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 •  September 7

Among the six projects honored with the Boston Society of Architects’ (BSA) 2017 Unbuilt Architecture and Design Awards are two by the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s (GSD) Grace La and her architectural practice, LA DALLMAN. The practice's winning projects are entitled “Industrial Capriccio: Floating Garden” (pictured) and “Waterlily...

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 •  August 14

A particular irony is unfolding in Miami.
Real estate along the city’s shorelines has traditionally attracted many of Miami’s wealthiest residents and developers, while mainland neighborhoods lying farthest from the beach—often on higher elevations—have been among Miami’s most affordable. Rising sea levels are projected to invert this value...

Harvard University

 •  June 30

Gary Hilderbrand (MLA ’85), professor in practice of landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, will receive the 2017 Design Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), to be presented during the 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO in Los Angeles this fall. In its announcement of the award, ASLA describes...

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 •  June 28

Today, the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) premiered Richard Rogers’s Wimbledon House in London for the first time since restorations by British architect Philip Gumuchdjian and landscape architect Todd Longstaffe-Gowan (MLA ’84) began in 2015. The House, designed by Lord Rogers for his parents in the late 1960s, was gifted to Harvard GSD...

Harvard University

 •  June 28

The global challenges we face are more pressing than ever. Whether it is social equity or sustainability, public health or transportation, the Harvard University Graduate School of Design shapes the future design leaders who will address these complex issues. With a legacy of preparing critical thinkers and practitioners, the GSD has remained...

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 •  June 16

Growing Demand and Tight Supply are Lifting Home Prices and Rents, Fueling Concerns about Housing Affordability A decade after the onset of the Great Recession, the national housing market has, by many measures, returned to normal, according to the latest State of the Nation’s Housing report, being released today by the Joint Center for Housing...

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 •  June 13

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) revealed its centerpiece initiative, the HouseZero project, last month, and CGBC founding director Ali Malkawi recently conducted a Q&A with the Harvard Gazette to offer an inside look at the ambitious venture. “Being in a university setting and having the knowledge that we have accumulated,...

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 •  June 8

The Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to welcome Thomas Malone as the Pollman Fellow in Real Estate and Urban Development for the 2017–2018 academic year. Malone graduated from the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy this past year with a PhD in Urban Planning and Development. Prior to that, he earned an...

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 •  June 2

The Harvard University Graduate School of Design is pleased to name Chilean architect Samuel Bravo the winner of the 2017 Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 grant to support investigative approaches to contemporary design. His research proposal, Projectless: Architecture of Informal Settlements, focuses on traditional architectures and informal...

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 •  May 25

The Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Loeb Fellowship is pleased to announce the nine new Fellows that compose the incoming class of 2017–18. In the tradition of the 46-year-old program, these Fellows will spend the academic year in residence at the GSD. Over the course of the year, the Loeb Fellows take classes at the GSD and throughout...