Designing Affordability Heads to Sydney

Designing Affordability, an exhibition on affordable housing curated by Marc Norman (LF ‘14), will debut in Sydney Australia and run from October 6 through November 18, 2016.  The exhibition, which first ran at New York City’s Center for Architecture, presents 23 case studies from around the world, which address ways of reducing costs without compromising design quality. read more

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Alessandro Petti

From his experience living and working among refugees, Alessandro Petti discusses the “architecture of exile,” and cites some surprising truths about life in the camps.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Emi Kiyota

Emi Kiyota reminds us that elders are resources and assets, and that the one thing we all have in common is getting old.

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Elders Supporting Community

Greta Byrum is getting to know her Loeb cohort, and already she’s discovered that Emi Kiyota is way out ahead of FEMA in generating resilience strategies to support social infrastructure that meets the needs of communities and of vulnerable residents in the event of disaster. Byrum calls it “a smarter approach to preparedness.” Read her article “The Time to Build Our Social Infrastructure? Right Now.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Emmanuel Pratt

Emmanuel Pratt turns to the garden as means and model to implement regenerative placemaking, combat social blight, and redress historical inequities. His emphasis is on "generative."

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2017 Rudy Bruner Award Accepting Applications

Submissions are now being accepted for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, celebrating urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. Applications are due by December 8.  read more

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Pallavi Mande

Pallavi Mande was raised in a culture that is intertwined with water, and she's come full circle to advocate for protecting our water resources.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Karen Abrams

Karen Abrams is looking to dismantle racism by demystifying planning and land use policy and activating youth to take ownership of their communities. And by introducing people to their neighbors.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: David Molander

David Molander provided a window into his creative ferment in his recent introduction to the Harvard Graduate School of Design  community.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Greta Byrum

Greta Byrum's process to digital justice–co-design, outreach, training, building, and evaluation–is helping to empower marginalized communities like the residential sector of Hunts Point in the Bronx.

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