Associate Professor Timothy Hyde will be the guest editor of an issue of the Journal of Architectural Education on the theme of Crisis.
The Smart[er] Citizens 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 Smart[er] Cities course being offered in the 2014 spring semester by Nashid Nabian.
Design scholars and practitioners from around the world just released the Laufen Manifesto for a Humane Design Culture. They went public in a video that includes the voices of: Andres Lepik (LF ’12), Rahul Mehrotra (chair of urban planning and design), Christian Werthmann (former chair of department of landscape architecture), Martin Rauch (Austrian artist who collaborated on the Mudworks installation), Caroline James (MArch ‘14, Loeblogger and chair of Women in Development) and Anna Heringer (LF ’12), along with many others.
Learn more about the principles they espouse.
The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, which includes GSD professors Ed Eigen and Timothy Hyde, has launched a new digital platform at http://www.we-aggregate.org/.
Florian Idenburg’s (associate professor of architecture) firm SO – IL completed the installation of Spiky - a canopy made of expanded metal mesh - in the Beijing Olympic Park. Spiky was rpart of the 5th China International Architectural Biennial 2012 in Beijing, with installations by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid.
Preston Scott Cohen and Ingeborg Rocker are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman in Belgrade November 11 and 12.