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Janet Echelman Awarded USA Fellowship

Browse the website of United States Artists and you can’t miss the photo of Janet Echelman’s gorgeous sculpture flying over the Boston Greenway. She’s been named a USA Fellow this year in architecture and design, one of eight creative disciplines … read more

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Announcing the Phil Freelon Fellowship

Philip Freelon (LF '90) was in town last week to join the festivities to inaugurate the new Phil Freelon Fellowship.

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Senior Loeb Scholar Richard Rogers at the GSD

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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Richard Rogers on the Civic Role of the Architect, 10/19

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McGuigan on Architecture and the History of Race

Cathleen McGuigan, editor of Architectural Record and LF ’93, celebrates the places where long buried African American history “is now emerging into the light, capped by the triumph of African American achievement—or dominance—in every aspect of our culture and society.” … read more

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Alexandra Lange on the New African American Museum

Alexandra Lange explores the new National Museum of African American History and Culture and appraises its physical and symbolic success in rendering a critical missing dimension of the American experience. She finds that “The placement of the NMAAHC, whose exhibits … read more

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Grand Opening: National Museum of African American History and Culture

The buzz in DC last weekend was all about the opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, designed by Phil Freelon (LF ‘90, lead architect) and David Adjaye (lead designer).

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Alessandro Petti

From his experience living and working among refugees, Alessandro Petti discusses the “architecture of exile,” and cites some surprising truths about life in the camps.

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2017 Rudy Bruner Award Accepting Applications

Submissions are now being accepted for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, celebrating urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban … read more

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