The Rockefeller Foundation initiative 100 Resilient Cities announced yesterday that Santiago, Chile, has just made the cut. Out of 330 applications, Santiago—nominated and submitted by a team of Harvard University Graduate School of Design students and alumni—was selected as a site to "become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."
In recognition for their innovative app for congestion, Audi has named Jose Castillo, design critic in urban planning and design (MArch '95, DDes '00), and his team the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award in Mexico City.
Encouraged by placing 1st Runner-up in the inaugural Dean's Design Challenge last May, Wendy Fok (DDes candidate) and her team have gone full steam ahead to bring their innovative Resilient Modular Systems to the world market.
The Frances Loeb Library has recently renovated its lower level, changing what used to be stacks space into an open, focused workspace for PhD students.
Manuel Lopez (PhD ’18) recently published "Neoliberty & Co. The Architectural Review against 1950s Italian Historicism" in the fourth issue of Cuadernos de Proyectos Arquitectónicos (CPA), the peer-reviewed journal of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura (ETSAM), Madrid.
The Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce that Martin Bechthold, Professor of Architecture Technology and Co-Director of the Doctor of Design Program, was honored with the 2014 ACADIA Innovative Research Award of Excellence.
The GSD announces new faculty appointments in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and administration
The GSD is pleased to announce six new appointments in the departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning, as well as five signficant appointments in faculty administration.
The GSD and the Wyss Institute Adaptive Material Technologies platform have unveiled their first jointly developed patent pending system: the Dynamic Daylight Control System. The new prototypes have the potential to revolutionize building lighting systems with dramatic environmental and economic impacts.
Neil Brenner, professor of urban theory, has been named one of Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers 2014. The ranking distinguishes some of world’s leading scientific minds who have produced work of exceptional impact.
Computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE) technologies are increasingly integrated into many aspects of design and construction. ‘Digital Fabrication’ has been deeply embedded in today’s architectural discourse, has enabled new modes of practice, and has informed design pedagogy on a global scale. Whether driven by…