Tag Archives: Historic preservation

Charles Birnbaum, ASLA Honor Recipient

The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the 2017 Honor Recipients and Charles Birnbaum (LF '98) is one. The jury lauded The Cultural Landscape Foundation that Birnbaum founded, "a powerful vehicle that is an important advocate for the profession." … read more

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Landslide 2017: Call for Nominations

Combat the growing threat to public parks and open space. The Cultural Landscape Foundation has issued a call for nominations for the 2017 Landslide. This year's theme–Open Season on Open Space–calls attention to those cultural landscapes that are threatened by new construction … read more

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Boston Harbor Now Seeks Planning Director

Boston Harbor Now, an exciting new civic organization in Boston, is looking for a Director of Planning who will lead the organization’s planning work to develop a comprehensive plan for Boston Harbor. The aim is a 21st century guide to addressing … read more

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To Get to a Rudy Bruner Award Winner

The Rudy Bruner Award winner will be announced in June, and in the meantime the RBA team is on the road, visiting finalists before deliberations. Recently they were in New Orleans to get an up-close view of Iberville Offsite Rehabs, historic … read more

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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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Tony Pangaro, Architect of a Renaissance

Tony Pangaro’s (LF '75) “ fingerprints are all over the gleaming bookend towers that signal and support Downtown Crossing’s soaring renewal.” So says a recent Boston Globe column that celebrates the path of that success and Pangaro’s role in it. … read more

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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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Refugee Heritage: Project and Panel 3/4

Every now and again it’s good to look up from our national turmoil to see what the rest of the world is dealing with. The European Conference 2017, a collaboration of the Harvard Kennedy School, Business School, Law School, Graduate … read more

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Pershing Park Update

Charles Birnbaum (LF '98) continues to observe that the designs for the new World War I Memorial on the site of historic Pershing Park in Washington, DC, fail to preserve the integrity of the park and in fact eliminate some of its … read more

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Heralding a Pioneer of Public Interest Landscape Design: exhibit through 4/16

A new travelling exhibit, The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin, now open through April 16 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, is a celebration of the life and work of this influential landscape architect, coinciding with the centennial of … read more

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