Interrogative Design: Selected Works of Krzysztof Wodiczko

Spanning five decades, the artistic practice of Krzysztof Wodiczko has interrogated a variety of social conditions across cultures through artistic interventions that deploy creative technologies to disrupt the public and civic spaces of our everyday urban environments. He is well known for…

exhibition dates: OCT 21, 2021 – FEB 20, 2022

By Krzysztof Wodiczko
Dan Borelli, Curator


GSD: A–Z 2020 & 2021

Harvard GSD has installed GSD: A–Z 2020 & 2021, the first exhibition on view inside of Gund Hall since campus buildings closed in March 2020. The exhibition welcomes back the Harvard…

exhibition dates: AUG 30 – OCT 1, 2021


First the Forests

This exhibition explores the complex and intertwined layers of knowledge—sciences, history, aesthetics, and material culture—that are embedded in the seemingly simple undertaking of planting, whether a large forest, an urban park, or a garden. It does so through documenting the creative process of the…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 15, 2020

Anita Berrizbeitia and Gunther Vogt, Curators


Love in a Mist

Love in a Mist: The Politics of Fertility explores several evolving narratives on the spaces and politics of fertility, triggered by the “heartbeat bill,” which recently passed into law in states such as Mississippi, Kentucky, and Georgia to criminalize abortions from as early as six…

exhibition dates: OCT 28 – DEC 20, 2019

Malkit Shoshan, Curator


Shinohara Kazuo: ModernNext

For much of his career, Shinohara Kazuo built beautiful single-family houses that have reconfigured and enriched our understanding of domesticity, tradition, form, language, scale, nature, and the city. He famously declared “A house is a work of art” just as the Metabolists, who were his…

exhibition dates: AUG 26 – OCT 11, 2019


Platform 11: Setting the Table

The Platform exhibition represents a year in the life of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Produced annually, the exhibition highlights a selection of work from the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, and design engineering. It exposes a rich and varied pedagogical…

exhibition dates: MAR 25 – MAY 17, 2019


The Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: The High Line

In 2017, Friends of the High Line were awarded the Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design. The exhibition celebrating this award aims to re-create the spatial and rhythmic experience of walking along the High Line, where billboards and buildings frame and re-frame elevated perceptions of the city. Here the physical and process-oriented…

exhibition dates: NOV 1 – DEC 21, 2018

Stephen Gray, Curator


Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative

“Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative,” the culmination of a four-year investigation funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, argues that the complexity of contemporary urban societies and environments makes communication and collaboration across professional boundaries and academic disciplines essential. Four research projects, focused respectively on…

exhibition dates: AUG 27 – OCT 14, 2018

Eve Blau and Robert Pietrusko, Curators


Commencement 2018

Each year, the Commencement exhibition showcases work from graduating students, offering a glimpse into what they have created during their time at the GSD. All featured work is selected by the students themselves, and displayed in poster form alongside postcard versions for visitors to take. Prize…

exhibition dates: MAY 23 – JUL 29, 2018