Harvard GSD: Architecture News http://www.gsd.harvard.edu News from the Department of Architecture. GSD hosts design workshop in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-hosts-design-workshop-in-japan.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa's</a> (associate professor of urban design) workshop &ldquo;Tokyo: A Synthesis of Scales&rdquo;&nbsp;explored Tokyo as a unique urban laboratory to examine architecture across a range of urban scales. Students and faculty from architecture schools in the region took part in a short yet intense design exercise. The workshop was supported by Dean Mostafavi's office, Tokyo alumni and the Mori Corporation.</p> Architecture News 563258 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0400 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 Kiel Moe (MDesS '03) promoted to associate professor of architecture and energy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kiel-moe-mdess-03-promoted-to-associate-professor-of.html <span>The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the promotion of Kiel Moe ( MDesS &rsquo;03) to Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, effective July 1, 2014.</span> Architecture News 563210 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Andrew Witt (MArch ’07, MDesS ’02) appointed assistant professor in practice of architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrew-witt-march-07-mdess-02-appointed-assistant-professor-in.html The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Witt (GSD MArch, &rsquo;07, MDesS, &rsquo;02) as Assistant Professor in Practice in Architecture, effective July 1, 2014. Architecture News 563193 Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Arielle Assouline-Lichten a partner in OfficeUS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/arielle-assouline-lichten-a-partner-in-officeus.html <p>Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch &rsquo;13), co-instigator of the Denise Scott Brown Pritzker petition, has been selected to participate in &ldquo;OfficeUS&rdquo;, a functioning architectural firm that is the American Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale<a href="http://officeus.org/wp-content/uploads/OfficeUS_Press_Release_Partners_0509.pdf"></a>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 563231 Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Gary Hilderbrand’s latest work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gary-hilderbrand-s-latest-work.html Robert Campbell writes in the <a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html"><em>Boston Sunday Globe </em></a>that it&rsquo;s too soon to rule on the success of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute before it opens at Williams College. But so far he likes what he sees, the result of a partnership of architect Tadao Ando and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a> (professor of landscape architecture). It&rsquo;s architecture and landscape &ldquo;choreographed into a single work of art.&rdquo; Read the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html">review</a>.<br /><br /><em>Images courtesy of Reed Hilderbrand</em> Architecture News 563204 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Robert Pietrusko (MArch ‘12) appointed assistant professor of landscape architecture and urban planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/robert-pietrusko-march-12-appointed-assistant-professor-of.html The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Gerard Pietrusko (MArch, &lsquo;12) as Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, effective July 1, 2014. Architecture News 563194 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Alumni Q+A: Michael Lehrer FAIA, MArch '78 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-michael-lehrer-faia-march-78.html As chair of the GSD Alumni Council, Michael's ties to the School are strong. Since graduating in 1978, he has worked at various design offices, including Frank O. Gehry and Associates, before founding his own practice, Lehrer Architects, in 1985. Alumni News 563191 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 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 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 the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-the-2014-venice-architecture-biennale.html <span>Harvard GSD students collaborate with Biennale curator Rem Koolhaas on central exhibition; faculty and alumni on exhibit; launch of redesigned&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Design Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 563122 Thu, 29 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 GSD students win KPF Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-kpf-fellowships.html Two of the 3 winners of the KPF Traveling Fellowships this year are MArch I students Kevin Murray and Joanie Tom. The awardees were selected by a jury that includes Cathleen McGuigan (editor of <em>Architectural Record </em>and LF &rsquo;93) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a> (assistant professor of architecture). Architecture News 563108 Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Harvard GSD announces winner of the Wheelwright Prize 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-announces-winner-of-the-wheelwright-prize-2014.html <span>Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design (GSD), is pleased to announce that Jose M. Ahedo, an architect based in Barcelona, Spain, is the winner of the 2014 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship aimed at fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.</span> Architecture News 563105 Wed, 21 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 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 UPD Students Sweep Awards in Affordable Housing Development Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-sweep-awards-in-affordable-housing-development.html All three winning teams in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston&rsquo;s annual Affordable Housing Development Competition featured members of the Urban Planning and Design Department. Architecture News 562953 Fri, 09 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Andrew Witt rediscovers Heinrich Heidersberger http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrew-witt-rediscovers-heinrich-heidersberger.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrew-witt.html">Andrew Witt</a> (lecturer in architecture) has a new book out. <em>Light Harmonies. The Rhythmograms</em> introduces a little-known detour within the work of architectural photographer Heinrich Heidersberger. His ethereal prints, created in the 1950s and &lsquo;60s with a light-capturing apparatus of his own design, bridge the work of early modernists and the future of algorithmic art and architecture. <a href="http://www.hatjecantz.de/heinrich-heidersberger-5973-1.html">Learn more</a> about the book.</p> Architecture News 562944 Thu, 08 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 GSD teams contribute to affordable housing discussion in Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-teams-contribute-to-affordable-housing-discussion-in-boston.html Teams of GSD students took first and second prize in the Greater Boston Affordable Housing Development Competition 2014, tackling issues of housing affordable to those with a median household income. Architecture News 562931 Wed, 07 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 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 GSD alums win honor for Mexico World Expo proposal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-win-honor-for-mexico-world-expo-proposal.html <p>A team of GSD alumni was awarded Honorable Mention in the competition for the Mexican Pavilion in the World Expo Milan 2015. Manuel Diaz (MArch '13), Marcela Delgado (MArch '11), Emmet Truxes (MArch '13) and Elena Tudela (MAUD '12) collaborated to earn the honor.</p> Alumni News 562913 Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Designing with air and water: Luis Callejas talks with Section Cut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-with-air-and-water-luis-callejas-talks-with-section.html <p>In the latest of <em>Section Cut</em> website&rsquo;s<em> </em>&ldquo;Giants!&rdquo; series, an interview<em> </em>with <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) offers a glimpse of this cross-disciplinary architect&rsquo;s intelligence and vision and the reasons he keeps attracting awards and important commissions.</p> Listen to the <a href="http://sectioncut.com/brains/giants/">interview</a>. Alumni News 562900 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD announces 2014 Community Service Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-2014-community-service-fellowship-program-fellows.html The 2014 Community Service Fellowship Program Fellows, representing all the GSD programs, will be taking it to the streets this summer to challenge themselves and test their learning on design and planning projects with direct community impact. The 10-week paid summer internships will send them to local community organizations, federal and state agencies and nonprofit institutions with a wide range of needs. Architecture News 562898 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Announcing the 2014-15 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows.html <p>The Loeb Fellowship cast a wide net for next year&rsquo;s Fellows and once again has selected&nbsp;practitioners logging extraordinary successes to achieve equity and enhance our built and natural environment. Their work encompasses sustainable agriculture and food security, traditional practices for tribal community development, water rights and coastal resiliency. They are leading pop-up neighborhood improvement demonstrations and studying pop-up political resistance. They are saying No to sprawl and Yes to affordable housing and livable streets. And they include the Fellowship&rsquo;s first television talk show host!</p> Meet the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows/#more-8954">2014-15 Loeb class</a> Architecture News 562897 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Shanxi art museum by Preston Scott Cohen, Inc., featured on April cover of AIA Architect magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architect-magazine-april-cover-features-new-art-museum-by.html The Taiyuan Museum of Art, designed by <a href="http://www.pscohen.com/index.html">Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.</a>, is featured on the April cover of <a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/table-of-contents/the-magazine.aspx">Architect</a>, the magazine of the American Institute of Architects. Faculty News 562869 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Noam Dvir on tech company architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/noam-dvir-on-tech-company-architecture.html Noam Dvir (MAUD) has had a critical review published in the recent issue of the prestigious magazine <em>Art in America,</em> in which he examines the explosive trend of tech firm expansion and corporate brand expression through architecture. Architecture News 562874 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wheelwright-prize-2014-finalists-announced.html Harvard University GSD is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 <a class="target-blank" href="http://wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a>, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a single architect to support travel-based architectural research. Architecture News 562832 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0400 GSD team presents new affordable housing types for Brazilian cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-presents-new-affordable-housing-types-for-brazilian.html An interdisciplinary team of students led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a> (associate professor of urban design) and Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro (lecturer in urban design and MAUD '12) is working on new housing prototypes for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Ryley Poblete ( MArch II), Maynard Leon ( MArch I / MUP), Ana Victoria Ciari, Miguel Lopez Melendez&nbsp; and Long Zuo (all MAUD) are exploring how mixed income blocks can incorporate income diversity into the affordable housing market. Architecture News 562827 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 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 Team led by Daniel Daou wins Arquine Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-daou-wins-arquine-competition.html A team led by Daniel Daou (DDes 15) has won the 1st place in the 16<sup>th</sup> <a href="http://www.arquine.com/concurso/concurso-arquine-no-16-umbral-de-las-americas/#inicio">Arquine International Architecture Competition</a> with the entry &ldquo;Umbral de las Am&eacute;ricas.&rdquo; Collaborators include Elizabeth A&ntilde;a&ntilde;os, Adriana Chavez (MArch II, MDesS 14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD 13), Gabriel Morales (AA MArch 11), Nicolas Rivard (MAUD 12) and Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD 13). Architecture News 562758 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Manuel López wins second prize in Hofer competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/manuel-l-pez-wins-second-prize-in-hofer-competition.html Manuel L&oacute;pez (PhD &rsquo;18) has been awarded second prize in the Philip Hofer competition for his collection of books on 1980s Spanish architecture. Architecture News 562720 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Students launch Very Vary Veri journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-launch-very-vary-veri-journal.html The newest in a long-standing tradition of student-edited journals at the GSD is about to take flight. &nbsp;Simon Battisti (MArch II &rsquo;14), Etien Santiago (PhD &lsquo;18, MArch II &lsquo;11), Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) and Patrick Boateng II (MPP &rsquo;13, MUP &lsquo;14), in collaboration with award-winning designer Boy Vereecken, are the editors (and proud parents) of the first issue of <em>Very Vary Veri</em>. Alumni News 562701 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Machado and Silvetti wins contract for Vietnamese-German University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/machado-and-silvetti-wins-contract-for-vietnamese-german.html Machado and Silvetti Associates (Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s firm) has been named general design planner for the new model campus of Vietnamese-German University in the B&igrave;nh Duong province of Vietnam. MSA will be both master planner for the campus and design architect for 3.5 million square feet of laboratories, classrooms, food-courts, sports halls, administrative spaces and dormitories for 12 thousand students. The appointment is the result of an international competition held in 2013. Alumni News 562696 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 On tenth anniversary, Aga Khan symposium calls for dialogue between development and conservation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-tenth-anniversary-of-aga-khan-program-symposium-calls-for.html <span>In the spirit of creating new forms of collaboration to address&nbsp;<span>contemporary design issues</span>, on March 7 the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/agakhanprogram/">Aga Khan Program</a>&nbsp;at the Harvard Graduate School of Design celebrated its tenth anniversary by joining with academics and experts from MIT&rsquo;s Aga Khan Program, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to explore&nbsp;</span><em>The Space Between Development and Conservation</em><span>&nbsp;in the Muslim world.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 562694 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori Architect wins two AIA New York Merit Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-architecture-wins-aia-new-york-merit-awards.html <a class="target-blank target-blank" title="Toshiko Mori Architect" href="http://www.tmarch.com/">Toshiko Mori Architect</a> receives two 2014 AIA New York Chapter Merit Awards for the projects <em>House in Ghent</em> and <em>Sinthian Cultural Center and Artists' Residence</em>. Faculty News 562047 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD team finalist for Hines Student Urban Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-hines-student-urban-design-competition.html Five GSD students spent J-Term preparing their entry for the Urban Land Institute&rsquo;s 2014 Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition and were rewarded with the news that they made it to the final round. The GSD team&ndash;Mikhail Thomas Grinwald (MArch), team leader Wajeha Qureshi (MDesS), PG-Human Smit (MUD), Aliza Sovani (MLA) and Sonja Vangjeli (MLA), advised by faculty adviser Richard Peiser&ndash; is 1 of four out of 163 in North America invited to compete for the grand prize. Architecture News 562045 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Loeb alums elected to FAIA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-alums-elected-to-faia.html Loebs <a href="http://www.arch.utah.edu/?faculty_and_staff%3Ebrenda_case_scheer" target="_blank">Brenda Case Scheer</a> (LF &rsquo;90) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jamesbrown.html" target="_blank">James Brown</a> (LF &rsquo;09) are among the 139 American Institute of Architects members elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows this year for their contributions to architecture and society and achievements of excellence. Read more in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-elected-to-faia/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Architecture News 562035 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 DDes conference offers new perspectives on urban metabolism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ddes-conference-offers-new-perspectives-on-urban-metabolism.html <span>&ldquo;Projective Views on Urban Metabolism,&rdquo; the annual Doctor of Design conference, brought together scholars from across the disciplines and around the globe to explore how a new approach to urban metabolism might enhance our understanding of contemporary urban transformations.</span> Architecture News 561998 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 The architect as storyteller: students envision a new Menokin plantation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-architect-as-storyteller-students-envision-a-new-menokin.html <span>The ruins of the 18</span><span>th</span><span>&nbsp;century Menokin plantation are poised for rebirth, nurtured by the creative efforts of Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) his firm Machado and Silvetti and students of the spring 2013 studio, &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201240&amp;course=STU-01314-00">Ruins, Memory and the Imagination</a><span>.&rdquo; Student projects are currently featured in an exhibit at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond through April 27.</span> Architecture News 561989 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 DRG soars at 2014 Cevisama http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/drg-soars-at-2014-cevisama.html <p>Floating <span>overhead</span>&nbsp;like a giant pair of wings at the 2014 Cevisama exhibition is a ceramic structure created by the GSD Design Robotics Group. It&rsquo;s a mock-up of a structural ceramic and concrete shell system being developed in collaboration with the Institute for Structural Design at TU Graz, Austria.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 561986 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 GSD alums win second prize in Chilean tower competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-win-second-prize-in-chilean-tower-competition.html <span>Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &rsquo;12, DDes candidate) and Tomas Folch (MLA I &rsquo;12), in association with Rodrigo Rubio (Margen-Lab) and Sofia Armanet, have recently received second prize in the international competition to build a telecommunication tower in Santiago de Chile.</span> Alumni News 561983 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Rocker-Lange architects release design for the Hong Kong & Shenzhen bi-city biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-ingeborg-rocker-and-her-office-rocker-lange.html Rocker-Lange Architects are participating in this year&rsquo;s Hong Kong &amp; Shenzhen Biennale with their research project entitled &ldquo;The Ideal City of refigured Civic Space.&rdquo; The project will be on display until February 28th 2014 and is located in the Kwung Tong Pier. Faculty News 561954 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Faculty Profile: Ali Malkawi http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-profile-ali-malkawi.html <em>The Office of Development &amp; Alumni Relations had the opportunity to sit down with Professor&nbsp;Ali Malkawi&nbsp;during the relative quiet of January in Gund Hall. He shared his reflections on joining the GSD faculty, founding and directing the new Harvard Center for Green Building and Cities, and his professional inspirations and aspirations.</em> Alumni News 561940 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 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 Behind the Lens: Iwan Baan gives impromptu photo workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/iwan-baan-gives-impromptu-photo-workshop.html <span>Over two dozen students crammed into the newly opened photo studio in the basement of Gund Hall on Wednesday for a hands-on workshop with one of the world&rsquo;s premier architectural photographers, Iwan Baan.</span> Architecture News 561904 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Making Artspace: GSD student team a finalist in Upham's Corner competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/making-artspace-gsd-student-team-finalists-in-upham-s-corner.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ltmMLdZNBko?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> A team with&nbsp; Waqas Jawaid (MArch I '14), Quardean Lewis-Allen (MArch I '14) and Jonathan Crisman (Master in Architecture and in City Planning from MIT) has risen to become one of five finalists in the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative's Upham's Corner Artplace competition. Architecture News 561860 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 A new Center for Green Buildings and Cities at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-new-center-for-green-buildings-and-cities-at-the-gsd.html <span>The GSD will establish the&nbsp;Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities as&nbsp;one of the three major University initiatives supported by Evergrande Group, an&nbsp;</span><span>integrated industry leader based in China.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 561814 Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Retooled: Traditional Japanese carpentry tools get new life at GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thinking-hand-exhibition.html Architecture News 561812 Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen’s Datong Library noted as one of ten significant projects to be completed in 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-s-datong-library-noted-as-one-of-ten.html Azure Magazine lists <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html" target="_blank">Professor Preston Scott Cohen</a>&rsquo;s Datong Library as one of ten significant projects to watch for in 2014. Architecture News 561775 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Harvard team to travel to Pakistan for Urbanization Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-team-to-travel-to-pakistan-for-urbanization-conference.html <p>Professors Rahul Mehrotra, Spiro Pollalis and PhD candidate Justin D. Stern will travel to Karachi, Pakistan alongside a team of Harvard scholars, students and doctors to participate in the Contemporary South Asian City Conference (Pakistan Urban Forum) from January 9-12.</p> DDes/PhD News 561721 Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 2014 Wheelwright Prize accepting submissions Jan 20 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2014-wheelwright-prize.html <span>Harvard GSD is pleased to announce the second edition of the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.wheelwrightprize.org/">Wheelwright Prize</a><span>, a $100,000 traveling fellowship open to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery.</span> Architecture News 561713 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee share their design for a dream vacation home as part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sharon-johnston-and-mark-lee-share-their-design-for-a-dream.html As part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment, alumni and visiting critics Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee develop Casa Johnston Marklee in the Los Puertos de Beceite nature reserve of Spain. Faculty News 561695 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Talking work with Herman Hertzberger http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/talking-work-with-herman-hertzberger.html Herman Hertzberger met recently with GSD students of the course <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01303-00-fall-2013.html"><strong>Workspheres</strong></a> to discuss what happens when buildings designed to be redesigned by their users are no longer used. Architecture News 561682 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD students and alums take on the urban resilience challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-and-alums-take-on-the-urban-resilience-challenge.html <p>Mexico City was recently selected recently for the Rockefeller Foundation's <strong>100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge</strong>, and 6 students and alums from the GSD and HKS contributed to that success. Acting as the <strong>Agencia de Resiliencia Urbana</strong>&nbsp;(Urban Resilience Collective), Adriana Ch&aacute;vez (MDesS and MArch '14), V&iacute;ctor Rico Esp&iacute;nola (MAUD '14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD '13), Elena Tudela (MAUD '12), Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD '13) and Johanan Rivera (HKS MPAID '13) collaborated with Mexico City to create its winning proposal.</p> Alumni News 561661 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD team celebrates the opening of Retreat in Nature Horizon House in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-celebrates-the-opening-of-retreat-in-nature-horizon.html The Horizon House project developed by a team of GSD students came to fruition, and part of the team traveled to Taiki-cho, Japan for the opening event last month. Student News 561655 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to edit JAE issue on CRISIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-edit-jae-issue-on-crisis.html <a title="Timothy Hyde GSD Profile" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Associate Professor Timothy Hyde</a> will be the guest editor of an issue of the <a href="https://www.acsa-arch.org/acsa-press/journal-of-architectural-education/submit-to-jae/current-calls/submit-to-69-1"><em>Journal of Architectural Education</em></a> on the theme of Crisis. Faculty News 561654 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500 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 Loebs and GSD faculty and students introduce Laufen Manifesto for Humane Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsd-faculty-and-students-introduce-laufen-manifesto.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8T3A4wcDWDY?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p>Design scholars and practitioners from around the world just released the <strong>Laufen Manifesto for a Humane Design Culture</strong>. They went public in a video that includes the voices of: <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andres-lepik.html">Andres Lepik</a> (LF &rsquo;12), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (chair of urban planning and design), Christian Werthmann (former chair of department of landscape architecture), Martin Rauch (Austrian artist who collaborated on the Mudworks installation), Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14, Loeblogger and chair of Women in Development) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anna-heringer.html">Anna Heringer</a> (LF &rsquo;12), along with many others. <a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV"><br /></a></p> <p><a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV">Learn more</a> about the principles they espouse.</p> Architecture News 561359 Sun, 01 Dec 2013 21:30:00 -0500 Hyde and Eigen's Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative launches new web platform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hyde-and-eigen-s-aggregate-architectural-history-collaborative.html <span><span>The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,&nbsp;</span>which includes GSD professors&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>,&nbsp;<span>has launched a new digital platform at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">http://www.we-aggregate.org/</a><span>.</span><span><br /></span> Architecture News 558649 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0500 SO – IL’s Spiky installed in Beijing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-s-spiky-installed-in-beijing.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a> (associate professor of architecture) firm SO &ndash; IL completed the installation of <strong>Spiky</strong> - a canopy made of expanded metal mesh - in the Beijing Olympic Park. Spiky was rpart of the 5th China International Architectural Biennial 2012 in Beijing, with installations by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Dean Mohsen Mostafavi</a>, Herzog &amp; de Meuron and Zaha Hadid. Architecture News 558253 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty in motion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-motion.html P<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">reston Scott Cohen</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a> are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference <strong><a href="http://www.gaf.ni.ac.rs/_news/_info13/ISSUES_EISENMAN_1st%20info.pdf">Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman</a></strong> in Belgrade November 11 and 12. Architecture News 558256 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti’s book list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designers-and-books-publishes-professor-jorge-silvetti-s-book.html Book advocate Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s book list, comprised of 17 titles. Faculty News 556867 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Lukas Pauer publishes paper http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lukas-pauer-publishes-paper.html <p>Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14)&nbsp;will publish the essay &ldquo;Peak Sand: On the Limits of Resource Extraction Urbanisms in the Straits of Singapore&rdquo; in the forthcoming <em>Critical Planning 20: The Future</em>, a graduate student-run publication of the UCLA Urban Planning Department.</p> Student News 556735 Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD alumni launch Manifest journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-launch-manifest-journal.html GSD alumni launch <em>Manifest</em>, a new American architecture and urbanism journal. Alumni News 555143 Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Sunggi Park (MArch ’14) awarded first prize for proposal to transform oil reserve base in South Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sunngi-park-s-resonance-of-light.html <span>Sunggi Park (MArch &rsquo;14) was in Seoul, Korea, last week to accept first&nbsp;</span><span>prize in an international competition sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 554886 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh, Svetlana Boym and Rem Koolhaas in Moscow Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-exhibit-at-moscow-biennale.html &ldquo;Off-Modern: Ruins of the Future,&rdquo; one of the special projects of the <span>Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art,&nbsp;</span>includes work by Allen Sayegh and&nbsp;Rem Koolhaas. Architecture News 554889 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 PhD students write about ornament in contemporary global architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phd-students-present-at-idea-udem-2013.html <span><strong>Aliki Economides</strong> and <strong>Marrikka Trotter</strong>, both in the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">GSD</span><span>&nbsp;PhD program, presented papers on ornament in contemporary global architecture at&nbsp;IDEA@UdeM 2013&nbsp;(International Doctoral Encounters in Architecture at the Universit&eacute; de Montr&eacute;al). The papers will be published in 2014 in a collection co-edited by Economides</span><span>.</span> Architecture News 553850 Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Kiel Moe publishes book on maximizing the architectural and ecological power of buildings http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kiel-moe-publishes-book-on-maximizing-the-architectural-and.html <em>Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy</em>&nbsp;is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. Architecture News 552468 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Designed experience: Allen Sayegh and Ingeborg Rocker curate Sophia Chang http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designed-experience-allen-sayegh-and-ingeborg-rocker-curate.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor in practice of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker&nbsp;</a><span>(associate professor of architecture) have curated an interactive installation titled &ldquo;Suspense: A womb with a view,&rdquo; by Sophia Chang. The exhibit at Invivia in Cambridge closes with a reception on October 2.</span> Architecture News 552466 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 BSA exhibit features Ingeborg Rocker's winning urban intervention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/woman-in-design-exhibit-features-ingeborg-rocker-s-winning-urban.html <span><span>The work of associate professor&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>, winner of this year's Women in Design: Urban Interventions competition, is being shown at BSA Space in Boston.</span></span> Alumni News 552470 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler place in International Danube riverfront competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-win-in-international.html <span>Silvia Benedito (assistant professor in landscape architecture), and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch II '04) of OFICINAA won 3rd prize in the international competition to design the Danube riverfront in the city of Ingolstadt, Germany.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 552472 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students selected by Berkman Center as DPSI Pioneers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-selected-by-the-berkman-center-for-internet-society.html Six GSD students have been selected as inaugural members of the Harvard Digital Problem-Solving Initiative (DPSI) by the Berkman Center for Internet &amp; Society at Harvard Law School. Architecture News 551573 Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD at Buenos Aires Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-buenos-aires-biennale.html <p>GSD denizens represent a strong presence at the upcoming Buenos Aires Biennale: <strong>BienalBA</strong>. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/inaki-abalos.html">Inaki Abalos</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a> are featured speakers, and <strong>Mehrotra</strong> has won the&nbsp; <strong>Bienal de Arquitectura Internacional</strong> award..</p> Alumni News 551699 Sat, 21 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 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 Scott Cohen in pursuit of excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/p-scott-cohen-in-pursuit-of-excellence.html <strong><a class="target-blank">Preston Scott Cohen</a></strong><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture)&nbsp;will join other notable design figures selected to present 10 exemplary buildings of the last decade at a symposium <span>&nbsp;September 21&nbsp;</span>at MoMA titled&nbsp;</span><strong>In Pursuit of Architecture.</strong> Architecture News 550299 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:00 -0400 GSD students camp at MoMA PS1 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-camp-at-moma-ps1.html GSD students took part in an unconventional experiment at MoMA PS1&nbsp;this summer,&nbsp;aimed at generating bold solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Brennan Baxley (MLA), Stefan DiLeo (MAUD), Yoonjee Koh (MArch), Yina Ng (MArch) &nbsp;and Patricia Semmler (MArch)&nbsp;joined peers from Cornell for a 2-week residency, living and working in a temporary installation at the museum. Architecture News 550169 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD team announced first-place winner of international student energy modeling competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-announced-first-place-winner-of-international-student.html A team of Harvard GSD students is announced first-place winner of an international student energy modeling competition as a part of the 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), held in Chambery, France in August 2013. Architecture News 549535 Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 A service summer: UPD students look back on Community Service Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-service-summer-upd-students-look-back-on-community-service.html Seven of the 11 winners of this year&rsquo;s Community Service Fellowships were UPD students. As the summer comes to a close, UPD&rsquo;s summer fellows reflect on their experiences. Architecture News 548646 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde’s insights on a 1950s phenomenon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tim-hyde-s-insights-on-a-1950s-phenomenon.html <p>For the&nbsp;<em>Boston Globe</em>&nbsp;story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique &nbsp;community and others like it. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/08/19/era-fades-year-old-modernist-lexington-community-designed-walter-gropius-called-five-fields/6ipEQ9PaUi9Y73o4XC7rYJ/story.html">An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington</a>&rdquo; for the story and Hyde&rsquo;s insights.</p> <p><em>Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints &amp; Photographs Division</em></p> Architecture News 547770 Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Airports and churches: the Graham Foundation grantees http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/airports-and-churches-the-graham-foundation-grantees.html <span>An exhibition curated by&nbsp;</span><strong>Sonja D&uuml;mpelmann&nbsp;</strong><span>(associate professor of landscape architecture) and</span><strong>&nbsp;Charles Waldheim&nbsp;</strong><span>(department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by D&uuml;mpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean&nbsp;</span><strong>Mohsen Mostafavi</strong><span>&nbsp;was also tapped for his book&nbsp;</span><em>Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.</em> Architecture News 547605 Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Seeking obsolescence: James Leng wins SOM Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/seeking-obsolescence-james-leng-wins-som-prize.html <span>This year the GSD is well represented among the winners and finalists of the <strong>SOM Prize</strong>.&nbsp;<span><strong>James Leng</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) received the top prize, and&nbsp;<span><strong>Arielle Assouline-Lichten</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) and <strong>Edward Becker</strong> (MArch &rsquo;13) &nbsp;were among the 8 finalists.</span></span></span> Alumni News 547458 Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD alums finalists in Van Alen Institute" Ground/Work" competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-gsd-alums-selected-as-finalists-in-van-alen-institute.html Collective-LOK, formed by Jon Lott (MArch '05), William O'Brien Jr. (MArch '05) and Michael Kubo (MArch '06) was recently chosen as one of three finalists for Ground/Work: A Design Competitionfor Van Alen Institute's New Street-Level Space. Alumni News 547178 Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:00:00 -0400 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 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 He said, she said: Women in Design take on Pritzker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/he-said-she-said-women-in-design-take-on-pritzker.html Although the response by the Pritzker jury to Women in Design&rsquo;s petition - to acknowledge the work of Robert Venturi&rsquo;s wife and creative partner Denise Scott Brown - was disappointing, the Harvard GSD group is not going to give up. And it&rsquo;s expanding its efforts to keep a spotlight on the issue of equity in the design fields with its new <a href="http://www.designforequality.org/" target="_blank">Design for Equality</a>&nbsp;website. Architecture News 543755 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 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 In the Life of Cities voted best designed book of 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/in-the-life-of-cities-voted-best-designed-book-of-2012.html <p><em>In the Life of Cities</em>, edited by Dean&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a>&nbsp;and published by&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.lars-mueller-publishers.com/en/">Lars M<span>&uuml;</span>ller</a>, has been named one of the 50 best designed books of 2012 by&nbsp;<em><a class="target-blank" href="http://designobserver.com/50Books50Covers/2012winners.html">Design Observer</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 542386 Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Cho and Jull receive honorable mention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cho-and-jull-receive-honorable-mention.html <p>&ldquo;Helsinki Link,&rdquo; a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch &rsquo;08) and Leena Cho (MLA &rsquo;09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 542143 Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Library Test Kitchen in the Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/library-test-kitchen-in-the-boston-globe.html <p>In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jeffrey-schnapp.html">Jeffrey Schnapp</a> (director of the <a href="http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/">Berkman Center for Internet and Society</a>, faculty director of <a href="http://metalab.harvard.edu/">metaLAB</a> and visiting professor in architecture) has been answering that question with the help of students, librarians and library users of all stamps in the Library Test Kitchen.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.boston.com/2013/06/13/librarytestkitchen/G4LsBrZUuYYJTOXEsT2QHJ/story.html">The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard</a>&rdquo; in the <em>Boston Globe</em>.</p> Faculty News 541505 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ph.D. candidate David Theodore named Assistant Professor at McGill University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ph-d-candidate-david-theodore-named-assistant-professor-at.html David&nbsp;Theodore, who is completing a combined PhD in architecture and history of science will join McGill University in August 2014. DDes/PhD News 540995 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:00:00 -0400 Joanie Tom (MArch ’15) awarded Araldo A. Cossutta Prize for Design Excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joanie-tom-march-15-awarded-araldo-a-cossutta-prize-for-design.html <p>GSD Architecture core studio coordinators have selected Joanie Tom (MArch &rsquo;15) as the 2013 Araldo A. Cossutta Prize recipient.</p> Architecture News 540385 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:00:00 -0400 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 Professor Toshiko Mori honored at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-toshiko-mori-honored-at-the-a-r-t-new-york-spring.html Professor Toshiko Mori honored with the Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit in New York City. Architecture News 536888 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh wins Creative City Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/allen-sayegh-wins-creative-city-challenge.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh's</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architectural technology) firm INVIVIA has won the inaugural Creative City Challenge to produce a major public interactive art project in the city of Minneapolis.</span> Architecture News 537016 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD team enters final round of SixtyNine Seventy Urban Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/five-gsd-students-enter-final-round-of-sixtynine-seventy-urban.html <span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Tahoma','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">A GSD team was selected from over 300 entries as finalists for&nbsp;the <em>SixtyNine Seventy: The Spaces Between</em> Urban Ideas Competition.</span> Architecture News 536886 Wed, 22 May 2013 17:00:00 -0400 CAADRIA competition awards paper by GSD team, honors Young CAADRIA Award recipient http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/caadria-competition-awards-paper-by-gsd-team-honors-young.html GSD team is awarded second prize for best paper in the CAADRIA 2013 Open Systems at Singapore competition. Alumni News 536887 Wed, 22 May 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Taking it to the streets: GSD team wins Deans’ Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/taking-it-to-the-streets-gsd-team-wins-deans-challenge.html <p><span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">A team made up of GSD students, a Loeb Fellow and a HU student is using geotechnology to connect audiences with the music, visual art and theatre in urban public spaces. Their vision excited the jury of the inaugural Deans&rsquo; Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, who awarded first prize to the </span><a style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://museyapp.com/partners/">Musey</a>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">project.</span></p> Architecture News 535507 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Designing Peace: Karen Lee Bar-Sinai Profiled in New Yorker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-peace-karen-lee-bar-sinai-profiled-in-new-yorker.html <span>Karen Lee Bar-Sinai (LF 2013) and her design partner Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat, of Jerusalem-based&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sayarch.com/">SAYA&nbsp;</a><span>studio, are profiled in a recent blog post for the&nbsp;</span><em>New Yorker</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 534630 Tue, 07 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko projections featured at Ideas City Festival in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-projections-featured-at-ideas-city-festival.html Architecture News 534133 Mon, 06 May 2013 17:00:00 -0400 SO – IL wins UC Davis art museum competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-wins-uc-davis-art-museum-competition.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;<a href="http://so-il.org/">SO &ndash; IL</a>&nbsp;has won the UC Davis competition for its new Museum of Art after a year of accolades culminating in&nbsp;the Architectural League of N.Y.'s &ldquo;Emerging Voices&rdquo; award. Architecture News 534132 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Stoss is hot: Chris Reed racks up honors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-is-hot-chris-reed-racks-up-honors.html <span>Stoss Landscape Urbanism,&nbsp;</span><span>the firm co-led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), has taken a slew of recent honors, including the Syracuse competition for&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.movementonmain.com/test/">Movement on Main</a>&nbsp;and two&nbsp;<span>2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Awards.</span> Architecture News 534135 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 A City and its Stream: Peter Rowe at the Van Alen Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-city-and-its-stream-peter-rowe-at-the-van-alen-institute.html <span>On 5/9 at 6:30 p.m., the Van Alen Institute in N.Y. will present a lecture by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-rowe.html">Peter Rowe</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture and urban design) and conversation with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture and MArch &lsquo;96) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch '02) as part of the exhibit Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul.</span> Alumni News 534002 Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Preston Scott Cohen delivers Walter Gropius lecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-delivers-walter-gropius-lecture.html <span>Six former chairs of architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design gathered on Tuesday to honor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">Preston Scott Cohen</a><span>, the outgoing chair of the department.</span> Architecture News 533878 Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Antoine Picon illuminates return of ornament in contemporary architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/antoine-picon-illuminates-return-of-ornament-in-contemporary.html <p>Antoine Picon&rsquo;s recent book <em>Ornament: The Politics of Architecture and Subjectivity</em> highlights the return of ornament in contemporary architecture and argues the subjective and political implications of ornament throughout history. &nbsp;</p> Architecture News 533269 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD team receives top prize for Retreat in Nature proposal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-selected-as-finalists-in-international-competition.html The Horizon House project created by a team of GSD students is selected to receive top prize in the Retreat in Nature competition and will be built this fall. Architecture News 531481 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Jose Ignacio Ábalos Vazquez Appointed Chair of the Department of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jose-ignacio-balos-vazquez-appointed-chair-of-the-department-of.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced the appointment of I&ntilde;aki &Aacute;balos as Chair of the Department of Architecture.</span> Architecture News 533131 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi’s Folie Montpellieraine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-s-folie-montpellieraine.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) firm FMA has won a competition to design a residential complex at Jardins de la Lironde in Montpellier, France.</span> Architecture News 533134 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Double vision: twin designers profiled in NY Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/double-vision.html <p>Teran &amp; Teman Evans (both MArch &rsquo;04), design team and identical twins, exemplify an extreme form of collaboration in their lives and their work. Read the recent <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/greathomesanddestinations/twin-designers-on-making-a-home-together.html?hpw&amp;_r=0">profile</a> in the <em>New York Times</em>.</p> Alumni News 532999 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sanford Kwinter wins Arts and Letters Award in Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sanford-kwinter-wins-arts-and-letters-award-in-architecture.html <span>Last week the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced the recipients of its 2013 architecture awards. Sanford Kwinter (professor of architectural theory and criticism and co-director, master in design studies program)</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>is being recognized for contributing to &ldquo;ideas in architecture through any medium of expression.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 533001 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong and Jinhee Park at Van Alen Institute 4/25 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-at-van-alen-institute-4-25.html <span>The GSD exhibit &ldquo;Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul&rdquo; curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design)&nbsp;has traveled to the Van Alen Institute.&nbsp;<span>On <strong>April 25 at 6:30 p.m.</strong> there will be</span><span>&nbsp;a launch of the book&nbsp;</span><em>Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea</em><span>&nbsp;by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.</span></span> Alumni News 533004 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Gender politics at Pritzker: the Denise Scott Brown petition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gender-politics-at-pritzker-the-denise-scott-brown-petition.html A campaign to press the Pritzker committee to retroactively include Denise Scott Brown in the 1991 prize awarded to her creative partner and husband Robert Venturi continues to pick up steam, thanks to recent attention from the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/arts/design/bid-for-pritzker-prize-to-acknowledge-denise-scott-brown.html?pagewanted=all">New York Times</a>, the</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/women-in-design-call-for-denise-scott-brown-pritzker-prize_n_2991734.html">Huffington Post</a></em>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&amp;q=http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2013/04/what-about-denise.html&amp;ct=ga&amp;cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA7siyiwVIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&amp;cd=BVVsi9f9EE0&amp;usg=AFQjCNFFQNYe1YT4TbA9zfbnzMzT3gp88g">New Yorker</a></em>. The petition was started by Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch &rsquo;13) and Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14). Architecture News 532860 Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD team wins sustainable building design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-wins-sustainable-building-design-competition.html <em>A team of Harvard GSD students was recently announced the winner of a sustainable building design competition after presenting in&nbsp;Nanchang&nbsp;University in China with four other finalists.</em> Architecture News 531084 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Carpenter Center turns 50 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carpenter-center-turns-50.html <span>This spring the&nbsp;</span>Carpenter Center<span>&nbsp;is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The event is marked with lectures, public talks, and a new exhibition at the GSD's Loeb library.</span> Architecture News 531336 Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:00:00 -0400 Thomas Heatherwick’s view http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thomas-heatherwick-s-view.html <p>Admitted students were treated to a journey inside the mind of a protean designer when Thomas Heatherwick spoke at the conclusion of Open House last Friday. In his introduction, Dean <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen&nbsp;Mostafavi</a> called Heatherwick &ldquo;one of the exciting people crossing boundaries between art, architecture, engineering. Not only is his work innovative for the different scales it represents; he gives us new ways to view daily items: from a bus to a master plan.&rdquo;</p> Architecture News 531209 Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Aggregate Collaborative awarded Connection Grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aggregate-collaborative-awarded-connection-grant.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a>&mdash;a group of thirteen architectural historians that includes associate professors&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&mdash;has received a Connection Grant from Canada&rsquo;s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The generous funding will allow the group to launch&nbsp;<em>Aggregate Online</em>&nbsp;in fall 2013. Architecture News 530944 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong with Seung H-Sang at Archleague http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-with-seung-h-sang-at-archleague.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture)</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>will be moderating a talk by Seung H-Sang at the Architectural League&nbsp;of N.Y. on April 10th. Seung is one of the most important Korean architects p<span>racticing today&nbsp;</span>and was featured in the GSD-published book&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/convergent-flux-contemporary-architecture-and-urbanism-in-korea.html">Convergent Flux</a></em><span>. The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://archleague.org/2013/04/h-sang-seung/">event</a><span>&nbsp;is at 7:00 p.m. at Cooper Union.</span> Architecture News 530816 Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Cultural Entrepreneurship finalists selected http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cultural-entrepreneurship-finalists-selected.html Harvard&nbsp;recently announced the finalists in the inaugural&nbsp;<a href="http://ilab.harvard.edu/deans-cultural-entrepreneurship-challenge">Deans&rsquo; Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge</a>, and GSD teams are well represented with an array of innovative ideas. The Challenge was created to support students&rsquo; exploration of entrepreneurship that sustains the arts and enhances their cultural impact. Architecture News 530165 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Anthony Acciavatti on Psychorheology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/anthony-acciavatti-on-psychorheology.html <em>Cabinet&nbsp;</em><span>magazine features an article by Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09) on psychorheology, a science developed in the late 1930s to explore the psychological ramifications of tactile experience.</span> Alumni News 530167 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Amin Alsaden in WTD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/amin-alsaden-in-wtd.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/doctoral-programs/phd/current-students.html">Amin Alsaden</a>&rsquo;s (PhD student) article "Baghdad Modernism: Duplicity of Mirages and a Crisis of History" is featured in a special issue of the Dubai-based quarterly magazine <em><a href="https://monoqi.com/en/store/wtd-magazines.html">WTD</a></em> titled <em>Emergent/The Iraq Issue 03</em>.<br /><br /><span>Read the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/5/v3/555870/Baghdad-Modernism-Amin-Al-Saden-Pages.pdf">essay</a><span>.</span> Architecture News 529536 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Florian Idenburg: Next Progressive http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-next-progressive.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg</a> (adjunct associate professor of architecture) and partner Jing Liu of SO - IL have been dubbed the Next Progressives by <em>Architect Magazine.</em></p> Architecture News 529540 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde speaks in São Paulo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-on-the-value-of-ugliness.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/">Timothy Hyde</a> (associate professor of architecture) was a speaker at the &ldquo;Architectural Elective Affinities<em>&rdquo;</em> conference at the <a href="http://www.fau.usp.br/index2.html">Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo of the University of S&atilde;o Paulo</a>. The conference, which examined the correspondences and transferences between architecture, urbanism, and other disciplines, was organized by the European Architectural History Network in conjunction with the FAUUSP.</p> Architecture News 529543 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Toni Griffin and Mimi Hoang are Urban Influencers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toni-griffin-and-mimi-hoang-are-urban-influencers.html <span>Find out why at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/">LOEBlog</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 529288 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ali M. Malkawi appointed professor of architectural technology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ali-m-malkawi-appointed-professor-of-architectural-technology.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Ali M. Malkawi as Professor of Architectural Technology, effective July 1, 2013.</span> Architecture News 534129 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Ingeborg Rocker at MOMA symposium http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ingeborg-rocker-at-moma-symposium.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;will be at MOMA Thursday to participate in a day-long event titled &ldquo;Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 529164 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Edward Becker wins fellowship in Finland http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/edward-becker-wins-fellowship-in-finland.html <p>Edward Becker (MArch candidate) has&nbsp;received&nbsp;an American-Scandinavian Foundation fellowship at Aalto University for his research "Helsinki 2030: The Contemporary Manifestation of Finland&rsquo;s Architectural Vernacular."&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 529028 Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:00:00 -0400 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 Zofnass announces Latin America sustainable infrastructure awards with IADB http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-announces-award-and-collaboration.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a>, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank,&nbsp;has announced&nbsp;the inauguration of the Infrastructure 360&deg; Awards, the first infrastructure sustainability awards in Latin America and the Caribbean.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture and Zofnass Program research director) will be leading this effort for the GSD side. Architecture News 527929 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Toyo Ito named 2013 Pritzker Laureate http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toyo-ito-named-2013-pritzker-laureate.html <span>The Hyatt Foundation announced that Toyo Ito will be the recipient of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The Tokyo-based architect has recently taught studios on post-tsunami reconstruction and temporary housing at the GSD. He is recognized for producing an outstanding body of work that combines conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings.</span> Architecture News 527933 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Penny White Fund announces awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/penny-white-fund-announces-awards.html The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the <a href="file:///C:/Users/software/Desktop/Dropbox/GSD-Ruby%20website/all%20tasks/gsd.harvard.edu/pennywhite">Penny White Fund</a>. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology. Architecture News 527033 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 A birthday nod to Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-birthday-nod-to-career-discovery.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/career-discovery/index.html">Career Discovery</a><span>, one of the oldest career immersion programs in the United States,&nbsp;is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.&nbsp; An article in&nbsp;</span><em>USNews</em><span>&nbsp;examines the GSD&rsquo;s program&rsquo;s staying power as similar programs gain traction nationwide. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/03/12/why-smart-career-changers-choose-hands-on-exploration">Why Smart Career Changers Choose Hands-On Exploration</a><span>.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 527035 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Zaha Hadid, 10 Years Later http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaha-hadid-10-years-later.html <span>Zaha Hadid discussed&nbsp;<span>recent projects</span></span><span>&mdash;</span><span>both realized and unrealized<span>&mdash;with a packed house at Wednesday night's lecture, "10 Years Later."</span></span> Architecture News 526902 Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Bechthold and Mulligan in Kyoto http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bechthold-and-mulligan.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mark-mulligan.html">Mark Mulligan</a><span>&nbsp;are headed to the Kyoto International Design Symposium where they&rsquo;ve been invited to present work highlighting the GSD&rsquo;s pursuit of interdisciplinary design research and the role of technology as a catalyst to open new avenues for design practice and design research.</span> Architecture News 526773 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 The value of ugliness: Timothy Hyde on the Southbank Centre http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-value-of-ugliness-timothy-hyde-on-the-southbank-centre.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has published his essay&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.anycorp.com/anycorp/article/141">&ldquo;Piles, Puddles, and Other Architectural Irritants&rdquo;</a><span>&nbsp;in the current issue of the journal&nbsp;</span><em>Log</em><span>. The latest in a long sequence of proposed ideas for the renovation of the Southbank Centre in London has just been presented to the public. Hyde examines this persistent desire to &ldquo;fix&rdquo; the brutalist icon in order to speculate on the possible significance of ugliness for a metropolitan audience.</span> Architecture News 526778 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Marina Abramović and Shohei Shigematsu set stage for collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/marina-abramovi-and-shohei-shigematsu-set-the-stage-for-upcoming.html <span>Performance artist Marina Abramovi</span><span class="s1">ć</span><span>&nbsp;and architect Shohei Shigematsu discuss their vision for a new arts institute in Hudson, NY.</span> Architecture News 526649 Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 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 GSD team finalist for 2013 ULI Hines Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-2013-uli-hines-competition.html <span>The 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition announced finalists last week, and again once again a team from Harvard is on the list. James Cody Birkey (MDesS), Robert Daurio (MArch), Maynard Hayden Leon (MArch), Cara Walsh (MLA) and Andrew Wisniewski (MLA), advised by Anita Berrizbeitia (professor of landscape architecture and director of the master in landscape architecture degree programs), created Connec+ Minneapolis, a long term development plan for the Downtown East neighborhood.</span> Architecture News 524940 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Upcoming lecture: Toshiko Mori on Japan’s 2011 Disasters http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upcoming-lecture-toshiko-mori-on-japan-s-2011-disasters.html <span>On March 11 from 12:30-2:00 pm,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toshiko-mori.html">Toshiko Mori</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in the practice of architecture) will join&nbsp;Hirotaka Takeuchi (HBS) and&nbsp;Ichiro Kawachi (HSPH and HMS) for the lecture &ldquo;Japan&rsquo;s 2011 Disasters Remembered.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 524944 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ChinaGSD Hosts Professor Peter Rowe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chinagsd-hosts-professor-peter-rowe.html <span>In a recent presentation titled &ldquo;Some Snapshots,&rdquo; Peter Rowe (professor of architecture and urban design and former GSD dean</span><strong>)</strong><span>&nbsp;gave insight into his vast research on the history of urban housing types and developments in China. The lecture was sponsored by the ChinaGSD student group.</span> Architecture News 524946 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Constitutional Modernism: new book by Timothy Hyde http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/constitutional-modernism-new-book-by-timothy-hyde.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has produced a new book,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/constitutional-modernism"><em>Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959</em></a><span>, which examines the complex entanglements between architecture, planning, and law in the Cuban Republic. The announcement is accompanied by a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/node/1897">lecture</a>&nbsp;at the Center for Latin American Studies on February 27<sup>th and an&nbsp;</sup></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">exhibit of source materials at t</span><span><sup><span>he Frances Loeb Library.</span></sup></span> Architecture News 524119 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD Faculty speaks at [En]Coding Architecture 2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-speaks-at-en-coding-architecture-2013.html <span>The architect is no longer an organizer of matter and space, but a designer of systems with multi-layered components and complex relationships.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/sanford-kwinter.html">Sanford Kwinter</a><span>&nbsp;(co-director MDesS and professor of architectural theory and criticism),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/panagiotis-michalatos.html">Panagiotis Michalatos</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) were at Carnegie Mellon University February 8 and 9 to speak about the the profession's new identity and call to arms at [En]Coding Architecture 2013.</span> Architecture News 523121 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Emerging Voices: SO - IL and Mass Design Group http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/emerging-voices-so-il-and-mass-design-group.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO - IL and Mass Design Group, founded by Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10), have been named Emerging Voices 2013 by the Architectural League NY.</span> Alumni News 522867 Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Melany Sun-Min Park on the new domesticity http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/melany-sun-min-park-on-the-new-domesticity.html <span>What does it mean to be "at home" in a context where land and space are both limited and contentious? &nbsp;Some answers may lie in a new publication released by Melany Sun-Min Park (MDesS &rsquo;14):&nbsp;</span><strong><em>HOME + BOUND: Narratives of Domesticity in Singapore and Beyond</em>,</strong><span>&nbsp;co-edited with Lilian Chee.</span> Architecture News 522623 Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Loeb J-Term roundup http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/j-term-roundup.html <span>Loeb Fellows saw the Harvard University January term as an opportunity to dig into their interests, work closely with GSD students and - by the way - solve some thorny real-world challenges.&nbsp;They designed 4 dynamic courses based on their passions.<br /><br /><span>Read more in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/j-term-roundup/#more-3553">LOEBlog</a><br /><br /><em>Image: Lynn Richards with students in Retrofitting Suburbia</em><br /></span> Architecture News 522489 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 On the Bri(n)ck of discovery: Ingeborg Rocker’s ceramic design seminar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-the-bri-n-ck-of-discovery-ingeborg-rocker-s-ceramic-design.html <span>Ceramic innovations by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) seminar &ldquo;On the Bri(n)ck&rdquo; are on display at TRANS/hitos 2013 Exhibition of Architecture and Interior Design in Ceramics in Spain.</span> Architecture News 522118 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Mapping the ephemeral city: GSD students and faculty at the Kumbh Mela http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-the-ephemeral-city-gsd-students-and-faculty-at-the-kumbh.html <p>The gigantic pop-up city established for the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela is the perfect crucible for interdisciplinary research. This January 8 faculty and 20 students from the GSD and other Harvard schools are traveling to northern India for fieldwork for the project &ldquo;Mapping Kumbh Mela.&rdquo; The initiative is co-led&nbsp;by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a>&nbsp;(chair of the department of urban design and planning) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/diana-eck.html">Diana Eck</a>&nbsp;(affiliated professor to UPD) with the South Asia Initiative, FAS, HBS and SPH.<br /><br />Read "<a href="http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-18/news/37160083_1_kumbh-mela-design-cultural-studies">Mapping the Kumbh Mela</a>" in the <em>Times of India</em>.</p> Architecture News 521742 Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD students look to the future of spatial practices http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-look-to-the-future-of-spatial-practices.html <p>GSD students will display the wide range of the school's research when Penn State holds its 1<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;"Nature of Spatial Practices" conference this Friday.&nbsp;The conference will examine how spatial practice, education and political discourse are responding to recent changes in technology, mobility and socio-cultural patterns.</p> Architecture News 521609 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 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 Chris Reed and Eric Höweler join the Movement on Main http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-and-eric-h-weler-join-the-movement-on-main.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) are making news again.&nbsp;Reed&rsquo;s firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;with partners&nbsp;</span><a href="http://hyarchitecture.com/">H&ouml;weler + Yoon</a><span>&nbsp;were just short-listed for the Movement on Main design competition in Syracuse, NY.</span> Architecture News 519848 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Fondation Le Corbusier’s new president: Antoine Picon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fondation-le-corbusier-s-new-president-antoine-picon.html <p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">Earlier this month,&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon</a><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">&nbsp;(professor of the history of architecture and technology) assumed the post of president of the Fondation Le Corbusier.</span></p> Architecture News 519727 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty and Loeb Fellows pitch in for Detroit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-loeb-fellows-pitch-in-for-detroit.html <span>Loeb fellows and GSD faculty are applying their talents to the challenges of revitalizing Detroit in the Detroit Works Project.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toni-griffin.html">Toni Griffin</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 1998 and adjunct associate professor of urban planning) led the Detroit Works&rsquo; technical team and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/danpitera.html">Dan Pitera</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 2005 and associate professor of architecture), director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center, oversaw community outreach.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;contributed to landscape, ecology and open space planning. Read "</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/?p=3371&amp;preview=true">Stepping Up for the Future of Detroit</a><span>" in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 519603 Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 (Re)Mapping Health with a grant from the President’s January Innovation Fund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/re-mapping-health-with-a-grant-from-the-president-s-january.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201230&amp;course=INT-00037-00">&ldquo;(Re)Mapping Health</a><span>,&rdquo; a new interdisciplinary initiative of the GSD and the School of Public Health was launched last week&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">with support from the President's January Innovation Fund</span><span>.</span> Architecture News 519479 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Spatial politics: Delia Wendel and Fallon Samuels-Aidoo in Colloquy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/spatial-politics-delia-wendel-and-fallon-samuels-aidoo-in.html <span>PhD candidates Delia Wendel and Fallon Samuels-Aidoo believe space and politics are intertwined and essential to understanding conflict and consensus. Their research has led to a symposium, a book, and a recent article in <em>Colloquy</em>.</span> Architecture News 518160 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ArchRecord Editor’s Picks for 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/archrecord-editor-s-picks-for-2012.html <em>Architectural Record&rsquo;s</em><span>&nbsp;&ldquo;Editor&rsquo;s Picks: Best Architecture of 2012&rdquo; is studded with GSD stars. Here&rsquo;s the list of their projects that &ldquo;defined the year in design.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 518163 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-the-launch-of-the-wheelwright-prize.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize, a 100,000 USD traveling fellowship awarded annually to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery.</span> Architecture News 518028 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Andreas Georgoulias presents in Dubai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-presents-in-dubai.html <a href="http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/georgoulias-andreas">Andreas Georgoulias</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture&nbsp;and&nbsp;research director of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/" target="_blank">Zofnass Program&nbsp;for Sustainable Infrastructure</a><span>) kicked off the holiday season with a research presentation&nbsp;at the 3rd International Architectural Conservation Conference in Dubai earlier this month.</span> Architecture News 517428 Thu, 27 Dec 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Hyuntek Yoon and Soobum You reimagine Detroit riverfront http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hyuntek-yoon-and-soobum-you-reimagine-detroit-riverfront.html <span><span>Hyuntek Yoon and Soobum You (both MArch &nbsp;&rsquo;12) of&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Atelier WHY&nbsp;</span><span><span>have won the Detroit Riverfront Competition with an urban fantasy land that bridges streetscape and river with</span></span>&nbsp;a magical forest. Alumni News 517424 Wed, 26 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 John Hong and Jinhee Park in the Design Vanguard http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-in-the-design-vanguard.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch &rsquo;02) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) are in the&nbsp;<em>Architectural Record&nbsp;</em><span>&ldquo;2012 Design Vanguard.&rdquo; The honor comes right on the heels of a&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Chicago Athenaeum</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">American Architecture Award for their&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">White Block Gallery.</span> Alumni News 516696 Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Farshid Moussavi a finalist for Moscow Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-a-finalist-for-moscow-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) is a finalist for the competition to design a new science museum and educational center in Moscow.</span> Architecture News 516327 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Leena Cho (MLA ’09) and Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) shortlisted for MoMA PS1 YAP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tempagency.html <a title="www.tempagency.co" href="/content/sitemap/www.tempagency.co">TempAgency</a>, a design/research collaborative between <a title="www.kutonotuk.com" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com">Kutonotuk</a> (Leena Cho, MLA &rsquo;09 and Matthew Jull, MArch &rsquo;08) and mcdowellespinosa, is selected as one of the five finalists for the prestigious <a title="momaps1.org/yap" href="http://momaps1.org/yap/">MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2013</a>. Alumni News 515826 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:56:00 -0500 Florian Idenburg competes for UC Davis art museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-competes-for-uc-davis-art-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://so-il.org/">SO-Il</a><span>&nbsp;is part of a partnership selected to compete for the creation of the new Shrem Museum of Art at U.C. Davis.</span> Architecture News 515844 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Architecture for the senses: Pierre Hermé at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-for-the-senses-pierre-herm-at-the-gsd.html <span>For anyone to whom the similarity between a building and a French pastry is not evident, Pierre Herme&rsquo;s presentation, &ldquo;The Architecture of Taste,&rdquo; at the GSD last week was a revelation. Herme&rsquo;s approach to designing unique tastes through a combination of flavors and textures &ldquo;is analogous to the programmatic construction that takes place in architecture,&rdquo; observes Savinien&nbsp;Caracostea (MArch &rsquo;13), the event organizer. Read more about it in &ldquo;</span><a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/11/constructing-the-perfect-bite">Constructing the Perfect Bite</a><span>&rdquo; in&nbsp;</span><em>Harvard Magazine</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 515545 Mon, 10 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 GSD is 2 for 5 on MoMA PS1 shortlist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-is-2-for-5-on-moma-ps1-shortlist.html <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6342">French 2D</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;(Jenny French, MArch &lsquo;11) is not the only homegrown firm to be selected as a finalist for the 2013&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.momaps1.org/yap/view/15">MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>. Leena Cho (MLA &lsquo;09) and Matthew Jull (MArch &lsquo;08) of&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/">Kotonotuk</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;have collaborated with mcdowellespinosa to form&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.tempagency.co/">TempAgency</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>, which has also been invited to submit a proposal for the 2013 award. &nbsp;</span><br /></a> Alumni News 514535 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Elemental and incremental: Alejandro Aravena's urban approach http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/elemental-and-incremental-alejandro-aravena-s-urban-approach.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) presented the keynote speech at a celebration to launch the&nbsp;</span><em>Elemental/Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual</em><span>, in Santiago, Chile, on November 26. The book by architect Alejandro Aravena (design critic &lsquo;00-04) and engineer Andrew Iacobelli details 12 years of extraordinary success engaging local communities in a novel program of social housing for the most disenfranchised sectors of the population.</span> Alumni News 514540 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to be MacDowell Colony Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-be-macdowell-colony-fellow.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;of architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;will be a residential fellow at the MacDowell Colony, where he will work on his current book project examining the persistence of accusations of ugliness in aesthetic debates in Great Britain.</span> Architecture News 513960 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Rotterdam studio invites the world in http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rotterdam-gsd-studio-invites-the-world-in.html <p>&ldquo;Reconsidering Architecture,&rdquo; the Rotterdam-based studio led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/remment-koolhaas.html">Rem Koolhaas</a> (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) and Stephan Tr&uuml;by (lecturer in architecture) approaches architecture from 40 thousand feet and ground level simultaneously. Recently faculty and students invited the Rotterdam public in for an exhibition and evening of debate about their research at the Dependance at the Schieblock. Read&nbsp;Jaakko van &lsquo;t Spijker's account of the event&nbsp;<span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">in&nbsp;</span><em style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; background-color: #f4f4f4;"><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61783663/harvard-in-rotterdam-harvard-gsd-amo-presentation-in-the-rotterdam-dependence">Archinect</a>.</em></p> Architecture News 513962 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 New book by Antoine Picon traces architectural adventure of one postwar French town http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-book-by-antoine-picon.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;new book&nbsp;</span><em>De la ville nouvelle &agrave; la vie durable: Marne-la Vall&eacute;e<strong></strong></em><span>&nbsp;offers a comprehensive look at the largest French postwar new town begun in the 1960s and still growing today.</span> Architecture News 514069 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 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 Jeff Mansfield connects with the Amazon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeff-mansfield-connects-with-the-amazon.html <p><span>In August, Jeffrey Mansfield (MArch) was in the Brazilian Amazon with the</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>Portable Light Project, when he realized that the remote areas are increasingly covered by 3G networks. Mansfield was inspired to develop &ldquo;Taking Charge,&rdquo;&nbsp;</span><span>a project to</span><span>&nbsp;provide tools and training to jungle residents to expand cell phone use and crowdsource knowledge for farming, fishing, trade, weather, banking, health and more.</span></p> <p>Read about his grand scheme in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/11/taking-charge-with-cellphones/">Taking Charge with cellphones</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Architecture News 513723 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Aliki Economides presents in Istanbul http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aliki-economides-presents-in-istanbul.html <p>Aliki Economides (PhD candidate &lsquo;14) presented her paper &ldquo;Constructing Home, Constructing Self: The Maison Cormier and its &lsquo;Architecte &amp; Ing&eacute;nieur-Constructeur<em> </em>Client&rsquo;&rdquo; at the ArchTheo&rsquo;12 conference in Istanbul, Turkey.&nbsp;</p> DDes/PhD News 513196 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Danish Kurani wins Boston Foundation for Architecture grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/danish-kurani-wins-boston-foundation-for-architecture-grant.html <p>The Boston Foundation for Architecture recently announced the 2012 grantees, which include Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) and the Classroom Co-Creators Project. The project involves a participatory design process with Blackstone Elementary School in South Boston to engage students and teachers in the creation of their learning environment.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 513198 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 2013 Pavilion Program winner announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2013-pavilion-program-winner-announced.html <span>This year the GSD inaugurated a competition for the school&rsquo;s first Pavilion Program. The jury has ruled, and &ldquo;Simulated Panorama&rdquo; was selected for installation in spring 2013 under the Gund Hall portico.</span> Architecture News 513200 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 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 Dean Mostafavi: instigating the design future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dean-mostafavi-instigating-the-design-future.html <span>Dean Mohsen Mostafavi has published 5 books in the past two years. In his writing as well as his leadership of the GSD, he is tireless in fostering engagement: between mentors and students, people in communities, the design professions with each other, and the GSD with the world. He&rsquo;ll sleep later. Read Spencer Bailey&rsquo;s interview with the dean for&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/4/549040/surface-mag-interview-mm.pdf">Surface</a></em><span>.</span> Architecture News 513084 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Jenny French’s ghost buildings http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jenny-french-s-ghost-buildings.html <p>Jenny French (MArch &rsquo;11) visited 15 unbuilt visionary architecture projects around the world for the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/architecture/fellowships-prizes-travel-programs/julia-amory-appleton-traveling-fellowship.html">Julia A. Appleton Traveling Fellowship</a>. The exhibit based on her inquiry, &ldquo;Representation&rsquo;s Ghost,&rdquo; is on display in Gund through January 28. In other exciting news, French was shortlisted for the 2013 MOMA PS1 Young Architects Program. Results of the competition are expected early next year.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 512945 Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Hanif Kara shares Stirling Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hanif-kara-shares-stirling-award.html <span>The 2012 RIBA Stirling prize went to a dark horse this year: the Sainsbury Lab designed by Stanton Williams.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/hanif-kara.html">Hanif Kara&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in creative engineering) structural and civil engineering firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.akt-uk.com/">AKT II&nbsp;</a><span>shared the accolades.</span> Architecture News 512736 Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Gund Hall: architecture’s teaching tool http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gund-hall-architecture-s-teaching-tool.html <p><em><a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Architecture-of-Architecture-Schools.asp">Architectural Record</a></em>&nbsp;looks at 6 schools that represent <span>exemplary&nbsp;</span>20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;century design for architectural education and reports on how they are faring for the 21<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;century. Foremost among the gorgeous structures is Gund Hall, which beginning in 2010 has undergone a redesign of its studio spaces overseen by Lee Cott (MArch &rsquo;70). More on that to come.</p> <p>In the meantime, read &ldquo;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Architecture-of-Architecture-Schools.asp">The Architecture of Architecture Schools</a>.&rdquo;</p> Alumni News 511860 Mon, 12 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 GSD: still on top http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-still-on-top.html <p><em>Architectural Record</em>&nbsp;just published the annual review by DesignIntelligence, &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Top Architecture Schools 2013,&rdquo; and Harvard once again appears in first place for graduate architectural education, as it has for 12 of the 14 years of the ranking.</p> <p>Not only that, it is number 1 in graduate landscape architecture education as well.</p> <p>What keeps the GSD at the top? &ldquo;Not only does it have a strong reputation overall, but it scores very well in design, analysis, planning, and the communication skills that graduates need in professional practice.&rdquo;</p> <p>Read James P. Cramer&rsquo;s &nbsp;<em><a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Americas-Top-Architecture-Schools-2013-2.asp">Architectural Record</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.di.net/articles/big-shifts-in-design-school-rankings-for-2013/">DesignIntelligence</a></em>&nbsp;articles or download the entire&nbsp;<em><a href="http://store.di.net/collections/reports/products/best-architecture-schools">DI survey</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 511857 Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo to design Reggio School http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/belinda-tato-and-jose-luis-vallejo-to-design-reggio-school.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/belinda-tato.html">Belinda Tato</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jose-luis-vallejo.html">Jose Luis Vallejo</a><span>&nbsp;(design critics in urban planning and design and founding members of Ecosistema Urbano of Madrid) just won a competition for the construction of the Reggio Children Foundation&rsquo;s new experimental education center in Italy.</span> Architecture News 511849 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Jeanne Gang's compelling vision for Prentice Hospital http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jeanne-gang-s-compelling-vision-for-prentice-hospital.html <h2>In the midst of a battle that has pitted Northwestern University&rsquo;s expansion against preservation of the historic (albeit quirky) Prentice Women&rsquo;s Hospital in Chicago, Jeanne Gang (MArch &rsquo;93) has come up with an elegant solution. Her design for a tower atop the existing structure adds the research space the university needs, pays homage to a unique landmark and forges a &ldquo;third way&rdquo; beyond a seemingly</h2> <h2>insoluble&nbsp;conundrum. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/18/arts/design/adapting-prentice-womens-hospital-for-new-use-in-chicago.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=2&amp;">A Vision to Avoid Demolition for a &rsquo;70s Pioneer</a>&rdquo; by critic Michael Kimmelman in the&nbsp;<em>NY Times</em>.<br /><em><br />I</em><em style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 18.399999618530273px;">llustration by Jay Hoffman,</em><em>&nbsp;courtesy of Studio Gang Architects</em></h2> Alumni News 510870 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:00:00 -0400 A hive of activity atop Gund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-hive-of-activity-atop-gund.html GSD students recently harvested the first honey from the beehive located on the roof of Gund Hall. The bees have been on the roof since spring 2011 thanks to Connie Migliazzo (MLA I &lsquo;13) and Hallie Chen (MArch I &lsquo;12) who started the hive and Melissa Alexander (MAUD &rsquo;13) and Ben Ruswick (MArch I &lsquo;15) who help to maintain it. The honey will be raffled off on October 26 to benefit a local community garden. Architecture News 510866 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Harvard Graduate School of Design to Create Visiting Professorship in Honor of John Portman http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-create-visiting-professorship-in-architecture.html <p>Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced this week that it will name a distinguished visiting professorship in architecture in honor of John Portman, Founder and Chairman of John Portman &amp; Associates, a leading design firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.</p> Architecture News 510855 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Eric Höweler’s new American Dream http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eric-h-weler-s-new-american-dream.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) and his firm&nbsp;H&ouml;weler + Yoon Architecture&nbsp;took top prize in the&nbsp;</span><a title="" href="http://mooove.com/audi-urban-future-initiative/en/award/award-2012/jury.html" target="_blank">Audi Urban Future Award 2012</a><span>&nbsp;for &ldquo;Shareway 2030, a reimagining of the Boston to Washington&nbsp;metropolitan region.</span> Architecture News 510841 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Museum Without Walls: Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/museum-without-walls-boston.html <span>The major sights of Boston, as well as tidbits of history and arcane lore are as close as your smartphone with a new app that just rolled out thanks to 4 GSD students. Ingrid Bengtson (MArch &rsquo;15), Sayli Korgaonkar (MArch &rsquo;14), Eduardo M. Llinas-Messeguer (MAUD &rsquo;13) and Josh Schecter (MArch &rsquo;15) helped CultureNOW create walking tours, photos and podcasts for the Museum Without Walls.</span> Architecture News 510845 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Moussavi’s MOCA welcomes change http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/moussavi-s-moca-welcomes-change.html <span>How can a solid structure evoke change and the passage of time? That&rsquo;s the challenge Farshid Moussavi (professor in practice in architecture) met in designing the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.</span> Architecture News 510821 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/international-travel-community-service-fellowship-program-2012.html <span>This past summer, the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/gsd-resources/career-resources/community-service-fellowship/international-travel.html"><strong>International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>provided funding to GSD students for travel overseas to perform community service. Their experiences demonstrate the wide range of roles planners and designers perform and their innovative contributions to solve urban challenges.</span> Architecture News 510827 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD's Design Robotics Group hosts workshop at 2012 RobArch Conference in Vienna http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-design-robotics-group-hosts-workshop-at-2012-robarch.html <h2><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a>,&nbsp;Professor of Architectural Technology<strong>&nbsp;</strong>and founder of the GSD's&nbsp;<a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/drg/">Design Robotics Group</a>&nbsp;(DRG), and Nathan King (DDes candidate in Technology) will host a robot workshop at&nbsp;Rob|Arch 2012 in&nbsp;Graz.</h2> Architecture News 510814 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Hilderbrand and Beardsley at the Philip Johnson Glass House http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hilderbrand-and-beardsley-at-the-philip-johnson-glass-house.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture, and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture and director of garden and landscape studies at Dumbarton Oaks) shared the stage in an evening of discussion at the Philip Johnson Glass House on September 20. Their dialogue focused on issues of "Procession" in Johnson's work at his New Canaan estate and other projects, and more broadly throughout modernist and traditional works.</span> Faculty News 510800 Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler commissioned to develop Stadt Park-Donau http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-commissioned-to-develop.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silvia-benedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant in landscape architecture) and Alexander H&auml;usler&nbsp;(MArch II '04) have been commissioned to develop &ldquo;Stadt Park-Donau,&rdquo; an urban park along the Donau River in Ingolstadt, Germany. The design team for the plan included Erik Anderson (MLA &rsquo;13), Michael Luegering (MLA &rsquo;13) and Carolyn Deuschle (MLA &rsquo;14).</span> Alumni News 510792 Fri, 12 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 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 Strong MDesS presence at ACADIA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/strong-mdess-presence-at-acadia.html There will be a strong MDesS presence at the 2012 Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) conference in San Francisco on October 18-21. MDes News 510625 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 17:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau and Rafael Moneo jurors for M+ design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-and-rafael-moneo-jurors-for-m-design-competition.html <span>Eve Blau (adjunct professor of urban planning and design) and Rafael Moneo (Josep Lluis Sert professor of architecture) are among the distinguished jurors for the design competition for M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture. Architectural firms wishing to compete must submit an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wkcda.hk/en/architectural_competition/mplus/EOI_for_design_or_design_consultant/index.html">Expression of Interest</a><span>&nbsp;by October 15.</span> Architecture News 510637 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Christensen authors journal article on Islamic architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-christensen-authors-journal-article-on-islamic.html DDes/PhD News 510577 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 The design of forests: Dan Handel MArch II '10) curates exhibition at the CCA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-design-of-forests-dan-handel-curates-an-exhibition.html <em><a href="http://www.cca.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/1781-first-the-forests">First, the Forests</a></em><span>, curated by Dan Handel (MArch II '10) at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, looks at the unexplored relationships between forestry, planning and design.&nbsp;<span>Handel is the&nbsp;</span></span><span><span>first winner of the CCA's&nbsp;</span></span><span><span>Young Curator fellowship&nbsp;<span>launched in 2011.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span> Alumni News 510570 Tue, 18 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde's Aggregate group wins Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-power-of-the-aggregate.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a><span>, of which Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) is a founding member, has received a&nbsp;</span>2012 Graham Foundation grant<span>&nbsp;in support of its digital research and publication initiatives.</span> Architecture News 510563 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students win Bocconi Urban Campus competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-bocconi-competition.html <span>A team led by GSD students&nbsp;</span><span>Stefano Andreani (MDesS '13) and Federico de Molfetta (MDesS '13)&nbsp;</span><span>has won the Bocconi Urban Campus international competition with the &ldquo;Bocconi Yard&rdquo; project.</span> Architecture News 510528 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 ICE-POPS at Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ice-pops-at-venice-biennale.html Elizabeth MacWillie (MDesS &rsquo;14) and colleagues from Harvard, MIT and Tufts presented their ICE-POPS project at the prestigious Architecture Biennale in Venice. Architecture News 510393 Mon, 27 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Wang Shu’s architecture of change in China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wang-shu-s-architecture-of-change-in-china.html Wang Shu starts his day reading 17<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;C poetry and writing Chinese calligraphy. The first Chinese architect to&nbsp;win the Pritzker prize&nbsp;spent the last couple of years at the GSD and is showing China the way to bring the traditional in harmony with the modern. Architecture News 510245 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui profiles GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/l-architecture-d-aujourd-hui-profiles-gsd.html <p>Read what one of France&rsquo;s most important architecture journals has to say about the GSD in their July/August issue.<span><br /></span></p> Architecture News 510248 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD shines among Architectural Digest’s 2012 Innovators http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-shines-among-architectural-digest-s-2012-innovators.html Architecture News 510230 Tue, 14 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Andreas Georgoulias envisions a new Athens Hellinikon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-envisions-a-new-athens-hellinikon.html Andreas Georgoulias, research director for the&nbsp;Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, examines the redevelopment plans for the former Athens Hellinikon Airport in the July 21, 2012 issue of&nbsp;<em>Imerisia.</em> Architecture News 510172 Wed, 08 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Maurice Cox new associate dean at Tulane http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane.html From urban design to community development to civic leadership to education, with a stop at the Loeb Fellowship, Maurice Cox (LF 2005) has taken an unusual path to his role as architectural educator. On July 1 he was named associate dean for community engagement and director of Tulane City Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.&nbsp;<a class="more-link target-blank" title="Read more at the LOEBlog" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane/#more-1246">Read more&nbsp;at the LOEBlog</a> Architecture News 509664 Tue, 24 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Reencuentros Iberica with Daniel Ibañez http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/reencuentros-iberica-with-daniel-iba-ez.html Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (DDes candidate and co-founder of Margen-Lab) participated in the symposium "Arquitectura Iberica | Reencuentros y Talleres" directed by&nbsp; Eduardo Souto de Moura (2011 Pritzker Prize) and Francisco Mangado (both former GSD visiting professors). Architecture News 509604 Sat, 21 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 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 Retooling Gabon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/retooling-gabon.html Gabon, a tiny country with enormous challenges and opportunities, turned to Ben Aranda&rsquo;s studio when reimagining the future of its capital city. Their solutions for navigating the park-city boundary just might help position Libreville as a model for the 21<sup>st</sup> Century. Architecture News 509552 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty honored at White House for National Design Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-honored-at-white-house-for-national-design-awards.html The GSD was well represented among the winners of the National Design Awards at a ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the<strong> </strong>Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mack-scogin.html">Mack Scogin</a> (Kajima professor in practice of architecture) and his wife and partner Merrill Elam won the award for architecture. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, won in the landscape architecture category. Alumni News 509524 Tue, 17 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD team wins ASLA National Award for Collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-wins-asla-national-award-for-collaboration.html Michael Albert (Master in Landscape Architecture), Victor Perez Amado (Master in Architecture), and Anna Cawrse,&nbsp; (Master of Landscape Architecture) have been&nbsp;chosen&nbsp;to receive an <strong>American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award in Student Collaboration</strong> for their project &ldquo;<a href="http://www.udcompetition.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Team-1482.pdf">Bayou Commons</a>,&rdquo; a master land use plan for downtown Houston. Architecture News 509431 Thu, 12 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 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 Glass canopy by Preston Scott Cohen lauded in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/glass-canopy-by-preston-scott-cohen-lauded-in-new-york-times.html <span><em>New York Times</em> dubs Preston Scott Cohen's glass canopy in lower Manhattan, "one of the best new works of architecture in New York." <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/arts/design/architectural-canopy-shines-in-battery-park-city.html?pagewanted=all">Read the article</a>.</span> Architecture News 509088 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Phil Freelon, AM, LF '90 Honored with 2012 Design Guild Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phil-freelon-am-lf-90.html Phil Freelon Wins 2012 Design Guild Award from Design Guild of the College of Design at NC State University.<br />&nbsp; Alumni News 509035 Mon, 07 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mack Scogin and Chris Reed awarded Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-awarded-cooper-hewitt-national-design-awards.html <p>Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards.&nbsp;<span>Among the recipients are GSD faculty Mack Scogin and Chris Reed</span><span>.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 509037 Mon, 07 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi delivers keynote at AJ Women in Architecture Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-delivers-keynote-at-aj-women-in-architecture.html <p>Professor in Practice&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a>&nbsp;delivered the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/women-in-practice/">keynote address</a>&nbsp;at the inaugural <em>Architects' Journal</em> Women in Architecture Awards on April 20 in London.</p> <p><span>Moussavi is the founder and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA), an international practice based in London currently working on the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, USA and a Quran Museum in Tehran, Iran. Moussavi was co-founder and co-principal of the award-winning Foreign Office Architects (FOA), known for projects such as the Yokohama International Ferry Terminal in Japan.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 508981 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 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 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