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GSD students imagine the Flux City

As the world copes with significant climate events, Landscape Architecture is breaking out of its pigeonhole of gardens and grounds and assuming a role as convening discipline for urban problem-solving. Last term’s core studio Flux City, led by Chris Reed (HU ’91, professor of landscape architecture) took sea level rise as its focus, and students creaeted interventions to reverse the vulnerability of Jamaica Bay, NY.

Sep 8, 2013

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Announcing the Fall 2013 Lectures and Conferences

This fall's program includes artists, activists, developers, media innovators, alumni and members of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, as well as theorists, technical specialists, planners, architects and landscape architects. 

Aug 29, 2013

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Timothy Hydes insights on a 1950s phenomenon

For the Boston Globe story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique  community and others like it. Read “An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington” for the story and Hyde’s insights. Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division

Aug 21, 2013

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Keith Coleman on the cusp

Black Engineer.com thinks Keith Coleman is a rising star and said so in a recent profile. In February, Coleman (MDesS ‘09) a structural design engineer at CH2M Hill, was named Black Engineer of the Year at the BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.  Read the profile. 

Aug 21, 2013

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Airports and churches: the Graham Foundation grantees

An exhibition curated by Sonja Dümpelmann (associate professor of landscape architecture) and Charles Waldheim (department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by Dümpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean Mohsen Mostafavi was also tapped for his book Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.

Aug 20, 2013

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