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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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NPR Dazzled by Andy Cao’s Light

NPR's Susan Stamberg traveled to France and Washington, D.C., to experience Andy the installations by Andy Cao (LF '11) and Xavier Perrot at Beauvais and Dumbarton Oaks. Listen to her report on Morning Edition or read the transcript.

Jun 25, 2012

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