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Retooling Gabon

Gabon, a tiny country with enormous challenges and opportunities, turned to Ben Aranda’s studio when reimagining the future of its capital city. Their solutions for navigating the park-city boundary just might help position Libreville as a model for the 21st Century.

Jul 17, 2012

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GSD faculty honored at White House for National Design Awards

The GSD was well represented among the winners of the National Design Awards at a ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Mack Scogin (Kajima professor in practice of architecture) and his wife and partner Merrill Elam won the award for architecture. Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, won in the landscape architecture category.

Jul 16, 2012

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GSD team wins ASLA National Award for Collaboration

Michael Albert (Master in Landscape Architecture), Victor Perez Amado (Master in Architecture), and Anna Cawrse,  (Master of Landscape Architecture) have been chosen to receive an American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award in Student Collaboration for their project “Bayou Commons,” a master land use plan for downtown Houston.

Jul 11, 2012

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Christopher Lees winning design for Singapore courts complex

The Singapore Subordinate Courts have announced the winning design for a new courts complex after an open competition process that started in September last year.  The design, by Christopher Lee of London-based Serie Architects, in collaboration with local Singaporean firm Multiply Architects, includes two new towers and the renovation of the existing Octagon courts building.

Jul 5, 2012

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Feast for the Senses: MDesS students host Food Opera at the GSD

What happens when art and design engage with the public realm to shape social and aesthetic experience? Sometimes a new sensory experience is born, as in the recent Food Opera: Four Asparagus Compositions, hosted by Jutta Friedrichs (MDesS ‘12), Elizabeth MacWillie (MDesS ‘12) and Sara Hendren (MDesS ‘13).

Jul 1, 2012

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Victor Sanz (MAUD ’11) is a company man

In the early 20th Century, the founder of the Bata Shoe Company combined American methods of factory management with the European ethic of communalism to realize a vision of more efficient working and living conditions. Victor Sanz (MAUD '11) begins his odyssey to visit the global network of Bata towns with a GSD Druker Traveling Fellowship, and shares notes of his travels with the Canadian journal On Site Review 27 and with us.

Jun 28, 2012

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