Andrés Jaque, Director of the Advanced Architectural Design Program at Columbia GSAPP

Columbia GSAPP

Dean Amale Andraos of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (Columbia GSAPP) announced the appointment of Andrés Jaque as the new Director of the Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design program effective June 1, 2018.

Norman Foster Foundation, Madrid

Norman Foster Foundation Madrid

Norman Foster Foundation presents the On Cities Workshop exploring the premise that emerging urban innovations can create more livable, entrepreneurial communities and dramatically reduce resources consumed by cities, in a week-long event hosted in the Madrid headquarters.

Tianjin Binhai Library

Do We Need Libraries?

“Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism”, said Neil Gaiman: back in my school days I was a regular visitor to the library, but when was the last time I visited a library to borrow a book? It must be over two decades ago, so clearly I don’t value libraries. But I do, I think, just somehow they have slipped me by.