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 … read more
Category Archives: Features
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.
Emi Kiyota reminds us that elders are resources and assets, and that the one thing we all have in common is getting old.
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."
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 … read more
Residents are flocking to the Newark Public Library to pore over a vast scale model that represents their homes, schools, businesses, and other familiar places in present day Newark. Dedicated to Every Block in Newark, an exhibition celebrating the 350th … read more
Camilla Ween (LF ’08) worked until 2011 for Transport for London, advising the mayor on land use development. Having had both feet in the planning process for the 2012 Olympics plus the benefit of hindsight, she delivers a thoughtful appraisal … read more
For his Doebele Fellowship, Andrés Quinche (MUP, MLA '19) has been working with the District of Columbia Office of Planning’s Urban Design team on several projects, one of which is exploring the historical significance and impact of building projections and architectural articulations. … read more
Doebele Fellow Charlotte Leib (MLA '18) and Barbara Knecht (LF ‘93) have an aggressive schedule for completing an Urban Farm Design Manual, commissioned by the Urban Farming Institute of Boston. By mid-August, they are aiming to have a full illustrated manuscript, which, when published, will … read more
Some Loebs take a little time to decide their next move when the Loeb Fellowship year concludes. For Brett Moore (LF '16), opportunity came knocking midway through the year, and he credits the Fellowship with helping him know he was … read more