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Faculty top ASLA “Best Books of 2014” list

The American Society of Landscape Architects recently published their annual "Best Books" list—with this year's top 10 featuring two significant works by Harvard University Graduate School of Design professors.

Dec 17, 2014

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Landscape Ascendant: Charles Birnbaum’s year in review

2014 was a watershed year for landscape architecture, in the view of Charles Birnbaum (LF ’98): “This year there was a cultural shift that saw landscape architecture and its practitioners achieve an unprecedented level of visibility and influence.” He takes stock of the achievements and events in the Huffington Post.

Dec 10, 2014

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Advocating for Santiago, GSD students and alum reach the 100 Resilient Cities list

The Rockefeller Foundation initiative 100 Resilient Cities announced yesterday that Santiago, Chile, has just made the cut. Out of 330 applications, Santiago—nominated and submitted by a team of Harvard University Graduate School of Design students and alumni—was selected as a site to "become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."

Dec 3, 2014

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A new season for Kirkland Gallery

Hanging quietly from the ceiling and the walls, the fragile paper-art by Ken Chongsuwat and Eri Yamagata is the focus of "Nescient Hues / Meltwater": the first exhibition to kick off this season at the Kirkland Gallery at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. 

Oct 30, 2014

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A new kind of guided tour for Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum

This past weekend, associate professor of Landscape Architecture Peter Del Tredici and Teri Rueb (PhD '11)—the latter the 2012–13 metaLAB artist in residence—released their "Other Order" app, which tours visitors to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain.

Oct 21, 2014

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Silvia Benedito awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship

Assistant professor in Landscape Architecture Silvia Benedito was awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship. During the summer fellowship she worked on her current book project titled Atmosphere Anatomies: On Design, Weather and Sensation, which is focused on the role of atmosphere as a design medium in the disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.

Oct 9, 2014