Topic Urbanism

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Gund: a stormwater testing lab

Two MDesS students are using the GSD as a laboratory to show how Gund’s outdoor spaces can be more inviting and social while also working to improve water quality. Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett created “Stormwater Modules,” with help from an Office for Sustainability grant,  to transform a concrete patio through a modular system of vegetation and planters that will absorb and purify stormwater

Aug 1, 2013

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Cho and Jull receive honorable mention

“Helsinki Link,” a proposal by Matthew Jull (MArch ’08) and Leena Cho (MLA ’09) of Kutonotuk, received honorable mention in the Helsinki Central Library International Competition. 

Jul 3, 2013

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The amphibious city: Urban Omnibus on Chris Reeds studio

Chris Reed’s (adjunct associate professor of landscape architecture) Flux City studio was recently featured on Urban Omnibus. The report details student work that reconceives the vulnerable coastal span of NY’s Jamaica Bay as a more dynamic and fluid urban landscape able to meet the challenges of sea level rise and storm surges. Rendering of Shifting Gradients by Cara Walsh and Andy Wisniewski

Jun 28, 2013

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Transformative Mobilities: Porto & Medellín

Recipients of the Eleventh Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: Metro do Porto by Architect Eduardo Souto de Moura Acknowledging the transportation authority Metro do Porto Northeastern Urban Integration Project by the City of Medellín Acknowledging the government agency Empresa de Desarrollo…

exhibition dates: AUG 26 – OCT 13, 2013

Rahul Mehrotra, Curator