In a profile in Harvard Magazine, professor of urban planning Ann Forsyth talks about why she’s taken up biking and why, in order to improve cities, she feels it’s necessary to look to the suburbs.
Read the “Harvard Portrait.”
Loeb fellows and GSD faculty are applying their talents to the challenges of revitalizing Detroit in the Detroit Works Project. Toni Griffin (LF 1998 and adjunct associate professor of urban planning) led the Detroit Works’ technical team and Dan Pitera (LF 2005 and associate professor of architecture), director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center, oversaw community outreach. Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism contributed to landscape, ecology and open space planning. Read "Stepping Up for the Future of Detroit" in the LOEBlog.
Architectural Record’s “Editor’s Picks: Best Architecture of 2012” is studded with GSD stars. Here’s the list of their projects that “defined the year in design.”