Contrary to the recent assertion in The Atlantic City Lab–that there’s no syllabus for an urban design course on race and justice–there is at least one: Toni Griffin (LF ’98) created it and teaches it at the CCNY J.Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City. She writes about it in Next City.
Rick Lowe—public-art pioneer, 2002 Loeb Fellow, 2014 MacArthur Fellow, and founder of Houston-based initiative Project Row Houses—addressed the Class of 2015 and their families at the GSD's Class Day on Wednesday, May 27.
April’s InFORMing Justice: A Conversation about the Role of Design in Building Equitable Communities event was the subject of a recent Al Jazeera America article.
Artist Rick Lowe, a pioneer in public art and founder of Houston-based initiative Project Row Houses, will be the speaker at the GSD's 2015 Class Day on Wednesday, May 27.
Kim Lutz of the Nature Conservancy was at the GSD on April 6th for a lunchtime lecture entitled “Taking it to Scale: a Watershed Approach to Conservation Design.” It was part of a series addressing large landscape conservation issues, sponsored by the Loeb Fellowship and curated by Scott Campbell. Margaret Scott (MUP candidate) reports in the LOEBlog.
On the surface, inFORMing Justice was a typical event at the GSD: a panel of experts discussing the role of design in building equitable communities with an audience of students, faculty, staff and fellows from across the university. But the seats in Piper Hall were arranged around tables, the panelists spoke from the heart and the audience members were the experts. Read more in the LOEBlog.
Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the appointment of John Peterson as Curator of the Loeb Fellowship.
MDes candidates from the Art, Design and Public Domain concentration at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design “made the building sing” as part of their “Post Facto” collaboration with Senior Loeb Scholar Michael Craig-Martin.