Urban Planning and Design News: Archive

Stephen Ervin, assistant dean of information technology, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California in July. Ervin was recognized as a “visionary of geospatial sciences” for his active involvement in the development of the theoretical foundations of geodesign.

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GSD students Daniel Ibañez (MDesS '12, DDesS Candidate '15), Fadi Masoud (MLAII ' 12), Laurent Corroyer (MDesS '13) and Jeannette Sordi (Visiting Student '13) were invited to deliver papers at the international Med.Net.EU.12 conference in Genoa, Italy in June.

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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. Read more at the LOEBlog

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The Singapore Subordinate Courts have announced the winning design for a new courts complex after an open competition process that started in September last year.  The design, by Christopher Lee of London-based Serie Architects, in collaboration with local Singaporean firm Multiply Architects, includes two new towers and the renovation of the existing Octagon courts building.

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How does one ensure sammaan, or diginity, when designing toilet facilities for the slums of India? UPD Chair Rahul Mehrotra’s answer made him the Open Innovation Challenge winner.

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