Topic Urbanism

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First year planners team up with big city directors in charrette

Students in the first semester core planning studio got a helping hand from some of the top practitioners in the country on October 15. As part of the annual Big City Planning Directors Institute—co-sponsored by the American Planning Association, the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, and the GSD—a group of directors participated in a mini-charrette session with first-year planning students.

Oct 23, 2013

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Lukas Pauer presents at Flexible City

Lukas Pauer (MAUD '14) has been invited to speak on his work “Reclaiming Post-NAFTA Open Space: On the Electrical Transmission Corridors of Mexico City” at the Early Career Workshop of the Flexible City Symposium.

Oct 16, 2013

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HUPO invites the city into its Living Room

The Harvard Urban Planning Organization once again took part in Parking Day, an annual international event in which designers, activists, and ordinary citizens turn parking spaces into miniature parks. This year’s theme was “The Public Living Room.”

Sep 27, 2013

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GSD at Buenos Aires Biennale

GSD denizens represent a strong presence at the upcoming Buenos Aires Biennale: BienalBA. Inaki Abalos, Felipe Correa, Rahul Mehrotra and Jorge Silvetti are featured speakers, and Mehrotra has won the  Bienal de Arquitectura Internacional award..

Sep 21, 2013

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GSD students camp at MoMA PS1

GSD students took part in an unconventional experiment at MoMA PS1 this summer, aimed at generating bold solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Brennan Baxley (MLA), Stefan DiLeo (MAUD), Yoonjee Koh (MArch), Yina Ng (MArch)  and Patricia Semmler (MArch) joined peers from Cornell for a 2-week residency, living and working in a temporary installation at the museum.

Sep 9, 2013

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GSD students imagine the Flux City

As the world copes with significant climate events, Landscape Architecture is breaking out of its pigeonhole of gardens and grounds and assuming a role as convening discipline for urban problem-solving. Last term’s core studio Flux City, led by Chris Reed (HU ’91, professor of landscape architecture) took sea level rise as its focus, and students creaeted interventions to reverse the vulnerability of Jamaica Bay, NY.

Sep 8, 2013