Niall Kirkwood, GSD Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology presented the opening lecture in a new public civic initiative offered by the Landscape Academy for the General Public.
Niall Kirkwood, GSD Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology, presented in June 2013 at the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Biennial Conference in Ulsan, Korea on the Theme of "Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Economy". The conference was organized by chair Professor H. S. Park, University of Ulsan and Professor Marian Chertow of Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and was hosted by the University of Ulsan.
Although the response by the Pritzker jury to Women in Design’s petition - to acknowledge the work of Robert Venturi’s wife and creative partner Denise Scott Brown - was disappointing, the Harvard GSD group is not going to give up. And it’s expanding its efforts to keep a spotlight on the issue of equity in the design fields with its new Design for Equality website.
.Aspiring urban design and planning students are engaged in a six-week miniature studio as part of this summer’s Career Discovery program. Developed for high school graduates of any age or background, the program is meant to help students discern the next step in their careers
Charles Waldheim (John E. Irving professor and chair of landscape architcture), and Andrea Hansen (lecturer of landscape architecture) recently curated an exhbition titled Composite Landscapes at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It's on view through September 2.
Charles Waldheim (John E. Irving professor and chair of the department of landscape architecture) recently presented at the Thinking the Contemporary Landscape - Positions & Oppositions international conference in Hanover, Germany.
After more than 20 years of service former GSD Dean Alan A. Altshuler retired in May 2013, and a celebration was held in his honor on June 7 at the Taubman Building.
Harvard’s ability to foster innovation has long been a core strength of the university, never more so than today. President Faust's mission to create One Harvard is spurring greater collaboration across schools, disciplines and facilities, and the GSD is at the forefront of the explosion of creativity.
Michael Kubo (MArch '06), Mark Pasnik (MDesS '95) and Chris Grimley curators of pinkcomma gallery, publish "Archive," a book that catalogues fifty-seven projects of the nineteen Design Biennial Boston winners--which include 25 GSD alumni and/or faculty.
In the Life of Cities, edited by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi and published by Lars Müller, has been named one of the 50 best designed books of 2012 by Design Observer.