Rosetta Sarah Elkin, the 2012-2013 GSD Daniel Urban Kiley Fellow in Landscape Architecture is awarded a research grant for Cultivating Scale: Planting the Desert.
Students of the Disaster Field Lab: Creating Resilient Cities proved their mettle Monday, May 13, as they showcased projects with practical implications for intervention and future planning in the communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. Attended by a jury that included Loeb Fellows, GSD faculty, disaster experts and community representatives, they displayed the innovation, creativity, social awareness and problem-solving abilities for which the GSD is famous.
Nancy Slotnick writes in the Huffington Post blog that Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) “literally wrote the book on the POPS”—Publicly Owned Private Spaces—and that talking with him saved her business. Read about it in “How POPS Changed My Life.”
Kayden is quoted in another recent Huff Post article “After Oklahoma Tornado, To Rebuild Or Not To Rebuild.”
Allen Sayegh's (adjunct associate professor of architectural technology) firm INVIVIA has won the inaugural Creative City Challenge to produce a major public interactive art project in the city of Minneapolis.
Professor Toshiko Mori honored with the Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit in New York City.
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Pierre Bélanger has been honored PhD cum laude by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
Rahul Mehrotra Architects (RMA) awarded the sustainable architecture gold medal prize for housing project Hathigaon: Housing for Mahouts and their Elephants.
The Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) has recently announced their 2013 Honor and Merit awards with many Harvard Graduate School of Design alumni and faculty among the winners.
The Architectural League of New York awards Luis Callejas, GSD Design Critic in Landscape Architecture, the 2013 Architectural League Prize.
Students in Joyce Rosenthal’s (assistant professor of urban planning) option studio Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab are examining how New York City’s coastal communities can emerge from the devastation of last fall’s superstorm Sandy stronger and more resilient than before.