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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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Alumni Q+A: Inga Saffron LF’12

Going from covering suburban planning-board meetings to witnessing sectarian violence in the Balkans may not seem like the most obvious career path, but for 2012 Loeb Fellow alumna Inga Saffron, it was a natural progression that ultimately led to her current role as the architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Oct 9, 2014

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Harvard Design Magazine steps out

Over the past two years, the Office of Communications has been busy rethinking the School’s publications program, with the first major change being a new approach for Harvard Design Magazine.

Oct 9, 2014

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