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The April 14 "Rising Tide: Asia Lifts the World" conference organized by the GSD and Harvard Business School was featured in the Singapore Center for Liveable Cities newsletter.

The annual Asia Business Conference conference examined Singapore as a global city and an economic model. While other economies have been struggling with crises in recent years, Asia has emerged as a pivotal force in the global economy. Today, Asian consumers and companies shape the direction of international markets, business and law.

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Governing by Design: Architecture, Economy, and Politics in Twentieth Century, a new book by Associate Professor Timothy Hyde and the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, is an innovative collection of essays on the relation between architecture and political, economic, social, and biological forms of governance.

“Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history, disputing the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looking to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves.”

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Preston Scott Cohen represents the practice of architecture in the documentary film, From Nothing, Something, about the creative process. Directed by Tim Cawley, "From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits, mindsets and neuroses that help bring breakthrough ideas into being."

The film will be shown at the Independent Film Festival of Boston on Sunday, April 29th at 5:30, among others.

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Professor in Practice Farshid Moussavi delivered the keynote address at the inaugural Architects' Journal Women in Architecture Awards on April 20 in London.

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. 

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An extended feature in Harvard Magazine on Professor Rahul Mehrotra (MArch '87) describes his work in Hyderabad, between the historic town that developed from the 14th century hilltop fort built by Hindu rulers, and HITEC City (Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy) with towering office buildings and high-rise apartment towers. Mehrotra's Mumbai-based firm, RMA, endeavors to "soften thresholds" between these different sectors of society, building for a new India while conserving its past. The article by Elizabeth Gudrais traces the firm's evolution, Mehrotra's design methodology, and the context of Hyderabad.

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Three significant appointments have been made in the history of landscape architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. 

Dr. Sonja Duempelmann appointed Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Dr. Edward Eigen appointed Associate Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Dr. John Dixon Hunt appointed Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture

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The Young Architects Program is an annual collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative design research and promotes emerging talent. Five finalists for the PS1 courtyard design will be featured in an exhibition at MoMA this summer, including two entries by GSD faculty. 

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SsD, the firm led by Jinhee Park (Design Critic in Architecture) and John Hong (Adjunct Associate Professor) won four AIA awards for recent work: The White Block Gallery, featured in Metropolis Magazine, won both a regional AIA New England Design Award as well as an Honor Award for Design Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). 8 Towers, part of the Ordos 100 project, andIsland of Water, a landscape urbanism project in Incheon, Korea both won BSA Unbuilt Architecture Awards with the latter project taking the highest Honor Award in that category.

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A GSD team has been invited by the Politecnico di Milano to participate at the Bocconi University “Urban Campus” International Competition. Led by Professor Joan Busquets and  Professor Hashim Sarkis, the design team includes Stefano Andreani (MDesS ’13), Federico de Molfetta (MDesS ’13), and Xing Xiong (MArch II ’12) and will compete with nine international teams.

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Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced that its first Distinguished Executive in Residence for the Real Estate Academic Initiative (REAI) will be Gerald D. Hines, the internationally renowned real estate developer.

Two conversations will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at the GSD: Creative Collaboration:  An Overview of the Hines and Robert A.M. Stern Architects Project Portfolio at 1:00 p.m. and Evolution of an Investment Builder: How a House Renovation in 1956 Lead to the Creation of a Global Firm at 6:00 p.m.

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