Topic Urbanism

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Niall Kirkwood launches joint Irish research initiative

Niall Kirkwood (professor of landscape architecture and technology) recently inaugurated a joint research initiative, “Urban Ireland: The City of Belfast as a Laboratory of Change,” at the University of Ulster School of the Built Environment in Belfast, Northern Ireland. To commemorate the project launch, Kirkwood gave a keynote lecture this month at the University.

Jun 12, 2014

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Eve Blau keynotes at HistoriCity Conference

Eve Blau (adjunct professor of the history of urban form) Julie Buckler (professor of Slavic literature) delivered keynote addresses, at the International Conference on HistoriCity: Urban Space and Changing Historical Culture in Moscow last month.

Jun 9, 2014

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Resiliency partners: the Rebuild by Design winners

HUD has announced 6 winning design proposals in the Rebuild by Design competition to increase climate resiliency in NY and NJ coastal communities.  One of the winning teams is led by Interboro, founded by Dan D’Oca (design critic in urban planning and design and MUP ‘02), Tobias Armborst, (MAUD '02) and Georgeen Theodore (MAUD '02), and includes Reese Fayde (LF ‘79) of RFA Investors.

Jun 4, 2014

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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