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Faculty to Speak at 100th Annual Meeting of ACSA

Two faculty members have been invited to speak at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 1-4. Ingeborg Rocker, Associate Professor of Architecture and Coordinator of Digital Workshops at the GSD, will be on the conference's opening panel alongside Sanford Kwinter, Co-Director of the Master in Design Studies Program and Professor of Architectural Theory and Criticism at the GSD.

Feb 23, 2012

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Horizontal Systems Bought by Autodesk Inc.

Horizontal Systems, co-founded by CEO Jordan Brandy (DDes '08) and VP Ivan Panushev (DDes '08) was purchased by Autodesk Inc. for cloud-based computing and modeling software. Based in New York, Horizontal Systems provides Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, which will be incorporated into Autodesk's 360 program, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. 

Feb 23, 2012

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Betty Otto Joins the Market and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute

Betsy Otto (LF '07) recently joined the Markets and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute, a global environmental think tank in Washington, DC. She is directing WRI’s Aqueduct project, a global water risk assessment and mapping tool to inform private and public sector investment and water management decisions. The Aqueduct project team engages business, NGOs and governments for positive change in managing water resources worldwide. 

Feb 23, 2012

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Chee Pearlman to Curate TED Conference Session on Design

Chee Pearlman (Loeb Fellow '11) will join architect David Rockwell of Rockwell Group in curating 'The Design Studio," a session on design and creativity at this year's TED Conference in Long Beach, California on March 1. The session will feature a range of contributors to explore creative development, design innovation, and using art and design to mold the human experience.

Feb 21, 2012

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Viking publishes children’s book by Deborah Freedman (MArch ’86)

Deborah Freedman (MArch '86) has left the practice of architecture to build worlds in children's picture books. Blue Chicken was released by Viking in 2011 to three starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and was on Kirkus's list of "Best Children's Books of 2011". 

Feb 20, 2012

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Spedstudio to design Aalst Masterplan

Venice-based Spedstudio, founded by Saverio Panata (MArch '08), has won the competiton for the Aalst masterplan in Belgium. The integrated schematic design for 40 hectares will include 800 dwellings.

Feb 14, 2012

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