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Celebrating transformative urban design: the Veronica Rudge Green Prize

The 11th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design has been awarded to two projects in very different parts of the world: Porto, Portugal and Medellin, Colombia. The theme this year, Transformative Mobility, goes beyond physical movement to encompass social mobility and the reinvigoration of civic space. Today, as throughout its 27-year history, the Prize celebrates broad design interventions that repair and regenerate cities.

Sep 9, 2013

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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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