VIDEO | Christophe Girot, `Topology: On Sensing and Conceiving Landscape`

November 20, 2014,AEDT

Harvard GSD recently posted a lecture by Christophe Girot titled “Topology: On Sensing and Conceiving Landscape”. An lecture that will intrigue students and professionals interested in Visualisation and Computer Modelling. Girot shows various projects, processes and the tools (Terrestial Laser Scanners, Point Cloud, Rhino, GIS, etc) used to create models | Read More

VIDEO | Olmsted Lecture: Joseph Disponzio|`On the Theoretical and Practical Development of Landscape Architecture`

November 1, 2014,AEDT

Recently, the annual Olmsted Lecture was given by Joseph Disponzio at the Harvard GSD. Disponzio gives an interesting lecture exploring the intellectual origins of landscape architecture and the term landscape architect. “Exploring the transformation of the modeling of land from garden-making to landscape architecture, this lecture by Joseph Disponzio will | Read More

The Plaza at Harvard University | Cambridge USA | Stoss

May 20, 2013,AEDT

The Plaza occupies a difficult site in Cambridge, at the seam between Harvard’s historic Yard and its North Campus, and in a public right-of-way atop a roadway tunnel laden with city and University utilities. The site was a busy cross-roads for students and faculty moving between classes and residences, for | Read More

VIDEO | Martha Schwartz at Harvard GSD

November 19, 2012,AEDT

Martha Schwartz recently gave a one and half hour presentation at Harvard GSD about her firm’s works and recently published book Recycling Spaces: Curating Urban Evolution: The Work of Martha Schwartz Partners.  Martha Schwartz is Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at the GSD. A landscape architect and artist for over | Read More

Michael Van Valkenburgh receives the Brendan Gill Prize for BBP

February 6, 2011,AEDT

Michael R. Van Valkenburgh received the Brendan Gill Prize for the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Past winners of the Brendan Gill Prize, including musician Sufjan Stevens and film director Ang Lee, have received the award for a broad range of artistic achievement, but Urbanski said that it is rare that it | Read More

LU vs NU – more fuel to the fire

February 2, 2011,AEDT

The Landscape Urbanism vs New Urbanism debate has been burning along for the last few months with LAND Reader – LU vs NU synopsis back in November. Leon Neyfakh of the Boston Globe has recently published Green Building that adds more fuel to the LU vs NU fire. Its an | Read More

Landscape Urbanism vs New Urbanism

November 14, 2010,AEDT

The voices are getting more heated and louder in the public debate of Landscape Urbanism vs New Urbanism with recent pieces inMetropolis by Andres Duany – ‘Duany vs Harvard GSD’‘ and a response from Alex Krieger – ‘Krieger to Duany’. The debate occurs in the 50th year of Urban Design and 30th year of New Urbanism seems | Read More

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