All Exhibitions

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When the GSD Designed Software: Experiments in Computer Vision, 1965-1991

Between 1965 and 1991, the Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis* involved Harvard and the GSD in the mercurial business of software development. Both academic and entrepreneurial, the Lab created dozens of pieces of software – from minimal, experimental apps to general purpose packages…

exhibition dates: APR 3 – MAY 16, 2014

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Horizon House: A Retreat in Nature

Horizon House was developed by a team of eight students at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and was selected First Place in the 3rd LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, held on April 20, 2013 in Tokyo.  The competition focused on the concept of…

exhibition dates: APR 3 – MAY 16, 2014

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Platform 6 Exhibition

March 24, 2014–May 16, 2014 Rosetta S. Elkin, curator Global Connections The Harvard Graduate School of Design prides itself on the wide scope of its global aspirations, collaborations, and projects. Every semester a large portion of our programs engage in work that…

exhibition dates: MAR 24 – MAY 16, 2014

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Innovating Ceramics: the future of architectural applications

Computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) technologies are increasingly integrated into many aspects of design and construction. ‘Digital Fabrication’ has been deeply embedded in today’s architectural discourse, has enabled new modes of practice, and has informed design pedagogy on a global scale. Whether driven by…

exhibition dates: FEB 26 – APR 11, 2014

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Airport Landscape: From Airfields to Greenfields

A Genealogy of Airport Landscape October 30, 2013–March 25, 2014 Sonja Dümpelmann, curator In the early decades of powered flight, the open fields used for the first flying experiments were turned into simple, level airfields and finally developed into…

exhibition dates: OCT 30, 2013 – MAR 25, 2014

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Silvia Gmür Reto Gmür Architekten

February 17, 2014–March 23, 2014 Silvia Gmür, curator Reto Gmür, curator "The nature of space reflects what it wants to be. A Form emerges from the structural elements inherent in the form." -L.I. Kahn "The room is the beginning of…

exhibition dates: FEB 17 – MAR 23, 2014

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Material Performances: Fibrous Tectonics

“In one philosophy one thinks of form or design as primarily conceptual or cerebral, something to be generated as a pure thought in isolation from the messy world of matter and energy. Once conceived, a design can be given a physical form by simply imposing…

exhibition dates: JAN 27 – MAR 23, 2014

Achim Menges, Curator

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Another Nature

We are endeavouring to contemplate two fundamental aspects of architecture: comfort and constructivity. New comfort Until recently, architecture was created to segregate man from nature, as shelter, and a “comfortable” environment was created artificially within. Today, the distinction between the natural environment and the manmade…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 9, 2014

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Airport Landscape: Urban Ecologies in the Aerial Age

Airport Landscape claims the airport as a site of and for landscape. Airports have never been more central to the life of cities, yet they remain peripheral in design discourse. In spite of this, landscape architects have recently reasserted their historic claims on the airfield…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 19, 2013

Charles Waldheim and Sonja Dümpelmann, Curators

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Airport Landscape: The Jetport Landscape

October 30, 2013–December 19, 2013 Sonja Dümpelmann, curator In the 1950s and 1960s, landscape architect Daniel Urban Kiley (1912–2004) was commissioned to provide landscape designs for two of the first jetports built in the United States, Dulles International Airport…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 19, 2013