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Cho and Jull receive honorable mention

“Helsinki Link,” a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) and Leena Cho (MLA ’09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition. 

Jul 3, 2013

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The amphibious city: Urban Omnibus on Chris Reeds studio

Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) Flux City studio was recently featured on Urban Omnibus. The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY’s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges. Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski

Jun 28, 2013

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Library Test Kitchen in the Boston Globe

In the digital age, what will become of our libraries? For the past 3 years, Jeffrey Schnapp (director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, faculty director of metaLAB and visiting professor in architecture) has been answering that question with the help of students, librarians and library users of all stamps in the Library Test Kitchen. Read “The Library Test Kitchen at Harvard” in the Boston Globe.

Jun 27, 2013

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MUP students organize panel on Sandy recovery

Elise Baudon and Benjamin Scheerbarth (MUP’14) organized and moderated a panel discussion at Beyond Resilience: Actions Toward a Just Metropolis, the Planners Network annual national conference in New York on June 8. The panel explored the financing model and the social justice implications of post-Sandy recovery in New York City.

Jun 24, 2013