Harvard GSD: Faculty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu Neil Brenner announces new publication http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/neil-brenner-announces-new-publication.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/neil-brenner.html">Neil Brenner</a> (professor of urban theory and director of the Urban Theory Lab) has just published a new edited volume, <em>Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization</em> (Berlin: Jovis, 2014).&nbsp; Through classic and contemporary essays, including one by <a href="http://www.urbantheorylab.net/people/nikos-katsikis/">Nikos Katsikis</a> (DDes candidate &lsquo;14), the book explores the various theoretical, epistemological and political implications of Henri Lefebvre&rsquo;s claim<strong> </strong>that "society has been completely urbanized." DDes/PhD News 562863 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Diane Davis and Onesimo Flores Dewey win outstanding author award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/diane-davis-and-onesimo-flores-dewey-win-outstanding-author.html A chapter coauthored by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/diane-davis.html">Diane Davis</a> (professor of urbanism and development) and Onesimo Flores Dewey (lecturer and senior researcher) was named an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2014 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.&nbsp;&ldquo;How to Defeat an Urban Megaproject. Lessons from Mexico City Airport Controversy,&rdquo; which appeared in <em>Research in Urban Sociology</em> last year, was called "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2013" by the Emerald Group Publishing Editors. Faculty News 562855 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD team presents new affordable housing types for Brazilian cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-presents-new-affordable-housing-types-for-brazilian.html An interdisciplinary team of students led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a> (associate professor of urban design) and Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro (lecturer in urban design and MAUD '12) is working on new housing prototypes for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Ryley Poblete ( MArch II), Maynard Leon ( MArch I / MUP), Ana Victoria Ciari, Miguel Lopez Melendez&nbsp; and Long Zuo (all MAUD) are exploring how mixed income blocks can incorporate income diversity into the affordable housing market. Architecture News 562827 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Graduate Students Receive Award at Department of Energy http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/graduate-students-receive-award-at-department-of-energy.html Harvard's team of graduate students competing in the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Case Competition was recognized as presenting the "most innovative" proposal for their recommendations to improve energy efficiency in quick service restaurants. David Henning (MUP), Brian Vargo (MDesS), and Arta Yazdanseta (MDesS) from the Graduate School of Design worked on the project Faculty News 562829 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Sea Worthy: Joyce Rosenthal on preparing Boston for climate change http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sea-worthy-joyce-rosenthal-on-preparing-boston-for-climate.html The <em>Boston Globe Sunday Magazine</em> took a cold hard look at the city, what we can expect and what we need to do to prepare for the eventuality of sea-level rise and storm surge. The author looked to <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Klein Rosenthal</a> (assistant professor of urban design) for an expert view of changes necessary to protect Boston. Faculty News 562814 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Student team critical for Infrastructure 360 Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/student-team-critical-for-infrastructure-360-awards.html <p>A remarkable interdisciplinary team of 12 students representing all GSD departments worked with <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a> (research director of the <a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/zofnass/">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Architecture</a>) to implement the Infrastructure 360 Awards. Students in the master in design studies risk and resilience, architecture, urban design and landscape architecture programs conducted detailed project assessments to uncover the most outstanding entries.</p> Alumni News 562811 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Work of Somatic Collaborative featured in new publication http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/work-of-somatic-collaborative-featured-in-new-publication.html A collection of drawings from Somatic Collaborative, the design practice of Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design<strong>)</strong> and Anthony Acciavatti (MArch &lsquo;09), were published in <em>Globalized Water: A Question of Governance</em>. The volume is a unique scientific exploration of contemporary water management models and government issues. Alumni News 562775 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Sergio Lopez-Pineiro awarded Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sergio-lopez-pineiro-awarded-kiley-fellowship.html Sergio Lopez-Pineiro will receive the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/landscape-architecture/kiley-teaching-fellowship.html">2014-2015 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture,</a> which recognizes and fosters emerging design educators. Faculty News 562771 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Macau: Cross-border Cities exhibition opens in Hong Kong http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/macau-cross-border-cities-exhibition-opens-in-hong-kong.html Research and proposals by students of the fall 2013 &ldquo;Macau: Cross-border Cities&rdquo; <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01601-fall-2013.html">option studio</a> are currently appearing in an exhibition at the Architecture School of Chinese University of Hong Kong. The studio, led by Christopher Lee (associate professor in practice of urban design)&nbsp;and teaching associate Simon Whittle, was the second of the 3-year research and design study on the future of the Chinese city, the AECOM Project on China. Faculty News 562750 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Luis Callejas and Lukas Pauer on models, ruins and power http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-and-lukas-pauer-on-models-ruins-and-power.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) and Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) have recently co-authored an article entitled &ldquo;Diving head first&rdquo; in the first issue of <em>We live in models</em>, a multi-part publication of architectural theory about models, ruins and power. Alumni News 562745 Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Students Fill Key Research Roles in Two Major Projects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/students-fill-key-research-roles-in-two-major-projects.html The Health and Places Initiative&mdash;a joint project between the GSD and the Harvard School of Public Health&mdash;and a wide ranging project on housing policies in Mexico are 2 major research efforts moving forward under the leadership of UPD faculty with important contributions from MUP students. Faculty News 562711 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400 De Blasio taps Mitchell Silver as NY Parks Commissioner http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/de-blasio-taps-mitchell-silver-as-ny-parks-commissioner.html Mayor de Blasio has <span>selected&nbsp;</span>an innovative leader in urban planning and design, <strong>Mitch Silver </strong>(lecturer in housing and urbanization), to be Commissioner of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. Faculty News 562698 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Professor Gary Hilderbrand lectures in Athens, Greece http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-gary-hilderbrand-lectures-in-athens-greece.html Professor Gary Hilderbrand lectures on his firm's work and its relationship to his research on the urban forest canopy, on February 17th, in Athens, Greece. Faculty News 562706 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Machado and Silvetti wins contract for Vietnamese-German University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/machado-and-silvetti-wins-contract-for-vietnamese-german.html Machado and Silvetti Associates (Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s firm) has been named general design planner for the new model campus of Vietnamese-German University in the B&igrave;nh Duong province of Vietnam. MSA will be both master planner for the campus and design architect for 3.5 million square feet of laboratories, classrooms, food-courts, sports halls, administrative spaces and dormitories for 12 thousand students. The appointment is the result of an international competition held in 2013. Alumni News 562696 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 The rewards of regional cooperation: Rahul Mehrotra in Pakistan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-rewards-of-regional-cooperation-rahul-mehrotra-in-pakistan.html <strong><strong></strong></strong> <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (professor of urban planning, chairman of the Department of Urban Planning And Design and faculty of South Asia Institute) expected to give a lecture in Karachi, Pakistan, about regional affinities and mutual learning and engage in discussion with a modest audience. By the time of his talk, the event had grown to a 3-day conference, and countries throughout South Asia sent representatives. There&rsquo;s a hunger for his message of shared history, culture and cooperation.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a class="target-blank" href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/03/the-bright-side-of-pakistan/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=03.18.daily%201">The Bright Side of Pakistan</a>&rdquo; in the <em>Harvard Gazette.<br /><br /><em>Photo by Justin Stern</em><br /></em></p> Faculty News 562079 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Richard Peiser to give UDIA keynote address in Brisbane on March 26 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-peiser-to-give-udia-keynote-address-in-brisbane-on-march.html Richard Peiser, Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at GSD, is scheduled to give the keynote address at the <span class="target-blank">National Congress of the Urban Development Institute of Australia</span> (UDIA) in Brisbane on March &nbsp;26, 2014.&nbsp; Faculty News 562074 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:00:00 -0400 Ann Whiteside honored for SAHARA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ann-whiteside-honored-for-sahara.html <strong>Ann Whiteside</strong> (librarian and assistant dean for information resources) was awarded the Nancy De Laurier Award from the Visual Resources Association on March 13th. The award honors an achievement of global significance for the image community, the <strong>SAHARA digital archive of architectural images</strong> Faculty News 562070 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Stoss and SHoP rise to the top in Connected City Design Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-and-shop-rise-to-the-top-in-connected-city-design.html A vision created by Chris Reed&rsquo;s firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism in collaboration with SHoP Architects has been selected as the jury&rsquo;s choice in the Dallas Connected City Design Challenge, initiated to reunite downtown Dallas and the Trinity River. GSD alums Amy Whitesides (MLA '12), Mariusz Klemens (MAUD '12) and Ellen Garrett (MLA '13) were on the Stoss team. Alumni News 562065 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400 MDesS students win low-energy design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdess-students-win-low-energy-design-competition.html Two GSD student teams recently won first-place awards in the 2013-14&nbsp;NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Net-Zero Energy Design Competition. &nbsp;&nbsp;The competition called for low-energy, high aesthetic architectural designs supported by energy simulation analysis for a variety of building types in Holyoke, Mass. Alumni News 562057 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Mining her success: Xiaoxuan Lu gives Yixi talk http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mining-her-success-xiaoxuan-lu-gives-yixi-talk.html Xiaoxuan Lu (MLA &rsquo;12) has become a bit of a celebrity as a result of her <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-keynote-lecture-for-re-calibrating.html">YIXI</a>&nbsp;talk (similar to TED Talks), combining her <a href="http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k95375&amp;pageid=icb.page586309">Penny White Fund research</a> and her <a href="http://www.asla.org/2012studentawards/124.html">ASLA award-winning thesis.</a> Alumni News 562060 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori Architect wins two AIA New York Merit Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-architecture-wins-aia-new-york-merit-awards.html <a class="target-blank target-blank" title="Toshiko Mori Architect" href="http://www.tmarch.com/">Toshiko Mori Architect</a> receives two 2014 AIA New York Chapter Merit Awards for the projects <em>House in Ghent</em> and <em>Sinthian Cultural Center and Artists' Residence</em>. Faculty News 562047 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD team finalist for Hines Student Urban Design Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-hines-student-urban-design-competition.html Five GSD students spent J-Term preparing their entry for the Urban Land Institute&rsquo;s 2014 Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition and were rewarded with the news that they made it to the final round. The GSD team&ndash;Mikhail Thomas Grinwald (MArch), team leader Wajeha Qureshi (MDesS), PG-Human Smit (MUD), Aliza Sovani (MLA) and Sonja Vangjeli (MLA), advised by faculty adviser Richard Peiser&ndash; is 1 of four out of 163 in North America invited to compete for the grand prize. Architecture News 562045 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Hashim Sarkis on getting to a better Beirut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hashim-sarkis-on-getting-to-a-better-beirut.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/a-hashim-sarkis.html">Hashim Sarkis</a> (Aga Khan professor of landscape architecture and urbanism in Muslim societies)&nbsp;hopes Beirut can learn from the experience of other cities in mediating between modernization and historic preservation for the city&rsquo;s decision about constructing the Fouad Boutros Bridge in Ashrafieh. Engaging community and innovative problem solving are essential, he comments in the <em>Daily Star</em>. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2014/Mar-05/249248-ashrafieh-opposes-a-bridge-too-far.ashx#axzz2v16cR2Yy">Ashrafieh opposes a bridge too far</a>.&rdquo; Faculty News 562038 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Spark Grant awarded to Michael Van Valkenburgh for GSD master class http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/spark-grant-awarded-to-professor-van-valkenburgh-for-gsd-master.html Michael Van Valkenburgh, <span>the Charles Eliot Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture,</span>&nbsp;has received a Spark Grant from the Harvard Institute for Teaching and Learning (HILT) to suport development of a new master class. Faculty News 562009 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Rapid response: GSD team’s Tohoku Recovery competition win http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rapid-response-gsd-team-s-tohoku-recovery-competition-win.html <p class="yiv9060365212msonormal">A team of GSD students, led by Kristen Hunter (DDes) and advised by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a> (professor of urban planning and design), traveled to Japan this month to collect an award, meet with officials and tour the Tohoku region devastated by compound disasters in 2011.&nbsp;</p> DDes/PhD News 561994 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Faculty Brownfield Book in Translations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-brownfield-book-in-translations.html Professor Niall Kirkwood's publication, co-authored by Justin Hollander and Julia Gold, is translated by Xiaodi Zeng (MLA '00) and published by China Architecture &amp; Building Press Inc of Beijing. Faculty News 561990 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 The architect as storyteller: students envision a new Menokin plantation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-architect-as-storyteller-students-envision-a-new-menokin.html <span>The ruins of the 18</span><span>th</span><span>&nbsp;century Menokin plantation are poised for rebirth, nurtured by the creative efforts of Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) his firm Machado and Silvetti and students of the spring 2013 studio, &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201240&amp;course=STU-01314-00">Ruins, Memory and the Imagination</a><span>.&rdquo; Student projects are currently featured in an exhibit at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond through April 27.</span> Architecture News 561989 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 DRG soars at 2014 Cevisama http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/drg-soars-at-2014-cevisama.html <p>Floating <span>overhead</span>&nbsp;like a giant pair of wings at the 2014 Cevisama exhibition is a ceramic structure created by the GSD Design Robotics Group. It&rsquo;s a mock-up of a structural ceramic and concrete shell system being developed in collaboration with the Institute for Structural Design at TU Graz, Austria.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 561986 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Luis Callejas’s work exhibited at Pinkcomma Gallery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-s-work-exhibited-at-pinkcomma-gallery.html Luis Callejas&rsquo;s work will be exhibited at the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" title="Pinkcomma " href="http://www.pinkcomma.com/">Pinkcomma Gallery</a>&nbsp;in Boston, MA beginning February 20. Faculty News 561979 Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Rocker-Lange architects release design for the Hong Kong & Shenzhen bi-city biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-ingeborg-rocker-and-her-office-rocker-lange.html Rocker-Lange Architects are participating in this year&rsquo;s Hong Kong &amp; Shenzhen Biennale with their research project entitled &ldquo;The Ideal City of refigured Civic Space.&rdquo; The project will be on display until February 28th 2014 and is located in the Kwung Tong Pier. Faculty News 561954 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Professor Spiro Pollalis gives the main keynote address at the Jubail 2nd City Planning Forum 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/prof-spiro-pollalis-gives-the-main-keynote-address-at-the-jubail.html Professor Spiro Pollalis gives the main keynote address during the Jubail 2nd City Planning Forum 2014. Faculty News 561932 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Professor Susan Fainstein to speak at Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-susan-fainstein-to-speak-at-centre-for-liveable-cities.html <p>On February 27 Professor Susan Fainstein will speak at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore.</p> Faculty News 561927 Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Rahul Mehrotra featured in Section Cut launch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-featured-in-section-cut-launch.html <em>Section Cut</em>, a new website of resources for design students, emerging practitioners and design educators,&nbsp;recently launched its new &ldquo;Giants!&rdquo; series with a <a href="http://sectioncut.com/brains/giants/">profile</a> of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (chair and professor of urban planning and design). Alumni News 561906 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc., awarded the American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-associates-inc-awarded-the-american.html <span class="target-blank">Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.</span>, is awarded the <span class="target-blank">American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design</span> for their design transformation of the Brooklyn Bridge Park project Faculty News 561903 Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Niall Kirkwood presents keynote lecture for ‘Re-calibrating Bangkok’s Infrastructure’ http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-keynote-lecture-for-re-calibrating.html In January 2014, Niall Kirkwood, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Technology presented a keynote lecture in the symposium <em>Re-Calibrating Bangkok's Infrastructure</em>, as well as participated in the symposium workshop<em></em> Faculty News 561869 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Nathan King at University of Innsbruck's Institute for Structure and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nathan-king-presents-the-results-of-his-course-innovation-in.html Nathan King (Fall 2013 Instructor of Architecture and DDes &rsquo;14) presented the results of the course relating to&nbsp;<strong><em>Innovation in Ceramics and The Future of Architectural Applications,&nbsp;</em>during the</strong>&nbsp;<strong><em>Form|Rule|RuleForm</em>&nbsp;symposium on&nbsp;<em>Self-organizing forms and processes&nbsp;</em></strong>at the University of Innsbruck Institute for Structure and Deign, Innsbruck Austria. DDes/PhD News 561866 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty at Contemporary South Asian City Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-at-contemporary-south-asian-city-conference.html The current explosive growth of South Asian cities was the impetus for the <a href="http://southasiainstitute.harvard.edu/contemporary-south-asian-city-conference/">Contemporary South Asian City Conference</a> this month in Karachi, Pakistan, where Rahul Mehrotra (chair and professor of urban planning and design) gave the first guest lecture, titled &ldquo;Kinetic City.&rdquo; He was attending as part of a Harvard team that included Spiro Pollalis (Professor of Design, Technology and Management) and Justin D. Stern (PhD student in urban planning and design), as well as representatives from the School of Public Health, South Asia Institute (a co-sponsor of the conference) and Harvard Medical School. DDes/PhD News 561872 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Finding Opportunity in Disaster: GSD team wins Toyo University academic competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/finding-opportunity-in-disaster-gsd-team-wins-toyo-university.html <span>A GSD urban planning team&rsquo;s hopeful vision of a sustainable and resilient future for the Tohoku region of Japan - devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011 - has earned first prize in Toyo University&rsquo;s Tohoku Recovery invitational academic competition. Maria Ignacia Arrasate (MDes), Elise Baudon (MUP), Natalia Gaerlan (MUP), Karina Gilbert (MAUD) and Trevor Johnson (MUP) collaborated on a team led by Kristen Hunter (DDes) and advised by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design). They will be traveling to Japan in February to receive the $10,000 award for their project &ldquo;Here Today, Here Tomorrow.&rdquo;</span> DDes/PhD News 561857 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen’s Datong Library noted as one of ten significant projects to be completed in 2014 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-s-datong-library-noted-as-one-of-ten.html Azure Magazine lists <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html" target="_blank">Professor Preston Scott Cohen</a>&rsquo;s Datong Library as one of ten significant projects to watch for in 2014. Architecture News 561775 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Michael Hooper publishes on the politics of renting in African urban development http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-publishes-on-the-politics-of-renting-in-african.html <p>Michael Hooper, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the GSD, publishes article on the&nbsp;politics of renting and its relationship to urban development in Africa.</p> Faculty News 561740 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Harvard team to travel to Pakistan for Urbanization Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-team-to-travel-to-pakistan-for-urbanization-conference.html <p>Professors Rahul Mehrotra, Spiro Pollalis and PhD candidate Justin D. Stern will travel to Karachi, Pakistan alongside a team of Harvard scholars, students and doctors to participate in the Contemporary South Asian City Conference (Pakistan Urban Forum) from January 9-12.</p> DDes/PhD News 561721 Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Rosetta Elkin and Michael Van Valkenburgh investigate Structures of Coastal Resilience: The Ocean State http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-and-michael-van-valkenburgh-investigate-structures.html As part of a grant from the Rockefeller Center and the US Army Corps of Engineers, four teams representing four academic institutions (Harvard, Penn, Princeton and CUNY)&nbsp;are critically examining the various methods of response and reaction to shifting littoral regions along the Northeast coast. Faculty News 561641 Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:00:00 -0500 Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee share their design for a dream vacation home as part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sharon-johnston-and-mark-lee-share-their-design-for-a-dream.html As part of Christian Bourdais' "Solo Houses" experiment, alumni and visiting critics Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee develop Casa Johnston Marklee in the Los Puertos de Beceite nature reserve of Spain. Faculty News 561695 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Talking work with Herman Hertzberger http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/talking-work-with-herman-hertzberger.html Herman Hertzberger met recently with GSD students of the course <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01303-00-fall-2013.html"><strong>Workspheres</strong></a> to discuss what happens when buildings designed to be redesigned by their users are no longer used. Architecture News 561682 Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Participatory Promise: Antony Gormley at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd.html <p><em>By Hope Hardesty, MLA '14</em></p> <p>For the last major lecture of the fall semester, the <strong>Margaret McCurry Lecture in Design Arts</strong>, the GSD community enjoyed an evening with celebrated British sculptor and installation artist Antony Gormley. Gormley creates spaces that encourage active participation with art rather than passive observation, calling into question the exclusivity of art along with art&rsquo;s relationship to design.&nbsp;<br /><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd-2/"><br />Read on at the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> <em>Image: Antony Gormley&rsquo;s One &amp; Other, produced by Artichoke, 2009. Photo copyright Matthew Andrews.</em> Faculty News 561657 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to edit JAE issue on CRISIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-edit-jae-issue-on-crisis.html <a title="Timothy Hyde GSD Profile" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Associate Professor Timothy Hyde</a> will be the guest editor of an issue of the <a href="https://www.acsa-arch.org/acsa-press/journal-of-architectural-education/submit-to-jae/current-calls/submit-to-69-1"><em>Journal of Architectural Education</em></a> on the theme of Crisis. Faculty News 561654 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -0500 GSD and Bergamo University launch Smart[er] Citizens collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-and-bergamo-university-launch-smart-er-citizens.html The <strong>Smart[er] Citizens</strong> research and teaching collaboration between the GSD and Bergamo University has launched with a one-week design workshop in Bergamo, Italy. The workshop's strategic analysis of Bergamo will form the basis for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/sci-06371-spring-2014.html">Smart[er] Cities&nbsp;</a>course being offered in the 2014 spring semester by Nashid Nabian. Alumni News 561653 Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Loebs and GSD faculty and students introduce Laufen Manifesto for Humane Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsd-faculty-and-students-introduce-laufen-manifesto.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8T3A4wcDWDY?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p>Design scholars and practitioners from around the world just released the <strong>Laufen Manifesto for a Humane Design Culture</strong>. They went public in a video that includes the voices of: <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andres-lepik.html">Andres Lepik</a> (LF &rsquo;12), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (chair of urban planning and design), Christian Werthmann (former chair of department of landscape architecture), Martin Rauch (Austrian artist who collaborated on the Mudworks installation), Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14, Loeblogger and chair of Women in Development) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anna-heringer.html">Anna Heringer</a> (LF &rsquo;12), along with many others. <a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV"><br /></a></p> <p><a href="http://wp.me/p2rZWU-1XV">Learn more</a> about the principles they espouse.</p> Architecture News 561359 Sun, 01 Dec 2013 21:30:00 -0500 Felipe Correa to speak on urbanism and landscape at INFONAVIT Symposium http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-to-speak-on-urbanism-and-landscape-at-infonavit.html Felipe Correa (associate professor of urban design) will deliver the main lecture on urbanism and lansdcape at the&nbsp;annual INFONAVIT Conference in Mexico. Faculty News 560311 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Eve Blau presents “Mapping Hybrid Urban Conditions in Postsocialist Europe” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-presents-mapping-hybrid-urban-conditions-in.html Eve Blau presents &ldquo;Mapping Hybrid Urban Conditions in Postsocialist Europe&rdquo; at UC Berkeley on November 1 in the MAPPING AND ITS DISCONTENTS SYMPOSIUM. Faculty News 560398 Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Ecosistema Urbano wins silver Taipei Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ecosistema-urbano-wins-silver-taipei-award.html Ecosistema<em> </em>Urbano, the firm of Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo (both design critics in urban planning and design), just won the<strong> Silver Award</strong>&nbsp;of the&nbsp;<strong>Taipei International Design Award 2013</strong>&nbsp;in the Public Space Design category&nbsp;. Their "Energy carousel" is the creative embodiment of a more sustainable approach to urbanism. Faculty News 559918 Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Professor Rahul Mehrotra to give keynote talk in Munich http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-rahul-mehrotra-to-give-keynote-talk-in-munich.html Faculty News 559360 Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Hyde and Eigen's Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative launches new web platform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hyde-and-eigen-s-aggregate-architectural-history-collaborative.html <span><span>The Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,&nbsp;</span>which includes GSD professors&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>,&nbsp;<span>has launched a new digital platform at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">http://www.we-aggregate.org/</a><span>.</span><span><br /></span> Architecture News 558649 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0500 Alex Krieger on the new new Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alex-krieger-on-the-new-new-boston.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alex-krieger.html">Alex Krieger</a> (professor of urban design) envisions Boston's future enhanced by a new public transit ring. He gave some advice to the new mayor in "<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/11/10/public-transit-ring-around-downtown/iB8G1AxN8EJGi49t7jNh2J/story.html">12 plans for Mayor Walsh&rsquo;s new Boston</a>" in the <em>Boston Sunday Globe</em>. Faculty News 558517 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 SO – IL’s Spiky installed in Beijing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-s-spiky-installed-in-beijing.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a> (associate professor of architecture) firm SO &ndash; IL completed the installation of <strong>Spiky</strong> - 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 <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Dean Mohsen Mostafavi</a>, Herzog &amp; de Meuron and Zaha Hadid. Architecture News 558253 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty in motion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-motion.html P<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">reston Scott Cohen</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a> are among the architects and theorists presenting at the conference <strong><a href="http://www.gaf.ni.ac.rs/_news/_info13/ISSUES_EISENMAN_1st%20info.pdf">Issues? Concerning the projects of Peter Eisenman</a></strong> in Belgrade November 11 and 12. Architecture News 558256 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Professor Niall Kirkwood presents at the International Forum in Beijing, China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-niall-kirkwood-presents-at-the-international-forum-in.html <a title="Niall Kirkwood GSD Profile" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/niall-kirkwood.html">Niall Kirkwood</a>, 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". Faculty News 557971 Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:00:00 -0500 Andrea Hansen Named 2013–14 Marie M. Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture at LSU http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrea-hansen-named-2013-14-marie-m-bickham-chair-in-landscape.html Andrea Hansen is named the 2013&ndash;14 Marie M. Bickham Chair in Landscape Architecture at the Louisiana State University College of Art + Design Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture (RRSLA), pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors in December. Faculty News 557839 Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti’s book list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designers-and-books-publishes-professor-jorge-silvetti-s-book.html Book advocate Designers and Books publishes Professor Jorge Silvetti&rsquo;s book list, comprised of 17 titles. Faculty News 556867 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa's work in Quito featured in Ottagono http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-s-work-in-quito-featured-in-ottagono.html Felipe Correa's&nbsp;vision for the Metro de Quito was featured in&nbsp;<em>Ottagono Magazine's</em>&nbsp;<span>September 2013 issue </span>on smart cities (#263). Faculty News 556869 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau lectures on Baku: Oil and Urbanism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-lectures-on-baku-oil-and-urbanism.html Eve Blau lectured on <em>Baku: Oil and</em><em> Urbanism</em> in Oslo on October 17. Faculty News 556595 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Neil Brenner to provide keynote lectures at Oxford University and in New York City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-neil-brenner-to-provide-keynote-lectures-at-oxford.html <p>Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory at the GSD,&nbsp;will give the keynote lectures at the upcoming <strong>Flexible City Symposium</strong> at Oxford University's Future of Cities Institute on 24 October, as well as at the upcoming <strong>Creative Time Summit</strong> in New York City on 25 October.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 555663 Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh featured in Harvard Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-featured-in-harvard-magazine.html Michael Van Valkenburgh is featured in the November-December 2013 issue of <em>Harvard Magazine</em>. Faculty News 555534 Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh, Svetlana Boym and Rem Koolhaas in Moscow Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-in-exhibit-at-moscow-biennale.html &ldquo;Off-Modern: Ruins of the Future,&rdquo; one of the special projects of the <span>Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art,&nbsp;</span>includes work by Allen Sayegh and&nbsp;Rem Koolhaas. Architecture News 554889 Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Andrea Hansen awarded Code for America Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andrea-hansen-awarded-code-for-america-fellowship.html Andrea Hansen, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture is announced a recipient of the 2014 Code for America Fellowship. Faculty News 554865 Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Zaneta Hong awarded for teaching excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaneta-hong-awarded-for-teaching-excellence.html Zaneta Hong is awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence for the spring 2013 semester by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning in cooperation with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education. Faculty News 554735 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD students and faculty receive 2013 ASLA Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-and-faculty-receive-2013-asla-awards.html <span>The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the recipients of the 2013 ASLA Professional and Student Awards, and several GSD students and faculty were among the honorees.</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 553719 Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Kiel Moe publishes book on maximizing the architectural and ecological power of buildings http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kiel-moe-publishes-book-on-maximizing-the-architectural-and.html <em>Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy</em>&nbsp;is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. Architecture News 552468 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Designed experience: Allen Sayegh and Ingeborg Rocker curate Sophia Chang http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designed-experience-allen-sayegh-and-ingeborg-rocker-curate.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor in practice of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker&nbsp;</a><span>(associate professor of architecture) have curated an interactive installation titled &ldquo;Suspense: A womb with a view,&rdquo; by Sophia Chang. The exhibit at Invivia in Cambridge closes with a reception on October 2.</span> Architecture News 552466 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 BSA exhibit features Ingeborg Rocker's winning urban intervention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/woman-in-design-exhibit-features-ingeborg-rocker-s-winning-urban.html <span><span>The work of associate professor&nbsp;</span><a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503824" href="/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>, winner of this year's Women in Design: Urban Interventions competition, is being shown at BSA Space in Boston.</span></span> Alumni News 552470 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler place in International Danube riverfront competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-win-in-international.html <span>Silvia Benedito (assistant professor in landscape architecture), and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch II '04) of OFICINAA won 3rd prize in the international competition to design the Danube riverfront in the city of Ingolstadt, Germany.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 552472 Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD at Buenos Aires Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-buenos-aires-biennale.html <p>GSD denizens represent a strong presence at the upcoming Buenos Aires Biennale: <strong>BienalBA</strong>. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/inaki-abalos.html">Inaki Abalos</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a>, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a> are featured speakers, and <strong>Mehrotra</strong> has won the&nbsp; <strong>Bienal de Arquitectura Internacional</strong> award..</p> Alumni News 551699 Sat, 21 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Erle Ellis’s long view of population growth http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erle-ellis-s-long-view-of-population-growth.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/erle-ellis.html">Erle Ellis</a> just got to the GSD for his stint as visiting associate professor of landscape architecture and he&rsquo;s already making a splash. In an opinion piece for the <em>N.Y. Times</em>, he challenges the conventional wisdom that human population growth is outstripping the earth&rsquo;s ability to provide sustenance. Faculty News 551066 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Richard Peiser and David Hamilton publication receives Silver Award for best real estate book of the year http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/richard-peiser-and-david-hamilton-publication-receives-silver.html Richard Peiser and David Hamilton receive the Silver Award for best real estate book of the year by the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) for <em>Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business, 3<sup>rd</sup> Edition.&nbsp; </em> Faculty News 550301 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Scott Cohen in pursuit of excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/p-scott-cohen-in-pursuit-of-excellence.html <strong><a class="target-blank">Preston Scott Cohen</a></strong><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture)&nbsp;will join other notable design figures selected to present 10 exemplary buildings of the last decade at a symposium <span>&nbsp;September 21&nbsp;</span>at MoMA titled&nbsp;</span><strong>In Pursuit of Architecture.</strong> Architecture News 550299 Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:00 -0400 Celebrating transformative urban design: the Veronica Rudge Green Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/celebrating-transformative-urban-design-the-veronica-rudge-green.html The<strong> 11<sup>th</sup> Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design</strong> has been awarded to two projects in very different parts of the world: Porto, Portugal and Medellin, Colombia. The theme this year, <strong>Transformative Mobility</strong>, goes beyond physical movement to encompass social mobility and the reinvigoration of civic space. Today, as throughout its 27-year history, the Prize celebrates broad design interventions that repair and regenerate cities. Faculty News 551059 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 GSD students imagine the Flux City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-imagine-the-flux-city.html As the world copes with significant climate events, Landscape Architecture is breaking out of its pigeonhole of gardens and grounds and assuming a role as convening discipline for urban problem-solving. Last term&rsquo;s core studio Flux City, led by Chris Reed (HU &rsquo;91, professor of landscape architecture) took sea level rise as its focus, and students creaeted interventions to reverse the vulnerability of Jamaica Bay, NY. Faculty News 550040 Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Carlos Garciavelez takes a stand on future scenarios of urban action in Mexico City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/carlos-garciavelez-takes-a-stand-on-future-scenarios-of-urban.html Carlos Garciavelez (MAUD '12 and Lecturer&nbsp;in Urban Design)&nbsp;takes a stand on the future fields of urban action in Mexico City in his OpEd&nbsp;piece&nbsp;for the&nbsp;current issue of&nbsp;Domus&nbsp;Mexico, "Nuevos&nbsp;campos&nbsp;de&nbsp;accion&nbsp;Urbanistica." Alumni News 549668 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde’s insights on a 1950s phenomenon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tim-hyde-s-insights-on-a-1950s-phenomenon.html <p>For the&nbsp;<em>Boston Globe</em>&nbsp;story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique &nbsp;community and others like it. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/08/19/era-fades-year-old-modernist-lexington-community-designed-walter-gropius-called-five-fields/6ipEQ9PaUi9Y73o4XC7rYJ/story.html">An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington</a>&rdquo; for the story and Hyde&rsquo;s insights.</p> <p><em>Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints &amp; Photographs Division</em></p> Architecture News 547770 Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Airports and churches: the Graham Foundation grantees http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/airports-and-churches-the-graham-foundation-grantees.html <span>An exhibition curated by&nbsp;</span><strong>Sonja D&uuml;mpelmann&nbsp;</strong><span>(associate professor of landscape architecture) and</span><strong>&nbsp;Charles Waldheim&nbsp;</strong><span>(department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by D&uuml;mpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean&nbsp;</span><strong>Mohsen Mostafavi</strong><span>&nbsp;was also tapped for his book&nbsp;</span><em>Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.</em> Architecture News 547605 Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi on design for life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-on-design-for-life.html <span>In an interview with BBC World Service broadcaster Peter Day on new trends in design thinking,&nbsp;GSD dean&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a><span>discusses the GSD's Bauhaus legacy and the inherent links between design, business and entrepreneurship.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01b4nmx">Mostafavi&rsquo;s 3-minute interview</a><span>&nbsp;starts about 16 &frac12; minutes into the story and his comments continue at 25 minutes.</span> DDes/PhD News 546664 Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Sustainable infrastructure: the Zofnass (En)vision http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sustainable-infrastructure-the-zofnass-en-vision.html he largest indoor sport fish hatchery in North America is the first ever recipient of the <strong>Envision</strong><sup>TM</sup> Gold award for sustainable infrastructure. The award ceremony that honored the William Jack Hernandez Fish Hatchery of Anchorage Alaska was the culmination of 6 years of collaboration by the <strong>Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</strong> <strong>at the GSD</strong> with the <strong>Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure</strong> to create a rating system for infrastructure sustainability. It also marked the start of a new phase in implementing the <strong>Envision</strong> standards on a wide scale. Alumni News 546394 Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood presents opening lecture in public civic initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-opening-lecture-in-public-civic.html 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. Faculty News 543882 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood presents on the Theme of "Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Economy" in Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-presents-on-the-theme-of-industrial-ecology.html 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. Faculty News 543881 Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -0400 He said, she said: Women in Design take on Pritzker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/he-said-she-said-women-in-design-take-on-pritzker.html Although the response by the Pritzker jury to Women in Design&rsquo;s petition - to acknowledge the work of Robert Venturi&rsquo;s wife and creative partner Denise Scott Brown - was disappointing, the Harvard GSD group is not going to give up. And it&rsquo;s expanding its efforts to keep a spotlight on the issue of equity in the design fields with its new <a href="http://www.designforequality.org/" target="_blank">Design for Equality</a>&nbsp;website. Architecture News 543755 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Design and planning students dive into Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-and-planning-students-dive-into-career-discovery.html <span>.Aspiring urban design and planning students are engaged in a six-week miniature studio as part of this summer&rsquo;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</span> Alumni News 543757 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim and Andrea Hansen curate Composite Landscapes exhibit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-and-andrea-hansen-curate-the-composite.html <span>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.</span> Faculty News 543259 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 23:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim presents at Thinking the Contemporary Landscape Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-presents-at-thinking-the-contemporary-landscape.html <span>Charles Waldheim (John E. Irving professor and chair of the department of landscape architecture) recently presented at the Thinking the Contemporary Landscape - Positions &amp; Oppositions international conference in Hanover, Germany.</span> Faculty News 543254 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:30:00 -0400 Former GSD Dean Alan A. Altshuler retires, his career celebrated http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/former-gsd-dean-alan-a-altshuler-retires-his-career-celebrated.html <p>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.</p> Faculty News 541870 Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Alumni-Curated Gallery Publishes "Archive" of Design Biennial Boston http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-curated-gallery-publishes-archive-of-design-biennial.html 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. Alumni News 542752 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:00:00 -0400 One Harvard, many GSD successes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/one-harvard-many-gsd-successes.html <span>Harvard&rsquo;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.</span> Alumni News 542754 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:00:00 -0400 In the Life of Cities voted best designed book of 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/in-the-life-of-cities-voted-best-designed-book-of-2012.html <p><em>In the Life of Cities</em>, edited by Dean&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen Mostafavi</a>&nbsp;and published by&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.lars-mueller-publishers.com/en/">Lars M<span>&uuml;</span>ller</a>, has been named one of the 50 best designed books of 2012 by&nbsp;<em><a class="target-blank" href="http://designobserver.com/50Books50Covers/2012winners.html">Design Observer</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 542386 Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:00:00 -0400 ASLA honors GSD alumni and faculty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/asla-honors-gsd-alumni-and-faculty.html <p><span>GSD faculty and alumni were among the 2013 honors recipients in a recent announcement by&nbsp;</span><span>The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).</span></p> Alumni News 541500 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 The amphibious city: Urban Omnibus on Chris Reed’s studio http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-amphibious-city-urban-omnibus-on-chris-reed-s-studio.html <p><strong><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a></strong> (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) <strong>Flux City</strong> studio was recently featured on <em><a href="http://urbanomnibus.net/2013/06/studio-report-flux-city/">Urban Omnibus</a>. </em>The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY&rsquo;s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges.</p> <p><em>Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski</em></p> Faculty News 541503 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Library Test Kitchen in the Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/library-test-kitchen-in-the-boston-globe.html <p>In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jeffrey-schnapp.html">Jeffrey Schnapp</a> (director of the <a href="http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/">Berkman Center for Internet and Society</a>, faculty director of <a href="http://metalab.harvard.edu/">metaLAB</a> 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.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.boston.com/2013/06/13/librarytestkitchen/G4LsBrZUuYYJTOXEsT2QHJ/story.html">The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard</a>&rdquo; in the <em>Boston Globe</em>.</p> Faculty News 541505 Fri, 28 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi: an ethical future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-an-ethical-future.html <span>Dean Mohsen Mostfavi&nbsp;</span>was in Bangalore earlier this month to talk about &ldquo;ecological urbanism&rdquo; and a more ethical future for our cities. Read an <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/6/v2/560147/Q-A-Harvard-Delhi.pdf">interview </a>he gave to the&nbsp;<em>Times of India</em>. Faculty News 540999 Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Landscape Architecture professors and students featured in Scenario Journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-professors-and-students-featured-in.html <p>Latest issue of Landscape Architecture journal featuring GSD students and professors questions how a focus on landscape can transform traditional conceptions of infrastructure.</p> Faculty News 540384 Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Bing Wang presents at the Journalism Forum of Land and the Built Environment http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bing-wang-presents-at-the-journalism-forum-of-land-and-the-built.html GSD Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment presented &ldquo;Urbanization in China: Process and Challenges." Faculty News 538872 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alum win Graham Foundation grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alum-win-graham-foundation-grants.html <span>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.</span> Alumni News 538875 Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Joyce Rosenthal on building back better http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joyce-rosenthal-on-building-back-better.html <p>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 <em>Harvard Gazette</em>, she talks about the meaning of resiliency and the attributes that help communities rebound. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/05/up-from-the-ruins-slowly/">Up from the ruins, slowly</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 538503 Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Jorge Silvetti’s Getty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jorge-silvetti-s-getty.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) has released&nbsp;</span><em>La Nueva Villa Getty</em><span>&nbsp;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&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">complex&nbsp;</span><span>project.</span> Alumni News 538379 Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa on Design in the Latin American City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-on-design-in-the-latin-american-city.html <span>On May 10,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of urban design) moderated the&nbsp;</span><strong>Instrumentality of Design in the Latin American City</strong><span>&nbsp;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.</span> Faculty News 538375 Mon, 03 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Elkin awarded research grant from the Graham Foundation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-awarded-research-grant-from-the-graham-foundation.html Rosetta Sarah Elkin, the 2012-2013 GSD Daniel Urban Kiley Fellow in Landscape Architecture is awarded a research grant for <em>Cultivating Scale: Planting the Desert.</em> Faculty News 537763 Wed, 29 May 2013 21:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities, part 2: studio presentations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-part-2-studio-presentations.html <span>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.</span> Faculty News 536890 Tue, 28 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden changed her life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-changed-her-life.html <p>Nancy Slotnick writes in the&nbsp;<em>Huffington Post</em>&nbsp;blog that&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design) &ldquo;literally wrote the book on the POPS&rdquo;&mdash;Publicly Owned Private Spaces&mdash;and that talking with him saved her business. Read about it in &ldquo;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-slotnick/how-pops-changed-my-life_b_3295075.html">How POPS Changed My Life</a>.&rdquo;</p> <p>Kayden is quoted in another recent Huff Post article &ldquo;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/oklahoma-tornado-rebuilding_n_3315029.html">After Oklahoma Tornado, To Rebuild Or Not To Rebuild</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 537145 Fri, 24 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Professor Toshiko Mori honored at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-toshiko-mori-honored-at-the-a-r-t-new-york-spring.html 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. Architecture News 536888 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Allen Sayegh wins Creative City Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/allen-sayegh-wins-creative-city-challenge.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/allen-sayegh.html">Allen Sayegh's</a><span>&nbsp;(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.</span> Architecture News 537016 Thu, 23 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Pierre Bélanger awarded PhD cum laude by Wageningen University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-b-langer-awarded-phd-cum-laude-by-wageningen-university.html <span>Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/pierre-belanger.html"><span class="s1">Pierre B&eacute;langer</span></a><span>&nbsp;has been honored PhD</span><em>&nbsp;cum laude</em><span>&nbsp;by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.</span> Faculty News 535899 Thu, 16 May 2013 10:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra Architects awarded top prize for Hathigaon project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-architects-awarded-top-prize-for-hathigaon.html <p>Rahul Mehrotra Architects (RMA) awarded the sustainable architecture gold medal prize for housing project Hathigaon: Housing for Mahouts and their Elephants.</p> Faculty News 535380 Wed, 15 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Luis Callejas Awarded 2013 Architectural League Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-awarded-2013-architectural-league-prize.html The Architectural League of New York awards Luis Callejas, GSD Design Critic in Landscape Architecture, the 2013 Architectural League Prize. Faculty News 535642 Wed, 15 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alumni receive 2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architects Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-receive-2013-boston-society-of-landscape.html <span>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.</span> Alumni News 535641 Wed, 15 May 2013 09:00:00 -0400 Zaneta Hong awarded 2013-2014 Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaneta-hong-awarded-2013-2014-daniel-urban-kiley-fellowship.html <span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Zaneta Hong, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, is the recipient of the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for the 2013-2014 academic year. </span> Faculty News 535505 Tue, 14 May 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-disaster-field-lab.html <span>Students in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Rosenthal&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of urban planning) option studio</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab are examining how New York City&rsquo;s coastal communities can emerge from the devastation of last fall&rsquo;s superstorm Sandy stronger and more resilient than before.</span> Faculty News 535510 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Plan Downtown Malden: core urban planning studio hits the streets http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/plan-downtown-malden-core-urban-planning-studio-hits-the-streets.html <span>On an evening in late April, over 100 community members turned out for a public meeting and presentation by students in the 2nd semester core urban planning studio of&nbsp;</span><strong>Plan Downtown Malden</strong><span>, a comprehensive set of recommendations to improve the city center. The studio, led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-forsyth.html">Ann Forsyth</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/daniel-doca.html">Daniel D'Oca</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/kathryn-madden.html">Kathryn Madden</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in urban planning and design) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/robert-pietrusko.html">Robert Pietrusko</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design), used Malden&rsquo;s planning problems as the opportunity to engage advanced level analytical and creative problem-solving and address complex planning concerns.</span> Faculty News 534884 Thu, 09 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Stoss’s Plaza, a flexible space bringing Harvard communities together http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-s-plaza-a-flexible-space-bringing-harvard-communities.html <span>Stoss Landscape Urbanism, founded by Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) recently unveiled their latest project at Harvard, the Science Center Plaza.</span> Faculty News 534882 Thu, 09 May 2013 09:00:00 -0400 MUP alumni making real world impacts http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mup-alumni-making-real-world-impacts.html Edith Hsu-Chen (MUP &rsquo;97), is working to boldly enhance the area surrounding Grand Central Station in Manhattan. Alumni News 534505 Mon, 06 May 2013 19:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko projections featured at Ideas City Festival in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-projections-featured-at-ideas-city-festival.html Architecture News 534133 Mon, 06 May 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Mohsen Mostafavi Interviewed on Korean Radio Show http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mohsen-mostafavi-interviewed-on-korean-radio-show.html During a recent trip to Korea on behalf of the Harvard Graduate&nbsp;School of Design, Dean Mohsen Mostafavi was interviewed by <span class="target-blank">1013 Main Street</span>,&nbsp;an English-language radio show based in Seoul, Korea. Faculty News 534503 Mon, 06 May 2013 11:30:00 -0400 SO – IL wins UC Davis art museum competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/so-il-wins-uc-davis-art-museum-competition.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;<a href="http://so-il.org/">SO &ndash; IL</a>&nbsp;has won the UC Davis competition for its new Museum of Art after a year of accolades culminating in&nbsp;the Architectural League of N.Y.'s &ldquo;Emerging Voices&rdquo; award. Architecture News 534132 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Stoss is hot: Chris Reed racks up honors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-is-hot-chris-reed-racks-up-honors.html <span>Stoss Landscape Urbanism,&nbsp;</span><span>the firm co-led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), has taken a slew of recent honors, including the Syracuse competition for&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.movementonmain.com/test/">Movement on Main</a>&nbsp;and two&nbsp;<span>2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Awards.</span> Architecture News 534135 Fri, 03 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 A City and its Stream: Peter Rowe at the Van Alen Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-city-and-its-stream-peter-rowe-at-the-van-alen-institute.html <span>On 5/9 at 6:30 p.m., the Van Alen Institute in N.Y. will present a lecture by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-rowe.html">Peter Rowe</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture and urban design) and conversation with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture and MArch &lsquo;96) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch '02) as part of the exhibit Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul.</span> Alumni News 534002 Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Preston Scott Cohen delivers Walter Gropius lecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-delivers-walter-gropius-lecture.html <span>Six former chairs of architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design gathered on Tuesday to honor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/preston-scott-cohen.html">Preston Scott Cohen</a><span>, the outgoing chair of the department.</span> Architecture News 533878 Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Antoine Picon illuminates return of ornament in contemporary architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/antoine-picon-illuminates-return-of-ornament-in-contemporary.html <p>Antoine Picon&rsquo;s recent book <em>Ornament: The Politics of Architecture and Subjectivity</em> highlights the return of ornament in contemporary architecture and argues the subjective and political implications of ornament throughout history. &nbsp;</p> Architecture News 533269 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 GSD team receives top prize for Retreat in Nature proposal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-selected-as-finalists-in-international-competition.html The Horizon House project created by a team of GSD students is selected to receive top prize in the Retreat in Nature competition and will be built this fall. Architecture News 531481 Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:00:00 -0400 Jose Ignacio Ábalos Vazquez Appointed Chair of the Department of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jose-ignacio-balos-vazquez-appointed-chair-of-the-department-of.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced the appointment of I&ntilde;aki &Aacute;balos as Chair of the Department of Architecture.</span> Architecture News 533131 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi’s Folie Montpellieraine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-s-folie-montpellieraine.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) firm FMA has won a competition to design a residential complex at Jardins de la Lironde in Montpellier, France.</span> Architecture News 533134 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Landscape Architecture Frontiers launches with work by GSD faculty and alums http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-frontiers-launches-with-work-by-gsd.html The inaugural issue of&nbsp;<em>Landscape Architecture Frontiers,</em>&nbsp;guest edited by Xiaoxan Lu (MLA '12), features an introductory essay by Pierre B&eacute;langer (associate professor of landscape architecture) and writing by Emily Schlickman (MLA '12), Sara Jacobs (MLA '12), and Cathy De Almeida (MLA '11). Chief editor is visiting professor of landscape architecture Kongjian Yu (DDes '95). Alumni News 533137 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 In the aftermath: Jerold Kayden on preserving public space http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/in-the-aftermath.html Jerold Kayden advises a measured response to the Marathon bombings and serves as a voice for preserving the &ldquo;public-ness&rdquo; of public space even as public attention is focussed on security. His reflections and those of other Harvard analysts appear in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/04/how-the-attack-affects-our-lives/">How the attack affects our lives</a>&rdquo; in the Harvard Gazette. Faculty News 533139 Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Double vision: twin designers profiled in NY Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/double-vision.html <p>Teran &amp; Teman Evans (both MArch &rsquo;04), design team and identical twins, exemplify an extreme form of collaboration in their lives and their work. Read the recent <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/greathomesanddestinations/twin-designers-on-making-a-home-together.html?hpw&amp;_r=0">profile</a> in the <em>New York Times</em>.</p> Alumni News 532999 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong and Jinhee Park at Van Alen Institute 4/25 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-at-van-alen-institute-4-25.html <span>The GSD exhibit &ldquo;Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul&rdquo; curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design)&nbsp;has traveled to the Van Alen Institute.&nbsp;<span>On <strong>April 25 at 6:30 p.m.</strong> there will be</span><span>&nbsp;a launch of the book&nbsp;</span><em>Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea</em><span>&nbsp;by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.</span></span> Alumni News 533004 Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Gender politics at Pritzker: the Denise Scott Brown petition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gender-politics-at-pritzker-the-denise-scott-brown-petition.html A campaign to press the Pritzker committee to retroactively include Denise Scott Brown in the 1991 prize awarded to her creative partner and husband Robert Venturi continues to pick up steam, thanks to recent attention from the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/arts/design/bid-for-pritzker-prize-to-acknowledge-denise-scott-brown.html?pagewanted=all">New York Times</a>, the</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/women-in-design-call-for-denise-scott-brown-pritzker-prize_n_2991734.html">Huffington Post</a></em>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&amp;q=http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2013/04/what-about-denise.html&amp;ct=ga&amp;cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA7siyiwVIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&amp;cd=BVVsi9f9EE0&amp;usg=AFQjCNFFQNYe1YT4TbA9zfbnzMzT3gp88g">New Yorker</a></em>. The petition was started by Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch &rsquo;13) and Caroline James (MArch &lsquo;14). Architecture News 532860 Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Public Space at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/public-space-at-the-gsd.html The recent Putting Public Space in its Place conference brought scholars, practitioners, and activists together to discuss and debate public spaces. Faculty News 531482 Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Aggregate Collaborative awarded Connection Grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/aggregate-collaborative-awarded-connection-grant.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a>&mdash;a group of thirteen architectural historians that includes associate professors&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ed-eigen.html">Ed Eigen</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a>&mdash;has received a Connection Grant from Canada&rsquo;s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The generous funding will allow the group to launch&nbsp;<em>Aggregate Online</em>&nbsp;in fall 2013. Architecture News 530944 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 John Hong with Seung H-Sang at Archleague http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-with-seung-h-sang-at-archleague.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture)</span><strong>&nbsp;</strong><span>will be moderating a talk by Seung H-Sang at the Architectural League&nbsp;of N.Y. on April 10th. Seung is one of the most important Korean architects p<span>racticing today&nbsp;</span>and was featured in the GSD-published book&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/projects/convergent-flux-contemporary-architecture-and-urbanism-in-korea.html">Convergent Flux</a></em><span>. The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://archleague.org/2013/04/h-sang-seung/">event</a><span>&nbsp;is at 7:00 p.m. at Cooper Union.</span> Architecture News 530816 Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 New urban planning connections for gateway cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-urban-planning-connections-for-gateway-cities.html <span>Gateway Cities, a new class this semester, is uniting GSD students with colleagues from the HBS and HLS. Interdisciplinary teams are working on projects partnering with state, local, and community representatives.</span> Faculty News 530170 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Florian Idenburg: Next Progressive http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-next-progressive.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg</a> (adjunct associate professor of architecture) and partner Jing Liu of SO - IL have been dubbed the Next Progressives by <em>Architect Magazine.</em></p> Architecture News 529540 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde speaks in São Paulo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-on-the-value-of-ugliness.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/">Timothy Hyde</a> (associate professor of architecture) was a speaker at the &ldquo;Architectural Elective Affinities<em>&rdquo;</em> conference at the <a href="http://www.fau.usp.br/index2.html">Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo of the University of S&atilde;o Paulo</a>. The conference, which examined the correspondences and transferences between architecture, urbanism, and other disciplines, was organized by the European Architectural History Network in conjunction with the FAUUSP.</p> Architecture News 529543 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Susan Fainstein seeks the Just City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-fainstein-seeks-the-just-city.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_9cpSWqOFlw?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/susan-fainstein.html">Susan S. Fainstein</a> (senior research fellow) raised examples from Amsterdam, New York and Singapore to make a case for the &ldquo;just city&rdquo; in her recent lecture at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore.</p> Faculty News 529545 Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Toni Griffin and Mimi Hoang are Urban Influencers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toni-griffin-and-mimi-hoang-are-urban-influencers.html <span>Find out why at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/">LOEBlog</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 529288 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Ali M. Malkawi appointed professor of architectural technology http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ali-m-malkawi-appointed-professor-of-architectural-technology.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Ali M. Malkawi as Professor of Architectural Technology, effective July 1, 2013.</span> Architecture News 534129 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Ingeborg Rocker at MOMA symposium http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ingeborg-rocker-at-moma-symposium.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;will be at MOMA Thursday to participate in a day-long event titled &ldquo;Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 529164 Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Revitalizing Mexico City: two GSD studios http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/revitalizing-mexico-city-two-gsd-studios.html <span>Two GSD studios have made Mexico City their laboratory and have taken dramatically different approaches to solving problems and liberating the potential of this thrilling metropolis.</span> Faculty News 527922 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 GSD at the ACSA conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-at-the-acsa-conference.html GSD students and faculty are addressing a spectrum of urgent issues at the ACSA&nbsp;101 conference: New Constellations / New Ecologies. Alumni News 527925 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici to Receive Veitch Memorial Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-to-receive-veitch-memorial-medal.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-del-tredici.html">Peter Del Tredici</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture and senior research scientist at the Arnold Arboretum) will receive the Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in London this spring. The award recognizes his outstanding and extensive work in botany and horticulture over the past forty years.</span> Faculty News 527927 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Zofnass announces Latin America sustainable infrastructure awards with IADB http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-announces-award-and-collaboration.html The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a>, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank,&nbsp;has announced&nbsp;the inauguration of the Infrastructure 360&deg; Awards, the first infrastructure sustainability awards in Latin America and the Caribbean.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture and Zofnass Program research director) will be leading this effort for the GSD side. Architecture News 527929 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Toyo Ito named 2013 Pritzker Laureate http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toyo-ito-named-2013-pritzker-laureate.html <span>The Hyatt Foundation announced that Toyo Ito will be the recipient of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The Tokyo-based architect has recently taught studios on post-tsunami reconstruction and temporary housing at the GSD. He is recognized for producing an outstanding body of work that combines conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings.</span> Architecture News 527933 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Chris Reed is easy on the eyes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-is-easy-on-the-eyes.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), celebrated for the exemplary style of his landscape designs, now has another claim to style notoriety: his natty attire. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/fashion/the-most-stylish-bostonians/LGEe8zqTL9Z6RnfmsnRK1H/gallery.html">The 25 Most Stylish Bostonians of 2013</a><span>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;</span><em>Boston Globe</em><span>.</span> Faculty News 527031 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Bechthold and Mulligan in Kyoto http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bechthold-and-mulligan.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mark-mulligan.html">Mark Mulligan</a><span>&nbsp;are headed to the Kyoto International Design Symposium where they&rsquo;ve been invited to present work highlighting the GSD&rsquo;s pursuit of interdisciplinary design research and the role of technology as a catalyst to open new avenues for design practice and design research.</span> Architecture News 526773 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 The value of ugliness: Timothy Hyde on the Southbank Centre http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-value-of-ugliness-timothy-hyde-on-the-southbank-centre.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has published his essay&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.anycorp.com/anycorp/article/141">&ldquo;Piles, Puddles, and Other Architectural Irritants&rdquo;</a><span>&nbsp;in the current issue of the journal&nbsp;</span><em>Log</em><span>. The latest in a long sequence of proposed ideas for the renovation of the Southbank Centre in London has just been presented to the public. Hyde examines this persistent desire to &ldquo;fix&rdquo; the brutalist icon in order to speculate on the possible significance of ugliness for a metropolitan audience.</span> Architecture News 526778 Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Grace E. La appointed professor of architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/grace-e-la-appointed-professor-of-architecture.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the appointment of Grace E. La (MArch &lsquo;95) as Professor of Architecture, effective July 1, 2013.</span> Alumni News 534130 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Krzysztof Wodiczko exhibit opens in Prague http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-exhibit-opens-in-prague.html <span>&ldquo;Out/Inside(rs),&rdquo; a comprehensive show of the work of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in residence of art, design and the public domain), opened last week at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague. The exhibit is the artist&rsquo;s first in the Czech Republic and includes documentation of his projections on public buildings throughout the world and other installations.</span> Faculty News 525325 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD team finalist for 2013 ULI Hines Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-finalist-for-2013-uli-hines-competition.html <span>The 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition announced finalists last week, and again once again a team from Harvard is on the list. James Cody Birkey (MDesS), Robert Daurio (MArch), Maynard Hayden Leon (MArch), Cara Walsh (MLA) and Andrew Wisniewski (MLA), advised by Anita Berrizbeitia (professor of landscape architecture and director of the master in landscape architecture degree programs), created Connec+ Minneapolis, a long term development plan for the Downtown East neighborhood.</span> Architecture News 524940 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Upcoming lecture: Toshiko Mori on Japan’s 2011 Disasters http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upcoming-lecture-toshiko-mori-on-japan-s-2011-disasters.html <span>On March 11 from 12:30-2:00 pm,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toshiko-mori.html">Toshiko Mori</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in the practice of architecture) will join&nbsp;Hirotaka Takeuchi (HBS) and&nbsp;Ichiro Kawachi (HSPH and HMS) for the lecture &ldquo;Japan&rsquo;s 2011 Disasters Remembered.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 524944 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ChinaGSD Hosts Professor Peter Rowe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chinagsd-hosts-professor-peter-rowe.html <span>In a recent presentation titled &ldquo;Some Snapshots,&rdquo; Peter Rowe (professor of architecture and urban design and former GSD dean</span><strong>)</strong><span>&nbsp;gave insight into his vast research on the history of urban housing types and developments in China. The lecture was sponsored by the ChinaGSD student group.</span> Architecture News 524946 Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Constitutional Modernism: new book by Timothy Hyde http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/constitutional-modernism-new-book-by-timothy-hyde.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) has produced a new book,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/constitutional-modernism"><em>Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959</em></a><span>, which examines the complex entanglements between architecture, planning, and law in the Cuban Republic. The announcement is accompanied by a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/node/1897">lecture</a>&nbsp;at the Center for Latin American Studies on February 27<sup>th and an&nbsp;</sup></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">exhibit of source materials at t</span><span><sup><span>he Frances Loeb Library.</span></sup></span> Architecture News 524119 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Charles Waldheim writes on urban abandonment and the origins of landscape http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-writes-on-urban-abandonment-and-the-origins-of.html Charles Waldheim<span>, the John E. Irving Professor and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture contributed a chapter &ldquo;Detroit, Disabitato, and the Origins of Landscape&rdquo; to an anthology of essays on urban abandonment.</span> Faculty News 523506 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:00:00 -0500 GSD Faculty speaks at [En]Coding Architecture 2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-speaks-at-en-coding-architecture-2013.html <span>The architect is no longer an organizer of matter and space, but a designer of systems with multi-layered components and complex relationships.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/sanford-kwinter.html">Sanford Kwinter</a><span>&nbsp;(co-director MDesS and professor of architectural theory and criticism),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/panagiotis-michalatos.html">Panagiotis Michalatos</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architectural technology) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) were at Carnegie Mellon University February 8 and 9 to speak about the the profession's new identity and call to arms at [En]Coding Architecture 2013.</span> Architecture News 523121 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Emerging Voices: SO - IL and Mass Design Group http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/emerging-voices-so-il-and-mass-design-group.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO - IL and Mass Design Group, founded by Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10), have been named Emerging Voices 2013 by the Architectural League NY.</span> Alumni News 522867 Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 On the Bri(n)ck of discovery: Ingeborg Rocker’s ceramic design seminar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-the-bri-n-ck-of-discovery-ingeborg-rocker-s-ceramic-design.html <span>Ceramic innovations by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborg-rocker.html">Ingeborg M. Rocker&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of architecture) seminar &ldquo;On the Bri(n)ck&rdquo; are on display at TRANS/hitos 2013 Exhibition of Architecture and Interior Design in Ceramics in Spain.</span> Architecture News 522118 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 What’s the big idea? http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/what-s-the-big-idea.html <span>The final review of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/urban-planning/degree-programs/index.html">Master of Urban Planning</a><span>&nbsp;first semester core studio was all about big visions, as students examined the visions and novel physical interventions of influential urban plans from the western planning canon.</span> Faculty News 522119 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Mapping the ephemeral city: GSD students and faculty at the Kumbh Mela http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-the-ephemeral-city-gsd-students-and-faculty-at-the-kumbh.html <p>The gigantic pop-up city established for the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela is the perfect crucible for interdisciplinary research. This January 8 faculty and 20 students from the GSD and other Harvard schools are traveling to northern India for fieldwork for the project &ldquo;Mapping Kumbh Mela.&rdquo; The initiative is co-led&nbsp;by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a>&nbsp;(chair of the department of urban design and planning) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/diana-eck.html">Diana Eck</a>&nbsp;(affiliated professor to UPD) with the South Asia Initiative, FAS, HBS and SPH.<br /><br />Read "<a href="http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-18/news/37160083_1_kumbh-mela-design-cultural-studies">Mapping the Kumbh Mela</a>" in the <em>Times of India</em>.</p> Architecture News 521742 Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Krzysztof Wodiczko nominated for Mies van der Rohe Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-nominated-for-mies-van-der-rohe-prize.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(professor in residence in art, design, and the public domain) Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, a project designed with Julian Bonder, was recently nominated for the 2013 European Union Mies van der Rohe Prize.</span> Faculty News 521342 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 The mapped terrain: GSD exhibit travels to Places journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-mapped-terrain-gsd-exhibit-travels-to-places-journal.html &ldquo;Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary&rdquo; lives on in <em>Places</em> with an essay by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jill-desimini.html">Jill Desimini</a> (assistant professor of landscape architecture). The exhibit, which ran through December 19 at the GSD, looks back at the historical roots of mapmaking and forward to anticipate the potential of new technologies. The images now in the <em><a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/cartographic-grounds-exhibition/37632/">Places gallery</a></em> are descriptive, ingenious and beautiful. Faculty News 520338 Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed and Eric Höweler join the Movement on Main http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-and-eric-h-weler-join-the-movement-on-main.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) are making news again.&nbsp;Reed&rsquo;s firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;with partners&nbsp;</span><a href="http://hyarchitecture.com/">H&ouml;weler + Yoon</a><span>&nbsp;were just short-listed for the Movement on Main design competition in Syracuse, NY.</span> Architecture News 519848 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Ann Forsyth strives for balance http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ann-forsyth-strives-for-balance.html <p>In a profile in&nbsp;<em>Harvard Magazine</em>, professor of urban planning&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-forsyth.html">Ann Forsyth</a>&nbsp;talks about why she&rsquo;s taken up biking and why, in order to improve cities, she feels it&rsquo;s necessary to look to the suburbs.</p> <p>Read the &ldquo;<a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/ann-forsyth">Harvard Portrait</a>.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 519850 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Fondation Le Corbusier’s new president: Antoine Picon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fondation-le-corbusier-s-new-president-antoine-picon.html <p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">Earlier this month,&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon</a><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">&nbsp;(professor of the history of architecture and technology) assumed the post of president of the Fondation Le Corbusier.</span></p> Architecture News 519727 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 GSD faculty and Loeb Fellows pitch in for Detroit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-loeb-fellows-pitch-in-for-detroit.html <span>Loeb fellows and GSD faculty are applying their talents to the challenges of revitalizing Detroit in the Detroit Works Project.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toni-griffin.html">Toni Griffin</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 1998 and adjunct associate professor of urban planning) led the Detroit Works&rsquo; technical team and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/danpitera.html">Dan Pitera</a><span>&nbsp;(LF 2005 and associate professor of architecture), director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center, oversaw community outreach.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.stoss.net/news/22/detroit-future-city-released/">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a><span>&nbsp;contributed to landscape, ecology and open space planning. Read "</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/?p=3371&amp;preview=true">Stepping Up for the Future of Detroit</a><span>" in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 519603 Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 (Re)Mapping Health with a grant from the President’s January Innovation Fund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/re-mapping-health-with-a-grant-from-the-president-s-january.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/courses/details.cgi?term=201230&amp;course=INT-00037-00">&ldquo;(Re)Mapping Health</a><span>,&rdquo; a new interdisciplinary initiative of the GSD and the School of Public Health was launched last week&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">with support from the President's January Innovation Fund</span><span>.</span> Architecture News 519479 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Robert Pietrusko: the changing art world http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/robert-pietrusko-the-changing-art-world.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/robert-pietrusko.html">Robert Pietrusko&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design) work is being shown in a group exhibition at the Akademie Der Kunste in Berlin, Feb. 1 through March 24.</span> Faculty News 518151 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Jerold Kayden the disrupter http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-the-disrupter.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of urban planning and design) is happy to shake things up, especially if the result is more livable and accessible cities. He is on Next City&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/disruption-index-jerold-kayden">2012 Disruption Index</a><span>, a list of &ldquo;77 people, places and ideas that have changed cities this year.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 518155 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 ArchRecord Editor’s Picks for 2012 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/archrecord-editor-s-picks-for-2012.html <em>Architectural Record&rsquo;s</em><span>&nbsp;&ldquo;Editor&rsquo;s Picks: Best Architecture of 2012&rdquo; is studded with GSD stars. Here&rsquo;s the list of their projects that &ldquo;defined the year in design.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 518163 Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:00:00 -0500 Andreas Georgoulias presents in Dubai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-presents-in-dubai.html <a href="http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/georgoulias-andreas">Andreas Georgoulias</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in architecture&nbsp;and&nbsp;research director of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/" target="_blank">Zofnass Program&nbsp;for Sustainable Infrastructure</a><span>) kicked off the holiday season with a research presentation&nbsp;at the 3rd International Architectural Conservation Conference in Dubai earlier this month.</span> Architecture News 517428 Thu, 27 Dec 2012 10:00:00 -0500 John Hong and Jinhee Park in the Design Vanguard http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-and-jinhee-park-in-the-design-vanguard.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(design critic in architecture and MArch &rsquo;02) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor and MArch &lsquo;96) are in the&nbsp;<em>Architectural Record&nbsp;</em><span>&ldquo;2012 Design Vanguard.&rdquo; The honor comes right on the heels of a&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Chicago Athenaeum</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">American Architecture Award for their&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; line-height: 21.98666763305664px; background-color: #f4f4f4;">White Block Gallery.</span> Alumni News 516696 Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Harvard Magazine on the Community Innovation Lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-magazine-reports-on-the-community-innovation-lab.html <span>In the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/ses-05468-fall-2012.html">Community Innovation Lab</a><span>, <span>guided by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-hooper.html">Michael Hooper</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of urban planning) and Susan Crawford( visiting Stanton professor of the First Amendment), GSD and HKS students</span>&nbsp;teamed up with three community groups in Boston and the Mayor&rsquo;s Office of New Urban Mechanics to make &ldquo;big ideas&rdquo; a reality in the Dudley and Upham&rsquo;s Corner neighborhoods.</span> Faculty News 516697 Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Farshid Moussavi a finalist for Moscow Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-a-finalist-for-moscow-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) is a finalist for the competition to design a new science museum and educational center in Moscow.</span> Architecture News 516327 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Preparing for the storm: Jerold Kayden at HSPH forum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preparing-for-the-storm-jerold-kayden-at-hsph-forum.html <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/o9aboYBZyic?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> <p>Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design) joined colleagues from FEMA, MGH, the Harvard Center for the Environment and FAS for a HSPH forum and webcast called &ldquo;<a href="http://theforum.sph.harvard.edu/events/big-weather-and-coastal-cities">Big Weather and Coastal Cities: Resilience in the Face of Disaster,&rdquo;</a>&nbsp; moderated by&nbsp;<em>Huffington Post</em>&nbsp;senior writer Tom Zeller Jr.</p> <p>Read about the forum in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/12/lessons-for-the-next-sandy/">Lessons for the next Sandy</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Faculty News 516329 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Florian Idenburg competes for UC Davis art museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/florian-idenburg-competes-for-uc-davis-art-museum.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/florian-idenburg.html">Florian Idenburg&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://so-il.org/">SO-Il</a><span>&nbsp;is part of a partnership selected to compete for the creation of the new Shrem Museum of Art at U.C. Davis.</span> Architecture News 515844 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Imagining Mumbai’s future: GSD team wins APA-MA award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/imagining-mumbai-s-future-gsd-team-wins-apa-ma-award.html <span>A team of Harvard students has won the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association 2012 Student Project Award.&nbsp; James Cody Birkey (MDesS &rsquo;13) and Jaemin Ha (MAUD &rsquo;12) collaborated with Mukul Bafana (HBS) and Laura Bishop (HLS) on the Mumbai Port Redevelopment project.</span> Alumni News 514810 Wed, 05 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Elemental and incremental: Alejandro Aravena's urban approach http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/elemental-and-incremental-alejandro-aravena-s-urban-approach.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorge-silvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a><span>&nbsp;(professor of architecture) presented the keynote speech at a celebration to launch the&nbsp;</span><em>Elemental/Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual</em><span>, in Santiago, Chile, on November 26. The book by architect Alejandro Aravena (design critic &lsquo;00-04) and engineer Andrew Iacobelli details 12 years of extraordinary success engaging local communities in a novel program of social housing for the most disenfranchised sectors of the population.</span> Alumni News 514540 Mon, 03 Dec 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Timothy Hyde to be MacDowell Colony Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/timothy-hyde-to-be-macdowell-colony-fellow.html <span>Associate professor&nbsp;of architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/timothy-hyde.html">Timothy Hyde</a><span>&nbsp;will be a residential fellow at the MacDowell Colony, where he will work on his current book project examining the persistence of accusations of ugliness in aesthetic debates in Great Britain.</span> Architecture News 513960 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Rotterdam studio invites the world in http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rotterdam-gsd-studio-invites-the-world-in.html <p>&ldquo;Reconsidering Architecture,&rdquo; the Rotterdam-based studio led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/remment-koolhaas.html">Rem Koolhaas</a> (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) and Stephan Tr&uuml;by (lecturer in architecture) approaches architecture from 40 thousand feet and ground level simultaneously. Recently faculty and students invited the Rotterdam public in for an exhibition and evening of debate about their research at the Dependance at the Schieblock. Read&nbsp;Jaakko van &lsquo;t Spijker's account of the event&nbsp;<span style="font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">in&nbsp;</span><em style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; background-color: #f4f4f4;"><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61783663/harvard-in-rotterdam-harvard-gsd-amo-presentation-in-the-rotterdam-dependence">Archinect</a>.</em></p> Architecture News 513962 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 New book by Antoine Picon traces architectural adventure of one postwar French town http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-book-by-antoine-picon.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/antoine-picon.html">Antoine Picon&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;new book&nbsp;</span><em>De la ville nouvelle &agrave; la vie durable: Marne-la Vall&eacute;e<strong></strong></em><span>&nbsp;offers a comprehensive look at the largest French postwar new town begun in the 1960s and still growing today.</span> Architecture News 514069 Thu, 29 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Max Rohm on Urban Interrelations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/max-rohm-on-urban-interrelations.html <span>Max Rohm (MArch/MLA &lsquo;01 and visiting design critic in 2005) and Flavio Janches just published a new book,&nbsp;</span><em>Urban Interrelations</em><span>, proposing enhancing integration of informal settlements into the urban mainstream through community participation in the development of public spaces and facilities.</span> Alumni News 513958 Wed, 28 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Planning programs event features Fainstein on “The Just City” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/planning-programs-event-features-fainstein-on-the-just-city.html <span>On November 17, the GSD&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/urban-planning-design/index.html"></a><span>hosted the annual fall get together of the&nbsp;<span>four accredited planning programs in Massachusetts</span>, featuring a lecture by </span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/susan-fainstein.html">Susan Fainstein</a><span>&nbsp;(senior research fellow),</span><span>&nbsp;&ldquo;</span><em>The Argument for Just Outcomes</em><span>.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 513720 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Danish Kurani wins Boston Foundation for Architecture grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/danish-kurani-wins-boston-foundation-for-architecture-grant.html <p>The Boston Foundation for Architecture recently announced the 2012 grantees, which include Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) and the Classroom Co-Creators Project. The project involves a participatory design process with Blackstone Elementary School in South Boston to engage students and teachers in the creation of their learning environment.&nbsp;</p> Architecture News 513198 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Recent releases from the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-releases-from-the-gsd.html <span>This fall, the GSD collaborated with Lars M&uuml;ller Publishers&nbsp;to release three new publications.</span><em><br /></em> Faculty News 512960 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 From Analog to Digital: Redesigning Gund for the 21st century http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/from-analog-to-digital.html For 40 years Gund Hall has reigned as an architectural icon of the 20<sup>th</sup> century: great bones, proudly displayed. But changes in contemporary architectural practice and education, along with the need for increased energy efficiency have argued for updating. The GSD is rising to the challenge. Alumni News 513065 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Dean Mostafavi: instigating the design future http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dean-mostafavi-instigating-the-design-future.html <span>Dean Mohsen Mostafavi has published 5 books in the past two years. In his writing as well as his leadership of the GSD, he is tireless in fostering engagement: between mentors and students, people in communities, the design professions with each other, and the GSD with the world. He&rsquo;ll sleep later. Read Spencer Bailey&rsquo;s interview with the dean for&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/5/4/549040/surface-mag-interview-mm.pdf">Surface</a></em><span>.</span> Architecture News 513084 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Hanif Kara shares Stirling Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hanif-kara-shares-stirling-award.html <span>The 2012 RIBA Stirling prize went to a dark horse this year: the Sainsbury Lab designed by Stanton Williams.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/hanif-kara.html">Hanif Kara&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(lecturer in creative engineering) structural and civil engineering firm&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.akt-uk.com/">AKT II&nbsp;</a><span>shared the accolades.</span> Architecture News 512736 Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Kryszyztof Wodiczko gives voice to veterans http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kryszyztof-wodiczko-gives-voice-to-veterans.html <a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;(professor in residence of art, design and the public domain) has animated t</span><span>he statue of Abraham Lincoln in NYC with the stories of contemporary veterans </span><span>for &ldquo;Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection.&rdquo;&nbsp;<span>The&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324894104578105151602946238.html">Wall Street Journal</a>&nbsp;</em>has the story.</span> Faculty News 512274 Tue, 13 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo to design Reggio School http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/belinda-tato-and-jose-luis-vallejo-to-design-reggio-school.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/belinda-tato.html">Belinda Tato</a><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jose-luis-vallejo.html">Jose Luis Vallejo</a><span>&nbsp;(design critics in urban planning and design and founding members of Ecosistema Urbano of Madrid) just won a competition for the construction of the Reggio Children Foundation&rsquo;s new experimental education center in Italy.</span> Architecture News 511849 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Architecture’s shelf life: Teman and Teran Evans’ design seminar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-s-shelf-life-teman-and-teran-evans-design-seminar.html <p>Twin GSD alums&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/teman-evans.html">Teman</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/teran-evans.html">Teran</a>&nbsp;Evans (MArch &rsquo;04 and lecturers in architecture) aren&rsquo;t worried when the&nbsp;<em>New York Times&nbsp;</em>proclaims the architect is obsolete. They have parlayed their celebrated design skills into a firm that offers brand consulting, architectural design and jewelry design, and they are currently jolting the thinking of GSD students through their Paper or Plastic seminar. &nbsp;As Teman puts it, &ldquo;We&rsquo;re three-dimensional problem-solvers, and we can solve problems at the big scale of buildings and also small problems that fit in your hand.&rdquo;</p> <p>Read more in &ldquo;<a href="http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/11/architects-in-supermarkets/">Architects in supermarkets</a>&rdquo; in the&nbsp;<em>Harvard Gazette</em>.</p> Alumni News 511851 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed’s plaza: designed for campus life http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-s-plaza-designed-for-campus-life.html <p>Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) has envisioned the transformation of a heavily used but uninviting space at Harvard &ndash; the Science Center plaza &ndash; into a new social hub and destination. It&rsquo;s a fitting task for Reed and his firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism, whose hybridized approach rooted in infrastructure, functionality and ecology was recognized with a prestigious 2012 Smithsonian / Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award.</p> <p>Read "<a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/11/community-space-at-harvards-crossroads#article-images">A 'Common Space' at Harvard&rsquo;s Crossroads</a>" in the current issue of&nbsp;<em>Harvard Magazine</em>.</p> Faculty News 511314 Sun, 04 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed on building resilient cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-on-building-resilient-cities.html <span>Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) just returned from Asia, where he was a keynote speaker at the 2012 Forum on Resilient Cities, hosted by Kongjian Yu (design critic in landscape architecture and DDesS 95) at the Peking University College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Beijing.</span> DDes/PhD News 511102 Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa traces a Line in the Andes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-traces-a-line-in-the-andes.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(director of the Urban Design Degree Program) new publication,&nbsp;</span><em>A Line in the Andes,</em><span>&nbsp;examines the transformative role of the first underground metro line currently under construction in Quito, Ecuador.&nbsp;<span>It sets the stage for well-informed design deliberations regarding the urban future Quito deserves.</span></span> Faculty News 510857 Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Eric Höweler’s new American Dream http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eric-h-weler-s-new-american-dream.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of architecture) and his firm&nbsp;H&ouml;weler + Yoon Architecture&nbsp;took top prize in the&nbsp;</span><a title="" href="http://mooove.com/audi-urban-future-initiative/en/award/award-2012/jury.html" target="_blank">Audi Urban Future Award 2012</a><span>&nbsp;for &ldquo;Shareway 2030, a reimagining of the Boston to Washington&nbsp;metropolitan region.</span> Architecture News 510841 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Moussavi’s MOCA welcomes change http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/moussavi-s-moca-welcomes-change.html <span>How can a solid structure evoke change and the passage of time? That&rsquo;s the challenge Farshid Moussavi (professor in practice in architecture) met in designing the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.</span> Architecture News 510821 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD's Design Robotics Group hosts workshop at 2012 RobArch Conference in Vienna http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-design-robotics-group-hosts-workshop-at-2012-robarch.html <h2><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/#/people/martin-bechthold.html">Martin Bechthold</a>,&nbsp;Professor of Architectural Technology<strong>&nbsp;</strong>and founder of the GSD's&nbsp;<a href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/drg/">Design Robotics Group</a>&nbsp;(DRG), and Nathan King (DDes candidate in Technology) will host a robot workshop at&nbsp;Rob|Arch 2012 in&nbsp;Graz.</h2> Architecture News 510814 Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Hilderbrand and Beardsley at the Philip Johnson Glass House http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hilderbrand-and-beardsley-at-the-philip-johnson-glass-house.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture, and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>&nbsp;(adjunct professor of landscape architecture and director of garden and landscape studies at Dumbarton Oaks) shared the stage in an evening of discussion at the Philip Johnson Glass House on September 20. Their dialogue focused on issues of "Procession" in Johnson's work at his New Canaan estate and other projects, and more broadly throughout modernist and traditional works.</span> Faculty News 510800 Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito and Alexander Häusler commissioned to develop Stadt Park-Donau http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-and-alexander-h-usler-commissioned-to-develop.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silvia-benedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant in landscape architecture) and Alexander H&auml;usler&nbsp;(MArch II '04) have been commissioned to develop &ldquo;Stadt Park-Donau,&rdquo; an urban park along the Donau River in Ingolstadt, Germany. The design team for the plan included Erik Anderson (MLA &rsquo;13), Michael Luegering (MLA &rsquo;13) and Carolyn Deuschle (MLA &rsquo;14).</span> Alumni News 510792 Fri, 12 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau and Rafael Moneo jurors for M+ design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-and-rafael-moneo-jurors-for-m-design-competition.html <span>Eve Blau (adjunct professor of urban planning and design) and Rafael Moneo (Josep Lluis Sert professor of architecture) are among the distinguished jurors for the design competition for M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture. Architectural firms wishing to compete must submit an&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wkcda.hk/en/architectural_competition/mplus/EOI_for_design_or_design_consultant/index.html">Expression of Interest</a><span>&nbsp;by October 15.</span> Architecture News 510637 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Landscape architecture faculty receive ASLA professional awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-faculty-receive-asla-professional-awards.html <span>A number of Landscape Architecture faculty have been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects (</span><span>ASLA</span><span>).</span> Faculty News 510607 Wed, 26 Sep 2012 02:30:00 -0400 Memorial as activism: recent and upcoming work by Krzysztof Wodiczko http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/memorial-as-activism-the-work-of-krzysztof-wodiczko-and-julian.html <span>Krzysztof Wodiczko creates memorials that evade closure on painful history. This fall his work is giving voice to forgotten, hidden and marginalized members of society in numerous venues in the U.S. and Europe.</span> Faculty News 510568 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Timothy Hyde's Aggregate group wins Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-power-of-the-aggregate.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.we-aggregate.org/">Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative</a><span>, of which Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) is a founding member, has received a&nbsp;</span>2012 Graham Foundation grant<span>&nbsp;in support of its digital research and publication initiatives.</span> Architecture News 510563 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 President Obama appoints Alex Krieger to Commission of Fine Arts http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/president-obama-appoints-alex-krieger-to-the-commission-of-fine.html President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alex-krieger.html">Alex Krieger</a>, Professor in Practice in Urban Design, to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. Faculty News 510552 Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD students win Bocconi Urban Campus competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-bocconi-competition.html <span>A team led by GSD students&nbsp;</span><span>Stefano Andreani (MDesS '13) and Federico de Molfetta (MDesS '13)&nbsp;</span><span>has won the Bocconi Urban Campus international competition with the &ldquo;Bocconi Yard&rdquo; project.</span> Architecture News 510528 Tue, 11 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Andreas Georgoulias on Infrastructure Sustainability and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-on-infrastructure-sustainability-and-design.html <p><em>Renewable Energy Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;caught up with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a><span>, research director for the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/index.html">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a><span>, to dig into the challenge he's undertaken: to&nbsp;</span><span>offer guidelines for i</span><span>nfrastructure sustainability and design</span><span>&nbsp;for</span><span>&nbsp;the 21st Century.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/at-harvard-information-is-the-infrastructure-facility">Read the interview</a>.</span></p> Faculty News 510497 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper publishes research on forced eviction and involuntary resettlement http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-publishes-research-on-forced-eviction-and.html Michael Hooper,&nbsp;<span>assistant professor of urban planning,</span><span>&nbsp;recently published the results of a study of forced eviction and resettlement in Tanzania.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 510502 Mon, 10 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mapping Mumbai's toilets http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mapping-mumbai-s-toilets-tonight-at-5-pm.html <p>Join&nbsp;Rahul Mehrotra (chair of the department of urban planning and design),&nbsp;Richard Cash (senior lecturer&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Harvard School of Public Health) and&nbsp;James Potter and Jennifer Weaver (master&rsquo;s candidates at SPH) for a lively discussion of their work at the intersection of design and public health in Mumbai.&nbsp;<br /><br />TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 5:00 PM</p> <div>K262, CGIS KNAFEL, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138</div> Faculty News 510469 Tue, 04 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Wang Shu’s architecture of change in China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wang-shu-s-architecture-of-change-in-china.html Wang Shu starts his day reading 17<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;C poetry and writing Chinese calligraphy. The first Chinese architect to&nbsp;win the Pritzker prize&nbsp;spent the last couple of years at the GSD and is showing China the way to bring the traditional in harmony with the modern. Architecture News 510245 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology concentration puts focus on sustainable cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/urbanism-landscape-ecology-concentration-puts-focus-on.html Imagine if cities were planned taking into account water use, alternative energy sources, waste streams, biodiversity, and green space. That&rsquo;s just what students are challenged to do in the <a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/08/making-green-a-primary-color">Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology</a>&nbsp;research concentration at the GSD. Faculty News 510232 Tue, 14 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Andreas Georgoulias envisions a new Athens Hellinikon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/andreas-georgoulias-envisions-a-new-athens-hellinikon.html Andreas Georgoulias, research director for the&nbsp;Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, examines the redevelopment plans for the former Athens Hellinikon Airport in the July 21, 2012 issue of&nbsp;<em>Imerisia.</em> Architecture News 510172 Wed, 08 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Stephen Ervin awarded Esri Lifetime Achievement Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stephen-ervin-awarded-esri-lifetime-achievement-award.html Stephen Ervin, assistant dean of information technology, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California in July. Ervin was recognized as a &ldquo;visionary of geospatial sciences&rdquo; for his active involvement in the development of the theoretical foundations of geodesign. Faculty News 509770 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Retooling Gabon http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/retooling-gabon.html Gabon, a tiny country with enormous challenges and opportunities, turned to Ben Aranda&rsquo;s studio when reimagining the future of its capital city. Their solutions for navigating the park-city boundary just might help position Libreville as a model for the 21<sup>st</sup> Century. Architecture News 509552 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty honored at White House for National Design Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-honored-at-white-house-for-national-design-awards.html The GSD was well represented among the winners of the National Design Awards at a ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the<strong> </strong>Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mack-scogin.html">Mack Scogin</a> (Kajima professor in practice of architecture) and his wife and partner Merrill Elam won the award for architecture. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, won in the landscape architecture category. Alumni News 509524 Tue, 17 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD team wins ASLA National Award for Collaboration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-wins-asla-national-award-for-collaboration.html Michael Albert (Master in Landscape Architecture), Victor Perez Amado (Master in Architecture), and Anna Cawrse,&nbsp; (Master of Landscape Architecture) have been&nbsp;chosen&nbsp;to receive an <strong>American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award in Student Collaboration</strong> for their project &ldquo;<a href="http://www.udcompetition.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Team-1482.pdf">Bayou Commons</a>,&rdquo; a master land use plan for downtown Houston. Architecture News 509431 Thu, 12 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Christopher Lee’s winning design for Singapore courts complex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christopher-lee-s-winning-design-for-singapore-courts-complex.html <span>The Singapore Subordinate Courts have announced the winning design for a new courts complex after an open competition process that started in September last year.&nbsp; The design, by Christopher Lee of London-based Serie Architects, in collaboration with local Singaporean firm Multiply Architects, includes two new towers and the renovation of the existing Octagon courts building.</span> Faculty News 509358 Fri, 06 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra and RMA Architects win Open Innovation Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-and-rma-architects-win-open-innovation-challenge.html <span>How does one ensure&nbsp;</span><em>sammaan</em><span>, or diginity,&nbsp;when designing toilet facilities for the slums of India? UPD Chair&nbsp;</span>Rahul Mehrotra&rsquo;s<span>&nbsp;answer made him the Open Innovation Challenge winner.</span> Faculty News 509336 Mon, 02 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD Hosts United Nations Expert Meeting on Gender and Urbanization http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-hosts-united-nations-expert-meeting-on-gender-and.html <span>On June 11-12, the GSD was home to&nbsp;<span>a United Nations Expert Group Meeting (EGM) entitled &ldquo;Women&rsquo;s Economic Empowerment: A Critical Element for Prosperous Cities.&rdquo;</span>&nbsp;The&nbsp;<span>global gathering, hosted by <span>Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Michael Hooper,</span>&nbsp;brought together key urban policymakers and the leadership of grassroots women&rsquo;s organizations to forge a policy platform for addressing women&rsquo;s economic empowerment in cities.</span></span> Faculty News 509128 Fri, 22 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa and the South America Project featured in PLOT Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-and-the-south-america-project-featured-in-plot.html <span>The theory section of the Buenos Aires-based&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.revistaplot.com/contenidos-plot7/"><em>PLOT</em>&nbsp;magazine</a><span>&nbsp;featured the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.sap-network.org/">South America Project&nbsp;</a><span>(SAP) in its most recent issue. The magazine presents an overview of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/the-south-america-project-hinterland-urbanisms-symposium.html">SAP conference</a><span>&nbsp;held at the GSD last October, and highlights the work in progress of the research network.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 509140 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Glass canopy by Preston Scott Cohen lauded in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/glass-canopy-by-preston-scott-cohen-lauded-in-new-york-times.html <span><em>New York Times</em> dubs Preston Scott Cohen's glass canopy in lower Manhattan, "one of the best new works of architecture in New York." <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/arts/design/architectural-canopy-shines-in-battery-park-city.html?pagewanted=all">Read the article</a>.</span> Architecture News 509088 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Reed/Hilderbrand Recipient of 2012 BSLA Design Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/reed-hildebrand-recipient-of-2012-bsla-design-awards.html <span>Reed/Hilderbrand, the firm of Professor of Landscape Architecture Gary Hilderbrand, is the recipient of three 2012 Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) design awards.</span> Faculty News 509071 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:00:00 -0400 Rahul Mehrotra interviewed in New York Times http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rahul-mehrotra-interviewed-in-new-york-times.html In a recent interview with <em>India Ink</em>, a <em>New York Times</em> blog, Professor Rahul Mehrotra discusses the rise of &ldquo;parasitic&rdquo; gated communities in India&rsquo;s cities, and the need for planning experts in its smaller towns. <a class="target-blank" href="http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/17/a-conversation-with-urban-planner-rahul-mehrotra">Read the full interview</a>. Faculty News 509062 Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rafael Moneo awarded Principe de Asturias prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rafael-moneo-awarded-principe-de-asturias-prize.html <p class="p1">Professor of Architecture Rafael Moneo&nbsp;has been awarded Spain's prestigious Principe de Asturias prize for his "serene and meticulously tidy architecture." The prize is given<span>&nbsp;to an individual or institution whose work "constitutes a significant contribution to mankind's culture heritage."&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/rafael_moneo_honored_with_2012_prince_of_asturias_award_for_the_arts/">Read more</a>.</p> Faculty News 509064 Fri, 01 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Gareth Doherty (DDes '10) receives funding from the DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gareth-doherty-receives-funding-from-the-drclas-brazil-studies.html <p class="p1">Gareth Doherty, <span>Lecturer in Landscape and Urban Planning and Design,</span>&nbsp;has been awarded Coolidge First-step Funds for Harvard-Brazil Faculty Engagement from the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/brazil/">David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies</a> for research on urban ecology and color in Brazil.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p3">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><em><br /></em></p> Alumni News 509065 Wed, 30 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Interview with Carl Steinitz featured in ArcWatch http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/interview-with-carl-steinitz-featured-in-arcwatch.html <span><em>ArcWatch</em> features a conversation with Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning Carl Steinitz about&nbsp;</span>his forthcoming book<em> Framework for Geodesign. </em><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.esri.com/news/arcwatch/0412/a-conversation-with-carl-steinitz.html">Read the full interview</a><em>.</em> Faculty News 509063 Mon, 28 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Zofnass Program develops new tool for measuring environmental impact http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-program-develops-new-tool-for-measuring-a-project-s.html <span>A diverse project team of Harvard experts led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/spiro-pollalis.html">Spiro Pollalis</a><span>, GSD professor and director of the Zofnass Program, and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andreas-georgoulias.html">Andreas Georgoulias</a>,&nbsp;</span><span>GSD Lecturer and Zofnass Research Director, has&nbsp;<span>released a tool for evaluating infrastructure projects&nbsp;<span>of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits. <a href="/content/structured-data/blog_post_list/of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits.">Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette</a>.</span></span></span> Faculty News 509056 Thu, 10 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Mack Scogin and Chris Reed awarded Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-awarded-cooper-hewitt-national-design-awards.html <p>Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards.&nbsp;<span>Among the recipients are GSD faculty Mack Scogin and Chris Reed</span><span>.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 509037 Mon, 07 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Elkin Awarded 2012- 2013 Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-elkin-awarded-2012-2013-daniel-urban-kiley-fellowship.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rosetta-elkin.html">Rosetta Elkin</a>, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, is the recipient of the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Fellowship is awarded competitively on an annual basis, and is intended to recognize and foster emerging design educators whose work embodies the potentials for landscape as a medium of design in the public realm. A jury comprised of leading figures from the Harvard GSD faculty including the incumbent Kiley Fellow took part in the selection process. The Daniel Urban Kiley Fellowship builds upon the GSD&rsquo;s history of pedagogic innovation as well as the Department of Landscape Architecture&rsquo;s century of leadership in landscape education. Faculty News 509036 Thu, 03 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper writes on slum dweller mobilization in Environment and Urbanization http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-writes-on-slum-dweller-mobilization-in.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-hooper.html">Michael Hooper</a><span>, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, and his colleague Leonard Ortolano at Stanford have published results from their research on slum dweller mobilization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Their recent paper, in the journal&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://eau.sagepub.com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/content/24/1/99.abstract">Environment and Urbanization</a></em><span>,&nbsp;examines factors motivating slum dweller participation in physically and politically risky social movement activities. The research looked at grassroots mobilization around a large-scale eviction in the city's Kurasini ward. The study's results suggest that the dynamics of participatory decision making are more complex than usually assumed by planners, policymakers and community organizers alike.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 509010 Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Governing by Design: Architecture, Economy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century, a new book by Timothy Hyde and the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/governing-by-design-architecture-economy-and-politics-in-the.html <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Governing-Design-Architecture-Twentieth-Environment/dp/0822961784/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1335278027&amp;sr=8-1"><em>Governing by Design:</em></a><em>&nbsp;</em><em><a href="http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36276">Architecture, Economy, and Politics in Twentieth Century</a>, </em>a new book by Associate Professor Timothy Hyde and the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative,&nbsp;<span>is an innovative collection of essays on the relation between architecture and political, economic, social, and biological forms of governance.<br /><br /> &ldquo;Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history, disputing the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looking to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves.&rdquo;</span> Faculty News 509001 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Rising Tide: Asia Lifts the World conference featured in Singapore Center for Liveable Cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rising-tide-asia-lifts-the-world-conference-featured-in.html <p>The April 14 "Rising Tide: Asia Lifts the World" conference organized by the GSD and Harvard Business School was featured in the Singapore Center for Liveable Cities&nbsp;<a href="http://gsi.g2m.sg/emails/CLC/issue16.html">newsletter</a>.</p> <p>The annual Asia Business Conference conference examined Singapore as a <span>global city and an</span>&nbsp;economic model. While other economies have been struggling with crises in recent years, Asia has emerged as a pivotal force in the global economy. Today, Asian consumers and companies shape the direction of international markets, business and law.</p> Faculty News 508996 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Preston Scott Cohen featured in "From Nothing, Something" film http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-featured-in-from-nothing-something-film.html <p class="p1">Preston Scott Cohen represents the practice of architecture in the documentary film,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://fromnothingsomething.com/">From Nothing, Something</a></em>, about the creative process. Directed by Tim Cawley, "<em>From Nothing, Something</em><span>&nbsp;profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits, mindsets and neuroses that help bring breakthrough ideas into being."</span></p> <p class="p1">The film will be shown at the&nbsp;<a href="http://iffboston.festivalgenius.com/2012/films/fromnothingsomething_timcawley_iffboston2012">Independent Film Festival of Boston</a>&nbsp;on Sunday, April 29th at 5:30,&nbsp;<a href="http://articles.boston.com/2012-04-22/movies/31366503_1_filmmakers-medical-marijuana-documentary/2">among others</a>.</p> Faculty News 508997 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Farshid Moussavi delivers keynote at AJ Women in Architecture Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/farshid-moussavi-delivers-keynote-at-aj-women-in-architecture.html <p>Professor in Practice&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/farshid-moussavi.html">Farshid Moussavi</a>&nbsp;delivered the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/women-in-practice/">keynote address</a>&nbsp;at the inaugural <em>Architects' Journal</em> Women in Architecture Awards on April 20 in London.</p> <p><span>Moussavi is the founder and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA), an international practice based in London currently working on the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, USA and a Quran Museum in Tehran, Iran. Moussavi was co-founder and co-principal of the award-winning Foreign Office Architects (FOA), known for projects such as the Yokohama International Ferry Terminal in Japan.&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 508981 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Work of Rahul Mehrotra featured in Harvard Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/work-of-rahul-mehrotra-featured-in-harvard-magazine.html <span>An&nbsp;</span><a href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/05/designs-for-a-new-india">extended feature</a><span>&nbsp;in Harvard Magazine on Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '87) describes his work in Hyderabad, between the historic town that developed from the 14th century hilltop fort built by Hindu rulers, and HITEC City (Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy) with towering office buildings and high-rise apartment towers. Mehrotra's Mumbai-based firm,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.rmaarchitects.com/home/index.php">RMA</a><span>, endeavors to "soften thresholds" between these different sectors of society, building for a new India while conserving its past. The article by Elizabeth Gudrais traces the firm's evolution, Mehrotra's design methodology, and the context of Hyderabad.</span> Faculty News 508982 Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD Appoints Three Faculty Members in the History of Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-appoints-three-faculty-members-in-the-history-of-landscape.html <p>Three significant appointments have been made in the history of landscape architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Dr. Sonja Duempelmann</strong>&nbsp;appointed Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture</p> <p><strong>Dr. Edward Eigen</strong>&nbsp;appointed Associate Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture</p> <p><strong>Dr. John Dixon Hunt</strong>&nbsp;appointed Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture</p> Faculty News 508979 Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:15:00 -0400 MoMA Exhibition to feature two faculty competition projects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/moma-exhibition-to-feature-two-faculty-competition-projects.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/yap/newyork.html">Young Architects Program</a><span>&nbsp;is an annual collaboration between The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative design research and promotes emerging talent. Five finalists for the PS1 courtyard design will be featured in an exhibition at MoMA this summer, including&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/mariana-ibanez-cameron-wu-shortlisted-for-moma-ps1-young.html">two entries</a><span>&nbsp;by GSD faculty.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508970 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jinhee Park and John Hong of SsD win quadruple AIA Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jinhee-park-and-john-hong-of-ssd-win-quadruple-aia-awards.html <p class="p1">SsD, the firm led by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinhee-park.html">Jinhee Park</a>&nbsp;(Design Critic in Architecture) and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-hong.html">John Hong</a>&nbsp;(Adjunct Associate Professor) won four AIA awards for recent work: The White Block Gallery, f<span>eatured in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.metropolismag.com/story/20120125/dialogue-in-light">Metropolis Magazine</a>,&nbsp;won both a regional AIA New England Design Award as well as an Honor Award for Design Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects (BSA).&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/residential/8-towers/">8 Towers</a>,&nbsp;part of the Ordos 100 project, and<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/urbanism/island-of-water/">Island of Water</a>, a landscape urbanism project in Incheon, Korea both won BSA Unbuilt Architecture Awards with the latter project taking the highest Honor Award in that category.</p> Alumni News 508958 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD's first Distinguished Executive in Residence for the REAI will be Gerald D. Hines http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-first-distinguished-executive-in-residence-for-the-reai.html Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced that its first Distinguished Executive in Residence for the Real Estate Academic Initiative (REAI) will be Gerald D. Hines, the internationally renowned real estate developer.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/hines-and-robert-a-m-stern.html">Two conversations</a> will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at the GSD:&nbsp;<em>Creative Collaboration:&nbsp; An Overview of the Hines and Robert A.M. Stern Architects Project Portfolio&nbsp;</em>at 1:00 p.m. and <em>Evolution of an Investment Builder: How a House Renovation in 1956 Lead to the Creation of a Global Firm </em><span>at 6:00 p.m.</span> Faculty News 508954 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD team to participate at the Bocconi University “Urban Campus” international competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-to-compete-at-urban-campus-competition.html <span>A GSD team has been invited by the Politecnico di Milano to participate at the Bocconi University &ldquo;Urban Campus&rdquo; International Competition.&nbsp;</span><span>Led by Professor Joan Busquets and &nbsp;Professor Hashim Sarkis, the design team includes Stefano Andreani (MDesS &rsquo;13), Federico de Molfetta (MDesS &rsquo;13), and Xing Xiong (MArch II &rsquo;12) and will compete with nine international teams.</span> Faculty News 508955 Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Anita Berrizbeitia to participate in SAH 2012 Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/berrizbeitia-participating-in-sah-2012-conference.html Faculty News 508945 Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Forthcoming book by Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Abolition of War http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/forthcoming-book-by-krzysztof-wodiczko-the-abolition-of-war.html <p>This month, Black Dog Publishing, London will publish a new book by Krzysztof Wodiczko titled&nbsp;<span>The&nbsp;Abolition of War,&nbsp;</span>an insight into the working practice of Wodiczko and the political and social concepts infused in his work. With an extended essay by Wodiczko as the starting point for discussions on war and war-related history and memory, texts from theorists and critics in the field support a parallel forum.&nbsp;</p> <p>In March 2012, Wodiczko was awarded the "Feed the World with More Art" 2012 award for "his lifelong inspiring and life-changing work" in New York City.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508941 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jim Stockard, Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, appointed to the Governor's Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jim-stockard-curator-of-the-loeb-fellowship-appointed-to-the.html <p class="p1"><span>Curator of the Loeb Fellowship,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/james-stockard.html">Jim Stockard</a><span>&nbsp;(MCP &rsquo;68, LF &rsquo;78)&nbsp;</span>has been appointed to the Governor&rsquo;s Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform. The Commission has been established as a result of the Governor&rsquo;s commitment to dramatically reform the outdated and inefficient system by which 242 local agencies manage a stock of 50,000 public housing units funded by the state and another 37,000 supported by the federal government. The purpose of the 23 member Commission is to &ldquo;develop recommendations for the sustainability and reform of public housing authorities and the portfolio of state aided public housing that will ensure the long-term viability of public housing as an affordable housing resource, including the reform of the statutory governance structure with a goal of creating a practical, cost-effective and modern regional governance structure.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 508942 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Levi-designed IRS Northeast Headquarters opens first phase http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/levi-designed-irs-northeast-headquarters-opens-first-phase.html <p>The&nbsp;U.S. Treasury Department's IRS Northeast Headquarters, designed by Adjunct Professor in Architecture,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jonathan-levi.html">Jonathan Levi</a>, opened its first phase in January 2012. A GSA Design Excellence Commission, the second phase of the project is to be completed in February 2012.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">The Roger F. Wellington School in Belmont, Massachusetts, was designed by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.leviarc.com/">Levi</a>&nbsp;and dedicated in September 2011 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Massachusetts State Treasurer Steven Grossman.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508943 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Höweler+Yoon's Sky Courts honored by Architect Magazine and Boston Society of Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-weler-yoon-invited-to-participate-in-audi-urban-futures.html <p class="p1">Professor&nbsp;<a href="/content/structured-data/blog_post_list/Professor Eric H&ouml;weler's firm,">Eric H<span>&ouml;</span>weler</a>&nbsp;and his firm H&ouml;weler + Yoon Architecture&nbsp;won an Annual Design Award from&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/cultural-projects/chengdu-skycourts.aspx">Architect Magazine</a>&nbsp;and a Boston Society of Architects Honor Award for their project&nbsp;<span>Chengdu Sky Courts.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span>The firm has been invited to participate in the</span><a href="http://www.audi-urban-future-initiative.com/en/research/experiments-in-motion.html">&nbsp;Audi Urban Futures Initiative</a>&nbsp;<span>2012, a year long research project that speculates on the future of cities and mobility.</span></p> <p class="p1">Having recently completed the Boston Society of Architects headquarters&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/howeler-yoon-designed-bsa-space-opens.html">BSA Space</a>, the project has been published in&nbsp;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/building_types_study/Office_Buildings/2012/bsa-space.asp">Architectural Record</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.domusweb.it/en/architecture/in-form-communicating-the-city/">Domus</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=5168">The Architect's Newspaper</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architects.org/architectureboston/articles/space">Architecture Boston.</a>&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508934 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Ingeborg Rocker to speak at Technische Universität Munich http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ingeborg-rocker-to-speak-at-technische-universit-t-munich.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/ingeborg-rocker">Ingeborg Rocker</a>,&nbsp;Associated Professor and Director of the GSDigital Mediaworkshops and Principal of&nbsp;<a href="http://rocker-lange.com/">Rocker-Lange Architects</a>, will speak at the Technische Universit&auml;t Munich, Department for Architecture on April 20, 2012.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Her lecture will focus on the historical development of representation technologies and the role these play in design, particularly the digital medium and its impact on conception, representation and fabrication. The lecture will present Rocker's ongoing research project at the GSD, On the Bri(n)ck (<a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/courses/archive/fall-2010/on-the-bri-n-ck-architecture-of-the-envelope/">2010</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://architecture.gsd.harvard.edu/courses/archive/fall-2009/on-the-bri-n-ck-architecture-of-the-envelope/">2009</a>)&nbsp;and her practical and theoretical work on "Serial Multiplicites," of which different design versions have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale 2010 and other venues. Rocker-Lange Architects' "Density &amp; Openness: Recoding Building Bulk in Hong Kong," is currently exhibited at the Hong Kong Shenzhen Biennale curated by Terence Riley.</p> Faculty News 508936 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 "Cloud" by SsD opens in Heyri, Korea http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cloud-by-ssd-opens-in-heyri-korea.html <p class="p1">Jinhee Park (Design Critic in Architecture, MArch &lsquo;02) and John Hong (Adjunct Associate Professor, MArch &lsquo;96) of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/works/cultural/cloud/">SsD</a>&nbsp;recently completed &lsquo;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV2V7xX8G2s&amp;feature=youtu.be">Cloud</a>,&rsquo; an interactive public art piece in Korea&rsquo;s Heyri Art Valley.</p> <p class="p1">'Cloud' is a permanent light, sound, and sculpture installation that responds to the movement of passersby as well as to the dynamically changing weather patterns of the Heyri Art Valley. Three ethereal canopies come alive when people approach: patterns of changing light and sound invite one to discover new paths under and between them, inspiring impromptu gatherings or even improvised performances. When not responding to people, 'Cloud' enhances the dynamic experience of the weather: detecting temperature, wind, rain, and humidity, the sculpture takes each of these conditions and creates a new link between human and atmosphere through light and sound.</p> Faculty News 508939 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Kyu Sung Woo (MUD '70) awarded Harleston Parker Medal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kyu-sung-woo-mud-70-awarded-harleston-parker-medal.html <a href="http://execed.gsd.harvard.edu/faculty/woo-kyu-sung">Kyu Sung Woo</a><span>&nbsp;(MUD '70) was awarded the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://awards.architects.org/2011/">Harleston Parker Medal</a><span>&nbsp;by the Boston Society of Architects and the City of Boston. The annual award recognizes "the single most beautiful building or other structure" built in Boston within the past ten years. The Harvard University Graduate Student Housing building at 10 Akron Street was completed in 2008 with consideration for the specific goals of the university.&nbsp;</span><span>&ldquo;Every institution has a different mission,&rdquo; he says. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s interesting and exciting to see how we relate those missions into different buildings. For example, all the dormitories we have done, none of them have the same unit plan or floor plan. It&rsquo;s not just because of a site being rural or urban or suburban, but also, I think, each university has a different tradition and a different mission.&rdquo;</span> Alumni News 508940 Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Anita Berrizbeitia participated in Writing Landscape symposium at Syracuse University School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-anita-berrizbeitia-participated-in-writing-landscape.html <span>Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anita-berrizbeitia.html">Anita Berrizbeitia</a><span>&nbsp;participated in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://upstate.syr.edu/programming-conferences-writing-landscape.html"><em>Writing Landscape: Criticism Now</em></a><span>, a symposium sponsored by UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research, and Real Estate at Syracuse University School of Architecture. The symposium explored the role of criticism in the design, reception, and dissemination of landscape in contemporary culture.</span> Faculty News 508951 Wed, 11 Apr 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Cao | Perrot Studio's Cloud Terrace opens at Dumbarton Oaks http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cao-perrot-studio-s-cloud-terrace-opens-at-dumbarton-oaks.html <span>Cloud Terrace, a new temporary installation by landscape artists&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrewcao.html">Andy Cao</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11) and Xavier Perrot, recently opened at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. Clouds sculpted from chicken wire dangle 10,000 loaned Swarovski crystals creating the effect of gathered raindrops over the property's Arbor Terrace.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>, Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture at the GSD and Director of Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, says temporary installations &ldquo;breathe new life into these landscapes,&rdquo; which are &ldquo;living works&rdquo; no matter how historic. The commission developed from Cao's visit to the institute as a Loeb fellow in 2011.</span> Alumni News 508905 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Felipe Correa to lecture in Montevideo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-felipe-correa-to-lecture-in-montevideo.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>, Assistant Professor and Director of the Urban Design Program, will speak at Universidad de la Rep&uacute;blica in Montevideo (Uruguay) on April 13th. His lecture will focus on resource extraction within the South American continent and its effects on current urbanization processes.&nbsp; The lecture will also mark the launch of the</span><a href="http://www.sap-network.org/p/about.html">South America Project</a><span>&nbsp;Research Workshops to be carried out in Montevideo throughout the next two years.</span> Faculty News 508906 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Erika Naginski appointed Robert Sterling Clark Professor for 2012-2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/erika-naginski-appointed-robert-sterling-clark-professor-for.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/erika-naginski.html">Erika Naginski</a> has been appointed the Robert Sterling Clark Professor for 2012-2013. The Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professorship at Williams College and the Clark Art Institute brings to campus a distinguished art or architectural historian to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level and circulate in the &nbsp;intellectual community. Previous Clark Professors have included Robin Kelsey (Harvard University), Michael Cole (Columbia University), and Harry Francis Malgrave (IIT College of Architecture). Faculty News 508907 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Kiel Moe awarded MacDowell Colony Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-kiel-moe-awarded-macdowell-colony-fellowship.html <span>Professor&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/kiel-moe.html">Kiel Moe</a><span>&nbsp;has been awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship for Summer 2012. Founded in 1907, the MacDowell Colony is the nation&rsquo;s leading artist colony. The Colony nurtures the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.</span> Faculty News 508908 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori breaks ground at Novartis, wins prize for best design show http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-architects-to-break-ground-and-publish-work.html <p class="p1">A new lab building designed by Toshiko Mori Architect will break ground at the Novartis Campus in Cambridge, MA this spring. &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Two recent design commissions include the Peter Freeman Gallery in SoHo, as well as Sean Kelly&rsquo;s new gallery space in Hell&rsquo;s Kitchen. &nbsp;A book about Kelly&rsquo;s recently completed house in upstate New York, also designed by Toshiko Mori Architect, will be published by Hatje Cantz in the fall. &nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508910 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Memorial by Krzysztof Wodiczko and Julian Bonder (MDesS '96) unveiled in Nantes, France http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/memorial-by-krzysztof-wodiczko-and-julian-bonder-mdess-96-to.html <span>Professor in Residence in Art, Design, and the Public Domain&nbsp;</span>Krzysztof Wodiczko,&nbsp;<span>in collaboration with Julian Bonder (MDesS '96), has recently completed construction of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://memorial.nantes.fr/en/le-memorial/">Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery</a><span>&nbsp;in Nantes, France.</span><br /> Alumni News 508769 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 GSD mourns the passing of Luis Moreno Mansilla and Manuel de Solà-Morales http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-mourns-luis-moreno-mansilla-and-manuel-de-sola-morales.html <p>It is with enormous sadness that we announce the recent deaths of&nbsp;Luis Moreno Mansilla&nbsp;and&nbsp;Manuel de Sol&agrave;-Morales. The unexpectedness of both passings adds to the shock of a great loss.</p> Alumni News 508894 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rafael Moneo honored by UVA and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rafael-moneo-honored-by-uva-and-the-thomas-jefferson-foundation.html <span>The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture on April 13 to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rafael-moneo.html">Professor Rafael Moneo</a><span>.</span><br /><br /><span>The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals are the highest external honors bestowed by the University, which grants no honorary degrees. They recognize achievements of those who embrace endeavors in which Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third U.S. president, excelled and held in high regard. The Medal presentation will be followed with a lecture by Moneo.</span> Faculty News 508896 Fri, 06 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Remembering Luis Moreno Mansilla http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/remembering-luis-moreno-mansilla.html <span>Luis Moreno Mansilla was among the best, if not&nbsp;</span><em>the&nbsp;</em><span>best of architects to have passed through my office. His loss leaves behind a valuable body of work now, unfortunately, interrupted. My office must now adjust, but we must trust that our mission will not change. The nuances of Luis&rsquo;s complex, subtle, and sensitive personality made his contribution as definitive as unpredictable. We will certainly feel his absence.</span> Faculty News 508892 Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dean Mohsen Mostafavi interviewed by Nicolai Ouroussoff http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dean-mohsen-mostafavi-interviewed-by-nicolai-ouroussoff.html <p class="p1">In an interview by critic and author&nbsp;Nicolai Ouroussoff,&nbsp;Dean Mohsen Mostafavi&nbsp;discusses his favorite books.</p> Faculty News 508855 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Alex Krieger invited to lecture in China and Israel http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alex-krieger-invited-to-lecture-in-china-and-israel.html <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Over the GSD Spring Break Alex Krieger lectured at six of China's leading architecture and planning schools including&nbsp;</span>Tsinghua University in Beijing, Tonji University in Shanghai, Dongnan University in Nanjing, Xian University, Harbin University, &amp; Tianjin University. &nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Additionally, he addressed the staff of the Planning Bureaus of &nbsp;the cities of Tianjin, Shanghai, Nanjing and Fuzhou&nbsp;<span>about the importance of urban design</span>. &nbsp;Earlier in&nbsp;<span class="s1">March he delivered the Keynote Lecture at the Annual Conference of the Israel Planners Association, on this year's organizing theme of planning large scale urban infrastructure.</span></p> Alumni News 508852 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Zofnass methodology published in Infrastructure Sustainability and Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-methodology-published-in-infrastructure-sustainability.html <p>Recently released,&nbsp;<span>Infrastructure Sustainability and Design</span>&nbsp;compiles the first two years of research of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/research/research_centers/zofnass/index.html">Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure</a>.</p> <p>The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure was founded in 2008 by a generous donation from Paul and Joan Zofnass, and is housed at Harvard Graduate School of Design. Its activities are extended to several schools at the University including Public Health, Government, Business, and the Center for the Environment.</p> Faculty News 508854 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau spoke as part of the Presidential Lecture Series at Hampshire College http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-spoke-as-part-of-the-presidential-lecture-series-at.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eve-blau.html">Eve Blau</a>&nbsp;participated in&nbsp;a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU7rGjyHpVM">panel discussion</a>&nbsp;with documentary filmmaker&nbsp;Ken Burns&nbsp;and literary critic&nbsp;Christopher Benfey&nbsp;on "The Human Prospect: A Panel on History, Art and the Humanities"&nbsp;at Hampshire College, as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on February 21, 2012. &nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508842 Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Architecture and Urban Planning Studio meets with Harvard Alumni in Quito, Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-and-urban-planning-studio-meets-with-harvard-alumni.html <span>Students in Felipe Correa's option studio "A line in the Andes" travelled to Quito, Ecuador in February to examine ways the city might employ its new metro stations as foci for further urban transformations, including cultural, educational, and recreational facilities.</span> Alumni News 508820 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Professor Chris Reed to speak at LABASH Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-chris-reed-to-speak-at-labash-conference.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (AB '91), Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Founding Principal of <a href="http://www.stoss.net">Stoss Landscape Urbanism</a>, will present a keynote lecture entitled "Landscape and City-Making" at the annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.fiulabash2012.com/">LAbash</a>&nbsp;conference on Friday March 16 in Miami.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508821 Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Eve Blau Delivered Inaugural Woodruff Memorial Lecture at Yale SOA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-delivered-inaugural-woodruff-memorial-lecture-at-yale.html <span>Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form in the Department of Urban Planning and Design&nbsp;</span><span>Eve Blau delivered the inaugural George Morris Woodruff, Class of 1857,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architecture.yale.edu/drupal/events/lectures">Memorial Lecture at Yale University</a><span>&nbsp;on Februray 23, 2012 entitled&nbsp;</span><em>Transparency + Architecture: Between Information + Experience</em><span>.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508815 Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Howeler+Yoon designed BSA Space opens http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/howeler-yoon-designed-bsa-space-opens.html <span>Eric Howeler of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hyarchitecture.com/">Howeler+Yoon Architecture</a><span>&nbsp;has recently completed the new&nbsp;</span><a href="http://bsaspace.org/about/">BSA Space</a><span>&nbsp;at the Atlantic Wharf in Boston. A striking green "cloud" ceiling and dropped stair invites visitors to the meeting space and 6,000sf exhibition space dedicated to architecture and design.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 508689 Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Wang Shu Awarded the 2012 Pritzker Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/wang-shu-awarded-the-2012-pritzker-prize.html <span>Wang Shu is the first architect in China to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and at 48, the fourth youngest. The architect is celebrated for his commitment to China&rsquo;s history in a time of rapid development, integrating salvaged materials in experimental modern forms.</span> Faculty News 508741 Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 John Hong (MArch '96) and Jinhee Park (MArch '02) of SsD Win Emerging Voices Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-hong-march-96-and-jinhee-park-march-02-of-ssd-win-emerging.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/johnhong.html">Jon Hong</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '96) and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jinheepark.html">Jinhee Park</a><span>&nbsp;(MArch '02) of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ssdarchitecture.com/">SsD</a><span>&nbsp;recently received the Architectural League of New York&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://archleague.org/category/events/emerging-voices-events/">Emerging Voices Award</a><span>.&nbsp;</span><span>Emerging Voices spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism.&nbsp;</span><span>&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508731 Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Firm of Silvia Benedito selected as finalists for Bayern-Oil site development competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oficinaa-selected-as-finalists-for-bayern-oil-site-development.html <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silviabenedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a></span>, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArchII '04) have been selected as finalists for the Bayern-Oil site development Competition in Ingolstadt, Germany.</p> Alumni News 508726 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Faculty to Speak at 100th Annual Meeting of ACSA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-to-speak-at-100th-annual-meeting-of-acsa.html <p class="p1">Two faculty members have been invited to speak at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 1-4.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ingeborgrocker.html">Ingeborg Rocker</a>, Associate Professor of Architecture and Coordinator of Digital Workshops at the GSD, will be on the conference's opening panel alongside&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/sanfordkwinter.html">Sanford Kwinter</a>, Co-Director of the Master in Design Studies Program and Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism at the GSD.</p> Faculty News 508729 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 'Lightfall' Reviewed in Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lightfall-reviewed-in-boston-globe.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><span>Boston Globe</span><span>'s Robert Campbell&nbsp;</span><a href="http://articles.boston.com/2012-02-19/arts/31074183_1_arcades-digital-tools-photographs/2">reviews</a><span>&nbsp;</span><span>Preston Scott Cohen's&nbsp;</span><span>'Lightfall' exhibit in Gund Hall on the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.</span> Faculty News 508730 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Design Robotics Group to present Ceramics 2.0 at SmartGeometry workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/drg-to-present-ceramics-2-0-at-smartgeometry.html The GSD <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/advanced-studies-program/mdess/technology/digital-fabrication-robotics.html">Design Robotics Group</a> (DRG) has been selected to lead a cluster during the 2012<em> SmartGeometry</em>&nbsp;workshops that will take place in Troy, New York from March 19-24. ASP News 508703 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Jill Desimini and Jane Hutton speak at University College London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jill-desimini-and-jane-hutton-speaking-at-university-college.html Faculty News 508695 Thu, 16 Feb 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Christopher Lee designs BMW Olympic Pavilion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christopher-lee-of-serie-designs-bmw-olympic-pavilion.html <p>BMW recently revealed plans for the&nbsp;2012 Olympic Pavilion&nbsp;in London, designed by Serie co-founder and&nbsp;GSD Design Critic in Architecture,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/christopherlee.html">Christopher Lee</a>.&nbsp;</p> Faculty News 508691 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 GSD Faculty and Alumni speak at Yale SOA drawing conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-speak-at-yale-soa-drawing-conference.html <span>Over the weekend of February 9, Yale School of Architecture hosted the symposium&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.architecture.yale.edu/drupal/events/symposia/spring2012">"Is Drawing Dead?"</a><span>&nbsp;to question the historic role of drawing in an architectural practice now focused on parametric modeling, computational design, digital design and fabrication, and Building Information Management (BIM).</span> Alumni News 508692 Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 "The Garden in the Machine" featured at MoMA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-garden-in-the-machine-featured-at-moma.html <span>&ldquo;The Garden in the Machine,&rdquo; a collaborative project by an interdisciplinary team led by Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) which includes Roberta M. Feldman, Theaster Gates (Loeb Fellow '11), Greg Lindsay, Kate Orff (MLA '97), and Rafi Segal (Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design), will be on display at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1230">The Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream</a><span>&nbsp;exhibition to open at the Museum of Modern Art on February 15, 2012. The project proposes a new plan for transforming Cicero, a former factory town outside Chicago, and reimagines the remains of the suburb's industry to transform it into an "arrival city."</span> Alumni News 508679 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Felipe Correa to speak at Princeton/UCLA Watershed Workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-to-speak-at-princeton-ucla-watershed-workshop.html Faculty News 508576 Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:00:00 -0500 Joan Busquets receives Prix spécial de l’Urbanisme http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joan-busquets-receives-prix-sp-cial-de-l-urbanisme.html Faculty News 508325 Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:00:00 -0500 Charles Waldheim delivers Timothy Egan Lenahan Memorial Lecture at Yale University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-delivers-landscape-as-urbanism-lecture-at-yale.html Faculty News 508271 Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:00:00 -0500 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-urban-kiley-teaching-fellowship-in-landscape-architecture.html Faculty News 507943 Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:00:00 -0500 Jerold Kayden's Zoning the City conference—"Planning NYC's next 50 years" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-s-zoning-the-city-conference-planning-nyc-s-next.html Faculty News 507867 Tue, 13 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Pierre Belanger receives first prize in Dubendorf Airport design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-belanger-receives-first-prize-in-dubendorf-airport-design.html Faculty News 507822 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Martha Schwartz inducted into College of Fellows of the American Society of Landscape Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/martha-schwartz-nominated-for-fellowship-by-boston-society-of.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/marthaschwartz.html">Martha Schwartz</a>, Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture, was nominated by the Boston Society of Landscape Architects in the Works Category. Faculty News 507757 Sat, 03 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Mariana Ibanez, Cameron Wu, shortlisted for MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mariana-ibanez-cameron-wu-shortlisted-for-moma-ps1-young.html Faculty News 507717 Thu, 01 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 DesignIntelligence names Charles Waldheim among most admired design educators in U.S. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designintelligence-names-charles-waldheim-among-most-admired.html Faculty News 507700 Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Joan Busquets receives 2011 Erasmus Prize http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/joan-busquets-receives-2011-erasmus-prize.html Faculty News 507703 Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Michael Van Valkenburgh, 2011 ASLA Design Medal Recipient http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-2011-asla-design-medal-recipient.html Faculty News 507696 Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Jinhee Park, MArch '02, named Top Architect in Marie Claire Women on Top Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jinhee-park-march-02-named-top-architect-in-marie-claire-women.html Alumni News 507629 Thu, 17 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Felipe Correa featured in revista Arquine of Mexico http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/assistant-professor-felipe-correa-featured-in-revista-arquine-of.html Faculty News 507540 Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Chris Reed's CityDeck earns Top Honor Award from Waterfront Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-s-citydeck-earns-top-honor-award-from-waterfront.html Faculty News 507544 Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Preston Scott Cohen's Herta and Paul Amir Building opens at Tel Aviv Museum of Art http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/preston-scott-cohen-s-herta-and-paul-amir-building-opened-at-tel.html Cohen's 195,000-square-foot museum addition expresses a faith in the latest technology. And like much traditional Mediterranean architecture, it hides an intriguing core within a cool, white exterior. Faculty News 507536 Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0500 GSD Platform series releases fourth edition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-platform-series-releases-fourth-edition.html Faculty News 507508 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 11:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim delivers keynote lecture for Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture Annual Meeting in Nanjing, China http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-delivers-keynote-lecture-for-chinese-society-of.html Faculty News 507505 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Hooper critiques growing anti-participation sentiment in Next American City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-hooper-denounces-growing-anti-participation-sentiment-in.html Amidst a rising chorus of anti-participation rhetoric, Assistant Professor Michael Hooper extolls the benefits of civic engagement in urban planning.<br /> Faculty News 507447 Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici's search for the wild gingko http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-s-search-for-the-wild-gingko.html Faculty News 507394 Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Jerold Kayden's Op-Ed on Occupy Wall Street and Privately Owned Public Spaces http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-jerold-kayden-s-op-ed-on-occupy-wall-street-and.html Faculty News 507383 Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:00:00 -0400 Associate Professor Pierre Bélanger selected to jury of YUL-MTL: Moving Landscapes International Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-pierre-b-langer-selected-to-jury-for-yul-mtl.html Faculty News 507139 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Jorge Silvetti's firm among winning teams in Rio de Janeiro Olympic Port Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jorge-silvetti-s-firm-among-winning-teams-in-rio-de-janeiro.html Faculty News 507116 Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori's Center of Excellence shortlisted for 2011 WAF Awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-s-center-for-excellence-shortlisted-for-2011-waf.html Faculty News 507120 Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Farshid Moussavi's FMA wins competition to design Paris residential complex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-professor-farshid-moussavi-wins-competition-to-design.html Faculty News 507052 Mon, 17 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Professor Jerold Kayden on occupying Wall Street at the public-private frontier http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-jerold-kayden-on-occupying-wall-street-at-the-public.html In future years, people will remember 2011 as the year in which physical public space reclaimed its lofty status in the public sphere thanks to the audacious actions of engaged individuals. <br /> Faculty News 507049 Sat, 15 Oct 2011 12:00:00 -0400 Zofnass Program and Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure establish partnership to support sustainable infrastructure http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zofnass-program-and-institute-for-sustainable-infrastructure.html Faculty News 507051 Sat, 15 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim, Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, talks about the invention of GIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-chair-of-the-department-of-landscape.html Since its origins in the 1960s, GIS has enabled designers, planners, developers, public agencies, and communities to make better decisions about the shape of urbanization and its impact. GIS improves design and planning by using geographically referenced data on subjects ranging from the economy to ecology and beyond. Faculty News 507095 Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:00:00 -0400 South America Project Symposium and Network Launch at GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/south-america-project-symposium-and-network-launch-at-gsd.html <p>&ldquo;The South America Project (SAP): Hinterland Urbanisms&rdquo; symposium took place at Harvard&rsquo;s GSD on October 7<sup>th</sup> and 8<sup>th</sup>. The event marked the launch of an applied research and design network that examines the space of design within recent resource Extraction and continental Integration policies in South America.</p> Faculty News 507017 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 SURFACE DEEP Reford Gardens, Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/surface-deep-reford-gardens-grand-metis-quebec-canada.html Surface Deep is a new garden recently installed within the entry sequence for the visitors to the Reford Gardens' Metis International Garden Festival in Quebec, Canada. Supported by the Department of Landscape Architecture, the project's design was led by Harvard Graduate School of Design lecturers <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/leireasensiovilloria.html">Leire Asensio Villoria</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/davidmah.html">David Syn Chee Mah</a> and developed and fabricated in collaboration with students from the Landscape Architecture and Architecture programs at the Harvard GSD. Faculty News 507008 Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Firm of Professor Jorge Silvetti Wins KLIFD Competition to Design Kuala Lumpur International Financial District http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-professor-jorge-silvetti-wins-klifd-competition-to.html Machado and Silvetti Associates, firm of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jorgesilvetti.html">Jorge Silvetti</a>, Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Architecture, with its international partner, Akitek Jururancang (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (AJM) has recently been awarded the commission as master planners for the Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD). Alumni News 507012 Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden, Amanda Burden to Co-Chair Zoning the City Conference in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-participate-in-the-zoning-the-city-conference.html Alumni News 506928 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni, among ASLA Professional Awards recipients http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-among-asla-professional-awards-recipients.html Alumni News 506917 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori's House in Ghent featured in Architectural Review http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-s-house-in-ghent-featured-in-architectural-review.html Faculty News 506892 Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh's Penn Park offers new open space for the Penn community http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-s-penn-park-offers-new-open-space-for.html Faculty News 506880 Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 Susan Fainstein, Professor of Urban Planning, to receive Paul Davidoff Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-fainstein-professor-of-urban-planning-to-receive-paul.html Faculty News 506884 Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 GSD Alum questions Professor Chris Reed on "Landscape Optimism" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alum-questions-professor-chris-reed-on-landscape-optimism.html Alumni News 506838 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 First Look: Rem Koolhaas’ Architecture for Architects at Cornell University http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/first-look-rem-koolhaas-architecture-for-architects-at-cornell.html Faculty News 506541 Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:00:00 -0400 New Geographies journal receives Graham Foundation grant http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-geographies-journal-receives-graham-foundation-grant.html Alumni News 506534 Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:00:00 -0400 Pierre Belanger selected as finalist for Dubendorf Airport Design Competition, Zurich, Switzerland http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-belanger-selected-as-finalist-for-dubendorf-airport.html Faculty News 506518 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:00:00 -0400 Architecture in India, by Rahul Mehrotra, released in Mumbai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-in-india-by-rahul-mehrotra-released-in-mumbai.html Faculty News 506508 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:00:00 -0400 Somatic Collaborative, design practice of Assistant Professor Felipe Correa and Anthony Acciavatti (MARCH II ’09), unveils a proposal for Plaza República in Quito, Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/somatic-collaborative-design-practice-of-assistant-professor.html Faculty News 506515 Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:00:00 -0400 Harvard Design Magazine, Architectures of Latin America now available http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-design-magazine-number-34-now-available.html Alumni News 506488 Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:00:00 -0400 GSD Coordinates Conference on a Sustainable Future for the Exumas http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-coordinates-conference-on-a-sustainable-future-for-the.html The Ministry of The Environment of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in conjunction with the Bahamas National Trust and the Harvard Graduate School of Design held a one-day conference in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Friday, July 8, 2011.<br /> Faculty News 505561 Fri, 19 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 New publication by Rahul Mehrotra released in Mumbai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-publication-by-rahul-mehrotra-released-in-mumbai.html &nbsp; Faculty News 505473 Wed, 03 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Peter Del Tredici joins call for reassessment of non-native species in science journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/peter-del-tredici-joins-call-for-reassessment-of-non-native.html Peter Del Tredici, Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, joins call for reassessment of non-native species in <em>Nature</em> science journal Faculty News 505450 Thu, 09 Jun 2011 01:00:00 -0400 GSD to Study Persian Gulf http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-study-persian-gulf.html Researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Design recently launched a cross-disciplinary study of the Persian Gulf region to aid future sustainable urbanism in the area when various economies shed their dependence on gas and oil revenue. Faculty News 500302 Wed, 04 May 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Toshiko Mori, Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture, designs “Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay,” exhibition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toshiko-mori-robert-p-hubbard-professor-in-the-practice-of.html The exhibition opens at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum March 18, 2011. Faculty News 500295 Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:00:00 -0400 Thomas Schroepfer presents results of Dense+Green Studio; opens exhibition at the Singapore Institute of Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thomas-schroepfer-presents-results-of-dense-green-studio-opens.html Associate Professor of Architecture Thomas Schroepfer was invited to present the results of his Fall 2010 Dense+Green Architecture Option Studio, in conjunction with their exhibition, at the Singapore Institute of Architects last month. Faculty News 500298 Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:00:00 -0500 Eve Blau, Adjunct Professor of Architectural History, visits Azerbaijan with students of Baku http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/eve-blau-adjunct-professor-of-architectural-history-visits.html Eve Blau's research seminar "Oil City" analyzed the development of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, in the context of the shifting geopolitics of the region. Faculty News 500296 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:00:00 -0500