Andreas Georgoulias (lecturer in architecture and research director of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure) kicked off the holiday season with a research presentation at the 3rd International Architectural Conservation Conference in Dubai earlier this month.
Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch ’02) and John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch ‘96) are in the Architectural Record “2012 Design Vanguard.” The honor comes right on the heels of a Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award for their White Block Gallery.
In the Community Innovation Lab, guided by Michael Hooper (assistant professor of urban planning) and Susan Crawford( visiting Stanton professor of the First Amendment), GSD and HKS students teamed up with three community groups in Boston and the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics to make “big ideas” a reality in the Dudley and Upham’s Corner neighborhoods.
Farshid Moussavi (professor of architecture) is a finalist for the competition to design a new science museum and educational center in Moscow.
Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) joined colleagues from FEMA, MGH, the Harvard Center for the Environment and FAS for a HSPH forum and webcast called “Big Weather and Coastal Cities: Resilience in the Face of Disaster,” moderated by Huffington Post senior writer Tom Zeller Jr.
Read about the forum in “Lessons for the next Sandy” in the Harvard Gazette.
Florian Idenburg’s (adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO-Il is part of a partnership selected to compete for the creation of the new Shrem Museum of Art at U.C. Davis.
A team of Harvard students has won the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association 2012 Student Project Award. James Cody Birkey (MDesS ’13) and Jaemin Ha (MAUD ’12) collaborated with Mukul Bafana (HBS) and Laura Bishop (HLS) on the Mumbai Port Redevelopment project.
Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) presented the keynote speech at a celebration to launch the Elemental/Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual, in Santiago, Chile, on November 26. The book by architect Alejandro Aravena (design critic ‘00-04) and engineer Andrew Iacobelli details 12 years of extraordinary success engaging local communities in a novel program of social housing for the most disenfranchised sectors of the population.