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Jane Philbrick
Jane Philbrick
Jane Philbrick is an artist and Master in Design Studies candidate with a concentration in Critical Conservation. Jane is also Director of Communications of the GSD Real Estate Development Club.
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Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Reform: Where Do We Want to Go, What Is Possible, and How to Proceed

GSD senior research fellow Susan Fainstein provocatively launched a midday conversation with 2016 Loeb Senior Scholar David Harvey, renowned theorist on the work of Karl Marx and capital's role in the formation of urban spaces and consciousness. Pointedly highlighting the … read more

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Senior Loeb Scholar David Harvey: Toward an Alternative Urbanization

"There's always an inflection point in exponential curves," 2016 Senior Loeb Scholar David Harvey explains, characterizing the ferocious rate of global-scale development as a mathematical principle. Exponential curves "dawdle along pretty mildly; they go up, go up, go up, then -- voom!" … read more

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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: Interiority

"We are 'thing' people," said Billie Tsien, narrating a sequence of eclectic objects in last Tuesday's GSD lecture presented with partner Tod Williams. Together they lead their eponymous NYC architecture studio and are John C. Portman design critics at the … read more

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Mass Modern: The Culture of Modernism

In a collaboration with the Massachusetts Historical Museum and Docomomo New England, the Concord Museum hosted the second lecture in its four-part Mass Modern series, exploring the laboratory of ideas and design that transformed Boston's historic streetscape and skyline in … read more

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Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now

The issue, simply stated, is that market rate housing exceeds the budgets of most New Yorkers.                                                 … read more

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Loeb 45 Journal: Michael Kimmelman, Status Update and Challenge

Leadership is the “unsung value” of the Loeb Fellowship – in fact it is the critical value. –Deborah Goddard, LF ’03 and Loeb Alumni Council President From his multiple perspectives as architecture critic, art historian and contemporary art critic (and classically … read more

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Coming to Table: The Black in Design Food Justice, Race and Design Panel

Can "healthy" food taste good? Food is the "social capital" of a community. Build an ecosystem where everything has meaning. We’re at war with Tony the Tiger. When something doesn’t taste good, it’s like "Who was in the kitchen?!" The … read more

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The Adventurers and the Champion

The 2015-16 Loeb Fellows were introduced to the GSD and wider University community this week in a lunchtime series of presentations in which each set out goals for their Fellowship year. The passionate first-person narratives were compelling, and I found … read more

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