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Quiet strength: Robert Silman on engineering the Harvard Art Museums

When the doors to the new Harvard Art Museums open this month, Renzo Piano’s dramatic cantilevered glass galleries and tent-like skylight, already partly visible from the street, will be fully revealed. Less visible, but just as dramatic, are the intricate contributions of Robert Silman Associates, the structural engineering firm that worked with Renzo Piano Building Workshop to tame challenging site and design features.

Nov 7, 2014

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A new season for Kirkland Gallery

Hanging quietly from the ceiling and the walls, the fragile paper-art by Ken Chongsuwat and Eri Yamagata is the focus of "Nescient Hues / Meltwater": the first exhibition to kick off this season at the Kirkland Gallery at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. 

Oct 30, 2014

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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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