Harvard University Graduate School of Design professor and alumnus Hashim Sarkis has been appointed as Dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and Teri Rueb (PhD '11)—the latter the 2012–13 metaLAB artist in residence—released their "Other Order" app, which tours visitors to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.
Assistant professor of Urban Planning Joyce Klein Rosenthal's latest study of heat-related mortality in cities has garnered significant reponse—both TIME Magazine and the UK's Daily Mail have featured it in the past weeks.
Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture Silvia Benedito was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation, which is focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.
MDes Professor of Art, Design, and the Public Domain Krzysztof Wodiczko’s “Homeless Projection: Place des Arts” will be on view at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal from October 8, 2014 to November 22, 2014.
As part of Storefront for Art and Architecture's "Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles," which uses the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles as a platform for exploring questions of provision, domesticity, and palimpsestic architecture, lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Luis Callejas, presents the installation "Wet Horizons."
Zaneta Hong, lecturer in Landscape Architecture, together with Teaching Fellow Phoebe White, was awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence. The award is sponsored by the Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, in cooperation with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education.
This weekend, Chris Reed, associate professor of Landscape Architecture, will be giving a keynote lecture on social activation and civic spaces at the International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday, September 27, 2014.