John “Tad” Read (MDes ’04), a senior planner with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), has been appointed the BRA’s acting director of planning.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) awarded its 2015 ULI Apgar Urban Land Award to Dan Malone (MDes ’14) and Richard Peiser, Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at the GSD, for their article “The Making of Miami Beach’s Mixed-Use Garage” on the famed 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage project.
The GSD is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Davis as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design as of July 1, 2015. Davis is currently the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at the GSD.
Within hours of April 25’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, Harvard Graduate School of Design students had initiated support and advocacy projects in GSD’s Gund Hall and began collaborating with students and faculty from within Harvard and beyond