Tag Archives: Architecture
The Loeb Fellowship welcomes architect Richard Rogers and chef Ruth Rogers to the Graduate School of Design this week for the Senior Loeb Scholar residency. October 18: Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities Annual Lecture by Richard Rogers, 6:30-8:30 … read more
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
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
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).
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.
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
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.
The 9/11 Memorial in lower Manhattan is receiving a great deal of attention on the 15th anniversary of the catastrophe, but one of the planes, Flight 93, came down in a remote area of Pennsylvania, where the barriers to completing … read more
Designing and building museum spaces require specialized knowledge and considerations, expertise Deborah Frieden (LF ’07) amassed as senior manager and project director for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. She is currently bringing her 25+ years of experience in … read more