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Anthony Flint Looks Back at the Architect of Tomorrow

To research Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow, Anthony Flint (LF ’01) haunted the Loeb Library Special Collections for 2 years. The book, to be released on November 4, details the architect's lessons for the urban centers of the 21st century. Flint’s book tour includes several Boston-area appearances in the coming months. More details in the LOEBlog.

Oct 27, 2014

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Archinect’s Greener Grass profiles real estate program

Tracing the line from architectural thinking through real estate and development thinking, Architect's Greener Grass blog muses aloud about Harvard University Graduate School of Design's Masters in Design Studies, Real Estate and the Built Environment. 

Oct 22, 2014

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A new kind of guided tour for Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum

This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and Teri Rueb (PhD '11)—the latter the 2012–13 metaLAB artist in residence—released their "Other Order" app, which tours visitors to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.

Oct 21, 2014

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Jerold Kayden and Robert Hammond walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway with the Boston Globe

On the tail end of a week as a visiting fellow in residence at the Harvard Graudate School of Design, Robert Hammond, who cofounded the organization “Friends of the High Line” and cocreated the celebrated High Line park in New York City, met up with Boston Globe reporter Renée Loth and Jerold Kayden, the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, to walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.

Oct 20, 2014

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Students examine global issues through Social Agency Lab

The Social Agency Lab is a multidisciplinary research group. Its mission is to study “the way in which individuals, institutions and organizations shape social outcomes in cities.” It features work done by research assistants and students who are conducting a thesis.

Oct 20, 2014

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Harvard Urban Planning Organization maps out year of activities

At the end of the 2013–2014 academic year, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s urban planning students met to elect officers for the Harvard Urban Planning Organization (HUPO), a club devoted to the academic and professional development of individuals who work with the built environment.

Oct 15, 2014

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Silvia Benedito awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship

Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture Silvia Benedito was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation, which is focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.

Oct 9, 2014

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