GSD faculty and alumni were among the 2013 honors recipients in a recent announcement by The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, Jeffrey Schnapp (director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, faculty director of metaLAB and visiting professor in architecture) has been answering that question with the help of students, librarians and library users of all stamps in the Library Test Kitchen.
Read “The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard” in the Boston Globe.
Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) Flux City studio was recently featured on Urban Omnibus. The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY’s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges.
Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski
Dean Mohsen Mostfavi was in Bangalore earlier this month to talk about “ecological urbanism” and a more ethical future for our cities. Read an interview he gave to the Times of India.
Latest issue of Landscape Architecture journal featuring GSD students and professors questions how a focus on landscape can transform traditional conceptions of infrastructure.
The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts has announced its 2013 Grants to Individuals, and 7 of the 60 awards this year are going to GSD faculty and alums.
GSD Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment presented “Urbanization in China: Process and Challenges."
Following the recent devastating tornado in Oklahoma Joyce Klein Rosenthal (assistant professor of urban planning) has been thinking about optimal rebuilding processes and outcomes. In an interview with the Harvard Gazette, she talks about the meaning of resiliency and the attributes that help communities rebound. Read “Up from the ruins, slowly.”
On May 10, Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design) moderated the Instrumentality of Design in the Latin American City during the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies advisory committee weekend in Santiago, Chile. The symposium brought together a multi-disciplinary group of Harvard faculty and speakers from throughout Latin America.
Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) has released La Nueva Villa Getty detailing the 12-year expansion and transformation of the Getty Villa in Malibu by Machado and Silvetti Associates. The richly illustrated monograph offers a comprehensive graphic record of a complex project.