Archinect - News 2014-07-31T17:45:59-04:00 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/92548165/iwan-baan-drops-in-at-the-gsd-to-give-impromptu-photo-workshop Iwan Baan drops in at the GSD to give impromptu photo workshop Archinect 2014-01-31T18:19:00-05:00 >2014-01-31T23:49:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p8/p822x8woinsh407v.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Over two dozen students crammed into the newly opened photo studio in the basement of Gund Hall on Wednesday for a hands-on workshop with one of the world&rsquo;s premier architectural photographers. Iwan Baan, who has documented some of the most famous buildings of our time, kicked off the GSD&rsquo;s spring lecture program the night before with a discussion of his recent work documenting informal settlements.</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/77220911/harvard-university-announces-nas-fellowship Harvard University announces Nas fellowship Archinect 2013-07-16T16:54:00-04:00 >2013-07-17T11:47:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/09/0956e539c32cd11c800e6247d2ed09a1.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;My hopes are that greed for knowledge, art, self-determination and expression go a long way. It is a true honor to have my name attached to so much hard work, alongside great names like Henry Louis Gates Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois and to such a prestigious and historical institution, and all in the name of the music I grew to be a part of.&rdquo;</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/73377688/gia-wolff-wins-100-000-wheelwright-prize Gia Wolff wins $100,000 Wheelwright Prize Archinect 2013-05-17T18:46:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T19:12:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/si/sio76j7jr78wjdre.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gia Wolff, Brooklyn-based architect, wins $100,000 travel grant for her proposal Floating City: The Community-Based Architecture of Parade Floats</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design, is pleased to announce that Gia Wolff, an architect based in Brooklyn, New York, is the winner of the inaugural Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural research informed by cross-cultural engagement.</strong></p> <p> The Wheelwright Prize jury&mdash;Mostafavi, Yung Ho Chang, Far&egrave;s el-Dahdah, K. Michael Hays, Farshid Moussavi, Zoe Ryan, and Jorge Silvetti&mdash;selected Gia Wolff from among 231 applicants from 45 countries, including Afghanistan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Nigeria, and Spain. Applicants were asked to submit portfolios along with a research proposal and travel itinerary, outlining an extended field investigation and its anticipated benefits for the field of architecture. &ldquo;The positive response to the Wheelwright Prize has been extraordinary,&rdquo; said Mostafavi. &ldquo;It is inspiring to see so many talented architects with clear agendas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61044613/harvard-graduate-school-of-design-ecological-urbanism-app Harvard Graduate School of Design: Ecological Urbanism App Archinect 2012-11-09T13:10:00-05:00 >2012-11-09T17:50:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6lpd8ws0p3yolc1v.jpg" width="514" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Ecological Urbanism app adapts content from the GSD&rsquo;s book of the same name for a tablet. Much more than an ebook, it&rsquo;s an entirely new way of looking at the information interactively. With the majority of the world&rsquo;s population expected to live in cities by the year 2050, Ecological Urbanism addresses the expanding practice of sustainable design. A timely evolution of the book, this iPad app visualizes the growing body of discourse surrounding the design and management of cities</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/59988621/2012-curry-stone-design-prize-winners-announced 2012 Curry Stone Design Prize Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2012-10-24T20:46:00-04:00 >2012-10-29T23:36:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f2inkegn7kns6w0t.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Curry Stone Foundation has announced the winners of the 2012 Curry Stone Design Prize. In a departure from previous years, and in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Prize, five winners will share the award equally, each recognized with $25,000 for their work as social design pioneers.</p></em><br /><br /><p> An awards ceremony will take place on November 15, 2012, at Harvard Graduate School of Design, followed the next day with a forum of presentations by the 2012 winners and panel discussions with a curated group of respondents. The awards ceremony and daylong forum are free and open to the public.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59560583/video-of-toyo-ito-s-lecture-what-was-metabolism-reflections-on-the-life-of-kiyonori-kikutake Video of Toyo Ito's lecture, "What Was Metabolism? Reflections on the Life of Kiyonori Kikutake" Archinect 2012-10-18T12:46:00-04:00 >2012-10-21T17:15:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3e/3eaf599530025ee808c11949bed1f7f9.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Metabolist Movement in the 1960s established the foundation from which contemporary architecture in Japan has emerged up to the present. Even today, the visionary architectural and urban projects created by the leading Metabolist Kiyonori Kikutake continue to shine brightly, according to Toyo Ito. In this lecture, he will consider Metabolism&rsquo;s significance today through his rereading of Kikutake's works of that time.</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/59103155/after-march-11th-kengo-kuma-s-lecture-at-gsd After March 11th, Kengo Kuma's Lecture at GSD Archinect 2012-10-11T18:21:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T20:20:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/je/jeu9rcsnoeqzkuud.jpg" width="514" height="326" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The great disaster of March 11, 2011 differed from any other catastrophe since the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake. In the age of advanced technology and "strong" buildings, the tsunami flattened Tohoku coastline in seconds. The nuclear accident that followed further revealed the vulnerability of "big and strong" architecture. In the face of radiation, materials such as concrete and steel were insufficient, even though nuclear energy had been a solution for our drive to be bigger, stronger...</p></em><br /><br /><p> To follow up with <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/58969220/live-blog-kengo-kuma-after-march-11th" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian's exceptional, as always, live coverage of Kuma's lecture</a>, we present you with the video.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/44077467/marc-simmons-process-performance Marc Simmons, "Process Performance" Archinect 2012-04-06T18:34:00-04:00 >2012-04-07T18:52:23-04:00 <em><p>With the firm Front, in which he is a Partner, Marc Simmons has collaborated on projects with OMA, Asymptote Architecture, ARO, Beyer Blinder Belle, Gehry Partners, Herzog &amp; De Meuron, Kengo Kuma, KPF, Mack Scogin Merril Elam Architects, Renzo Piano, Sejima + Nishizawa Associates, Steven Holl Architects, Toshiko Mori, and many other architects. His lecture will explore themes in his recent work, including the speculative and experimental potential of the facade specialist.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Via <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/44063035/video-marc-simmons-you-talk-pretty" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian's GSD blog</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/37134343/architecture-school-confidential Architecture school confidential Archinect 2012-02-06T13:34:00-05:00 >2012-02-12T18:35:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/1755609fd8b30e95d707251b79e18254.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A heartbreaking tale of sleepless nights, severed fingers, and a shitload of hard work</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/20545852/from-the-school-blogs-live-blog-tonight-at-6-30pm-janette-sadik-khan-commissioner-of-nyc-department-of-transportation From the School Blogs: Live Blog TONIGHT at 6:30pm: Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of NYC Department of Transportation Archinect 2011-09-15T16:47:00-04:00 >2012-10-11T20:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6b476bd3961793d13b9ce1a93e4632b8.jpg" width="514" height="525" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Janette Sadik-Khan, the New York City Department of Transportation Comissioner, is speaking in front of the golden curtain tonight at 6:30 pm, as part of the Roadmap to Sustainable Infrastructures &amp; Green Cities Conference. I'll be live blogging here!</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/20330563/from-the-school-blogs-live-blog-naginski-jarzombek-savage-and-wodiczko-on-memory-vision-and-practice From the School Blogs: Live Blog: Naginski, Jarzombek, Savage, and Wodiczko on Memory, Vision, and Practice Archinect 2011-09-13T19:58:00-04:00 >2012-10-11T20:44:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j7/j7goftl0vm6is8cu.jpg" width="514" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Live-blogging tonight from Piper Auditorium, where we have a new gold lam&eacute; curtain. Krzysztof Wodiczko, Erika Naginski, Mark Jarzombek, and Kirk Savage are talking in an event marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11.</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/18586984/from-the-school-blogs-schmancy-new-website-for-the-gsd From the School Blogs: Schmancy new website for the GSD Archinect 2011-08-29T14:36:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T19:46:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s6mk695b1sohrokm.jpg" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just a quick note to say that it looks like the GSD's new website, which has been in the works for the past few years, is live! I haven't even looked through it yet, but you can check it out here. The site is designed by Pentagram.</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/18379092/from-the-school-blogs-arigatou-gozaimasu-mohsen-sama From the School Blogs: Arigatou gozaimasu, Mohsen-sama! Archinect 2011-08-27T19:25:22-04:00 >2011-08-29T13:43:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e3/e32b16d87fd485a77619b5097a2506cb.jpg" width="350" height="262" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to this semester&rsquo;s Paris studio offering, we have made plans to continue the Study Abroad Program in Tokyo for the Spring 2012 term. Toyo Ito will instruct the studio, focusing on the tsunami-hit area of Japan.</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/17763367/from-the-school-blogs-gund-hall-is-naked From the School Blogs: Gund Hall is Naked Archinect 2011-08-22T11:26:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T19:47:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0f/0f05d5baa3e72646796925c94b537d2f.jpg" width="514" height="340" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Like everyone else who's heading back to school this fall, I'm not yet prepared to let go of summer. There are so many things I wanted to do but haven't yet done! I just need a bit more time. I'm not ready yet!</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/17307860/from-the-school-blogs-slow-summer-slummer From the School Blogs: Slow summer...slummer Archinect 2011-08-18T12:43:08-04:00 >2011-08-18T13:02:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e1/e197d62452e4eec4837b83b16abd3baf.jpg" width="419" height="556" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Do you remember when you took driving lessons and the teacher said to be particularly careful about your speed when you're exiting a highway, because you've adjusted to its high speeds? Same thing here, the other way around. And the lazy pace of a summer of glorious unemployment surely also helps, but a walk to the gym, to the river, or to see friends a few blocks away is enough for me at the moment.</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/11269899/from-the-school-blogs-on-loyalties-divided-re-sacking-of-michael-jemtrud-at-mcgill From the School Blogs: On Loyalties Divided (re: sacking of Michael Jemtrud at McGill) Paul Petrunia 2011-06-26T12:03:36-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/01/0178c602aca91744400272d006614296.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>An institution isn't just a logo, a set of buildings and protocols, and the legal and economic capacity to grant degrees, hire employees, and command public attention. It's not a means to an end&mdash;a place where you cough up your time, money, and effort in exchange for other goods, such as credentials or a salary. An institution is built on traditions, community, and relationships built one at a time between the people who make themselves a part of it. It is a family, of sorts.</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/8290671/in-the-school-blogs-hkgbos-a-collaborative-photo-project-with-school-blogger-andreas-viglakis In the School Blogs: HKGBOS: a collaborative photo project with School Blogger Andreas Viglakis Paul Petrunia 2011-05-31T14:18:36-04:00 >2011-06-03T02:04:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ae/aefda75bc8f97d1b2d39ae857b26f87b.jpg" width="514" height="454" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>And, well, now I'm in the hospital after a bicycle accident yesterday, waiting for surgery on my foot, ankle, and leg. Luckily I didn't hurt anything else. But you can follow my progress, in all the gory details, over the next few weeks at HKGBOS.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Get well soon Lian!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/5312912/live-blog-jacques-herzog-and-pierre-de-meuron Live Blog: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron Paul Petrunia 2011-05-05T18:10:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T17:43:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ws/ws8sdyr2keuefate.jpg" width="514" height="315" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jacques Herzog: I don't believe in books on architecture; they're bound to fail and disappear even sooner than architecture...which can last for hundreds of years [before disappearing]. Not that I don't respect people who write books.</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/3914655/new-ug-architecture-concentration-planned-at-gsd New UG Architecture Concentration Planned at GSD Paul Petrunia 2011-04-23T14:24:09-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <em><p>Harvard&rsquo;s Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Graduate School of Design are developing a new undergraduate concentration in architectural studies planned to be offered for the first time in the fall of 2012.</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/3022147/korean-dance-off-and-cory-booker Korean Dance-Off and Cory Booker Paul Petrunia 2011-04-15T20:10:06-04:00 >2011-04-25T11:59:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ca/ca2610dde25aee7587585736134c0e3a.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Korea GSD hosts one of the very best Beer and Dogs* events of the year because they prepare Korean food and a dance performance. This year, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) also sent a group to perform.</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>