Topic Urbanism

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GSD students win KPF Fellowships

Two of the 3 winners of the KPF Traveling Fellowships this year are MArch I students Kevin Murray and Joanie Tom. The awardees were selected by a jury that includes Cathleen McGuigan (editor of Architectural Record and LF ’93) and Eric Höweler (assistant professor of architecture).

May 22, 2014

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Eve Blau speaks in Berlin

Eve Blau (adjunct professor of the history of urban form) spoke in Berlin at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt symposium City, Religion, Capitalism: Turning Points of Civilization, which featured the world premier of three films directed by Alexander Kluge.

May 13, 2014

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MUP students recognized for transportation work

Several urban planning students have been recognized recently for their work in transportation. Dave Ginsberg, Phillip Baker, Ted Conrad, and Ed Meng, all MUP ’14, have received honors and fellowships at Harvard and elsewhere. 

Apr 29, 2014

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GSD announces 2014 Community Service Fellows

The 2014 Community Service Fellowship Program Fellows, representing all the GSD programs, will be taking it to the streets this summer to challenge themselves and test their learning on design and planning projects with direct community impact. The 10-week paid summer internships will send them to local community organizations, federal and state agencies and nonprofit institutions with a wide range of needs.

Apr 23, 2014

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Noam Dvir on tech company architecture

Noam Dvir (MAUD) has had a critical review published in the recent issue of the prestigious magazine Art in America, in which he examines the explosive trend of tech firm expansion and corporate brand expression through architecture.

Apr 18, 2014

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Neil Brenner announces new publication

Neil Brenner (professor of urban theory and director of the Urban Theory Lab) has just published a new edited volume, Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization (Berlin: Jovis, 2014).  Through classic and contemporary essays, including one by Nikos Katsikis (DDes candidate ‘14), the book explores the various theoretical, epistemological and political implications of Henri Lefebvre’s claim that "society has been completely urbanized."

Apr 16, 2014