Graduate School of Design
Home Remodeling Market Rose to $567 Billion in 2022, Per Annual Harvard Housing Report
The home remodeling market increased to $567 billion in 2022, an estimated 15 percent increase from 2021, according to an annual housing report published Thursday by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Harvard Graduate School of Design Graduate Tapped as Vice Chair of Civic Design Commission
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 announced the appointment of Linda Eastley, an alumna of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, to the vice chair of the Boston Civic Design Commission in late February.
Harvard Graduate Council Elects Nine New Board Members
The Harvard Graduate Council elected nine students from across the University’s 12 graduate schools to fill executive board positions this week.
Harvard is Home to 13,000 Workers. Some of Them are its Students, Too.
When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.
Hanif Kara, GSD Professor, Bestowed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Award
Hanif Kara, professor in the practice of Architectural Technology at the Graduate School of Design, was bestowed the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for his work in architecture, engineering, and education last month.
Harvard Professor Jamaica Kincaid Lectures on Colonization, Land Use at Graduate School of Design
African and African American Studies professor and renowned novelist Jamaica Kincaid presented a lecture about colonization and land use to affiliates at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on Thursday.
Harvard Graduate Council Discusses Objectives, University-Wide Collaborations During First Meeting of Academic Year
The Harvard Graduate Council held its first public meeting of the academic year Monday to outline its priorities for the upcoming semester.
Following Graduate Admissions Reductions, Faculty Report Difficulties and Concerns
As various University graduate programs reduced or completely paused admissions during the past application cycle, many faculty across Harvard’s schools expressed concern for the health of their programs, both in the short and long run.
Nupur Gurjar is in her last year of Harvard’s Master in Design Engineering program at SEAS and GSD.
Siloed and Strained, Graduate Students Report Emotional Wellbeing as Obstacle to Online Learning
Since the onset of Covid-19, graduate students have not merely been tasked with adapting their learning and scholarship to a digital platform: the dearth of in-person interactions has forced them to reconsider what academic, social, and emotional work entails.
Mayors Discuss Urban Planning for Racial Justice at Graduate School of Design Panel
The Harvard Graduate School of Design brought together mayors from across the country for a panel discussion Friday on how urban planning and design can be utilized to combat racial injustice in their cities.
Here’s How the Allston Expansion Plan Got the City’s Approval
Harvard envisions big plans for its Allston property. Here is a brief synopsis of steps the University and the developers had to take to get these projects approved with the city of Boston.
How Eight Harvard Graduate Students Adapted to Life During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Eight students from five graduate schools sat down with The Crimson to share their stories from an unprecedented year. They are not just students; they are bakers and entrepreneurs, fathers and daughters, volunteers and Olympic-hopeful rowers.
Harvard Graduate Council Steps into March with Petition Deliberations, Constitutional Amendments
The Harvard Graduate Council heard updates on recent activism work, reviewed petitions, mulled graduate student IT policies, and passed constitutional amendments during its first public meeting of March on Monday evening.
Harvard Graduate Council Reviews Covid-19 Academic Challenges, Signs Letters to Biden Administration
The Harvard Graduate Council reviewed survey data about the graduate student experience in the pandemic era, and also signed letters to the Biden administration co-written by the MIT Graduate Student Council during its second public meeting of the semester Wednesday.
Harvard Graduate Council Mulls Priorities, Challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic in First Public Meeting of Semester
The Harvard Graduate Council mulled student government priorities and institutional challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic in its first public meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.
Graduate School of Design Strips Architect's Name from House in Response to Open Letter
The Harvard Graduate School of Design will no longer refer to one of its houses as the Philip Johnson Thesis House in response to an open letter criticizing its namesake’s white supremacist views, Dean Sarah M. Whiting wrote in a letter last month.
Bacow, Garber, and Harvard’s 14 School Deans Urge University Affiliates to Vote
Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”
Writer-Activist Surveys Architecture’s Role In Reimagining Cities at GSD Talk
Writer and activist Nikil Saval discussed the role of architecture in reimagining cities in the context of the 1964 Harlem Race Riot at a virtual webinar hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Thursday night.
Graduate School of Design Faces Backlash After Restructuring Master of Design Studies Program
The Harvard Graduate School of Design announced Friday it has restructured its Masters of Design Studies Program, raising concerns among students and alumni over how administrators came to the decision and whether the shift will dilute the degree’s educational value.
Experts Discuss the ‘Architecture of Democracy’ in Lecture Hosted by Harvard and MIT
Architects and academic experts discussed the connection between architecture and democracy in a virtual lecture co-hosted by the Harvard and MIT’s Departments of Architecture Wednesday.
HLS, HSPH, GSD, HDS, and Radcliffe Institute to Stay Virtual in Spring 2021
Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will continue to hold their instruction and programming online next semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson Talks Race and Equity in Food at Design School Panel
Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson discussed race, class, and equity in food and art as part of a webinar series hosted by Harvard’s Graduate School of Design Thursday evening.
Preeminent Architect Challenges Students To Build Better Affordable Housing in Lecture
Michael Maltzan, a Los Angeles-based architect who has designed low-income housing with the Skid Row Housing Trust for over a decade, challenged students to build quality housing for the homeless in a lecture hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Wednesday night.