Join the Harvard GSD for a three-day forum on "The African Diaspora and the American Built Environment," featuring scholars whose research investigates the relationship between the African diaspora, Afro-descendants, and the built environment of North America and the Caribbean.... Read more about Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom
Daniela Bleichmar, Professor of Art History and History at the University of Southern California, will present "The History of Cochineal and the Changing Value of Mexican Indigenous Environmental Knowledge, ca. 1500–1800."... Read more about Harvard GSD Public Lecture
Holly Samuelson, an assistant professor of architecture at the Graduate School of Design (GSD); Pamela Cabrera, a GSD graduate now working as a climate engineer and associate at Transsolar KlimaEngineering; and Sara Tepfer, a doctor of design student at GSD; will discuss research, funded in part by the Joint Center for Housing Studies, that combines state-of-the-art hygrothermal simulations and mold-growth computations with data on predicted weather changes in several cool-climate US cities.... Read more about Could Climate Change Increase the Risk of Mold in Housing?
The Harvard Graduate School of Design welcomes Linda Shi, Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University, for a lecture that explores whether it is possible to achieve both social justice and environmental sustainability in efforts to mitigate urban flood risk.... Read more about Green Infrastructure Beyond Flood Risk Reduction