Tag Archives: Public interest design

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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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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Architecture Film Soirée: “Francis Kéré: An Architect Between”

The architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has combined European architectural knowledge with traditional West African building techniques to improve social, economic, and political environments in his native Burkina Faso and other countries. Tomorrow a program of short films about his work will … read more

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Announcing the Selkregg Loeb Fellowship Innovation Fund

During his Loeb Fellowship year, Leif L. Selkregg (LF ’89) discovered his community at Harvard. “Being a Loeb Fellow was a special life experience—a gift of exposure to opportunities and connections to people,” Selkregg said. He has acknowledged the strength … read more

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Alessandro Petti’s Design Approach for Refugees

In these days of heightened awareness and higher stakes for refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants, it is good to hear from people who understand the experiences of displaced persons, and Alessandro Petti and his wife Sandi Hilal are in demand.

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Seeking J. Max Bond Center Director–apply by 4/16

The J. Max Bond Architecture Center for a Just City at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture seeks a new Director, who will be appointed at the rank of professor or associate professor. JMBC was founded in 2011 with the belief that … read more

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Rudy Bruner Award Finalists Announced

The votes are in, and the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence has announced the 5 finalists for its 2017 Gold and Silver medal prizes. Look for the New Orleans Iberville housing project by Redmellon, Neal Morris’s (LF ’10) firm, … 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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Housing and Policy in an Aging America–Panel discussion 3/6

Loeb Emi Kiyota (founder of Ibasho) will be part of a March 6 panel discussion, Housing and Policy in an Aging America, sponsored by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard GSD.  She’ll be joined by Ann Forsyth (professor … read more

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Detroit Collaborative Design Center Earns Whitney Young Award

For 23 years the Detroit Collaborative Design Center has worked to bring the voices of all citizens to bear on the design of cities. From its base in the School of Architecture at the University of Detroit Mercy, DCDC’s teams … read more

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