Gsd Platform 8: An Index Of Design & Research by Zaneta HongGsd Platform 8: An Index Of Design & Research by Zaneta Hong

Gsd Platform 8: An Index Of Design & Research

EditorZaneta Hong

Paperback | February 15, 2016

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Platform 8 catalogs a curated selection
of work generated in the past year at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Alongside final products of design education, Platform 8 places particular emphasis on collecting and documenting the people and artifacts that shape research-driven design practices. Here, design is presented both as process and as a final product. The book's indexical structure, punctuated with a collection of portraits, presents a comprehensive picture of the school. Platform 8 shows the intention, direction, and passion seen and experienced every day at the GSD.

Design consultants: Zak Jensen, Laura Grey
Student editors: Alexander Cassini, Mikhail Grinwald, Vi Vu
Zaneta Hong is a Lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Prior to her appointment at Harvard, Zaneta was a Lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia, and the Materials Lab Curator at the University of Texas, Austin School of Architecture. During her time at UT...
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Title:Gsd Platform 8: An Index Of Design & ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.2 × 6.3 × 0.68 inPublished:February 15, 2016Publisher:ActarLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940291747

ISBN - 13:9781940291741

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"Richly illustrated and structured as an encyclopedic survey in which entriesare presented alphabetically, from academia to zoo, this book exposes a particular moment of design culture at the Harvard Graduate School anddocuments both scholarly discourse and material production as concomitant artifacts of contemporary practice, design, education, and academic research.Each edition of Platform -- the annual publication of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design -- aims to present the diversity of designand research projects produced at the school. Collaborating in its production are well-known architects, landscape architects, and designers, and theorists.This volume uses the concept of the index as a means to navigate the multiple layers of concepts incorporated within the work. Both text and image appear aspictures of processes, pedagogies, and products of design." --Eithne O'Leyne, ProtoView