Harvard architecture

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GROPIUS, Walter (1883 - 1969), architect; Professor of Architecture, 1937–52, and Chairman of the Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1938–52, Professor Emeritus, since 1952

KOOLHAAS, Remment (born 1944), Joint Founder and Partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, since 1975; Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, since 1995

MONEO VALLÉS, José Rafael (born 1937), architect; Josep Lluis Sert Professor of Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, since 1991

Meredith Martin. Dairy Queens: The Politics of Pastoral Architecture from Catherine De' Medici to Marie‐Antoinette. (Harvard Historical Studies, number 176.) Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. 2011. Pp. 328. $45.00

Susan Gilson Miller The Architecture and Memory of the Minority Quarter in the Muslim Mediterranean City. (Aga Khan Program.) Cambridge: Harvard Graduate School of Design, distributed by Harvard University Press. 2010. Pp. 227. $24.95

House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880–1930 , by Jordan Sand. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004, 512 pp., $65.00, £41.95 (hardcover ISBN 0-674-01218-6)

BILES, John Harvard (1854 - 1933), Hon. Vice-President Institution of Naval Architects; MInstCE, MSoc. Nav. Arch., USA; Hon. Memb. Japanese Society of Naval Architects; Order of Osmanieh, 3rd class, 1906; Naval Constructor, Admiralty, 1877–81; Naval Architect and Manager to Clydebank Shipyard, 1881–90; Professor of Naval Architecture, Glasgow University, 1891–1921; has served on Admiralty Departmental Committees on Mercantile Auxiliaries, 1901, Torpedo Boat Destroyer Committee, 1902–03, Warship Designs, 1905; Board of Trade Departmental Committee on Tonnage, 1905–06; Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights; President Engineering Section British Association, 1911; Chairman Boats and Davits Committee, 1912–13; Assessor on Titanic Enquiry, 1912; British Delegate on International Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, 1913; Chairman Admiralty Committee on Submarine Cargo Vessels, 1917; Member Indian Mercantile Marine Committee, 1923–24; Member of Committee on Royal Dockyards and their organization, 1925; Chairman Engineering Joint Council, 1925–26; is Consulting Naval Architect to the High Commissioner for India, and received thanks of Secretary of State in Council for the satisfactory results of the designing and supervising the construction of the river craft for the Expeditionary Force in Mesopotamia, 1916–18; has professionally visited India, Australia, United States of America, Canada, Japan, and China, and nearly all European countries


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The work of architects trained in Bauhaus principles by Gropius and Breuer at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in the 1940s and 1950s. Its practitioners included E. L. Barnes, Philip Johnson, I. M. Pei, and Paul Rudolph, who promoted Modernism throughout the USA.

Herdeg (1985)

Subjects: Architecture.

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