Plantation Futures: Foregrounding Lost Narratives

Masters in Landscape Architecture, AP Thesis Prize, 2023 Advised by Rosalea Monacella Oak Alley Plantation, located in Louisiana, is the most famous and visited plantation in the United States. Today the plantation is preserved as a cultural landscape reflecting and glorifying the values of…

exhibition dates: NOV 3 – DEC 21, 2023


Aamha//قمحة: Uncovering Beirut’s Phantom Ecologies

The National Institutes of Health defines a phantom limb as the perception of pain or discomfort in a limb that is no longer there. This project explores the notion of phantom limbs in urban environments, investigating what has been forgotten, gone unseen, or been left…

exhibition dates: AUG 19 – OCT 22, 2023


Upon Concrete: Retrofitting Architecture With Malleability

by Hangsoo Jeong (MArch ’22) — Recipient of the Peter Rice Prize Throughout history, architecture has evolved and advanced in parallel with the technical development of reinforcements. With the innovations of processing and shaping smelted metals and the development of reinforced concrete structural systems,…

exhibition dates: MAR 27 – JUL 23, 2023


A Giant Among Us

Text by Yueyan Li (MArch ’21) and Son Vu (MArch ’21), winners of the 2019 Clifford Wong Prize in Housing It is hard to get in and out of Somerville, and true public spaces are few and far between. Though several nodes do exist,…

exhibition dates: JAN 14 – MAR 1, 2020



“Grayscale” is based on an architecture thesis by Khoa Vu (MArch ’19) of the same title. Thesis advisor: Preston Scott Cohen Grayscale is a term used in computation to describe the range of gray shades from white to black. As a framework for design,…

exhibition dates: OCT 28 – DEC 20, 2019


Now Arriving: A Transit Landscape for Manhattan

“Now Arriving: A Transit Landscape for Manhattan” presents the work of the eponymous Fall 2018 option studio, led by Gary Hilderbrand—the third in a series examining technological, operational, and spatial changes to mobility and public realm patterns in Manhattan. This studio and exhibition…

exhibition dates: APR 1 – MAY 17, 2019

Gary R. Hilderbrand, Curator


New Student Fellowships @ the GSD

Through the Grounded Visionaries campaign, the GSD endowed 25 new fellowships—an increase of 60 percent. We are very grateful to the many individuals, corporations, and foundations that have stepped up to support financial aid for students. These fellowships help broaden the diversity of the…

exhibition dates: NOV 1 – DEC 20, 2018

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