Manuel Lopez (PhD ’18) recently published "Neoliberty & Co. The Architectural Review against 1950s Italian Historicism" in the fourth issue of Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos (CPA), the peer-reviewed journal of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura (ETSAM), Madrid.
The Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce that Martin Bechthold, Professor of Architecture Technology and Co-Director of the Doctor of Design Program, was honored with the 2014 ACADIA Innovative Research Award of Excellence.
The GSD announces new faculty appointments in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and administration
The GSD is pleased to announce six new appointments in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning, as well as five signficant appointments in faculty administration.
The GSD and the Wyss Institute Adaptive Material Technologies platform have unveiled their first jointly developed patent pending system: the Dynamic Daylight Control System. The new prototypes have the potential to revolutionize building lighting systems with dramatic environmental and economic impacts.
Neil Brenner, professor of urban theory, has been named one of Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers 2014. The ranking distinguishes some of world’s leading scientific minds who have produced work of exceptional impact.
Computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) technologies are increasingly integrated into many aspects of design and construction. ‘Digital Fabrication’ has been deeply embedded in today’s architectural discourse, has enabled new modes of practice, and has informed design pedagogy on a global scale. Whether driven by…
The work of the Urban Theory Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Design was recently profiled in Epicenter, the web newsletter of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Martin Bechthold (professor of architectural technology, co-director of the DDes Program and director of the GSD Technology Platform) and a group of GSD students joined hundreds of artists, designers, fabricators and industry leaders at Rob|Arch 2014, a biannual conference created by the Association for Robots in Architecture.
Dean Mohsen Mostafavi of the Graduate School of Design and Dean Cherry Murray of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced the winner of the Deans' Design Challenge during Demo Day at the Harvard Innovation Lab.
In March, the deans announced 18 finalists in the deans innovation challenges, including four from the GSD. We sat down with the Design Challenge finalists to find out more about their propsals and what winning the challenge—and its $50,000 prize—would mean to them.