Antoine Picon’s recent book Ornament: The Politics of Architecture and Subjectivity highlights the return of ornament in contemporary architecture and argues the subjective and political implications of ornament throughout history.
The inaugural issue of Landscape Architecture Frontiers, guest edited by Xiaoxan Lu (MLA '12), features an introductory essay by Pierre Bélanger (associate professor of landscape architecture) and writing by Emily Schlickman (MLA '12), Sara Jacobs (MLA '12), and Cathy De Almeida (MLA '11). Chief editor is visiting professor of landscape architecture Kongjian Yu (DDes '95).
Ling Fan (DDes '14) gave a talk at Princeton University School of Architecture on March 27 as part of the "What I Did Next – Princeton's Alternative Architectural Practices" lecture series.
A team of Harvard GSD students was recently announced the winner of a sustainable building design competition after presenting in Nanchang University in China with four other finalists.