GSD Adaptive Architectures and Smart Material Conference


The Harvard Graduate School of Design is bringing together Dean Mohsen Mostafavi and other design leaders for the Adaptive Architectures and Smart Materials Conference: GSD Alumni + Friends Weekend, an inspiring series of conversations and events exploring design innovations on October 1-3, 2015 in Chicago. Harvard Design: Chicago kicks off with the conference, which will investigate […]


GSD’s Kiel Moe talks air conditioning, historically and today, with Science Friday

Kiel Moe

Last week, Kiel Moe, a member of the Research Faculty at the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities and an associate professor of architecture and energy at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, joined the nationally broadcast radio show Science Friday to discuss current and historical issues involving air conditioning on a global scale. Speaking with host […]


HKS Discussion: America’s Cities—Where Government Gets Things Done


On September 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Harvard Kennedy School, Scott Smith, the former Mayor of Mesa, Arizona — a large suburb of Phoenix and the 38th largest city in the U.S.– will discuss the role his previous business executive experience and novice status played in dealing with urban issues, including development, governance and sustainability. In his […]


GSD Discussion: Housing—What Next?

Housing-What's next?

In conjunction with Living Anatomy (on view in the Gund Hall Main Gallery until 12/20), the Harvard Graduate School of Design is hosting a discussion that will attempt to further the exhibition’s implicit intention to develop a critique of modernist housing on September 10 at 6:30pm – 08:00pm at Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, […]