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Urban interventions in Bolivia

The work of two Harvard University Graduate School of Design students designing and implementing urban interventions in Cochabamba, Bolivia, were featured in the local newspaper, Los Tiempos. Michael Lee and Jessica Sevilla (both MDes '15), students in the Art, Design and the Public Domain program, are working on their theses and collaborating with the cultural institution mARTadero and the city's University of San Simon.

Mar 26, 2015

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Jerold S. Kayden on “POPS”

In discussing "POPS" (privately owned public spaces) in the latest edition of ArchitectureBoston, Jerold S. Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, outlines the learning curve of acknowledging, mapping, utilizing, critiquing, and potentially celebrating these often overlooked spaces. 

Mar 17, 2015

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Neal Morris on Designing for Culture and History in New Orleans

Neal Morris's (LF '10) office sits squarely in the middle of a historically African American neighborhood and shopping district undergoing an urban renaissance in New Orleans. So he was perfectly situated to get himself drawn into the middle of a project that nods to an important moment in musical history by securing the future of orchestral jazz culture in the city. He tells the story in the LOEBlog.

Mar 17, 2015

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Ábalos & Herreros archive at CCA, on exhibit

In conjunction with their recent acquisition of the Ábalos & Herreros archive, the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal has mounted "Out of the Box: Ábalos & Herreros," curated by OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen.

Mar 17, 2015

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Mapping the Ganges

In his recently published Ganges Water Machine: Designing New India's Ancient River, Anthony Acciavatti (MArch '09) describes—through maps, photographs, and texts—the dense world of the Ganges River. 

Mar 16, 2015

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Women In Design Celebrate International Womens Day at the Harvard GSD

The Women in Design (WiD) student group celebrated International Women’s Day in style at the Harvard Unversity Graduate School of Design, engaging students, staff and faculty to think about the role of women in the field. From a photo booth where people could show their support, to writing Wikipedia articles on women designers, video interviews, and a reception in the Loeb Library, the group highlighted the central role women play at the GSD and in the design profession.

Mar 13, 2015

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Michael Graves (MArch ’59) dies at 80

Michael Graves, one of the most important American architects of the 20th century, died yesterday at the age of 80. Graves, known for his postmodern design and commitment to designing for health, was a member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design's class of '59.

Mar 13, 2015

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