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Ceramic Materials Formations now on view

Innovation fosters collaboration, and at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design important and exciting cross-university dialogues are always taking place. Leire Asensio-Villoria’s “Ceramic Materials Formations” exhibition is a case in point. 

Feb 10, 2015

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Faculty publish new book on Mexico City

Tracing the urban evolution of Mexico City, Mexico City: Between Geometry and Geography, coedited by associate professor of urban design Felipe Correa and critic in urban planning and design Carlos Garciavelez Alfaro, looks at a selection of the capital city's key urban projects throughout its 600-year history.

Jan 22, 2015

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Alexandra Lange on Tarnished (AIA) Gold

In calling out the AIA for bypassing Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi for the 2015 Gold Prize, Alexandra Lange (LF ’14) highlights larger problems in the field of architecture symbolized by its preeminent professional organization.  Read more in the LOEBlog.

Jan 22, 2015

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Armando Carbonell Elected to UK Academy of Social Sciences

Armando Carbonell (LF ’93) was one of 34 new Fellows recently elected to the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences in the United Kingdom. Carbonell was cited as a leader for his international research in land use and taxation.

Jan 22, 2015

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Joint Center for Housing Studies featured in NYTimes editorial

On Sunday, November 29, the New York Times editorial board wrote of homeownership, the rental market, and the nation's economy. Central to their weighing of the economic benefits of homeownership versus renting is the Joint Center for Housing Studies' 2013 paper "Is Homeownership Still an Effective Means of Building Wealth for Low-income and Minority Households? (Was it Ever?)".  

Dec 4, 2014

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Jerold Kayden and Robert Hammond walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway with the Boston Globe

On the tail end of a week as a visiting fellow in residence at the Harvard Graudate School of Design, Robert Hammond, who cofounded the organization “Friends of the High Line” and cocreated the celebrated High Line park in New York City, met up with Boston Globe reporter Renée Loth and Jerold Kayden, the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, to walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.

Oct 20, 2014