The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the Penny White Fund. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology.
Career Discovery, one of the oldest career immersion programs in the United States, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. An article in USNews examines the GSD’s program’s staying power as similar programs gain traction nationwide. Read “Why Smart Career Changers Choose Hands-On Exploration.”
Zaha Hadid discussed recent projects—both realized and unrealized—with a packed house at Wednesday night's lecture, "10 Years Later."
Martin Bechthold and Mark Mulligan are headed to the Kyoto International Design Symposium where they’ve been invited to present work highlighting the GSD’s pursuit of interdisciplinary design research and the role of technology as a catalyst to open new avenues for design practice and design research.
Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) has published his essay “Piles, Puddles, and Other Architectural Irritants” in the current issue of the journal Log. The latest in a long sequence of proposed ideas for the renovation of the Southbank Centre in London has just been presented to the public. Hyde examines this persistent desire to “fix” the brutalist icon in order to speculate on the possible significance of ugliness for a metropolitan audience.
Performance artist Marina Abramović and architect Shohei Shigematsu discuss their vision for a new arts institute in Hudson, NY.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Grace E. La (MArch ‘95) as Professor of Architecture, effective July 1, 2013.