anderson (MLA &rsquo;13), Michael Luegering (MLA &rsquo;13) and Carolyn Deuschle (MLA &rsquo;14).</span> Alumni News 510792 Fri, 12 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Design Labs Open House this Friday http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-labs-open-house-this-friday.html <p>Announcing the GSD DESIGN LABS OPEN HOUSE</p> <p>42 Kirkland Street</p> <p>Friday, October 12 &ndash; 5:30 PM</p> <p>See where the synthesis of theoretical and applied knowledge is yielding innovative and speculative research that enables design to be an agent of change in society.</p> Research News 510786 Wed, 10 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 MLA, DDes and LF alumni inducted into ASLA Council of Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-inducted-into-asla-council-of-fellows.html <span>S</span><span>everal MLA alumni and affiliates have been inducted into the 2012&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.asla.org/individualaward.aspx?id=4982">ASLA Council of Fellows</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 510752 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:00:00 -0400 Alda Black and Chris Masicampo win MOBILIciTY competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alda-black-and-chris-masicampo-win-mobilicity-competition.html <span>Alda &Ccedil;api Black (MArch &lsquo;11) is heading to Tirana, Albania, to accept first place award in the MOBILIciTY international competition for design of the city&rsquo;s transportation station. Her collaborator is Chris Masicampo (MArch '12).</span> Alumni News 510737 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Solar Map at Cambridge Public Library October 3 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/solar-map-presentation-at-cambridge-public-library-october-3.html Solar Map Presentation at Cambridge Public Library October 3, 2012 at 7:00pm Alumni News 510632 Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:00:00 -0400 MUPs attend APA Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mups-attend-apa-conference.html <span>MUPs mingled with planning professionals at the Southern New England American Planning Association conference last month in Hartford, where they attended sessions on sustainability, transportation, land use, and public participation.</span> Student News 510696 Wed, 03 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students make Park(ing) Day a success http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-make-park-ing-day-a-success.html <span>GSD students transformed&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">a parking space on Cambridge Street&nbsp;</span><span>into a miniature park for national Park(ing) Day on September 21. It quickly filled with&nbsp;</span><span>community members who stopped to talk, play music and eat free ice cream.</span> Student News 510699 Wed, 03 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Strong MDesS presence at ACADIA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/strong-mdess-presence-at-acadia.html There will be a strong MDesS presence at the 2012 Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) conference in San Francisco on October 18-21. MDes News 510625 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 17:00:00 -0400 Road Less Traveled: First year MUPs and MAUDs tour Boston's lesser known sites http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-explore-boston-on-bus-tour.html <span>On September 15, first year MUPs and MAUDs took an introductory bus of tour Boston led by Alex Krieger (p</span><span>rofessor in practice of urban design)&nbsp;</span><span>and Jim Stockard (curator of the Loeb Fellowship). The tour focused on parts of the city that many tourists and Bostonians do not visit and provided students from the two programs a chance to interact.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 510599 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Xiaoxuan Lu: Mining/Demining Laos http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiaoxuan-lu-mining-demining-laos.html <span>Xiaoxuan Lu (MLA &rsquo;12 and senior landscape researcher, GSD Center for Technology and Environment) details her &ldquo;beautiful and clever strategy&rdquo; for cleaning up the bomb-scarred landscape of Laos and mitigating the effects of gold mining in an interview in&nbsp;</span><em>Co.Exist</em><span>. &nbsp;Her project &ldquo;Mining/Demining&rdquo; won a 2012 ASLA Award of Excellence. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680583/cleaning-up-unexploded-bombs-by-turning-them-into-gold-mines#-2">Cleaning Up Unexploded Bombs By Turning Them Into Gold Mines</a><span>.</span><strong>&rdquo;</strong> Alumni News 510684 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Burcin Becerik-Gerber (DDes '06) appointed to early career chair at USC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-burcin-becerik-gerber-ddes-06.html Burcin Becerik-Gerber (DDes '06)<span>&nbsp;<span>has been appointed to the Stephen Schrank Early Career Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Southern California</span></span> Alumni News 510627 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Xiaowei Wang's FLOAT project illuminates pollution in Beijing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiaowei-wang-tells-beijing-to-go-fly-a-kite.html Xiaowei Wang (MLA &rsquo;13) has created a public art event that&rsquo;s also a pollution monitoring project for notoriously smog-ridden Beijing. Wang took advantage of the tradition and beauty of kite flying in China to enlist kite enthusiasts in mapping air quality. Landscape Architecture News 510635 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau and Rafael Moneo jurors for M+ design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-and-rafael-moneo-jurors-for-m-design-competition.html <span>Eve Blau (adjunct professor of urban planning and design) and Rafael Moneo (Josep Lluis Sert professor of architecture) are among the distinguished jurors for the design competition for M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture. Architectural firms wishing to compete must submit an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wkcda.hk/en/architectural_competition/mplus/EOI_for_design_or_design_consultant/index.html">Expression of Interest</a><span>&nbsp;by October 15.</span> Architecture News 510637 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 MLA students and alums receive ASLA awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-and-current-students-of-the-landscape-architecture.html <span>Several Master of Landscape Architecture candidates are the recipients of the 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects</span><span>&nbsp;Student Awards.</span> Alumni News 510611 Sun, 30 Sep 2012 15:00:00 -0400 Landscape architecture faculty receive ASLA professional awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-faculty-receive-asla-professional-awards.html <span>A number of Landscape Architecture faculty have been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects (</span><span>ASLA</span><span>).</span> Faculty News 510607 Wed, 26 Sep 2012 02:30:00 -0400 Michael Ezban (MLA '13) presents at DredgeFest http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-presents-at-dredgefest.html <span>This Friday, September 28, Michael Ezban (MLA 1 AP &rsquo;13) will be a panelist at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://dredgeresearchcollaborative.org/dredgefest/">DredgeFest NYC</a><span>&nbsp;symposium. Ezban was invited based on research and design work he produced with Jana Vandergoot (MLA 1 AP &rsquo;13) at the GSD. The&nbsp;<span>2-day gathering of policymakers, designers, theorists and industry experts presents the latest technology and interventions designed to deal with sediment production.&nbsp;</span></span> Alumni News 510596 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Albert (MLA '13) and Victor Perez Amado (MAUD, MARCH '13) win Designing Action competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-albert-mla-ii-13-and-victor-perez-amado-maud-march-i-ap.html <span>Michael Albert (MLA II &nbsp;'13) and Victor Perez Amado (MAUD, MARCH I AP '13) have won the Designing Action International Competition. Th</span><span>eir project &ldquo;theBEND&rdquo; was selected&nbsp;</span><span>from among 130 entries in 99 countries.</span> Landscape Architecture News 510585 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 -0400 Memorial as activism: recent and upcoming work by Krzysztof Wodiczko http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/memorial-as-activism-the-work-of-krzysztof-wodiczko-and-julian.html <span>Krzysztof Wodiczko creates memorials that evade closure on painful history. This fall his work is giving voice to forgotten, hidden and marginalized members of society in numerous venues in the U.S. and Europe.</span> Faculty News 510568 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Danish Kurani attends State Department dinner http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/danish-kurani-attends-state-department-dinner.html <p>In 2010 Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) was inducted into<span style="background-color: #f4f4f4; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: #f4f4f4; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; font-style: normal;">the U.S. State Department's</span>&nbsp;&ldquo;Generation Change,&rdquo; recognizing the best and most innovative American Muslim leaders under the age of 30. &nbsp;Last week Kurani attended a dinner reception hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to discuss&nbsp;<span style="background-color: #f4f4f4; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; font-style: normal;">building stronger relationships between the U.S. and the Muslim world.</span></p> Student News 510589 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 New Hours for Special Collections http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-hours-for-special-collections.html Loeb Library News 510605 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD Publications for sale in Library http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-publications-for-sale-in-library.html Loeb Library News 510608 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Christensen authors journal article on Islamic architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-christensen-authors-journal-article-on-islamic.html DDes/PhD News 510577 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 The design of forests: Dan Handel MArch II '10) curates exhibition at the CCA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-design-of-forests-dan-handel-curates-an-exhibition.html <em><a href="http://www.cca.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/1781-first-the-forests">First, the Forests</a></em><span>, curated by Dan Handel (MArch II '10) at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, looks at the unexplored relationships between forestry, planning and design.&nbsp;<span>Handel is the&nbsp;</span></span><span><span>first winner of the CCA's&nbsp;</span></span><span><span>Young Curator fellowship&nbsp;<span>launched in 2011.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> Alumni News 510570 Tue, 18 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD tourism club helps students getouttagund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gotta-getouttagund.html <span>The GSD&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/gsdtourism">Tourism Club</a><span>&nbsp;led a walking tour of Jamaica Plain on Saturday, September 8, as this year&rsquo;s first &ldquo;getouttagund&rdquo; program. <span>The tours are one way the club sparks connections and debate about the social, economic, cultural, policy and planning issues related to tourism.&nbsp;</span></span> Student News 510573 Tue, 18 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD teams win Pruitt Igoe Now competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-teams-win-pruitt-igoe-now-competition.html Xiaowei R. Wang <span>(</span><span>MLA '13)&nbsp;</span>and Heather Dunbar <span>(</span><span>MLA '13)&nbsp;</span>were awarded first place in the <a href="http://www.pruittigoenow.org/">competition</a> to re-imagine the vacant Pruitt Igoe housing project in St. Louis, for their submission &ldquo;St. Louis Ecological Production Line.&rdquo; Third prize went to the Social Agency Lab for &ldquo;The Fantastic Pruitt-Igoe!,&rdquo; with a team including GSD students and alums.&nbsp; Loeb Fellowship News 510554 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde's Aggregate group wins Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-power-of-the-aggregate.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a><span>, of which Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) is a founding member, has received a&nbsp;</span>2012 Graham Foundation grant<span>&nbsp;in support of its digital research and publication initiatives.</span> Architecture News 510563 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Jennifer Luce (MDesS '94) announces exhibition at Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jennifer-luce-mdess-94-announces-luce-et-studio-exhibition-at.html <p>LUCE et studio, firm of Jennifer Luce (MDesS '94), announce the exhibition "to have and to hold" at the Venice Biennale from August 30-November 30. This exhibit is part of a group exhibit&nbsp;by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.</p> Alumni News 510537 Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 President Obama appoints Alex Krieger to Commission of Fine Arts http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/president-obama-appoints-alex-krieger-to-the-commission-of-fine.html President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alex-krieger.html">Alex Krieger</a>, Professor in Practice in Urban Design, to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. Faculty News 510552 Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students win Bocconi Urban Campus competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-bocconi-competition.html <span>A team led by GSD students&nbsp;</span><span>Stefano Andreani (MDesS '13) and Federico de Molfetta (MDesS '13)&nbsp;</span><span>has won the Bocconi Urban Campus international competition with the &ldquo;Bocconi Yard&rdquo; project.</span> Architecture News 510528 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Andreas Georgoulias on Infrastructure Sustainability and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-on-infrastructure-sustainability-and-design.html <p><em>Renewable Energy Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;caught up with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a><span>, research director for the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/index.html">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a><span>, to dig into the challenge he's undertaken: to&nbsp;</span><span>offer guidelines for i</span><span>nfrastructure sustainability and design</span><span>&nbsp;for</span><span>&nbsp;the 21st Century.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/at-harvard-information-is-the-infrastructure-facility">Read the interview</a>.</span></p> Faculty News 510497 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper publishes research on forced eviction and involuntary resettlement http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-publishes-research-on-forced-eviction-and.html Michael Hooper,&nbsp;<span>assistant professor of urban planning,</span><span>&nbsp;recently published the results of a study of forced eviction and resettlement in Tanzania.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 510502 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Ezban talks trash at the University of Sussex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-talks-trash.html <span>Michael Ezban (MLA1 AP '13) has been invited to deliver his paper, "The Trash Heap of History," at the TRASH Conference in the UK on September 14. The paper examining the ancient Roman landfill Monte Testaccio was published in&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/rome-monte-testaccio-landfill-reclamation/33268/">Places</a></em><span>&nbsp;journal earlier this year.&nbsp;</span> Landscape Architecture News 510479 Wed, 05 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mapping Mumbai's toilets http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-mumbai-s-toilets-tonight-at-5-pm.html <p>Join&nbsp;Rahul Mehrotra (chair of the department of urban planning and design),&nbsp;Richard Cash (senior lecturer&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Harvard School of Public Health) and&nbsp;James Potter and Jennifer Weaver (master&rsquo;s candidates at SPH) for a lively discussion of their work at the intersection of design and public health in Mumbai.&nbsp;<br /><br />TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 5:00 PM</p> <div>K262, CGIS KNAFEL, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138</div> Faculty News 510469 Tue, 04 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Kees Lokman (MDesS 12') appointed Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at WUSTL http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kees-lokman-appointed-assistant-professor-of-landscape.html <span>Kees Lokman (MDesS 12') has been appointed Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University in Saint Louis.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/portfolios/kees_lokman">Read More</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 510433 Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:00:00 -0400 Fadi Masoud wants to feed Toronto http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fadi-masoud-wants-to-feed-toronto.html <p>Fadi Masoud (MLAII '12) has been awarded the 2012 RAIC National Urban Design&nbsp;student&nbsp;award with a team from the University of Toronto.&nbsp;</p> Landscape Architecture News 510409 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Community Service Fellows gain firsthand planning experience http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/community-service-fellows-gain-firsthand-planning-experience.html GSD students brought their design and research skills to address practical community&nbsp;<span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">needs&nbsp;</span>this summer through the Community Service Fellowship Program. Their internships took them to government agencies and nonprofits in Boston and other cities. Landscape Architecture News 510428 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Project Link: A key to the future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/project-link-a-key-to-the-future.html <p>Greater Boston teens have been getting a taste of architecture and design in a small but important program at the GSD.&nbsp;</p> GSD Announcements/Alerts 510407 Tue, 28 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 ICE-POPS at Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ice-pops-at-venice-biennale.html Elizabeth MacWillie (MDesS &rsquo;14) and colleagues from Harvard, MIT and Tufts presented their ICE-POPS project at the prestigious Architecture Biennale in Venice. Architecture News 510393 Mon, 27 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students study urban heat island effect in Bronx http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-study-urban-heat-island-effect-in-bronx.html <span>GSD students Naz Beykan (MDesS) and Jainxaing Huang (DDesS) had fun with field research that will make a serious contribution to understanding the cooling effects of green space on the urban landscape.&nbsp;</span> DDes/PhD News 510361 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Wang Shu’s architecture of change in China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wang-shu-s-architecture-of-change-in-china.html Wang Shu starts his day reading 17<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;C poetry and writing Chinese calligraphy. The first Chinese architect to&nbsp;win the Pritzker prize&nbsp;spent the last couple of years at the GSD and is showing China the way to bring the traditional in harmony with the modern. Architecture News 510245 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui profiles GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/l-architecture-d-aujourd-hui-profiles-gsd.html <p>Read what one of France&rsquo;s most important architecture journals has to say about the GSD in their July/August issue.<span><br /></span></p> Architecture News 510248 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD Students at the Chicago Waterline http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-at-the-chicago-waterline.html <p><span>The &ldquo;Waterline&rdquo; exhibit at the Chicago River Museum presents provocative design solutions by GSD students in Philip Enquist's 2012 option studio.</span></p> Student News 510251 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Introducing the 2013 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/introducing-the-2013-loeb-fellows.html <p><span>The new Loeb Fellowship class includes an environmental policymaker, an electronic gaming designer, 3 producers of urban spectacle, and an architect who uses her craft for conflict resolution.</span></p> Loeb Fellowship News 510283 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Maurice Cox (LF '05) appointed as Associate Dean for Community Engagement at the Tulane School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maurice-cox-lf-05-appointed-as-associate-dean-for-community.html Maurice Cox (LF '05) new Associate Dean for community engagement at Tulane School of Architecture. Alumni News 510216 Thu, 16 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD shines among Architectural Digest’s 2012 Innovators http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-shines-among-architectural-digest-s-2012-innovators.html Architecture News 510230 Tue, 14 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology concentration puts focus on sustainable cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/urbanism-landscape-ecology-concentration-puts-focus-on.html Imagine if cities were planned taking into account water use, alternative energy sources, waste streams, biodiversity, and green space. That&rsquo;s just what students are challenged to do in the <a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/08/making-green-a-primary-color">Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology</a>&nbsp;research concentration at the GSD. Faculty News 510232 Tue, 14 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Andreas Georgoulias envisions a new Athens Hellinikon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-envisions-a-new-athens-hellinikon.html Andreas Georgoulias, research director for the&nbsp;Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, examines the redevelopment plans for the former Athens Hellinikon Airport in the July 21, 2012 issue of&nbsp;<em>Imerisia.</em> Architecture News 510172 Wed, 08 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Stephen Ervin awarded Esri Lifetime Achievement Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stephen-ervin-awarded-esri-lifetime-achievement-award.html Stephen Ervin, assistant dean of information technology, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California in July. Ervin was recognized as a &ldquo;visionary of geospatial sciences&rdquo; for his active involvement in the development of the theoretical foundations of geodesign. Faculty News 509770 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students present at Med.Net.EU.12 conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-present-at-med-net-eu-12-conference.html GSD students Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS '12, DDesS Candidate '15), Fadi Masoud (MLAII ' 12), Laurent Corroyer (MDesS '13) and Jeannette Sordi (Visiting Student '13) were invited to deliver papers at the international Med.Net.EU.12 conference in Genoa, Italy in June. DDes/PhD News 509695 Wed, 25 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Maurice Cox new associate dean at Tulane http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane.html From urban design to community development to civic leadership to education, with a stop at the Loeb Fellowship, Maurice Cox (LF 2005) has taken an unusual path to his role as architectural educator. On July 1 he was named associate dean for community engagement and director of Tulane City Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.&nbsp;<a class="more-link target-blank" title="Read more at the LOEBlog" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane/#more-1246">Read more&nbsp;at the LOEBlog</a> Architecture News 509664 Tue, 24 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Reencuentros Iberica with Daniel Ibañez http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/reencuentros-iberica-with-daniel-iba-ez.html Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (DDes candidate and co-founder of Margen-Lab) participated in the symposium "Arquitectura Iberica | Reencuentros y Talleres" directed by&nbsp; Eduardo Souto de Moura (2011 Pritzker Prize) and Francisco Mangado (both former GSD visiting professors). Architecture News 509604 Sat, 21 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Retooling Gabon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/retooling-gabon.html Gabon, a tiny country with enormous challenges and opportunities, turned to Ben Aranda&rsquo;s studio when reimagining the future of its capital city. Their solutions for navigating the park-city boundary just might help position Libreville as a model for the 21<sup>st</sup> Century. Architecture News 509552 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty honored at White House for National Design Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-honored-at-white-house-for-national-design-awards.html The GSD was well represented among the winners of the National Design Awards at a ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the<strong> </strong>Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mack-scogin.html">Mack Scogin</a> (Kajima professor in practice of architecture) and his wife and partner Merrill Elam won the award for architecture. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, won in the landscape architecture category. Alumni News 509524 Tue, 17 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD team wins ASLA National Award for Collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-wins-asla-national-award-for-collaboration.html Michael Albert (Master in Landscape Architecture), Victor Perez Amado (Master in Architecture), and Anna Cawrse,&nbsp; (Master of Landscape Architecture) have been&nbsp;chosen&nbsp;to receive an <strong>American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award in Student Collaboration</strong> for their project &ldquo;<a href="http://www.udcompetition.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Team-1482.pdf">Bayou Commons</a>,&rdquo; a master land use plan for downtown Houston. Architecture News 509431 Thu, 12 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 LA alumni featured in International Garden Festival http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-alumni-featured-in-jardins-de-metis.html <span>Kimberly Garza (MLA II '11), Andrew Tenbrink (MLA II '10) of&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.atlaslab.net/">ATLAS Lab</a><span>&nbsp;and Forbes Lipschitz (MLA I '11),&nbsp;</span><span>a landscape designer at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.dlandstudio.com/">dlandstudio</a><span>,</span><span>&nbsp;are featured in the 13th</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>International Garden Festival in Quebec.</span> Alumni News 509339 Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:00:00 -0400 Christopher Lee’s winning design for Singapore courts complex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christopher-lee-s-winning-design-for-singapore-courts-complex.html <span>The Singapore Subordinate Courts have announced the winning design for a new courts complex after an open competition process that started in September last year.&nbsp; The design, by Christopher Lee of London-based Serie Architects, in collaboration with local Singaporean firm Multiply Architects, includes two new towers and the renovation of the existing Octagon courts building.</span> Faculty News 509358 Fri, 06 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Feast for the Senses: MDesS students host Food Opera at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/art-design-and-asparagus-the-new-frontier.html What happens when art and design engage with the public realm to shape social and aesthetic experience?&nbsp;Sometimes a new sensory experience is born, as in the recent <em>Food Opera: Four Asparagus</em> <em>Compositions</em>, hosted by Jutta Friedrichs (MDesS &lsquo;12), Elizabeth MacWillie (MDesS &lsquo;12) and Sara Hendren (MDesS &lsquo;13). MDes News 509334 Mon, 02 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra and RMA Architects win Open Innovation Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-and-rma-architects-win-open-innovation-challenge.html <span>How does one ensure&nbsp;</span><em>sammaan</em><span>, or diginity,&nbsp;when designing toilet facilities for the slums of India? UPD Chair&nbsp;</span>Rahul Mehrotra&rsquo;s<span>&nbsp;answer made him the Open Innovation Challenge winner.</span> Faculty News 509336 Mon, 02 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 New undergraduate track in architectural studies to begin this fall http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/undergraduate-architectural-studies-track-begins-in-fall.html <span class="firstwords">For the first time</span> this fall, <span>a select group of undergraduates will take classes at the GSD as part of a new architectural studies track</span>. GSD Announcements/Alerts 509330 Sat, 30 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Victor Sanz (MAUD '11) is a company man http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/victor-sanz-maud-11-is-a-company-man.html <p class="Default">In the early 20<sup>th</sup> Century, the founder of the Bata Shoe Company combined American methods of factory management with the European ethic of communalism to realize a vision of more efficient working and living conditions. Victor Sanz (MAUD '11) begins his odyssey to visit the global network of Bata towns with a GSD Druker Traveling Fellowship, and shares notes of his travels with the Canadian journal <em>On Site Review 27</em> and with us.</p> Alumni News 509327 Fri, 29 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Recent GSD Alumni Daniel Ibanez and Fadi Masoud present at Med.Net.EU Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-gsd-alumni-daniel-ibanez-and-fadi-masoud-to-present-at-med.html Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &lsquo;12, DDesS candidate) and Fadi Masoud (MLA II ' 12) have been accepted to present their paper, <em>Topo-logics in the Mediterranean Basin: Exploring potentials of topography as infrastructure and resource for new urban metabolisms</em>, at the <a title="Med.Net.EU conference call for proposals (PDF)" href="http://www.addgenova.org/home/images/stories/e_Mednet/med.net.eu_call.pdf">Med.Net.EU conference</a> in Italy. Alumni News 509233 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:56:00 -0400 NPR Dazzled by Andy Cao's Light http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/npr-dazzled-by-andy-cao-s-light.html NPR's Susan Stamberg traveled to France and Washington, D.C., to experience Andy the installations by <a title="Andy Cao" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrewcao.html">Andy Cao</a> (LF '11) and&nbsp;Xavier Perrot at Beauvais and Dumbarton Oaks. <a class="target-blank" title="Listen to report" href="http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&amp;t=1&amp;islist=false&amp;id=155719513&amp;m=155751339">Listen to her report</a> on&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>&nbsp;or <a class="target-blank" href="http://m.npr.org/news/front/2101242?singlePage=false">read the transcript</a>. Loeb Fellowship News 509154 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Dongsei Kim (MDesS '12) wins awards for work on borders http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dongsei-kim-mdess-12-wins-awards-for-his-work-on-borders.html Dongsei Kim (MDesS '12) in Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology, has won an Honorable Mention in the National Geographic Award in Mapping for "The Demilitarized Zone: Redrawing the 151 mile border between North and South Korea." Alumni News 509150 Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:00:00 -0400 GSD Hosts United Nations Expert Meeting on Gender and Urbanization http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-hosts-united-nations-expert-meeting-on-gender-and.html <span>On June 11-12, the GSD was home to&nbsp;<span>a United Nations Expert Group Meeting (EGM) entitled &ldquo;Women&rsquo;s Economic Empowerment: A Critical Element for Prosperous Cities.&rdquo;</span>&nbsp;The&nbsp;<span>global gathering, hosted by <span>Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Michael Hooper,</span>&nbsp;brought together key urban policymakers and the leadership of grassroots women&rsquo;s organizations to forge a policy platform for addressing women&rsquo;s economic empowerment in cities.</span></span> Faculty News 509128 Fri, 22 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09), Justin Fowler (MArch '10) and Dan Handel (MArch '10) win Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/acciavatti-09-fowler-10-and-handeln-10-win-graham-foundation.html <p>Three recent GSD graduates, Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09), Justin Fowler (MArch '10) and Dan Handel (MArch '10), have won a Graham Foundation grant to develop a new magazine on American architecture and urbanism.<span>&nbsp;</span><em>Manifest: A Journal of American Architecture and Urbanism</em><span>&nbsp;seeks to ask questions and initiate discussion about the state of American architecture in both cities and outlying areas.</span></p> Alumni News 509055 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa and the South America Project featured in PLOT Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-and-the-south-america-project-featured-in-plot.html <span>The theory section of the Buenos Aires-based&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.revistaplot.com/contenidos-plot7/"><em>PLOT</em>&nbsp;magazine</a><span>&nbsp;featured the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.sap-network.org/">South America Project&nbsp;</a><span>(SAP) in its most recent issue. The magazine presents an overview of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/the-south-america-project-hinterland-urbanisms-symposium.html">SAP conference</a><span>&nbsp;held at the GSD last October, and highlights the work in progress of the research network.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 509140 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Nader Tehrani (MAUD '91) and Dan Gallagher (MArch '91) receive awards for Hinman Research Building http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nader-tehrani-maud-91-and-dan-gallagher-march-91-receive-12.html <span>Nader Tehrani (MAUD '91) and Dan Gallagher (MArch '91) have received 12 awards for the&nbsp;</span><span>restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse</span><span>&nbsp;of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.aiaga.org/award-detail/539896-hinman-research-building-rehabilitation-georgia-institute">Hinman Research Building</a> Alumni News 509127 Fri, 15 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Dwayne Oyler (MArch '01) and Jenny Wu (MArch '01) unveil installation at Los Angeles Convention Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dwayne-oyler-march-01-and-jenny-wu-march-01-unveil-an.html Oyler Wu Collaborative, <span>the LA-based architecture firm of Jenny Wu (MArch '01) and Dwayne Oyler (MArch '01),</span>&nbsp;unveil their architectural installation entitled <em>Screenplay </em>at the LA Convention Center on June 22. Alumni News 509087 Thu, 14 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Glass canopy by Preston Scott Cohen lauded in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/glass-canopy-by-preston-scott-cohen-lauded-in-new-york-times.html <span><em>New York Times</em> dubs Preston Scott Cohen's glass canopy in lower Manhattan, "one of the best new works of architecture in New York." <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/arts/design/architectural-canopy-shines-in-battery-park-city.html?pagewanted=all">Read the article</a>.</span> Architecture News 509088 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Reed/Hilderbrand Recipient of 2012 BSLA Design Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/reed-hildebrand-recipient-of-2012-bsla-design-awards.html <span>Reed/Hilderbrand, the firm of Professor of Landscape Architecture Gary Hilderbrand, is the recipient of three 2012 Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) design awards.</span> Faculty News 509071 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:00:00 -0400 MDesS students win big at Commencement 2012! http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdess-commencement-prize-winners.html <span>MDesS students swept the awards</span>&nbsp;for academic achievement during commencement exercises on May 24, 2012. MDes News 509072 Mon, 04 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra interviewed in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-interviewed-in-new-york-times.html In a recent interview with <em>India Ink</em>, a <em>New York Times</em> blog, Professor Rahul Mehrotra discusses the rise of &ldquo;parasitic&rdquo; gated communities in India&rsquo;s cities, and the need for planning experts in its smaller towns. <a class="target-blank" href="http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/a-conversation-with-urban-planner-rahul-mehrotra">Read the full interview</a>. Faculty News 509062 Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rafael Moneo awarded Principe de Asturias prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rafael-moneo-awarded-principe-de-asturias-prize.html <p class="p1">Professor of Architecture Rafael Moneo&nbsp;has been awarded Spain's prestigious Principe de Asturias prize for his "serene and meticulously tidy architecture." The prize is given<span>&nbsp;to an individual or institution whose work "constitutes a significant contribution to mankind's culture heritage."&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/rafael_moneo_honored_with_2012_prince_of_asturias_award_for_the_arts/">Read more</a>.</p> Faculty News 509064 Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Gareth Doherty (DDes '10) receives funding from the DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gareth-doherty-receives-funding-from-the-drclas-brazil-studies.html <p class="p1">Gareth Doherty, <span>Lecturer in Landscape and Urban Planning and Design,</span>&nbsp;has been awarded Coolidge First-step Funds for Harvard-Brazil Faculty Engagement from the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/brazil/">David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies</a> for research on urban ecology and color in Brazil.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><em><br /></em></p> Alumni News 509065 Wed, 30 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Interview with Carl Steinitz featured in ArcWatch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/interview-with-carl-steinitz-featured-in-arcwatch.html <span><em>ArcWatch</em> features a conversation with Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning Carl Steinitz about&nbsp;</span>his forthcoming book<em> Framework for Geodesign. </em><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.esri.com/news/arcwatch/0412/a-conversation-with-carl-steinitz.html">Read the full interview</a><em>.</em> Faculty News 509063 Mon, 28 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Design Robotics Group featured in reports from Smartgeometry 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/reports-from-smartgeometry-2012-at-rpi.html <span>The Design Robotics Group has been prominently featured in the reports from Smartgeometry 2012 at RPI in Troy, New York. The group was&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/drg-to-present-ceramics-2-0-at-smartgeometry.html">selected to lead a cluster</a><span>&nbsp;on Ceramics 2.0, an outgrowth of research in the</span><span>&nbsp;course&nbsp;</span><em>Material Processes and Systems: CeramicsLAB.&nbsp;<br /></em><br />The theme of this year's conference was "Material Intensities -Simulation, Energy, Environment," and its first day was structured in clusters to promote collaborative work across multiple disciplines, rather than one-directional information. Ceramics 2.0 was one of the "material research" clusters, creating custom bricks with a robot.<br /> MDes News 508969 Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Zofnass Program develops new tool for measuring environmental impact http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-program-develops-new-tool-for-measuring-a-project-s.html <span>A diverse project team of Harvard experts led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/spiro-pollalis.html">Spiro Pollalis</a><span>, GSD professor and director of the Zofnass Program, and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a>,&nbsp;</span><span>GSD Lecturer and Zofnass Research Director, has&nbsp;<span>released a tool for evaluating infrastructure projects&nbsp;<span>of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits. <a href="/content/structured-data/blog_post_list/of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits.">Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette</a>.</span></span></span> Faculty News 509056 Thu, 10 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Phil Freelon, AM, LF '90 Honored with 2012 Design Guild Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phil-freelon-am-lf-90.html Phil Freelon Wins 2012 Design Guild Award from Design Guild of the College of Design at NC State University.<br />&nbsp; Alumni News 509035 Mon, 07 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mack Scogin and Chris Reed awarded Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-awarded-cooper-hewitt-national-design-awards.html <p>Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards.&nbsp;<span>Among the recipients are GSD faculty Mack Scogin and Chris Reed</span><span>.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 509037 Mon, 07 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Zofnass and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure launch Envision framework http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-and-the-institute-for-sustainable-infrastructure-launch.html <p>The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI)&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2012/4/30/New-Rating-System-Envisions-Sustainable-Infrastructure/">have launched Envision</a>, a framework for evaluating infrastructure projects.</p> <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sustainableinfrastructure.org/rating">system</a>&nbsp;takes what ISI calls a holistic view, touching on quality of life, resource allocation, impacts on ecosystems and climate, and issues of risk and leadership. Project owners and design teams can use a self-assessment tool or can submit the project for third-party verification, which includes evaluation of the project during three phases: pre-construction, construction, and operations and maintenance.</p> <p>Future versions of the rating system will also incorporate additional tools for complex or multi-stage projects.&nbsp;</p> Research News 509038 Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Elkin Awarded 2012- 2013 Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-awarded-2012-2013-daniel-urban-kiley-fellowship.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rosetta-elkin.html">Rosetta Elkin</a>, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, is the recipient of the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Fellowship is awarded competitively on an annual basis, and is intended to recognize and foster emerging design educators whose work embodies the potentials for landscape as a medium of design in the public realm. A jury comprised of leading figures from the Harvard GSD faculty including the incumbent Kiley Fellow took part in the selection process. The Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship builds upon the GSD&rsquo;s history of pedagogic innovation as well as the Department of Landscape Architecture&rsquo;s century of leadership in landscape education. Faculty News 509036 Thu, 03 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Ezban (MLA I AP '13) article on Roman landfill Monte Testaccio published in journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-mla-iap-13-article-on-roman-landfill-monte.html Student News 509017 Wed, 02 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper writes on slum dweller mobilization in Environment and Urbanization http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-writes-on-slum-dweller-mobilization-in.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-hooper.html">Michael Hooper</a><span>, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, and his colleague Leonard Ortolano at Stanford have published results from their research on slum dweller mobilization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Their recent paper, in the journal&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://eau.sagepub.com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/24/1/99.abstract">Environment and Urbanization</a></em><span>,&nbsp;examines factors motivating slum dweller participation in physically and politically risky social movement activities. The research looked at grassroots mobilization around a large-scale eviction in the city's Kurasini ward. The study's results suggest that the dynamics of participatory decision making are more complex than usually assumed by planners, policymakers and community organizers alike.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 509010 Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Fadi Masoud (MLA II '12) selected as 2012 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/omsted-scholar.html <span>Fadi Masoud (MLA II '12) was recently selected by the Landscape Architecture Foundation as one of four&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lafoundation.org/scholarship/olmsted-scholars/all-scholars/?year=2012">2012 National Olmsted Scholar Finalists</a><span>.</span><a href="http://www.lafoundation.org/scholarship/olmsted-scholars/all-scholars/?year=2012"></a><span>&nbsp;He was selected from a &nbsp;pool of 46 candidates nominated by their faculty as University Olmsted Scholars.&nbsp;</span> Student News 509002 Fri, 27 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Governing by Design: Architecture, Economy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century, a new book by Timothy Hyde and the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/governing-by-design-architecture-economy-and-politics-in-the.html <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Governing-Design-Architecture-Twentieth-Environment/dp/0822961784/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1335278027&amp;sr=8-1"><em>Governing by Design:</em></a><em>&nbsp;</em><em><a href="http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36276">Architecture, Economy, and Politics in Twentieth Century</a>, </em>a new book by Associate Professor Timothy Hyde and the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,&nbsp;<span>is an innovative collection of essays on the relation between architecture and political, economic, social, and biological forms of governance.<br /><br /> &ldquo;Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history, disputing the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looking to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 509001 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rising Tide: Asia Lifts the World conference featured in Singapore Center for Liveable Cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rising-tide-asia-lifts-the-world-conference-featured-in.html <p>The April 14 "Rising Tide: Asia Lifts the World" conference organized by the GSD and Harvard Business School was featured in the Singapore Center for Liveable Cities&nbsp;<a href="http://gsi.g2m.sg/emails/CLC/issue16.html">newsletter</a>.</p> <p>The annual Asia Business Conference conference examined Singapore as a <span>global city and an</span>&nbsp;economic model. While other economies have been struggling with crises in recent years, Asia has emerged as a pivotal force in the global economy. Today, Asian consumers and companies shape the direction of international markets, business and law.</p> Faculty News 508996 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Preston Scott Cohen featured in "From Nothing, Something" film http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-featured-in-from-nothing-something-film.html <p class="p1">Preston Scott Cohen represents the practice of architecture in the documentary film,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://fromnothingsomething.com/">From Nothing, Something</a></em>, about the creative process. Directed by Tim Cawley, "<em>From Nothing, Something</em><span>&nbsp;profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits, mindsets and neuroses that help bring breakthrough ideas into being."</span></p> <p class="p1">The film will be shown at the&nbsp;<a href="http://iffboston.festivalgenius.com/2012/films/fromnothingsomething_timcawley_iffboston2012">Independent Film Festival of Boston</a>&nbsp;on Sunday, April 29th at 5:30,&nbsp;<a href="http://articles.boston.com/2012-04-22/movies/31366503_1_filmmakers-medical-marijuana-documentary/2">among others</a>.</p> Faculty News 508997 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi delivers keynote at AJ Women in Architecture Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-delivers-keynote-at-aj-women-in-architecture.html <p>Professor in Practice&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a>&nbsp;delivered the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/women-in-practice/">keynote address</a>&nbsp;at the inaugural <em>Architects' Journal</em> Women in Architecture Awards on April 20 in London.</p> <p><span>Moussavi is the founder and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA), an international practice based in London currently working on the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, USA and a Quran Museum in Tehran, Iran. Moussavi was co-founder and co-principal of the award-winning Foreign Office Architects (FOA), known for projects such as the Yokohama International Ferry Terminal in Japan.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 508981 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Work of Rahul Mehrotra featured in Harvard Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/work-of-rahul-mehrotra-featured-in-harvard-magazine.html <span>An&nbsp;</span><a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/05/designs-for-a-new-india">extended feature</a><span>&nbsp;in Harvard Magazine on Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '87) describes his work in Hyderabad, between the historic town that developed from the 14th century hilltop fort built by Hindu rulers, and HITEC City (Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy) with towering office buildings and high-rise apartment towers. Mehrotra's Mumbai-based firm,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.rmaarchitects.com/home/index.php">RMA</a><span>, endeavors to "soften thresholds" between these different sectors of society, building for a new India while conserving its past. The article by Elizabeth Gudrais traces the firm's evolution, Mehrotra's design methodology, and the context of Hyderabad.</span> Faculty News 508982 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD Appoints Three Faculty Members in the History of Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-appoints-three-faculty-members-in-the-history-of-landscape.html <p>Three significant appointments have been made in the history of landscape architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Dr. Sonja Duempelmann</strong>&nbsp;appointed Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture</p> <p><strong>Dr. Edward Eigen</strong>&nbsp;appointed Associate Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture</p> <p><strong>Dr. John Dixon Hunt</strong>&nbsp;appointed Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture</p> Faculty News 508979 Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:15:00 -0400 Seung Teak Lee (MArch '09) and Mi Jung Lim (MArch '09) of STPMJ win 2012 Architectural League Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/seung-teak-lee-march-09-and-mi-jung-lim-march-09-of-stpmj-win.html <span>Alumni&nbsp;</span><span>Seung Teak Lee (MArch '09) and Mi Jung Lim (MArch '09) are STPMJ and were announced today as recipients of the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers.&nbsp;</span><span>The Prize is one of North America&rsquo;s most prestigious awards for young architects.</span> Alumni News 508975 Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mitchell Joachim (MAUD '02) featured in Dwell Magazine, the Now 99 issue http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mitchell-joachim-maud-02-featured-in-dwell-magazine-the-now-99.html <p class="p1">Mitchell Joachim, founder of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.terreform.org/">Terreform</a>, was featured in the May issue of Dwell Magazine for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dwell.com/articles/last-words-take-two.html#ixzz1scK0fG1T">Now 99</a>-&nbsp;<em>Today's Design Landscape: Ideas, People, Products &amp; Plans</em>. An interview with Diana Budds explores Joachim's designs for biologically based architecture as the future of housing. The&nbsp;<a href="http://archinode.blogspot.com/">published</a>&nbsp;interview follows.</p> Alumni News 508976 Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Everett Fly (BArch '75 and MLA '77) working toward preserving Historic Black Towns http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/everett-fly-mla-77-helps-save-historic-black-towns.html <span>A recent feature in the University of Texas Alumni Magazine,&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2012/04/landscape-architects-research-helps-save-historic-black-towns/">The Alcalde</a>,&nbsp;</em><span>positions the work of&nbsp;Everett Fly (BArch '75 and MLA '77), a landscape architect from San Antonio, within the history of architectural preservation in America. Establishing his work in historic black communities and sites including&nbsp;</span><span>Nicodemus, Kansas, and the Winks Panorama Lodge in Gilpin County, Colorado, the sole Rocky Mountain resort open to African-Americans between 1928 and 1960, Fly found himself in Eatonville, Florida, one of the most significant towns in black history.</span> Alumni News 508949 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Re-imagining Cape Cod's Hatch Cottage in film http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/re-imagining-cape-cod-s-hatch-cottage-in-film.html <p>A group of GSD students will spend this semester documenting, researching and re-imagining the Hatch Cottage on&nbsp;<a href="http://ccmht.blogspot.com/2012_04_01_archive.html">Cape Cod</a>.</p> <p>With professors&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mark-mulligan.html">Mark Mulligan</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/christopher-hoxie.html">Chris Hoxie</a>,&nbsp;the students are producing a film documenting the cottage and landscape's past, present and possible futures, includes footage shot on site, archival photos and extensive digital animation.&nbsp;</p> Student News 508967 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 MoMA Exhibition to feature two faculty competition projects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/moma-exhibition-to-feature-two-faculty-competition-projects.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/yap/newyork.html">Young Architects Program</a><span>&nbsp;is an annual collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative design research and promotes emerging talent. Five finalists for the PS1 courtyard design will be featured in an exhibition at MoMA this summer, including&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/mariana-ibanez-cameron-wu-shortlisted-for-moma-ps1-young.html">two entries</a><span>&nbsp;by GSD faculty.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508970 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jinhee Park and John Hong of SsD win quadruple AIA Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jinhee-park-and-john-hong-of-ssd-win-quadruple-aia-awards.html <p class="p1">SsD, the firm led by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a>&nbsp;(Design Critic in Architecture) and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a>&nbsp;(Adjunct Associate Professor) won four AIA awards for recent work: The White Block Gallery, f<span>eatured in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.metropolismag.com/story/20120125/dialogue-in-light">Metropolis Magazine</a>,&nbsp;won both a regional AIA New England Design Award as well as an Honor Award for Design Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects (BSA).&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/residential/8-towers/">8 Towers</a>,&nbsp;part of the Ordos 100 project, and<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/urbanism/island-of-water/">Island of Water</a>, a landscape urbanism project in Incheon, Korea both won BSA Unbuilt Architecture Awards with the latter project taking the highest Honor Award in that category.</p> Alumni News 508958 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD's first Distinguished Executive in Residence for the REAI will be Gerald D. Hines http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-first-distinguished-executive-in-residence-for-the-reai.html Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced that its first Distinguished Executive in Residence for the Real Estate Academic Initiative (REAI) will be Gerald D. Hines, the internationally renowned real estate developer.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/hines-and-robert-a-m-stern.html">Two conversations</a> will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at the GSD:&nbsp;<em>Creative Collaboration:&nbsp; An Overview of the Hines and Robert A.M. Stern Architects Project Portfolio&nbsp;</em>at 1:00 p.m. and <em>Evolution of an Investment Builder: How a House Renovation in 1956 Lead to the Creation of a Global Firm </em><span>at 6:00 p.m.</span> Faculty News 508954 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD team to participate at the Bocconi University “Urban Campus” international competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-to-compete-at-urban-campus-competition.html <span>A GSD team has been invited by the Politecnico di Milano to participate at the Bocconi University &ldquo;Urban Campus&rdquo; International Competition.&nbsp;</span><span>Led by Professor Joan Busquets and &nbsp;Professor Hashim Sarkis, the design team includes Stefano Andreani (MDesS &rsquo;13), Federico de Molfetta (MDesS &rsquo;13), and Xing Xiong (MArch II &rsquo;12) and will compete with nine international teams.</span> Faculty News 508955 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Article by Dan Weissman (MDesS '12) on [Re]Building Port-au-Prince http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/article-by-dan-weissman-mdess-12-on-re-building-port-au-prince.html <span>An&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/rebuilding-port-au-prince">article</a><span>&nbsp;by Dan Weissman (MDesS '12) on his experiences in Haiti was published in Gobal Post.&nbsp;</span><span>Since February 2011 he has been involved in a series of</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/designing-process-creating-long-term-replicable-community.html">&nbsp;reconstruction projects</a><span>&nbsp;that are a collaboration between the GSD, MIT&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and various NGOs, government agencies and corporate entities throughout the Port-au-Prince region. Over the course of six trips to the city, the team continues to engage in projects ranging from small architecture and urban design to macro-scale territorial planning, water and landscape management projects.&nbsp;</span> MDes News 508957 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Anita Berrizbeitia to participate in SAH 2012 Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/berrizbeitia-participating-in-sah-2012-conference.html Faculty News 508945 Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Forthcoming book by Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Abolition of War http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/forthcoming-book-by-krzysztof-wodiczko-the-abolition-of-war.html <p>This month, Black Dog Publishing, London will publish a new book by Krzysztof Wodiczko titled&nbsp;<span>The&nbsp;Abolition of War,&nbsp;</span>an insight into the working practice of Wodiczko and the political and social concepts infused in his work. With an extended essay by Wodiczko as the starting point for discussions on war and war-related history and memory, texts from theorists and critics in the field support a parallel forum.&nbsp;</p> <p>In March 2012, Wodiczko was awarded the "Feed the World with More Art" 2012 award for "his lifelong inspiring and life-changing work" in New York City.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508941 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jim Stockard, Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, appointed to the Governor's Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jim-stockard-curator-of-the-loeb-fellowship-appointed-to-the.html <p class="p1"><span>Curator of the Loeb Fellowship,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/james-stockard.html">Jim Stockard</a><span>&nbsp;(MCP &rsquo;68, LF &rsquo;78)&nbsp;</span>has been appointed to the Governor&rsquo;s Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform. The Commission has been established as a result of the Governor&rsquo;s commitment to dramatically reform the outdated and inefficient system by which 242 local agencies manage a stock of 50,000 public housing units funded by the state and another 37,000 supported by the federal government. The purpose of the 23 member Commission is to &ldquo;develop recommendations for the sustainability and reform of public housing authorities and the portfolio of state aided public housing that will ensure the long-term viability of public housing as an affordable housing resource, including the reform of the statutory governance structure with a goal of creating a practical, cost-effective and modern regional governance structure.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 508942 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Levi-designed IRS Northeast Headquarters opens first phase http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/levi-designed-irs-northeast-headquarters-opens-first-phase.html <p>The&nbsp;U.S. Treasury Department's IRS Northeast Headquarters, designed by Adjunct Professor in Architecture,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jonathan-levi.html">Jonathan Levi</a>, opened its first phase in January 2012. A GSA Design Excellence Commission, the second phase of the project is to be completed in February 2012.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">The Roger F. Wellington School in Belmont, Massachusetts, was designed by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.leviarc.com/">Levi</a>&nbsp;and dedicated in September 2011 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Massachusetts State Treasurer Steven Grossman.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508943 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Höweler+Yoon's Sky Courts honored by Architect Magazine and Boston Society of Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-weler-yoon-invited-to-participate-in-audi-urban-futures.html <p class="p1">Professor&nbsp;<a href="/content/structured-data/blog_post_list/Professor Eric H&ouml;weler's firm,">Eric H<span>&ouml;</span>weler</a>&nbsp;and his firm H&ouml;weler + Yoon Architecture&nbsp;won an Annual Design Award from&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/cultural-projects/chengdu-skycourts.aspx">Architect Magazine</a>&nbsp;and a Boston Society of Architects Honor Award for their project&nbsp;<span>Chengdu Sky Courts.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span>The firm has been invited to participate in the</span><a href="http://www.audi-urban-future-initiative.com/en/research/experiments-in-motion.html">&nbsp;Audi Urban Futures Initiative</a>&nbsp;<span>2012, a year long research project that speculates on the future of cities and mobility.</span></p> <p class="p1">Having recently completed the Boston Society of Architects headquarters&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/howeler-yoon-designed-bsa-space-opens.html">BSA Space</a>, the project has been published in&nbsp;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/building_types_study/Office_Buildings/2012/bsa-space.asp">Architectural Record</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.domusweb.it/en/architecture/in-form-communicating-the-city/">Domus</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=5168">The Architect's Newspaper</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architects.org/architectureboston/articles/space">Architecture Boston.</a>&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508934 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD and University of Colorado team wins first prize in ULI/Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-and-university-of-colorado-team-wins-first-prize-in-uli.html <p class="p1">A joint team representing the GSD and University of Colorado won first prize in the ULI/Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition for their proposal, "Bayou Commons." The master plan was strategically designed to be downtown Houston&rsquo;s first residential district celebrating cultural diversity and urban lifestyle.</p> <p class="p1">The team consisted of three students from Harvard University (Michael Albert, Master of Landscape Architecture, Anna Cawrse, Master of Landscape Architecture and Victor Perez Amado, Master of Architecture I AP + Master of Architecture in Urban Design) and&nbsp; two students from the University of Colorado (Chad Murphy, MBA Real Estate and Alex Atherton, MBA Real Estate).</p> Student News 508935 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Ingeborg Rocker to speak at Technische Universität Munich http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ingeborg-rocker-to-speak-at-technische-universit-t-munich.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/ingeborg-rocker">Ingeborg Rocker</a>,&nbsp;Associated Professor and Director of the GSDigital Mediaworkshops and Principal of&nbsp;<a href="http://rocker-lange.com/">Rocker-Lange Architects</a>, will speak at the Technische Universit&auml;t Munich, Department for Architecture on April 20, 2012.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Her lecture will focus on the historical development of representation technologies and the role these play in design, particularly the digital medium and its impact on conception, representation and fabrication. The lecture will present Rocker's ongoing research project at the GSD, On the Bri(n)ck (<a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/courses/archive/fall-2010/on-the-bri-n-ck-architecture-of-the-envelope/">2010</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/courses/archive/fall-2009/on-the-bri-n-ck-architecture-of-the-envelope/">2009</a>)&nbsp;and her practical and theoretical work on "Serial Multiplicites," of which different design versions have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2010 and other venues. Rocker-Lange Architects' "Density &amp; Openness: Recoding Building Bulk in Hong Kong," is currently exhibited at the Hong Kong Shenzhen Biennale curated by Terence Riley.</p> Faculty News 508936 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 "Cloud" by SsD opens in Heyri, Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cloud-by-ssd-opens-in-heyri-korea.html <p class="p1">Jinhee Park (Design Critic in Architecture, MArch &lsquo;02) and John Hong (Adjunct Associate Professor, MArch &lsquo;96) of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/cultural/cloud/">SsD</a>&nbsp;recently completed &lsquo;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV2V7xX8G2s&amp;feature=youtu.be">Cloud</a>,&rsquo; an interactive public art piece in Korea&rsquo;s Heyri Art Valley.</p> <p class="p1">'Cloud' is a permanent light, sound, and sculpture installation that responds to the movement of passersby as well as to the dynamically changing weather patterns of the Heyri Art Valley. Three ethereal canopies come alive when people approach: patterns of changing light and sound invite one to discover new paths under and between them, inspiring impromptu gatherings or even improvised performances. When not responding to people, 'Cloud' enhances the dynamic experience of the weather: detecting temperature, wind, rain, and humidity, the sculpture takes each of these conditions and creates a new link between human and atmosphere through light and sound.</p> Faculty News 508939 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Kyu Sung Woo (MUD '70) awarded Harleston Parker Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kyu-sung-woo-mud-70-awarded-harleston-parker-medal.html <a href="http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/woo-kyu-sung">Kyu Sung Woo</a><span>&nbsp;(MUD '70) was awarded the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://awards.architects.org/2011/">Harleston Parker Medal</a><span>&nbsp;by the Boston Society of Architects and the City of Boston. The annual award recognizes "the single most beautiful building or other structure" built in Boston within the past ten years. The Harvard University Graduate Student Housing building at 10 Akron Street was completed in 2008 with consideration for the specific goals of the university.&nbsp;</span><span>&ldquo;Every institution has a different mission,&rdquo; he says. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s interesting and exciting to see how we relate those missions into different buildings. For example, all the dormitories we have done, none of them have the same unit plan or floor plan. It&rsquo;s not just because of a site being rural or urban or suburban, but also, I think, each university has a different tradition and a different mission.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 508940 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Anita Berrizbeitia participated in Writing Landscape symposium at Syracuse University School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-anita-berrizbeitia-participated-in-writing-landscape.html <span>Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anita-berrizbeitia.html">Anita Berrizbeitia</a><span>&nbsp;participated in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://upstate.syr.edu/programming-conferences-writing-landscape.html"><em>Writing Landscape: Criticism Now</em></a><span>, a symposium sponsored by UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research, and Real Estate at Syracuse University School of Architecture. The symposium explored the role of criticism in the design, reception, and dissemination of landscape in contemporary culture.</span> Faculty News 508951 Wed, 11 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Cao | Perrot Studio's Cloud Terrace opens at Dumbarton Oaks http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cao-perrot-studio-s-cloud-terrace-opens-at-dumbarton-oaks.html <span>Cloud Terrace, a new temporary installation by landscape artists&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrewcao.html">Andy Cao</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11) and Xavier Perrot, recently opened at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. Clouds sculpted from chicken wire dangle 10,000 loaned Swarovski crystals creating the effect of gathered raindrops over the property's Arbor Terrace.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>, Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture at the GSD and Director of Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, says temporary installations &ldquo;breathe new life into these landscapes,&rdquo; which are &ldquo;living works&rdquo; no matter how historic. The commission developed from Cao's visit to the institute as a Loeb fellow in 2011.</span> Alumni News 508905 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Felipe Correa to lecture in Montevideo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-felipe-correa-to-lecture-in-montevideo.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>, Assistant Professor and Director of the Urban Design Program, will speak at Universidad de la Rep&uacute;blica in Montevideo (Uruguay) on April 13th. His lecture will focus on resource extraction within the South American continent and its effects on current urbanization processes.&nbsp; The lecture will also mark the launch of the</span><a href="http://www.sap-network.org/p/about.html">South America Project</a><span>&nbsp;Research Workshops to be carried out in Montevideo throughout the next two years.</span> Faculty News 508906 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Erika Naginski appointed Robert Sterling Clark Professor for 2012-2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erika-naginski-appointed-robert-sterling-clark-professor-for.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/erika-naginski.html">Erika Naginski</a> has been appointed the Robert Sterling Clark Professor for 2012-2013. The Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professorship at Williams College and the Clark Art Institute brings to campus a distinguished art or architectural historian to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level and circulate in the &nbsp;intellectual community. Previous Clark Professors have included Robin Kelsey (Harvard University), Michael Cole (Columbia University), and Harry Francis Malgrave (IIT College of Architecture). Faculty News 508907 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Kiel Moe awarded MacDowell Colony Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-kiel-moe-awarded-macdowell-colony-fellowship.html <span>Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/kiel-moe.html">Kiel Moe</a><span>&nbsp;has been awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship for Summer 2012. Founded in 1907, the MacDowell Colony is the nation&rsquo;s leading artist colony. The Colony nurtures the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.</span> Faculty News 508908 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori breaks ground at Novartis, wins prize for best design show http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-architects-to-break-ground-and-publish-work.html <p class="p1">A new lab building designed by Toshiko Mori Architect will break ground at the Novartis Campus in Cambridge, MA this spring. &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Two recent design commissions include the Peter Freeman Gallery in SoHo, as well as Sean Kelly&rsquo;s new gallery space in Hell&rsquo;s Kitchen. &nbsp;A book about Kelly&rsquo;s recently completed house in upstate New York, also designed by Toshiko Mori Architect, will be published by Hatje Cantz in the fall. &nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508910 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Memorial by Krzysztof Wodiczko and Julian Bonder (MDesS '96) unveiled in Nantes, France http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/memorial-by-krzysztof-wodiczko-and-julian-bonder-mdess-96-to.html <span>Professor in Residence in Art, Design, and the Public Domain&nbsp;</span>Krzysztof Wodiczko,&nbsp;<span>in collaboration with Julian Bonder (MDesS '96), has recently completed construction of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://memorial.nantes.fr/en/le-memorial/">Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery</a><span>&nbsp;in Nantes, France.</span><br /> Alumni News 508769 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD mourns the passing of Luis Moreno Mansilla and Manuel de Solà-Morales http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-mourns-luis-moreno-mansilla-and-manuel-de-sola-morales.html <p>It is with enormous sadness that we announce the recent deaths of&nbsp;Luis Moreno Mansilla&nbsp;and&nbsp;Manuel de Sol&agrave;-Morales. The unexpectedness of both passings adds to the shock of a great loss.</p> Alumni News 508894 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rafael Moneo honored by UVA and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rafael-moneo-honored-by-uva-and-the-thomas-jefferson-foundation.html <span>The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture on April 13 to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rafael-moneo.html">Professor Rafael Moneo</a><span>.</span><br /><br /><span>The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals are the highest external honors bestowed by the University, which grants no honorary degrees. They recognize achievements of those who embrace endeavors in which Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third U.S. president, excelled and held in high regard. The Medal presentation will be followed with a lecture by Moneo.</span> Faculty News 508896 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Remembering Luis Moreno Mansilla http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/remembering-luis-moreno-mansilla.html <span>Luis Moreno Mansilla was among the best, if not&nbsp;</span><em>the&nbsp;</em><span>best of architects to have passed through my office. His loss leaves behind a valuable body of work now, unfortunately, interrupted. My office must now adjust, but we must trust that our mission will not change. The nuances of Luis&rsquo;s complex, subtle, and sensitive personality made his contribution as definitive as unpredictable. We will certainly feel his absence.</span> Faculty News 508892 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dean Mohsen Mostafavi interviewed by Nicolai Ouroussoff http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dean-mohsen-mostafavi-interviewed-by-nicolai-ouroussoff.html <p class="p1">In an interview by critic and author&nbsp;Nicolai Ouroussoff,&nbsp;Dean Mohsen Mostafavi&nbsp;discusses his favorite books.</p> Faculty News 508855 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Alex Krieger invited to lecture in China and Israel http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alex-krieger-invited-to-lecture-in-china-and-israel.html <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Over the GSD Spring Break Alex Krieger lectured at six of China's leading architecture and planning schools including&nbsp;</span>Tsinghua University in Beijing, Tonji University in Shanghai, Dongnan University in Nanjing, Xian University, Harbin University, &amp; Tianjin University. &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Additionally, he addressed the staff of the Planning Bureaus of &nbsp;the cities of Tianjin, Shanghai, Nanjing and Fuzhou&nbsp;<span>about the importance of urban design</span>. &nbsp;Earlier in&nbsp;<span class="s1">March he delivered the Keynote Lecture at the Annual Conference of the Israel Planners Association, on this year's organizing theme of planning large scale urban infrastructure.</span></p> Alumni News 508852 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Zofnass methodology published in Infrastructure Sustainability and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-methodology-published-in-infrastructure-sustainability.html <p>Recently released,&nbsp;<span>Infrastructure Sustainability and Design</span>&nbsp;compiles the first two years of research of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/index.html">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a>.</p> <p>The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure was founded in 2008 by a generous donation from Paul and Joan Zofnass, and is housed at Harvard Graduate School of Design. Its activities are extended to several schools at the University including Public Health, Government, Business, and the Center for the Environment.</p> Faculty News 508854 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dwayne Oyler (MArch '01) and Jenny Wu (MArch '01) of Oyler Wu Collaborative honored by Architectural League Emerging Voices Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dwayne-oyler-march-01-and-jenny-wu-march-01-of-oyler-wu.html <span>Dwayne Oyler (MArch '01) and Jenny Wu (MArch '01) of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://oylerwu.com/">Oyler Wu Collaborative</a><span>&nbsp;were honored by Architectural League with an Emerging Voices Award&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/john-hong-march-96-and-jinhee-park-march-02-of-ssd-win-emerging.html">alongside fellow alumni from SsD</a><span>. The two firms will speak at tonight's lecture at the Cooper Union in Rose Auditorium, the&nbsp;</span><span>third evening of the 30</span><sup>th</sup><span>&nbsp;annual Emerging Voices lecture series.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508851 Fri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Carl Koepcke (MArch '12) and Marshall Prado (MArch '11) featured in ArchDaily http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carl-koepcke-march-12-and-marshall-prado-march-11-featured-in.html Carl Koepcke (MArch '12) and Marshall Prado (MArch '11) are featured in <a href="http://www.archdaily.com/219734/fabricating-grounds-ice-shelter-installation-koepcke-prado/#more-219734">ArchDaily</a> for their construction system of a rapidly deployable ice shelter using snow and ice as building materials. The temporary shelter is intended for cold environments and utilizes the insulative properties and inherent compressive strength of the proposed building materials to craft a spatial catenary volume. Using parametric modeling and digital fabrication techniques, plastic panels create a lightweight and packable structure. &ldquo;Instead of using traditional igloo construction, the proposed process could be self-forming under wet, frozen conditions,&rdquo; explained the designers. Research News 508853 Fri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau spoke as part of the Presidential Lecture Series at Hampshire College http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-spoke-as-part-of-the-presidential-lecture-series-at.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eve-blau.html">Eve Blau</a>&nbsp;participated in&nbsp;a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU7rGjyHpVM">panel discussion</a>&nbsp;with documentary filmmaker&nbsp;Ken Burns&nbsp;and literary critic&nbsp;Christopher Benfey&nbsp;on "The Human Prospect: A Panel on History, Art and the Humanities"&nbsp;at Hampshire College, as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on February 21, 2012. &nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508842 Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Architecture and Urban Planning Studio meets with Harvard Alumni in Quito, Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-and-urban-planning-studio-meets-with-harvard-alumni.html <span>Students in Felipe Correa's option studio "A line in the Andes" travelled to Quito, Ecuador in February to examine ways the city might employ its new metro stations as foci for further urban transformations, including cultural, educational, and recreational facilities.</span> Alumni News 508820 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Chris Reed to speak at LABASH Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-chris-reed-to-speak-at-labash-conference.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (AB '91), Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Founding Principal of <a href="http://www.stoss.net">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a>, will present a keynote lecture entitled "Landscape and City-Making" at the annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.fiulabash2012.com/">LAbash</a>&nbsp;conference on Friday March 16 in Miami.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508821 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel Ibañez (MDesS '12) featured in El Mundo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-ibanez-mdess-12-featured-in-el-mondo.html <p>Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &rsquo;12) and his design partner Rodrigo Rubio at MARGEN-LAB have been featured as an up-and-coming, cutting-edge duo in the Spanish national newspaper,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.elcultural.es/version_papel/ARTE/30350/Arquitectos_Nueva_generacion">El Mundo</a>.</p> MDes News 508768 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Carson Chan (MDesS '05) Curates 2012 Arts in Marrakech Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carson-chan-mdess-05-curates-2012-arts-in-marrakech-biennale.html <span>&nbsp;</span><span>The 4th Edition of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.marrakechbiennale.org/">Arts in Marrakech (AiM) Biennale</a><span>, titled&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.higheratlas.org">Higher Atlas</a><span>&nbsp;and curated by Carson Chan (MDesS '05) and Nadim Samman, opened on February 29 and will run through June 3. Located throughout the former Imperial City<span>&ndash;the half-finished Th&eacute;&acirc;tre Royal and its oversized courtyard being the main venue&ndash;</span>the exhibition features immersive installations by international artists and architects.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508814 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau Delivered Inaugural Woodruff Memorial Lecture at Yale SOA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-delivered-inaugural-woodruff-memorial-lecture-at-yale.html <span>Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form in the Department of Urban Planning and Design&nbsp;</span><span>Eve Blau delivered the inaugural George Morris Woodruff, Class of 1857,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architecture.yale.edu/drupal/events/lectures">Memorial Lecture at Yale University</a><span>&nbsp;on Februray 23, 2012 entitled&nbsp;</span><em>Transparency + Architecture: Between Information + Experience</em><span>.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508815 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Two GSD Teams Recognized at ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/two-gsd-teams-recognized-at-uli-gerald-d-hines.html <p>The&nbsp;<a title="Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition" href="http://www.udcompetition.org/" target="_blank">Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition</a>&nbsp;challenges multidisciplinary student teams to create a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. This year's s<span>tudent entries numbered 139 between 64 schools and proposed a long-term vision for creating a distinct identity for a new downtown Houston district.&nbsp;</span>Two teams of GSD students were recognized in the tenth annual competition, one with an honorable mention for superior site planning, and the other, a joint team with the University of Colorado, was selected as one of four finalists.</p> <br /> Student News 508806 Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:00:00 -0400 Howeler+Yoon designed BSA Space opens http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/howeler-yoon-designed-bsa-space-opens.html <span>Eric Howeler of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hyarchitecture.com/">Howeler+Yoon Architecture</a><span>&nbsp;has recently completed the new&nbsp;</span><a href="http://bsaspace.org/about/">BSA Space</a><span>&nbsp;at the Atlantic Wharf in Boston. A striking green "cloud" ceiling and dropped stair invites visitors to the meeting space and 6,000sf exhibition space dedicated to architecture and design.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508689 Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Wang Shu Awarded the 2012 Pritzker Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wang-shu-awarded-the-2012-pritzker-prize.html <span>Wang Shu is the first architect in China to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and at 48, the fourth youngest. The architect is celebrated for his commitment to China&rsquo;s history in a time of rapid development, integrating salvaged materials in experimental modern forms.</span> Faculty News 508741 Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 John Hong (MArch '96) and Jinhee Park (MArch '02) of SsD Win Emerging Voices Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-march-96-and-jinhee-park-march-02-of-ssd-win-emerging.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/johnhong.html">Jon Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '96) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinheepark.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '02) of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/">SsD</a><span>&nbsp;recently received the Architectural League of New York&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://archleague.org/category/events/emerging-voices-events/">Emerging Voices Award</a><span>.&nbsp;</span><span>Emerging Voices spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism.&nbsp;</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508731 Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Betty Otto Joins the Market and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/betty-otto-joins-the-market-and-enterprise-program-at-the-world.html <span>Betsy Otto (LF '07) recently joined the Markets and Enterprise Program at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wri.org/">World Resources Institute</a><span>, a global environmental think tank in Washington, DC. She is directing WRI&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://insights.wri.org/aqueduct">Aqueduct project</a><span>, a global water risk assessment and mapping tool to inform private and public sector investment and water management decisions. The Aqueduct project team engages business, NGOs and governments for positive change in managing water resources worldwide.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508714 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Philip Freelon (LF '90) Breaks Ground on NMAAHC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phil-freelon-lf-90-breaks-ground.html <span>Philip Freelon (LF '90) broke ground on the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nmaahc.si.edu/">Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture</a><span>&nbsp;last week in Washington DC.</span> Alumni News 508715 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Firm of Silvia Benedito selected as finalists for Bayern-Oil site development competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oficinaa-selected-as-finalists-for-bayern-oil-site-development.html <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silviabenedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a></span>, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArchII '04) have been selected as finalists for the Bayern-Oil site development Competition in Ingolstadt, Germany.</p> Alumni News 508726 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Sculpture by Nathan King (DDes '13) and Herbert Dreiseitl (LF '11) Unveiled at Ann Arbor Municipal Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sculpture-by-nathan-king-ddes-13-and-herbert-dreiseitl-lf-11.html <span>A collaboration between&nbsp;</span><span>Nathan King (DDes '13) and</span><span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.dreiseitl.de/index.php?id=526&amp;lang=en&amp;choice=17">Herbert Dreiseitl</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11) yields a permanent sculptural installation at the newly constructed&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.annarbor.com/entertainment/city-hall-water-sculpture-formally-unveiled/">Ann Arbor Municipal Center</a><span>. The sculpture, designed by&nbsp;Herbert Dreiseitl</span><em>,&nbsp;</em><span>consists of a vertical cast bronze element and a horizontal waterway that together carry water through the site.</span>&nbsp;Nathan King has also been invited to give several lectures and collaborate on curriculum development for emerging programs in Design Research and robotic fabrication technologies. Alumni News 508728 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Faculty to Speak at 100th Annual Meeting of ACSA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-to-speak-at-100th-annual-meeting-of-acsa.html <p class="p1">Two faculty members have been invited to speak at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 1-4.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborgrocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a>, Associate Professor of Architecture and Coordinator of Digital Workshops at the GSD, will be on the conference's opening panel alongside&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/sanfordkwinter.html">Sanford Kwinter</a>, Co-Director of the Master in Design Studies Program and Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism at the GSD.</p> Faculty News 508729 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 'Lightfall' Reviewed in Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lightfall-reviewed-in-boston-globe.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><span>Boston Globe</span><span>'s Robert Campbell&nbsp;</span><a href="http://articles.boston.com/2012-02-19/arts/31074183_1_arcades-digital-tools-photographs/2">reviews</a><span>&nbsp;</span><span>Preston Scott Cohen's&nbsp;</span><span>'Lightfall' exhibit in Gund Hall on the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.</span> Faculty News 508730 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Design Robotics Group to present Ceramics 2.0 at SmartGeometry workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/drg-to-present-ceramics-2-0-at-smartgeometry.html The GSD <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/advanced-studies-program/mdess/technology/digital-fabrication-robotics.html">Design Robotics Group</a> (DRG) has been selected to lead a cluster during the 2012<em> SmartGeometry</em>&nbsp;workshops that will take place in Troy, New York from March 19-24. ASP News 508703 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Jill Desimini and Jane Hutton speak at University College London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jill-desimini-and-jane-hutton-speaking-at-university-college.html Faculty News 508695 Thu, 16 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Christopher Lee designs BMW Olympic Pavilion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christopher-lee-of-serie-designs-bmw-olympic-pavilion.html <p>BMW recently revealed plans for the&nbsp;2012 Olympic Pavilion&nbsp;in London, designed by Serie co-founder and&nbsp;GSD Design Critic in Architecture,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/christopherlee.html">Christopher Lee</a>.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508691 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 GSD Faculty and Alumni speak at Yale SOA drawing conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-speak-at-yale-soa-drawing-conference.html <span>Over the weekend of February 9, Yale School of Architecture hosted the symposium&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architecture.yale.edu/drupal/events/symposia/spring2012">"Is Drawing Dead?"</a><span>&nbsp;to question the historic role of drawing in an architectural practice now focused on parametric modeling, computational design, digital design and fabrication, and Building Information Management (BIM).</span> Alumni News 508692 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 "The Garden in the Machine" featured at MoMA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-garden-in-the-machine-featured-at-moma.html <span>&ldquo;The Garden in the Machine,&rdquo; a collaborative project by an interdisciplinary team led by Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) which includes Roberta M. Feldman, Theaster Gates (Loeb Fellow '11), Greg Lindsay, Kate Orff (MLA '97), and Rafi Segal (Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design), will be on display at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1230">The Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream</a><span>&nbsp;exhibition to open at the Museum of Modern Art on February 15, 2012. The project proposes a new plan for transforming Cicero, a former factory town outside Chicago, and reimagines the remains of the suburb's industry to transform it into an "arrival city."</span> Alumni News 508679 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Students expand professional experience over J-Term http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-expand-professional-experience-over-j-term.html In the inaugural year of off-campus J-Term externships, students expanded their experience in non-profit research, public arts design, and architecture and landscape practice between the fall and spring semesters. Students were paired with alumni for a two-week mentorship to broaden their disciplinary outreach and develop specific skill sets. Alumni News 508680 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Felipe Correa to speak at Princeton/UCLA Watershed Workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-to-speak-at-princeton-ucla-watershed-workshop.html Faculty News 508576 Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:00:00 -0500 Joan Busquets receives Prix spécial de l’Urbanisme http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joan-busquets-receives-prix-sp-cial-de-l-urbanisme.html Faculty News 508325 Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:00:00 -0500 Charles Waldheim delivers Timothy Egan Lenahan Memorial Lecture at Yale University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-delivers-landscape-as-urbanism-lecture-at-yale.html Faculty News 508271 Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:00:00 -0500 James Leng (MArch '13) wins first prize in suckerPunch competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/james-leng-march-13-wins-first-prize-in-suckerpunch-competition.html Student News 508232 Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:00:00 -0500 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-urban-kiley-teaching-fellowship-in-landscape-architecture.html Faculty News 507943 Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:00:00 -0500 Jerold Kayden's Zoning the City conference—"Planning NYC's next 50 years" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-s-zoning-the-city-conference-planning-nyc-s-next.html Faculty News 507867 Tue, 13 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Loeb Fellow Anna Heringer elected as International Fellow by Royal Institute of British Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-anna-heringer-elected-as-international-fellow-by.html Loeb Fellowship News 507830 Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Pierre Belanger receives first prize in Dubendorf Airport design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-belanger-receives-first-prize-in-dubendorf-airport-design.html Faculty News 507822 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Susan Chin (LF '00) appointed Executive Director at the Design Trust for Public Space http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-chin-lf-00-appointed-executive-director-at-the-design.html Alumni News 507812 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 ORO Editions releases Distillations: The Architecture of Margaret McCurry (LF '87) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oro-editions-releases-distillations-the-architecture-of-margaret.html Alumni News 507818 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Philip G. Freelon, LF '90, appointed to Commission of Fine Arts by President Obama http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/philip-g-freelon-lf-90-appointed-to-commission-of-fine-arts-by.html Loeb Fellowship News 507807 Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Chen Chen (MLA1 '13) selected for 2012 Rotterdam Architecture Biennial http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chen-chen-mla1-13-selected-for-2012-rotterdam-architecture.html Chen Chen (MLA1 '13) has been selected to exhibit her design project&mdash;Willets Point, Delta City&mdash;at the Rotterdam Architecture Biennial 2012.<br /> Student News 507800 Tue, 06 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Loeb Fellow Andres Lepik is new director of TU Munich Architecture Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-andres-lepik-is-new-director-of-tu-munich.html Loeb Fellowship News 507761 Mon, 05 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Martha Schwartz inducted into College of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/martha-schwartz-nominated-for-fellowship-by-boston-society-of.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/marthaschwartz.html">Martha Schwartz</a>, Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture, was nominated by the Boston Society of Landscape Architects in the Works Category. Faculty News 507757 Sat, 03 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Mariana Ibanez, Cameron Wu, shortlisted for MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mariana-ibanez-cameron-wu-shortlisted-for-moma-ps1-young.html Faculty News 507717 Thu, 01 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 The Labor of Production: Marina Abramović Speaks on Performance Art at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-labor-of-production-marina-abramovi-speaks-on-performance.html Research News 507708 Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:00:00 -0500 DesignIntelligence names Charles Waldheim among most admired design educators in U.S. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designintelligence-names-charles-waldheim-among-most-admired.html Faculty News 507700 Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Joan Busquets receives 2011 Erasmus Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joan-busquets-receives-2011-erasmus-prize.html Faculty News 507703 Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Michael Van Valkenburgh, 2011 ASLA Design Medal Recipient http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-2011-asla-design-medal-recipient.html Faculty News 507696 Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Jinhee Park, MArch '02, named Top Architect in Marie Claire Women on Top Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jinhee-park-march-02-named-top-architect-in-marie-claire-women.html Alumni News 507629 Thu, 17 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Nina Chase (MLA ’12) and Anna Cawrse (MLA ’12) winners of the Institute for Urban Design’s ideas competition, “By the City/For the City” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nina-chase-mla-12-and-anna-cawrse-mla-12-winners-of-the.html Student News 507583 Fri, 11 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Felipe Correa featured in revista Arquine of Mexico http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/assistant-professor-felipe-correa-featured-in-revista-arquine-of.html Faculty News 507540 Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed's CityDeck earns Top Honor Award from Waterfront Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-s-citydeck-earns-top-honor-award-from-waterfront.html Faculty News 507544 Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen's Herta and Paul Amir Building opens at Tel Aviv Museum of Art http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-s-herta-and-paul-amir-building-opened-at-tel.html Cohen's 195,000-square-foot museum addition expresses a faith in the latest technology. And like much traditional Mediterranean architecture, it hides an intriguing core within a cool, white exterior. Faculty News 507536 Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0500 GSD Platform series releases fourth edition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-platform-series-releases-fourth-edition.html Faculty News 507508 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 11:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim delivers keynote lecture for Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture Annual Meeting in Nanjing, China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-delivers-keynote-lecture-for-chinese-society-of.html Faculty News 507505 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 01:00:00 -0400 New Geographies (Vols 3 and 4) to be launched at Van Alen Books http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-geographies-vols-3-and-4-to-be-launched-at-van-alen-books.html <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Geographies/174974207374#!/"><em>New Geographies</em></a> 3 and 4 will be launched at <a href="http://www.vanalen.org/projects/events/BrownBagReadingSeriesAtVanAlenBooks">Van Alen Books</a> in New York on November 12, 2011. Research News 507494 Thu, 03 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0400 GSD students bring expertise to Japan tsunami victims http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-bring-expertise-to-japan-tsunami-victims.html Several students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design spent two months in northeastern Japan over the summer, bringing their expertise to bear on a region still reeling from an earthquake and tsunami earlier this year. Before heading overseas, they researched participatory design and other concepts. Research News 507403 Fri, 28 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper critiques growing anti-participation sentiment in Next American City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-denounces-growing-anti-participation-sentiment-in.html Amidst a rising chorus of anti-participation rhetoric, Assistant Professor Michael Hooper extolls the benefits of civic engagement in urban planning.<br /> Faculty News 507447 Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici's search for the wild gingko http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-s-search-for-the-wild-gingko.html Faculty News 507394 Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Jerold Kayden's Op-Ed on Occupy Wall Street and Privately Owned Public Spaces http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-jerold-kayden-s-op-ed-on-occupy-wall-street-and.html Faculty News 507383 Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellow Fills New Role at University of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-fills-new-role-at-university-of-chicago.html <span>Theaster Gates (LF '11) was recently appointed to a new role at the University of Chicago as the Director of Art and Public Life.&nbsp; See&nbsp;</span><a title="Theaster Gates" href="http://www.uchicago.edu/features/20111025_gates/" target="_blank">the announcement</a><span>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 507388 Wed, 26 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Associate Professor Pierre Bélanger selected to jury of YUL-MTL: Moving Landscapes International Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-pierre-b-langer-selected-to-jury-for-yul-mtl.html Faculty News 507139 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Jorge Silvetti's firm among winning teams in Rio de Janeiro Olympic Port Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jorge-silvetti-s-firm-among-winning-teams-in-rio-de-janeiro.html Faculty News 507116 Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori's Center of Excellence shortlisted for 2011 WAF Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-s-center-for-excellence-shortlisted-for-2011-waf.html Faculty News 507120 Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Farshid Moussavi's FMA wins competition to design Paris residential complex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-professor-farshid-moussavi-wins-competition-to-design.html Faculty News 507052 Mon, 17 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Jerold Kayden on occupying Wall Street at the public-private frontier http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-jerold-kayden-on-occupying-wall-street-at-the-public.html In future years, people will remember 2011 as the year in which physical public space reclaimed its lofty status in the public sphere thanks to the audacious actions of engaged individuals. <br /> Faculty News 507049 Sat, 15 Oct 2011 12:00:00 -0400 Zofnass Program and Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure establish partnership to support sustainable infrastructure http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-program-and-institute-for-sustainable-infrastructure.html Faculty News 507051 Sat, 15 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim, Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, talks about the invention of GIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-chair-of-the-department-of-landscape.html Since its origins in the 1960s, GIS has enabled designers, planners, developers, public agencies, and communities to make better decisions about the shape of urbanization and its impact. GIS improves design and planning by using geographically referenced data on subjects ranging from the economy to ecology and beyond. Faculty News 507095 Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:00:00 -0400 South America Project Symposium and Network Launch at GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/south-america-project-symposium-and-network-launch-at-gsd.html <p>&ldquo;The South America Project (SAP): Hinterland Urbanisms&rdquo; symposium took place at Harvard&rsquo;s GSD on October 7<sup>th</sup> and 8<sup>th</sup>. The event marked the launch of an applied research and design network that examines the space of design within recent resource Extraction and continental Integration policies in South America.</p> Faculty News 507017 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Theaster Gates (LF '11) Solo Exhibit at MOCA, LA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-theaster-gates-11-featured-in-the-ny-times-for-moca.html Loeb Fellowship News 507013 Tue, 11 Oct 2011 02:00:00 -0400 SURFACE DEEP Reford Gardens, Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/surface-deep-reford-gardens-grand-metis-quebec-canada.html Surface Deep is a new garden recently installed within the entry sequence for the visitors to the Reford Gardens' Metis International Garden Festival in Quebec, Canada. Supported by the Department of Landscape Architecture, the project's design was led by Harvard Graduate School of Design lecturers <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/leireasensiovilloria.html">Leire Asensio Villoria</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/davidmah.html">David Syn Chee Mah</a> and developed and fabricated in collaboration with students from the Landscape Architecture and Architecture programs at the Harvard GSD. Faculty News 507008 Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Firm of Professor Jorge Silvetti Wins KLIFD Competition to Design Kuala Lumpur International Financial District http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-professor-jorge-silvetti-wins-klifd-competition-to.html Machado and Silvetti Associates, firm of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorgesilvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a>, Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Architecture, with its international partner, Akitek Jururancang (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (AJM) has recently been awarded the commission as master planners for the Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD). Alumni News 507012 Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 ASLA 2011 Student Awards honor GSD students, recent grads http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/asla-2011-student-awards-honor-gsd-students-recent-grads.html Alumni News 506948 Thu, 06 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden, Amanda Burden to Co-Chair Zoning the City Conference in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-participate-in-the-zoning-the-city-conference.html Alumni News 506928 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni, among ASLA Professional Awards recipients http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-among-asla-professional-awards-recipients.html Alumni News 506917 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Students Tomas Folch and Daniel Ibanez shortlisted in international landscape competition to design park in Chile http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-shortlisted-in-international-landscape-competition.html Student News 506899 Thu, 29 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 The NCPC, with Loeb Fellows Marcel Acosta and Christine Saum, receives 2011 ASLA Honor Award for Analysis and Planning. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-ncpc-with-loeb-fellows-marcel-acosta-and-christine-saum.html Loeb Fellowship News 506923 Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori's House in Ghent featured in Architectural Review http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-s-house-in-ghent-featured-in-architectural-review.html Faculty News 506892 Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh's Penn Park offers new open space for the Penn community http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-s-penn-park-offers-new-open-space-for.html Faculty News 506880 Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Susan Fainstein, Professor of Urban Planning, to receive Paul Davidoff Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-fainstein-professor-of-urban-planning-to-receive-paul.html Faculty News 506884 Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellows Theaster Gates ('11) and Kennedy Smith ('06) to be Featured Speakers at Cityworks (X)Po 2011 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-theaster-gates-11-and-kennedy-smith-06-to-be.html Loeb Fellowship News 506925 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 GSD Alum questions Professor Chris Reed on "Landscape Optimism" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alum-questions-professor-chris-reed-on-landscape-optimism.html Alumni News 506838 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellow Janet Echelman on cover of Sculpture Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-janet-echelman-makes-the-cover-of-sculpture-magazine.html Loeb Fellowship News 506926 Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellow '99 Susan Chin Appointed to Head Design Trust http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-99-susan-chin-appointed-to-head-design-trust.html Loeb Fellowship News 506929 Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 First Look: Rem Koolhaas’ Architecture for Architects at Cornell University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/first-look-rem-koolhaas-architecture-for-architects-at-cornell.html Faculty News 506541 Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 New Geographies journal receives Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-geographies-journal-receives-graham-foundation-grant.html Alumni News 506534 Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:00:00 -0400 Pierre Belanger selected as finalist for Dubendorf Airport Design Competition, Zurich, Switzerland http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-belanger-selected-as-finalist-for-dubendorf-airport.html Faculty News 506518 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:00:00 -0400 Architecture in India, by Rahul Mehrotra, released in Mumbai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-in-india-by-rahul-mehrotra-released-in-mumbai.html Faculty News 506508 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:00:00 -0400 Somatic Collaborative, design practice of Assistant Professor Felipe Correa and Anthony Acciavatti (MARCH II ’09), unveils a proposal for Plaza República in Quito, Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/somatic-collaborative-design-practice-of-assistant-professor.html Faculty News 506515 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design Magazine, Architectures of Latin America now available http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-magazine-number-34-now-available.html Alumni News 506488 Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:00:00 -0400 Fall 2011 Studio Presentations & Lottery Information http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fall-2011-studio-lottery.html <p>The Fall 2011 Studio Lottery will be held <strong>Tuesday, August 30th</strong>. Lottery guidelines and instructions are located at: <a href="http://internal.gsd.harvard.edu/studiolottery/">http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/studiolottery/</a></p> Student News 505633 Mon, 29 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Firm of Boris Dramov (LF '80) designs MLK National Memorial http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-boris-dramov-lf-80-designs-mlk-national-memorial.html Loeb Fellowship News 505564 Sun, 28 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 GSD Coordinates Conference on a Sustainable Future for the Exumas http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-coordinates-conference-on-a-sustainable-future-for-the.html The Ministry of The Environment of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in conjunction with the Bahamas National Trust and the Harvard Graduate School of Design held a one-day conference in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Friday, July 8, 2011.<br /> Faculty News 505561 Fri, 19 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Doug Meffert (LF '08) leads research center in hydrokinetic power http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/doug-meffert-lf-08-leads-research-center-in-hydrokinetic-power.html Loeb Fellowship alumnus Doug Meffert is on a mission to&nbsp;end the southeastern United States' reliance on fossil-fuel energy from the Gulf of Mexico.<br /> Loeb Fellowship News 505563 Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 New publication by Rahul Mehrotra released in Mumbai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-publication-by-rahul-mehrotra-released-in-mumbai.html &nbsp; Faculty News 505473 Wed, 03 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici joins call for reassessment of non-native species in science journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-joins-call-for-reassessment-of-non-native.html Peter Del Tredici, Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, joins call for reassessment of non-native species in <em>Nature</em> science journal Faculty News 505450 Thu, 09 Jun 2011 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students win first prize in Arizona Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-first-prize-in-arizona-challenge.html Student News 505575 Mon, 06 Jun 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Schools of the future: Design teams present fresh concepts for daily learning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/schools-of-the-future-design-teams-present-fresh-concepts-for.html What will the K-12 education sector look like in 20 years? Recently, a group of Harvard students tried to answer that question by designing schools of the future. Academic News 500304 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 01:00:00 -0400 GSD Students Win Federal Home Loan Bank's 2011 Affordable Housing Development Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-student-team-wins-federal-home-loan-bank-s-2011-affordable.html Student News 500301 Wed, 04 May 2011 01:00:00 -0400 GSD to Study Persian Gulf http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-study-persian-gulf.html Researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Design recently launched a cross-disciplinary study of the Persian Gulf region to aid future sustainable urbanism in the area when various economies shed their dependence on gas and oil revenue. Faculty News 500302 Wed, 04 May 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Former Loeb Fellow Cathleen McGuigan Named Editor in Chief of Architectural Record http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/former-loeb-fellow-cathleen-mcguigan-named-editor-in-chief-of.html McGraw-Hill Construction announced that Cathleen McGuigan, longtime Newsweek architecture critic and arts editor, has been named editor in chief of Architectural Record. Alumni News 500299 Mon, 02 May 2011 13:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture, designs “Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay,” exhibition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-robert-p-hubbard-professor-in-the-practice-of.html The exhibition opens at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum March 18, 2011. Faculty News 500295 Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:00:00 -0400 Thomas Schroepfer presents results of Dense+Green Studio; opens exhibition at the Singapore Institute of Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thomas-schroepfer-presents-results-of-dense-green-studio-opens.html Associate Professor of Architecture Thomas Schroepfer was invited to present the results of his Fall 2010 Dense+Green Architecture Option Studio, in conjunction with their exhibition, at the Singapore Institute of Architects last month. Faculty News 500298 Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:00:00 -0500 Eve Blau, Adjunct Professor of Architectural History, visits Azerbaijan with students of Baku http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-adjunct-professor-of-architectural-history-visits.html Eve Blau's research seminar "Oil City" analyzed the development of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, in the context of the shifting geopolitics of the region. Faculty News 500296 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:00:00 -0500 GSD Students Awarded First Prize in "Network Reset: Rethinking the Chicago Emerald Necklace" Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-awarded-first-prize-in-network-reset-rethinking-the.html Network Reset is an international design competition sponsored by the Chicago Architectural Club and MAS Studio. A GSD student team won first prize for their entry, "Chicago Constellation." Student News 500300 Sat, 05 Feb 2011 13:00:00 -0500