Harvard GSD: Alumni News http://www.gsd.harvard.edu This summer, Stamen Design of San Francisco introduced a Fellowship series in partnership with Gray Area Foundation for the Arts’ Creative Coding Fellowship, Autodesk and SPUR, with two Harvard students: GSD alum Andreas Viglakis (MAUD '14) along with HBS student Moira Forberg. Viglakis is working in partnership with urban planning think tank SPUR, on exploring San Francisco’s fragmented transit system and how it's affected by the changing economic climate of the Bay Area. http://content.stamen.com/summer-of-education. Platform 8 a winner in Design Observer/AIGA’s 50 Books | 50 Covers competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/platform-8-a-winner-in-design-observer-aiga-s-50-books-50-covers.html <em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/gsd-platform-8.html">Platform 8: An Index of Design &amp; Research</a>&nbsp;</em><span>is a winner in&nbsp;</span><em>Design Observer</em><span>/AIGA&rsquo;s annual 50 Books | 50 Covers&nbsp;competition, honored in this year's&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://designobserver.com/5050.php?display=2015&amp;type=books">Books category</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 566907 Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:00:00 -0400 Inaugural Fellowship Reception highlights student success, potential http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/inaugural-fellowship-reception-highlights-student-success.html <span>To honor the contributions of alumni, donors, and friends in support of fellowships and financial aid for GSD students, the School held its Inaugural Fellowship Reception in April.</span> Alumni News 566900 Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:00:00 -0400 Faculty and alumni among winners in Boston's Northern Avenue Bridge Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-and-alumni-among-winners-in-boston-s-northern-avenue.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and alumni are among the six winning teams in the Northern Avenue&nbsp;Bridge&nbsp;Ideas Competition.</span> Alumni News 566895 Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0400 Faculty, students, alumni active at 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-students-alumni-active-at-2016-venice-architecture.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design community will be active at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens to the public this Saturday, May 28.</span> Alumni News 566893 Mon, 23 May 2016 19:00:00 -0400 Plataforma Arquitectura covers Office for Urbanization's "Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/plataforma-arquitectura-covers-office-for-urbanization-s.html <span>Chile-based Plataforma Arquitectura has produced a&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.plataformaarquitectura.cl/cl/786680/landscape-urbanism-como-entender-el-paisaje-como-una-forma-de-urbanismo-en-latinoamerica">video feature</a><span>&nbsp;on the Office for Urbanization's March 18 event in Santiago, Chile.</span> Alumni News 566884 Tue, 10 May 2016 16:00:00 -0400 Hong launches Platform 8 on May 6 at the Van Alen Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hong-launches-platform-8-on-may-6-at-the-van-alen-institute.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/zaneta-hong.html">Zaneta Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(MLA '07), lecturer in landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and faculty editor of&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/gsd-platform-8.html">Platform 8: An Index of Design &amp; Research</a>,&nbsp;</em><span>will launch&nbsp;</span><em>Platform 8&nbsp;</em><span>on Friday evening, May 6, at the Van Alen Institute in New York.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 566879 Wed, 04 May 2016 09:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori named 2016 Class Day speaker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-named-2016-class-day-speaker.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has selected renowned architect and GSD professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toshiko-mori.html">Toshiko Mori</a><span>&nbsp;as the speaker for its 2016 Class Day on Wednesday, May 25, addressing the GSD&rsquo;s Class of 2016 and their families.</span> Architecture News 566878 Tue, 03 May 2016 11:00:00 -0400 Benedito and OFICINAA win Riverwalk Park Design Competition with “The River(s) Esplanade” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/benedito-and-oficinaa-win-riverwalk-park-design-competition-with.html <span>Assistant professor of landscape architecture&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silvia-benedito.html">Silvia&nbsp;Benedito</a><span>&nbsp;(MAUD &rsquo;04) and her&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.oficinaa.net/about/">OFICINAA</a><span>&nbsp;co-partner Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch &rsquo;04) recently won the Riverwalk Park Design Competition, held by the MacDowell Colony and the Town of Peterborough, New Hampshire.</span> Alumni News 566877 Mon, 02 May 2016 16:00:00 -0400 Craig Barton (LF '95) named Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at School of the Art Institute of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/craig-barton-lf-95-named-provost-and-senior-vice-president-of.html <span>The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has announced the appointment of Craig Barton (LF '95) as the School&rsquo;s provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, effective August 1, 2016.</span> Alumni News 566875 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0400 Danielle Choi (MLA '08) named 2016–2017 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/danielle-choi-mla-08-named-2016-2017-daniel-urban-kiley-teaching.html <span>Danielle Choi (MLA &rsquo;08) is the recipient of the 2016</span><span>&ndash;</span><span>2017&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/landscape-architecture/kiley-teaching-fellowship.html">Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 566840 Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0400 Ila Berman (MDes '91, DDes '93) appointed dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ila-berman-mdes-91-ddes-93-appointed-dean-of-the-university-of.html <span>Ila Berman (MDes '91, DDes '93) has been appointed dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture</span> Alumni News 566808 Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:00:00 -0400 Jonathan Lott (MArch '05) named finalist for Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jonathan-lott-march-05-named-finalist-for-mies-crown-hall.html <span>The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has named Jonathan Lott (MArch &rsquo;05), design critic in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, one of five finalists for its Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture (MCHAP.emerge) 2014/15 award.</span> Alumni News 566772 Thu, 24 Mar 2016 16:00:00 -0400 Holly Samuelson receives grant from Harvard's Climate Change Solutions Fund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/holly-samuelson-receives-grant-from-harvard-s-climate-change.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/holly-samuelson.html">Holly Samuelon</a><span>&nbsp;(MDes '09, DDes '13), assistant professor of architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, been awarded a grant by Harvard&rsquo;s Climate Change Solutions Fund, an initiative launched last year by Harvard University President Drew Faust</span> Alumni News 566742 Mon, 07 Mar 2016 14:00:00 -0500 Jeanne Gang MArch '93 named Architect of the Year by Architectural Review http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-architectural-review-names-jeanne-gang-march-93-architect-of.html <em>The Architectural Review</em><span>&nbsp;has named Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) Architect of the Year in its 2016 Women in Architecture awards, revealed on March 4.</span> Alumni News 566741 Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:00:00 -0500 Bradley Cantrell to launch latest book "Responsive Landscapes" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cantrell-to-launch-latest-book-responsive-landscapes-on-march-4.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/bradley-cantrell.html">Bradley Cantrell</a><span>&nbsp;(MLA '03)&nbsp;</span><span>recently published the book&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138796652">Responsive Landscapes: Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture</a>.</em><span>&nbsp;</span><span>Cantrell coauthored the book&nbsp;</span><span>with&nbsp;Justine Holzman</span> Alumni News 566729 Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:00:00 -0500 Bechthold publishes new book "Ceramic Material Systems" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bechthold-publishes-new-book-ceramic-material-systems.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a><span>&nbsp;(DDes '01), professor of architectural technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, recently published the book&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/206354"><em>Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and Interior Design</em></a><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 566687 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:00:00 -0500 GSD design critic Lott named one of Architectural League's 2016 Emerging Voices http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-design-critic-lott-named-one-of-architectural-league-s-2016.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jonathan-lott.html">Jon Lott</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '05), design critic in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, is one of the Architectural League of New York's 2016 Emerging Voices, announced on February 3.</span> Alumni News 566672 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Frank Gehry is first architect to receive Harvard Arts Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/frank-gehry-is-first-architect-to-receive-harvard-arts-medal.html <span>Architect Frank Gehry has been named the recipient of the 2016 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President&nbsp;</span><span>Drew Gilpin Faust</span><span>&nbsp;at a ceremony on&nbsp;</span><span>Thursday, April 28.</span> Alumni News 566663 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:00:00 -0500 Bechthold named GSD's Kumagai Professor of Architectural Technology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bechthold-named-gsd-s-kumagai-professor-of-architectural.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a><span>&nbsp;has been named the Kumagai Professor of Architectural Technology at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, effective January 1, 2016.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 566614 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:00:00 -0500 GSD announces three faculty appointments: D'Oca, Griffin, Kuo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-three-faculty-appointments-d-oca-griffin-kuo.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces a trio of faculty appointments, adding two professors to the Department of Urban Planning and Design (UPD) and one to the Department of Architecture.</span> Alumni News 566570 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 -0500 GSD introduces jury for 2016 Wheelwright Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-introduces-jury-for-2016-wheelwright-prize.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to introduce the jury for the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">2016 Wheelwright Prize</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 566580 Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:00:00 -0500 Design critic Lott and Collective–LOK colleagues design Times Square Valentine’s Day pavilion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-critic-lott-and-collective-lok-colleagues-design-times.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design design critic in architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jonathan-lott.html">Jonathan Lott</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch &rsquo;05) and colleagues at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://collective-lok.com/">Collective&ndash;LOK</a><span>&nbsp;will be adding an element of intimacy and intrigue to New York&rsquo;s Times Square this Valentine&rsquo;s Day.</span> Alumni News 566541 Mon, 04 Jan 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Caroline Jordi http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/caroline-jordi.html Alumni News 566511 Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Harvard GSD announces 2016 Wheelwright Prize cycle http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-announces-2016-wheelwright-prize.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the fourth round of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a><span>, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The 2016 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications;&nbsp;</span><strong><em>the deadline for submissions is February 8, 2016</em></strong><span>.</span> Architecture News 566527 Wed, 09 Dec 2015 13:00:00 -0500 GSD student team wins UD Shanghai international competition with “Zhabei New Gateway” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-student-team-wins-ud-shanghai-international-competition-with.html <span>A team of Harvard Graduate School of Design urban design students has taken first prize in UD Shanghai&rsquo;s 2015 International Student Urban Design Competition for Shanghai Railway Station Area.</span> Alumni News 566521 Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:00:00 -0500 R. Steven Lewis (LF ’07) receives AIA’s 2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/r-steven-lewis-lf-07-receives-aia-s-2016-whitney-m-young-jr.html <span>R. Steven Lewis (LF &rsquo;07) has been named the recipient of the 2016&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAS075330">Whitney M. Young Jr. Award</a><span>&nbsp;by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)</span> Alumni News 566520 Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0500 James Stockard (MUP ’68, LF ’78) to teach, conduct research in Scotland with Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/james-stockard-mup-68-lf-78-to-teach-conduct-research-with.html <span>The Fulbright Program has awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/james-stockard.html">James Stockard</a><span>&nbsp;(MUP &rsquo;68, LF &rsquo;78).</span> Alumni News 566510 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Exhibition "360+ Weathers" showcases complex microclimatic conditions of the Danube Valley http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/exhibition-360-weathers-showcases-complex-microclimatic.html <span>The exhibition &ldquo;360+ Weathers" showcases the complex microclimatic conditions of the Danube Valley in Bavaria, and employs unique media: a thick felt canopy that envelopes the viewer and isolates the experience of viewing the exhibition&rsquo;s time-lapse video.</span> Alumni News 566503 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:00:00 -0500 DesignIntelligence names GSD architecture, landscape architecture programs top in the nation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designintelligence-names-gsd-architecture-landscape-architecture.html <em>DesignIntelligence&nbsp;</em><span>has named the Harvard Graduate School of Design's architecture and landscape architecture programs the first in the nation in its 2016&nbsp;</span><span>"</span><span>America's Best Architecture &amp; Design Schools" ranking, released this month.</span> Architecture News 566446 Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:00:00 -0500 A meditation on race, design, and social justice: the Black in Design conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-meditation-on-race-design-and-social-justice-the-black-in.html <span>Eyeing questions around race, inequality, and design, the Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s (GSD) African American Student Union (AASU) orchestrated the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.blackindesign.com/">Black in Design Conference</a><span>, held at the GSD on October 9 and 10.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 566436 Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0500 Calvin Klein talks form, space, design at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/calvin-klein-talks-form-space-design-at-the-gsd.html <span>Calvin Klein spoke to a full house in the Harvard Graduate School of Design's Piper Auditorium on Monday, November 2.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 566433 Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0500 MoMA's Paola Antonelli brings salon series to the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tonight-moma-s-paola-antonelli-brings-salon-series-to-the-gsd.html <span>Paola Antonelli, <span>senior curator of architecture and design and director of R&amp;D at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA),&nbsp;</span>has developed&nbsp;</span><span>a series of salons on themes that are relevant to both MoMA and the wider world.&nbsp;</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 566428 Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Harvard Gazette speaks with professor Preston Scott Cohen about “strange beauty” of stairwells http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gazette-speaks-with-professor-preston-scott-cohen-about.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Gazette</em><span>&nbsp;recently</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>took a look at some of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/10/taking-the-stairs/">distinctive staircases and stairwells</a><span>&nbsp;around Harvard&rsquo;s campus, with&nbsp;</span><span>reflections from&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">Preston Scott Cohen</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch &rsquo;85), Gerald M. McCue Professor in Architecture&nbsp;at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.</span> Alumni News 566424 Mon, 02 Nov 2015 11:00:00 -0500 Fall semester studio earns CBC attention for design work in Newfoundland http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fall-semester-studio-earns-cbc-attention-for-design-work-in.html <span>A group of Harvard Graduate School of Design students recently made Canadian airwaves for design insight they are offering coastal communities in Newfoundland.</span> Alumni News 566362 Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0400 AN INCLUSIVE EDGE: A Panel Discussion with Architects and Advocates http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/an-inclusive-edge-a-panel-discussion-with-architects-and.html <h2><a class="target-blank" href="http://chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org/public-program/calendar/an-inclusive-edge-a-panel-discussion-with-architects-and-advocates/" target="_blank"><strong>An Inclusive Edge</strong></a><span>, a panel discussion with architects and advocates hosted at the first Chicago Architecture Biennial,</span>&nbsp;examines how practitioers&nbsp;<span>from diverse backgrounds are&nbsp;<span>disrupting the status quo to move the field<span>&nbsp;of architecture</span> forward.<br /><br /></span></span></h2> <p><strong>Saturday October 3, 2:00-3:00 pm
</strong><br /><strong>Sullivan Galleries,&nbsp;33 S. State St., 7th floor</strong></p> Alumni News 566231 Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students, professors, alumni recognized with 2015 ASLA awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-professors-alumni-recognized-with-2015-asla-awards.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.asla.org/">American Society of Landscape Architects</a><span>&nbsp;(ALSA) has announced its 2015 professional and student awards, with several Harvard Graduate School of Design professors, students, and alumni recognized for recent work.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 566212 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni among exhibitors at first-ever Chicago Architecture Biennial http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-among-exhibitors-at-first-ever-chicago.html <span>On Saturday, October 3, the City of Chicago launches the inaugural&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://chicagobiennial.org/">Chicago Architecture Biennial</a><span>, titled &ldquo;The State of the Art of Architecture" and featuring a range of Harvard Graduate School of Design professors and alumni</span> Alumni News 566192 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Exhibition on geography of fatal police encounters aims to influence dialogue around design, social justice http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/exhibition-on-geography-of-fatal-police-encounters-aims-to.html <span>A new exhibition on Gund Hall&rsquo;s Experiments Wall uniquely approaches a provocative topic: fatal encounters between civilians and police across the country.</span> Alumni News 566162 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:00:00 -0400 GSD professors, alumni named winners in Field Constructs Design Competition with “99 White Balloons” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-professors-alumni-named-winners-in-field-constructs-design.html <span>A team comprising Harvard Graduate School of Design professors and recent alumni is one of four winners in the 2015&nbsp;</span><a href="http://fieldconstructs.org/">Field Constructs Design Competition&nbsp;</a><span>(FCDC), which tasked entrants to design, fabricate, and install a site-specific intervention at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ecology-action.org/circleacres/">Circle Acres Nature Preserve</a><span>&nbsp;in Austin, Texas</span> Alumni News 566145 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design: Chicago to offer series of conversations, events exploring design innovations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-chicago-to-offer-series-of-conversations-events.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design will offer a series of conversations and events exploring design innovations with its Harvard Design: Chicago program on October 1 to 3.</span> Alumni News 566114 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:00:00 -0400 GSD alumni lead a number of Architect magazine's 2015 top firms http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-led-firms-populate-this-year-s-architect-50-from.html <span>Practices led by Harvard Graduate School of Design alumni are well represented on this</span><span>&nbsp;year&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/architect-50/2015/">Architect 50</a><span>,&nbsp;</span><em>Architect&nbsp;</em><span>magazine's annual ranking of top architecture and design firms, announced earlier this month.</span> Alumni News 566079 Mon, 14 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Harvard GSD, SEAS announce collaborative Master in Design Engineering program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-seas-announce-collaborative-master-s-in-design.html <span>Harvard University will begin offering a Master in Design Engineering (MDE)</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>beginning in fall 2016. The two-year program was developed and will be jointly taught by faculty from Harvard&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/">Graduate School of Design</a><span>&nbsp;(GSD) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.seas.harvard.edu/">John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences</a><span>&nbsp;(SEAS).</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 566052 Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni named to exhibition team for the 2016 Venice Biennale U.S. Pavilion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-named-to-exhibition-team-for-the-2016-venice.html <span>After receiving over 250 submissions, the curatorial team for the 2016 Venice Biennale&rsquo;s U.S. Pavilion has named 12 architect teams to produce the pavilion&rsquo;s U.S. exhibition, with several Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and alumni among those selected.</span> Alumni News 565971 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design Magazine’s latest issue explores connections between design, health http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-magazine-s-latest-issue-explores-connections.html <span>Published twice yearly by the Harvard Graduate School of Design,&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/">Harvard Design Magazine</a>&nbsp;</em><span>was relaunched in spring 2014.&nbsp;<span>Themed around health, wellness, and illness, the latest issue, &ldquo;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/issues/40">Well, Well, Well</a><span>&rdquo; (No. 40, Spring/Summer 2015), arrived on newsstands over the summer.</span></span> Alumni News 565929 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Fall 2015 main exhibition Living Anatomy: An Exhibition About Housing opens August 24 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fall-2015-main-exhibition-living-anatomy-an-exhibition-about.html <span>On Monday, August 24, the Harvard Graduate School of Design opened its main Fall 2015 exhibition&nbsp;</span><em>Living Anatomy: An Exhibition About Housing,</em>&nbsp;running all semester.<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /></span> Alumni News 565825 Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0400 GSD duo designs “tiny houses” for cross-Harvard startup http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-duo-designs-tiny-houses-for-cross-harvard-startup.html <span>Harvard-based startup&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://getaway.house/">Getaway</a><span>&nbsp;is tapping into the &ldquo;tiny house movement,&rdquo; and a Harvard Graduate School of Design pair is embracing the creative challenges of designing Getaway&rsquo;s star attraction: so-called &ldquo;tiny houses&rdquo; available for vacation rental.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564755 Sat, 08 Aug 2015 16:00:00 -0400 GSD’s Career Discovery program invites design exploration, experimentation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-career-discovery-program-invites-design-exploration.html <span>The GSD&rsquo;s six-week&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/career-discovery/">Career Discovery program</a><span>&nbsp;presents a hyperintensive engagement with design that mirrors a&nbsp;<span>graduate-level studio experience.</span></span> Alumni News 564750 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0400 GSD team travels to UAE to present at Ajman Urban Planning Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-travels-to-uae-to-present-at-ajman-urban-planning.html <span>An interdisciplinary team of Harvard Graduate School of Design students recently presented at the 2015 Ajman Urban Planning Conference in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, alongside the GSD&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-forsyth.html">Ann Forsyth</a><span>, professor of urban planning.</span> Alumni News 564717 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0400 “Latent (e)Scapes” by Christina Leigh Geros (MLA/MAUD ’15) on display in Radcliffe Yard http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/latent-e-scapes-by-christina-leigh-geros-mla-maud-15-on-display.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design grad Christina Leigh Geros (MLA/MAUD &rsquo;15) recently won the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study&rsquo;s biennial Public Art Competition with her project &ldquo;Latent (e)Scapes,&rdquo; now on display at the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Garden in Radcliffe Yard.</span> Alumni News 564715 Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Bradley Cantrell (MLA ‘03) appointed Director of Master of Landscape Architecture Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bradley-cantrell-mla-03-appointed-director-of-master-of.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/bradley-cantrell.html">Bradley Cantrell</a><span>&nbsp;(MLA &lsquo;03) as Director of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/landscape-architecture/index.html">Master of Landscape Architecture Program</a><span>, commencing immediately.</span> Alumni News 564713 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0400 Latest issue of Log magazine features range of GSD contributors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/latest-issue-of-log-magazine-features-range-of-gsd-contributors.html Latest issue of Log magazine features range of GSD contributors Alumni News 564701 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Nader Tehrani (MAUD ’91) appointed dean of Cooper Union's Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nader-tehrani-maud-91-appointed-dean-of-cooper-union-s-irwin-s.html <span>Nader Tehrani (MAUD &rsquo;91) has been appointed dean of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://cooper.edu/architecture">Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture</a><span>&nbsp;at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://cooper.edu/">The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564698 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0400 Erin Kelly (MLA ’12) and Detroit Future City project “The Buzz” receive Knight Cities grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erin-kelly-mla-12-and-detroit-future-city-project-the-buzz.html <span>Erin Kelly (MLA '12) and project &ldquo;The Buzz" has been named one of 32 winners in the Knight Foundation&rsquo;s first-annual&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.knightcities.org/">Knight Cities Challenge</a><span>&nbsp;and was&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/innovation/barbers-are-giving-buzzcuts-to-detroits-overgrown-lots-180955227">spotlighted this week by&nbsp;<em>Smithsonian&nbsp;</em>magazine</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 564685 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:00:00 -0400 Kennen (MLA ’05), Kirkwood coauthor book on power of plant-based remediation, cleanup strategies http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kennen-mla-05-kirkwood-coauthor-book-on-power-of-plant-based.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s Kate Kennen (MLA &rsquo;05) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/niall-kirkwood.html">Niall Kirkwood</a><span>&nbsp;recently coauthored&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Phyto-Principles-Resources-Remediation-Landscape/dp/0415814154/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1435073885&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=niall+kirkwood">Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design</a>,&nbsp;</em><span>published in May by Routledge.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564679 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:00:00 -0400 Keesler, Springfield (both MUP ’15) join inaugural class of Kuehn Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/keesler-springfield-both-mup-15-join-inaugural-class-of-kuehn.html <span>Virginia Keesler and Jon Springfield (both MUP &lsquo;15) have been selected for the inaugural class of the&nbsp;</span>Kuehn Fellows Program<span>, a new initiative of the&nbsp;</span>Kuehn Charitable Foundation<span>.</span> Alumni News 564675 Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400 GSD alumni, students, professors lead in Boston Living with Water design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-professors-students-lead-in-boston-living-with-water.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design students, alumni, and professors offered visionary, winning designs in the&nbsp;</span>Boston Living with Water competition<span>, which announced finalists on Monday, June 8.</span> Alumni News 564672 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400 New name, principals, and website for Machado Silvetti http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-name-partners-and-website-for-silvetti-machado.html <span>Along with a new name, architecture and urban design firm Machado Silvetti has four new principals, including three Harvard Graduate School of Design alumni.</span> Alumni News 564666 Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Monica Ponce de Leon (MAUD '91) appointed dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/monica-ponce-de-leon-maud-91-appointed-dean-of-princeton.html <p>GSD alumna Monica Ponce de Leon (MAUD &rsquo;91) has been selected as the next dean of Princeton University&rsquo;s&nbsp;School of Architecture. Her appointment is effective January 1, 2016.</p> Alumni News 564658 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:00:00 -0400 GSD students, professors awarded 2015 Graham Foundation grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-professors-awarded-graham-foundation-grants.html <span>Four members of the GSD community are among this year's recipients of individual grants from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.</span> Alumni News 564644 Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:00:00 -0400 GSD awards 324 degrees during Harvard’s 364th Commencement http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-award-324-degrees-during-harvards-364th-commencement.html <span>GSD awards 324 degrees during Harvard&rsquo;s 364th Commencement.</span> Architecture News 564642 Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Tad Read (MDes ’04) appointed acting director of planning at the Boston Redevelopment Authority http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tad-read-mdes-04-appointed-acting-director-of-planning-at-the.html <span>John &ldquo;Tad&rdquo; Read (MDes &rsquo;04), a senior planner with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), has been appointed the BRA&rsquo;s acting director of planning.</span> Alumni News 564638 Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Malone (MDes ’14), Peiser win Urban Land Institute award for article on Miami Beach’s 1111 Lincoln Road project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/malone-mdes-14-peiser-win-urban-land-institute-award-for-article.html The Urban Land Institute (ULI) awarded its 2015 ULI Apgar <em>Urban Land</em> Award to Dan Malone (MDes &rsquo;14) and Richard Peiser, Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at the GSD, for their article &ldquo;The Making of Miami Beach&rsquo;s Mixed-Use Garage&rdquo; on the famed 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage project. Alumni News 564635 Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Diane Davis appointed Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/diane-davis-appointed-chair-of-the-department-of-urban-planning.html The GSD is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Davis as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design as of July 1, 2015. Davis is currently the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at the GSD. Faculty News 564509 Sat, 16 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Anita Berrizbeitia (MLA '87) appointed Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/anita-berrizbeitia-mla-87-appointed-chair-of-the-department-of.html The GSD is pleased to announce the appointment of Anita Berrizbeitia (MLA &rsquo;87) as Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture as of July 1, 2015. Faculty News 564491 Sat, 16 May 2015 11:00:00 -0400 Henry N. Cobb (MArch '49) awarded Architectural League of New York's highest honor http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/henry-n-cobb-march-49-awarded-architectural-league-of-new-york-s.html On Tuesday, May 4, the <span class="target-blank">Architectural League of New York</span> presented its highest honor, the President&rsquo;s Medal, to <span class="target-blank">Henry N. Cobb</span> (MArch &rsquo;49), founding partner of <span class="target-blank">Pei Cobb Freed &amp; Partners</span> and former chair of the GSD&rsquo;s Department of Architecture. Alumni News 564484 Fri, 08 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Alexander Robinson ASLA, MLA '05 awarded Rome Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alexander-robinson-asla-mla-05-awarded-rome-prize.html Robinson was one of three landscape architects to receive the coveted prize. Alumni News 564473 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0400 Erik L’Heureux wins 2015 Wheelwright Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erik-l-heureux-wins-2015-wheelwright-prize.html Harvard University Graduate School of Design announces Erik L&rsquo;Heureux, an American architect based in Singapore, as the winner of the&nbsp;GSD&rsquo;s <a class="target-blank" title="Wheelwright Prize" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">2015 Wheelwright Prize</a>, a $100,000 traveling fellowship aimed at fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design. Architecture News 564472 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:00 -0400 MDes grads part of '20 Under 35' design exhibition in India http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdes-grads-part-of-major-design-exhibition-in-india.html Aurgho Jyoti (MDes '13) and Karthik Dondeti (MDes '11) honored as participants in major annual exhibition. Alumni News 564458 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Marina Correia MArch '13 designs exhibition of famed Brazilian architect's home http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/marina-correia-march-13-designs-exhibition-of-famed-brazilian.html <p>The exhibition, "Lina em Casa: Percursos," marks the reopening of Lina Bo Bardi's house to the public.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 564459 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Gia Wolff and the Floating City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gia-wolff-and-the-floating-city.html <p>Caipirinhas and samba set the mood at the GSD&nbsp;for a recent talk by Gia Wolff (MArch '08) about her research on&nbsp;<span>Floating City: The Community-Based Architecture of Parade Floats. The project was supported by the</span>&nbsp;first&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/architecture/fellowships-prizes-travel-programs/wheelwright-prize.html">Wheelwright Prize</a>, which Wolff won in 2013. Read Sarah Bolivar's recap in the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/gia-wolff-and-the-floating-city/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> <p><em>Photo by&nbsp;Daryan Dornelles</em></p> Alumni News 564455 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:00:00 -0400 John Peterson, founder of Public Architecture, appointed curator of the Loeb Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-peterson-founder-of-public-architecture-appointed-curator.html <span>Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of John Peterson as Curator of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/">Loeb Fellowship</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564443 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 Landscape architecture team wins Open Space Planning competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-team-wins-open-space-planning-competition.html Lecturer Alistair McIntosh,&nbsp;Marissa Angell MLA &rsquo;15, Ian Brennick MLA &rsquo;15 and&nbsp;<span>Skip Burck MLA &rsquo;85&nbsp;</span>were awarded first place in the Connect Kendall Square<em>&nbsp;</em>Open Space Planning Competition sponsored by the City of Cambridge. Alumni News 564426 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0400 Jeannette Kuo appointed Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeannette-kuo-appointed-assistant-professor-in-practice-of.html <span>Jeannette Kuo (MArch '04) has been appointed as Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture, effective January 1, 2016, at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.</span> Alumni News 564420 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:00:00 -0400 Unheard melodies: Steve Reich's monumental task http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/unheard-melodies-steve-reich-s-monumental-task.html <span><span>Steve Reich discussed<em> WTC 9/11</em> and other work during a conversation at the Graduate School of Design on March 25.</span></span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 564397 Sun, 05 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Wheelwright Prize finalists announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wheelwright-prize-finalists-announced.html <span>Today, the Harvard University Graduate School of&nbsp;Design announced the finalists of the 2015&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a><span>, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a single architect to support travel-based architectural research.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 564389 Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:00:00 -0400 Sert Council Tours Eric Owen Moss Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sert-council-tours-eric-owen-moss-architects.html While GSD students in Cambridge were enduring record snowfall, Josep Llu&iacute;s Sert Council members were in sunny California touring the work of Eric Owen Moss MArch '72. On February 24th, a group of nearly twenty alumni and friends gathered at the studio of Eric Owen Moss Architects (EOMA) in Culver City for a first-hand look at Moss&rsquo;s work and vision. Alumni News 564338 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:00 -0400 GSD Reception at Your Harvard: China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-reception-at-your-harvard-china.html <p><span><span>For over a year, Harvard University President Drew Faust has traveled the globe to share her vision for the University&rsquo;s future through the Your Harvard event series. With previous stops in London, Los Angeles, New York, Mexico City, Dallas, and Seattle, this past month the University hosted Your Harvard: China in Beijing.</span><span>&nbsp;As part of this celebration, the Graduate School of Design held a number of satellite events geared toward the School&rsquo;s alumni and friends. Notable among these were an unveiling ceremony for the hub of a collaborative research project, and an alumni reception where guests learned more about the GSD's studios, research, and other work in China.</span><br /></span></p> Alumni News 564331 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:30:00 -0400 Alumni Q+A: Riki Nishimura MAUD '03 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-riki-nishimura-maud-03.html Riki Nishimura MAUD '03 realized that he had a curiousity about cities at a very young age. He travelled extensively as a child as a result of his family's work, and from the windows of airplanes he looked out over landscapes to imagined cities of his own design. <p>&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 564336 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0400 Jeanne Gang MArch '93 visits Cambridge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-march-83-visits-cambridge.html <span>As part of the lecture "Expeditions in the Contemporary City," Gang focused on the post-industrial city, tall buildings, and a new definition of technology.</span> Alumni News 564334 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:30:00 -0400 Urban Theory Lab opens "Operational Landscapes" in Melbourne http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/urban-theory-lab-opens-operational-landscapes-in-melbourne.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://urbantheorylab.net/">Urban Theory Lab</a><span>&nbsp;recently opened their exhibition "Operational Landscapes" at the&nbsp;</span><span class="s2"><a class="target-blank" href="http://msd.unimelb.edu.au/">Melbourne School of Design (MSD)</a>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564329 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Mapping the Ganges http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-the-ganges.html <span>In his recently published&nbsp;</span><em>Ganges Water Machine: Designing New India's Ancient River</em><span>,&nbsp;Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09) describes&mdash;through maps, photographs, and texts&mdash;the dense world of the Ganges River.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564304 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Thread by Toshiko Mori featured in the Wall Street Journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thread-by-toshiko-mori-featured-in-the-wall-street-journal.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/senegals-cutting-edge-artists-residency-1425589612"><em>Wall Street Journal</em></a><span>&nbsp;recently noted that&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toshiko-mori.html">Toshiko Mori</a><span>'s latest project, Thread, "</span><span>looks like a giant woven sheet, billowing in the breeze of the Senegalese savanna."&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564301 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:00:00 -0400 Michael Graves (MArch '59) dies at 80 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-graves-march-59-dies-at-80.html <span>Michael Graves, one of the most important American architects of the 20th century, died yesterday at the age of 80. Graves, known for his postmodern design and commitment to designing for health, was a member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design's class of '59.</span> Alumni News 564302 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0400 GSD Leads in Boston Living with Water http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-leads-in-boston-living-with-water.html <p>Working with Loeb Fellow <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/thaddeus-pawlowski.html">Thaddeus Pawlowski</a> during <a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/2015-j-term-roundup/">J Term</a> on their <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org">Boston Living with Water</a> submission paid off for Lindsay Woodson (MArch), Jon Springfield (MUP) and Kira Sargent (MLA). Their entry, <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/no-building-is-an-island">No Building is an Island</a>, is a finalist in the building category, along with another entry by GSD alums Stephanie Goldberg (MArch &rsquo;93) and Mark Reed (MArch &rsquo;92), <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/the-prince-building-piers">Prince Building Piers</a>. There was GSD representation in the Neighborhood category with <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/resilient-linkages">Resilient Linkages</a> by Alex Krieger (professor of urban design), Kelly Lynema (MUP 13) and Brandon Cuffy (MArch) of NBBJ; and Chris Reed (associate professor of landscape architecture) was awarded Honorable Mention for <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/fort-points-living-basin">Fort Point&rsquo;s Living Basin</a> in collaboration with Perkins and Will.&nbsp;<a><span>Read more in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span></p> Alumni News 564284 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:00:00 -0500 Alum and director of exhibitions Dan Borelli featured in Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alum-and-director-of-exhibitions-dan-borelli-featured-in-boston.html <span>Dan Borelli, director of exhibitions at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, has been steadily expanding the work he developed at the school while a student in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/art-design-and-the-public-domain/index.html">Art, Design, and the Public Domain</a><span>&nbsp;program, which has recently garnered the attention of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/style/2015/02/19/dan-borelli-son-ashland-hopes-art-can-heal-trauma-inflicted-town-color-plant/KiqRV4NVIOjmJvR5VncZUI/story.html"><em>Boston Globe</em></a><span>.</span> Alumni News 564276 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Mexico City’s Evolving Landscape: Mario Schjetnan on practice and theory http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mexico-city-s-evolving-landscape-mario-schjetnan-on-practice-and.html <span>Ask any resident of Mexico City where they would like to be on a warm, Sunday afternoon, and it may well be a landscape designed by Mario Schjetnan. On Tuesday, February 17, Schjetnan described his latest projects on the practice and theory of landscape in a public lecture at Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design.&nbsp;</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 564271 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:00:00 -0500 Harvard Magazine celebrates GSD and "good design" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-magazine-celebrates-gsd-and-good-design.html <em>Harvard Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;recently published an article by Stephanie Garlock called&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2015/03/good-design">"Good Design: A Public Interest Movement Redefines Architecture,"</a><span>&nbsp;in which the author provides a critical analysis of socially progressive and pro bono architecture practices today.</span> Alumni News 564265 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Caroline James and Arielle Assouline-Lichten Honored by BWAF http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/caroline-james-and-arielle-assouline-lichten-honored-by-bwaf.html <strong>Caroline James</strong><span>&nbsp;(<span>MArch &rsquo;14, associate at Maryanne Thompson Architects</span><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<span>LOEBlogger</span></span>) and her colleague&nbsp;</span><strong>Arielle Assouline-Lichten</strong><span>&nbsp;(MArch &rsquo;13) will receive the Tribune award at the&nbsp;</span><strong>Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Leadership Awards Gala</strong><span>&nbsp;on February 26.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/caroline-james-and-arielle-assouline-lichten-honored-by-bwaf/"><span>Read more on the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span></a> Alumni News 564238 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Students design public transit routes during JTerm workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-design-public-transit-routes-during-jterm-workshop.html <span>Members of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design community have a unique chance to expand their horizons each January through JTerm classes.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564206 Wed, 04 Feb 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Experiments in ceramics—faculty and student research on display in Valencia http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/experiments-in-ceramics-faculty-and-student-research-on-display.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/maps/">Material Processes and Systems</a><span>&nbsp;(MaPS) group at Harvard University has been experimenting. Protoceramics is an ongoing project geared toward producing novel material formations with a special interest in tectonic performance.</span> Alumni News 564204 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 GSD alumni + friends reconnect at Harvard Design: Miami http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-friends-reconnect-at-harvard-design-miami.html <span>For the third year running, the GSD recently brought its annual Alumni + Friends Weekend to a new host city&mdash;Miami&mdash;to examine design challenges of the area, and showcase the projects of regional alumni.</span> Alumni News 564198 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Faculty publish new book on Mexico City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-publish-new-book-on-mexico-city.html <span>Tracing the urban evolution of Mexico City,&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://appliedresearchanddesign.com//book/mexico-city"><em>Mexico City: Between Geometry and Geography</em></a><span>, coedited by associate professor of urban design&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>&nbsp;and critic in urban planning and design&nbsp;</span><span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/carlos-garciavelez-alfaro.html">Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro</a>, looks at a selection of the capital city's key urban projects throughout its 600-year history.</span> Alumni News 564176 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:00:00 -0500 "Form and Pedagogy" released by Druker recipient Carlos Garciavelez http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/form-and-pedagogy-released-by-drucker-recipient-carlos.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/carlos-garciavelez-alfaro.html">Carlos Garciavelez</a><span>&nbsp;(MAUD '12)</span><span>, recipient of the 2012&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/fellowships-prizes-travel-programs/index.html">Druker Traveling Fellowship</a><span>&nbsp;and lecturer in urban planning and design</span><span>, culminated his research with the release of a book titled</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Form-Pedagogy-Design-University-America/dp/1940743079"><em>&nbsp;Form and Pedagogy: The Design of the University City in Latin America</em></a><span>&nbsp;(ARD 2014).&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564097 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 GSD alumna receives 2014 Bradford Williams Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumna-receives-2014-bradford-williams-medal.html Jennifer Cooper (MLA&rsquo;10) received the 2014 Bradford Williams Medal for her article, &ldquo;The Art of Taking Apart,&rdquo; which appeared in the March 2013 issue of&nbsp;<em>Landscape Architecture Magazine</em>&nbsp;(LAM). Alumni News 564091 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:00:00 -0500 2015 Wheelwright Prize now accepting applications http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/third-edition-of-wheelwright-prize-announced.html Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 Wheelwright Prize. The open international competition awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. Alumni News 564034 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 GSD alumni hosts receptions in New Orleans and Denver http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-hosts-receptions-in-new-orleans-and-denver.html <span>Collette Creppell AB '82 MArch '90, Kevin Harris MAUD '80, and Sabeen Hasan MArch '09 hosted an alumni reception to welcome the Loeb Fellows to New Orleans while&nbsp;<br />Mark Johnson MLAUD '82 welcomed GSD alumni in Denver during the ASLA Annual Meeting. &nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564051 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Alumni Q+A: Justine Kwiatkowski Vélez MLA ’06, MUP ’06 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-justine-kwiatkowski-v-lez-mla-06-mup-06.html Justine Kwiatkowski V&eacute;lez<span>&nbsp;MLA &rsquo;06, MUP &rsquo;06 came to the field of landscape architecture because of her desire to give back to the world, whether through the restoration of environmentally-degraded sites, or the beautification of space.</span> Alumni News 564071 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500 The Class of 1961 holds a mini reunion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/class-of-1961-mini-reunion.html Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Class of 1961 held a mini reunion in Reston, VA. Alumni News 564081 Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Associate professor Pierre Bélanger to author upcoming Pamphlet Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-pierre-b-langer-to-author-upcoming-pamphlet.html <span>It was announced recently that associate professor of landscape architecture,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/pierre-belanger.html">Pierre B&eacute;langer</a><span>, was awarded the prize for the next edition of the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://pamphlet.papress.com/">Pamphlet Architecture</a>&nbsp;series (<em>Going Live, from Models to Systems</em>) to be published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015.</span> Alumni News 564064 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Students confront shifting landscape of American suburbia http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-confront-shifting-landscape-of-american-suburbia.html <span>Sururban development trends were explored in-depth by a Harvard University Graduate School of Design option studio entitled the Storm, the Strife, and Everyday Life: Sea Change in the Suburbs</span><em>.&nbsp;</em><span>Led by design critic Daniel D&rsquo;Oca (MUP &rsquo;02), this studio tasked each student with examining a major concern in the suburbs.</span> Alumni News 564057 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Harvard Magazine highlights undergraduate concentration in architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-magazine-highlights-undergraduate-concentration-in.html <em>Harvard Magazine</em><span>'s most recent issue featured an in-depth&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2015/01/architecture-as-liberal-art">story</a><span>&nbsp;on Harvard's new&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/undergraduate-concentration-in-architecture-studies/index.html">undergraduate track</a><span>&nbsp;in architecture studies, a joint program from the Graduate School of Design and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.</span> Architecture News 564056 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Alumni collective UNION reimagines the New York Public Library branch system http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-collective-union-reimagines-the-new-york-public-library.html <span>Five Harvard University Graduate School of Design alumni have contributed to the Architectural League of New York&rsquo;s design study&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://archleague.org/2014/07/re-envisioning-branch-libraries/">&ldquo;Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries&rdquo;</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564052 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Advocating for Santiago, GSD students and alum reach the 100 Resilient Cities list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/advocating-for-santiago-gsd-students-and-alum-reach-the-100.html <span>The Rockefeller Foundation initiative&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.100resilientcities.org/">100 Resilient Cities</a><span>&nbsp;announced yesterday that Santiago, Chile, has just made the cut. Out of 330 applications, Santiago&mdash;nominated and submitted by a team of Harvard University Graduate School of Design students and alumni&mdash;was selected as a site to "</span><span>become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."</span> Alumni News 564031 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Recent graduate Yaohua Wang's thesis project featured on ArchDaily http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-graduate-yaohua-wang-s-thesis-project-featured-on.html <span>This week, "Salvaged Stadium" by&nbsp;<span>Yaohua Wang (MArch II '14),</span>&nbsp;the&nbsp;</span><span>winner of the James Templeton Kelley Prize, the annual award for the&nbsp;</span><span>best final design project, was featured on&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.archdaily.com/571282/salvaged-stadium-harvard-gsd-student-yaohua-wang-s-proposal-for-post-olympic-adaptation/">ArchDaily</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564016 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 GSD alumni awarded Impact KAEC Fellowships in Saudi Arabia http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-awarded-impact-kaec-fellowships-in-saudi-arabia.html <span>Three Harvard University Graduate School of Design alumni Heidi Cho (MUP/MAUD '14) Edward Meng (MUP '14), and Tiffany Obser (MArch '14) are embarking on fellowships in Saudi Arabia sponsored by the New Cities Foundation.</span> Alumni News 564005 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 The Guardian profiles Farshid Moussavi http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-guardian-profiles-farshid-moussavi.html <em><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/nov/16/farshid-moussavi-interview-victoria-beckham-mayfair-store-rowan-moore">The Guardian</a></em><span>'s Rowan Moore</span><span>&nbsp;recently profiled&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch II '91)</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html"></a><span>, professor in practice of architecture.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 563995 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:00:00 -0500 Alex Krieger delivers keynote at the International Society of City and Regional Planners congress http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alex-krieger-delivers-keynote-at-the-international-society-of.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alex-krieger.html">Alex Krieger</a>&nbsp;(MCP '77)<span>, professor in practice of urban design and principle at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.nbbj.com/">NBBJ</a><span>,</span><span>&nbsp;was a keynote speaker at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://isocarp.org/">International Society of City and Regional Planners</a><span>&nbsp;(ISOCAR) World Congress in Gdynia, Poland, in September.</span> Alumni News 563964 Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Audi Urban Future Award goes to Jose Castillo and team http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/audi-urban-future-award-goes-to-jose-castillo-and-team.html <span>In recognition for their innovative app for congestion, Audi has named&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jose-castillo.html">Jose Castillo</a><span>, design critic in urban planning and design (MArch '95, DDes '00), and his team the winner of the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://audi-urban-future-initiative.com/blog/data-collectors-from-mexico-city-win-audi-urban-future-award-2014">Audi Urban Future Award</a>&nbsp;in Mexico City.</span> Alumni News 563965 Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Big city planning directors share experiences with first-year MUP students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/big-city-planning-directors-share-experiences-with-first-year.html <span>At a recent session of their core studio, first-year MUP students were visited by high-ranking officials from the planning departments of New York City, Washington, DC, Seattle, and San Francisco.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 563927 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen honored as National Academy Academician http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-honored-as-national-academy-academician.html <span>Tonight,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">Preston Scott Cohen</a><span>&nbsp;is being honored&nbsp;</span><span>at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.nationalacademy.org/academy/academicians-elected-in-2014/">National Academy</a><span>&nbsp;in New York.</span> Alumni News 563908 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Chris Reed and team selected as finalists for Future Ground competition in New Orleans http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-and-team-selected-as-finalists-for-future-ground.html <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.vanalen.org/elsewhere/competition/future-ground">Future Ground</a><span>&nbsp;design competition has selected a project by led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>, Scott Bishop, and Amy Whitesides (MLA '12) of the Boston-based design firm STOSS Landscape Urbanism with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-yoachim.html">Ann Yoachim</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '13)</span><span>, Byron Stigge (MDes '05), Jonathan Tate (MDes '08), Kate Kennen (MLA '05), Liz Ogbu (MArch '04),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jill-desimini.html">Jill Desimini</a><span>, Teresa Lynch, and Michael Brady.</span> Alumni News 563907 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Hashim Sarkis appointed Dean of MIT School of Architecture and Planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hashim-sarkis-appointed-dean-of-mit-school-of-architecture-and.html <span>Harvard University Graduate School of Design professor and alumnus Hashim Sarkis has been appointed as&nbsp;Dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.<br /></span> Alumni News 563894 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 A new kind of guided tour for Harvard's Arnold Arboretum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-new-kind-of-guided-tour-for-harvard-s-arnold-arboretum.html <span>This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and&nbsp;Teri Rueb (PhD '11)&mdash;the latter the 2012&ndash;13&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://metalab.harvard.edu/">metaLAB</a><span>&nbsp;artist in residence&mdash;released their&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.terirueb.net/other_order/">"Other Order"</a><span>&nbsp;app, which tours visitors to the&nbsp;</span><span>Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.</span> Alumni News 563871 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Hot in the news: Joyce Klein Rosenthal's research featured in TIME Magazine, Harvard Gazette, and the Daily Mail http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hot-in-the-news-joyce-klein-rosenthal-s-research-featured-in.html <span>Assistant professor of Urban Planning&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Klein Rosenthal</a><span>'s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/joyce-klein-rosenthal-publishes-on-heat-related-mortality-in-new.html">latest study</a><span>&nbsp;of heat-related mortality in cities has garnered significant reponse&mdash;both&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://time.com/3457668/climate-change-poor-neighborhoods/">TIME</a>&nbsp;Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;and the UK's&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2782135/Could-CLIMATE-CHANGE-determine-sex-child-Warmer-temperatures-linked-rise-baby-girls-born.html"><em>Daily Mail</em></a><span>&nbsp;have featured it in the past weeks.</span> Faculty News 563855 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:15:00 -0400 GSD Class of 1964, 1989 and 2009 celebrate milestone reunions http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-classes-of-1989-and-2009-celebrate-milestone-reunions.html <br /><br /><br />The Class of 1964, 1989 and 2009 reunited in Cambridge to mark their 50th, 25th and 5th Reunions on September 12-14, 2014. <br /><br /> Alumni News 563764 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:00:00 -0400 Alumni Q+A: Inga Saffron LF'12 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-inga-saffron-lf-12.html <span>Going from covering suburban planning-board meetings to witnessing sectarian violence in the Balkans may not seem like the most obvious career path, but for 2012 Loeb Fellow alumna Inga Saffron, it was a natural progression that ultimately led to her current role as the architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer.</span> Alumni News 563761 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design Magazine steps out http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-magazine-steps-out.html <span>Over the past two years, the Office of Communications has been busy rethinking the School&rsquo;s publications program, with the first major change being a new approach for&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Design Magazine.</em> Alumni News 563762 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 A message from GSD Alumni Council Chair, Michael B. Lehrer http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-message-from-gsd-alumni-council-chair-michael-b-lehrer.html Thank you to those of you who were able to join the GSD to celebrate design and kick off our Grounded Visionaries campaign on September 12 + 13. Alumni News 563766 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko's "Homeless Projection" Opens in Montreal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-s-homeless-projection-opens-in-montreal.html <span>MDes Professor of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/art-design-and-the-public-domain/index.html">Art, Design, and the Public Domain</a><span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span>&rsquo;s &ldquo;Homeless Projection: Place des Arts&rdquo; will be on view at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.macm.org/en/expositions/krzysztof-wodiczko/">Mus&eacute;e d&rsquo;art contemporain de Montr&eacute;al</a><span>&nbsp;from October 8, 2014 to November 22, 2014.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563739 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 UNIQLO announces fellowship for Japanese students at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/uniqlo-announces-fellowship-for-japanese-students-at-the-gsd.html <p><span>UNIQLO has announced that it has established fellowships for Japanese students who have been accepted into the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the&nbsp;</span><span>Harvard Business School</span><span>.</span></p> GSD Announcements/Alerts 563704 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Read all about it: Harvard Design Magazine receives attention from ArchDaily and Designers & Books http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/read-all-about-it-harvard-design-magazine-receives-attention.html <span>The newly reimagined and redesigned&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/"><em>Harvard Design Magazine</em></a><span>&nbsp;was featured on both&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.archdaily.com/548306/harvard-design-magazine-no-38-do-you-read-me/">ArchDaily</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.designersandbooks.com/blog/do-you-read-me-harvard-design-magazine-relaunches-with-an-issue-on-reading">Designers &amp; Books</a><span>.</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 563675 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 The GSD announces new faculty appointments in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and administration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-new-faculty-appointments-in-architecture-landscape.html <span>The GSD is pleased to announce six new appointments in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning, as well as five signficant appointments in faculty administration.</span> Architecture News 563662 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Joint Center for Housing Studies publishes paper with AARP on aging http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joint-center-for-housing-studies-publishes-paper-with-aarp-on.html The <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/">Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies</a>&mdash;a joint center affiliated with the GSD and the Kennedy School&mdash;and the AARP Foundation released a new report entitled "Housing America's Older Adults: Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population." Research News 563641 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 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 alum proposal shortlisted for Urban Urge Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alum-proposal-shortlisted-for-urban-urge-awards.html <span>The interdisciplinary team composed of&nbsp;</span><span><strong>Judith Rodr&iacute;guez</strong>&nbsp;(MLA/MAUD &rsquo;13), research associate for the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, and&nbsp;</span><strong>Abner L. Calixter</strong><span>, research associate for GSD Exuma, was selected finalist for the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.urbanurge.org/#!projects/c21kz">Mojdeh Baratloo Urban Urge Awards 2014</a><span>&nbsp;for their</span><span>&nbsp;proposal titled "CAJU - Refresca S&atilde;o Paulo."</span> Alumni News 563613 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Andrea Cochran MLA '79 awarded 2014 Design Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andie-cochran-mla-79-awarded-2014-design-medal.html Andrea Cochran (FASLA, MLA '79) has been honored with the 2014 Design Medal, presented by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Alumni News 563163 Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:30:00 -0400 Michael Ezban in conversation with Charles Waldheim http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-in-conversation-with-charles-waldheim.html <span>Michael Ezban</span><span>&nbsp;(MLA &rsquo;13) will present recent research and design work at a public lecture entitled, "<span>Michael Ezban in Conversation with Charles Waldheim,"&nbsp;</span>this Thursday, June 12, 7 p.m. in Calderwood Hall at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.&nbsp;<br /><br /><br /><br /></span> Alumni News 563154 Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Alumni Research Initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-survey-initiative.html Thank you for your participation in the GSD's first-ever Alumni Research Initiative. The feedback we received will shape our efforts to build a stronger, more inclusive alumni community. Read more for a sneak peek at some of the initial findings. Alumni News 562923 Wed, 30 Apr 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Harvard Design: Hong Kong – GSD's Annual Alumni and Friends Weekend http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-hong-kong-alumni-weekend-abroad.html Honoring the school&rsquo;s growing global influence, GSD Development and Alumni Relations hosted Alumni Weekend 8,000 miles from Gund Hall, where nearly 150 alumni, faculty and friends convened in Hong Kong from September 14 through 16 for an engaging program including &ldquo;The Future of the City in Global City-Regions&rdquo; symposium, local architectural tours and a Grand Reception. While the bulk of participants came from the school&rsquo;s vast alumni base in the region, several participants traveled from remote locales including London, Poland, Chicago, Texas and Australia, representing classes from 1970 to 2014. In an effort to meet alumni closer to home, the School opted to host this year&rsquo;s event outside of Cambridge for the second year in a row. Alumni News 559782 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:10:00 -0500 GSD embraces One Harvard http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-embraces-one-harvard-mission.html President Drew Faust's vision of One HARVARD has both inspired the Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s collaborations across schools, disciplines and facilities, and led to unprecedented cross-disciplinary activity and engagement with the university at large over the past year. This fall, we sat down with Michael Hays, professor of architectural theory and associate dean for academic affairs, to ask him about the GSD&rsquo;s support of the One HARVARD mission. Alumni News 559780 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:00:00 -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 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 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 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 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 GSD Alumni Council New Student Reception http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-council-new-student-reception.html On Thursday, August 29, during Orientation Week, the Alumni Council hosted a reception for new students to the GSD. With the threat of rain overhead, students and alumni gathered under the eaves of Gund Hall. Alumni News 551445 Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:00:00 -0400 GSD ALUMNI Q+A: JOHN RONAN http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-q-a-john-ronan.html For the first in a series of GSD Alumni Q+A, we asked <strong>John Ronan</strong> (MArch &rsquo;91) about his work, his life and his GSD experience. Alumni News 551195 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Alumni Insights Lecture Series http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-insights-lecture-series.html The Alumni Insights lecture series, hosted by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/about/gsd-external-relations/index.html">GSD Development and Alumni Relations</a>, recognizes the work of Harvard GSD alumni and gives current students an opportunity to hear about the diverse careers and achievements of the school's graduates. Alumni News 551321 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:00:00 -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 YOUNG ALUMNI CAST A WEB http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/young-alumni-cast-a-web.html Each spring, many GSD graduates leave campus and exchange the GSD&rsquo;s creative, collaborative environment for the anonymity of the big city. Two recent graduates are re-building the supportive design network that made their GSD experience so rich by creating venues for networking and social opportunities in which alumni can come together. Alumni News 551196 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -0400 Student Activism: Women in Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/student-activism-women-in-design-wid.html An online petition created by a GSD student group defending the rights of architectural pioneer Denise Scott Brown garnered a media maelstrom this spring. Alumni News 551197 Wed, 18 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Interested in being an Alumni Mentor? http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/interested-in-being-an-alumni-mentor.html <p>Read more about mentoring GSD students.</p> Alumni News 537639 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:40:00 -0400 APA Annual Conference: GSD Student Awarded http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/apa-annual-conference-gsd-student-awarded.html <p>At the American Planning Association&rsquo;s annual meeting in Chicago, the GSD Alumni Reception hosted almost 50 alumni and friends at the Chicago Hyatt Hotel while Laura Gilmore (MUP '13) participated in the award ceremonies for her second place award in the APA Transportation Division Student Paper Competition.&nbsp; Read more.</p> Alumni News 537636 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:35:00 -0400 Crafting the Resilient Urban Landscape: Post Superstorm Sandy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/crafting-the-resilient-urban-landscape-post-superstorm-sandy.html <p>Joyce Klein Rosenthal facilitated collaboration among the design community, public policy leaders and urban planners, to innovate a more resilient urban landscape in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy&rsquo;s devastating impacts in NYC.&nbsp; Read more about this initiative.</p> Alumni News 537633 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:25:00 -0400 Alumni Council Shapes an Exciting Future at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-council-shapes-an-exciting-future-at-the-gsd.html <p>The GSD&rsquo;s Alumni Council gathered in Gund Hall this past April to plan for the GSD&rsquo;s future and to facilitate a change in the council&rsquo;s leadership and membership.&nbsp; Read more about their vision and the new leadership.</p> Alumni News 537634 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:20:00 -0400 Class Notes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/class-notes.html <p>Tell us what you are up to.</p> Alumni News 537640 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:20:00 -0400 GSD Korea Provides Warm Welcome http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-korea-provides-warm-welcome.html <p>The GSD alumni club in South Korea, GSD Korea, welcomed both President Drew Faust and GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi during their visit to Seoul over Spring Break.&nbsp; Read more about their visit here.</p> Alumni News 537635 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:16:00 -0400 GSD Alumni Marshals http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-marshals.html <p>Click here to meet the 2013 Class Marshals.</p> Alumni News 537637 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:15:00 -0400 AMDP Alumni News and revamped Executive Education website http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/amdp-alumni-news-and-revamped-executive-education-website.html Alumni News 537638 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:15:00 -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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 James K. M. Cheng (MArch '77), Appointed to the Order of Canada http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/james-k-m-cheng-march-77-appointed-to-the-order-of-canada.html Alumni News 529158 Wed, 03 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0400 Navid Meghji (MDesS '07) Named One of Vancouver's '40 Under 40' http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/navid-meghji-mdess-07-named-one-of-vancouver-s-40-under-40.html <em>Business In Vancouver</em> recognizes Meghji and 39 others for their "outstanding leadership, business acumen and community contributions." Alumni News 529157 Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:30:00 -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 Mette Aamodt (MArch ’02) and Andrew Plumb (MArch ’01) Win Competition on Ice http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mette-aamodt-march-02-and-andrew-plumb-march-01-win-competition.html <span class="target-blank">Smokehouse</span> by <span class="target-blank">Aamodt/Plumb Architects</span> of Cambridge, MA, was one of five projects chosen by <span class="target-blank">Warming Huts</span>, an open art and architecture competition on ice, to be constructed in Canada. Alumni News 527931 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Noah Walker (MArch ‘04), Work Featured in LA Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/noah-walker-march-04-work-featured-in-la-times.html <span id="internal-source-marker_0.4280026407884694" style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;">A home designed and built by Noah Walker, (MArch &lsquo;04), of <span class="target-blank">Walker Workshop Design Build</span></span>, <span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;">has been featured in the Los Angeles Times. </span> Alumni News 527921 Mon, 25 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 Mikyoung Kim (MLA '92) Completes Crown Sky Garden at the Children's Hospital of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mikyoung-kim-mla-92-completes-crown-sky-garden-at-the-children-s.html The Crown Sky Garden incorporates light, sound, water, wood elements and bamboo planters to create a space for both active participation and quiet reprieve.&nbsp; See videos and more. Alumni News 527798 Wed, 20 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 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 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 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 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 The Architecture of Gilberto Rodriguez (MAUD '97) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-architecture-of-gilberto-rodriguez-maud-97.html This new book, edited by James Trulove (LF '94) features eleven Modern works&nbsp; designed by Gilberto Rodriguez (MAUD '97). Alumni News 523125 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 Ali Fard (DDes '15) and Ghazal Jafari (MDesS '14) Published in MONU Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ali-fard-ddes-15-and-ghazal-jafari-mdess-13-published-in-monu.html Ali Fard (DDes '15) and Ghazal Jafari (MDesS '14) authored the article "Tehran: Planning the Unpredictable" published in the latest issue of MONU (Magazine on Urbanism). Alumni News 522114 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Joseph Cincotta (MArch '88) Honored by AIA Vermont http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joseph-cincotta-march-88-honored-by-aia-vermont.html Joseph Cincotta (MArch '88), Principal Architect at LineSync Architecture, received the Merit Award at the 2012 AIAVT Excellence in Architecture Design Awards. Alumni News 521343 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 Benny Ho (MArch '08) ponders The Accidental Career http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/benny-ho-ponders-the-accidental-career.html Benny Ho (MArch '08) wrote&nbsp;<em>The Accidental Career</em>, where he profiles people who stumbled onto meaningful careers, rather than the ones they had planned. Special discout offer for the GSD community. Alumni News 521209 Mon, 28 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 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 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 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 Edwin Chan (MArch '85) and Burak Pekoglu (MArch '11) lead a seminar in Istanbul http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/edwin-chan-march-85-and-burak-pekoglu-march-11-lead-a-seminar-in.html <span>Edwin Chan (MArch '85) and Burak Pekoglu (MArch '11) led a seminar in Istanbul, Turkey at the Yildiz Teknik University.</span> Alumni News 514931 Tue, 11 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Susan Cory (MArch '78) pens mystery set at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-cory-march-78-writed-conundrum-a-mystery.html <span>Cambridge architect Susan Cory (MArch '78) has published the mystery&nbsp;</span><em>Conundrum.</em> Alumni News 510434 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 Janet Echelman (AB '87, LF '08) named an Architectural Digest AD Innovator http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/janet-echelman-ab-87-lf-08-an-architectural-digest-ad-innovator.html <span>Janet Echelman (AB '87, LF '08) is changing the very essence of urban spaces with her public artworks.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architecturaldigest.com/architecture/innovators/2012/artist-janet-echelman-sculptures-article">Architectural Digest</a><span>&nbsp;highlights her current projects and plans for future installations.</span> Alumni News 510423 Mon, 03 Sep 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 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 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 Williamson Chong Architects has won the Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture from the Canada Council for the Arts; Shane Williamson (MArch '99) and Betsy Williamson (MArch '97) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/williamson-chong-architects-has-won-the-professional-prix-de.html 2 GSD Grads win Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture from the Canada Council for the arts. Alumni News 509515 Thu, 19 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mark Gilbert (MArch '90) named advisor to Vienna's Advisory Council for Public Housing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mark-gilbert-march-90-named-architectural-advisor-to-the-city-of.html <span>Mark Gilbert, (MArch '90) has been named Architectural Advisor to the City of Vienna's Advisory Council for Public Housing.</span> Alumni News 509476 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 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 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 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 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 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 Michael Dyett (AB '68, MRP '72) of Dyett & Bhatia receives two APA Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-dyett-ab-68-mrp-72-of-dyett-bhatia-receives-two-apa.html Alumni News 509078 Mon, 11 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 David Jaubert, MArch '08 Publishes Article in Mark Magazine 37 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/david-jaubert-march-08-publishes-article-in-mark-magazine-37.html Alumni News 509047 Fri, 11 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Hiroshi Jacobs, MDesS '11, Exhibition on Experimental Media at Artisphere Gallery through May 20 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hiroshi-jacobs-mdess-11-exhibition-on-experimental-media-at.html Alumni News 509048 Fri, 11 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Karen M'Closkey MLA '99 Wins 2012 Rome Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/karen-m-closkey-mla-99-wins-2012-rome-prize.html Alumni News 509040 Tue, 08 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 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 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 Richard Kuhn (MArch '87) designs libraries in nation's capital http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-kuhn-march-87.html <span>Richard Kuhn (MArch '87) shares an article in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/community-projects/stacked.aspx">ARCHITECT</a><span>&nbsp;magazine on two new libraries that he designed at the Freelon Group in Washington, D.C.&mdash;the Tenley Friendship Library and the Anacosta Neighborhood Library. The projects are featured as examples of the new generation of library architecture.</span> Alumni News 508944 Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NADAAA, Inc., firm of Nader Tehrani ’91, Dan Gallagher ’91, and Katie Faulkner ’93, Wins 2012 AIANY Honor Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nader-tehrani-91-dan-gallagher-91-katie-faulkner-93-wins-an.html Alumni News 508914 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -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 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 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 The great cultural and urbanistic legacy of Manuel de Solà-Morales http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-great-cultural-and-urbanistic-legacy-of-manuel-de-sol.html <p>The legacy of Manuel de Sol&agrave;-Morales is extraordinarily important; without a doubt, his multifaceted work revitalized urbanism, creating new and enduring ways of understanding and conceiving the city.</p> <p>For Manuel, urbanism was a question of ideas and their rigorous application to each specific reality. He saw urbanism as a social product and, as such, the object of complex, controversial political debate, in the framework of which he formulated strategies and projects that cast light on questions of urban space and social use of the agents involved. He proposed a certain autonomy as a guarantee that the city could be better.</p> Alumni News 508891 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 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 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 Aloysha Verzhbinsky (MArch '90) promoted to partner at Tom Eliot Fisch Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aloysha-verzhbinsky-march-90-promoted-to-partner-at-tom-eliot.html <span>Aloysha Verzhbinsky (MArch '90) has been promoted to partner at Tom Eliot Fisch Architects in San Francisco.&nbsp;</span><span>With the firm since 2001, Verzhbinsky has more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction of major institutional and public works projects, including hospitals, libraries, recreational facilities, and commercial buildings. His projects have appeared in</span><em>Architect</em><span>,&nbsp;</span><em>Architecture,&nbsp;</em><span>and</span><em>&nbsp;Progressive Architecture</em><span>&nbsp;and received design awards from the AIA California Council and the San Francisco, New York, and Boston Chapters of AIA.</span> Alumni News 508840 Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Karolina Kawiaka (MArch '94) Nominated for People's Choice Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/karolina-kawiaka-march-94-nominated-for-people-s-choice-award.html <span>Karolina Kawiaka (MArch '94) has been named a winner in the National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument grounds. Her design, "The People's Forum," is currently on display at the National Building Museum and will be included in an upcoming show at the Virginia Center for Architecture. View her design, listen to the interview, and vote for it to win the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wamocompetition.org/vote.">People's Choice Award.</a> Alumni News 508822 Mon, 19 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dongwoo Yim (MAUD '08) and PRAUD are Finalists in the Urban Intervention Seattle Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dongwoo-yim-maud-08-and-praud-are-finalists-in-the-urban.html <p>Dongwoo Yim (MAUD '08) and PRAUD are finalists in the Urban Intervention Seattle Competition for their design "<a href="http://www.praud.info/Seattle-Jelly-Bean" target="_blank">Seattle Jelly Bean</a>."</p> Alumni News 508823 Mon, 19 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 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 Dallas Felder (MArch '96) Joins Leo A Daly Houston as Design Director http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dallas-felder-march-96-joins-leo-a-daly-houston-as-design.html <span>International architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm Leo A. Daly welcomes Dallas E. Felder, AIA, LEED AP (MArch '96), as vice president and director of design for the Houston office.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508757 Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Horace Hogan (MCRP '79) Inducted into California Building Industry’s Hall of Fame http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/horace-hogan-mcrp-79-home-building-executive-in-state-group-s.html <span>David Ogul of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/feb/13/horace-hogan-ii-home-building-executive-state-grou/?page=1#article">San Diego Union-Tribune</a><span>&nbsp;reported on the induction of Horace Hogan II into the&nbsp;</span><span>California Building Industry&rsquo;s Hall of Fame.</span> Alumni News 508803 Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Been Wang (MAUD '76) Honored for Supporting Work to Cure Diabetes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/been-wang-maud-76-honored-for-supporting-work-to-cure-diabetes.html <p>In 2003, the New England Monte Jade Science and Technology Association invited two research doctors from Joslin Diabetes Center to speak on the alarming increase of diabetes in Asian-Americans. It was this presentation that inspired Been Wang to get involved with the world&rsquo;s preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization,&nbsp;something that has become a passion for the renowned local architect.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 508793 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Kenneth Luker (MArch '96) Named Principal of The Freelon Group http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kenneth-luker-march-96-named-principal-of-the-freelon-group.html <span>Kenneth Luker, MArch &rsquo;96, AIA, LEED</span><sup>&reg;</sup><span>&nbsp;AP--Kenneth joined The Freelon Group in 2006 as a Senior Project Designer and became an Associate Principal in 200, and Principal in 2012. His award-winning design career spans a variety of architectural project types with a particular emphasis on college/university design, cultural institutions, and public architecture. He is currently working as Senior Designer on NCSU Gregg Museum (Raleigh, NC) and National Center for Civil and Human Rights (Atlanta, GA). Kenneth received his Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from Texas A&amp;M University.</span> Alumni News 508794 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0500 John Johansen’s (SB '39, BArch '42) Goddard Library and Expansion is Highlighted http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-johansen-s-sb-39-barch-42-goddard-library-and-expansion-is.html <span>This exhibition celebrates the life of Clark&rsquo;s campus buildings&mdash;then and now. Based on the research and creative work of students in the art history, studio art, screen studies, and music programs, the exhibition uncovers the exciting history of the Clark campus and also showcases contemporary student expressions of life on our campus. It features archival photographs and documents; drawings, photographs, and video documentaries by current students; and an evening of musical compositions by students inspired by the buildings that frame their lives.</span> Alumni News 508795 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0500 William Morgan (AB '52, MArch '58) Awarded Honorary Degree from the University of Florida http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/william-morgan-ab-52-march-58-awarded-honorary-degree.html <span>William Morgan (MArch '58), award-winning architect and pioneer in researching the origins of architectural creativity, recently received an honorary degree, Doctor of Arts, from the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.dcp.ufl.edu/news/morgan">University of Florida</a><span>&nbsp;during a ceremony in Jacksonville, Fla.</span> Alumni News 508756 Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Dongwoo Yim (MAUD '08) and PRAUD Win Honorable Mention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dongwoo-yim-maud-08-and-praud-win-honorable-mention.html <span>Dongwoo Yim (MAUD '08) of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://praud.info/">PRAUD</a><span>&nbsp;(</span><span>Progressive Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design) received an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.enyacompetitions.org/winners.html">honorable mention</a><span>&nbsp;for their design, the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://praud.info/The-Harlem-Edge">Greenhouse Transformer</a><span>&nbsp;</span><span>in the Harlem Edge/Cultivating Connections competition. The&nbsp;</span><span>competition called for redevelopment designs of the decommissioned Department of Sanitation marine transfer station located in the Hudson River at 135th Street.</span> Alumni News 508753 Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10) of MASS Design Group named 2012 Contract Designers of the Year http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-murphy-march-11-and-alan-ricks-march-10-of-mass-design.html <a href="http://www.contractdesign.com/contract/design/2012-Designer-of-the-6746.shtml">Contract</a><span>&nbsp;named&nbsp;</span><span>Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10) of&nbsp;</span><span>MASS Design Group as the 2012 Designer of the Year. With design and healthcare projects in Rwanda and Haiti,&nbsp;</span><span>MASS thinks big and executes. And it is on a trajectory to continue designing for dignity, to improve people&rsquo;s lives through design, and to be a primary example for how designers can rethink their role in a world of increasingly global impact. A&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.contractdesign.com/contract/design/2012-Designer-of-the-6746.shtml">full report from Contract</a><span>, including a number of MASS Design Group's projects and a glimpse into their philosophy in video is featured on their website.</span> Alumni News 508754 Mon, 05 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0500 James S. Lee (MArch '78) Awarded Research Grant from the Urban China Initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/james-s-lee-march-78-awarded-research-grant-from-the-urban-china.html <span>James S. Lee (MArch '78), Founder of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://icontinuum.com/about.htm">iContinuum Group</a><span>, has been awarded a one-year research grant from the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.urbanchinainitiative.org/article.aspx?id=205607">Urban China Initiative</a><span>, a Beijing-based research partnership between the McKinsey &amp; Company, Tsinghua University and Columbia University.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508755 Mon, 05 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Restoration of Charles River Esplanade for the Century http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/restoration-of-charles-river-esplanade-for-the-century.html <a href="http://www.esplanadeassociation.org/projects/TheEsplanadeAssociationProjects-Esplanade2020VisionStudy.html">Esplanade 2020</a><span>, a visionary plan published by The Esplanade Association, outlines the conservation of the Charles River Esplanade at the park&rsquo;s 100th anniversary.&nbsp;<span>The project aims to transform Boston&rsquo;s waterside park into a world-leading urban public space.&nbsp;</span></span> Alumni News 508688 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 Horizontal Systems Bought by Autodesk Inc. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/horizontal-systems-bought-by-autodesk-inc.html <a href="http://www.horizontalsystems.com">Horizontal Systems</a><span>, co-founded by CEO Jordan Brandy (DDes '08) and VP Ivan Panushev (DDes '08) was purchased by Autodesk Inc. for cloud-based computing and modeling software. Based in New York, Horizontal Systems provides Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, which will be incorporated into Autodesk's 360 program, as reported by the&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/AP9718ce84d9b045f3aec15d00177cdefe.html">Wall Street Journal</a></em><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508713 Fri, 24 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 Arthur Huang (MArch '04) of Miniwiz Named NYC Venture Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/arthur-huang-march-04-of-miniwiz-named-nyc-venture-fellow.html <p>Arthur Huang (MArch '04), co-founder of Miniwiz SED, has been selected as the first Taiwanese entrepreneur for the New York City Economic Development Corporation&rsquo;s Venture Fellows program.</p> Alumni News 508682 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Chee Pearlman to Curate TED Conference Session on Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chee-pearlman-to-curate-ted-conference-session-on-design.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/cheepearlman.html">Chee Pearlman</a> (Loeb Fellow '11) will join architect David Rockwell of Rockwell Group in curating 'The Design Studio," a session on design and creativity at this year's TED Conference in Long Beach, California on March 1. The session will feature a range of contributors to explore creative development, design innovation, and using art and design to mold the human experience. Alumni News 508704 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Viking publishes children's book by Deborah Freedman (MArch '86) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/viking-publishes-blue-chicken-a-children-s-book-by-deborah.html <a href="http://www.deborahfreedman.net/">Deborah Freedman</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '86) has left the practice of architecture to build worlds in children's picture books.</span><span>&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.deborahfreedman.net/book/bluechicken.html">Blue Chicken</a></em><span>&nbsp;was released by Viking in 2011 to three starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and was on Kirkus's list of "Best Children's Books of 2011".&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508681 Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Steven Landau (MArch '86) develops Talking Tactile Campus Model http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/steven-landau-march-86-develops-talking-tactile-campus-model.html <span>Steven Landau (MArch '86) of Touch Graphics, Inc. developed the Talking Tactile Campus Model at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508683 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Ben Ledbetter (MArch '84) wins Construction Award for 2011 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ben-ledbetter-march-84-wins-construction-award-for-2011.html <span>A recently completed project by Ben Ledbetter (MArch '84) has won first place in the Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards for 2011.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508684 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Spedstudio to design Aalst Masterplan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/spedstudio-to-design-aalst-masterplan.html <p>Venice-based Spedstudio, founded by Saverio Panata (MArch '08), has won the competiton for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.spedstudio.com/web/project_detail.php?valo=e_11_27">Aalst masterplan</a>&nbsp;in Belgium. The integrated schematic design for 40 hectares will include 800 dwellings.</p> Alumni News 508685 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Eric Randolph (MArch '86) designing soccer stadium in Sao Paulo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eric-randolph-march-86-is-designing-a-new-soccer-stadium-in-sao.html <p class="p1">Eric Randolph (MArch '86) is designing a new soccer stadium in Sao Paulo, Brasil, for the Corinthians F.C. Randolph is a Sports practice project manager at the Gensler&ndash;<span>Los Angeles</span>&nbsp;office.</p> Alumni News 508686 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Timothy Twomey (MArch '78) elevated to AIA College of Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-twomey-march-78-elevated-to-aia-college-of-fellows.html <span>The 2012 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.rtkl.com/">RTKL</a><span>&rsquo;s Timothy Twomey, MArch '78, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession.</span> Alumni News 508687 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 Andre Kikoski (MArch '95) receives 2012 AIA Honor Award for The Wright http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andre-kikoski-march-95-receives-2012-aia-honor-award-for-the.html Alumni News 508635 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 16:00:00 -0500 Tiffany Beamer (MLA '05) Appointed Partner at OLIN http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tiffany-beamer-mla-05-appointed-partner-at-olin.html Alumni News 508633 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Kevin Harris (MAUD '80) Appointed to the Residential High Wind Consensus Committee of the International Code Council http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kevin-harris-maud-80-appointed-to-the-residential-high-wind.html Alumni News 508634 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Yugon Kim (MArch '04) Completes Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Extension with Renzo Piano Building Workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/yungon-kim-march-04-completes-isabella-stewart-gardner-museum.html Alumni News 508636 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Richard Kuhn (MArch '87) wins AIA/NC 2011 Honor Award for Tenley Friendship Library http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-kuhn-aia-march-87-wins-an-aia-nc-2011-honor-award-for.html The library received one of only two AIA/NC Honor Awards within the state.&nbsp; Alumni News 508637 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Susan Pepple (MCRP '80) Awarded the MaHIMA Champion Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-pepple-mcrp-80-awarded-the-mahima-champion-award.html Alumni News 508638 Fri, 03 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Eugenio Simonetti (MAUD '08) designs LEED Silver office tower in Santiago, Chile http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eugenio-simonetti-maud-08-designs-leed-silver-office-tower-in.html Alumni News 508204 Tue, 17 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 John Ronan Architects wins AIA National Honor Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-ronan-architects-march-91-has-won-an-aia-institute-national.html Alumni News 508205 Tue, 17 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Sarah Graham (MArch '82) holds book signing at Swissnex San Francisco http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sarah-graham-march-82-and-mark-angelil-hold-book-signing-at.html Alumni News 508206 Tue, 17 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Francisco Rodriguez (MArch '97) and Darwin Marrero (MAUD '09) co-edit book http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/francisco-rodriguez-march-97-and-darwin-marrero-maud-09-co-edit.html Alumni News 508143 Mon, 09 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Bernardo Maldonado (MAUD '08) appointed senior project manager for Arboleda Development in San Pedro, Mexico http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bernardo-maldonado-maud-08-appointed-senior-project-manager-for.html Alumni News 508144 Mon, 09 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Jessica Bridger (MLA '09) wins Jaap Bakema Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jessica-bridger-mla-09-wins-the-jaap-bakema-2011-2012-fellowship.html Alumni News 508184 Mon, 09 Jan 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Edward Baum (MArch '64) receives American Architecture Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/edward-baum-march-64-receives-american-architecture-award.html Alumni News 507944 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Princeton Architectural Press releases Reveal: Studio Gang Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/princeton-architectural-press-releases-reveal-studio-gang.html Alumni News 507945 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 David Goodman (MArch '01) co-authors An Introduction to Architectural Theory: 1968 to the Present. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/david-goodman-march-01-co-authors-an-introduction-to.html Alumni News 507946 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Professor Hashim Sarkis visits members of the Harvard Club of Hong Kong http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-hashim-sarkis-visits-members-of-the-harvard-club-of.html Alumni News 507947 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Michael Murphy (MArch '11) Featured in the Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-murphy-march-11-featured-in-the-boston-globe.html Alumni News 507948 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Ivan Depena (MArch '98) Completes "Reflection" Installation at Miami Government Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ivan-depena-march-98-completes-reflection-installation-at-miami.html Alumni News 507949 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Places/Design Observer publishes three essays by David Heymann (MArch '88) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/places-design-observer-publishes-three-essays-by-david-heymann.html Alumni News 507950 Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Susannah Drake's dlandstudio among winners of YUL-MTL: Moving Landscape International Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susannah-drake-s-dlandstudio-among-winners-of-yul-mtl-moving.html Alumni News 507899 Thu, 15 Dec 2011 08:00:00 -0500 Tye Farrow (MAUD ’92) and Farrow Partnership Team selected for South African Ministry of Health Care “Centre of Influence” projects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tye-farrow-maud-92-and-farrow-partnership-team-selected-for.html Jury members from five continents have selected Farrow Partnership&rsquo;s team as the winner in response to an open design brief, which called for a new type of health centre. Alumni News 507811 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -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 Ralph Johnson (MArch '73) designs Tinkham Veale University Center at Case Western Reserve University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ralph-johnson-march-73-designs-tinkham-veale-university-center.html Alumni News 507814 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Alpa Nawre (MLAUD '11) speaks at European New Towns & Pilot Cities EAST workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alpa-nawre-mlaud-11-speaks-at-european-new-towns-pilot-cities.html Alumni News 507816 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 J. Scott Kilbourn (MArch ’83) joins Perkins Eastman as Principal and COO of international operations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/j-scott-kilbourn-march-83-joins-perkins-eastman-as-principal-and.html Alumni News 507817 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 Raveevarn Choksombatchai (MLA '86, MArch '87) profiled in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/raveevarn-choksombatchai-mla-86-march-87-profiled-by-the-new.html Alumni News 507823 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Kimberly Garza, MLA '11, Andrew ten Brink, MLA '10, win Capitol Mall design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kimberly-garza-mla-11-andrew-ten-brink-mla-10-win-capitol-mall.html Alumni News 507719 Thu, 01 Dec 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 Design Dispatches: Meshing Past, Present, and Future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-dispatches-meshing-past-present-and-future.html <span class="firstwords">When Peter Christensen,</span> GSAS &rsquo;14, set out to create an exhibit representing the first 75 years of the Graduate School of Design (GSD), he hit an immediate snag: how should he portray an institution that prides itself on being very much &ldquo;in the present&rdquo; without shortchanging the school&rsquo;s rich history? Alumni News 507491 Thu, 03 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0400 GSD Alumni Mitchell Joachim and Maria Aiolova win Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-mitchell-joachim-and-maria-aiolova-win-victor-j.html Mitchell Joachim MAUD '02 and Maria Aiolova MAUD '02 were among the winners of the Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award sponsored by The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. Alumni News 507419 Mon, 31 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Construction of Tinkham Veale University Center at CWRU to begin next spring; designed by Ralph Johnson, MArch '73 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/construction-of-tinkham-veale-university-center-at-cwru-to-begin.html Alumni News 507406 Fri, 28 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 Jeanne Gang, MArch ’93, Winner of MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award, Talks about Intellectual Intensity and Breadth at GSD and in Her Work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-march-93-winner-of-macarthur-foundation-genius-award.html For Jeanne Gang, who was just awarded one of the twenty-two $500,000 no-strings-attached MacArthur Fellowships, her time as a student and (last semester) as a studio critic at the GSD has meant primarily an experience of intellectual intensity and broadening. Alumni News 506992 Thu, 06 Oct 2011 11:00:00 -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 Jeanne Gang, MArch '93 among 2011 MacArthur Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-march-93-among-2011-macarthur-fellows.html Alumni News 506876 Sat, 24 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -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 GSD alum Aron Chang, MArch '09, questions the future of the single-family suburban house http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alum-aron-chang-march-09-questions-the-future-of-the-single.html Alumni News 506816 Fri, 16 Sep 2011 11:00:00 -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 GSD Alumni Maja Paklar '09 and Ting Li '08 Win AIA Competition for Architect Barbie® Dream House™ http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-maja-paklar-09-and-ting-li-08-win-aia-competition-for.html Alumni News 506504 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:00:00 -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 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 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