The Harvard Graduate School of Design's Jerold Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, joined WBUR's Radio Boston on Friday, July 31 to discuss Boston's so-called privately-owned public spaces (POPS) with host Meghna Chakrabarti.
Today, as humanity lives its most intense period of urbanization, the largest and fastest growing cities are increasingly concentrated in the Majority World [Latin America, Africa and Asia]. Whether in Rio de Janeiro, Medellin, Cape Town or Mumbai, the prevalence of the Divided City Program…
Harvard Graduate School of Design students are spending the summer developing their skills beyond studio walls—and giving back to local and global communities—through the GSD’s Community Service Fellowship Program (CSFP).
Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and Loeb Fellows have earned recognition from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), which announced its 2015 honors last week.
Contrary to the recent assertion in The Atlantic City Lab–that there’s no syllabus for an urban design course on race and justice–there is at least one: Toni Griffin (LF ’98) created it and teaches it at the CCNY J.Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City. She writes about it in Next City.
Héctor Tarrido-Picart (MLA/MAUD ’15) is among the students from around the university whom the Harvard Gazette is spotlighting as part of its Commencement 2015 coverage.
On the surface, inFORMing Justice 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. Read more in the LOEBlog.
Our lives are at stake. BANG! We are living in a moment of crisis that affects everyone. BANG! Everyday across the United States, at least three gunshots are heard. BANG! These gunshots are what The Guardian calls, “fatal encounters.” BANG! BANG! BANG! According to Fatal Encounters,…