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The rewards of regional cooperation: Rahul Mehrotra in Pakistan

Rahul Mehrotra (professor of urban planning, chairman of the Department of Urban Planning And Design and faculty of South Asia Institute) expected to give a lecture in Karachi, Pakistan, about regional affinities and mutual learning and engage in discussion with a modest audience. By the time of his talk, the event had grown to a 3-day conference, and countries throughout South Asia sent representatives. There’s a hunger for his message of shared history, culture and cooperation. Read “The Bright Side of Pakistan” in the Harvard Gazette. Photo by Justin Stern

Mar 24, 2014

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Lindsay Woodson earns Ash Center fellowship

Lindsay Woodson (MDesS ‘15) will be working in the LA Mayor's Office Department of Homeland Security this summer, courtesy of a fellowship from the HKS Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Her internship will pair her with Dr. Lucy Jones, a US Geological Services seismologist, to create resiliency policies and plans for the city. Learn more about the Ash Center summer 2014 fellowship project proposals.

Mar 20, 2014

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Ann Whiteside honored for SAHARA

Ann Whiteside (librarian and assistant dean for information resources) was awarded the Nancy De Laurier Award from the Visual Resources Association on March 13th. The award honors an achievement of global significance for the image community, the SAHARA digital archive of architectural images

Mar 20, 2014

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Mendelsohn receives Bok teaching award

For the excellence of her work with students and her strong commitment to teaching during the fall 2013 term, Ashley Mendelsohn (MDesS ’14) has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning in cooperation with the dean of undergraduate education.  Mendelsohn is 2 for 2: she won the award for the spring 2013 semester as well.

Mar 19, 2014

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Stoss and SHoP rise to the top in Connected City Design Challenge

A vision created by Chris Reed’s firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism in collaboration with SHoP Architects has been selected as the jury’s choice in the Dallas Connected City Design Challenge, initiated to reunite downtown Dallas and the Trinity River. GSD alums Amy Whitesides (MLA '12), Mariusz Klemens (MAUD '12) and Ellen Garrett (MLA '13) were on the Stoss team.

Mar 18, 2014

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MDesS students win low-energy design competition

Two GSD student teams recently won first-place awards in the 2013-14 NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Net-Zero Energy Design Competition.   The competition called for low-energy, high aesthetic architectural designs supported by energy simulation analysis for a variety of building types in Holyoke, Mass.

Mar 17, 2014

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