Harvard GSD: Loeb Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu Faculty, students, alumni active at 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/faculty-students-alumni-active-at-2016-venice-architecture.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design community will be active at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens to the public this Saturday, May 28.</span> Alumni News 566893 Mon, 23 May 2016 19:00:00 -0400 Nine professionals named 2016–2017 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/nine-professionals-named-2016-2017-loeb-fellows.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s has&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/announcing-the-2016-loeb-fellows/">named</a><span>&nbsp;nine practitioners to receive the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/about-the-fellowship/index.html">Loeb Fellowship</a><span>&nbsp;for the 2016&ndash;2017 academic year.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 566892 Fri, 20 May 2016 10:00:00 -0400 Craig Barton (LF '95) named Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at School of the Art Institute of Chicago http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/craig-barton-lf-95-named-provost-and-senior-vice-president-of.html <span>The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has announced the appointment of Craig Barton (LF '95) as the School&rsquo;s provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, effective August 1, 2016.</span> Alumni News 566875 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:00 -0400 GSD announces three faculty appointments: D'Oca, Griffin, Kuo http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-announces-three-faculty-appointments-d-oca-griffin-kuo.html <span>The Harvard Graduate School of Design announces a trio of faculty appointments, adding two professors to the Department of Urban Planning and Design (UPD) and one to the Department of Architecture.</span> Alumni News 566570 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 -0500 R. Steven Lewis (LF ’07) receives AIA’s 2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/r-steven-lewis-lf-07-receives-aia-s-2016-whitney-m-young-jr.html <span>R. Steven Lewis (LF &rsquo;07) has been named the recipient of the 2016&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAS075330">Whitney M. Young Jr. Award</a><span>&nbsp;by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)</span> Alumni News 566520 Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0500 James Stockard (MUP ’68, LF ’78) to teach, conduct research in Scotland with Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/james-stockard-mup-68-lf-78-to-teach-conduct-research-with.html <span>The Fulbright Program has awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/james-stockard.html">James Stockard</a><span>&nbsp;(MUP &rsquo;68, LF &rsquo;78).</span> Alumni News 566510 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Applications open for 2016–2017 Loeb Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/applications-open-for-2016-2017-loeb-fellowship.html Applications are now open for 2016&ndash;2017 Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design Loeb Fellowship News 566508 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Maria Jaakkola (LF ’15) questions state of Boston’s Emerald Necklace with unique video project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/maria-jaakkola-lf-15-questions-state-of-boston-s-emerald.html Maria Jaakkola (LF &rsquo;15) questions state of Boston&rsquo;s Emerald Necklace with unique video project "(Dis)connected,"&nbsp;<span>encountering obstacles like unkempt grasses, abandoned buildings, and multi-lane car traffic.</span> Landscape Architecture News 566286 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni among exhibitors at first-ever Chicago Architecture Biennial http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-among-exhibitors-at-first-ever-chicago.html <span>On Saturday, October 3, the City of Chicago launches the inaugural&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://chicagobiennial.org/">Chicago Architecture Biennial</a><span>, titled &ldquo;The State of the Art of Architecture" and featuring a range of Harvard Graduate School of Design professors and alumni</span> Alumni News 566192 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Exhibition on geography of fatal police encounters aims to influence dialogue around design, social justice http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/exhibition-on-geography-of-fatal-police-encounters-aims-to.html <span>A new exhibition on Gund Hall&rsquo;s Experiments Wall uniquely approaches a provocative topic: fatal encounters between civilians and police across the country.</span> Alumni News 566162 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:00:00 -0400 Agra Video Journal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/agra-video-journal.html <p>Wondering what the Extreme Urbanism III studio was up to with the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/index.html">Loeb Fellows</a>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/critical-conservation/index.html">Critical Conservation</a>&nbsp;students in Agra last spring?&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a>&nbsp;(professor of Urban Design and Planning) provides a field guide in this newly released video about&nbsp;the course and the trip.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/z0u3uplOREk?feature=player_embedded" width="400"></iframe></p> Faculty News 566068 Sat, 12 Sep 2015 17:00:00 -0400 GSD faculty, alumni named to exhibition team for the 2016 Venice Biennale U.S. Pavilion http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-faculty-alumni-named-to-exhibition-team-for-the-2016-venice.html <span>After receiving over 250 submissions, the curatorial team for the 2016 Venice Biennale&rsquo;s U.S. Pavilion has named 12 architect teams to produce the pavilion&rsquo;s U.S. exhibition, with several Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and alumni among those selected.</span> Alumni News 565971 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Champion of Neighborhoods: Maurice Cox (LF ’02) in Detroit http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/champion-of-neighborhoods-maurice-cox-lf-02-in-detroit.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/maurice-cox.html" target="_blank">Maurice Cox</a><span>, Detroit&rsquo;s new planning director, views the city through the lens of opportunity. While others can&rsquo;t see beyond acres of abandoned land, he sees the walkable streets and neighborhood density that foster community and plenty of parks, gardens and local enterprise. He also sees the resilient spirit that can make it all happen. Read &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2015/07/03/maurice-cox-detroit-planning-director/29682221/" target="_blank">Detroit&rsquo;s new planning director: Dream Big</a><span>&rdquo; and view a video interview with Maurice Cox.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564704 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Latest issue of Log magazine features range of GSD contributors http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/latest-issue-of-log-magazine-features-range-of-gsd-contributors.html Latest issue of Log magazine features range of GSD contributors Alumni News 564701 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Cynthia Davidson (LF '89) to co-curate the U.S. Exhibition at Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/cynthia-davidson-to-curate-the-us-exhibition-at-venice-biennale.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/cynthia-davidson.html">Cynthia Davidson</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;89) has been selected by the State Department as co-curator of the United States Pavilion exhibition in the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, along with&nbsp;</span><span>Monica Ponce de Leon, dean of Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. Read more at the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/cynthia-davidson-to-curate-the-us-exhibition-at-venice-biennale/#more-11367"><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span> Architecture News 564692 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:35:00 -0400 GSD’s Community Service Fellowship Program propels students into range of practices and places http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-s-community-service-fellowship-program-propels-students-into.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design students are spending the summer developing their skills beyond studio walls&mdash;and giving back to local and global communities&mdash;through the GSD&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/gsd-resources/career-resources/community-service-fellowship/summer-internships.html">Community Service Fellowship Program</a><span>&nbsp;(CSFP).</span> Architecture News 564676 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Strong GSD showing in ASLA Honor Roll http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/strong-loeb-and-gsd-showing-in-asla-honor-roll.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and&nbsp;</span>Loeb Fellows<span>&nbsp;have earned recognition from the&nbsp;</span><span>American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), which announced its 2015 honors last week.</span> Faculty News 564674 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:00:00 -0400 GSD alumni, students, professors lead in Boston Living with Water design competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alumni-professors-students-lead-in-boston-living-with-water.html <span>Harvard Graduate School of Design students, alumni, and professors offered visionary, winning designs in the&nbsp;</span>Boston Living with Water competition<span>, which announced finalists on Monday, June 8.</span> Alumni News 564672 Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Toni Griffin (LF '98) couldn’t find it, so she made her own http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/toni-griffin-couldn-t-find-it-so-she-made-her-own.html <span>Contrary to the recent assertion in&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/05/there-are-no-urban-design-courses-on-race-and-justice-so-we-made-our-own-syllabus/393335/" target="_blank">The Atlantic City Lab</a>&ndash;</em><span>that there&rsquo;s no syllabus for an urban design course on race and justice&ndash;there is at least one:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/toni-griffin.html" target="_blank">Toni Griffin</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;98) created it and teaches it at the CCNY&nbsp;</span><a href="http://ssa1.ccny.cuny.edu/programs/jmaxbond.html" target="_blank">J.Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City</a><span>. She writes about it in&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/design-for-the-just-city-a-curriculum-in-urban-justice" target="_blank">Next City</a>.</em> Loeb Fellowship News 564661 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:00:00 -0400 GSD awards 324 degrees during Harvard’s 364th Commencement http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-to-award-324-degrees-during-harvards-364th-commencement.html <span>GSD awards 324 degrees during Harvard&rsquo;s 364th Commencement.</span> Architecture News 564642 Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Artist Rick Lowe (LF '02) questions notion of "value" at Wednesday's GSD Class Day http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/artist-rick-lowe-lf-02-to-speak-at-wednesday-s-gsd-class-day.html <span>Rick Lowe&mdash;public-art pioneer, 2002&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/">Loeb Fellow</a><span>, 2014 MacArthur Fellow, and founder of Houston-based initiative&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://projectrowhouses.org">Project Row Houses</a><span>&mdash;addressed the Class&nbsp;of 2015 and their families at the GSD's Class Day on Wednesday, May 27.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564640 Wed, 27 May 2015 20:00:00 -0400 InFORMing Justice event recapped by Al Jazeera America http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/informing-justice-event-recapped-by-al-jazeera-america.html April&rsquo;s InFORMing Justice: A Conversation about the Role of Design in Building Equitable Communities event was the subject of a <span class="target-blank">recent Al Jazeera America article.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564634 Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Artist and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe (LF ’02) to speak at GSD's 2015 Class Day http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/artist-and-macarthur-fellow-rick-lowe-to-speak-at-gsds-2015-class-day.html Artist Rick Lowe, a pioneer in public art and founder of Houston-based initiative Project Row Houses, will be the speaker at the GSD's 2015 Class Day on Wednesday, May 27. Loeb Fellowship News 564476 Fri, 01 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Announcing the 2015-16 Loeb Fellows http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/announcing-the-2015-16-loeb-fellows.html The Harvard University Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s Loeb Fellowship has selected the nine Fellows who will comprise its 2015-2016 class. Loeb Fellowship News 564474 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:00:00 -0400 A Watershed Approach: Kim Lutz at the GSD http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/a-watershed-approach-kim-lutz-at-the-gsd.html <span>Kim Lutz of the Nature Conservancy was at the GSD&nbsp;on April 6th for a lunchtime lecture entitled &ldquo;Taking it to Scale: a Watershed Approach to Conservation Design.&rdquo; It was part of a series&nbsp;<span>addressing large landscape conservation issues,&nbsp;</span>sponsored by the Loeb Fellowship and curated by&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/scott-campbell.html">Scott Campbell</a><span>.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/a-watershed-approach/#more-10795">Margaret Scott (MUP candidate) reports</a><span>&nbsp;in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span> Landscape Architecture News 564452 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:00:00 -0400 inFORMing Justice: a conversation about the role of design in building equitable communities http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/informing-justice-a-conversation-about-the-role-of-design-in-3.html <span>On the surface,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/event/informing-justice-conversation-about-role-design-building-equitable-communities">inFORMing Justice</a><span>&nbsp;was a typical event at the GSD: a panel of experts discussing the role of design in building equitable communities with an audience of students, faculty, staff and fellows from across the university. But the seats in Piper Hall were arranged around tables, the panelists spoke from the heart and the audience members were the experts.&nbsp;<br /><br /></span><a class="more-link target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/informing-justice-a-conversation-about-the-role-of-design-in-building-equitable-communities/#more-10765">Read more</a><span>&nbsp;in the</span><em>&nbsp;LOEBlog.</em> Faculty News 564446 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:00:00 -0400 John Peterson, founder of Public Architecture, appointed curator of the Loeb Fellowship http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/john-peterson-founder-of-public-architecture-appointed-curator.html <span>Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of John Peterson as Curator of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/">Loeb Fellowship</a><span>.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 564443 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 -0400 "post facto" fills Gund Hall http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/post-facto-fills-gund-hall.html <span>MDes candidates from the Art, Design and Public Domain concentration at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design &ldquo;made the building sing&rdquo; as part of their &ldquo;Post Facto&rdquo; collaboration with Senior Loeb Scholar Michael Craig-Martin.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564422 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:00:00 -0400 Vanderwarker Profile http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/vanderwarker-profile.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><em>Boston Globe</em><span>&nbsp;spent time with architectural photographer&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/peter-vanderwarker.html" target="_blank">Peter Vanderwarker</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '97) to discover&nbsp;why he's so&nbsp;successful in capturing the soul of a city. Read "</span><a href="http://www.boston.com/real-estate/news/2015/04/02/architectural-photographer-knows-boston-like-the-back-his-hand/tWLeEKF7NaNSMP46z4wptM/story.html#sthash.Pqb4gWQo.t256yTuM.dpuf" target="_blank">Architectural Photographer Knows Boston Like the Back of His Hand</a><span>."</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564396 Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Team Better Block Wins Knight Cities Grant for Akron Project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/team-better-block-wins-knight-cities-grant-for-akron-project.html <span>Team Better Block recently received a $155,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to pursue an innovative project in Akron, Ohio. They&rsquo;ll be converting excess housing stock in a Bhutanese neighborhood into boutique hostels and cultural hubs utilizing the Airbnb platform. Loeb&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/andrew-howard.html">Andrew Howard</a><span>, co-founder of Team Better Block, describes the project in the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/team-better-block-wins-knight-cities-grant-for-akron-project/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564370 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Theaster Gates at TED2015 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/theaster-gates-at-ted2015.html <span><a class="target-blank" href="https://www.ted.com/talks/theaster_gates_how_to_revive_a_neighborhood_with_imagination_beauty_and_art"><img class="rubycontent-asset rubycontent-asset-631172" title="Credits: Theaster Gates at TED2015 vancouver" src="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/images/content/6/3/v3/631172.jpg?_=1427489227608" alt="Credits: Theaster Gates at TED2015 vancouver" width="450" height="134" /></a>The surprise guest at the TED2015 conference in Vancouver this month was&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/theastergates.html">Theaster Gates</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '11), whose talk will inspire both skeptics and believers in the power of design and culture to transform communities.&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.ted.com/talks/theaster_gates_how_to_revive_a_neighborhood_with_imagination_beauty_and_art" target="_blank">Watch it now</a><span>, or&nbsp;</span><a href="https://conferences.ted.com/TED2015/" target="_blank">explore the entire conference schedule</a><span>.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564341 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0400 India Journal: Extreme Urbanism in Agra, India http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/india-journal-extreme-urbanism-in-agra-india.html <p>The <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01507-00-spring-2015.html">Extreme Urbanism III</a> studio, led by <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra</a> (professor and department chair, Urban Planning and Design), explores the intersection of critical conservation and urban planning and design. This month <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/copy-of-2015-current-fellows/index.html">Loeb Fellows</a> joined studio students and students in the MDes <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/critical-conservation/index.html">Critical Conservation</a> program in Agra<span>, India.</span></p> Faculty News 564315 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0400 Neal Morris on Designing for Culture and History in New Orleans http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/neal-morris-on-designing-for-culture-and-history-in-new-orleans.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/nealmorris.html" target="_blank">Neal Morris's</a><span>&nbsp;(LF '10) office sits squarely in the middle of a historically African American neighborhood and shopping district undergoing an urban renaissance in New Orleans. So he&nbsp;was&nbsp;perfectly situated to get himself drawn into the middle of a project that nods to an important moment in musical&nbsp;history by&nbsp;securing the future of orchestral jazz culture in the city. He tells the story in the&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/designing-for-culture-and-history-in-new-orleans/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span> Architecture News 564308 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400 From SROs to Micro-Units http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/from-sros-to-micro-units.html <span>In the last century, stereotypes and attempts at social engineering have narrowed housing options in America, to the detriment of our ability to provide housing for all segments of society, argues&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/barbara-knecht-1.html">Barbara Knecht</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &lsquo;93). But new middle class norms and well-designed small housing configurations are changing attitudes and providing hope for dealing with our current housing crisis. Read her contribution to the <em>LOEBlog</em> series, "</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loeb-lab-from-sros-to-micro-units/">Loeb Lab: From SROs to Micro-Units</a><span>."</span> Architecture News 564295 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0400 GSD Leads in Boston Living with Water http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-leads-in-boston-living-with-water.html <p>Working with Loeb Fellow <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/thaddeus-pawlowski.html">Thaddeus Pawlowski</a> during <a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/2015-j-term-roundup/">J Term</a> on their <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org">Boston Living with Water</a> submission paid off for Lindsay Woodson (MArch), Jon Springfield (MUP) and Kira Sargent (MLA). Their entry, <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/no-building-is-an-island">No Building is an Island</a>, is a finalist in the building category, along with another entry by GSD alums Stephanie Goldberg (MArch &rsquo;93) and Mark Reed (MArch &rsquo;92), <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/the-prince-building-piers">Prince Building Piers</a>. There was GSD representation in the Neighborhood category with <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/resilient-linkages">Resilient Linkages</a> by Alex Krieger (professor of urban design), Kelly Lynema (MUP 13) and Brandon Cuffy (MArch) of NBBJ; and Chris Reed (associate professor of landscape architecture) was awarded Honorable Mention for <a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/portfolio/fort-points-living-basin">Fort Point&rsquo;s Living Basin</a> in collaboration with Perkins and Will.&nbsp;<a><span>Read more in the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span></p> Alumni News 564284 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:00:00 -0500 India Journal: Extreme Urbanism III http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/india-journal-extreme-urbanism-iii.html <p>Urban Design and Planning Professor&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rahul-mehrotra.html">Rahul Mehrotra&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academics/courses/stu-01507-00-spring-2015.html">Extreme Urbanism III</a>&nbsp;studio explores possible interventions at the intersection between critical conservation and urban planning and design for Agra, India, an exemplar of contemporary urban challenges. At this moment,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/index.html">Loeb Fellows</a>, studio students and students in the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/critical-conservation/index.html">MDes Critical Conservation Program</a>&nbsp;are in Agra conducting a close study of the conditions and opportunities that can propel the city forward toward a more sustainable future for its citizens, its historical treasures and its environment.&nbsp;</p> <p><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/india-journal-loebs-abroad-with-extreme-urbanism">Read more and see photos in the&nbsp;<em>LOEBlog</em>.</a></p> Faculty News 564280 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500 Mexico City’s Evolving Landscape: Mario Schjetnan on practice and theory http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/mexico-city-s-evolving-landscape-mario-schjetnan-on-practice-and.html <span>Ask any resident of Mexico City where they would like to be on a warm, Sunday afternoon, and it may well be a landscape designed by Mario Schjetnan. On Tuesday, February 17, Schjetnan described his latest projects on the practice and theory of landscape in a public lecture at Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design.&nbsp;</span> GSD Announcements/Alerts 564271 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:00:00 -0500 Harvard Magazine celebrates GSD and "good design" http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/harvard-magazine-celebrates-gsd-and-good-design.html <em>Harvard Magazine</em><span>&nbsp;recently published an article by Stephanie Garlock called&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank target-blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2015/03/good-design">"Good Design: A Public Interest Movement Redefines Architecture,"</a><span>&nbsp;in which the author provides a critical analysis of socially progressive and pro bono architecture practices today.</span> Alumni News 564265 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Caroline James and Arielle Assouline-Lichten Honored by BWAF http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/caroline-james-and-arielle-assouline-lichten-honored-by-bwaf.html <strong>Caroline James</strong><span>&nbsp;(<span>MArch &rsquo;14, associate at Maryanne Thompson Architects</span><span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<span>LOEBlogger</span></span>) and her colleague&nbsp;</span><strong>Arielle Assouline-Lichten</strong><span>&nbsp;(MArch &rsquo;13) will receive the Tribune award at the&nbsp;</span><strong>Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Leadership Awards Gala</strong><span>&nbsp;on February 26.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/caroline-james-and-arielle-assouline-lichten-honored-by-bwaf/"><span>Read more on the&nbsp;</span><em>LOEBlog</em><span>.</span></a> Alumni News 564238 Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 More Best of the Best for Ann Beha http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/more-best-of-the-best-for-ann-beha.html <p>The Boston Society of Architects, a local AIA chapter, has announced its 2014 Design Awards, and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ann-m-beha.html">Ann Beha</a>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;88) is once again in the spotlight. Her Shelburne Museum Center for Art and Education and her University of Chicago Center for Economics both took Design Excellence Awards. Beha recently won an&nbsp;<a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/ann-beha-wins-aia-honor-award/">AIA Honor Award</a>&nbsp;for her work on the Cambridge Public Library.</p> <p>See the entire&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architects.org/sites/default/files/2014_BSA_Design_Awards_pr_FINAL_web_0.pdf">list of BSA honorees</a>, which includes associate professor of landscape architecture&nbsp;<a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503804" href="/people/chris-reed.html">Chris Reed&rsquo;s</a>&nbsp;Stoss.</p> Landscape Architecture News 564216 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Inga Saffron on Private Control of Public Spaces http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/inga-saffron-on-private-control-of-public-spaces.html <span>Private investment in public park assets is being seen as a win-win situation for budget-challenged urban areas, and indeed it has worked well for existing jewels like Central Park in NYC. But as&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/inga-saffron.html">Inga Saffron</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;12) points out in her commentary in the&nbsp;</span><em>New Republic</em><span>, there&rsquo;s a downside as well.&nbsp;</span><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/inga-saffron-on-private-control-of-public-spaces/">Read more in the&nbsp;<em>LOEBlog.</em></a> Loeb Fellowship News 564218 Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Architecture and the Territory: Cairo’s informal settlements and community networks with Diane Singerman http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/architecture-and-the-territory-cairo-s-informal-settlements-and.html <span>Last week's Aga&nbsp;Khan lecture,&nbsp;</span><span>the first in Harvard Graduate School of Design's spring lecture series</span><span>,&nbsp;explored the interaction between globalization, resistance, space and urban design in Cairo</span><span>.&nbsp;</span> Landscape Architecture News 564209 Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:30:00 -0500 Alexandra Lange on Tarnished (AIA) Gold http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alexandra-lange-on-tarnished-aia-gold.html <span>In calling out the AIA for bypassing Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi for the 2015 Gold Prize,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/alexandra-lange-1.html">Alexandra Lange</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;14) highlights larger problems in the field of architecture symbolized by its preeminent professional organization. &nbsp;Read more in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/alexandra-lange-on-tarnished-aia-gold/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a><span>.</span> Architecture News 564169 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:00:00 -0500 Armando Carbonell Elected to UK Academy of Social Sciences http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/armando-carbonell-elected-to-uk-academy-of-social-sciences.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/armando-carbonell.html">Armando Carbonell</a><span>&nbsp;(LF &rsquo;93) was one of 34 new Fellows recently elected to the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences in the United Kingdom. Carbonell was cited as a leader for his international research in land use and taxation.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564167 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0500 Loebs and GSD Students Model Living with Water http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsd-students-model-living-with-water.html <span>Under the leadership of<span>&nbsp;current Loeb</span>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/thaddeus-pawlowski.html">Thaddeus Pawlowski</a><span>, GSD&nbsp;</span><span>students from all disciplines are participating in the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.bostonlivingwithwater.org/">Boston Living with Water</a><span>&nbsp;competition, organized by the Boston Redevelopment Authority. They recently came together with faculty and other Loebs to test out their concepts as they prepare <span>to submit their entries</span>&nbsp;in January. Read more in the&nbsp;<a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-and-gsd-students-model-living-with-water/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</span> Architecture News 564075 Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -0500 Watch the Loeb Video Profiles http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/watch-the-loeb-video-profiles.html <span>The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/loeb-fellowship/copy-of-2015-current-fellows/index.html"><strong>Loeb Video Profiles</strong></a><span>&nbsp;demonstrate the range of backgrounds, interests and accomplishments of the current class of Loeb Fellows. They are rule breakers and polymaths; experts in neighborhood enhancement, disaster response and community empowerment. Their focus is on equity. Join their conversation.</span> Loeb Fellowship News 564059 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -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 Affordable housing in New Orleans: report from the Loeb Fall Study Trip http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/affordable-housing-in-new-orleans-report-from-the-loeb-fall.html During the 2014 New Orleans Fall Study Tour, <a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-503924" href="/people/james-stockard.html">Jim Stockard</a>&nbsp;(LF '78) took a field trip&nbsp;organized by <a class="rubycontent-page-link rubycontent-page-506444" href="/people/nealmorris.html">Neal Morris</a>&nbsp;(LF '10) to look at housing and community development. There was&nbsp;much to learn from the star-quality panel of experts who have been involved in recovery activities since Katrina and Rita changed the landscape in the city.&nbsp;<em>Read on at the&nbsp;</em><a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/dispatch-from-new-orleans-a-report-on-affordable-housing/#more-9896">LOEBlog</a>.<br /><br /><em>Photo by Eli Spevak</em> Faculty News 563930 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500 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 Anthony Flint Looks Back at the Architect of Tomorrow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/anthony-flint-looks-back-at-the-architect-of-tomorrow.html <p>To research <a href="http://www.anthonyflint.net/"><em>Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow</em></a><em>,</em><em>&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/anthonyflint.html">Anthony Flint</a> (LF &rsquo;01) haunted the Loeb Library Special Collections for 2 years. The book, to be released on November 4, details the architect's lessons for the urban centers of the 21st century. Flint&rsquo;s<a href="http://www.anthonyflint.net/appearances.htm"> book tour</a> includes several Boston-area appearances in the coming months. More details in the <a href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/anthony-flint-looks-back-at-the-architect-of-tomorrow/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a><em>.</em></p> Architecture News 563902 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -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 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 Alumni Q+A: Inga Saffron LF'12 http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/alumni-q-a-inga-saffron-lf-12.html <span>Going from covering suburban planning-board meetings to witnessing sectarian violence in the Balkans may not seem like the most obvious career path, but for 2012 Loeb Fellow alumna Inga Saffron, it was a natural progression that ultimately led to her current role as the architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer.</span> Alumni News 563761 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -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 Rick Lowe (LF '02) named MacArthur Fellow http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/rick-lowe-named-macarthur-fellow.html <p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4666em;">&nbsp;The MacArthur Foundation has recognized the singular achievements and promise of Loeb alum Rick Lowe&rsquo;s &ldquo;social sculpture&rdquo; by awarding him one of its iconic &ldquo;genius grants.&rdquo;</span></p> <p><br />Learn more on the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/rick-lowe-named-macarthur-fellow/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> Loeb Fellowship News 563692 Wed, 17 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 Loebs Influence Housing Policy in Indonesia http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-influence-housing-policy-in-indonesia.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/deidre-schmidt.html">Deidre Schmidt</a> (LF &rsquo;08) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/matt-nohn.html">Matt Nohn</a> (LF &rsquo;14) are working with policymakers in Indonesia to formulate a comprehensive and integrated housing framework to meet the needs of a rapidly urbanizing population. More in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-schmidt-and-nohn-influence-housing-policy-in-indonesia/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> Loeb Fellowship News 563637 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Jair Lynch in the Washington Post http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jair-lynch-in-the-washington-post.html <p>In a recent interview in the <em>Washington Post, </em><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jairlynch.html">Jair Lynch</a> (LF &rsquo;06) reaches way back for the roots of his interest in building and cities and forward toward the future of his beloved city. Read &ldquo;<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/just-asking-dc-developer-and-former-lego-fanatic-jair-lynch/2014/08/27/2d8936ce-11ca-11e4-8936-26932bcfd6ed_story.html?wpisrc=nl_head&amp;wpmm=1">Just Asking: D.C. developer and former Lego fanatic Jair Lynch</a>.&rdquo;</p> Loeb Fellowship News 563639 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD Alums in PID http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-alums-in-pid.html Among the &ldquo;9 Women Who Are Rocking Public Interest Design&rdquo; listed in <em>Architizer</em> last week are 3 GSD alums and a Loeb Fellow. Liz Ogbu (MArch &lsquo;04), Marika Shioiri-Clark (MArch &rsquo;11), Chelina Odbert<strong> </strong>(MUP &rsquo;07) and Deanna VanBuren (LF &rsquo;12) are in practice, in academia and even in prisons&ndash;building, convening, researching and listening to the needs of communities to tackle social problems on every continent. <a class="target-blank" href="http://architizer.com/blog/nine-women-who-are-rocking-public-interest-design/">Read more about them</a>.<br /><br /><em>Photo courtesy of Lee Romney, </em>LA Times. Alumni News 563605 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Critical Conservation: the old is new http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/critical-conservation-the-old-is-new.html <p>In an article for <em>Architectural Record</em>, writer Bryony Roberts cites the <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/master-in-design-studies/critical-conservation/index.html">Critical Conservation</a> program at the GSD as evidence of a trend toward adapting and transforming existing buildings in highly nuanced ways that challenge the user&rsquo;s experience of the structure and its history. <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ricklowe.html">Rick Lowe</a> (LF &rsquo;02) and Project Row Houses in Houston are part of the vanguard.</p> <p>Read &ldquo;<a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/features/2014/1408-Beyond-Gordon-Matta-Clark.asp">Beyond Gordon Matta-Clark</a>.&rdquo;</p> <em>Image courtesy of modpod, a project of Project Row Houses</em> Architecture News 563370 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Dispatch from the Venice Biennale http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/dispatch-from-the-venice-biennale.html Caroline James (MArch &rsquo;14) was at the 2014 Venice Biennale to view the outcome of 2 Rotterdam <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/academic-programs/studio-abroad/index.html">studios abroad</a>, additional student engagement and her own summer internship with Rem Koolhaas&rsquo;s (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) AMO studio to put together the &ldquo;Elements of Architecture&rdquo; book and exhibition. She found a rigorous presentation of the human relationship to architecture and a wholly new approach to the Biennale itself. Read her post in the <em>LOEBlog.</em> Alumni News 563326 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Loeb and GSD alums selected in Branch Library competition http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-and-gsd-alums-selected-in-branch-library-competition.html <p>This summer, <strong>The Architectural League</strong> and the <strong>Center for an Urban Future</strong> have launched a design study to articulate new architectural, financial, and programmatic possibilities that will unlock the potential of the NYC branch libraries to be essential neighborhood-based resource centers.</p> <p>An interdisciplinary team including <strong>Daniel Hernandez</strong>, (LF &rsquo;98) of Topoloty LLC and <strong>Michael Murphy</strong> (MArch &lsquo;11), executive director of MASS Design Group, is among the 5 winning teams selected to participate in the design study. Learn more on the <a href="http://archleague.org/2014/07/re-envisioning-branch-libraries/">ArchLeague</a> website.</p> Alumni News 563252 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Loeb Fellows in July issue of Land Lines http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loeb-fellows-in-july-issue-of-land-lines.html The Lincoln Institute&rsquo;s quarterly July 2014 issue of <em>Land Lines</em> is rich with insights from Loeb Fellows Lynn Richards (LF &rsquo;13), Helen Lochhead (Lincoln/Loeb Fellow &rsquo;14) and Anthony Flint (LF &rsquo;01). Read more in the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-in-july-land-lines/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 563242 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Loebs and GSDers Score with Artplace grants http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-and-gsders-score-with-artplace-grants.html <p>Generous grants from ArtPlace America will be fertilizing the initiatives of several Loebs as well as GSD director of exhibitions <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/dan-borelli.html">Dan Borelli</a> in the coming year. Beneficiaries include <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/theastergates.html">Theaster Gates</a> (LF &rsquo;11), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/janetechelman.html">Janet Echelman</a> (LF '08), <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/rogercummings.html">Roger Cummings</a> (LF &rsquo;09) and incoming Loeb <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jamie-blosser.html">Jamie Blosser</a>. Read more on the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-and-friends-score-with-artplace-grants/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.<br /><br /><em>Image courtesy of Juxtaposition Arts</em></p> Faculty News 563201 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Diplomacy through design: Touring the UN Headquarters' restoration http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/diplomacy-through-design-touring-the-un-headquarters-top-to.html <span>Michael Adlerstein LF '86, the assistant secretary-general in charge of the historic renovation of the UN Headquarters, hosted members of the Sert Council for a private tour of the newly unveiled landmark.&nbsp;</span> Alumni News 563189 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Loebs on the Greenway http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/loebs-on-the-greenway.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/janetechelman.html" target="_blank">Janet Echelman</a> (LF '08) will soon join <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/ross-miller.html" target="_blank">Ross Miller</a> (LF '93) as a featured artist along the Boston Greenway. Echelman&rsquo;s floating sculpture will hover over the Greenway next year, suspended from neighboring buildings.</p> <p>Miller welcomes the company for his sculpture Harbor Fog, installed in 2009. Created from granite blocks of a seawall uncovered during construction, the boat-shaped form has lighting, fog and sound that respond to activity in the environment.</p> <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/loebs-on-the-greenway/">Read more in the <em>LOEBlog</em></a>. Loeb Fellowship News 563184 Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Jennifer Siegal, Designing for Liberty http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/jennifer-siegal-designing-for-liberty.html It should come as no surprise that <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/jennifersiegal.html">Jennifer Siegal</a> (LF &rsquo;03), whose <span class="target-blank">Office of Mobile Design</span> is known for sustainable design and innovative mobile structures, led a prize-winning team in the &ldquo;Designing for Free Speech&rdquo; challenge. OMD&rsquo;s entry is Industrial Up-Cycling: the Pop-Up SoapBox, a movable flexible performance space made of recycled parts discarded by the aerospace industry. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/jennifer-siegal-designing-for-liberty/">Read more in the <em>LOEBlog</em></a> Loeb Fellowship News 563180 Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Ana Gelabert Appointed Advisor to to Zhuhai http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/ana-gelabert-appointed-advisor-to-to-zhuhai.html <div>Ana Gelabert-Sanchez (LF &rsquo;11, MLA) was selected to be part of a team of international advisors working with Zhuhai, China, to assist the city in becoming &ldquo;one of the most habitable environmentally friendly waterside cities in Asia.&rdquo; <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/ana-gelabert-appointed-advisor-to-to-zhuhai/"><span class="target-blank"><span class="target-blank"><span class="target-blank">R</span></span></span><span class="more-link">ead more</span> in the <em>LOEBlog</em>.</a></div> Loeb Fellowship News 563181 Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400 Resiliency partners: the Rebuild by Design winners http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/resiliency-partners-the-rebuild-by-design-winners.html HUD has announced 6 winning design proposals in the Rebuild by Design competition to increase climate resiliency in NY and NJ coastal communities.&nbsp; One of the winning teams is led by Interboro, founded by Dan D&rsquo;Oca (design critic in urban planning and design and MUP &lsquo;02),&nbsp;Tobias Armborst, (MAUD '02) and Georgeen Theodore (MAUD '02), and includes Reese Fayde (LF &lsquo;79) of RFA Investors. Alumni News 563149 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 GSD students win KPF Fellowships http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/gsd-students-win-kpf-fellowships.html Two of the 3 winners of the KPF Traveling Fellowships this year are MArch I students Kevin Murray and Joanie Tom. The awardees were selected by a jury that includes Cathleen McGuigan (editor of <em>Architectural Record </em>and LF &rsquo;93) and <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/eric-howeler.html">Eric H&ouml;weler</a> (assistant professor of architecture). Architecture News 563108 Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Theaster Gates to lead Place Project http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/theaster-gates-to-lead-place-project.html <a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/theastergates.html">Theaster Gates</a> (LF '11) now has an extra $3.5 million to put toward using the arts and culture to strengthen communities, courtesy of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/knight-foundation-puts-its-muscle-behind-theaster-gates/">Read about it</a> in the <em>LOEBlog</em>. Loeb Fellowship News 563104 Tue, 20 May 2014 16:00:00 -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 Lynn Richards’s Season of Renewal http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/news/lynn-richards-s-season-of-renewal.html <p><a href="http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/people/lynn-richards.html">Lynn Richards</a> (LF and Lincoln/Loeb Fellow &rsquo;13) has barely had time to share the exciting news of her appointment as President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, yet she hasn&rsquo;t waited to dig into her new role. She officially starts July 1, but she&rsquo;s already there part time. &ldquo;While I was sad to leave EPA and all the good work the Smart Growth Program has done, I am absolutely thrilled to lead an organization known for innovative design and building great places.&rdquo; &nbsp;</p> <p>Read more on the <a class="target-blank" href="http://blogs.gsd.harvard.edu/loeb-fellows/lynn-richardss-season-of-renewal/"><em>LOEBlog</em></a>.</p> Loeb Fellowship News 562876 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400 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