Topic Urbanism

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GSD students make Park(ing) Day a success

GSD students transformed a parking space on Cambridge Street into a miniature park for national Park(ing) Day on September 21. It quickly filled with community members who stopped to talk, play music and eat free ice cream.

Oct 2, 2012

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MUPs attend APA Conference

MUPs mingled with planning professionals at the Southern New England American Planning Association conference last month in Hartford, where they attended sessions on sustainability, transportation, land use, and public participation.

Oct 2, 2012

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Michael Ezban (MLA ’13) presents at DredgeFest

This Friday, September 28, Michael Ezban (MLA 1 AP ’13) will be a panelist at the DredgeFest NYC symposium. Ezban was invited based on research and design work he produced with Jana Vandergoot (MLA 1 AP ’13) at the GSD. The 2-day gathering of policymakers, designers, theorists and industry experts presents the latest technology and interventions designed to deal with sediment production. 

Sep 24, 2012

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GSD tourism club helps students getouttagund

The GSD Tourism Club led a walking tour of Jamaica Plain on Saturday, September 8, as this year’s first “getouttagund” program. The tours are one way the club sparks connections and debate about the social, economic, cultural, policy and planning issues related to tourism. 

Sep 17, 2012

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GSD teams win Pruitt Igoe Now competition

Xiaowei R. Wang (MLA '13) and Heather Dunbar (MLA '13) were awarded first place in the competition to re-imagine the vacant Pruitt Igoe housing project in St. Louis, for their submission “St. Louis Ecological Production Line.” Third prize went to the Social Agency Lab for “The Fantastic Pruitt-Igoe!,” with a team including GSD students and alums. 

Sep 16, 2012

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Michael Ezban talks trash at the University of Sussex

Michael Ezban (MLA1 AP '13) has been invited to deliver his paper, "The Trash Heap of History," at the TRASH Conference in the UK on September 14. The paper examining the ancient Roman landfill Monte Testaccio was published in Places journal earlier this year. 

Sep 4, 2012