Tag Archives: Public space

Johnstown Riverwall Charrette

The economic decline that accompanied the collapse of the steel industry in western Pennsylvania has been a persistent problem for the flood-prone city of Johnstown, where Thaddeus Pawlowski (LF '15) grew up. But city leaders committed to revitalization have been shifting their … 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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Putting the Public in Public Parks

When Charles McKinney (LF ’94) and the NYC Parks Department opened the door to other people's ideas in Riverside Park, they learned that neighbors were very motivated when they were implementing their own plans. The trick was to shape the … read more

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Design Trust Fellowship–Apply by 4/13

The Design Trust for Public Space has announced its new Equitable Public Space Fellowship for a recent graduate.  The Design Trust, a nonprofit headed by Susan Chin (LF ’00) and dedicated to the future of public space, brings together city … read more

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Azzurra Cox on Parks on the March in Bolivia

Within a week of arriving in La Paz, Bolivia, for her Penny White Fund Award trip, Loeblogger Azzurra Cox (MLA) knew she had to write about it. She had found herself in “a city-landscape like no other,” traversing the city … read more

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Urban Parks: The New Battleground in the Reviving City

The Loeb Fellowship welcomed architecture critic and passionate urbanist Inga Saffron (LF ‘12) to give the 10th annual Loeb lecture last week, the final GSD lecture of the year. Loeb fellows past and present joined the GSD community in Piper … read more

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Ben Hamilton-Baillie Talks with CNU

Taming traffic without traffic lights? Ben Hamilton-Baillie’s (LF '01) proved it can be done in Poynton, England, and he thinks it can work in the US. Congress for the New Urbanism debriefs the “shared streets guy” on challenging the accepted … read more

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