Urban Design and Planning

Diane Davis

Diane Davis

Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism
Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design
Chair, DRCLAS Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Committee
Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)
Former DRCLAS Executive Committee member

 

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area...

Read more about Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)
Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: +1 617-495-5982
2018 Nov 29

The Disaster Artist: or how a Chilean Architect Got Involved (and survived) in Urban Design, and the Politics of Resilience

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S-020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Pablo Allard, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; Dean at the Faculty of Architecture  at the Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.
With Introduction by Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

In February 2010, Chile suffered the sixth-largest earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph, followed by a devastating tsunami.  The extension and complexity...

Read more about The Disaster Artist: or how a Chilean Architect Got Involved (and survived) in Urban Design, and the Politics of Resilience

Interview with RLL professor Bruno Carvalho

September 17, 2018

By Tiago Genoveze

First of all, congratulations on your appointment as a tenured professor of Romance Languages and Literatures. You received your PhD at Harvard nine years ago. How does it feel to be back on campus in your new role?

It feels like a homecoming, after a wonderful nine years in the Princeton faculty. I have great memories of my time as a graduate student here. It’s particularly meaningful and inspiring to try to carry on some of the work done by my dissertation advisor, Nicolau Sevcenko, who passed away in 2014. Harvard looks like a very...

Read more about Interview with RLL professor Bruno Carvalho
2018 Sep 20

Brazil Studies Program Seminar Series: Roberto Burle Marx, Landscape and Chromatic Relationships

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Gareth Doherty, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

"It is not sufficient to plan for appropriate green areas; it is necessary to understand them in relation to the urban landscape." —Roberto Burle Marx

Gareth Doherty is Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at...

Read more about Brazil Studies Program Seminar Series: Roberto Burle Marx, Landscape and Chromatic Relationships
2018 Oct 15

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion: Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

x

Speakers: Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures; Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) ; Susan Meiselas, Photographer, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

The event will...

Read more about Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion: Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle
Honorands Group

Harvard awards seven honorary degrees

May 24, 2018

John Robert Lewis

Doctor of Laws, 2012
Principal Commencement Speaker

One of the foremost leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, John Lewis has represented Georgia’s fifth district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1987. The son of Alabama sharecroppers, he is a graduate of both the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University. Devoted to the philosophy of nonviolence, he organized sit-ins at segregated lunch counters, participated in the Freedom Rides, and chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966....

Read more about Harvard awards seven honorary degrees
2018 Mar 30

Latin GSD: Latinin' America Spring Symposium

12:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard GSD, Gund Hall, Stubbins Room and Room 109

The third edition of the annual Latin GSD Spring Symposium will host designers, artists, and historians in the format of interviews, conversations and lecture presentations. The speakers will engage in discussions about deep history, colonial processes, Modernist projects, and contemporary labor networks as the precursors to a variety of state of affairs and cultural clichés that define the contemporary Latin American experience and identity within the realm of...

Read more about Latin GSD: Latinin' America Spring Symposium
2018 Apr 17

Film Screening & Discussion: Rush Hour

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South (1730 Cambridge St.)

About Rush Hour: A feature documentary about the odyssey involved in commuting to and from work in three large contemporary cities: Los Angeles, Istanbul and Mexico City. Rush Hour is an intimate approach to the personal stories of three commuters who spend hours of their lives going from home to work and back, reflection a common reality shared by billions of people. What is the impact of these lost hours on their relationships an their quality of life? What really direves them to make this journey every day? What does this say about our cities and our way of living...

Read more about Film Screening & Discussion: Rush Hour

Pages