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Field Studies in Real Estate students seek to breathe new life into vacant industrial complex

In Dallas, a real estate developer and his colleagues are grappling with the perplexing question of how to revitalize a sprawling, vacant industrial complex. On December 16th, students in Professor Richard Peiser’s Field Studies in Real Estate course at the Harvard Graduate School of Design offered these professionals support by presenting a number of innovative ideas for the site.

Jan 15, 2015

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Alumni Q+A: Justine Kwiatkowski Vélez MLA 06, MUP 06

Justine Kwiatkowski Vélez MLA ’06, MUP ’06 came to the field of landscape architecture because of her desire to give back to the world, whether through the restoration of environmentally-degraded sites, or the beautification of space.

Jan 8, 2015

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Faculty top ASLA “Best Books of 2014” list

The American Society of Landscape Architects recently published their annual "Best Books" list—with this year's top 10 featuring two significant works by Harvard University Graduate School of Design professors.

Dec 17, 2014

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Landscape Ascendant: Charles Birnbaum’s year in review

2014 was a watershed year for landscape architecture, in the view of Charles Birnbaum (LF ’98): “This year there was a cultural shift that saw landscape architecture and its practitioners achieve an unprecedented level of visibility and influence.” He takes stock of the achievements and events in the Huffington Post.

Dec 10, 2014

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Advocating for Santiago, GSD students and alum reach the 100 Resilient Cities list

The Rockefeller Foundation initiative 100 Resilient Cities announced yesterday that Santiago, Chile, has just made the cut. Out of 330 applications, Santiago—nominated and submitted by a team of Harvard University Graduate School of Design students and alumni—was selected as a site to "become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."

Dec 3, 2014

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