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SO IL wins UC Davis art museum competition

Florian Idenburg’s (adjunct associate professor of architecture) firm SO – IL has won the UC Davis competition for its new Museum of Art after a year of accolades culminating in the Architectural League of N.Y.'s “Emerging Voices” award.

May 3, 2013

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Stoss is hot: Chris Reed racks up honors

Stoss Landscape Urbanism, the firm co-led by Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), has taken a slew of recent honors, including the Syracuse competition for Movement on Main and two 2013 Boston Society of Landscape Architecture Awards.

May 3, 2013

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Thomas Heatherwicks view

Admitted students were treated to a journey inside the mind of a protean designer when Thomas Heatherwick spoke at the conclusion of Open House last Friday. In his introduction, Dean Mohsen Mostafavi called Heatherwick “one of the exciting people crossing boundaries between art, architecture, engineering. Not only is his work innovative for the different scales it represents; he gives us new ways to view daily items: from a bus to a master plan.”

Apr 10, 2013

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Sara Hendren on the hidden values in technological design

The design of technical objects often shapes their use, and can have political, social, and cultural consequences. A talk at N.Y.U. by Sara Hendren (MDesS ‘13, researcher in the Program on Art and the Public Domain and fellow at metaLAB) and Geoffrey Bowker (professor of informatics at U.C. Irvine) investigates the ways in which values become embodied in technological design and what efforts we might make to challenge maladaptive structures.

Apr 8, 2013

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Cultural Entrepreneurship finalists selected

Harvard recently announced the finalists in the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, and GSD teams are well represented with an array of innovative ideas. The Challenge was created to support students’ exploration of entrepreneurship that sustains the arts and enhances their cultural impact.

Apr 4, 2013

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Florian Idenburg: Next Progressive

Florian Idenburg (adjunct associate professor of architecture) and partner Jing Liu of SO - IL have been dubbed the Next Progressives by Architect Magazine.

Mar 30, 2013

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GSD at the ACSA conference

GSD students and faculty are addressing a spectrum of urgent issues at the ACSA 101 conference: New Constellations / New Ecologies.

Mar 20, 2013