Maria Jaakkola (LF ’15) questions state of Boston’s Emerald Necklace with unique video project "(Dis)connected," encountering obstacles like unkempt grasses, abandoned buildings, and multi-lane car traffic.
An Inclusive Edge, a panel discussion with architects and advocates hosted at the first Chicago Architecture Biennial, examines how practitioers from diverse backgrounds are disrupting the status quo to move the field of architecture forward. Saturday October 3, 2:00-3:00 pm Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor
On Saturday, October 3, the City of Chicago launches the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, titled “The State of the Art of Architecture" and featuring a range of Harvard Graduate School of Design professors and alumni
Exhibition on geography of fatal police encounters aims to influence dialogue around design, social justice
A new exhibition on Gund Hall’s Experiments Wall uniquely approaches a provocative topic: fatal encounters between civilians and police across the country.
Wondering what the Extreme Urbanism III studio was up to with the Loeb Fellows and the Critical Conservation students in Agra last spring? Rahul Mehrotra (professor of Urban Design and Planning) provides a field guide in this newly released video about the course and the trip.
After receiving over 250 submissions, the curatorial team for the 2016 Venice Biennale’s U.S. Pavilion has named 12 architect teams to produce the pavilion’s U.S. exhibition, with several Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and alumni among those selected.
Maurice Cox, Detroit’s new planning director, views the city through the lens of opportunity. While others can’t see beyond acres of abandoned land, he sees the walkable streets and neighborhood density that foster community and plenty of parks, gardens and local enterprise. He also sees the resilient spirit that can make it all happen. Read “Detroit’s new planning director: Dream Big” and view a video interview with Maurice Cox.
Cynthia Davidson (LF ’89) has been selected by the State Department as co-curator of the United States Pavilion exhibition in the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, along with Monica Ponce de Leon, dean of Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. Read more at the LOEBlog.