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Landscape Architecture Frontiers launches with work by GSD faculty and alums

The inaugural issue of Landscape Architecture Frontiers, guest edited by Xiaoxan Lu (MLA '12), features an introductory essay by Pierre Bélanger (associate professor of landscape architecture) and writing by Emily Schlickman (MLA '12), Sara Jacobs (MLA '12), and Cathy De Almeida (MLA '11). Chief editor is visiting professor of landscape architecture Kongjian Yu (DDes '95).

Apr 25, 2013

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Gender politics at Pritzker: the Denise Scott Brown petition

A campaign to press the Pritzker committee to retroactively include Denise Scott Brown in the 1991 prize awarded to her creative partner and husband Robert Venturi continues to pick up steam, thanks to recent attention from the New York Times, the Huffington Post and the New Yorker. The petition was started by Arielle Assouline-Lichten (MArch ’13) and Caroline James (MArch ‘14).

Apr 23, 2013

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Thomas Heatherwicks view

Admitted students were treated to a journey inside the mind of a protean designer when Thomas Heatherwick spoke at the conclusion of Open House last Friday. In his introduction, Dean Mohsen Mostafavi called Heatherwick “one of the exciting people crossing boundaries between art, architecture, engineering. Not only is his work innovative for the different scales it represents; he gives us new ways to view daily items: from a bus to a master plan.”

Apr 10, 2013

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Peter Del Tredici to Receive Veitch Memorial Medal

Peter Del Tredici (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture and senior research scientist at the Arnold Arboretum) will receive the Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in London this spring. The award recognizes his outstanding and extensive work in botany and horticulture over the past forty years.

Mar 20, 2013

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Penny White Fund announces awards

The Department of Landscape Architecture has announced the 2013 Project Awards for the Penny White Fund. Sixteen projects were selected for their originality and innovation, as well as their contribution to pressing challenges related to the fields of urbanism, landscape and ecology.

Mar 13, 2013

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Chris Reed is easy on the eyes

Chris Reed (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture), celebrated for the exemplary style of his landscape designs, now has another claim to style notoriety: his natty attire. Read “The 25 Most Stylish Bostonians of 2013” in the Boston Globe.

Mar 13, 2013

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Landscape technology project to be shown at International Garden Festival

The International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis of Quebec recently announced the selection of “Smart Small,” an entry by Niall Kirkwood, (professor of landscape architecture and technology), Jonghyun Baek (MLA '10) and Yongkyu Kim (visiting scholar 2009-2010), as one of six competition winners.

Feb 28, 2013

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GSD team finalist for 2013 ULI Hines Competition

The 2013 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition announced finalists last week, and again once again a team from Harvard is on the list. James Cody Birkey (MDesS), Robert Daurio (MArch), Maynard Hayden Leon (MArch), Cara Walsh (MLA) and Andrew Wisniewski (MLA), advised by Anita Berrizbeitia (professor of landscape architecture and director of the master in landscape architecture degree programs), created Connec+ Minneapolis, a long term development plan for the Downtown East neighborhood.

Feb 25, 2013

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