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Retooling Gabon

Gabon, a tiny country with enormous challenges and opportunities, turned to Ben Aranda’s studio when reimagining the future of its capital city. Their solutions for navigating the park-city boundary just might help position Libreville as a model for the 21st Century.

Jul 17, 2012

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GSD faculty honored at White House for National Design Awards

The GSD was well represented among the winners of the National Design Awards at a ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Mack Scogin (Kajima professor in practice of architecture) and his wife and partner Merrill Elam won the award for architecture. Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) and his firm, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, won in the landscape architecture category.

Jul 16, 2012

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GSD team wins ASLA National Award for Collaboration

Michael Albert (Master in Landscape Architecture), Victor Perez Amado (Master in Architecture), and Anna Cawrse,  (Master of Landscape Architecture) have been chosen to receive an American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award in Student Collaboration for their project “Bayou Commons,” a master land use plan for downtown Houston.

Jul 11, 2012

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Christopher Lees winning design for Singapore courts complex

The Singapore Subordinate Courts have announced the winning design for a new courts complex after an open competition process that started in September last year.  The design, by Christopher Lee of London-based Serie Architects, in collaboration with local Singaporean firm Multiply Architects, includes two new towers and the renovation of the existing Octagon courts building.

Jul 5, 2012

Platform

Platform 5

The Harvard Graduate School of Design has always recognized the indispensable importance and values of…

By Mariana Ibanez

September 2012

exhibition

Protosurfaces: Mathematical Experiments in Spacial Design

For designers, mathematics presents both the promise of control and the challenge of constraint. The working models presented here are products of an ongoing seminar at the GSD that confronts this productive tension between the freedom of design and the logic of geometry. In particular,…

exhibition dates: FEB 12 – MAY 21, 2012

Andrew Witt, Curator

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Tectonic Visions Between Land & Sea: Works of Kiyonori Kikutake

For more than half a century, visionary architect Kiyonori Kikutake (1928–2011) pursued Metabolic architecture, embracing forces of renewal, recycling, and transformation. Following the debut of his Sky House and Marine City at the 1959 C.I.A.M. (Congrès Internationale d’Architecture Moderne) Conference in Otterloo in the Netherlands,…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – OCT 16, 2012

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