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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

exhibition

Building Geometry: Mathematical Models and the History of Surface

The visualization of complex surface geometry common in contemporary architectural practice and pedagogy has a history prior to its appearance as a product of contemporary digital tools. The methods of geometric analysis developed in the nineteenth century by mathematicians such as Gaspard Monge (1746–1818) in…

exhibition dates: FEB 1 – MAR 12, 2012

Andrew Witt, Curator

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