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Lynn Richardss Season of Renewal

Lynn Richards (LF and Lincoln/Loeb Fellow ’13) has barely had time to share the exciting news of her appointment as President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, yet she hasn’t waited to dig into her new role. She officially starts July 1, but she’s already there part time. “While I was sad to leave EPA and all the good work the Smart Growth Program has done, I am absolutely thrilled to lead an organization known for innovative design and building great places.”   Read more on the LOEBlog.

Apr 22, 2014

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Loeb Library hosts faculty book launch

The current exhibition in Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Frances Loeb Library may celebrate the digital revolution in design, but if last week’s faculty book launch is any indication, print is alive and well at the GSD.

Apr 18, 2014

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Noam Dvir on tech company architecture

Noam Dvir (MAUD) has had a critical review published in the recent issue of the prestigious magazine Art in America, in which he examines the explosive trend of tech firm expansion and corporate brand expression through architecture.

Apr 18, 2014

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Neil Brenner announces new publication

Neil Brenner (professor of urban theory and director of the Urban Theory Lab) has just published a new edited volume, Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization (Berlin: Jovis, 2014).  Through classic and contemporary essays, including one by Nikos Katsikis (DDes candidate ‘14), the book explores the various theoretical, epistemological and political implications of Henri Lefebvre’s claim that "society has been completely urbanized."

Apr 16, 2014

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Pulitzer taps Inga Saffron

Not only the Philadelphia Inquirer but the Loeb Fellowship and the GSD are a-Twitter with the news that Inga Saffron (LF ’12) just won a Pulitzer for distinguished criticism. The award citation recognized “her criticism of architecture that blends expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise.”  More

Apr 15, 2014

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Diane Davis and Onesimo Flores Dewey win outstanding author award

A chapter coauthored by Diane Davis (professor of urbanism and development) and Onesimo Flores Dewey (lecturer and senior researcher) was named an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2014 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. “How to Defeat an Urban Megaproject. Lessons from Mexico City Airport Controversy,” which appeared in Research in Urban Sociology last year, was called "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2013" by the Emerald Group Publishing Editors.

Apr 15, 2014

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Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced

Harvard University GSD is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a single architect to support travel-based architectural research.

Apr 14, 2014

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