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Penny White Fund announces awards

The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the Penny White Fund. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology.

Mar 13, 2013

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Bechthold and Mulligan in Kyoto

Martin Bechthold and Mark Mulligan are headed to the Kyoto International Design Symposium where they’ve been invited to present work highlighting the GSD’s pursuit of interdisciplinary design research and the role of technology as a catalyst to open new avenues for design practice and design research.

Mar 11, 2013

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Landscape technology project to be shown at International Garden Festival

The International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis of Quebec recently announced the selection of “Smart Small,” an entry by Niall Kirkwood, (professor of landscape architecture and technology), Jonghyun Baek (MLA '10) and Yongkyu Kim (visiting scholar 2009-2010), as one of six competition winners.

Feb 28, 2013

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Rotterdam studio invites the world in

“Reconsidering Architecture,” the Rotterdam-based studio led by Rem Koolhaas (professor in practice of architecture and urban design) and Stephan Trüby (lecturer in architecture) approaches architecture from 40 thousand feet and ground level simultaneously. Recently faculty and students invited the Rotterdam public in for an exhibition and evening of debate about their research at the Dependance at the Schieblock. Read Jaakko van ‘t Spijker's account of the event in Archinect.

Nov 28, 2012

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Chris Reeds plaza: designed for campus life

Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) has envisioned the transformation of a heavily used but uninviting space at Harvard – the Science Center plaza – into a new social hub and destination. It’s a fitting task for Reed and his firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism, whose hybridized approach rooted in infrastructure, functionality and ecology was recognized with a prestigious 2012 Smithsonian / Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Read "A 'Common Space' at Harvard’s Crossroads" in the current issue of Harvard Magazine.

Nov 3, 2012

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Stefano Andreani makes a material presentation

Stefano Andreani (MDesS ’13) was a virtual presenter at the AA Visiting School at Rome on October 25, with a lecture that ranged from theories and prototypes of Parametric Architecture to his ongoing Design Robotics Group inquiry into ceramics and robotics.

Nov 1, 2012