Advancing progress in cities around the globe
Helping cities improve people’s daily lives
Award-winning urban design
What can be done to stem the tide of destabilization?
How the pandemic transformed urban America
Fighting back against climate change, block by block
A tale of three cities
Graduate School of Design alum Sara Arman promotes health equity through community organizing and urban planning.
Ben Green, an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center, is researching how cities can be both technologically advanced and socially just.
Jorrit de Jong
Jorrit de Jong, faculty director of the Bloomberg Center for Cities, has led the collaboration between Harvard and urban leaders in the United States and around the world.
Alum Juan Reynoso pursued a joint Master in Public Health and Urban Planning, bridging the research for those interconnected worlds.
As professor of romance languages and literatures, Bruno Carvalho explores cities as lived and imagined spaces.
Emily Romero Gonzalez
Emily Romero Gonzalez’s Presidential City of Boston Fellowship in 2021 included a mayoral transition, COVID-19 challenges, and a public health and housing crisis.
The future of cities
- Podcasts, galleries, and articles
The future of the American city
Harvard Graduate School of Design affiliates discuss possible futures for how and where we will live.
- Remote work
Will people still move to where the jobs are?
- Reduce, reuse, recycle
Can Mexico City lead the conversation on how urban wastewater can benefit rural crops?
- Big Apple big data
How can New York City resolve health disparities with data?
- Climate-ready cities
How can American cities prepare for an increasingly destructive climate?
Making cities more just
The case for restitutional medicine
The Just City Lab
The role of the activist architect
Can community land trusts stop gentrification?
Helping cities address food insecurity
Helping out at home
Building to advance equity
Design interventions to address racial injustice
Street by street
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