Graduate School of Design begins PPE production for area hospitals

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) began production of personal protective equipment (PPE) on Sunday.

Travis Dagenaos • harvard
April 7, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  science-technology  covid-19  coronavirus  harvard-graduate-school-of-design  ppe  3d-printers  in-the-community  personal-protective-equipment

Architect designs a playground for social development

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

Travis Dagenais • harvard
Dec. 20, 2019 ~10 min

Tags:  science-technology  children  architecture  basic-research  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 • harvard
April 19, 2019 ~9 min

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

Arboretum helps design students focus on ‘plant blindness’

A course at the Graduate School of Design takes students from the classroom into Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum, where plants come to life for these landscape architects.

Deborah Blackwell • harvard
Feb. 19, 2019 ~10 min

Tags:  climate  arnold-arboretum-of-harvard-university  arts-humanities  field-methods-and-living-collections  plant-blindness  deborah-blackwell  ecology  environments-sustainability  harvard-graduate-school-of-design  landscape-design  masters-in-design  rosetta-s-elkin  william-friedman

Bauhaus exhibit showcases influential art movement as it celebrates centennial

Walter Gropius, who would become a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, founded the Bauhaus movement in Germany and ensured that much of its output would have a final home at the University. An exhibit at the Harvard Art Museums features that material.

Colleen Walsh • harvard
Feb. 7, 2019 ~14 min

Tags:  arts-humanities  harvard-graduate-school-of-design  harvard-art-museums  colleen-walsh  harvard-law-school  walter-gropius

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