Topic Urbanism

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Eve Blau awarded the Victor Adler State Prize

Eve Blau, adjunct professor of the history of urban form, has been awarded the Victor Adler State Prize (Victor Adler-Staatspreis für Gesichte sozialer Bewegungen 2015) from the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research, and Economy.

Feb 25, 2015

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Inga Saffron on Private Control of Public Spaces

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 Inga Saffron (LF ’12) points out in her commentary in the New Republic, there’s a downside as well. Read more in the LOEBlog.

Feb 10, 2015

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Faculty publish new book on Mexico City

Tracing the urban evolution of Mexico City, Mexico City: Between Geometry and Geography, coedited by associate professor of urban design Felipe Correa and critic in urban planning and design Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro, looks at a selection of the capital city's key urban projects throughout its 600-year history.

Jan 22, 2015

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Field Studies in Real Estate students seek to breathe new life into vacant industrial complex

In Dallas, a real estate developer and his colleagues are grappling with the perplexing question of how to revitalize a sprawling, vacant industrial complex. On December 16th, students in Professor Richard Peiser’s Field Studies in Real Estate course at the Harvard Graduate School of Design offered these professionals support by presenting a number of innovative ideas for the site.

Jan 15, 2015