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Taking it to the streets: GSD team wins Deans Challenge

A team made up of GSD students, a Loeb Fellow and a HU student is using geotechnology to connect audiences with the music, visual art and theatre in urban public spaces. Their vision excited the jury of the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, who awarded first prize to the Musey project.

May 14, 2013

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Plan Downtown Malden: core urban planning studio hits the streets

On an evening in late April, over 100 community members turned out for a public meeting and presentation by students in the 2nd semester core urban planning studio of Plan Downtown Malden, a comprehensive set of recommendations to improve the city center. The studio, led by Ann Forsyth (professor of urban planning), Daniel D'Oca (design critic), Kathryn Madden (design critic in urban planning and design) and Robert Pietrusko (lecturer in landscape architecture and urban planning and design), used Malden’s planning problems as the opportunity to engage advanced level analytical and creative problem-solving and address complex planning concerns.

May 9, 2013

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HUPO looks back and forward

MUP students recently voted to elect Adrienne Mathews and Lydia Scott (MUP ’14) co-presidents of the Harvard Urban Planning Organization. The past year has been filled with HUPO-sponsored events that engage students and professionals, academics, community organizations and city governments in improving cities.

May 7, 2013

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SO IL wins UC Davis art museum competition

Florian Idenburg’s (adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO – IL has won the UC Davis competition for its new Museum of Art after a year of accolades culminating in the Architectural League of N.Y.'s “Emerging Voices” award.

May 3, 2013

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