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Krzysztof Wodiczko nominated for Mies van der Rohe Prize

Krzysztof Wodiczko’s (professor in residence in art, design, and the public domain) Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, a project designed with Julian Bonder, was recently nominated for the 2013 European Union Mies van der Rohe Prize.

Jan 28, 2013

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Small is big for GSD alums

A partnership including several GSD alums just won a major bid for the first-of-its-kind modular building of micro-units in NYC. Alphonse Lembo (MUP '10) of Monadnock Development led the team which included Eric Bunge (MArch '96) and Mimi Hoang (MArch '98) of nArchitects. Listen to an interview with Eric Bunge on WBUR's Here and Now.

Jan 27, 2013

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Natalia Escobar receives grant to study in India

Natalia Escobar (MDesS candidate ’13) heads to New Delhi, India, at the end of February supported by a grant from Sharda University. She is looking forward to studying informal settlements as conveyors of intangible cultural heritage of Indian society. 

Jan 24, 2013

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The mapped terrain: GSD exhibit travels to Places journal

“Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary” lives on in Places with an essay by Jill Desimini (assistant professor of landscape architecture). The exhibit, which ran through December 19 at the GSD, looks back at the historical roots of mapmaking and forward to anticipate the potential of new technologies. The images now in the Places gallery are descriptive, ingenious and beautiful.

Jan 20, 2013

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Ann Forsyth strives for balance

In a profile in Harvard Magazine, professor of urban planning Ann Forsyth talks about why she’s taken up biking and why, in order to improve cities, she feels it’s necessary to look to the suburbs. Read the “Harvard Portrait.”

Jan 16, 2013

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Chris Reed and Eric Höweler join the Movement on Main

Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and Eric Höweler (assistant professor of architecture) are making news again. Reed’s firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism with partners Höweler + Yoon were just short-listed for the Movement on Main design competition in Syracuse, NY.

Jan 16, 2013

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GSD faculty and Loeb Fellows pitch in for Detroit

Loeb fellows and GSD faculty are applying their talents to the challenges of revitalizing Detroit in the Detroit Works Project. Toni Griffin (LF 1998 and adjunct associate professor of urban planning) led the Detroit Works’ technical team and Dan Pitera (LF 2005 and associate professor of architecture), director of Detroit Collaborative Design Center, oversaw community outreach. Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism contributed to landscape, ecology and open space planning. Read "Stepping Up for the Future of Detroit" in the LOEBlog.

Jan 14, 2013

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