The inaugural issue of Landscape Architecture Frontiers, guest edited by Xiaoxan Lu (MLA '12), features an introductory essay by Pierre Bélanger (associate professor of landscape architecture) and writing by Emily Schlickman (MLA '12), Sara Jacobs (MLA '12), and Cathy De Almeida (MLA '11). Chief editor is visiting professor of landscape architecture Kongjian Yu (DDes '95).
Ling Fan (DDes '14) gave a talk at Princeton University School of Architecture on March 27 as part of the "What I Did Next – Princeton's Alternative Architectural Practices" lecture series.
A team of Harvard GSD students was recently announced the winner of a sustainable building design competition after presenting in Nanchang University in China with four other finalists.
Amin Alsaden’s (PhD student) article "Baghdad Modernism: Duplicity of Mirages and a Crisis of History" is featured in a special issue of the Dubai-based quarterly magazine WTD titled Emergent/The Iraq Issue 03. Read the essay.
The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the Penny White Fund. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology.
Anna Grichting Solder (DDes ’08) has introduced a new publication, Stitching the Buffer Zone: Landscapes, Sounds and Trans_Experiences along the Cyprus Green Line, co-authored with Maria Costi de Castrillo, Stephanie Keszi and Georgia Frangoudi.
Earlier this month, Antoine Picon (professor of the history of architecture and technology) assumed the post of president of the Fondation Le Corbusier.
PhD candidates Delia Wendel and Fallon Samuels-Aidoo believe space and politics are intertwined and essential to understanding conflict and consensus. Their research has led to a symposium, a book, and a recent article in Colloquy.
Jorge Silvetti (professor of architecture) presented the keynote speech at a celebration to launch the Elemental/Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual, in Santiago, Chile, on November 26. The book by architect Alejandro Aravena (design critic ‘00-04) and engineer Andrew Iacobelli details 12 years of extraordinary success engaging local communities in a novel program of social housing for the most disenfranchised sectors of the population.