Daniel Ibañez (DDes candidate and co-founder of Margen-Lab) participated in the symposium "Arquitectura Iberica | Reencuentros y Talleres" directed by Eduardo Souto de Moura (2011 Pritzker Prize) and Francisco Mangado (both former GSD visiting professors).
Daniel Ibañez (MDesS ‘12, DDesS candidate) and Fadi Masoud (MLA II ' 12) have been accepted to present their paper, Topo-logics in the Mediterranean Basin: Exploring potentials of topography as infrastructure and resource for new urban metabolisms, at the Med.Net.EU conference in Italy.
Gareth Doherty, Lecturer in Landscape and Urban Planning and Design, has been awarded Coolidge First-step Funds for Harvard-Brazil Faculty Engagement from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies for research on urban ecology and color in Brazil.
Horizontal Systems, co-founded by CEO Jordan Brandy (DDes '08) and VP Ivan Panushev (DDes '08) was purchased by Autodesk Inc. for cloud-based computing and modeling software. Based in New York, Horizontal Systems provides Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, which will be incorporated into Autodesk's 360 program, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.
The customization of architectural components has long been a core issue in the design and production of architecture. Today’s environmentally performative buildings rely more than ever on the fabrication of highly individualized components. This trend is most prominent in contemporary building envelope systems. Architectural ceramics,…