This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and Teri Rueb (PhD '11)—the latter the 2012–13 metaLAB artist in residence—released their "Other Order" app, which tours visitors to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.
On the tail end of a week as a visiting fellow in residence at the Harvard Graudate School of Design, Robert Hammond, who cofounded the organization “Friends of the High Line” and cocreated the celebrated High Line park in New York City, met up with Boston Globe reporter Renée Loth and Jerold Kayden, the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, to walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.
Assistant professor of Urban Planning Joyce Klein Rosenthal's latest study of heat-related mortality in cities has garnered significant reponse—both TIME Magazine and the UK's Daily Mail have featured it in the past weeks.
Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture Silvia Benedito was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation, which is focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.
MDes Professor of Art, Design, and the Public Domain Krzysztof Wodiczko’s “Homeless Projection: Place des Arts” will be on view at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal from October 8, 2014 to November 22, 2014.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the recipients of the 2014 ASLA Professional and Student Awards, and several Harvard University Graduate School of Design students were among the honorees.
That architects, urban planners, landscape architects, lawyers, government officials, and many other professionals all make valuable contributions to solving systemic problems underlies the interest of many individuals in enrolling in a joint or concurrent degree program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
As part of Storefront for Art and Architecture's "Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles," which uses the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles as a platform for exploring questions of provision, domesticity, and palimpsestic architecture, lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Luis Callejas, presents the installation "Wet Horizons."
This weekend, Chris Reed, associate professor of Landscape Architecture, will be giving a keynote lecture on social activation and civic spaces at the International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Zaneta Hong, lecturer in Landscape Architecture, together with Teaching Fellow Phoebe White, was awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence. The award is sponsored by the Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, in cooperation with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education.