Harvard GSD: Loeb Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu Pulitzer taps Inga Saffron http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/pulitzer-taps-inga-saffron.html Not only the Philadelphia Inquirer but the Loeb Fellowship and the GSD are a-Twitter with the news that Inga Saffron (LF &rsquo;12) just won a Pulitzer for distinguished criticism. The award citation recognized &ldquo;her criticism of architecture that blends expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise.&rdquo;&nbsp; <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/holy-cow-inga-saffron/">More</a><strong></strong> Loeb Fellowship News 562860 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:01:00 -0400 Loeb alums elected to FAIA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-alums-elected-to-faia.html Loebs <a href="http://www.arch.utah.edu/?faculty_and_staff%3Ebrenda_case_scheer" target="_blank">Brenda Case Scheer</a> (LF &rsquo;90) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jamesbrown.html" target="_blank">James Brown</a> (LF &rsquo;09) are among the 139 American Institute of Architects members elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows this year for their contributions to architecture and society and achievements of excellence. Read more in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-elected-to-faia/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Architecture News 562035 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Building Resilience: Can design make a difference? http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/building-resilience-can-design-make-a-difference.html <span>This year&rsquo;s Lincoln/Loeb Fellow Helen Lochhead has been following the progress of the Rebuild by Design teams and finds much to inspire hope for a more climate-resilient urban landscape. Read her reflections in the&nbsp;</span><em><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/building-resilience-can-design-make-a-difference/">LOEBlog</a>.</em> Loeb Fellowship News 562003 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Emily Lloyd Tapped by DiBlasio for DEP http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/emily-lloyd-tapped-by-diblasio-for-dep.html NYC Mayor Bill DiBlasio has turned to a seasoned administrator &ndash; and Loeb alum &ndash; to head the Department of Environmental Protection in his new administration. Emily Lloyd (LF &rsquo;81) was commissioner under Mayor Bloomberg from 2005-08, so she&rsquo;s no stranger to the workings of city government and the agency; she&rsquo;s welcomed by agency staff and environmental advocates alike. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/emily-lloyd-tapped-by-diblasio-for-dep/">Read more at the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 561992 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 DC’s “Futurist-in-Chief” Goes National http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dc-s-futurist-in-chief-goes-national.html <span><img class="rubycontent-asset rubycontent-asset-612113" title="harriet tregoning" src="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/6/1/v3/612113.jpg?_=1393362485292" alt="harriet tregoning" width="211" height="270" />Harriet Tregoning (LF &rsquo;04) has left her post as DC planning director to become director of HUD&rsquo;s&nbsp;Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities. See more at the <em><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/dcs-futurist-in-chief-goes-national/">LOEBlog</a></em>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 561997 Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Participatory Promise: Antony Gormley at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd.html <p><em>By Hope Hardesty, MLA '14</em></p> <p>For the last major lecture of the fall semester, the <strong>Margaret McCurry Lecture in Design Arts</strong>, the GSD community enjoyed an evening with celebrated British sculptor and installation artist Antony Gormley. Gormley creates spaces that encourage active participation with art rather than passive observation, calling into question the exclusivity of art along with art&rsquo;s relationship to design.&nbsp;<br /><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/participatory-promise-antony-gormley-at-the-gsd-2/"><br />Read on at the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> <em>Image: Antony Gormley&rsquo;s One &amp; Other, produced by Artichoke, 2009. Photo copyright Matthew Andrews.</em> Faculty News 561657 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 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 First year planners team up with big city directors in charrette http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/first-year-planners-team-up-with-big-city-directors-in-charrette.html <span>Students in the first semester core planning studio got a helping hand from some of the top practitioners in the country on October 15. As part of the annual Big City Planning Directors Institute&mdash;co-sponsored by the American Planning Association, the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, and the GSD&mdash;a group of directors participated in a mini-charrette session with first-year planning students.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 555795 Wed, 23 Oct 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 A service summer: UPD students look back on Community Service Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-service-summer-upd-students-look-back-on-community-service.html Seven of the 11 winners of this year&rsquo;s Community Service Fellowships were UPD students. As the summer comes to a close, UPD&rsquo;s summer fellows reflect on their experiences. Architecture News 548646 Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Design and planning students dive into Career Discovery http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/design-and-planning-students-dive-into-career-discovery.html <span>.Aspiring urban design and planning students are engaged in a six-week miniature studio as part of this summer&rsquo;s Career Discovery program. Developed for high school graduates of any age or background, the program is meant to help students discern the next step in their careers</span> Alumni News 543757 Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0400 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 Felipe Correa on Design in the Latin American City http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-on-design-in-the-latin-american-city.html <span>On May 10,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/felipe-correa.html">Felipe Correa</a><span>&nbsp;(associate professor of urban design) moderated the&nbsp;</span><strong>Instrumentality of Design in the Latin American City</strong><span>&nbsp;during the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies advisory committee weekend in Santiago, Chile. The symposium brought together a multi-disciplinary group of Harvard faculty and speakers from throughout Latin America.</span> Faculty News 538375 Mon, 03 Jun 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities, part 2: studio presentations http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-part-2-studio-presentations.html <span>Students of the Disaster Field Lab: Creating Resilient Cities proved their mettle Monday, May 13, as they showcased projects with practical implications for intervention and future planning in the communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. Attended by a jury that included Loeb Fellows, GSD faculty, disaster experts and community representatives, they displayed the innovation, creativity, social awareness and problem-solving abilities for which the GSD is famous.</span> Faculty News 536890 Tue, 28 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Taking it to the streets: GSD team wins Deans’ Challenge http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/taking-it-to-the-streets-gsd-team-wins-deans-challenge.html <p><span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">A team made up of GSD students, a Loeb Fellow and a HU student is using geotechnology to connect audiences with the music, visual art and theatre in urban public spaces. Their vision excited the jury of the inaugural Deans&rsquo; Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, who awarded first prize to the </span><a style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;" href="http://museyapp.com/partners/">Musey</a>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 1.4666em;">project.</span></p> Architecture News 535507 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/creating-resilient-cities-disaster-field-lab.html <span>Students in&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/joyce-klein-rosenthal.html">Joyce Rosenthal&rsquo;s</a><span>&nbsp;(assistant professor of urban planning) option studio</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span>Creating Resilient Cities: Disaster Field Lab are examining how New York City&rsquo;s coastal communities can emerge from the devastation of last fall&rsquo;s superstorm Sandy stronger and more resilient than before.</span> Faculty News 535510 Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Designing Peace: Karen Lee Bar-Sinai Profiled in New Yorker http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/designing-peace-karen-lee-bar-sinai-profiled-in-new-yorker.html <span>Karen Lee Bar-Sinai (LF 2013) and her design partner Yehuda Greenfield-Gilat, of Jerusalem-based&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sayarch.com/">SAYA&nbsp;</a><span>studio, are profiled in a recent blog post for the&nbsp;</span><em>New Yorker</em><span>.</span> Architecture News 534630 Tue, 07 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400 Toni Griffin and Mimi Hoang are Urban Influencers http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toni-griffin-and-mimi-hoang-are-urban-influencers.html <span>Find out why at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/">LOEBlog</a><span>.</span> Alumni News 529288 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 Revitalizing Mexico City: two GSD studios http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/revitalizing-mexico-city-two-gsd-studios.html <span>Two GSD studios have made Mexico City their laboratory and have taken dramatically different approaches to solving problems and liberating the potential of this thrilling metropolis.</span> Faculty News 527922 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 -0400 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 Retrofitting Suburbia: a popular J-Term for MUPs http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/retrofitting-suburbia-a-popular-j-term-for-mups.html <span>A popular J-term for MUPs, &ldquo;Retrofitting Suburbia,&rdquo;</span><em>&nbsp;</em><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">led by current Loeb Fellows&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/lynn-richards.html">Lynn Richards</a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a style="font-size: 15px; font-family: ff-din-web-1, ff-din-web-2, Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-style: normal;" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/">Deanna VanBuren</a>,&nbsp;<span>dealt with the possibilities of revitalizing abandoned or underutilized suburban properties. Fourteen&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;">students&nbsp;</span><span>explored policy and design strategies to facilitate and create incentives for redevelopment in the</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;">&nbsp;two-day class.</span><span><br /></span> Loeb Fellowship News 522498 Thu, 07 Feb 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 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 Theaster Gates Awarded Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/theaster-gates-awarded-vera-list-center-prize-for-art-and.html <span>Theaster Gates (LF 2011)&nbsp;has been named inaugural winner of the&nbsp;Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics at the New School. The biennial prize honors an artist who has taken risks to advance social justice. Read more on the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/theaster-gates-awarded-vera-list-center-prize-for-art-and-politics/#more-2749">LOEBlog</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Loeb Fellowship News 513082 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:00:00 -0500 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 Road Less Traveled: First year MUPs and MAUDs tour Boston's lesser known sites http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/upd-students-explore-boston-on-bus-tour.html <span>On September 15, first year MUPs and MAUDs took an introductory bus of tour Boston led by Alex Krieger (p</span><span>rofessor in practice of urban design)&nbsp;</span><span>and Jim Stockard (curator of the Loeb Fellowship). The tour focused on parts of the city that many tourists and Bostonians do not visit and provided students from the two programs a chance to interact.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 510599 Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -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 Introducing the 2013 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/introducing-the-2013-loeb-fellows.html <p><span>The new Loeb Fellowship class includes an environmental policymaker, an electronic gaming designer, 3 producers of urban spectacle, and an architect who uses her craft for conflict resolution.</span></p> Loeb Fellowship News 510283 Mon, 20 Aug 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Maurice Cox (LF '05) appointed as Associate Dean for Community Engagement at the Tulane School of Architecture http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maurice-cox-lf-05-appointed-as-associate-dean-for-community.html Maurice Cox (LF '05) new Associate Dean for community engagement at Tulane School of Architecture. Alumni News 510216 Thu, 16 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 Maurice Cox new associate dean at Tulane http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane.html From urban design to community development to civic leadership to education, with a stop at the Loeb Fellowship, Maurice Cox (LF 2005) has taken an unusual path to his role as architectural educator. On July 1 he was named associate dean for community engagement and director of Tulane City Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.&nbsp;<a class="more-link target-blank" title="Read more at the LOEBlog" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/maurice-cox-new-associate-dean-at-tulane/#more-1246">Read more&nbsp;at the LOEBlog</a> Architecture News 509664 Tue, 24 Jul 2012 01:00:00 -0400 NPR Dazzled by Andy Cao's Light http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/npr-dazzled-by-andy-cao-s-light.html NPR's Susan Stamberg traveled to France and Washington, D.C., to experience Andy the installations by <a title="Andy Cao" href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrewcao.html">Andy Cao</a> (LF '11) and&nbsp;Xavier Perrot at Beauvais and Dumbarton Oaks. <a class="target-blank" title="Listen to report" href="http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&amp;t=1&amp;islist=false&amp;id=155719513&amp;m=155751339">Listen to her report</a> on&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>&nbsp;or <a class="target-blank" href="http://m.npr.org/news/front/2101242?singlePage=false">read the transcript</a>. Loeb Fellowship News 509154 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Felipe Correa and the South America Project featured in PLOT Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/felipe-correa-and-the-south-america-project-featured-in-plot.html <span>The theory section of the Buenos Aires-based&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.revistaplot.com/contenidos-plot7/"><em>PLOT</em>&nbsp;magazine</a><span>&nbsp;featured the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.sap-network.org/">South America Project&nbsp;</a><span>(SAP) in its most recent issue. The magazine presents an overview of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/events/the-south-america-project-hinterland-urbanisms-symposium.html">SAP conference</a><span>&nbsp;held at the GSD last October, and highlights the work in progress of the research network.&nbsp;</span> Faculty News 509140 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Phil Freelon, AM, LF '90 Honored with 2012 Design Guild Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phil-freelon-am-lf-90.html Phil Freelon Wins 2012 Design Guild Award from Design Guild of the College of Design at NC State University.<br />&nbsp; Alumni News 509035 Mon, 07 May 2012 01:00:00 -0400 Jim Stockard, Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, appointed to the Governor's Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jim-stockard-curator-of-the-loeb-fellowship-appointed-to-the.html <p class="p1"><span>Curator of the Loeb Fellowship,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/james-stockard.html">Jim Stockard</a><span>&nbsp;(MCP &rsquo;68, LF &rsquo;78)&nbsp;</span>has been appointed to the Governor&rsquo;s Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform. The Commission has been established as a result of the Governor&rsquo;s commitment to dramatically reform the outdated and inefficient system by which 242 local agencies manage a stock of 50,000 public housing units funded by the state and another 37,000 supported by the federal government. The purpose of the 23 member Commission is to &ldquo;develop recommendations for the sustainability and reform of public housing authorities and the portfolio of state aided public housing that will ensure the long-term viability of public housing as an affordable housing resource, including the reform of the statutory governance structure with a goal of creating a practical, cost-effective and modern regional governance structure.&rdquo;</p> Faculty News 508942 Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cao | Perrot Studio's Cloud Terrace opens at Dumbarton Oaks http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cao-perrot-studio-s-cloud-terrace-opens-at-dumbarton-oaks.html <span>Cloud Terrace, a new temporary installation by landscape artists&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/andrewcao.html">Andy Cao</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11) and Xavier Perrot, recently opened at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. Clouds sculpted from chicken wire dangle 10,000 loaned Swarovski crystals creating the effect of gathered raindrops over the property's Arbor Terrace.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/john-beardsley.html">John Beardsley</a><span>, Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture at the GSD and Director of Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, says temporary installations &ldquo;breathe new life into these landscapes,&rdquo; which are &ldquo;living works&rdquo; no matter how historic. The commission developed from Cao's visit to the institute as a Loeb fellow in 2011.</span> Alumni News 508905 Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 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 Betty Otto Joins the Market and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/betty-otto-joins-the-market-and-enterprise-program-at-the-world.html <span>Betsy Otto (LF '07) recently joined the Markets and Enterprise Program at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wri.org/">World Resources Institute</a><span>, a global environmental think tank in Washington, DC. She is directing WRI&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://insights.wri.org/aqueduct">Aqueduct project</a><span>, a global water risk assessment and mapping tool to inform private and public sector investment and water management decisions. The Aqueduct project team engages business, NGOs and governments for positive change in managing water resources worldwide.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 508714 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Philip Freelon (LF '90) Breaks Ground on NMAAHC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/phil-freelon-lf-90-breaks-ground.html <span>Philip Freelon (LF '90) broke ground on the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nmaahc.si.edu/">Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture</a><span>&nbsp;last week in Washington DC.</span> Alumni News 508715 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Sculpture by Nathan King (DDes '13) and Herbert Dreiseitl (LF '11) Unveiled at Ann Arbor Municipal Center http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/sculpture-by-nathan-king-ddes-13-and-herbert-dreiseitl-lf-11.html <span>A collaboration between&nbsp;</span><span>Nathan King (DDes '13) and</span><span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.dreiseitl.de/index.php?id=526&amp;lang=en&amp;choice=17">Herbert Dreiseitl</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11) yields a permanent sculptural installation at the newly constructed&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.annarbor.com/entertainment/city-hall-water-sculpture-formally-unveiled/">Ann Arbor Municipal Center</a><span>. The sculpture, designed by&nbsp;Herbert Dreiseitl</span><em>,&nbsp;</em><span>consists of a vertical cast bronze element and a horizontal waterway that together carry water through the site.</span>&nbsp;Nathan King has also been invited to give several lectures and collaborate on curriculum development for emerging programs in Design Research and robotic fabrication technologies. Alumni News 508728 Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Chee Pearlman to Curate TED Conference Session on Design http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/chee-pearlman-to-curate-ted-conference-session-on-design.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/cheepearlman.html">Chee Pearlman</a> (Loeb Fellow '11) will join architect David Rockwell of Rockwell Group in curating 'The Design Studio," a session on design and creativity at this year's TED Conference in Long Beach, California on March 1. The session will feature a range of contributors to explore creative development, design innovation, and using art and design to mold the human experience. Alumni News 508704 Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 "The Garden in the Machine" featured at MoMA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-garden-in-the-machine-featured-at-moma.html <span>&ldquo;The Garden in the Machine,&rdquo; a collaborative project by an interdisciplinary team led by Jeanne Gang (MArch '93) which includes Roberta M. Feldman, Theaster Gates (Loeb Fellow '11), Greg Lindsay, Kate Orff (MLA '97), and Rafi Segal (Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design), will be on display at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1230">The Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream</a><span>&nbsp;exhibition to open at the Museum of Modern Art on February 15, 2012. The project proposes a new plan for transforming Cicero, a former factory town outside Chicago, and reimagines the remains of the suburb's industry to transform it into an "arrival city."</span> Alumni News 508679 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Loeb Fellow Anna Heringer elected as International Fellow by Royal Institute of British Architects http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-anna-heringer-elected-as-international-fellow-by.html Loeb Fellowship News 507830 Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Susan Chin (LF '00) appointed Executive Director at the Design Trust for Public Space http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/susan-chin-lf-00-appointed-executive-director-at-the-design.html Alumni News 507812 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 ORO Editions releases Distillations: The Architecture of Margaret McCurry (LF '87) http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/oro-editions-releases-distillations-the-architecture-of-margaret.html Alumni News 507818 Fri, 09 Dec 2011 01:00:00 -0500 Philip G. Freelon, LF '90, appointed to Commission of Fine Arts by President Obama http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/philip-g-freelon-lf-90-appointed-to-commission-of-fine-arts-by.html Loeb Fellowship News 507807 Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Loeb Fellow Andres Lepik is new director of TU Munich Architecture Museum http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-andres-lepik-is-new-director-of-tu-munich.html Loeb Fellowship News 507761 Mon, 05 Dec 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Loeb Fellow Fills New Role at University of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-fills-new-role-at-university-of-chicago.html <span>Theaster Gates (LF '11) was recently appointed to a new role at the University of Chicago as the Director of Art and Public Life.&nbsp; See&nbsp;</span><a title="Theaster Gates" href="http://www.uchicago.edu/features/20111025_gates/" target="_blank">the announcement</a><span>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 507388 Wed, 26 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 South America Project Symposium and Network Launch at GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/south-america-project-symposium-and-network-launch-at-gsd.html <p>&ldquo;The South America Project (SAP): Hinterland Urbanisms&rdquo; symposium took place at Harvard&rsquo;s GSD on October 7<sup>th</sup> and 8<sup>th</sup>. The event marked the launch of an applied research and design network that examines the space of design within recent resource Extraction and continental Integration policies in South America.</p> Faculty News 507017 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Theaster Gates (LF '11) Solo Exhibit at MOCA, LA http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-theaster-gates-11-featured-in-the-ny-times-for-moca.html Loeb Fellowship News 507013 Tue, 11 Oct 2011 02:00:00 -0400 Jerold Kayden, Amanda Burden to Co-Chair Zoning the City Conference in NYC http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-participate-in-the-zoning-the-city-conference.html Alumni News 506928 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 The NCPC, with Loeb Fellows Marcel Acosta and Christine Saum, receives 2011 ASLA Honor Award for Analysis and Planning. http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/the-ncpc-with-loeb-fellows-marcel-acosta-and-christine-saum.html Loeb Fellowship News 506923 Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellows Theaster Gates ('11) and Kennedy Smith ('06) to be Featured Speakers at Cityworks (X)Po 2011 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-theaster-gates-11-and-kennedy-smith-06-to-be.html Loeb Fellowship News 506925 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellow Janet Echelman on cover of Sculpture Magazine http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-janet-echelman-makes-the-cover-of-sculpture-magazine.html Loeb Fellowship News 506926 Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellow '99 Susan Chin Appointed to Head Design Trust http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellow-99-susan-chin-appointed-to-head-design-trust.html Loeb Fellowship News 506929 Tue, 20 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0400 Firm of Boris Dramov (LF '80) designs MLK National Memorial http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/firm-of-boris-dramov-lf-80-designs-mlk-national-memorial.html Loeb Fellowship News 505564 Sun, 28 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Doug Meffert (LF '08) leads research center in hydrokinetic power http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/doug-meffert-lf-08-leads-research-center-in-hydrokinetic-power.html Loeb Fellowship alumnus Doug Meffert is on a mission to&nbsp;end the southeastern United States' reliance on fossil-fuel energy from the Gulf of Mexico.<br /> Loeb Fellowship News 505563 Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 New publication by Rahul Mehrotra released in Mumbai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/new-publication-by-rahul-mehrotra-released-in-mumbai.html &nbsp; Faculty News 505473 Wed, 03 Aug 2011 01:00:00 -0400 Former Loeb Fellow Cathleen McGuigan Named Editor in Chief of Architectural Record http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/former-loeb-fellow-cathleen-mcguigan-named-editor-in-chief-of.html McGraw-Hill Construction announced that Cathleen McGuigan, longtime Newsweek architecture critic and arts editor, has been named editor in chief of Architectural Record. Alumni News 500299 Mon, 02 May 2011 13:00:00 -0400