Architect designs a playground for social development

With “High Sees,” architect Megan Panzano reasserts how play can impact mental and social development.

Travis Dagenais | Dec. 20, 2019 | harvard
~10 mins   

Tags: science-technology architecture basic-research children harvard-graduate-school-of-design high-sees megan-panzano mental-development social-development

GSD students mull how to protect Provincetown while retaining its charm

Architect and GSD Professor Scott Cohen discusses his studio course that considered how architects could help his beloved Provincetown, Mass., address the prospect of rising seas due to climate change while still retaining its quirky magic.

Christina Pazzanese | April 19, 2019 | harvard
~9 mins   

Tags: science-technology architecture christina-pazzanese harvard-graduate-school-of-design preston-scott-cohen provincetown

How do tiny termites make such massive mounds?

Researchers investigate how centimeter-sized termites, without architects, engineers or foremen, can build complex, long-standing, meter-sized structures all over the world.

Leah Burrows | Feb. 12, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

Tags: science-technology architecture basic-research construction department-of-organismic-and-evolutionary-biology engineering harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences l-mahadevan sustainability termite-mounds termites

How do tiny termites make such massive mounds?

Researchers investigate how centimeter-sized termites, without architects, engineers or foremen, can build complex, long-standing, meter-sized structures all over the world.

Leah Burrows | Feb. 12, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

Tags: science-technology architecture basic-research construction department-of-organismic-and-evolutionary-biology engineering harvard-john-a-paulson-school-of-engineering-and-applied-sciences l-mahadevan sustainability termite-mounds termites

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