All Exhibitions

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What Shall We Do With Our Walls?

A Rare Book Room title featured in this exhibition of design publications from the Victorian Era. The books displayed illustrate the role of technological advances on production, binding, and color illustration.  …

exhibition dates: NOV 6, 2009 – JAN 15, 2010

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Platform 2 Exhibition

November 2, 2009–December 20, 2009  Felipe Correa, curator  A Year of Research Through Studio Work, Theses, Exhibitions, and  Conferences at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design The Graduate School of Design is the site of many research-based conjectures and experiments. In core…

exhibition dates: NOV 2 – DEC 20, 2009

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Distillations: Gropius_Japan_1954

You cannot imagine what it meant to me to come suddenly face to face with these houses, with a culture still alive, which in the past had already found the answer to many of our modern requirements of simplicity, of outdoor-indoor relations, of modular coordination,…

exhibition dates: SEP 1 – DEC 1, 2009

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Max Bond: Practice, Education and Activism

Max Bond: Practice, Education and Activism celebrates the life and work of architect Max Bond (MArch '48), one of the GSDs first African-American alumni, who forged his way through the barriers of discrimination to become a leading architect and educator.  …

exhibition dates: SEP 14 – NOV 8, 2009

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Utopia Across Scales: Highlights from the Kenzo Tange Archive

The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) presents the first mono-graphic exhibition on Kenzo Tange in the United States: Utopia Across Scales: Highlights from the Kenzo Tange Archive. It is the first comprehensive exhibition on Tange anywhere in the world in more than twenty years.

exhibition dates: AUG 26 – OCT 18, 2009

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Book Builders: Architects as Authors and Editors

April 28, 2009–June 05, 2009 Lars Mueller, curator, publisher and designer Mary Daniels, organizer The historical perspective is encouraging. Ever since Vitruvius, important architects have been aware of the necessity to convey the theoretical superstructure of their creative activities in an independent…

exhibition dates: APR 28 – JUN 5, 2009

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Recent Acquisitions From Special Collections

A selection of materials acquired by the Special Collections Department within the past academic year.  The items displayed indicate the breadth and variety of a year’s acquisition: by purchase, transfer or gift. Images Broadcasting House. London : BBC, 1932 Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953. Neues…

exhibition dates: JAN 2 – MAY 30, 2009

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Ecological Urbanism

The contemporary urban environment is facilitated by ecologies that exceed the city’s physical and political limits, reaching into hinterlands and beyond. Urbanism is also made up of many smaller pieces—a mosaic, as Richard T.T. Forman describes urban as well as rural landscapes—between which the boundaries…

exhibition dates: MAR 30 – MAY 17, 2009

Gareth Doherty, Curator