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HUPO looks back and forward

MUP students recently voted to elect Adrienne Mathews and Lydia Scott (MUP ’14) co-presidents of the Harvard Urban Planning Organization. The past year has been filled with HUPO-sponsored events that engage students and professionals, academics, community organizations and city governments in improving cities.

May 7, 2013

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A City and its Stream: Peter Rowe at the Van Alen Institute

On 5/9 at 6:30 p.m., the Van Alen Institute in N.Y. will present a lecture by Peter Rowe (professor of architecture and urban design) and conversation with John Hong (adjunct associate professor of architecture and MArch ‘96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) as part of the exhibit Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul.

May 2, 2013

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In the aftermath: Jerold Kayden on preserving public space

Jerold Kayden advises a measured response to the Marathon bombings and serves as a voice for preserving the “public-ness” of public space even as public attention is focussed on security. His reflections and those of other Harvard analysts appear in “How the attack affects our lives” in the Harvard Gazette.

Apr 25, 2013

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John Hong and Jinhee Park at Van Alen Institute 4/25

The GSD exhibit “Deconstruction/Construction: The Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul” curated by Joan Busquets (professor in practice of urban planning and design) has traveled to the Van Alen Institute. On April 25 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a launch of the book Convergent Flux: Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in Korea by John Hong (adjunct associate professor and MArch ‘96) and Jinhee Park (design critic in architecture and MArch '02) to accompany the exhibit.

Apr 24, 2013

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Public Space at the GSD

The recent Putting Public Space in its Place conference brought scholars, practitioners, and activists together to discuss and debate public spaces.

Apr 12, 2013

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Cultural Entrepreneurship finalists selected

Harvard recently announced the finalists in the inaugural Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge, and GSD teams are well represented with an array of innovative ideas. The Challenge was created to support students’ exploration of entrepreneurship that sustains the arts and enhances their cultural impact.

Apr 4, 2013

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Susan Fainstein seeks the Just City

Susan S. Fainstein (senior research fellow) raised examples from Amsterdam, New York and Singapore to make a case for the “just city” in her recent lecture at the Centre for Liveable Cities in Singapore.

Mar 30, 2013

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