Tag Archives: Adaptive reuse

Detroit Dispatch

When Maurice Cox (LF ’05) assumed leadership of the Detroit Planning Office, he staffed the office to reflect the population it serves. That and a few core principles–go into the neighborhoods, deliver on promises, demonstrate change from the start of … read more

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Alexandra Lange on Adriaan Geuze

Landscape master Adriaan Geuze has tweaked the topography of Governor’s Island in NYC to increase the suspense and drama of views that frame the Statue of Liberty and encompass Brooklyn, lower Manhattan, Jersey City, and Staten Island. In her first … read more

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A Cursory Sermon on Art and the City: Theaster Gates at Brandeis

Last week, LOEB alumnus Theaster Gates (LF ’11) joined the Brandeis University community as this year’s Fred and Rita Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life. Fellows are selected based on their demonstrated impact in “improving American society, strengthening democratic institutions, … read more

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Green Links for Community Change: A Loeb Fellowship Community Design Workshop

In keeping with the theme of the Loeb Fellowship 45th Reunion celebration, Designing for Change: Towards Equity and Resilience, Matt Kiefer (LF ‘96) and I, in partnership with Livable Streets, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and Boston Green Links, convened a … read more

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Loeb 45 Journal: Peter Vanderwarker's New Ideas About an Old City

Rounding out the second day of the Loeb 45th Anniversary Celebration and Alumni Reunion, artist Peter Vanderwarker (LF ’97) oriented the audience to Boston with a photo essay on the city and in particular, the Seaport District.

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Matthew Kiefer Honored

Historic Boston Inc. recently hailed 25 years of service by board president Matthew Kiefer (LF ’96), now transitioning to become co-chair of the organization’s board of advisors. During his leadership tenure the organization completed an impressive list of projects, including … read more

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Meet the 2016 Loebs Through Video

Learn about the 2015-16 Loeb Fellows, their work and their aspirations for the 2015-16 Loeb year.

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Plan the New Detroit with Maurice Cox

Maurice Cox (LF ’05), Detroit’s new Planning & Development Department director, is on the lookout for a deputy director who will help him build a new planning department and help transform a great American city. This is an exciting time … read more

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Cara Michell on Rebuilding Culture and Community

Doebele Fellow Cara Michell is spending her summer with Theaster Gates's (LF '11) Place Lab in the University of Chicago Arts & Public Life program. She spends time every week at Rebuild Foundation, where the community curates the culture. Read her report in … read more

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Champion of Neighborhoods: Maurice Cox in Detroit

Maurice Cox (LF ’02), Detroit’s new planning director, views the city through the lens of opportunity. While others can’t see beyond acres of abandoned land, he sees the walkable streets and neighborhood density that foster community and plenty of parks, … read more

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