Researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Design recently launched a cross-disciplinary study of the Persian Gulf region to aid future sustainable urbanism in the area when various economies shed their dependence on gas and oil revenue.
GSD Students Awarded First Prize in “Network Reset: Rethinking the Chicago Emerald Necklace” Competition
Network Reset is an international design competition sponsored by the Chicago Architectural Club and MAS Studio. A GSD student team won first prize for their entry, "Chicago Constellation."
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…