Faculty: Archive

Gareth Doherty, Lecturer in Landscape and Urban Planning and Design, has been awarded Coolidge First-step Funds for Harvard-Brazil Faculty Engagement from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies for research on urban ecology and color in Brazil. 

 

 

 




ArcWatch features a conversation with Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning Carl Steinitz about his forthcoming book Framework for Geodesign. Read the full interview.



A diverse project team of Harvard experts led by Spiro Pollalis, GSD professor and director of the Zofnass Program, and Andreas GeorgouliasGSD Lecturer and Zofnass Research Director, has released a tool for evaluating infrastructure projects of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits. Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette.



Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards. Among the recipients are GSD faculty Mack Scogin and Chris Reed

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Rosetta Elkin, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, is the recipient of the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Fellowship is awarded competitively on an annual basis, and is intended to recognize and foster emerging design educators whose work embodies the potentials for landscape as a medium of design in the public realm. A jury comprised of leading figures from the Harvard GSD faculty including the incumbent Kiley Fellow took part in the selection process. The Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship builds upon the GSD’s history of pedagogic innovation as well as the Department of Landscape Architecture’s century of leadership in landscape education.

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Michael Hooper, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, and his colleague Leonard Ortolano at Stanford have published results from their research on slum dweller mobilization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Their recent paper, in the journal Environment and Urbanization, examines factors motivating slum dweller participation in physically and politically risky social movement activities. The research looked at grassroots mobilization around a large-scale eviction in the city's Kurasini ward. The study's results suggest that the dynamics of participatory decision making are more complex than usually assumed by planners, policymakers and community organizers alike. 

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