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Peter Del Tredici to Receive Veitch Memorial Medal

Peter Del Tredici (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture and senior research scientist at the Arnold Arboretum) will receive the Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in London this spring. The award recognizes his outstanding and extensive work in botany and horticulture over the past forty years.

Mar 20, 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

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Toyo Ito named 2013 Pritzker Laureate

The Hyatt Foundation announced that Toyo Ito will be the recipient of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The Tokyo-based architect has recently taught studios on post-tsunami reconstruction and temporary housing at the GSD. He is recognized for producing an outstanding body of work that combines conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings.

Mar 20, 2013

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Zofnass announces Latin America sustainable infrastructure awards with IADB

The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank, has announced the inauguration of the Infrastructure 360° Awards, the first infrastructure sustainability awards in Latin America and the Caribbean. Andreas Georgoulias (lecturer in architecture and Zofnass Program research director) will be leading this effort for the GSD side.

Mar 20, 2013

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Chris Reed is easy on the eyes

Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), celebrated for the exemplary style of his landscape designs, now has another claim to style notoriety: his natty attire. Read “The 25 Most Stylish Bostonians of 2013” in the Boston Globe.

Mar 13, 2013

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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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Zaha Hadid, 10 Years Later

Zaha Hadid discussed recent projects—both realized and unrealized—with a packed house at Wednesday night's lecture, "10 Years Later."

Mar 12, 2013

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The value of ugliness: Timothy Hyde on the Southbank Centre

Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) has published his essay “Piles, Puddles, and Other Architectural Irritants” in the current issue of the journal Log. The latest in a long sequence of proposed ideas for the renovation of the Southbank Centre in London has just been presented to the public. Hyde examines this persistent desire to “fix” the brutalist icon in order to speculate on the possible significance of ugliness for a metropolitan audience.

Mar 11, 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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