Archinect - News 2016-10-01T16:44:50-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149969780/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-fall-16 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-09-21T14:42:00-04:00 >2016-09-29T11:55:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7o/7oryhsvgezt68ly2.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard Graduate School of Design</a> has a jam-packed series of events for this fall, including a stellar lineup of lecturers, a panel discussion celebrating Zaha Hadid, the &ldquo;Realities and Realms&rdquo; conference on&nbsp;computation and robotics in landscape architecture,&nbsp;exhibitions, afternoon talks, and more. Here's a selection of upcoming events:</p><p><strong>LECTURES</strong></p><p><strong>Oct 4</strong><br>Rem Koolhaas</p><p><strong>Oct 6</strong><br>Peter Latz / Latz + Partner</p><p><strong>Oct 13</strong><br>Tatiana Bilbao / Tatiana Bilbao Studio</p><p><strong>Oct 18</strong><br>Richard Rogers / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners</p><p><strong>Oct 20</strong><br>Charles Jencks</p><p><strong>Nov 2</strong><br>Stephen Ross / Relat...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969371/turn-the-lights-off-on-the-way-out-i-aki-balos-s-keynote-at-day-2-of-the-gsd-s-heliomorphism-conference Turn the lights off on the way out: Iñaki Ábalos's keynote at Day 2 of the GSD's Heliomorphism conference Anthony Morey 2016-09-19T19:31:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T22:56:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bp6ixmqaz4umxblm.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968937/thom-mayne-and-jeanne-gang-play-it-safe-with-heliomorphism-keynotes-at-the-gsd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Day one of Heliomorphism</a>, the inaugural conference convened by the new research arm of the Harvard Graduate School of Design&rsquo;s <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149964898/come-rain-or-shine-reviving-collective-urban-form-with-the-gsd-s-office-for-urbanization" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office for Urbanization</a>,&nbsp;ended with Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects finally breaking through the jargon and superficiality of the topic at hand. The theme of the environment, solar performance along with sustainability were all absorbed and raised to the echelon of where they should exist; as already built in qualities of any project, not a topic or excuse for architectural exuberance. Thom Mayne&rsquo;s ability to recognize and exploit this only provided further proof of the scale, method, and nature of his work as worthy of his recognition and role as a leader in the discipline.</p><p>Sadly, during the second and final day of the conference we found ourselves again forcibly located at the epicenter of Ivy League semantic blurring and Copernican alignments. Day one seemed to have fallen into the shadows of the tone and wording at hand. The day was kicked off with a s...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149968937/thom-mayne-and-jeanne-gang-play-it-safe-with-heliomorphism-keynotes-at-the-gsd Thom Mayne and Jeanne Gang play it safe with Heliomorphism keynotes at the GSD Anthony Morey 2016-09-16T18:23:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T22:53:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4avqypmug98lxzqd.jpg" width="514" height="167" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We once knew the world was flat.</p><p>We once knew earth was the center of the universe.</p><p>We once knew the sun was the center of the universe.</p><p>We once knew the Milky Way was the center of the universe.</p><p>Maybe the 3rd is not so far off in the end.</p><p>The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) officially launched its new research focused arm, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149964898/come-rain-or-shine-reviving-collective-urban-form-with-the-gsd-s-office-for-urbanization" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office for Urbanization</a>, with a conference titled 'Heliomorphism'. Research has a long and varied history at the GSD and of course at Harvard in general. Exploiting and creating these opportunities for collaboration and exploration of disciplinary topics are at the highest aspirations for the Office.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/59/59lye2ylwxbxeb32.jpg"></p><p>Its goal is thus to become a transdisciplinary initiative designed to focus the intellectual and practical capabilities of the School on a range of applied design research projects, attendant to the contemporary city. While the school itself already contains a plethora of Design Labs, Groups, Lectures and conferences, the Office of Urbanization hopes to distinguish...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962827/open-call-masks-the-journal-faux-fami-lies Open Call : MASKS the Journal // FAUX FAMI(lies) Anthony Morey 2016-08-11T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-08-13T00:23:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kf/kf16ld3buly3alns.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>MASKS</strong>&nbsp;is an independent journal of dissimulation in art | architecture | design&nbsp;founded in 2015 by Clemens Finkelstein and Anthony Morey&nbsp;while being graduate students in the History and Philosophy of Design at Harvard University.</p><p><strong>Faux Families&nbsp;</strong>exploits our insatiable longing for&nbsp;be-longing.&nbsp;It infiltrates our conscious and unconscious disciplinary behavior.&nbsp;Conceived at a time that has been dubbed&nbsp;<em>the age after-belonging</em>, the upcoming issue of&nbsp;<strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>will take a&nbsp;closer&nbsp;look at the structures of connectivity and the patterns of disconnection at work&nbsp;<a href="http://www.masksthejournal.com/1-faux-families/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&hellip;</a></p><p>//</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>is a questing spirit for everything exploring the aggregate of present, past and future disciplinary structures in and between the fields of art, architecture and design.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>challenges the basic assumption of the dialectic reality/fiction. Fictional narratives become reality through ritualistic events. MASKS is the shaman that performs these rituals.</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>believes in the performance of appearance, not the predetermined disciplin...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946226/2016-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-maio-s-anna-puigjaner-for-kitchenless-city-proposal 2016 Wheelwright Prize awarded to MAIO's Anna Puigjaner for “Kitchenless City” proposal Justine Testado 2016-05-19T14:23:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T01:10:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ue/uekvxo2rbfjimxk4.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The coveted 2016 Wheelwright Prize went to Anna Puigjaner, cofounder of Barcelona-based MAIO Studios...[who] won for her proposal &ldquo;Kitchenless City: Architectural Systems for Social Welfare&rdquo;. Using shared domestic spaces as a starting point, Puigjaner will spend the next two years studying various collective housing models in China, Korea, India, Russia, Sweden, and Brazil aiming to find new design solutions that address persistent housing dilemmas worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mfpx385nzzvogpg.jpg"><br><em>Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Studios cofounder.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/de/dejxyf9dvvujkb9d.jpg"><br><em>MAIO Studio, Barcelona, 2011-12.&nbsp;Photo credit: Jos&eacute; Hevia.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4p/4p5u5bup4112dhz7.jpg"><br><em>Floating Columns, Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2015. Photo credit: David Schalliol.</em></p><p>The jury cited Puigjaner's proposal&nbsp;for its relevancy to the ongoing housing issues occurring throughout the world and the need for new housing models, as cities struggle to keep up with adequate housing due to rapid urbanization.&nbsp;</p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4892/anna-puigjaner-of-maio-studios-wins-2016-wheelwright-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936882/four-2016-wheelwright-finalists-to-compete-for-100k-travel-grant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Four 2016 Wheelwright finalists to compete for $100K travel grant</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149936882/four-2016-wheelwright-finalists-to-compete-for-100k-travel-grant Four 2016 Wheelwright finalists to compete for $100K travel grant Justine Testado 2016-03-28T20:21:00-04:00 >2016-04-08T02:02:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l3/l3kxaew8arc4lmyu.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's already that time of year when the Harvard Graduate School of Design will soon award their next Wheelwright Prize recipient. First established by the school in 1935, the prestigious prize is a $100,000 travel architectural research grant awarded to one lucky early-career architect. Out of nearly 200 applicants from 45 countries for 2016, the jury selected four finalists.</p></em><br /><br /><p>They are:</p><p><strong>Samuel Bravo</strong>, Samuel Bravo Arquitecto | Santiago, Chile</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6p/6puo338t160j6hw2.jpg"></p><p><strong>Matilde Cassani</strong> | Milan, Italy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ns/nslrk8y16tuvgcnd.jpg"></p><p><strong>Anna Puigjaner</strong>, MAIO | Barcelona, Spain</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cg/cg5u4pew25lboi9c.jpg"></p><p><strong>Pier Paolo Tamburelli</strong>, baukuh architects | Milan and Genoa, Italy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eu/eu2x2x2i932c5cho.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4787/four-2016-wheelwright-prize-finalists-from-chile-italy-and-spain-to-compete-for-100k-grant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> to learn more about them.</p><p>Previous Wheelwright Prize coverage on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/126385121/2015-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-erik-l-heureux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 Wheelwright Prize awarded to Erik L&rsquo;Heureux</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/124454865/harvard-gsd-announces-2015-wheelwright-prize-finalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard GSD announces 2015 Wheelwright Prize finalists</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100185299/jose-m-ahedo-wins-the-2014-wheelwright-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jose M. Ahedo wins the 2014 Wheelwright Prize</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148349623/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-spring-16 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Spring '16 Justine Testado 2016-02-17T14:50:00-05:00 >2016-02-27T23:50:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tc/tcrhwyqqhzowovur.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2016</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>In all its colorful gradient glory, next up is the Spring '16 lecture program poster from the <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard University Graduate School of Design</a>.</p><p><strong>**Update</strong>: Please note that Toyo Ito's lecture has been rescheduled to March 7 at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>Listed below are upcoming events.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Feb 23</strong><br>Noontime GSD Talks<br>Innovate: Jennifer Bonner, MArch '09; Asst. Professor of Architecture</p><p><strong>Feb 25</strong><br>Jean-Louis Cohen / Institute of Fine Arts, New York University</p><p><strong>Mar 8</strong><br>Discussion<br>Radical Practice: Julia King, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/53011612/susan-surface" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Susan Surface</a>, and Others</p><p><strong>**Rescheduled to Mar 7</strong><br>Toyo Ito&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Mar 11</strong><br>Doctoral Program Con...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147427889/frank-gehry-is-the-first-architect-to-be-awarded-the-harvard-arts-medal Frank Gehry is the first architect to be awarded the Harvard Arts Medal Alexander Walter 2016-02-05T14:42:00-05:00 >2016-02-11T21:23:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q1/q1e18uht33fv8au7.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architect Frank Gehry has been named the recipient of the 2016 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President&nbsp;Drew Gilpin Faust&nbsp;at a ceremony on&nbsp;Thursday, April 28. The ceremony, presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, will include a discussion with Gehry moderated by actor&nbsp;John Lithgow, who is host of the event. This marks the first time that the Harvard Arts Medal has been awarded to an architect.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related FOG stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147370852/frank-gehry-and-maya-lin-find-their-ancestral-roots-on-pbs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry and Maya Lin find their ancestral roots on PBS</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139820567/does-frank-gehry-or-his-firm-have-what-it-takes-to-save-the-la-river" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Does Frank Gehry &ndash; or his firm &ndash; have what it takes to save the LA River?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137417429/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-lacma-s-frank-gehry-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's critical round-up of LACMA's Frank Gehry exhibition</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/140875921/the-gsd-vs-the-sea-school-s-new-office-for-urbanization-tackles-climate-change-in-miami-beach The GSD vs. the sea: school's new Office for Urbanization tackles climate change in Miami Beach Julia Ingalls 2015-11-11T12:58:00-05:00 >2015-11-18T00:18:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ql/qlcpof98j76i6wju.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The times&mdash;specifically, the sea levels&mdash;are a changin'. Luckily, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135650564/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-fall-15" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard's Graduate School of Design</a> has just launched a new initiative, the Office for Urbanization, to start amassing design research for new urban realities for cities around the world. The Office is described as being "a venue for the advancement of knowledge on the role of design research in relation to the social and environmental challenges associated with ongoing urbanization."&nbsp;The first project for the Office takes on the challenges facing <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103936244/miami-the-great-world-city-is-drowning-while-the-powers-that-be-look-away" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miami Beach</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bm/bmy6mh8pf9ckatus.jpg"></p><p>As founding director <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/88536/new-landscape-architecture-chair-gsd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charles Waldheim</a>, the John E. Irving Professor of Landscape Architecture, explained,&nbsp;&ldquo;This foundational project of the Office for Urbanization will examine the implications of rising sea levels and increased storm events on the economy and ecology, infrastructure and identity of Miami Beach in relation to its metropolitan and regional contexts. The study will develop design strategies and scenarios to mitigate present threats and to anticipate ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135650564/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-fall-15 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Fall '15 Justine Testado 2015-09-01T15:29:00-04:00 >2015-09-01T14:31:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8owfheu554pzv5m.jpg" width="514" height="766" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is ready for another school year.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next featured poster comes from the <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard University Graduate School of Design</a>. Their Fall '15 lecture events start this Thursday, September 3.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are selected upcoming events. Lectures are free and open to the public.</p><p><strong>Sept 3</strong><br>Farshid Moussavi / Farshid Moussavi Architecture, London</p><p><strong>Sept 8</strong><br>Charles Waldheim / John E. Irving Professor of Landscape Architecture</p><p><strong>Sept 10</strong><br>DISCUSSION: Housing&mdash;What Next?<br>With Eric Bunge, Hilde Heynen, Niklas Maak, Ir&eacute;n&eacute;e Scalbert, and others<br>Moderated by Mohsen Mostafavi</p><p><strong>Sept 15</strong><br>Jonathan Olivares / Jonathan Oli...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134524451/editor-s-picks-427 Editor's Picks #427 Nam Henderson 2015-08-17T23:40:00-04:00 >2015-09-10T03:01:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/on/onj1qkzuu9ag0uta.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For <strong>Screen/Print #36</strong>: <a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;highlighted an essay by "<em>Well, Well, Well</em>", <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/134197676/screen-print-36-harvard-design-magazine-s-well-well-well" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the fortieth issue from Harvard Design Magazine</a>,&nbsp;which is focused on the "<em>landscape of health and illness</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8i/8i5w1vnbdase51ua.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;<br><strong>News&nbsp;</strong><br>Carter B. Horsley criticized&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133950651/the-new-laguardia-airport-not-functional-not-inspiring-not-an-icon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The New LaGuardia Airport: as being Not Functional, Not Inspiring, Not an Icon</a>.</p><p><strong>midlander</strong> countered "<em>I'd love to see some plans - it's hard to figure out the scale of things or the circulation strategy from these little renderings...While I appreciate Horsley's criticism, he seems to be missing a sense of perspective on this. For example when he suggests adding a direct subway link to Manhattan would be an inconsequential couple million. Off by a factor of 5,000 or so I think.</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pu/puwqv5f3emouf921.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2501/j-mayer-h-und-partner-architekten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">J. MAYER H.</a> founder J&uuml;rgen Mayer H., <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132034420/let-j-rgen-mayer-h-help-plan-your-next-trip-to-berlin-with-his-own-travel-tips" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shared</a> his list of places to see and places to eat at in Berlin.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/28123658/stephanie-braconnier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stephanie Braconnier</a>&nbsp;thought it was a "<em>Sweet list</em>"&nbsp;but warned "<em>I wouldn't go to teufelsberg anymore unless you are willing to pay one of the scary thugs who hang around to let you in</em>"...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/128186493/graham-foundation-announces-2015-individual-grants Graham Foundation Announces 2015 Individual Grants Julia Ingalls 2015-05-27T19:21:00-04:00 >2015-06-04T13:19:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vp/vpv3cuduuen43uvg.jpg" width="514" height="666" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/31696/olafur-eliasson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olafur Eliasson</a>, Charles Rice and Iwan Baan are among the artists, scholars, photographers, and other architecturally-oriented professionals who are being awarded individual grants by the Graham Foundation this evening. The awards ceremony and reception, which is being <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdrgi6z1ntk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">live streamed</a> as of 6 PM CDT, is being held in The Madlener House, the foundation's headquarters since 1963.&nbsp;This year, the foundation is awarding $490,000 in grants for 63 projects to individuals who "advance new scholarship in the field&nbsp;of architecture, fuel creative experimentation and critical dialogue, and expand opportunities for public engagement with architecture and its role in contemporary society."&nbsp;The list of presenters at the ceremony includes&nbsp;Noritaka Minami,&nbsp;Candace Taylor, Lluis Ortega, and Tiffany Lambert, all of whom are 2015 grant winners.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cm/cmphhotvf737r0rl.jpg"></p><p>There are five principal categories in which the awards have been granted: Exhibition, Film/Video/New Media, Public Program, Publication, and Research. Some of the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124454865/harvard-gsd-announces-2015-wheelwright-prize-finalists Harvard GSD announces 2015 Wheelwright Prize finalists Alexander Walter 2015-04-03T20:43:00-04:00 >2015-04-06T14:46:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rd/rdhx6hcj9h4dr02q.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three finalists have been announced for the 2015 Wheelwright Prize today: Erik L&rsquo;Heureux &mdash; Pencil Office, Singapore Malkit Shoshan &mdash; FAST, Amsterdam Quynh Vantu &mdash; Studio Quynh Vantu, London The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) &mdash; hosting the prestigious prize since 1935 &mdash; made the selection from a pool of nearly 200 applicants from 51 countries this year.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/120521346/harvard-gsd-to-host-talk-on-habitation-in-extreme-environments-alpine-shelter-exhibition-this-friday Harvard GSD to host talk on "Habitation in Extreme Environments: Alpine Shelter" exhibition this Friday Justine Testado 2015-02-11T18:58:00-05:00 >2015-02-11T21:08:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vb/vbsurwd4jdekmk9o.jpg" width="514" height="772" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Curated by Spela Videcnik, Rok Oman, and John T. Dunlop (Design Critic in Housing and Urban Development), the "Habitation in Extreme Environments: Alpine Shelter" exhibition currently at the Harvard GSD presents a prototypical alpine shelter that students designed in <a href="http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k103976" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">an option studio</a> this past fall. A public lecture and discussion by Spela Videcnik will formally introduce the topic this Friday, February 13 at Gund Hall. The exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ak/akk1nvz9q00m7cbv.jpg"></p><p>Guided by instructors Spela Videcnik and Rok Oman of Ljubljana-based OFIS arhitekti, the studio focused on investigating architectural solutions and responses to extreme climatic conditions, specifically referring to the ongoing heavy wintry conditions that ravage the North region of the U.S. The students researched traditional European alpine settlements in an effort to find new architectural solutions fit for a North American context.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ai/ai353s8yg1au0cmk.jpg"></p><p>The prototype shelter that will be presented at this Friday's lecture prov...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/119906225/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-spring-15 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-02-03T19:19:00-05:00 >2015-02-12T18:43:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/pyanaeeppy8w74aw.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming Evening Events only. Unless noted, lectures take place at Piper Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Times and additional details in the thumbnail below.</p><p><em>Feb 3</em><br><strong>"Writing Architecture</strong>"<br>Christopher Hawthorne, Florencia Rodriguez, Michael Sorkin and Oliver Wainwright on criticism today; moderated by Michael Hays</p><p><em>Feb 5</em><br><strong>On Dualisms</strong><br>I&ntilde;aki &Aacute;balos and Renata Sentkiewicz in conversation with Enrique Walker</p><p><em>Feb 6</em><br><strong><em>Cold Storage </em></strong>(2015) film screening + discussi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113982402/yaohua-wang-wins-2014-harvard-gsd-thesis-prize-with-salvaged-stadium Yaohua Wang wins 2014 Harvard GSD thesis prize with “Salvaged Stadium” Justine Testado 2014-11-18T20:58:00-05:00 >2014-11-21T06:55:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8m/8myhs9zjr6ugg82o.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recent Harvard Graduate School of Design graduate Yaohua Wang finished his M.Arch program on a high note by winning the 2014 James Templeton Kelley Prize for Best M.Arch II Thesis for his project, "Salvaged Stadium". Although Wang doesn't win an award every single time for his projects, his intricate ideas have spurred some debate in the past.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>Salvaged Stadium</em> explores the notion of finding architecture's "hidden dimension". In the introduction, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/28312592/yaohua-wang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yaohua Wang</a> writes:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fp/fpmivhtv13x0r5zg.jpg"></p><p>"Let&rsquo;s begin with a joke. A man went into a restaurant, and he asked the waitress; 'Can I have a coffee without milk, please.' The waitress answers: 'Sorry we don&rsquo;t have milk today, can I give you a coffee without cream.' For me, this is a very interesting moment. It reveals that what you don&rsquo;t get is also defining what you get, the hidden dimension behind the appearance. How could architecture gain this hidden dimension, beyond the physical form?"</p><p>Learn more about Salvaged Stadium on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/yaohua_wang_wins_2014_harvard_gsd_thesis_prize_with_salvaged_stadium/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>. You can also watch the animated story below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112808383/schools-shuffle-and-museums-move-forward-weekly-news-round-up-for-october-27-2014 Schools shuffle and museums move forward: Weekly News Round-Up for October 27, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-11-03T20:29:00-05:00 >2014-11-03T20:30:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g9/g9344ae3jv5yf330.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, October 31:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a>: Facing the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">loss of its accreditation</a> in 2017, the school is considering independent incorporation in order to continue operating.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, October 30:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Archinect's Lexicon: &quot;Anthropocene&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112035318/archinect-s-lexicon-anthropocene" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Lexicon: "Anthropocene"</a>: Recognizing that&nbsp;"Architecture notoriously appropriates and invents new language &ndash; sometimes to make appeals, sometimes to fill conceptual gaps, sometimes nonsensically", Archinect's new series will create a lexicon of (mostly new) discursive architectural terms.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, October 29:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435990/relocation-or-adaptation-s-o-paulo-nears-collapse-as-drought-continues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues</a>: Partially due to climate change and deforestation, major reservoirs are dangerously low and cities in S&atilde;o Paulo are beginning to go dry.</li><li><a title="Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435177/sn-hetta-to-take-over-sf-development-project-near-civic-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center</a>: The condo design originally was given to <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4912/richard-meier-partners-architects-llp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier</a>, and may involve relocating the adjacent subway stop at Civic Center in downtown San Francisco.</li><li><a title="The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an Opening Date: Fall 2015" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112418303/the-broad-kinda-sorta-has-an-opening-date-fall-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/108096093/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-fall-14 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-03T13:20:00-04:00 >2014-09-12T01:03:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c9/c9iipmfrrrvazxru.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Wednesday&rsquo;s poster comes from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, whose Fall '14 lecture series is packed with popular speakers, conferences, symposia, talks, and a film screening.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are Evening Programs only. Unless indicated, Evening Programs take place at Piper Auditorium. Find times and additional details in the PDF or the thumbnail below.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 4</em><br>Bjarke Ingels / Bjarke Ingels Group, NY, Copenhagen, Beijing</p><p><em>Sept. 12-13</em><br>GSD Design Weekend + Campaign Launch<br>Grounded Visionaries with Jeanne Gang, Rem Koolhaas, Lars Le...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102646363/koolhaas-guides-viewers-through-bustling-lagos-in-this-interactive-documentary Koolhaas guides viewers through bustling Lagos in this interactive documentary Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-24T18:51:00-04:00 >2014-07-02T19:19:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0x/0xo53qs2fdr8s93d.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The documentary <em><a href="http://www.submarine.nl/#!/project/lagos-wide-and-close-web/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lagos Wide and Close - An Interactive Journey into an Exploding City</a></em><a href="http://www.submarine.nl/#!/project/lagos-wide-and-close-web/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>,</em></a>&nbsp;arose from Rem Koolhaas' 2001 visit to Lagos, Nigeria with filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak, hoping to document a phase in one of Africa's fastest growing cities. The doc's unique direction allows viewers to switch between two video and three audio channels in realtime, mixing and matching different perspectives on the city. At once documenting Lagos from the personal perspective of bus driver Olawole Busayo ("Close"), and an aerial urban view ("Wide"), the interactive piece samples from Busayo's daily journey, interviews with Lagos' citizens, and comments by Koolhaas.</p><p>After visiting in 2001, Koolhaas continued to research Lagos throughout the early 'aughts with the Project on the City at Harvard's GSD, leading to the interactive documentary's release on DVD in 2004. The film is now <a href="http://lagos.submarinechannel.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">available to experience online</a>, where viewers can take full advantage of the multi-modal storytelling, and flip through ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98028871/wheelwright-prize-2014-finalists-announced Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced Justine Testado 2014-04-14T14:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-15T12:00:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y2/y289y5jk8f8kc8x5.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Seven finalists have been announced for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/91234757/100-000-wheelwright-prize-details-announced-for-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Wheelwright Prize 2014</a>. Established by Harvard GSD in 1935, the prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to an early-career architect worldwide whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design. Since 2013, the prize is applicable to any architect who graduated within the last 15 years from a professionally accredited architecture degree program. Emphasizing international research, the winner must spend at least six months working outside of their home country and not in the U.S.</p><p>The 2014 competition received nearly 200 submissions from 46 countries. This year's jury featured GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi; GSD professors; and architects Jorge Silvetti, I&ntilde;aki Abalos, and Silvia Benedito; Museum of Modern Art architecture curator Pedro Gadanho; New York architect Linda Pollak of Marpillero Pollak; and Shohei Shigematsu, partner of OMA and its New York office director.</p><p>The jury selected the following finalists:</p><p><strong>Jose...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93496344/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-spring-14 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-02-14T13:47:00-05:00 >2014-02-14T14:06:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dy/dyvp0ttwc0eetgh5.jpg" width="514" height="773" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. Be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Friday's poster comes from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, MA.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Below is a selection of upcoming evening lectures listed on the poster.&nbsp; Unless noted, events below will be at 6:30-8:00 pm at Piper Auditorium - Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. Free and open to the public.<br><br><strong>FEBRUARY</strong></p><p><em>Feb 14 </em><br>9:30 am-6:00 pm<br><strong>Symposium: "What Criticism?"&nbsp;</strong><br>at Stubbins (Room 112) - Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street<br><br><em>Feb 18</em><br><strong>Lecture: Manuel Castells :"The Space of Autonomy: Cyberspace and Urban Space in Networked Socia...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91234757/100-000-wheelwright-prize-details-announced-for-2014 $100,000 Wheelwright Prize details announced for 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-01-14T18:46:00-05:00 >2014-01-20T18:46:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oc/oc7hvrzg1zwh3uf0.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The <a href="http://www.wheelwrightprize.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wheelwright Prize</a> awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to a recent architect whose proposal conveys a talented, scholarly and professional design sense. Originally established by Harvard's GSD in 1935 as the "Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship", the prize is meant to extend travel-research opportunities to alumni. As of 2013, eligibility has expanded to any architect who has graduated within the last 15 years from a professionally accredited architecture degree program. The focus is on international research, requiring the winner of the Prize spend at least 6 months working out of their home country, and not in the United States.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6a/6ap7qsljdlqabje3.jpg" title=""></p> <p> More information about the Wheelwright Prize and applying are on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/wheelwright_prize_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>. The online-application opens January 20, 2014, and will close March 4, 2014.</p> <p> Last year's Wheelwright winner was Brooklyn-based architect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/73377688/gia-wolff-wins-100-000-wheelwright-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gia Wolff</a>, for her proposal "Floating City: The Community-Based Architecture of Parade Floats".</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81004370/get-lectured-harvard-gsd-fall-13 Get Lectured: Harvard GSD Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-09-05T12:31:00-04:00 >2014-09-24T13:36:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sq/sq59vpuahpx8no35.jpg" width="514" height="770" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a></p><p>With the start of a new academic school year comes a new series of lectures. Here on Archinect, we'll begin featuring a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season.&nbsp;So check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for this season's lectures you don't want to miss.<br><br>We'll be starting out with Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/most_followed_profiles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Most Followed Schools</a> profiles. Our first list for today is from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em><br><br>Listed below are Lecture/Discussion events only.&nbsp;All events are free and open to the public.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong><br><br><em><strong>September 3</strong></em><br>6:30 pm-8:00 pm<br><strong>Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design Award Ceremony</strong></p><p><em><strong>September 4</strong></em><br>6:30 pm-8:00 pm<br><strong>Eduardo Souto de Moura</strong></p><p><em><strong>September 5</strong></em><br>12:00 pm-2:00 pm<br><strong>GSD Talks: Alejandro Echeverri</strong></p><p>6:30 pm-8:00 pm<br><strong>Gallery Talk: Ciro Najle with I&ntilde;aki Abalos and E...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76629908/the-design-value-of-the-lecture-poster The Design Value of the Lecture Poster lrenechln 2013-07-09T13:00:00-04:00 >2013-09-20T23:08:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e6/e6gpdurrfuqw474o.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A selection of GSD events posters has been acquired by the Art Institute of Chicago for its permanent collection...Zo&euml; Ryan, Chair and John H. Bryan Curator of Architecture and Design, described the acquisition as "an invaluable addition to the department's holdings."</p></em><br /><br /><p> In the archives of the Architecture and Design department of the Art Institute of Chicago are one-of-a-kind drawings and models. These are artifacts of built and unbuilt projects documenting the process and ideas of architects from Adler and Sullivan to Jeanne Gang and Diller + Scofidio. There are also architectural fragments, design objects, and furniture pieces which make up the museum's robust collection.&nbsp; The most recent acquisition to the department's holdings, however might simply be stored in a tube or a modest flat file drawer.&nbsp;</p> <p> Students and faculty at any architecture school are used to receiving a folded copy of the semester's visiting lecturers in their mailbox.&nbsp; These seasonal posters become ubiquitous around campus as they are taped, pinned, and posted along the hallways also.&nbsp; So what has inspired the elevation of such event posters to become archived by the Art Institute of Chicago?</p> <p> <strong>Zo&euml; Ryan, Chair and John H. Bryan Curator of Architecture and Design, described ...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/73364999/lian-live-blogs-final-reviews-from-harvard-gsd Lian live-blogs final reviews from Harvard GSD Paul Petrunia 2013-05-17T14:26:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T21:19:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i5/i5qe0lb6wxjw9oqi.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/lian" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian, our resident GSD school blogger</a> is currently live blogging reviews. So far she's covered:</p> <ol><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/73363589/live-blog-ceri-edmunds-consolidation-the-suburban-shopping-mall-as-a-paradigm-of-public-space" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ceri Edmunds, "Consolidation: The suburban shopping mall as a paradigm of public space."</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/73361467/live-blog-trey-kirk-king-country-courthouse-seattle-washington" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Trey Kirk, "King Country Courthouse - Seattle, Washington"</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/73356536/live-blog-drew-cowdrey-contemporary-asylum-m-arch-i-thesis-review" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Drew Cowdrey, "Contemporary Asylum" (M.Arch.I Thesis Review)</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/73351578/live-blog-fareez-giga-nonsense-m-arch-i-thesis-review" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fareez Giga, "Nonsense" (M.Arch.I thesis review)</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/lian/live-blog-john-david-todd-sometimes-alone-mostly-with-others-m-arch-i-thesis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John David Todd, "Sometimes alone. Mostly with others" (M.Arch.I thesis)</a></li> </ol><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ibraie3jg05b5q4d.jpg"></p> <p> And<a href="http://archinect.com/lian/live-blog-m-arch-i-thesis-reviews-pictures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> M.Arch.I thesis reviews...pictures</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/68801844/grace-la-appointed-full-professor-at-harvard-gsd-department-of-architecture Grace La appointed Full Professor at Harvard GSD, Department of Architecture Archinect 2013-03-04T16:41:00-05:00 >2013-03-04T21:23:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qu/quvzzf5rod3yrro1.jpg" width="304" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Grace La, co-founder with James Dallman of LA DALLMAN Architects, and Associate Professor at the UWM School of Architecture &amp; Urban Planning, has been appointed Full Professor with tenure at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Department of Architecture.&nbsp; Her appointment, officially announced on March 1st by Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, will take effect July 1, 2013.&nbsp; The office of LA DALLMAN, which continues practice in Milwaukee, will also expand to Boston.</p> <p> &ldquo;Professor La&rsquo;s expertise in the integration of building, infrastructure, and landscape will add a significant dimension to our program and its global community. We are delighted that she will join our faculty,&rdquo; says Dean Mostafavi.</p> <p> LA DALLMAN has received over forty professional honors, including Design Awards from the American Institute of Architects Wisconsin, and prizes in international competitions.&nbsp; In 2011, LA DALLMAN was the first American firm awarded The Rice Design Alliance Prize, recognizing &ldquo;excepti...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63950933/harvard-university-gsd-announces-the-100k-annual-wheelwright-prize Harvard University GSD announces the $100k annual Wheelwright Prize Archinect 2012-12-22T17:33:00-05:00 >2012-12-24T15:22:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4ktnl5h55ak3rnzb.jpg" width="514" height="150" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Harvard GSD Introduces the Wheelwright Prize $100,000 Annual Award Open to Architects Worldwide</p></em><br /><br /><p> Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship awarded annually to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery. With an open application process (deadline February 28, 2013), the Wheelwright Prize recognizes the importance of field research to professional development, and reinforces Harvard GSD&rsquo;s dedication to fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.</p> <p> Since 1935, Harvard GSD has awarded the annual Arthur W. Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship, established in memory of Wheelwright, Class of 1887. Intended to encourage the study of architecture outside the United States, the prize was formerly available only to GSD alumni; past fellows include Paul Rudolph, Eliot Noyes, William Wurster, Christopher Tunnard, I. M. Pei, John Haro, Klaus Herdeg, Far&egrave;s el-Dahdah, Adele Santos, and Linda Pollak.</p> <p> Under the leadership of Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Har...</p>