Tag Archives: Urbanism

Craft, Politics and the Production of Housing in Oaxaca

For the “Craft, Politics, and the Production of Housing” spring studio course, students joined Diane Davis (professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, and Jose Castillo (UPD design critic and DDes ‘94) to explore Oaxaca, Mexico, in February 2015. The studio … read more

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Robin Chase On Point

To a discussion of the future of automotive transport which was largely focussed on new technology, fuel efficiency and self driving in personal vehicles, Robin Chase (LF ’05) brought her refreshing optimism about how crowd sharing and multimodal transport are … read more

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Camilla Ween: Future Cities

Camilla Ween’s (LF '08) recently published book Future Cities: All That Matters is an absorbing view of the ways urban life may change and adapt to the continuing explosion in world population during the next few decades. In a review … read more

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Jim Stockard: the 2014 Loeb Lecture

In the 9th annual Loeb Lecture, Loeb Fellowship curator Jim Stockard brought the audience to its feet in the way he knows best: with common sense, creativity, and compassion. In  “Affordable Housing: It’s Just (A) Right,” the outgoing curator offered … read more

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Edible Cities are the Future

Cities can actually become part of the food revolution and ensure food resilience by growing fruits, vegetable and herbs within their boundaries.

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Jim Stockard: the 2014 Annual Loeb Lecture 5/9

"Affordable Housing: It’s Just (A) Right" Where: Piper Auditorium When: May 9, 6:30-8 p.m. The Housing Act of 1949 pledged a decent home for every American family. But the interpretations of what that means and who is responsible for it … read more

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bcWORKSHOP Seeking Assistant Director

Dallas-based buildingcommunityWORKSHOP is seeking a second-in-command to direct staff and be the liaison to the Dallas CityDesign Studio. The bcWORKSHOP is a Texas nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of … read more

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Boston Seeks Arts Commissioner

The City of Boston seeks an Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, reporting directly to the Mayor. For the first time in twenty years, the Commissioner will be a Cabinet-level position. Apply here

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Ricky Burdett and the Urban Age

Visiting lecturer Ricky Burdett brought the world’s cities to center stage on Tuesday evening in his public lecture, part of the GSD’s yearlong Cities by Design course. Among his many titles, Burdett is professor of urban studies at the London … read more

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Katherine Boo Delivers

Author and journalist Katherine Boo, who spent a week at the GSD as a 2014 Senior Loeb Scholar along (along with her husband Sunil Khilnani, professor of international politics at King’s College, London), dispensed wisdom earned through her years of … read more

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