Farshid Moussavi’s (professor of architecture) firm FMA has won a competition to design a residential complex at Jardins de la Lironde in Montpellier, France.
Jerold Kayden advises a measured response to the Marathon bombings and serves as a voice for preserving the “public-ness” of public space even as public attention is focussed on security. His reflections and those of other Harvard analysts appear in “How the attack affects our lives” in the Harvard Gazette.
The GSD exhibit “Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul” curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design) has traveled to the Van Alen Institute. On April 25 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a launch of the book Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch ‘96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.
The recent Putting Public Space in its Place conference brought scholars, practitioners, and activists together to discuss and debate public spaces.