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Krzysztof Wodiczko lectures in Chile

Krzysztof Wodiczko (professor in residence of art, design and the public domain) recently presented his work in a public lecture in Santiago, Chile, as part of the ARTS@DRCLAS Overseas Faculty Series. The talk was the first phase of the Designing for Civic Engagement: Instruments of Expression, Dialogue and Collective Critique research project, exploring alternative forms of informal learning using new design technologies.

Jun 19, 2014

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UPD Students Embrace Bicycling to Work

Spread out across the globe to engage in summer research and employment, numerous GSD Urban Planning and Design students are embracing the bicycle as a means of commuting to work. Jonathan Goldman and Ginny Keesler (both MUP ’15) have encountered both challenges and rewards while cycling to their internships with the NYC Department of City Planning.

Jun 17, 2014

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Niall Kirkwood launches joint Irish research initiative

Niall Kirkwood (professor of landscape architecture and technology) recently inaugurated a joint research initiative, “Urban Ireland: The City of Belfast as a Laboratory of Change,” at the University of Ulster School of the Built Environment in Belfast, Northern Ireland. To commemorate the project launch, Kirkwood gave a keynote lecture this month at the University.

Jun 12, 2014

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Eve Blau keynotes at HistoriCity Conference

Eve Blau (adjunct professor of the history of urban form) Julie Buckler (professor of Slavic literature) delivered keynote addresses, at the International Conference on HistoriCity: Urban Space and Changing Historical Culture in Moscow last month.

Jun 9, 2014

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Resiliency partners: the Rebuild by Design winners

HUD has announced 6 winning design proposals in the Rebuild by Design competition to increase climate resiliency in NY and NJ coastal communities.  One of the winning teams is led by Interboro, founded by Dan D’Oca (design critic in urban planning and design and MUP ‘02), Tobias Armborst, (MAUD '02) and Georgeen Theodore (MAUD '02), and includes Reese Fayde (LF ‘79) of RFA Investors.

Jun 4, 2014

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Christina Geros Wins Radcliffe Competition

Despite stiff competition, Christina Geros (MAUD, MLA '15) has emerged as the winner in the Radcliffe Public Art Competition with “Latent (e)Scapes,” an interactive installation now in Radcliffe Yard.

Jun 4, 2014

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Natalia Gaerlan dreams big

Natalia Gaerlan (MUP '14) can run 100 meters in 11.84 seconds, design a public park, identify the native plants of North America, chat in Ukrainian, pole vault, bake a cake that looks like a watering can, recite plot lines from both "Downton Abbey" and "The Walking Dead," and win $20,000 on the game show "Wheel of Fortune.” Want to know more? Read her Harvard Gazette profile “Learning from nature, native peoples.”

Jun 3, 2014

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Hart Howerton Fellowship awarded to two GSD students

Daniel Tool (MAUD '15) and Baha Sadreddin (MDes '15) each receive the Hart Howerton Fellowship for their proposals to research the relationship between the unique landscapes of Sweden, Finland, and Norway and their design cultures, and European eco-districts, respectively.

May 16, 2014

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