Tag Archives: Placemaking

The Owl is a Phoenix–Arif Khan’s experiment in rural placemaking

What happens when two “liberal elite” Muslims open a bar in Trump territory? It’s a question to which Arif Khan (LF ’16) and his wife Sabeen Hasan are finding answers since they fell in love with an abandoned country wayside … 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 2017-18. 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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Susan Chin Wins 2017 National Design Award

The Cooper Hewitt has announced the 2017 winners of the National Design Awards, and honored for Corporate and Institutional Achievement is the Design Trust for Public Space, Susan Chin’s (LF ’00) organization “at the forefront of shaping New York City’s … read more

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Charles McKinney to be Honored–6/7

Charles McKinney (LF '94) will be receiving the Robert M. Morgenthau Citizenship Award at the Riverside Park Conservancy's Spring Gala on June 7. Get all the details and be on hand to celebrate his great achievements.

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Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit

Please join us for the Annual Loeb Fellowship Lecture: Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit Speaker: Steve Lewis (LF '07), Urban Design Director, Central District, Detroit Department of Planning and Development When: Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:30 pm … read more

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Job Opportunity: Team Better Block Project Planner

Better Block projects are temporary block level interventions that demonstrate a series of rapid fixes in communities across the US. The organization is seeking a project planner who will play a crucial role in collaboratively growing the firm and its … read more

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Job Opportunity: Detroit Director of Parks and Open Space

The City of Detroit is a seeking a Director of Parks and Open Space to oversee the city’s 5,000 acres of parkland and lead an effort to reimagine and expand the park system in Detroit. This is an unprecedented opportunity … 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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A Midwest Renaissance: Reinvention and Renewal

Starting with a Community Service Fellowship during the summer of 2016, landscape architect Chris Merritt (MLA ’17) has immersed himself in study of the urban revitalization of the American Heartland with help from Loebs who know the landscape and the … read more

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