Loeb Fellowship 45th Anniversary & Alumni Weekend 2015

Designing For Change:
Towards Equity and Resilience

Thursday October 22–Saturday October 24, 2015

Boston & Cambridge


open to the public Open to the Public

Thursday, October 22


Check in and Registration

All events on Thursday will take place at the Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street unless otherwise indicated


open to the public Welcome and Introduction of Callie Curry

John Peterson
Piper Auditorium


open to the public The Opening

Swoon: The Urban Impact of Collaborative Gestures

Delivered by Caledonia Curry (aka Swoon) Artist, Community Activist
7:45 PM Q&A
Piper Auditorium


open to the public Reception

Porticos GSD


Dinner on your own post-reception

Friday, October 23


Grab and Go Breakfast & Registration

All events Friday will take place in District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, in the Innovation District in Boston unless otherwise indicated


open to the public Welcome

Arana Hankin LF '14 and Rob Stein LF '94, Reunion Co-Chairs
Deborah J. Goddard, LF '03, President, Loeb Fellowship Alumni Council
Sarah Myerson, Executive Director of Imagine Boston 2030, Mayor's Office
District Hall

9:30am – 10:30am

Interchange #1

Innovative Approaches for a Just City

Peter Park LF '12, Moderator
Harriet Tregoning LF '04, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD Office of Community Planning and Development Resilience
Nigel Jacob Boston Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics
Daniel D’Oca Interboro Partners and Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design at the GSD
District Hall

10:30am – 11:00am


11:30am – 12:30pm

Interchange #2

Boston’s Resilience: How Will Bostonians Adapt to Climate Change?

Thaddeus Pawlowski LF '15, Moderator, Professor of Urban Design, Columbia University
Tracy Metz LF '07, author of Sweet & Salt, Water & The Dutch
Julie Wormser Executive Director, Boston Harbor Association
Bud Ris Senior Advisor to the Barr Foundation and the Green Ribbon Commission
District Hall

12:30pm – 1:30pm


District Hall

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Photo Essay

New Ideas About an Old City: A Photographic Overview

Peter Vanderwarker LF '97
Introduction by Rob Stein
District Hall

5:00pm – 7:00pm


District Hall

Saturday, October 24


Grab and Go Breakfast

All events on Saturday will take place at the Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street unless otherwise indicated


open to the public Greetings

Arana Hankin LF ’14, Reunion Co-Chair
Rob Stein LF ’94, Reunion Co-Chair
Piper Auditorium

9:15am – 10:15am

open to the public Interchange #3

Scoring Equitable Design and Development

Steven Lewis LF '07, Moderator
Jamie Blosser LF '15, Interim Executive Director, Santa Fe Art Institute
Jair Lynch LF '06, Jair Lynch Development Partners
Deanna Van Buren LF ‘12, FOURM Design
Antwi Akom Co-Founder, Executive Director, ISEEED
George W. McCarthy President & CEO, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Piper Auditorium

10:45am – 11:15am


11:15am – 12:15pm

open to the public The Closing

Michael Kimmelman, New York Times Columnist

Michael Kimmelman New York Times Columnist
Introduced by Mohsen Mostafavi, GSD Dean and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design
Piper Auditorium

12:15pm – 1:15pm


1:45pm – 2:15pm

open to the public Remarks

John Peterson, Incoming Loeb Curator

Introduced by Jim Stockard, Curator Emeritus
Followed by Q&A
Piper Auditorium

2:30pm – 2:45pm

open to the public Wrap-up Remarks from Participants

Piper Auditorium

7:00pm – 11:00pm

Roasts & Toasts!

Reception, Dinner and Dance

Moderated by Gisli Marteinn Baldursson
Porticos & Piper Auditorium, GSD