The President and CEO of one of the world’s top design firms takes on key volunteer leadership role as the School prepares to launch its multi-million dollar campaign.
Luis Callejas (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) have recently co-authored an article entitled “Diving head first” in the first issue of We live in models, a multi-part publication of architectural theory about models, ruins and power.
The newest in a long-standing tradition of student-edited journals at the GSD is about to take flight. Simon Battisti (MArch II ’14), Etien Santiago (PhD ‘18, MArch II ‘11), Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) and Patrick Boateng II (MPP ’13, MUP ‘14), in collaboration with award-winning designer Boy Vereecken, are the editors (and proud parents) of the first issue of Very Vary Veri.
Machado and Silvetti Associates (Jorge Silvetti’s firm) has been named general design planner for the new model campus of Vietnamese-German University in the Bình Duong province of Vietnam. MSA will be both master planner for the campus and design architect for 3.5 million square feet of laboratories, classrooms, food-courts, sports halls, administrative spaces and dormitories for 12 thousand students. The appointment is the result of an international competition held in 2013.
A vision created by Chris Reed’s firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism in collaboration with SHoP Architects has been selected as the jury’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.
Xiaoxuan Lu (MLA ’12) has become a bit of a celebrity as a result of her YIXI talk (similar to TED Talks), combining her Penny White Fund research and her ASLA award-winning thesis.
Two GSD student teams recently won first-place awards in the 2013-14 NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Net-Zero Energy Design Competition. The competition called for low-energy, high aesthetic architectural designs supported by energy simulation analysis for a variety of building types in Holyoke, Mass.
On February 28, GSD Career Services hosted the second annual Planning Careers Expo, where representatives from public, private, and nonprofit agencies—including GSD alums–met with students interested in jobs and summer internships in the planning fields.