Timothy Hydes insights on a 1950s phenomenon

For the Boston Globe story this week about Five Fields, designed by Walter Gropius in Lexington, Mass., journalist Linda Matchen turned to Timothy Hyde (associate professor of architecture) for context and perspective on the social factors that gave rise to this unique  community and others like it. Read “An era fades at Five Fields in Lexington” for the story and Hyde’s insights. Photo of Gropius House by Jack E. Boucher, courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division

Aug 21, 2013


Airports and churches: the Graham Foundation grantees

An exhibition curated by Sonja Dümpelmann (associate professor of landscape architecture) and Charles Waldheim (department chair and professor of landscape architecture) and a publication by Dümpelmann were selected for Graham Foundation grants. Dean Mohsen Mostafavi was also tapped for his book Nicholas Hawksmoor: London Churches.

Aug 20, 2013


Seeking obsolescence: James Leng wins SOM Prize

This year the GSD is well represented among the winners and finalists of the SOM Prize. James Leng (MArch ’13) received the top prize, and Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch ’13) and Edward Becker (MArch ’13)  were among the 8 finalists.

Aug 19, 2013


Form and Pedagogy: Carlos Garciavelez on the university city in Latin America

Carlos Garciavelez (MAUD '12 and lecturer in urban design) published part of his Druker Fellowship research "Form and Pedagogy: An Atlas of 20th Century University City in Latin America" in the Argentinian architectural journal PLOT. Garciavelez’s applied research project traces the university campus model in Latin America as the most salient symbol of progress of the 20th century large-scale urban interventions inscribed into the Latin American city.

Aug 7, 2013