Graduate School of Design
Harvard Business School Faculty and Climate Experts Talk Water and the Future of the City in Panel Discussion
The event was part of Harvard’s third annual Worldwide Week, an event held to highlight international research conducted by Harvard faculty and to promote discussion of global issues.
Sarah Whiting, the dean of architecture at Rice University in Texas, will be the next dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design. During her nine-year tenure at Rice, Whiting helped restructure the school of architecture’s curriculum, enhanced facilities on campus, and increased funding for research and course development.
As the search for a new dean at the Graduate School of Design progresses, students have re-published a letter identical to one issued during the school’s last dean search in an effort to argue the same concerns from 12 years ago still exist today.
Architect Kimberly N. Dowdell discussed strategies for equitable urban development and promoting diversity in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design Tuesday evening. In her lecture, Dowdell drew on her experiences growing up in Detroit and her work in real estate development.
Kimberly Dowdell explains how administering equity in architecture can be redemptive. Citing the work that she has done in Detroit, Mich., Dowdell points out that purchasing vacant homes and then rehabbing them allows for those properties to host families that believe in the future of the city.
Harvard’s ArtLab in Allston is expected to open in mid-September 2019. When finished, the 9,000 square foot space, which is designed to be carbon net-zero, will feature eight rooms for artistic use including an artist workshop and a recording studio.
“Harvard Works 2.0” is an eight-part portrait series on exhibition in the Science Center that highlights the work of Harvard's custodial and security staff.
Harvard Graduate School of Design Dean Mohsen Mostafavi will step down from his position at the end of the academic year, administrators announced today.
The Graduate School of Design will hire a new administrator focused on diversity and inclusion as it seeks to implement a changes to improve the school's culture.