All Exhibitions

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Happening Now: Historiography in the Making

If we were to accept that “history” is contingent upon the depth and breadth of one’s point of view, where would the writing of history begin? What would it aim for? What would be its evidence? How would the validity of its iconic examples…

exhibition dates: SEP 7 – OCT 17, 2016

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Towards a Critical Pragmatism: Contemporary Architecture in China

From the last decades of the twentieth century leading up to today, much attention has been paid to the expedient strategies that have driven construction activities in China. Distinct from the shortsighted operations, an experimental phase in Chinese architecture emerged in the early 1990s. Independent…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – OCT 14, 2016

Xiangning Li, Curator

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Alpine Shelter, Skuta, Slovenia

Peak House is modular mountaineering shelter – a bivouac – constructed for a remote site in the Slovenian Alps.  Such shelters pepper the Alps across Europe, serving as much-needed outposts from harsh winds, snow conditions, and treacherous terrains. The project was an international collaboration between…

exhibition dates: APR 4 – AUG 21, 2016

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Commencement 2016

  Each year we celebrate the achievements of the GSD’s graduating class by gathering an exhibition of their work. Although it only provides a glimpse of what these amazing groups of students have created during their studies at Harvard, this exhibition nonetheless presents numerous exemplary…

exhibition dates: MAY 30 – AUG 15, 2016

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Light Hive

by Aziz Barbar (MDes ’16) & Akshay Goyal (MDes ’16) LIGHT HIVE is a continuous series of investigations that explore notions of form, space and shadows informed through experiments in computational design and materiality. These explorations employ light and surface as mediums in constant negotiation with…

exhibition dates: APR 22 – MAY 20, 2016

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Platform 8: An Index of Design & Research

Platform 8 catalogs a curated selection of work generated in the past year at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Alongside final products of design education, Platform 8 places particular emphasis on collecting and documenting the people and artifacts that shape research-driven design practices.

exhibition dates: MAR 21 – MAY 13, 2016

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Interior Matters

Loosely associated with the spring semester’s Symposium on Architecture, the three architects of Interior Matters utilize methods, media, and models for projecting architecture with respect to interior and matter. Kiel Moe, Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy, Co-Director, Master in Design Studies program, and Co-Director,…

exhibition dates: MAR 28 – MAY 13, 2016

Kiel Moe, Curator

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Twelve Instigations for a Becoming Middle East

Amalgamating the work of twelve students from various programs, different years, and diverse backgrounds, this exhibition addresses the circumstances confronting the Middle East at a critical time in its history. The student work addresses the region in its present condition, examining pivotal issues that impact…

exhibition dates: MAR 7 – MAY 13, 2016

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9SG: The Production of an Architectural Idea

In light of the GSD’s Teaching Techniques and Superstudio launch this past fall; the 9SG exhibition pays tribute to the Nine Square Grid Project and John Hejduk following the fifteenth anniversary of his death. The spatial reasoning based on abstract forms and their…

exhibition dates: JAN 25 – MAR 22, 2016

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Madrid Río

Recipients of the 2015 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: Burgos & Garrido Porras La Casta Rubio & Álvarez-Sala West8 Madrid Río illustrates the transformative potentials of architecture, landscape, urban design, and planning for the city of Madrid. The project particularly…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 6, 2016

Rahul Mehrotra, Curator