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Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

The United States is an aging society with growing economic inequality and socio-cultural diversity. Age-associated disadvantages, such as declining health, overlap with unequal access...
Black in Design Conference – 2019

Black in Design Conference (2019)

The Black in Design Conference, organized by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design African American Student Union (GSD AASU) recognizes the contributions of the African...
A Convergence at the Confluence of Power, Identity, and Design

A Convergence at the Confluence of Power, Identity, and Design (2018)

This Convergence marks the formation of a regional network of equity-focused design-centric student groups focused on re-imagining the intersection between identity and design. We...
Toolkit for Today 2018: Activisms

Toolkit for Today 2018: Activisms

This year’s Toolkit, Activisms, focuses on the different forms that engaged practice can take for scholars of architecture. But what counts as activism? We...
Black in Design Conference – 2017

Black in Design Conference (2017)

The Black in Design Conference, organized by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design African American Student Union (GSD AASU) recognizes the contributions of the African...
Power and the Space of the Planet (2016)

Power and the Space of the Planet (2016)

Spanning the planet, the dynamics of climate change bind together innumerable, often incompatible categories, things, and processes. Among these are energy infrastructures, politics, nature,...
Black in Design Conference – 2015

Black in Design Conference (2015)

This conference has been organized to address social justice from the perspective of design, emphasizing the importance of compassion in the design ethos, and...
Informing Justice: A Conversation about the Role of Design in Building Equitable Communities (2015)

Informing Justice: A Conversation about the Role of Design in Building Equitable Communities (2015)

In the wake of events in Ferguson, Staten Island, and around the country, three organizations at the Harvard Graduate School of Design will come together to...
Informal City: Design as Political Engagement Symposium

Informal City: Design as Political Engagement Symposium (2012)

The AA has been very central to the evolution of ideas about the informal city and the formulation of strategies to deal with it. The AA Research Cluster...
The City: Language, Planning and Politics (2011)

The City: Language, Planning and Politics (2011)

The Architectural Association is pleased to host the 8th AHRA Research Student Symposium. The one–day event will provide a platform for PhD candidates to...