Last week Richard and Ruth Rogers visited the GSD for the seventh year of the Senior Loeb Scholars program. Lord Rogers spoke twice publicly over the week, on Tuesday giving the annual lecture for the Harvard Center for Green Buildings … read more
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Mark Lamster, architecture critic for the Dallas Morning News, introduced himself and his work to the Harvard GSD community and explained how Dallas has earned the name Paradox City.
Heather Tremain (LF ’09) has been appointed CEO of Options for Homes, Canada's largest nonprofit for affordable home ownership, in Toronto. She is taking the reins from founding director Mike Labbé, who applauds her “development smarts and social conscience.”
William J. Geary (LF ’88) has been appointed to coordinate revitalization efforts in Quincy Center, Massachusetts, on behalf of the Quincy city administration. Geary’s executive leadership in both private and public sectors has prepared him well to manage the complexities … read more
Euneika Rogers-Sipp helps Deep South communities with a rich agricultural heritage but persistent poverty transform to sustain a better quality of life for their residents. Her particular talent lies in helping communities recognize the value of their assets to uncover … read more
Janelle Chan found inspiration in the resilience and tenaciousness of Boston’s Chinatown community, which reclaimed a part of the city that had been taken away during urban renewal. She views herself as an enabler: helping residents keep their goals for … read more
Dean Mohsen Mostafavi has announced the appointment of Toni L. Griffin (LF ‘98) as Professor in Practice of Urban Planning at the GSD, where she will lead a Design Lab this spring.
Neha Bhatt wants to be close to decision makers so she can help them make change happen. When she began to work in local government, she was surprised not to find the gridlock she expected; instead she came to appreciate the … read more
Shane Endicott has made a career of unearthing and elevating untapped resources; he built Our United Villages to reclaim and redistribute old building parts that were destined for landfill. By creating jobs and recycling construction materials, his organization has advanced … read more
In all Arif Khan’s activities–transforming parking lots into gardens, coordinating disaster response, creating the first UN food garden, raking Harvard Yard, or building partnerships for the UN World Humanitarian Summit–he’s creating bridges among different interests and ideas. He likes being … read more