All Exhibitions

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Ocean State

Resilience is typically a value associated with the scale of an ecosystem. This view overlooks the potential of resilience as an embedded micro-condition, which amalgamates through biological evidence. By nature competitive, plants emerge and ‘spring back’ based on regimes of disturbance that warrant their use…

exhibition dates: NOV 3, 2014 – JAN 20, 2015

Rosetta S. Elkin, Curator

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A Sustainable Future for Exuma: A Traveling Toolbox

This multi-year research and education project is a collaboration among the Government of The Bahamas, the Bahamas National Trust (BNT), and the GSD. The goal is to facilitate the design and management of a more sustainable future for the Exuma archipelago, and The Bahamas more…

exhibition dates: NOV 12 – JAN 17, 2015

Gareth Doherty, Curator

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Grounded Visionaries: Pedagogy and Practice

The intellectual and imaginative contributions of the Harvard Graduate School of Design are exemplary, global, and distinct. These contributions—whether by alumni, faculty, or students—engage with the realms of ideas and implementation, design and impact. We believe strongly in the value of learning from and caring…

exhibition dates: AUG 25 – DEC 28, 2014

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Grounded Visionaries: Writing Practice, Special Collections

Designers communicate their ideas not only through drawings and built works but also through writing. Books and essays have translated the ideals and understanding of the built environment worldwide throughout the centuries. From the systematic exposition of principles and elements of architecture in the sixteenth…

exhibition dates: SEP 8 – OCT 19, 2014

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Architecture At Human Scale

September 8, 2014–October 19, 2014 Elements of Architecture is a 15-volume publication released in 2014 as part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition: Fundamentals, held in Venice, Italy. Informally referred to as the “Venice Architecture Biennale,” this year’s gathering of exhibitions, events, and publications was…

exhibition dates: SEP 8 – OCT 19, 2014

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Zero-House

The project was a small two-story house which was located at Chambery, France. The goal of the competition was to achieve a surplus-energy house by manipulation of the given base design through integrated building strategies. A site weather file, two floor plans and a building…

exhibition dates: APR 3 – MAY 16, 2014

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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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Animating the Archive

April 3, 2014–May 16, 2014 Matthew Allen MArch '10, curator With advice from Preston Scott Cohen MArch `85, Gerald M. McCue Professor in Architecture and assistance by Sophia Panova Representation has typically sought to remove the “look” of the technology that produced it.

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