Karen Abrams (LF ’17) finds the concept of placemaking has a disturbing resonance with the worst excesses of colonialism: an erasure of the presence and culture of the indigenous population. She contemplates recent developments in Harlem and makes her argument … read more
Category Archives: Loeb Fellows
From time to time the Boston Society of Architects recognizes an individual whose contributions to the community are of outstanding significance and value. This year the BSA plans to honor Matthew Kiefer (LF ’96) at its Annual Meeting in December, … read more
Rob Lane (LF ’09) is eager to share his recent efforts to place community planning into the hands of those who actually use urban spaces. He has just launched the Better Town Toolkit, a web-based community planning resource in the … read more
Alexandra Lange (LF ’14) will be a featured panelist for a discussion examining the influence of Mid-Century Japanese American Designers, part of Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonia at AIA NY. When: Monday July 10, 6-9 pm. Where: Center for … read more
Hear Phil Freelon (LF '90) talk about founding one of the largest African American-owned architecture firms, creating the newest Smithsonian museum, and his passion for designing places where the public can convene. He’s one of the Urban Land Institute’s Leading Voices.
This summer Doebele Community Service Fellows are supporting community engagement and programming for the elderly, advancing community led design-build initiatives, and reanimating derelict neighborhoods. Carissa McLane Connelly (MUP, MDeS ‘18) is working on strategic and project level planning with Emi … read more
Pop-up Resource Village is mobile and temporary structures that can lessen the economic and social isolation many communities face. It’s “pop-up” civic resources–education, services, culture, and entrepreneurship opportunities–that are necessary to enable under-resourced communities to thrive. And it’s one of … read more
If you are a fan of the podcast “99% Invisible,” you might have heard Mark Lamster (LF '17) recently weighing in on the tradition and collapse of ballpark design. If not, give a listen to “In the Same Ballpark”–Lamster appears around … read more
The site visits are completed, the selection committee has ruled, and word is out that Redmoon Restoration and Development, headed by Neal Morris (LF ’10), has taken a silver Rudy Bruner Award. It’s 26 historic homes turned into jewel-like residences for … read more
Anthony Flint’s (LF '01) reasons for being a soccer coach, despite being “the least suited person imaginable for the job,” are something parents will understand. It’s humbling. Read more.