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Introducing the 2013 Loeb Fellows

The new Loeb Fellowship class includes an environmental policymaker, an electronic gaming designer, 3 producers of urban spectacle, and an architect who uses her craft for conflict resolution.

Aug 19, 2012

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Maurice Cox new associate dean at Tulane

From urban design to community development to civic leadership to education, with a stop at the Loeb Fellowship, Maurice Cox (LF 2005) has taken an unusual path to his role as architectural educator. On July 1 he was named associate dean for community engagement and director of Tulane City Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more at the LOEBlog

Jul 23, 2012

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Participation: Empowerment in Practice

Traditionally, decisions about design and planning have incorporated limited public input. This top-down process has been questioned at various times in the twentieth century through alternative participatory strategies. But the promise of participation has not been realized at a large scale. Now, at the beginning…

exhibition dates: APR 19 – JUL 24, 2012

Michael Hooper, Curator

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NPR Dazzled by Andy Cao’s Light

NPR's Susan Stamberg traveled to France and Washington, D.C., to experience Andy the installations by Andy Cao (LF '11) and Xavier Perrot at Beauvais and Dumbarton Oaks. Listen to her report on Morning Edition or read the transcript.

Jun 25, 2012

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Jim Stockard, Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, appointed to the Governor’s Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform

Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, Jim Stockard (MCP ’68, LF ’78) has been appointed to the Governor’s Commission for Public Housing Sustainability and Reform. The Commission has been established as a result of the Governor’s commitment to dramatically reform the outdated and inefficient system by which 242 local agencies manage a stock of 50,000 public housing units funded by the state and another 37,000 supported by the federal government. The purpose of the 23 member Commission is to “develop recommendations for the sustainability and reform of public housing authorities and the portfolio of state aided public housing that will ensure the long-term viability of public housing as an affordable housing resource, including the reform of the statutory governance structure with a goal of creating a practical, cost-effective and modern regional governance structure.”

Apr 12, 2012