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Professor Chris Reed to speak at LABASH Conference

Chris Reed (AB '91), Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Founding Principal of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, will present a keynote lecture entitled "Landscape and City-Making" at the annual LAbash conference on Friday March 16 in Miami. 

Mar 14, 2012

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Carson Chan (MDesS ’05) Curates 2012 Arts in Marrakech Biennale

 The 4th Edition of Arts in Marrakech (AiM) Biennale, titled Higher Atlas and curated by Carson Chan (MDesS '05) and Nadim Samman, opened on February 29 and will run through June 3. Located throughout the former Imperial City–the half-finished Théâtre Royal and its oversized courtyard being the main venue–the exhibition features immersive installations by international artists and architects. 

Mar 12, 2012

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Eve Blau Delivered Inaugural Woodruff Memorial Lecture at Yale SOA

Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form in the Department of Urban Planning and Design Eve Blau delivered the inaugural George Morris Woodruff, Class of 1857, Memorial Lecture at Yale University on Februray 23, 2012 entitled Transparency + Architecture: Between Information + Experience. 

Mar 12, 2012

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Two GSD Teams Recognized at ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

The Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition challenges multidisciplinary student teams to create a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. This year's student entries numbered 139 between 64 schools and proposed a long-term vision for creating a distinct identity for a new downtown Houston district. Two teams of GSD students were recognized in the tenth annual competition, one with an honorable mention for superior site planning, and the other, a joint team with the University of Colorado, was selected as one of four finalists.

Mar 12, 2012

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John Johansens (SB ’39, BArch ’42) Goddard Library and Expansion is Highlighted

This exhibition celebrates the life of Clark’s campus buildings—then and now. Based on the research and creative work of students in the art history, studio art, screen studies, and music programs, the exhibition uncovers the exciting history of the Clark campus and also showcases contemporary student expressions of life on our campus. It features archival photographs and documents; drawings, photographs, and video documentaries by current students; and an evening of musical compositions by students inspired by the buildings that frame their lives.

Mar 8, 2012

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Kenneth Luker (MArch ’96) Named Principal of The Freelon Group

Kenneth Luker, MArch ’96, AIA, LEED® AP--Kenneth joined The Freelon Group in 2006 as a Senior Project Designer and became an Associate Principal in 200, and Principal in 2012. His award-winning design career spans a variety of architectural project types with a particular emphasis on college/university design, cultural institutions, and public architecture. He is currently working as Senior Designer on NCSU Gregg Museum (Raleigh, NC) and National Center for Civil and Human Rights (Atlanta, GA). Kenneth received his Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from Texas A&M University.

Mar 8, 2012

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Been Wang (MAUD ’76) Honored for Supporting Work to Cure Diabetes

In 2003, the New England Monte Jade Science and Technology Association invited two research doctors from Joslin Diabetes Center to speak on the alarming increase of diabetes in Asian-Americans. It was this presentation that inspired Been Wang to get involved with the world’s preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization, something that has become a passion for the renowned local architect. 

Mar 8, 2012

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