Faculty: Archive

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.

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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

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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.

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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.”

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