MDes students Jared Friedman, Olga Mesa and Hea Min Kim (all MDes in Technology ’15) have married age-old ceramic materials with modern processes to create beautiful, innovative building surfaces. Their work caught the attention of Wired.
Bradley Cantrell (MLA ‘03), associate professor of landscape architecture, has been named a TEDGlobal 2014 Fellow.
The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the promotion of Kiel Moe ( MDesS ’03) to Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, effective July 1, 2014.
The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Witt (GSD MArch, ’07, MDesS, ’02) as Assistant Professor in Practice in Architecture, effective July 1, 2014.
Robert Campbell writes in the Boston Sunday Globe that it’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 Gary Hilderbrand (professor of landscape architecture). It’s architecture and landscape “choreographed into a single work of art.” Read the review.Images courtesy of Reed Hilderbrand
Generous grants from ArtPlace America will be fertilizing the initiatives of several Loebs as well as GSD director of exhibitions Dan Borelli in the coming year. Beneficiaries include Theaster Gates (LF ’11), Janet Echelman (LF '08), Roger Cummings (LF ’09) and incoming Loeb Jamie Blosser. Read more on the LOEBlog.Image courtesy of Juxtaposition Arts
Ken Chongsuwat and Peichen Hao (both MLA I 15') earned honorable mention–the top award–in the Ecological Community competition of the Two World Community Foundation. Their advisors for the project were David Mah (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Chris Reed (associate professor of landscape architecture).
The Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Gerard Pietrusko (MArch, ‘12) as Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, effective July 1, 2014.