Krzysztof Wodiczko’s (professor in residence in art, design, and the public domain) Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, a project designed with Julian Bonder, was recently nominated for the 2013 European Union Mies van der Rohe Prize.
“Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary” lives on in Places with an essay by Jill Desimini (assistant professor of landscape architecture). The exhibit, which ran through December 19 at the GSD, looks back at the historical roots of mapmaking and forward to anticipate the potential of new technologies. The images now in the Places gallery are descriptive, ingenious and beautiful.
“(Re)Mapping Health,” a new interdisciplinary initiative of the GSD and the School of Public Health was launched last week with support from the President's January Innovation Fund.
Robert Pietrusko’s (lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design) work is being shown in a group exhibition at the Akademie Der Kunste in Berlin, Feb. 1 through March 24.
Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) is happy to shake things up, especially if the result is more livable and accessible cities. He is on Next City’s 2012 Disruption Index, a list of “77 people, places and ideas that have changed cities this year.”
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.”