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He said, she said: Women in Design take on Pritzker

Although the response by the Pritzker jury to Women in Design’s petition - to acknowledge the work of Robert Venturi’s wife and creative partner Denise Scott Brown - was disappointing, the Harvard GSD group is not going to give up. And it’s expanding its efforts to keep a spotlight on the issue of equity in the design fields with its new Design for Equality website.

Jul 16, 2013

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One Harvard, many GSD successes

Harvard’s ability to foster innovation has long been a core strength of the university, never more so than today. President Faust's mission to create One Harvard is spurring greater collaboration across schools, disciplines and facilities, and the GSD is at the forefront of the explosion of creativity.

Jul 8, 2013

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Cho and Jull receive honorable mention

“Helsinki Link,” a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) and Leena Cho (MLA ’09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition. 

Jul 3, 2013

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The amphibious city: Urban Omnibus on Chris Reeds studio

Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) Flux City studio was recently featured on Urban Omnibus. The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY’s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges. Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski

Jun 28, 2013

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Library Test Kitchen in the Boston Globe

In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, Jeffrey Schnapp (director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, faculty director of metaLAB and visiting professor in architecture) has been answering that question with the help of students, librarians and library users of all stamps in the Library Test Kitchen. Read “The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard” in the Boston Globe.

Jun 27, 2013

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Composites: Renewed Optimism in the Age of Digital Fabrication

This course focuses on the integration of the composites industry with the construction industry and contemporary architectural practice, pursuing the advancement of knowledge, research, and capabilities within the discipline. Through collaboration with material scientists, engineers, and fabricators in the composites industry, students create prototypes and…

exhibition dates: SEP 2 – OCT 4, 2013

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