Sunday, February 8, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Charrette for the Design of a Temporary Public Library Insert in Boston's Chinatown

The Department of Micro-Urbanism (DMU) and Social Change and Activism (SoCA) are launching a project for the design and construction of a temporary public library insert in Boston's Chinatown. The design will happen as a collaboration between interested students at the GSD over the spring semester, and fabrication and construction will take place over the summer as part of the GSD's community design fellowship program. If you are interested, please come to:

Thursday January 29th - 6PM
Portico 123
Information session (snacks provided)

Saturday January 31st - 10AM
GSD Doughnut (meeting)
OPTIONAL Site visit in Chinatown

Tuesday February 3rd - 6PM
Portico 123
Open pin-up of initial design ideas

We hope to see you on Thursday!

For more information contact SoCA

OFFICIAL SPONSORS:
The Friends of the Chinatown Library
The Chinese Progressive Association
The Asian Community Development Corporation

April 3 OUR COMMUNITIES: FUTUREPRESENT
A symposium and initiative to increase diversity in the design professions.
Download registration form ∙ studentfaculty/professional

April 4-6 SYSTEMS FOR INCLUSION 8
Harvard GSD and Design Corps host the latest offering of the annual SFI conference series on design and social action. SFI8 conference website ∙ designcorps.org/sfi

Call for Papers and Media: Students and professionals are encouraged to submit papers, media and projects that engage this year's SFI theme of design agency and "systems" for inclusion. Selected papers will be published in the online GSD student-run journal, re: