GSD Appoints Three Faculty Members in the History of Landscape Architecture

Three significant appointments have been made in the history of landscape architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.  Dr. Sonja Duempelmann appointed Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Dr. Edward Eigen appointed Associate Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Dr. John Dixon Hunt appointed Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture

Apr 23, 2012


GSD and University of Colorado team wins first prize in ULI/Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition

A joint team representing the GSD and University of Colorado won first prize in the ULI/Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition for their proposal, "Bayou Commons." The master plan was strategically designed to be downtown Houston’s first residential district celebrating cultural diversity and urban lifestyle. The team consisted of three students from Harvard University (Michael Albert, Master of Landscape Architecture, Anna Cawrse, Master of Landscape Architecture and Victor Perez Amado, Master of Architecture I AP + Master of Architecture in Urban Design) and  two students from the University of Colorado (Chad Murphy, MBA Real Estate and Alex Atherton, MBA Real Estate).

Apr 11, 2012


Cao | Perrot Studio’s Cloud Terrace opens at Dumbarton Oaks

Cloud Terrace, a new temporary installation by landscape artists Andy Cao (LF '11) and Xavier Perrot, recently opened at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. Clouds sculpted from chicken wire dangle 10,000 loaned Swarovski crystals creating the effect of gathered raindrops over the property's Arbor Terrace. John Beardsley, Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture at the GSD and Director of Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, says temporary installations “breathe new life into these landscapes,” which are “living works” no matter how historic. The commission developed from Cao's visit to the institute as a Loeb fellow in 2011.

Apr 9, 2012


Aloysha Verzhbinsky (MArch ’90) promoted to partner at Tom Eliot Fisch Architects

Aloysha Verzhbinsky (MArch '90) has been promoted to partner at Tom Eliot Fisch Architects in San Francisco. With the firm since 2001, Verzhbinsky has more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction of major institutional and public works projects, including hospitals, libraries, recreational facilities, and commercial buildings. His projects have appeared inArchitect, Architecture, and Progressive Architecture and received design awards from the AIA California Council and the San Francisco, New York, and Boston Chapters of AIA.

Mar 21, 2012


Karolina Kawiaka (MArch ’94) Nominated for People’s Choice Award

Karolina Kawiaka (MArch '94) has been named a winner in the National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument grounds. Her design, "The People's Forum," is currently on display at the National Building Museum and will be included in an upcoming show at the Virginia Center for Architecture. View her design, listen to the interview, and vote for it to win the People's Choice Award.

Mar 18, 2012

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