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MUPs attend APA Conference

MUPs mingled with planning professionals at the Southern New England American Planning Association conference last month in Hartford, where they attended sessions on sustainability, transportation, land use, and public participation.

Oct 2, 2012

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GSD students make Park(ing) Day a success

GSD students transformed a parking space on Cambridge Street into a miniature park for national Park(ing) Day on September 21. It quickly filled with community members who stopped to talk, play music and eat free ice cream.

Oct 2, 2012

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Road Less Traveled: First year MUPs and MAUDs tour Boston’s lesser known sites

On September 15, first year MUPs and MAUDs took an introductory bus of tour Boston led by Alex Krieger (professor in practice of urban design) and Jim Stockard (curator of the Loeb Fellowship). The tour focused on parts of the city that many tourists and Bostonians do not visit and provided students from the two programs a chance to interact.

Oct 1, 2012

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Eve Blau and Rafael Moneo jurors for M+ design competition

Eve Blau (adjunct professor of urban planning and design) and Rafael Moneo (Josep Lluis Sert professor of architecture) are among the distinguished jurors for the design competition for M+, Hong Kong's future museum for visual culture. Architectural firms wishing to compete must submit an Expression of Interest by October 15.

Sep 30, 2012

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Danish Kurani attends State Department dinner

In 2010 Danish Kurani (MAUD '13) was inducted into the U.S. State Department's “Generation Change,” recognizing the best and most innovative American Muslim leaders under the age of 30.  Last week Kurani attended a dinner reception hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to discuss building stronger relationships between the U.S. and the Muslim world.

Sep 23, 2012

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GSD tourism club helps students getouttagund

The GSD Tourism Club led a walking tour of Jamaica Plain on Saturday, September 8, as this year’s first “getouttagund” program. The tours are one way the club sparks connections and debate about the social, economic, cultural, policy and planning issues related to tourism. 

Sep 17, 2012

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GSD teams win Pruitt Igoe Now competition

Xiaowei R. Wang (MLA '13) and Heather Dunbar (MLA '13) were awarded first place in the competition to re-imagine the vacant Pruitt Igoe housing project in St. Louis, for their submission “St. Louis Ecological Production Line.” Third prize went to the Social Agency Lab for “The Fantastic Pruitt-Igoe!,” with a team including GSD students and alums. 

Sep 16, 2012

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