Class of 2004

Maria A. Villalobos H. MDes ’04, David Gouverneur Malakoff MAUD ’80, and Team Win National Architecture Award in Venezuela

Maria A. Villalobos H. MDes '04, David Gouverneur Malakoff MAUD '80

A project by Maria A. Villalobos H. MDes ’04 and Carla Urbina of Botanical City, along with key advisors David Gouverneur Malakoff MAUD ’80, Lourdes Peñaranda, and Francois Galletti, has won a National Architecture Award in Venezuela. Entitled “Botanical Urban Landscapes: Lessons from Roberto Burle Marx’s Botanical Garden in Maracaibo, Venezuela,” the project won in the Heritage Restoration Category, as well as the main National Award.

The XII National Biennial of Architecture marks a new milestone in the history of the Venezuelan Biennials, which begun in 1963 and has recognized the work of great architects and teams including: Carlos Raúl Villanueva, Tomás José Sanabria, Jesús Tenreiro, Universities, Tomás Lugo. This year for the first time, the National Prize is awarded to a Landscape Architecture Project and Restoration Work. It is also the first time that women are recognized.

Images courtsey of Maria A. Villalobos H. MDes ’04 and Carla Urbina.
Botanical City

posted March, 2017

Maria A. Villalobos H. MDes '04

Home by Noah Walker MArch ’04 featured as Architectural Record’s “House of the Month”

Noah Walker MArch '04

A house designed and built by Noah Walker MArch ’04, of Walker Workshop, has been featured as Architectural Record’s “House of the Month.” Oak Pass House in Beverly Hills, California, is 8,000-square-feet and was designed around 130 protected live-oak trees. Read more about the project and see pictures here.

December 2015

posted December, 2016

Beverly Hills House

Book Edited by Jeannette Kuo MArch ’04 named one of 2013′s “Most Beautiful Swiss Books”

Jeannette Kuo MArch ’04

A-Typical Plan, a book edited by Jeannette Kuo MArch ’04 which features projects and essays on identity, flexibility and atmosphere in the office building, was named one of 2013′s “Most Beautiful Swiss Books” in a competition hosted by the Swiss Ministry of Culture.

March 2014

posted December, 2016

Jeannette Kuo MArch ’04 appointed Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at GSD

Jeannette Kuo MArch ’04 has been appointed Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, effective January 2016. At the GSD, Kuo has served as a teaching assistant and design critic for core studios in the Department of Architecture. Kuo was the 2006 recipient of the competitive Maybeck Teaching Fellowship at UC Berkeley. Since then, she has also taught at MIT, and since 2011, has held a visiting professorship at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). In addition, she has been a guest critic at numerous institutions such as ETH Zurich, Columbia University, Rhode Island School of Design, Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio, Pratt Institute, Hong Kong University, and the University of Toronto.

January 2015

posted December, 2016

Jeannette Kuo

Tad Read MDes ’04 featured in Boston Business Journal

Tad Read MDes '04

Tad Read MDes ’04 was featured in the Boston Business Journal about his current stint as the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s interim planning chief. Read the full article on BBJ’s site here.

January 2015

posted December, 2016