This Month in MDes – September 2019

03-Sept-2019 Fall Classes Begin

11-Sept-2019 MDes 2nd Year meeting with Program Directors and MDes Research Fellows (5:30pm, Stubbins Room, Gund Hall)

16-Sept-2019 MDes Critical Conservation Welcome Mixer (5:30pm, Room 522, Gund Hall)

16-Sept-2019 MDes Risk & Resilience Welcome Reception (6:00-7:30pm, Stubbins Room, Gund Hall)

18-Sept-2019 MDes Art, Design, and the Public Domain Social (6:00pm, Park, 59 JFK Street, Cambridge)

19-Sept-2019 Public Lecture: Hicham Khalidi (6:30pm, Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall)

20-Sept-2019 Last day to add/drop classes

20-Sept-2019 Deadline: Changes to MDes Final Year Option Contract track selection due to the ASP office (5:00pm)

20-Sept-2019 Deadline: MDes Thesis Declaration of Advisor Form due to the ASP office (5:00pm)

24-Sept-2019 MDes Real Estate & the Built Environment Community Meeting (5:00-6:30pm, Room 522, Gund Hall)

25-Sept-2019 MDE/MDes Risk & Resilience Lecture: Sameh Wahba (MUP '97, PhD '02), “Disruptive Technologies for Resilient and Sustainable Cities” (12:00-1:15pm, Room 124, Gund Hall)

25-Sept-2019: MDes HPDM Lecture: Peter Galison & Caroline Jones with John May “Anthropogenic Image” (3:00 pm, Stubbins Room, Gund Hall)


Looking Ahead

01-Oct-2019 GSD/HBS Executive Education Real Estate Networking Reception (6:00-7:00pm, Esteves Hall Lounge, Harvard Business School – RSVP to

02-Oct-2019 MDes ADPD lecture (details TBD)

22-Oct-2019 Public Lecture: Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen, “Readymades Belong to Everyone: Thoughts on Exhibiting Architecture” (12:00-1:30pm, Stubbins Room, Gund Hall)

30-Oct-2019 Public Lecture: Yael Bartana (6:30pm, Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall)

31-Oct-2019 Admissions Open House (MDE, MDes, DDes) (details TBD)

31-Oct-2019 Open House Lecture: Frida Escobedo (MDes '12), “Split Subject” (6:30pm, Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall)