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Lynn Richardss Season of Renewal

Lynn Richards (LF and Lincoln/Loeb Fellow ’13) has barely had time to share the exciting news of her appointment as President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, yet she hasn’t waited to dig into her new role. She officially starts July 1, but she’s already there part time. “While I was sad to leave EPA and all the good work the Smart Growth Program has done, I am absolutely thrilled to lead an organization known for innovative design and building great places.”   Read more on the LOEBlog.

Apr 22, 2014

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Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced

Harvard University GSD is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 grant awarded annually to a single architect to support travel-based architectural research.

Apr 14, 2014

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On tenth anniversary, Aga Khan symposium calls for dialogue between development and conservation

In the spirit of creating new forms of collaboration to address contemporary design issues, on March 7 the Aga Khan Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design celebrated its tenth anniversary by joining with academics and experts from MIT’s Aga Khan Program, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to explore The Space Between Development and Conservation in the Muslim world. 

Mar 25, 2014

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Building Resilience: Can design make a difference?

This year’s Lincoln/Loeb Fellow Helen Lochhead has been following the progress of the Rebuild by Design teams and finds much to inspire hope for a more climate-resilient urban landscape. Read her reflections in the LOEBlog.

Feb 26, 2014

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GSD students join quest to end food poverty

A team from Harvard that includes 3 GSD students has advanced to the regional finals of the 4th Annual Hult Prize.  Venkata Krishna Kumar Matturi,  Conor OShea and Ghazal Jafari (MDesS candidates) working with Varun Bhandari  (MPA, HKS) and Yogeeta Manglani (MSc, HSPH) will compete for$1 million to launch a sustainable social venture that promotes global food security.  

Jan 28, 2014

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Mohsen Mostafavi on designs for life

In an interview with BBC World Service broadcaster Peter Day on new trends in design thinking, GSD dean Mohsen Mostafavidiscusses the GSD's Bauhaus legacy and the inherent links between design, business and entrepreneurship. Mostafavi’s 3-minute interview starts about 16 ½ minutes into the story and his comments continue at 25 minutes.

Aug 8, 2013