Eve Blau presents “Mapping Hybrid Urban Conditions in Postsocialist Europe” at UC Berkeley on November 1 in the MAPPING AND ITS DISCONTENTS SYMPOSIUM.
Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design) will deliver the main lecture on urbanism and lansdcape at the annual INFONAVIT Conference in Mexico.
Ecosistema Urbano, the firm of Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo (both design critics in urban planning and design), just won the Silver Award of the Taipei International Design Award 2013 in the Public Space Design category . Their "Energy carousel" is the creative embodiment of a more sustainable approach to urbanism.
Research and collaboration is front and center at the GSD, and these days, it’s moving design forward into areas never before ventured. The Design Robotics Group (DRG), a research unit that looks at the role of material processes and systems in the built environment, and the Responsive Environments and Artifacts Lab (REAL), have delved into the world of science through their innovative partnership with the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, which includes GSD professors Ed Eigen and Timothy Hyde, has launched a new digital platform at http://www.we-aggregate.org/.
Alex Krieger (professor of urban design) envisions Boston's future enhanced by a new public transit ring. He gave some advice to the new mayor in "12 plans for Mayor Walsh’s new Boston" in the Boston Sunday Globe.
Florian Idenburg’s (associate professor of architecture) firm SO – IL completed the installation of Spiky - a canopy made of expanded metal mesh - in the Beijing Olympic Park. Spiky was rpart of the 5th China International Architectural Biennial 2012 in Beijing, with installations by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Herzog & de Meuron and Zaha Hadid.
Preston Scott Cohen and Ingeborg Rocker are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman in Belgrade November 11 and 12.
Niall Kirkwood, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology, presented in late October 2013 at the International Forum in Beijing, China on the theme of the "Landscape Architecture of Tomorrow".