Author Archives: Hannah Borgeson

Selected Grad Programs Reopen Fall Admissions

In recognition of the changes wrought by COVID-19, and in order to fulfill its public mission, the Spitzer School is reopening Fall 2020 admissions for a limited number of spaces in its Master of Landscape Architecture I, Master of Architecture I, and MS Architecture graduate programs. The MLA I and M Arch I programs are

Letter to the Spitzer Community

Dear Spitzer School of Architecture Community,   This has been a terrible, tragic week for America. I will ask you in advance to forgive the observations of an outsider and newcomer, on the one hand, and the dean of this institution who is black, on the other. This rare duality makes for an uneasy balance.

Final Reviews Run May 8-14

Spitzer’s Spring 2020 Final Reviews will be conducted remotely from May 8 to 14, finishing off a semester like no other. Several are open to the public on Zoom, with details available on the school calendar. View the full schedule here.

SCIAME Zoom Lecture Series

Please join us for the last in the SCIAME Zoom Lecture Series on climate justice with Denise Hoffman Brandt, Associate Professor and Graduate Landscape Architecture Program Director, as she presents, “Petri Dish: a study of the forces shaping our viral landscape” on April 23rd @5:30PM.   Denise Hoffman Brandt, RLA, is director of the Graduate

“Shady Democracy” by Dean Lokko in Architectural Review

Dean Lokko’s article, “Shady Democracy,” is now out in Architectural Review (April 2020). As the dark of the night is progressively hedged out by 24/7 cities and light technology, political futures for many around the world nevertheless seem increasingly overcast, the dark cloud of the climate crisis looming menacingly over all. In this issue, writers and

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