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Alumni Work Recognized with 2017 ASLA Professional Awards

Andrea Cochran MLA '79, Megumi Aihara MLA '07, Mikyoung Kim MLA '92, Andrea Cochran MLA '79, Lin Peng MLA '12, Stephen Stimson MLA '87, Gary Hilderbrand MLA ’85, Douglas Reed MLA ’81, Bruce Jett MLA '92, Charlotte Barrows MLA '06, Leo Alvarez MLA '81, Ralph Johnson MArch '73, Gordon Gill MArch '93, Katharyn Leah Hurd MLAUD '12, Charles Birnbaum LF '98

The work of Harvard University Graduate School of Design alumni is well represented in this year’s American Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards, which recognize the best of landscape architecture from the United States and around the world. Winners received their awards at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Los Angeles last October. Those honored include:

GENERAL DESIGN CATEGORY

Honor Awards

Andrea Cochran MLA ’79Megumi Aihara MLA ’07 (Windhover Contemplative Center)

Mikyoung Kim MLA ’92 (Chicago Botanic Garden: The Regenstein Learning Campus)

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN CATEGORY

Award of Excellence

Andrea Cochran MLA ’79, Lin Peng MLA ’12 (Birmingham Residence)

Honor Award

Andrea Cochran MLA ’79 (Telegraph Hill Residence)

Stephen Stimson MLA ’87 (Northeast Harbor, a Restoration on Mount Desert Island)

Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture, led by by Principals Gary Hilderbrand MLA ’85 and Douglas Reed MLA ’81 (Proving Grounds – A 20-Year Education in American HorticultureAgrarian Modern – The Recovery and Renewal of Manatuck Farm)

Bruce Jett MLA ’92 (Northpoint Apartments)

ANALYSIS AND PLANNING CATEGORY

Honor Award

Charlotte Barrows MLA ’06 (The Olana Strategic Landscape Design Plan: Restoring an American Masterpiece)

Leo Alvarez MLA ’81Ralph Johnson MArch ’73 (Waterfront Botanical Gardens)

Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture, led by by Principals Gary Hilderbrand MLA ’85 and Douglas Reed MLA ’81 (Conservation at the Edge – Prototyping low-intervention conservation in the Patagonian wilderness)

Gordon Gill MArch ’93 (Positioning Pullman)

Katharyn Leah Hurd MLAUD ’12 (Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan)

COMMUNICATIONS CATEGORY

Charles Birnbaum LF ’98 (The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin)

More information, including the full list of 2017 winners.

Photo: Windhover Contemplative Center at Stanford University, Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture.

posted November, 2017

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 and NADAAA Featured in Architectural Digest

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 and his Boston-based firm NADAAA are the feature of a recent article in Architectural Digest.  The article focuses on their work designing architecture school buildings, including the soon to open John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto. The firm has so far designed three architecture school building–something no other firm can lay claim–and Tehrani, who serves as dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at New York’s Cooper Union, is also working with architect Samuel Anderson (AB ’75) on changes to the architecture studios in the Cooper Union’s Foundation Building.

NADAAA is led by Tehrani in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91.

Image of the Melbourne School of Design at University of Melbourne courtesy of NADAAA. 

posted July, 2017

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Jeanne Gang MArch ’93 to Receive Louis Kahn Memorial Award, Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Jeanne Gang MArch ’93

Jeanne Gang MArch ’93, founding principal at architecture and urbanism practice Studio Gang, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Louis Kahn Memorial Award. Established in 1983 by the Center for Architecture and Design, the prize will be awarded at an event on May 23 in Philadelphia. Gang currently serves as the John Portman Design Critic in Architecture at the GSD where she led the spring 2017 option studio Material that Connects: A Campus Center in Chicago.

Other recent professional news for Gang includes:

  • In April Gang was one of 228 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies.
  • The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada will honor Gang with a 2017 Honorary Fellowship. She will deliver the keynote address during the College of Fellows Convocation on May 25 at the Canadian Museum of History.
  • Gang is currently featured in the pages and on the covers of two magazines, CLADmag (2017 Issue 2) and Surface (May 2017).

Image courtesy of Studio Gang.

posted May, 2017

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 Project Featured in Toronto’s Largest Newspaper

Nader Tehrani MAUD '91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

A  project led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 of the firm NADAAA is featured in Toronto’s largest newspaper, The Globe and Mail. Praised as “already one of the best Canadian buildings of the past decade,” by the newspaper’s architecture critic, the new University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty building at One Spadina is set to open this fall. It will house programs in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and visual studies. “It’s a university space, but it’s also a civic space of the city,” says Tehrani. “By creating a space and prospect” – a view – “where there hadn’t been one before, it extends the public imagination.”

NADAAA is led by Tehrani in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91.

See more images and read the full article.

Photo by Nic Lehoux courtesy of The Globe and Mail.

 

posted May, 2017

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GSD Alumni Honored with 2017 Progressive Architecture Awards

Jennifer Bonner MArch '09, Joshua Prince-Ramus MArch '96, Sharon Johnston MArch '95, Mark Lee MArch '95, Thom Mayne MArch '78, William O'Brien MArch '05, Edwin Chan MArch '85, Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

The work of Harvard University Graduate School of Design alumni was recently recognized with 2017 Progressive Architecture Awards from Architect magazine. The jury, which included GSD alumna Jennifer Bonner MArch ’09,  was tasked with finding the best examples of works that “represent design that pushes the envelope, novel methods of representation, and an exploration of humble building types that can make peoples’ lives better.” Winning projects from firms led by GSD alumni include:

AWARDS

Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center
New York
REX, led by Joshua Prince-Ramus MArch ’96

Menil Drawing Institute
Houston
Johnston Marklee, led by Sharon Johnston MArch ’95 and Mark Lee MArch ’95

CITATIONS

Bloomberg Center
New York
Morphosis Architects, led by Thom Mayne MArch ’78

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Mask House
Ithaca, N.Y.
WOJR, led by William O’Brien MArch ’05

True North
Detroit
EC3, led by Edwin Chan MArch ’85

New Hampshire Retreat
Bethlehem, N.H.
NADAAA, led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

Image courtesy of Architect magazine.

 

posted March, 2017

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Firm of Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Wins 17th P/A Award

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

NADAAA, the firm led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, has won its 17th Progressive Architecture Award from Architect magazine. The 2017 award recognizes the project New Hampshire Retreat in Bethlehem, N.H. “It’s a simple parti, but the plan and the interstitial areas between the rooms that serve as indoor–outdoor spaces are really quite beautiful,” commented juror Jennifer Bonner MArch ’09.

Image courtesy of NADAAA.

 

posted March, 2017

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Craig Scott MArch ’94 and Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93 Firm Receives AIA Institute 2017 Honor Award; Featured in Architect, Curbed.

Craig Scott MArch ’94 and Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93

IwamotoScott Architecture, founded by Craig Scott MArch ’94 and Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93, recently received an AIA Institute 2017 Honor Award for its design of the new Pinterest Headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA district, which was completed in collaboration with Brereton Architects. The award news was featured in Architect and Curbed

Other recent awards and news features on the project include:

Other recent professional news from IwamotoScott Architecture includes:

Image courtesy of IwamotoScott Architecture.

posted February, 2017

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Honored by Interior Design Magazine, ARCHITECT Magazine

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91

NADAAA, the firm led by principal Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, has been honored with a 2016 Best of Year Award by Interior Design and Custom Home Design Grand Award 2016 by ARCHITECT Magazine for its restoration of Rock Creek House in Washington, DC.

Image courtesy of ARCHITECT Magazine.

posted January, 2017

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 U. Toronto Project Nearing Completion; Tanderrum Bridge Opens

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91

Two project updates from NADAAA, the firm led by principal Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91:

The University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design project at One Spadina is nearing completion. The project was recently profiled in the University of Toronto Magazine‘s Winter 2017 issue.

The Tanderrum Bridge project, designed by NADAAA in collaboration with JWA, in Melbourne, Australia opened last month. ArchitectureAU and Architecture & Design reported on the opening.

Image of Tanderrum Bridge courtesy of NADAAA Blog.

posted January, 2017

TANDERRUM-BRIDGE Tehrani via NADAAA

Andrew P. Phillips MArch ’93 Talks Rituals in Newsworks

Andrew P. Phillips MArch ’93

Andrew P. Phillips MArch ’93 was featured in a story about rituals in Newsworks, the online home of public radio broadcaster WHYY News. Phillips, a licensed architect and full-time design teacher at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design in Philadelphia, spoke about the importance of rituals in his high-performance workplace.

February 2015

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Jeanne Gang MArch ’93 Firm to Design American Museum of Natural History Addition

Jeanne Gang MArch ’93

Studio Gang, the firm run by Jeanne Gang MArch ’93, was selected by the American Museum of Natural History to design a six-story addition to its sprawling complex along Columbus Avenue in New York. The project should be completed as early as 2019, the museum’s 150th anniversary.

December 2014

posted December, 2016

American Museum of Natural History

In Memoriam: Brooks Critchfield MArch ’93

Brooks Critchfield MArch ’93

posted December, 2016

In Memoriam

Jeanne Gang MArch ’93 Shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year

Jeanne Gang MArch '93

Jeanne Gang MArch ’93 has been named to Women in Architecture Awards 2016 shortlist for the Woman Architect of the Year. “Gang is recognised internationally for her bold and functional designs that incorporate ecologically friendly technologies, most notable in Studio Gang’s tri-axial Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership” writes the Architectural Review.

February 2016

posted December, 2016

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Dr. Branko Kolarevic MDes ’89, DDes ’93 Elected President of ACSA

Dr. Branko Kolarevic MDes ’89, DDes ’93

Earlier this year Dr. Branko Kolarevic MDes ’89, DDes ’93 was elected president of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). This past July, he started his first year of the four-year term on the ACSA’s Board of Directors as Second Vice-President.

October 2016

posted December, 2016

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Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93 and Craig Scott MArch ’94 Firm Wins AIA, IIDA Awards; Featured in Architectural Record, ArchDaily

Lisa Iwamoto MArch '93 and Craig Scott MArch '94

Professional news from IwamotoScott Architecture, the San Francisco-based award-winning architecture and design firm founded by Lisa Iwamoto MArch ’93 and Craig Scott MArch ’94:

  • The new 100,100 sf Pinterest HQ workspace in San Francisco, (by IwamotoScott Architecture in collaboration with Brereton Architects) is featured in the August issue of Architectural Record
  • The Pinterest HQ project won a AIA California 2016 Design Award this summer (one of only two awards this year given for Interior Architecture)
  • IwamotoScott’s City View Garage in the Miami Design District was awarded ArchDaily’s Top 100 American Architecture Projects , cited by ArchDaily as follows: “Here we highlight the 100 most visited works of architecture in the US, turning them into case studies and references for millions of architects, students, and journalists that seek the most important, inspiring works of American architecture.”
  • IwamotoScott’s Bloomberg Tech Hub won an AIA San Francisco 2016 Honor Award in Interior Architecture
  • Lisa Iwamoto and Craig Scott recently gave a tour of the Bloomberg Tech Hub as one of the 2016 IIDA NC Honor Award winners

September 2016

posted December, 2016

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Ranked in Top Three by Architect Magazine

Nader Tehrani MAUD '91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91

For the fourth year, NADAAA, the design firm led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, has achieved the rank of one of the top three design firms in the USA by Architect Magazine, ranking first in three of those years.

September 2016

 

 

posted September, 2016

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Ila Berman MDes ’91, DDes ’93 Appointed Dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture

Ila Berman MDes '91, DDes '93

Ila Berman MDes ’91, DDes ’93 has been appointed Dean of the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Currently, the O’Donovan Director of the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo as well as a principal of SCALESHIFT design in Toronto, Berman will assume the deanship on August 15. Over the last 11 years, Berman has led three schools in different capacities.

April 2016

posted April, 2016

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Receives Awards from the Boston Society of Architects

Nader Tehrani MAUD '91, and Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

NADAAA, the design firm led by principal Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, received two awards at the Boston Society of Architects’ annual Awards Gala: a Hobson Award for the Bamiyan Cultural Centre and a special Excellence in Craft Award for the Rock Creek House in DC.

February 2016

 

 

posted February, 2016

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Profiled in Video by Architect Magazine

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91, 

Architect Magazine visited the office of NADAAA for a video profile of the firm for its “Architect Visits” series. In the video, principals Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 and Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 explain how their research and in-house fabrication is posing a challenge to the building industry to rethink methods of production. Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 is also a partner at NADAAA.

January 2015

 

 

posted January, 2015

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Receives Unbuilt Architecture Award

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, and Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93

The firm led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, and Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, NADAAA, received an Unbuilt Architecture Award for the University of Toronto Daniels Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design; Unbuilt Architecture Citation for New Hampshire Retreat; Progressive Architecture Citation for University of Melbourne FABP; and a People’s Choice Award for Macallen Building at the 3rd Annual BSA Design Gala, which was held on January 30, 2014.

February 2014

posted February, 2014