Urban Planning and Design News: Archive

Jerold Kayden advises a measured response to the Marathon bombings and serves as a voice for preserving the “public-ness” of public space even as public attention is focussed on security. His reflections and those of other Harvard analysts appear in “How the attack affects our lives” in the Harvard Gazette.

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The GSD exhibit “Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul” curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design) has traveled to the Van Alen Institute. On April 25 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a launch of the book Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch ‘96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.

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The recent Putting Public Space in its Place conference brought scholars, practitioners, and activists together to discuss and debate public spaces.

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Laura Gilmore’s (MUP ’13) paper "Exploring a Framework for Transportation Justice: The Case of the Green Line Extension" won second place in the APA Transportation Division Student Paper Competition.

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Gateway Cities, a new class this semester, is uniting GSD students with colleagues from the HBS and HLS. Interdisciplinary teams are working on projects partnering with state, local, and community representatives.

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Harvard recently announced the finalists in the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, and GSD teams are well represented with an array of innovative ideas. The Challenge was created to support students’ exploration of entrepreneurship that sustains the arts and enhances their cultural impact.

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