Harvard students plan use of urban developments near Dallas Arts District – Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Arts & Entertainment

May 19, 2008,AEDT

High-profile arts facilities aren’t the only action around the Dallas Arts District. Construction cranes bob over projects in the Dallas Arts District. A symposium will look at the effects of the downtown development. Tonight a group of Harvard University students will present ideas for developing underused land at the district’s | Read More

Penn Announces New Architecture Dean – Architectural Record

May 17, 2008,AEDT

The University of Pennsylvania plans to announce today that Marilyn Jordan Taylor, FAIA, a long-time partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will be the new dean of its School of Design. Taylor, a pioneering female architect widely respected for her leadership in complex urban projects and civic initiatives, joined SOM | Read More

Landscape Architecture Director Honored

May 17, 2008,AEDT

The Arizona Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects, known as ASLA, has named University of Arizona Professor Ronald Stoltz as that organization’s “2008 Outstanding Landscape Architect.” ASLA presented the award at its annual meeting in Phoenix earlier this month. Stoltz, director of the School of Landscape Architecture in the | Read More

USA job market remains optimistic for many graduates

May 12, 2008,AEDT

For Oklahoma State University landscape architecture graduate Jessica Waugh, the job search was more of a job sort. Before Waugh even walked across the commencement stage May 3, she’d had four employment offers, including two from out-of-state companies. She picked a Tulsa firm and will start work next week. Read | Read More

Going ‘green’ in landscaping

May 10, 2008,AEDT

How “green” (eco-friendly) is your lawn? A truly healthy landscape is not measured by a weed-free, well-manicured lawn but by what lies beneath the surface (the condition of the soil) and the environment above the ground. Many people use chemicals and pesticides to maintain a green, weed-free lawn, not considering | Read More

Students to gain real-world work experience in Spain

May 10, 2008,AEDT

Eight Cornell architecture students in an Arch 501 studio received real-world experience this semester, working on a new community music center to be built in Valencia, Spain. Students visited the site over spring break and met with architects in Valencia. “We wanted to share all of our doubts and our | Read More

New Harvard dean has designs on our future – The Boston Globe

May 9, 2008,AEDT

Mohsen Mostafavi, the new dean at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, is much more than a man who understands lines, brick, and mortar. He is a philosopher of sorts. Since arriving from Cornell, where he served as dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Mostafavi has been | Read More

New dean eager to improve, lead architecture college

April 22, 2008,AEDT

When Jan Cervelli takes over as dean of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture this summer, she plans to enhance the school’s reputation as a leader in sustainable design. She will also reunite with an old sweetheart. “I’ve known the reputation of the school for a long time, but | Read More

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