Topic Social Equity


Strong GSD showing in ASLA Honor Roll

Harvard Graduate School of Design faculty and Loeb Fellows have earned recognition from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), which announced its 2015 honors last week.

Jun 11, 2015


Toni Griffin (LF ’98) couldnt find it, so she made her own

Contrary to the recent assertion in The Atlantic City Lab–that there’s no syllabus for an urban design course on race and justice–there is at least one: Toni Griffin (LF ’98) created it and teaches it at the CCNY J.Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City. She writes about it in Next City.

Jun 3, 2015


inFORMing Justice: a conversation about the role of design in building equitable communities

On the surface, inFORMing Justice was a typical event at the GSD: a panel of experts discussing the role of design in building equitable communities with an audience of students, faculty, staff and fellows from across the university. But the seats in Piper Hall were arranged around tables, the panelists spoke from the heart and the audience members were the experts.  Read more in the LOEBlog.

Apr 15, 2015


Women In Design Celebrate International Womens Day at the Harvard GSD

The Women in Design (WiD) student group celebrated International Women’s Day in style at the Harvard Unversity Graduate School of Design, engaging students, staff and faculty to think about the role of women in the field. From a photo booth where people could show their support, to writing Wikipedia articles on women designers, video interviews, and a reception in the Loeb Library, the group highlighted the central role women play at the GSD and in the design profession.

Mar 13, 2015