Harvard GSD: Landscape Architecture News http://www.gsd.harvard.edu News from the Department of Landscape Architecture. Associate professor Pierre Bélanger to author upcoming Pamphlet Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/associate-professor-pierre-b-langer-to-author-upcoming-pamphlet.html <span>It was announced recently that associate professor of landscape architecture,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/pierre-belanger.html">Pierre B&eacute;langer</a><span>, was awarded the prize for the next edition of the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://pamphlet.papress.com/">Pamphlet Architecture</a>&nbsp;series (<em>Going Live, from Models to Systems</em>) to be published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015.</span> Alumni News 564064 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Faculty top ASLA "Best Books of 2014" list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-top-asla-best-books-of-2014-list.html <span>The American Society of Landscape Architects recently published their annual "</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://dirt.asla.org/2014/12/01/best-books-of-2014/">Best Books</a><span>" list&mdash;with this year's top 10 featuring two significant works by Harvard University Graduate School of Design professors.</span> Faculty News 564058 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Landscape Ascendant: Charles Birnbaum's year in review http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-ascendant-charles-birnbaum-s-year-in-review.html <p>2014 was a watershed year for landscape architecture, in the view of <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/charles-a-birnbaum-fasla-faar.html">Charles Birnbaum</a> (LF &rsquo;98): &ldquo;This year there was a cultural shift that saw landscape architecture and its practitioners achieve an unprecedented level of visibility and influence.&rdquo; He takes stock of the achievements and events in the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-a-birnbaum/2014s-notable-development_b_6295460.html"><em>Huffington Post</em></a><em>.</em></p> Landscape Architecture News 564048 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Advocating for Santiago, GSD students and alum reach the 100 Resilient Cities list http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/advocating-for-santiago-gsd-students-and-alum-reach-the-100.html <span>The Rockefeller Foundation initiative&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.100resilientcities.org/">100 Resilient Cities</a><span>&nbsp;announced yesterday that Santiago, Chile, has just made the cut. Out of 330 applications, Santiago&mdash;nominated and submitted by a team of Harvard University Graduate School of Design students and alumni&mdash;was selected as a site to "</span><span>become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."</span> Alumni News 564031 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Robert Hammond shares lessons from work on the High Line with MUP students http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/robert-hammond-shares-lessons-from-work-on-the-high-line-with.html <span>As part of a week spent visiting the Harvard University Graduate School of Design as a Visiting Fellow, Friends of the High Line cofounder Robert Hammond recently sat down with members of the Harvard Urban Planning Organization (HUPO) to discuss his innovative work.</span> Landscape Architecture News 563916 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 A new season for Kirkland Gallery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-new-season-for-kirkland-gallery.html <span>Hanging quietly from the ceiling and the walls, the fragile paper-art by Ken Chongsuwat and Eri Yamagata is the focus of "Nescient Hues / Meltwater": the first exhibition to kick off this season at the Kirkland Gallery at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 563915 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Chris Reed and team selected as finalists for Future Ground competition in New Orleans http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chris-reed-and-team-selected-as-finalists-for-future-ground.html <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.vanalen.org/elsewhere/competition/future-ground">Future Ground</a><span>&nbsp;design competition has selected a project by led by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>, Scott Bishop, and Amy Whitesides (MLA '12) of the Boston-based design firm STOSS Landscape Urbanism with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-yoachim.html">Ann Yoachim</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '13)</span><span>, Byron Stigge (MDes '05), Jonathan Tate (MDes '08), Kate Kennen (MLA '05), Liz Ogbu (MArch '04),&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jill-desimini.html">Jill Desimini</a><span>, Teresa Lynch, and Michael Brady.</span> Alumni News 563907 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Hashim Sarkis appointed Dean of MIT School of Architecture and Planning http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hashim-sarkis-appointed-dean-of-mit-school-of-architecture-and.html <span>Harvard University Graduate School of Design professor and alumnus Hashim Sarkis has been appointed as&nbsp;Dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.<br /></span> Alumni News 563894 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 A new kind of guided tour for Harvard's Arnold Arboretum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-new-kind-of-guided-tour-for-harvard-s-arnold-arboretum.html <span>This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and&nbsp;Teri Rueb (PhD '11)&mdash;the latter the 2012&ndash;13&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://metalab.harvard.edu/">metaLAB</a><span>&nbsp;artist in residence&mdash;released their&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.terirueb.net/other_order/">"Other Order"</a><span>&nbsp;app, which tours visitors to the&nbsp;</span><span>Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.</span> Alumni News 563871 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden and Robert Hammond walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway with the Boston Globe http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jerold-kayden-and-robert-hammond-walk-the-rose-kennedy-greenway.html <span>On the tail end of a week as a visiting fellow in residence at the Harvard Graudate School of Design,&nbsp;</span><span>Robert Hammond, who cofounded the organization&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.thehighline.org/"><span class="s1">&ldquo;Friends of the High Line&rdquo;</span></a><span>&nbsp;and cocreated the celebrated High Line park in New York City, met up with&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/10/17/urban-acupuncture-and-boston-public-realm/Thku8ejsx5aJxy5CoTh6UJ/story.html?s_campaign=8315"><em>Boston Globe</em></a>&nbsp;reporter Ren&eacute;e Loth and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jerold-kayden.html">Jerold Kayden</a>,&nbsp;<span>the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, to walk the&nbsp;Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.</span></span> Landscape Architecture News 563872 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Hot in the news: Joyce Klein Rosenthal's research featured in TIME Magazine, Harvard Gazette, and the Daily Mail http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/hot-in-the-news-joyce-klein-rosenthal-s-research-featured-in.html <span>Assistant professor of Urban Planning&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Klein Rosenthal</a><span>'s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/joyce-klein-rosenthal-publishes-on-heat-related-mortality-in-new.html">latest study</a><span>&nbsp;of heat-related mortality in cities has garnered significant reponse&mdash;both&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://time.com/3457668/climate-change-poor-neighborhoods/">TIME</a>&nbsp;Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;and the UK's&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2782135/Could-CLIMATE-CHANGE-determine-sex-child-Warmer-temperatures-linked-rise-baby-girls-born.html"><em>Daily Mail</em></a><span>&nbsp;have featured it in the past weeks.</span> Faculty News 563855 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:15:00 -0400 Silvia Benedito awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/silvia-benedito-awarded-the-macdowell-colony-fellowship.html <span>Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/silvia-benedito.html">Silvia Benedito</a><span>&nbsp;was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled&nbsp;</span><em>Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation</em><span>, which is&nbsp;focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.</span> Faculty News 563852 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Krzysztof Wodiczko's "Homeless Projection" Opens in Montreal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/krzysztof-wodiczko-s-homeless-projection-opens-in-montreal.html <span>MDes Professor of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/art-design-and-the-public-domain/index.html">Art, Design, and the Public Domain</a><span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/krzysztof-wodiczko.html">Krzysztof Wodiczko</a><span>&rsquo;s &ldquo;Homeless Projection: Place des Arts&rdquo; will be on view at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.macm.org/en/expositions/krzysztof-wodiczko/">Mus&eacute;e d&rsquo;art contemporain de Montr&eacute;al</a><span>&nbsp;from October 8, 2014 to November 22, 2014.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563739 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 GSD students receive 2014 ASLA awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-receive-2014-asla-awards.html <span>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.</span> Architecture News 563786 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 UPD students reflect on joint and concurrent degree programs http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-reflect-on-joint-and-concurrent-degree-programs.html <span>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.</span> Architecture News 563771 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Luis Callejas's "Wet Horizons" to open in LA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/luis-callejas-s-wet-horizons-to-open-in-la.html <span>As part of Storefront for Art and Architecture's&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http:// http//www.wwstorefront.org/project9.html">"Host: Natural Histories for Los Angeles,"</a><span>&nbsp;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,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a><span>, presents the installation "Wet Horizons."</span> Architecture News 563769 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Zaneta Hong awarded a certificate of teaching excellence http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/zaneta-hong-awarded-a-certificate-of-teaching-excellence.html <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/zaneta-hong.html">Zaneta Hong</a><span>, lecturer in Landscape Architecture, together with Teaching Fellow Phoebe White, was awarded a&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://bokcenter.harvard.edu/awards">Certificate of Teaching Excellence</a><span>. 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.</span></p> Faculty News 563741 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Social activation and civic spaces: Chris Reed at the International Biennial of Landscape Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/social-activation-and-civic-spaces-chris-reed-at-the.html <span>This weekend,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a><span>, associate professor of Landscape Architecture, will be giving a keynote lecture on social activation and civic spaces at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.arquitectes.cat/sites/default/files/users/user79/fulleto%208biennal_finalistas_CAT.pdf">International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, Spain</a><span>&nbsp;on Saturday, September 27, 2014</span><span>.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563740 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood interviewed on South Korea's PD Notebook program http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/professor-niall-kirkwood-interviewed-on-south-korea-s-pd.html <span>Niall Kirkwood, professor of landscape architecture and technology, was interviewed in early September for a television broadcast of PD Notebook on Korea's MBC Channel.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563666 Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0400 The GSD announces new faculty appointments in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and administration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-new-faculty-appointments-in-architecture-landscape.html <span>The GSD is pleased to announce six new appointments in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning, as well as five signficant appointments in faculty administration.</span> Architecture News 563662 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Pierre Bélanger speaks at the Strelka Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pierre-b-langer-speaks-at-the-strelka-institute.html <span>In his lecture this past June, <span>associate professor of landscape architecture and MDes program co-director</span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/pierre-belanger.html"><span class="s1">Pierre B&eacute;langer</span></a><span>&nbsp;challenged the disciplines of engineering and planning to propose new, ecological strategies for infrastructure at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.strelka.com/en/home"><span class="s1">Strelka Institute</span></a><span>&nbsp;in&nbsp;</span><span class="s1">Moscow</span><span>.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563644 Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0400 Bradley Cantrell receives TEDGlobal 2014 Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bradley-cantrell-receives-tedglobal-2014-fellowship.html Bradley Cantrell (MLA &lsquo;03), associate professor of landscape architecture, has been named a TEDGlobal 2014 Fellow. Faculty News 563214 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Gary Hilderbrand’s latest work http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gary-hilderbrand-s-latest-work.html Robert Campbell writes in the <a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html"><em>Boston Sunday Globe </em></a>that it&rsquo;s too soon to rule on the success of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute before it opens at Williams College. But so far he likes what he sees, the result of a partnership of architect Tadao Ando and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/gary-hilderbrand.html">Gary Hilderbrand</a> (professor of landscape architecture). It&rsquo;s architecture and landscape &ldquo;choreographed into a single work of art.&rdquo; Read the <a class="target-blank" href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2014/06/28/one-with-nature/FRctYsvnH420CD8bWkENWL/story.html">review</a>.<br /><br /><em>Images courtesy of Reed Hilderbrand</em> Architecture News 563204 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0400 MLAs earn top honors in Ecological Community competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mlas-earn-top-honors-in-ecological-community-competition.html Ken Chongsuwat and Peichen Hao (both MLA I 15') earned honorable mention&ndash;the top award&ndash;in the Ecological Community competition of the Two World Community Foundation. Their advisors for the project were <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/david-mah.html">David Mah</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed</a> (associate professor of landscape architecture). Faculty News 563197 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Niall Kirkwood launches joint Irish research initiative http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/niall-kirkwood-launches-joint-irish-research-initiative.html Niall Kirkwood (professor of landscape architecture and technology) recently inaugurated a joint research initiative, &ldquo;Urban Ireland: The City of Belfast as a Laboratory of Change,&rdquo; at the University of Ulster School of the Built Environment in Belfast, Northern Ireland. To commemorate the project launch, Kirkwood gave a keynote lecture this month at the University. Faculty News 563159 Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Bradley Cantrell (MLA ‘03) appointed associate professor of landscape architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/bradley-cantrell-mla-03-appointed-associate-professor-of.html <p class="p1">The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Bradley Cantrell (MLA &lsquo;03) as Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> Faculty News 563155 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Christina Geros Wins Radcliffe Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/christina-geros-wins-radcliffe-competition.html Despite stiff competition, Christina Geros (MAUD, MLA '15) has emerged as the winner in the Radcliffe Public Art Competition with &ldquo;Latent (e)Scapes,&rdquo; an interactive installation now in Radcliffe Yard.<em></em> Alumni News 563146 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD Students join the WorldWide Storefront http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-join-the-worldwide-storefront.html Ashley Mendelsohn (MDesS '14) and&nbsp;Craig Reschke (MLA '15), along with Ann Lui, Larisa Ovalles and Ben Widger are one of the 10 winning teams of the WorldWide Storefront competition for art &amp; architecture. They will present their project, the Spectacle Syndicate, an itinerant event venue located on the back of a traveling truck, in the fall. Landscape Architecture News 563132 Thu, 29 May 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Michael Van Valkenburgh named GSD Class Day speaker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-van-valkenburgh-named-gsd-class-day-speaker.html <a class="target-blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2014/05/van-valkenburgh-gsd-class-day-speaker"></a><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/michael-van-valkenburgh.html">Michael Van Valkenburgh</a>,<span>&nbsp;Eliot professor in practice of landscape architecture, will be the Harvard Graduate School of Design Class Day speaker on May 28.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 563101 Tue, 20 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty and alumni awarded Graham Foundation Grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-and-alumni-awarded-graham-foundation-grants.html <span>The GSD is well represented among the&nbsp;<span>The Graham Foundation's 2014 Grants to Individuals.</span></span> Alumni News 563092 Mon, 19 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Leif Estrada (MLA/MDes '14) wins Fisher Prize for Excellence in GIS http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/leif-estrada-mla-mdes-14-wins-fisher-prize-for-excellence-in-gis.html Leif Estrada (MLA/MDes '14) has won the 2014 Howard T. Fisher Prize for Excellence in GIS (Graduate Category) for his entry, &ldquo;Temporal Morphology: Synthetic Growth and Natural Decline of Alameda Island.&rdquo; Landscape Architecture News 563098 Mon, 19 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Student research featured in Landscape Architecture Frontiers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-theses-research-projects-featured-in-landscape.html <p>Research projects by Alexander Arrojo (MLA '13) and Daia Stutz (MLAUD '13) were featured in the February issue of<em>&nbsp;Landscape Architecture Frontiers.</em></p> Alumni News 563082 Fri, 16 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 GA Collaborative receives EDRA's 2014 Place Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ga-collaborative-receives-edra-s-2014-place-design-award.html GA Collaborative, the non-profit design organization of Zaneta Hong (lecturer in landscape architecture and MLA I '07), Michael Leighton Beaman (MArch '03), James Setzler (MArch '05), and Yutaka Sho (MArch '05) is EDRA's 2014 Place Design Award recipient for the &ldquo;Masoro Village Project." Faculty News 563083 Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Charles Waldheim speaks at The Arts Club of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/charles-waldheim-speaks-at-the-arts-club-of-chicago.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/charles-waldheim.html">Charles Waldheim</a><span>, FAAR, John E. Irving Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, delivered a public lecture to The Arts Club of Chicago on the subject of his forthcoming book-length history of Chicago&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Hare International Airport</span><span>.</span> Faculty News 562962 Wed, 14 May 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Jill Desimini to present at the Library of Congress on May 16 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jill-desimini-to-present-at-the-library-of-congress-on-may-16.html Jill Desimini, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, will give a talk at the Library of Congress on Friday, May 16 at 1:30pm as part of its conference <em>From Terra to Terabytes: The History of 20<sup>th</sup> Century Cartography and Beyond</em>. Faculty News 562958 Wed, 14 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Rosetta Sarah Elkin’s Tiny Taxonomy exhibited in London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rosetta-sarah-elkin-s-tiny-taxonomy-exhibited-in-london.html The garden exhibit Tiny Taxonomy, designed by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rosetta-elkin.html">Rosetta Elkin</a> (lecturer of landscape architecture) will be on display at Belgrave Square in London May 16-31. Faculty News 562960 Wed, 14 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Michelle Franco wins AAUW Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michelle-franco-wins-aauw-fellowship.html Michelle Arevalos Franco (MLA I &rsquo;15) recently received the news that she won the American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowship. The prize provides $18k to fund Franco&rsquo;s last year at Harvard and any research or independent projects she takes on during the fellowship year. Landscape Architecture News 562942 Thu, 08 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Benedito's OFICINAA on cover of Landscape Architecture Frontiers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oficinaa-s-project-on-cover-of-landscape-architecture-frontiers.html Oficinaa, the firm of Silvia Benedito (assistant professor in landscape architecture) and Alexander H&auml;usler (MArch II '04) is featured in <em>Landscape Architecture Frontiers</em> with the project &ldquo;Lichtung.&rdquo; Alumni News 562934 Wed, 07 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 GSD Alumna receives 2014 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumna-receives-2014-cooper-hewitt-national-design-award.html San Francisco based Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, founded by GSD alumna Andrea Cochran, has received the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for 2014 Alumni News 562933 Wed, 07 May 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Stoss "inspires" in this month's Elle Decor http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/stoss-shakes-things-up-in-may-s-elle-decor.html Stoss Landscape Urbanism featured as "Inspiration" in May issue of <em>Elle Decor.</em> Faculty News 562914 Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Designing with air and water: Luis Callejas talks with Section Cut http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-with-air-and-water-luis-callejas-talks-with-section.html <p>In the latest of <em>Section Cut</em> website&rsquo;s<em> </em>&ldquo;Giants!&rdquo; series, an interview<em> </em>with <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/luis-rodrigo-callejas-mujica.html">Luis Callejas</a> (lecturer in landscape architecture) offers a glimpse of this cross-disciplinary architect&rsquo;s intelligence and vision and the reasons he keeps attracting awards and important commissions.</p> Listen to the <a href="http://sectioncut.com/brains/giants/">interview</a>. Alumni News 562900 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 GSD announces 2014 Community Service Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-2014-community-service-fellowship-program-fellows.html The 2014 Community Service Fellowship Program Fellows, representing all the GSD programs, will be taking it to the streets this summer to challenge themselves and test their learning on design and planning projects with direct community impact. The 10-week paid summer internships will send them to local community organizations, federal and state agencies and nonprofit institutions with a wide range of needs. Architecture News 562898 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Announcing the 2014-15 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows.html <p>The Loeb Fellowship cast a wide net for next year&rsquo;s Fellows and once again has selected&nbsp;practitioners logging extraordinary successes to achieve equity and enhance our built and natural environment. Their work encompasses sustainable agriculture and food security, traditional practices for tribal community development, water rights and coastal resiliency. They are leading pop-up neighborhood improvement demonstrations and studying pop-up political resistance. They are saying No to sprawl and Yes to affordable housing and livable streets. And they include the Fellowship&rsquo;s first television talk show host!</p> Meet the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/announcing-the-2014-15-loeb-fellows/#more-8954">2014-15 Loeb class</a> Architecture News 562897 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Sara Zewde (MLA ’15) named National Olmsted Scholar http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sara-zewde-mla-15-named-national-olmsted-scholar.html Sara Zewde (MLA &rsquo;15) has been recognized as the 2014 graduate level&nbsp;National Olmsted Scholar. The award is the highest honor in the Landscape Architecture Foundation&rsquo;s Olmsted Scholars Program, the premier national award program for landscape architecture students. Landscape Architecture News 562881 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 MDesS student receives honorable mention for National Geographic Award in mapping http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mdes-student-receives-honorable-mention-for-national-geographic.html Leif Estrada (MLA/MDesS in Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology) has received honorable mention in the 2014 National Geographic Award in Mapping for "Morphology: Synthetic Growth + Natural Decline." Estrada created his submission in the fall course &ldquo;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/ses-05344-fall-2013.html">Maps and Mapping</a>&rdquo; taught by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/charles-waldheim.html">Charles Waldheim</a> and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/matthew-wilson.html">Matthew Wilson</a>. Faculty News 562868 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -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 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 Team led by Daniel Daou wins Arquine Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-daou-wins-arquine-competition.html A team led by Daniel Daou (DDes 15) has won the 1st place in the 16<sup>th</sup> <a href="http://www.arquine.com/concurso/concurso-arquine-no-16-umbral-de-las-americas/#inicio">Arquine International Architecture Competition</a> with the entry &ldquo;Umbral de las Am&eacute;ricas.&rdquo; Collaborators include Elizabeth A&ntilde;a&ntilde;os, Adriana Chavez (MArch II, MDesS 14), Oscar Malaspina (MAUD 13), Gabriel Morales (AA MArch 11), Nicolas Rivard (MAUD 12) and Einat Rosenkrantz (MAUD 13). Architecture News 562758 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -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 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 On tenth anniversary, Aga Khan symposium calls for dialogue between development and conservation http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/on-tenth-anniversary-of-aga-khan-program-symposium-calls-for.html <span>In the spirit of creating new forms of collaboration to address&nbsp;<span>contemporary design issues</span>, on March 7 the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://research.gsd.harvard.edu/agakhanprogram/">Aga Khan Program</a>&nbsp;at the Harvard Graduate School of Design celebrated its tenth anniversary by joining with academics and experts from MIT&rsquo;s Aga Khan Program, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to explore&nbsp;</span><em>The Space Between Development and Conservation</em><span>&nbsp;in the Muslim world.&nbsp;</span> Architecture News 562694 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -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 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 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 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 DDes conference offers new perspectives on urban metabolism http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ddes-conference-offers-new-perspectives-on-urban-metabolism.html <span>&ldquo;Projective Views on Urban Metabolism,&rdquo; the annual Doctor of Design conference, brought together scholars from across the disciplines and around the globe to explore how a new approach to urban metabolism might enhance our understanding of contemporary urban transformations.</span> Architecture News 561998 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -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 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 GSD alums win second prize in Chilean tower competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-win-second-prize-in-chilean-tower-competition.html <span>Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &rsquo;12, DDes candidate) and Tomas Folch (MLA I &rsquo;12), in association with Rodrigo Rubio (Margen-Lab) and Sofia Armanet, have recently received second prize in the international competition to build a telecommunication tower in Santiago de Chile.</span> Alumni News 561983 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -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 Alumni Q&A: Andrea (Andie) Cochran MLA’79 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-andrea-andie-cochran-mla-79.html Shortly after graduating from the GSD, landscape architect Andie Cochran found her home in the San Francisco Bay area, where she's been living and practicing for over 30 years. Read more as she reflects back on her time at the GSD, and shares what inspires her as a designer. Alumni News 561946 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 -0500 Penny White Fund winners to study bees, glaciers and skateboarders http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/penny-white-fund-winners-to-study-bees-glaciers-and.html Nowhere is the Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s commitment to holistic and innovative design solutions better illustrated than in the&nbsp;Penny White Fund&rsquo;s&nbsp;2014 prize winners. Landscape Architecture News 561926 Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Behind the Lens: Iwan Baan gives impromptu photo workshop http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/iwan-baan-gives-impromptu-photo-workshop.html <span>Over two dozen students crammed into the newly opened photo studio in the basement of Gund Hall on Wednesday for a hands-on workshop with one of the world&rsquo;s premier architectural photographers, Iwan Baan.</span> Architecture News 561904 Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -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 UPD studio teams make the leap to entrepreneurship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-studio-teams-make-the-leap-to-entrepreneurship.html <p>Students teams have been pitching projects born in last semester&rsquo;s Networked Urbanism to forward-thinking municipalities and venture capitalists.&nbsp;</p> Landscape Architecture News 561802 Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:00:00 -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 GSD team celebrates the opening of Retreat in Nature Horizon House in Japan http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-team-celebrates-the-opening-of-retreat-in-nature-horizon.html The Horizon House project developed by a team of GSD students came to fruition, and part of the team traveled to Taiki-cho, Japan for the opening event last month. Student News 561655 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:00:00 -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 Airport Landscape exhibition featured in The Atlantic Cities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/airport-landscape-exhibition-featured-in-the-atlantic-cities.html <em>Airport Landscape: Urban Ecologies in the Aerial Age</em><span>, the exhibition curated by&nbsp;</span>Charles Waldheim<span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Sonja D&uuml;mpelmann<span>, has been featured in&nbsp;</span><em>The Atlantic Cities.</em> Landscape Architecture News 559779 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -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 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 GSD students receive notable distinction in Global Urban Human Initiatives competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-ctor-tarrido-picart-mla-15-wins-notable-distinction-in-global.html H&eacute;ctor Tarrido-Picart (MLA &amp; MAUD &rsquo;15) and Andreas Viglakis (MAUD '14) win notable distinction for <em>See-through-maps</em> competition sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative in association with the <em>Mapping and its Discontents</em> symposium. Landscape Architecture News 557404 Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:00:00 -0500 Kenya Endo (MLA ’13) awarded ONE PRIZE 2013 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kenya-endo-mla-13-awarded-one-prize-2013.html ONE PRIZE, an annual design and science award to promote green design in cities, awards GSD graduate Kenya Endo (MLA &rsquo;13) the winner of the 2013 &ldquo;stormproof&rdquo; competition. Alumni News 557013 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture accepting applications http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/daniel-urban-kiley-teaching-fellowship-in-landscape-architecture-1.html The Landscape Architecture department is now accepting applications for the Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Landscape Architecture News 556871 Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:00:00 -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 GSD students exhibit studio work in London http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-exhibit-studio-work-in-london.html Students who took part in G&uuml;nther Vogt's fall 2012 studio option will be showcasing their work on alternative Urban Design futures in London from November 2 to November 5. Alumni News 555533 Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -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 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 Michael Ezban (MLA '13) considers "Decoys, Dikes, and Lures" in Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-mla-13-considers-decoys-dikes-and-lures-in-studies.html Michael Ezban's (MLA &rsquo;13) article titled &ldquo;Decoys, Dikes, and Lures: Polyfunctional Landscapes of Waterfowl Hunting&rdquo; has been published in&nbsp;<em>Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes</em>, the peer-reviewed journal edited by John Dixon Hunt. Alumni News 550165 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400 GSD students camp at MoMA PS1 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-camp-at-moma-ps1.html GSD students took part in an unconventional experiment at MoMA PS1&nbsp;this summer,&nbsp;aimed at generating bold solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Brennan Baxley (MLA), Stefan DiLeo (MAUD), Yoonjee Koh (MArch), Yina Ng (MArch) &nbsp;and Patricia Semmler (MArch)&nbsp;joined peers from Cornell for a 2-week residency, living and working in a temporary installation at the museum. Architecture News 550169 Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -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 Nina Chase (MLA ’12) is a “Landscape Architect to Watch” http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nina-chase-mla-12-is-a-landscape-architect-to-watch.html In the recent issue of Green Building and Design Magazine, published in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Nina Chase (MLA &rsquo;12) is&nbsp;the &ldquo;Landscape Architect to Watch.&rdquo; Alumni News 549667 Thu, 05 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -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 Wendy Wang (MLA '14) and Natalya Egon (MArch '12) winners in "Coldscapes" competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/winners-in-coldscapes-competition.html <span>The Center for Outdoor Living Design (COLD) at Kent State University has selected work by two GSD grads among the</span><span>&nbsp;winning designs in the "Coldscapes" New Visions for Cold Weather Cities" competition.</span> Alumni News 546269 Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:00:00 -0400 Héctor Tarrido-Picart (LA ’15) enters final round of DYMAX REDUX competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/h-ctor-tarrido-picart-la-15-enters-final-round-of-dymax-redux.html <p>GSD student H&eacute;ctor Tarrido-Picart (LA &amp; MAUD &rsquo;15) enters the final round of the Buckminster Fuller Institute DYMAX REDUX competition.</p> Landscape Architecture News 544769 Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:00:00 -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 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 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 Cho and Jull receive honorable mention http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cho-and-jull-receive-honorable-mention.html <p>&ldquo;Helsinki Link,&rdquo; a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch &rsquo;08) and Leena Cho (MLA &rsquo;09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 542143 Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -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 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 Chicago Architectural Club Burnham Prize awarded to GSD team of two http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chicago-architectural-club-burnham-prize-awarded-to-gsd-team-of.html Aneesha Dharwadker (MDes '12) and Conor O'Shea (MLA II '12, MDes '14)&nbsp;received&nbsp;third place in the Chicago Architectural Club Burnham Prize <em>NEXT STOP: Designing Chicago BRT Stations</em>. Alumni News 539364 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:00:00 -0400 MLA students win Prize for ‘Least Mapped Place in the World’ http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-prize-for-least-mapped-place-in-the-world.html <p>Anya Domlesky (MLA &lsquo;14) and Martin Pavlinic (MLA &lsquo;14) receive prize for Best GIS Project in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies.</p> Landscape Architecture News 535014 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:00:00 -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 Recent GSD graduate FLOAT Beijing project selected as INDEX Design Award finalist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-gsd-graduate-float-beijing-project-selected-as-index.html Xiaowei R Wang (MLA I &rsquo;13) air quality project selected as finalist in the INDEX Design Award competition. Landscape Architecture News 538750 Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:00:00 -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 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 GSD team enters final round of SixtyNine Seventy Urban Ideas Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/five-gsd-students-enter-final-round-of-sixtynine-seventy-urban.html <span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Tahoma','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">A GSD team was selected from over 300 entries as finalists for&nbsp;the <em>SixtyNine Seventy: The Spaces Between</em> Urban Ideas Competition.</span> Architecture News 536886 Wed, 22 May 2013 17:00:00 -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 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 Irene Toselli (MLA ’12) thesis awarded silver medal in International Prize for Sustainable Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/irene-toselli-mla-12-thesis-awarded-silver-medal-in.html <p>Recent GSD graduate Irene Toselli (MLA &rsquo;12) will fly to Ferrara, Italy in June to participate in an award ceremony which will honor her 2012 thesis with the silver medal prize for sustainable architecture.</p> Alumni News 534631 Mon, 13 May 2013 16:00:00 -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 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 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 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 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 Thomas Heatherwick’s view http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/thomas-heatherwick-s-view.html <p>Admitted students were treated to a journey inside the mind of a protean designer when Thomas Heatherwick spoke at the conclusion of Open House last Friday. In his introduction, Dean <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/mohsen-mostafavi.html">Mohsen&nbsp;Mostafavi</a> called Heatherwick &ldquo;one of the exciting people crossing boundaries between art, architecture, engineering. Not only is his work innovative for the different scales it represents; he gives us new ways to view daily items: from a bus to a master plan.&rdquo;</p> Architecture News 531209 Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:00:00 -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 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 Penny White Fund announces awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/penny-white-fund-announces-awards.html The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the <a href="file:///C:/Users/software/Desktop/Dropbox/GSD-Ruby%20website/all%20tasks/gsd.harvard.edu/pennywhite">Penny White Fund</a>. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology. Architecture News 527033 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 A birthday nod to Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-birthday-nod-to-career-discovery.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/career-discovery/index.html">Career Discovery</a><span>, one of the oldest career immersion programs in the United States,&nbsp;is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.&nbsp; An article in&nbsp;</span><em>USNews</em><span>&nbsp;examines the GSD&rsquo;s program&rsquo;s staying power as similar programs gain traction nationwide. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/03/12/why-smart-career-changers-choose-hands-on-exploration">Why Smart Career Changers Choose Hands-On Exploration</a><span>.&rdquo;</span> Architecture News 527035 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Landscape technology project to be shown at International Garden Festival http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-technology-project-to-be-shown-at-international-garden.html <span>The International Garden Festival at the Jardins de M&eacute;tis of Quebec recently announced the selection of &ldquo;Smart Small,&rdquo; an entry by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/niall-kirkwood.html">Niall Kirkwood</a><span>, (professor of landscape architecture and technology), Jonghyun Baek (MLA '10) and Yongkyu Kim (visiting scholar 2009-2010), as one of six competition winners.</span> Alumni News 525329 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 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 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 Loeb J-Term roundup http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/j-term-roundup.html <span>Loeb Fellows saw the Harvard University January term as an opportunity to dig into their interests, work closely with GSD students and - by the way - solve some thorny real-world challenges.&nbsp;They designed 4 dynamic courses based on their passions.<br /><br /><span>Read more in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/j-term-roundup/#more-3553">LOEBlog</a><br /><br /><em>Image: Lynn Richards with students in Retrofitting Suburbia</em><br /></span> Architecture News 522489 Thu, 07 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 GSD students look to the future of spatial practices http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-look-to-the-future-of-spatial-practices.html <p>GSD students will display the wide range of the school's research when Penn State holds its 1<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;"Nature of Spatial Practices" conference this Friday.&nbsp;The conference will examine how spatial practice, education and political discourse are responding to recent changes in technology, mobility and socio-cultural patterns.</p> Architecture News 521609 Thu, 31 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 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 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 Leena Cho (MLA ’09) and Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) shortlisted for MoMA PS1 YAP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tempagency.html <a title="www.tempagency.co" href="/content/sitemap/www.tempagency.co">TempAgency</a>, a design/research collaborative between <a title="www.kutonotuk.com" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com">Kutonotuk</a> (Leena Cho, MLA &rsquo;09 and Matthew Jull, MArch &rsquo;08) and mcdowellespinosa, is selected as one of the five finalists for the prestigious <a title="momaps1.org/yap" href="http://momaps1.org/yap/">MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2013</a>. Alumni News 515826 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:56:00 -0500 Sinking Gardens: Alan Waxman and Nikola Bojic connect past to future in Hangzhou http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sinking-gardens-alan-waxman-and-nikola-bojic-connect-past-to.html <span>&ldquo;Sinking Gardens,&rdquo; by Nikola Bojic (MDesS 13) and Alan Waxman (MLA 14), was&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; background-color: #f4f4f4;">installed in XiXi National Wetland Park</span><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;in&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4;">Hangzhou</span><span>&nbsp;</span><span>for the 2012 West Lake International Sculpture Exhibition</span><span>. The work connects the history of&nbsp;<span>families who lived for generations in XiXi with the contemporary building boom, and lays claim to&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; background-color: #f4f4f4;">public space&nbsp;for&nbsp;</span><span><span>the future of China.</span></span> Landscape Architecture News 515548 Tue, 11 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0500 GSD is 2 for 5 on MoMA PS1 shortlist http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-is-2-for-5-on-moma-ps1-shortlist.html <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6342">French 2D</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;(Jenny French, MArch &lsquo;11) is not the only homegrown firm to be selected as a finalist for the 2013&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.momaps1.org/yap/view/15">MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>. Leena Cho (MLA &lsquo;09) and Matthew Jull (MArch &lsquo;08) of&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/">Kotonotuk</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>&nbsp;have collaborated with mcdowellespinosa to form&nbsp;</span></a><a href="http://www.tempagency.co/">TempAgency</a><a style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal; background-color: #f4f4f4; color: #000000; text-decoration: initial; line-height: 21.98666763305664px;" href="http://www.kutonotuk.com/"><span>, which has also been invited to submit a proposal for the 2013 award. &nbsp;</span><br /></a> Alumni News 514535 Mon, 03 Dec 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 2013 Pavilion Program winner announced http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/2013-pavilion-program-winner-announced.html <span>This year the GSD inaugurated a competition for the school&rsquo;s first Pavilion Program. The jury has ruled, and &ldquo;Simulated Panorama&rdquo; was selected for installation in spring 2013 under the Gund Hall portico.</span> Architecture News 513200 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Xiamen studio re-envisions the megaplot http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiamen-studio-reenvisions-the-megaplot.html <em>Common Frameworks: Rethinking the Developmental City,&nbsp;</em><span>a studio taught by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/christopher-lee.html">Chris Lee</a><span>&nbsp;of Serie Architects</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.serie.co.uk/"></a><span>, is part of a three-year research project to rethink the development of the megaplot through understanding what a city holds common: its housing.</span> Landscape Architecture News 513079 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:00:00 -0500 Tracing the Digital/Physical Featured at Prix Ars Electronica http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/tracing-the-digital-physical-project-by-gsd-alums-featured-at.html GSD alums Hans Baumann (MLA &rsquo;11) and Aidan Acker (MLA &rsquo;11) have been working on a project, <a title="Tracing the Digital/Physical" href="http://www.aec.at/nextidea/tracing-the-digitalphysical/">Tracing the Digital/Physical</a>, that has now been featured at the Prix Ars Electronica [the next idea]. Alumni News 513067 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:34:00 -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 GSD: still on top http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-still-on-top.html <p><em>Architectural Record</em>&nbsp;just published the annual review by DesignIntelligence, &ldquo;America&rsquo;s Top Architecture Schools 2013,&rdquo; and Harvard once again appears in first place for graduate architectural education, as it has for 12 of the 14 years of the ranking.</p> <p>Not only that, it is number 1 in graduate landscape architecture education as well.</p> <p>What keeps the GSD at the top? &ldquo;Not only does it have a strong reputation overall, but it scores very well in design, analysis, planning, and the communication skills that graduates need in professional practice.&rdquo;</p> <p>Read James P. Cramer&rsquo;s &nbsp;<em><a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools/2012/Architecture-Education-Now/Americas-Top-Architecture-Schools-2013-2.asp">Architectural Record</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.di.net/articles/big-shifts-in-design-school-rankings-for-2013/">DesignIntelligence</a></em>&nbsp;articles or download the entire&nbsp;<em><a href="http://store.di.net/collections/reports/products/best-architecture-schools">DI survey</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> Alumni News 511857 Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 Lucas Correa Sevilla and Pablo Pérez Ramos present in Ecuador http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lucas-correa-sevilla-and-pablo-p-rez-ramos-present-in-ecuador.html <span>Lucas Correa Sevilla (MAUD '12) and Pablo P&eacute;rez Ramos (MLA '12, DDesS candidate) &nbsp;recently presented their research "Sustainability Through New Methodologies of Urban and Landscape Design" in the "Ecuador Ser&aacute; Sustentable" congress. The congress, organized by Grupo FARO, pursues a multidisciplinary approach to a long-term debate on the interactions among environment, economy and society in Ecuador.</span> Alumni News 511312 Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:00:00 -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 Morgan Wheelock (MLA '64) to be inducted into New England Design Hall of Fame http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/morgan-wheelock-mla-64-to-be-inducted-into-the-new-england.html <span>Morgan Dix Wheelock (MLA '64), landscape architect and former Chairman of the Architectural Review Commission, will be inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame on</span><span>&nbsp;November 8 in Boston</span><span>.</span> Alumni News 510868 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:00:00 -0400 A hive of activity atop Gund http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-hive-of-activity-atop-gund.html GSD students recently harvested the first honey from the beehive located on the roof of Gund Hall. The bees have been on the roof since spring 2011 thanks to Connie Migliazzo (MLA I &lsquo;13) and Hallie Chen (MArch I &lsquo;12) who started the hive and Melissa Alexander (MAUD &rsquo;13) and Ben Ruswick (MArch I &lsquo;15) who help to maintain it. The honey will be raffled off on October 26 to benefit a local community garden. Architecture News 510866 Thu, 25 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Ken Smith at the Gardner Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ken-smith-at-the-gardner-museum.html Alumni News 510854 Tue, 23 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 MLA, DDes and LF alumni inducted into ASLA Council of Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-inducted-into-asla-council-of-fellows.html <span>S</span><span>everal MLA alumni and affiliates have been inducted into the 2012&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.asla.org/individualaward.aspx?id=4982">ASLA Council of Fellows</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 510752 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:00:00 -0400 Xiaoxuan Lu: Mining/Demining Laos http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiaoxuan-lu-mining-demining-laos.html <span>Xiaoxuan Lu (MLA &rsquo;12 and senior landscape researcher, GSD Center for Technology and Environment) details her &ldquo;beautiful and clever strategy&rdquo; for cleaning up the bomb-scarred landscape of Laos and mitigating the effects of gold mining in an interview in&nbsp;</span><em>Co.Exist</em><span>. &nbsp;Her project &ldquo;Mining/Demining&rdquo; won a 2012 ASLA Award of Excellence. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680583/cleaning-up-unexploded-bombs-by-turning-them-into-gold-mines#-2">Cleaning Up Unexploded Bombs By Turning Them Into Gold Mines</a><span>.</span><strong>&rdquo;</strong> Alumni News 510684 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Xiaowei Wang's FLOAT project illuminates pollution in Beijing http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/xiaowei-wang-tells-beijing-to-go-fly-a-kite.html Xiaowei Wang (MLA &rsquo;13) has created a public art event that&rsquo;s also a pollution monitoring project for notoriously smog-ridden Beijing. Wang took advantage of the tradition and beauty of kite flying in China to enlist kite enthusiasts in mapping air quality. Landscape Architecture News 510635 Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400 MLA students and alums receive ASLA awards http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/recent-and-current-students-of-the-landscape-architecture.html <span>Several Master of Landscape Architecture candidates are the recipients of the 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects</span><span>&nbsp;Student Awards.</span> Alumni News 510611 Sun, 30 Sep 2012 15:00:00 -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 Michael Ezban (MLA '13) presents at DredgeFest http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-presents-at-dredgefest.html <span>This Friday, September 28, Michael Ezban (MLA 1 AP &rsquo;13) will be a panelist at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://dredgeresearchcollaborative.org/dredgefest/">DredgeFest NYC</a><span>&nbsp;symposium. Ezban was invited based on research and design work he produced with Jana Vandergoot (MLA 1 AP &rsquo;13) at the GSD. The&nbsp;<span>2-day gathering of policymakers, designers, theorists and industry experts presents the latest technology and interventions designed to deal with sediment production.&nbsp;</span></span> Alumni News 510596 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Albert (MLA '13) and Victor Perez Amado (MAUD, MARCH '13) win Designing Action competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-albert-mla-ii-13-and-victor-perez-amado-maud-march-i-ap.html <span>Michael Albert (MLA II &nbsp;'13) and Victor Perez Amado (MAUD, MARCH I AP '13) have won the Designing Action International Competition. Th</span><span>eir project &ldquo;theBEND&rdquo; was selected&nbsp;</span><span>from among 130 entries in 99 countries.</span> Landscape Architecture News 510585 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 -0400 GSD teams win Pruitt Igoe Now competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-teams-win-pruitt-igoe-now-competition.html Xiaowei R. Wang <span>(</span><span>MLA '13)&nbsp;</span>and Heather Dunbar <span>(</span><span>MLA '13)&nbsp;</span>were awarded first place in the <a href="http://www.pruittigoenow.org/">competition</a> to re-imagine the vacant Pruitt Igoe housing project in St. Louis, for their submission &ldquo;St. Louis Ecological Production Line.&rdquo; Third prize went to the Social Agency Lab for &ldquo;The Fantastic Pruitt-Igoe!,&rdquo; with a team including GSD students and alums.&nbsp; Loeb Fellowship News 510554 Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Michael Ezban talks trash at the University of Sussex http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/michael-ezban-talks-trash.html <span>Michael Ezban (MLA1 AP '13) has been invited to deliver his paper, "The Trash Heap of History," at the TRASH Conference in the UK on September 14. The paper examining the ancient Roman landfill Monte Testaccio was published in&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/rome-monte-testaccio-landfill-reclamation/33268/">Places</a></em><span>&nbsp;journal earlier this year.&nbsp;</span> Landscape Architecture News 510479 Wed, 05 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Kees Lokman (MDesS 12') appointed Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at WUSTL http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/kees-lokman-appointed-assistant-professor-of-landscape.html <span>Kees Lokman (MDesS 12') has been appointed Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University in Saint Louis.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/portfolios/kees_lokman">Read More</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 510433 Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:00:00 -0400 Fadi Masoud wants to feed Toronto http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/fadi-masoud-wants-to-feed-toronto.html <p>Fadi Masoud (MLAII '12) has been awarded the 2012 RAIC National Urban Design&nbsp;student&nbsp;award with a team from the University of Toronto.&nbsp;</p> Landscape Architecture News 510409 Sun, 02 Sep 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Community Service Fellows gain firsthand planning experience http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/community-service-fellows-gain-firsthand-planning-experience.html GSD students brought their design and research skills to address practical community&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;">needs&nbsp;</span>this summer through the Community Service Fellowship Program. Their internships took them to government agencies and nonprofits in Boston and other cities. Landscape Architecture News 510428 Thu, 30 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 GSD shines among Architectural Digest’s 2012 Innovators http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-shines-among-architectural-digest-s-2012-innovators.html Architecture News 510230 Tue, 14 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 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 GSD students present at Med.Net.EU.12 conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-present-at-med-net-eu-12-conference.html GSD students Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS '12, DDesS Candidate '15), Fadi Masoud (MLAII ' 12), Laurent Corroyer (MDesS '13) and Jeannette Sordi (Visiting Student '13) were invited to deliver papers at the international Med.Net.EU.12 conference in Genoa, Italy in June. DDes/PhD News 509695 Wed, 25 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 LA alumni featured in International Garden Festival http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/landscape-architecture-alumni-featured-in-jardins-de-metis.html <span>Kimberly Garza (MLA II '11), Andrew Tenbrink (MLA II '10) of&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.atlaslab.net/">ATLAS Lab</a><span>&nbsp;and Forbes Lipschitz (MLA I '11),&nbsp;</span><span>a landscape designer at&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank target-blank" href="http://www.dlandstudio.com/">dlandstudio</a><span>,</span><span>&nbsp;are featured in the 13th</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>International Garden Festival in Quebec.</span> Alumni News 509339 Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:00:00 -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 Recent GSD Alumni Daniel Ibanez and Fadi Masoud present at Med.Net.EU Conference http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-gsd-alumni-daniel-ibanez-and-fadi-masoud-to-present-at-med.html Daniel Iba&ntilde;ez (MDesS &lsquo;12, DDesS candidate) and Fadi Masoud (MLA II ' 12) have been accepted to present their paper, <em>Topo-logics in the Mediterranean Basin: Exploring potentials of topography as infrastructure and resource for new urban metabolisms</em>, at the <a title="Med.Net.EU conference call for proposals (PDF)" href="http://www.addgenova.org/home/images/stories/e_Mednet/med.net.eu_call.pdf">Med.Net.EU conference</a> in Italy. Alumni News 509233 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:56:00 -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 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 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 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 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 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 GSD Students Awarded First Prize in "Network Reset: Rethinking the Chicago Emerald Necklace" Competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-awarded-first-prize-in-network-reset-rethinking-the.html Network Reset is an international design competition sponsored by the Chicago Architectural Club and MAS Studio. A GSD student team won first prize for their entry, "Chicago Constellation." Student News 500300 Sat, 05 Feb 2011 13:00:00 -0500