In an interview by critic and author Nicolai Ouroussoff, Dean Mohsen Mostafavi discusses his favorite books.
Recently released, Infrastructure Sustainability and Design compiles the first two years of research of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure.
The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure was founded in 2008 by a generous donation from Paul and Joan Zofnass, and is housed at Harvard Graduate School of Design. Its activities are extended to several schools at the University including Public Health, Government, Business, and the Center for the Environment.
Over the GSD Spring Break Alex Krieger lectured at six of China's leading architecture and planning schools including Tsinghua University in Beijing, Tonji University in Shanghai, Dongnan University in Nanjing, Xian University, Harbin University, & Tianjin University.
Additionally, he addressed the staff of the Planning Bureaus of the cities of Tianjin, Shanghai, Nanjing and Fuzhou about the importance of urban design. Earlier in March he delivered the Keynote Lecture at the Annual Conference of the Israel Planners Association, on this year's organizing theme of planning large scale urban infrastructure.
Eve Blau participated in a panel discussion with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and literary critic Christopher Benfey on "The Human Prospect: A Panel on History, Art and the Humanities" at Hampshire College, as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on February 21, 2012.
Chris Reed (AB '91), Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Founding Principal of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, will present a keynote lecture entitled "Landscape and City-Making" at the annual LAbash conference on Friday March 16 in Miami.
Students in Felipe Correa's option studio "A line in the Andes" travelled to Quito, Ecuador in February to examine ways the city might employ its new metro stations as foci for further urban transformations, including cultural, educational, and recreational facilities.
Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form in the Department of Urban Planning and Design Eve Blau delivered the inaugural George Morris Woodruff, Class of 1857, Memorial Lecture at Yale University on Februray 23, 2012 entitled Transparency + Architecture: Between Information + Experience.