Welcome! Please find below many useful links and contacts. If you have questions, please contact us.

Requirement Guidelines and Resources
MDes Degree Requirements
MDes Thesis Canvas Site – 2020/21 site coming soon!
MDes Thesis Handbook
MDes-Thesis-Cover-Page
Guidelines for Submission of Thesis to Loeb Library
PDF Creation examples for Loeb Library
Academic Writing Resources

Program-Related Links
MDes Calendar
MDes Room Use Policies and Procedures 2019-20

Fellowships & Prizes
MDes Annual Research & Development Award
GSD Student Conference Attendance Fund
Gerald M. McCue Medal for highest overall academic record at the GSD
Dimitris Pikionis Award for outstanding academic performance by MDes student
Daniel L. Schodek Award for Technology and Sustainability – awarded annually in recognition of the best MDes theses in the area of technology and sustainable design
The Design Studies Thesis Prize – awarded to the student(s) with the best project in any MDes area of concentration as judged by faculty
Digital Design Prize (call for submissions from Student Services in early May each year)
Leadership in Real Estate Award
Ferdinand Colloredo-Mansfeld Prize
Plimpton-Poorvu Design Prize

Program Staff
Margaret Moore de Chicojay, Program Administrator
mmoore@gsd.harvard.edu

Liz Thorstenson, Program Coordinator
thorstenson@gsd.harvard.edu