Tag Archives: Disaster recovery

Introducing the 2018 Loeb Fellows

The Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design is pleased to announce the incoming class of 2018. Each year the Fellowship selects a group of exceptional midcareer practitioners whose work has influenced the built and natural environment, for a year … read more

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Brett Moore, After the Fellowship

Some Loebs take a little time to decide their next move when the Loeb Fellowship year concludes. For Brett Moore (LF '16), opportunity came knocking midway through the year, and he credits the Fellowship with helping him know he was … read more

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Innovation from Crisis: A Permanent Shelter Project in Somalia

LOEBlogger Carly James was “thrown into the deep end” to lead an impact evaluation of World Vision Somalia’s long term shelter work in the state of Puntland. Her work is on display at the Design for Recovery: Fieldwork in Nepal & … read more

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Healing from Within

An exhibit at the Royal Institute of British Architecture in London is finding the opportunity in catastrophe, showing the ways architects have responded to disasters over time. In a CityLab article about the show, Loeb Fellow Brett Moore talks about the … 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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Matthew Kiefer on a Restoration Tragedy

Ten years after Katrina devastated New Orleans, analysts and planners are still mining the lessons to inform better choices in service of equity and resilience. Matthew Kiefer (LF '96) casts his canny eye on the aftermath of catastrophe and suggests some basic … read more

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The Adventurers and the Champion

The 2015-16 Loeb Fellows were introduced to the GSD and wider University community this week in a lunchtime series of presentations in which each set out goals for their Fellowship year. The passionate first-person narratives were compelling, and I found … read more

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New Orleans, Recovering

In her visit last fall to New Orleans with the Loeb Fellowship Fall Study Tour, Camilla Ween (LF ‘08) reflected on the devastation that followed Hurricane Katrina, in light of what she saw of the city’s recovery.

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Loeb Video Profile: Thaddeus Pawlowski

Thaddeus Pawlowski’s preparation for becoming a leader in disaster recovery planning began in childhood. The son of an architect and an activist, he was raised in a Pennsylvania town that was wiped out by floods 3 times. He sees disaster … read more

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Building Resilience: Can design make a difference?

This year’s Lincoln/Loeb Fellow Helen Lochhead has been following the progress of the Rebuild by Design teams and finds much to inspire hope for a more climate-resilient urban landscape.

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