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  • Speak! Listen! Act!

                    Strauss Gallery,  Dartmouth College,  Hanover  NH   From September 20 through November 13, 2016, the Strauss Gallery presents Speak! Listen! Act! A kaleidoscope of architectural elements for public space, an exhibition of 20 projects by Zenovia Toloudi and students. Public space has been vital to people and cities since [...]

  • Undulated Inundation by Anthony DiMari

    Anthony DiMari, one of my most inspired contributors, a true visionary, two-time SHIFTboston competition finalist, and graduate from the Harvard GSD has just completed ‘Undulated Inundation’ a permanent land art installation in Hadley, Massachusetts. Anthony’s installation — recipient of the Riverscaping Competition Grant — truly exhibits his ability to capture and magnify the most subtle [...]

  • Working Side by Side to Help Rural Rwanda: The Masaro Project by the GA Collaborative

    This captivating story landed in my mailbox two weeks ago from Michael Beaman of the GA Collaborative – a non profit organization composed of designers and educators from Syracuse, Harvard and RISD – in Boston and Syracuse, New York.  I was so moved after reading about this compassionate effort to improve living conditions in rural Rwanda that I’m delighted to share it.  I hope this project [...]

  • floatyard: it takes a good story to make an idea valuable

    When you see an exciting idea do you ever look beneath the surface to find the story behind it? If we were able to examine the actual process that gave birth to the idea, we would find layer upon layer of small stories. These little anecdotes are the foundation of the idea. Stories not only play [...]