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Felipe Correa traces a Line in the Andes

Felipe Correa’s (director of the Urban Design Degree Program) new publication, A Line in the Andes, examines the transformative role of the first underground metro line currently under construction in Quito, Ecuador. It sets the stage for well-informed design deliberations regarding the urban future Quito deserves.

Oct 22, 2012

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Eric Höwelers new American Dream

Eric Höweler (assistant professor of architecture) and his firm Höweler + Yoon Architecture took top prize in the Audi Urban Future Award 2012 for “Shareway 2030, a reimagining of the Boston to Washington metropolitan region.

Oct 21, 2012

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Museum Without Walls: Boston

The major sights of Boston, as well as tidbits of history and arcane lore are as close as your smartphone with a new app that just rolled out thanks to 4 GSD students. Ingrid Bengtson (MArch ’15), Sayli Korgaonkar (MArch ’14), Eduardo M. Llinas-Messeguer (MAUD ’13) and Josh Schecter (MArch ’15) helped CultureNOW create walking tours, photos and podcasts for the Museum Without Walls.

Oct 21, 2012

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Big City Planning

Students in the Master of Urban Planning program got a chance to meet with the planning directors of the nation’s 30 largest cities at an evening reception on October 8.  The event was part of the Big City Planning Directors Institute, which is offered every fall by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the American Planning Association along with the GSD.

Oct 18, 2012

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International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program 2012

This past summer, the International Travel Community Service Fellowship Program provided funding to GSD students for travel overseas to perform community service. Their experiences demonstrate the wide range of roles planners and designers perform and their innovative contributions to solve urban challenges.

Oct 16, 2012

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Moussavis MOCA welcomes change

How can a solid structure evoke change and the passage of time? That’s the challenge Farshid Moussavi (professor in practice in architecture) met in designing the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

Oct 16, 2012

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Sara Hendren: repositioning dis/ability

Sara Hendren (MDesS '13) edits Abler, a blog about “art, adaptive technologies and prosthetics, the future of human bodies in the built environment.”  She was recently interviewed by Ana Avarez for the art & technology journal Rhizome, which is affiliated with the New Museum in NYC: Read Inside the Prosthetic Imaginary: An Interview with Sara Hendren.

Oct 16, 2012

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