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George Thrush, FAIA
Professor of Architecture Director, School of Architecture 151 Ryder Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 [email protected] Education Professional Affiliation
Master of Architecture, Harvard University, 1988 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1984 Registered Architect, Massachusetts, 1989 Member, American Institute of Architects, 1992 Member, College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects, 2005
Professor of Architecture Director, School of Architecture
Chair, Department of Architecture
Acting Chair, Department of Architecture Acting Chair, Department of Visual Arts
Associate Professor Head, Architecture Concentration Department of Art and Architecture Northeastern University
Assistant Professor Head, Architecture Concentration Department of Art and Architecture Northeastern University
Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Art and Architecture Northeastern University
Scholarship and Research
"Ring City: Civic Liberalism and Urban Design", AppendX Magazine #3, Spring, 1996, pp. 124-146 Graduate School of Design Harvard University
"Boston's New Urban Ring: An Antidote to Urban Fragmentation" ACSA Proceedings, Spring, 1996, pp. 384-392 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Washington, DC
Re-Published in Writing Urbanism, Douglas Kelbaugh, FAIA, Editor ACSA Educational Series, 2008, Washington, DC
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"Ethics and Efficacy" GSD News, Fall, 1995, p. 12 Graduate School of Design Harvard University
Book In Progress Choice: Shaping the Contested Metropolis A guide to planning in the privatized, market environment, With sections on loose fitting plans, flexible planning tools, and new building types.
Non-Refereed Articles After Life Architecture Boston (Spring 2010) A critical essay on what kind of adaptive re-use makes sense in the suburban landscape of malls, parking lots, and disposable buildings.
Its Own Thing: Chinaʼs Struggle With Modernism Architecture Boston (Winter 2010) A critique of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, and how the pavilions reveal fissures in architectural thinking in China.
The Next Layer: Boston in the Age of the New Towers Architecture Boston (Spring 2007) A look at why towers are still with us and how they can work to be part of Bostonʼs future.
Clean Slate Cover of the IDEAS section The Boston Globe (5/13/07) A critique of the issues surrounding the re-design of Government Center and Boston City Hall. The article challenges the balance of architectural preservation versus the need for the city to grow in an incremental way.
In Defense of One Western Avenue Invited Article, Architecture Boston (Spring 2006) An elaboration of the issues surrounding the unpopularity of the New Harvard Business School Dormitory. The article addresses the political, aesthetic, and cultural choices facing the contemporary city.
“Thinking Public in a Private Age” Invited Lecture Proceedings, XV Bienial de Archtectura de Quito Colegio de Architectos de Ecuador Quito, Ecuador
An Unsettling Look at the Future Op-Ed Piece , The Boston Globe (3/29/04) A critique of the attitudes underlying the expansion of Harvard Universityʼs campus across the Charles River, and into Allston, MA. The piece addresses the design particulars of Machado and Silvettiʼs new One Western Avenue Dormitory for the Harvard Business School at the gateway to the new campus.
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What the City of Boston Needs is More People, 2000 Not More Open Space Op-Ed Piece , The Boston Globe on environmentalism, urbanism and open space, (12/25/00) (subsequently featured on the Center for Urban and Regional Policyʼs website as the featured article in February, 2001.
Millennium Project Is Good For Boston Op-Ed Piece , The Boston Globe on Turnpike Air-Rights Development Project, (12/3/98) Advocates a tall building in the Back Bay, connected to a low scale in-fill set of structures crossing the turnpike.
"Long-Term Planning Needs an Urban Ring to It", The Boston Business Journal, Commentary , June 2-8, 1995, p.13 This piece argues for using the urban ring as the paradigm for all major physical planning in the city and environs.
"The "Urban Ring" could join Boston and the Megaplex" Op-Ed Piece , The Boston Globe, (6/27/95) This piece argues for considering the infrastructure of the city before deciding how and where to place a new Megaplex (convention center and/ or football stadium).
"On Deviancy", A Conversation between George Thrush and Darell Fields, (editor) AppendX Magazine #2, Spring, 1994, pp. 143-147 Graduate School of Design Harvard University
"The Need for a Center: Politics, Morphology, and the Ring", The New Urban Ring (catalogue), April, 1994, pp.17-21 Urban Design Charrette Series, Document #2 Northeastern University
"The Charrette Process: Architecture, Urban Design, and Politics", Catalogue , December, 1993, pp. 4-13 Urban Design Charrette Series, Document #1 Northeastern University
"Art and Architecture Department Sponsors First Northeastern University Urban Design Charrette", Chronicle, Spring 1993, p.8 College of Arts and Sciences Northeastern University
Funded Research The Urban Gauge Planning Tool January, 2008A web-based planning tool that allows users to Present/ Ongoing evaluate, using quantitative measures, the relative merits of local, regional, and financial concerns regarding complex urban development projects. (with Jie-Eun Hwang, research associate) See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8cDwCfyYFc
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Funding to date: (Private Gifts, Commonwealth of MA, School of Architecture)
Academic Presentations Digital Planning Tools Lincoln Institute on Land Planning Cambridge, MA
THE PROCESS: Public Participation and Design in Contested Cities Since the 1960s A Conference hosted by George Thrush The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2011/02/03/process/
The Future of Government Center Urban Land Institute Presentation Offices of Willmer Hale Boston, MA
Pan-American Bienial Presentation “Thinking Public in a Private Age” Proceedings, XV Bienial de Archtectura de Quito Colegio de Architectos de Ecuador Quito, Ecuador Conference Introduction “How Deep is the Ocean ?” Introduction to Conference Urban Housing and the Legacy of Modernism: Europe & America Department of Architecture Northeastern University
National Conference March 2003 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Louisville, KY Session Chair “Urban/ Suburban Geography, Demography, and Design” w/ Milton Curry, Cornell University, & Emily Talen, University of Illinois- Champaign Panelist- Special Session “Urban Design Education- Steering the Discussion” w/ Ellen Dunham-Jones, Director, Architecture Georgia Tech and Andrea Kahn, Associate Professor, Urban Design, Columbia University National Lecture “Density and the City: The Next Layer” September, 2003 National Conference on Density American Institute of Architects/ Boston Society of Architects Parker House, Boston, MA September 12, 2003 (other speakers, Douglas Kelbaugh, Dean, University of Michigan, and Stephanos Polyzoides, New Urbanism founder, San Diego, CA) Invited Panelist Housing Presentation on Criteria for Urban Housing
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Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University March 12, 2003 th
4 National Academic Symposium on New Urbanism Invited Respondent University of Michigan, February, 2001 Ann, Arbor, MI "Venturi & Scott-Brown, Lynch, Rowe and The New Urban Ring" Gallery Talk at Exhibition, April 3, 1998 School of Architecture California College of Arts and Crafts San Francisco, CA
"The Scale of Identity" Public Lecture, February 24, 1997 School of Architecture Tulane University New Orleans, LA
"The Urban Ring" "Everyday Communities, Everyday Neighborhoods" National A.I.A. Conference on Regional and Urban Design Boston, MA October, 17-20, 1996
"The Scale of Identity" Public Lecture, October 4, 1996 School of Architecture Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
"The Scale of Identity" Public Lecture, September 23, 1996 School of Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
"Art, Architecture, and Representations of the City" Panel Discussion, February 14, 1996 Huntington Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA
"Boston's New Urban Ring: An Antidote to Urban Fragmentation" Presentation to Regional Planning Organization MoveMASS 2000, April 26, 1996 Offices of Palmer & Dodge Boston, MA
"Boston's New Urban Ring: An Antidote to Urban Fragmentation" National A.C.S.A. Conference Boston, MA March 10, 1996
Introduction and Moderator for Session "Focusing Back on the City" National A.C.S.A. Conference
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Boston, MA March 11, 1996
"Boston's New Urban Ring as a Location for Public Schools" Lecture, January 31, 1996 Fourth Semester Architectural Design Studio Extended Urban Strategies Professor Darell Fields, Coordinator Department of Architecture Graduate School of Design Harvard University
"Spatial Order and Political Diversity: The City, the Suburbs, and Boston's New Urban Ring" Lecture, October 6, 1995 Overview Lecture Series Professor Niall Kirkwood, Coordinator Department of Landscape Architecture Graduate School of Design Harvard University
"Introduction to the Urban Ring", Lecture, July 7, 1995 Urban Law and Economic Development School of Law Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Michael S. Dukakis Northeastern University
"Architecture and Politics", Lecture, November 18, 1991 Education and Criticism Lecture Series California College of Arts and Crafts San Francisco, CA
Harvard University Gund Hall, Graduate School of Design May 6- 31, 1996 "Boston's New Urban Ring:An Antidote to Fragmentation" Exhibition of Research and Design Regional Urban Design Analysis, History, and Documentation 1995 Urban Design Case Study #1: Melnea Cass Boulevard, Roxbury 1996 Urban Design Case Study #2: MIT / BU Bridge, Boston & Cambridge 1996 Travelling Exhibitions: University of Tennessee School of Architecture September 16- 30, 1996 Northeastern University Ryder Hall Gallery November 18, 1996- January 6, 1997 Tulane University School of Architecture February 24March 14, 1997 California College of Arts and Crafts School of Architecture March 9- April 14, 1998 Build Boston Exhibition World Trade Center, Boston, MA "New England Architects"
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November 19-21, 1996 Duffy/ Beard Residence Cambridge, MA Travelling Exhibition: NYNEX Lobby Gallery 125 High Street, Boston, MA July 7– August 1, 1997
Northeastern University Ryder Hall Gallery January 17– February 3, 1995 "George Thrush: Architecture and Urban Design, 1990-1994", Ocean House Series, Scituate, MA Ocean House House #1 (Kervick/ Costello House) Ocean House #2 (The Wall House) Ocean House #3 (The Crustacean House) The Bluestone Bistro
1990 1991 1992 1994
Group Exhibitions Cities in the Making 1998 Curated by Richard Sommer, Scholar-in-Residence Department of Architecture California College of Arts and Crafts San Francisco, CA George Thrush, The New Urban Ring William Morrish, Suburban Placematters Roger Sherman, North Hollywood Transit System Development Plan Machado & Silvetti Associates, Columbus Circle, NYC
NYNEX Lobby Gallery 125 High Street Boston, MA April 4- 26, 1994 "The Boston Region: From Here to There " Exhibition of Transportation and Urban Design Proposals from 1984 to 1994 in conjunction with MIT, Harvard, and The Boston Globe's The Boston Conference: Shaping the Accessible Region Newmarket Parking Structure and Truck Stop Northeastern University Urban Ring Charrette Entry (with Schatz and Tehrani)
Federal Reserve Bank Gallery Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA November 9- December 18, 1992 "Northeastern University Department of Art and Architecture Faculty Exhibition" Ocean House #3, Scituate, MA
Northeastern University Dodge Art Gallery October 23- December 5, 1991 "Mind & Body: Projects and Built Works of Young New England Architects" Travelling Exhibitions:
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI January 10-31, 1992
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University of the South, Sewanee, TN January 23- February 19, 1996
Ocean House #2
Publications of Thrushʼs Design Work
Il Fenomeo DellʼEdiliza Residenziale Americana: “Ocean House Series” a Boston Renato Russi LʼIndustria Delle Construzioni #309/10 Luglio/ Agosto Roma/ 1997
Northeastern Chapel Office dA, Design Architect; (Ponce de Leon/ Tehrani firm) SmartArchitecture, Architect-of-Record (Thrush/ Booz firm) The Boston Herald, David Eisner
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Entry/ Proposal to international competition for Washington, DC Mall (w/ Jack Hitt and Maggie Booz)
World Trade Center Memorial June 28, 2003 With Thomas Starr, Chair, Dept. of Visual Arts Kelly Smith & Andrew Ashey, NU, 2003
Charles St. MGH MBTA Station Entry/ Proposal to re-design station (w/ SmartArchitecture) Boston's City Hall Plaza Re-Design Competition (w/ Dagg and Kelly)
Building Renovation and Landscape Plan Deanʼs Residence Harvard Divinity School Harvard University (w/ SmartArchitecture) Urban Design Proposal/ Feasibility Elma Lewis African American Performing Arts Center National Center for Afro-American Artists, Roxbury, MA (in collaboration w/ Graham Gund Architects)
Building Renovation and Landscape Plan Walter Lippmann House The Nieman Foundation Harvard University (w/ SmartArchitecture) Simon House Renovation & Addition 1970s Residence Lincoln, MA (w/ SmartArchitecture)
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Ocean House Series Scituate, MA Ocean House House #1 (Kervick/ Costello House) Ocean House #2 (The Wall House) Ocean House #3 (The Crustacean House)
1990-92 1990 1991 1992
Educational Design Charrettes & Conferences Conference Hosted THE PROCESS: Public Participation and Design in Contested Cities Since the 1960s The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2011/02/03/process/
Conference Hosted Typology Redux: October, 2010 Revisiting a Theoretical Framework for New Modes of Practice Northeastern University, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2010/08/10/typology-redux/
Conference Hosted HOMEWORK April, 2010 Contemporary Housing Delivery Systems Northeastern University, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2010/02/03/home-work-contemporary-housingdelivery-systems/ Conference Hosted Infrastructure and the Future: November, 2009 Assessing the Architectʼs Role Northeastern University, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2009/10/03/infrastructure-future/
Conference Hosted The Mayorʼs Institute on City Design: October, 2009 Northeast Regional Session Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts Northeastern University, Boston, MA http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/architecture/2009/10/15/mayors-instituecity-design-northeast-conference/ Conference Hosted The New Geography of Urban Design National Conference on Urban Design, co-hosted with Harvard University, Department of Urban Planning & Design February 13 & 14, 2003
Panel 1- Mapping Roger Sherman, UCLA Richard Sommer, Harvard University Chris Reed, Harvard University Harriet Tregoning, State of Maryland Smart Growth Rosalind Greenstein, Lincoln Land Institute
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Alex Krieger, Chair, Department of Urban Planning & Design, Harvard Andrea Kahn, Columbia University Keynote Address William Morrish, Professor, University of Virginia Panel 2- Engines of Urban Development Willy Sclarsic, Housing Developer Jerrold Kayden, Harvard University Tim Love, Northeastern University George Thrush, Northeastern University Roger Sherman, UCLA Panel 3- New Constituencies John DeVillars, EPA & Brownfield Recovery Ann Beha, Preservation and Heritage Chris Gordon, MassPORT Anthony Flint, The Boston Globe Richard Sommer, Harvard University George Thrush, Northeastern University National Team Leader University of Michigan Detroit Charrette Invited national leader of one of four 25-30 person teams focusing on urban design solutions to the Grand River Boulevard section of downtown Detroit. Led design over four days, and produced a Powerpoint presentation made to Mayor Archerʼs staff and 400 residents. ($2,500 honorarium)
Boston Society of Architects/ Northeastern University Urban Design Charrette #2 THE NEW URBAN RING George Thrush and M. David Lee, Charrette Co-Sponsors, Organizers, Hosts, Reception Speakers Boston, MA September 18 & 19, 1993
Participating Institutions in Charrette #2: Harvard University, M.I.T., Rhode Island School of Design, Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Reviewed in The Boston Globe (Cover Story 11/20/93), South End News Interviewed for lead story on WLVI- TV 56 News (9/18/93) and Boston Network News (10/15/93 Endorsed in lead editorials in The Boston Globe (10/11/93) and The Boston TAB (9/28/93) Exhibited at Prudential Center Sky Walk Gallery (9/29/93- 10/11/93) Exhibited at BSA BUILD BOSTON (11/15/93-11/19/93) Northeastern Urban Design Charrette #1 Charrette Organizer, Exhibition Curator, Opening Speaker June 12 & 13, 1992
Participating Institutions in Charrette #1: Boston Architectural Center, Harvard University, M.I.T., Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams College Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology Reviewed on WHDH-TV (Channel 7) Thrush C.V. pg. 10
Publications, Editor and Designer
Program "BOSTON COMMON" (7/26/92) Reviewed in The Boston Tab, (6/30/92) Exhibited at Prudential Center Sky Walk Gallery ( 6/17/92- 8/17/92)
Northeastern Urban Design Charrette #2 Catalogue #2: The New Urban Ring With essays by M. David Lee, Kenneth E. Kruckemeyer, & Alex Krieger published April, 1994 (Northeastern University)
Northeastern Urban Design Charrette Catalogue#1 published December, 1993 (Northeastern University)
Consultant Work Design Consultant, South Bay Development Team Boston Residential Group Developed Master Plan and Development Strategy for 12 acre Adjacent to Downtown Boston and to be built on Turnpike Air Rights. Est. value: $750 million
Design Consultant, P-3 Development Team National Center for Afro-American Artists Developed Master Plan and Development Strategy for 7 acre parcel along edge of traditionally African-American neighborhood in Boston.
Elma Lewis African American Performing Arts Center Preliminary Feasibility Analysis Client: N.U. Community Outreach Partnership Grant US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Roxbury Industrial Park Client: N.U. Community Outreach Partnership Grant US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Grants and Awards
Elected to the National “College of Fellows” (FAIA) American Institute of Architects February, 2005
National Juror Connecticut AIA Honor Awards Juror (declined) September 2001
National Juror North Carolina AIA Honor Awards Juror October 2001
National Juror Virginia AIA Honor Awards September 28, 1998
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A.I.A. Young Architect's Citation 1996 (American Institute of Architects) National award given in recognition of accomplishment in design, research, and education. Conferred at the 1996 National Conference of the A.I.A. in Minneapolis, MN; the citation was announced in National A.I.A. publications, one of three given nationwide.
Civic Outreach and Public Advocacy Public Interviews
Featured Interview www.aia.org National website of the AIA January 25, 2012
Blog BostonMagazine.com Architecture, Design, and the Built Environment Started August, 2011 http://blogs.bostonmagazine.com/boston_daily/author/gthrush/
Radio Appearance Topic: Renzo Pianoʼs addition to The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum WBUR, RadioBoston January, 19, 2012
Television Appearance Topic: Surface of the Central Artery WGBH, “Greater Boston with Emily Rooney” February, 10, 2003
Quoted in News Column Paul Restucci, The Boston Herald, “Height Matters” November 30, 2001
Guest on NBC TODAY Show following World Trade Center Terrorist Disaster, September 18, 2001
Quoted in News Column Anthony Flint, The Boston Globe, Architects Debate Altering Urban Landscape, September 14, 2001 Re-printed in Record Sunday Journal, Meridian, CT, September 16, 2001
When Politicans Design: Boston, 2000 Quoted in Professional Column Tom Witkowski , ArchitectureBoston (Year in Review Issue). March, 2001 George Thrush Interviews Margaret Crawford ArchitectureBoston, Fall 2000 Boston Society of Architects Discussion of Crawfordʼs “Everday Urbanism” in light of various critiques, and the New Urbanism.
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Quoted in News Column Jenna Russell, The Boston Globe article on Big-Box retail stores and their effort to “blend in” with New England architecture. September 3, 2000
Invited panelist (w/ Barry Bluestone) to roundtable discussion of development and design opportunities in Bostonʼs “Rim Cities”. Conversation published in BSAʼs ArchitectureBoston, Fall 1999.
Gentrification Quoted in Opinion Column Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe March 12, 1999
Millennium Project Quoted in Opinion Column Brian McGrory, The Boston Globe March 30, 1999
Downtown Re-Development Quoted in Opinion Column Lisa Ecklebecker, The Worcester-Telegraph-Gazette March 26, 1999
The Fusion of Practice and Theory in the Studio Experience ArchitectureBoston, Vol. 1, #3, 1998 Section entitled: Two Views, p. 40 Boston Society of Architects Quoted in News Column Anthony Flint, " Rebuilding the city", The Boston Globe Magazine , September 28, 1997, pp. 12-15, 19, 21, 22, & 25 Cover story investigates aspects of the "New Urbanism" and its effects and possibilities in major cities, as well as new suburbs. National Professional Magazine Nancy Levinson, "Drawing a Ring Around Boston: Civic Activists Are on the Move", Architectural Record, February, 1996, p. 13 This feature cites the Northeastern Charrette as the catalyst for broad interest in the New Urban Ring. Thrush's drawings and photographs are included in the piece. Quoted in News Column Anthony Flint, "Shopping center's success linked to location", The Boston Globe , December 3, 1995, p. 41 article cites a new shopping center's success as a result of its location on the "urban ring".
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Work cited in News Column Alan Lupo, "The Urban Ring: Architectural fancy becomes a priority ", The Boston Globe , December 3, 1995, p. 14 article cites role of Northeastern Treasurer, Robert L. Culver, and Thrush in the development of the "urban ring".
Subject of Interview WBUR Radio Program The Connection with Christopher Lydon July, 18, 1995 A one hour public radio call-in talk show in which the host and callers asked questions about the New Urban Ring project. Work cited in News Magazine Robert Campbell, "Full Circle", The Boston Globe Magazine, October 30, 1994, pp. 14-18 (A special supplement to the Boston Sunday Globe entitled, Turning Point: Reinventing the Boston region for an age of global challenge This issue reports the results of The Boston Conference, In his article on The Urban Ring, Globe Architecture Critic, Robert Campbell supports the Ring and Thrush's role in its development.) Newspaper Graphic, "Crosstown Express", The Boston Globe , September 27, 1994 drawing showing three new bus routes developed in response to the "urban ring". Work cited in News Column Thomas C. Palmer, Jr., "Circular transit route no longer a pipe dream", The Boston Globe , February 18, 1994, p. 25 article cites role of Northeastern Treasurer, Robert L. Culver, and Thrush in the development of the "urban ring". Work cited in Academic Magazine Column Jim Zook, "Portrait– On Stage: Actor, Professor, Urban Designer"", The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 13, 1993, p. A7 Profile on Thrush's work as an educator and urban designer. Work cited in News Column Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, "Planners envision linking the Hub's spokes with a Ring", The Boston Globe , September 20, 1993, p. 1 Article on the Northeastern Urban Design Charrette #2on The New Urban Ring.
Work cited in Editorial Editoral Board, "Loop the loop", The Boston Globe , October 11, 1993, p. 14 Editoral in support of the Urban Ring concept, noting the important role of Northeastern Charette #2
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Work cited in Editorial Editoral Board, "Urban ring", The Boston TAB , September 28, 1993, p. 10 Editoral in support of the Urban Ring concept, the role of Thrush, and Northeastern Charrette #2.
Charrette in News Article Maggie Mulvihill, "Urban design competition yields ideas for university", The Boston TAB , June 30, 1992, p. 3 Detailed account of the Northeastern Charrette #1 and exhibition.
Subject of Interview One Norway Street, Christian Science Monitor TV Invited as a planning expert for a televised discussion of Boston's Central Artery Project.
Academic and Professional Service
Public Service The Greenway Parcels 7 & 9 Advisory Board Appointed by Mass Department of Transportation
Professional Service AIA Large Firm Roundtable Deanʼs Council
Public Service Turnpike Air Rights Development Citizens Advisory Council Fenway/ Kenmore Redevelopment Advisor Appointed by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino
Interviewed Fred Salvucci For Architecture Boston Magazine December 23, 2003
Named to Board of Directors Boston Society of Architects December, 2003
Massport Designer Selection Board Second Year of three Year term Appointed by Massport
Wrote Book Review Journal of Society of Architectural Historians Subject: The Provisional City, MIT Press, 2000 Dana Cuff, Ph. D., Professor UCLA
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Washington University, St. Louis for Promotion Case
External Referee Georgia Tech, Atlanta for Promotion Case
External Referee Harvard University for Promotion Case #1
External Referee Harvard University for Promotion Case #2
Harvard University Housing Studio Jury (Architecture)
MIT Thesis Studio Jury (Architecture)
(and juries at Harvard, MIT, RISD, Columbia, Yale, from 1991-2003) BSA/ Build Boston Panel on Millennium Project “Big, Tall and in the Public Realm” Panelist Robert Kroin, BRA Robert Campbell, The Boston Globe Gary Handel, Gary Handel and Partners
George Thrush, Northeastern University
Community Character and Regional Identity Presenter Design Charrette Civic Initiative for Livable Communities Northeastern University Sponsored by the Boston Society of Architects w/ NU Architecture and NU Center for Urban and Regional Policy April 27-29, 2001
Architecture and Practice- A Long History Presenter (w/ Fred Kramer, partner, ADD, Inc.) Practice-Oriented Education Conference Northeastern University April 25-27, 2001
"Theory and Practice" Panel discussion among architectural program heads BUILD BOSTON Exhibition Boston Society of Architects
"Meet the Deans" Panel discussion among architectural program heads BUILD BOSTON Exhibition Boston Society of Architects
Founding Member, Board of Directors Boston Map Society
Chair, Urban Design Awards Committee
Member, (1993-95) Thrush C.V. pg. 16
Boston Society of Architects (A.I.A.) Founding Member, Infrastructure Forum