Antoine Picon is the G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology at Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Learn more about his course “Cities, Infrastructures, and Politics: From Renaissance to Smart Technologies.“
Rosabeth Moss Kanter is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School.
Learn more about her book “MOVE: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead.“
Stephen Goldsmith is the Derek Bok Professor of the Practice of Urban Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Learn more about his book “The New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance.”
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School.
Stephen Goldsmith, Derek Bok Professor of the Practice of Urban Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Antoine Picon, G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology at Harvard Graduate School of Design.
After World War II, the United States had one of the strongest systems of infrastructure in the world. Since then, the country’s infrastructure has been neglected and overburdened, and U.S. competitiveness is struggling as a result. In her new book “Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead,” Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter argues that the U.S. must reinvent how it thinks about and tackles travel and transport challenges.
On the wire
News from around Harvard University on the issues and solutions surrounding infrastructure.
Breaking down Biden’s infrastructure plan
Harvard analysts in economics and public policy call it a $2.3 trillion “generational” investment that will pay wide-ranging dividends.
Will Biden’s infrastructure proposal meet America’s urgent need?
The Ash Center sat down with Professor Stephen Goldsmith, former mayor of Indianapolis and deputy mayor of New York, to discuss the new White House jobs and infrastructure plan
- Shipping infrastructure
Ports of entry are critical infrastructure
- Infrastructure equality
"In many places, such as Cleveland and other aging industrial cities, the old civic infrastructure disappeared when Fortune 500 companies moved away."
- Green Infrastructure
Advancing Green Infrastructure Program Wins Harvard's Roy Award for Environmental Partnership
- Stronger infrastructure
"… geometrically optimized to delay buckling, with huge implications for improved material use in modern infrastructural applications,”
Green indoor infrastructure
- Competitive infrastructure
Supporting infrastructure, supporting US competitiveness
- Road infrastructure
"… rather than think of roads as free, we need to realize that significant resources go into the operation of the motor vehicle economy.”
- COVID-19 Infrastructure
Reform the road to economic recovery
The Ash Center’s Stephen Goldsmith releases recommendations on proposed COVID-19 infrastructure stimulus legislation.