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Pollman Fellowship in Real Estate and Urban Development
Now Accepting Applications for the 2020-2021 Fellowship Year
Established in 2002 through the generous gift of Harold A. Pollman, the Pollman Fellowship in Real Estate and Urban Development is given to outstanding postdoctoral graduates in real estate, urban planning, and development to spend one year in residence as a visiting scholar at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Applicants in the fields of economic development, political economy, urban economics, and other areas in urban planning related to real estate and urban development are also encouraged to apply.
Postdoctoral candidates for the Pollman Fellowship should either have received their doctorate or have submitted their dissertation for final awarding of the degree. The fellowship award is $30,000, plus medical benefits, and is to be used towards living and research expenses. While at Harvard, the fellow may audit courses and may seek to supplement the fellowship with teaching and research assignments. The fellow is expected to produce at least one publishable paper in a refereed journal, to participate in research workshops, and to contribute to the life of the School.
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2020.
Interested applicants should send a short statement of their current and proposed research, as well as a copy of their resume, by email to:
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
International Competition for the Architectural Landscape Design Concept for the Tuchkov Buyan Park in Saint Petersburg
Now Accepting Applications
On 15 November, the International Competition for the Architectural Landscape Design Concept for the Tuchkov Buyan Park in Saint Petersburg will begin accepting applications from participants. Tuchkov Buyan will become a city park with direct access to the Neva River, offer new panoramic views of the city’s main landmarks and unite Saint Petersburg’s green spaces with a single, unbroken pedestrian route.
The goal of the competition is to define the vision and landscape architectural concept for the park that meets the demands of city residents, visitors, and the specialist community. Russian and international landscape designers and architects are invited to participate.
The deadline for application submission is January 15, 2020. Interested parties can submit their application at park-spb.ru/eng.
- Application submission window: from 15 November 2019 to 15 January 2020;
- Jury meeting and selection of the eight finalists: 3–4 February 2020;
- Development of competition proposals: 5 February to 8 May 2020;
- Jury meeting: 14-15 May 2020;
- Announcement of competition results: 3–6 June.
The competition brief will be prepared by the technical committee and published in mid-January. The document will take into account the results of expert sessions and analysis conducted based on meetings with city residents.
The procedure, rules, and conditions of the competition meet the international standards set by the International Union of Architects (UIA).
Learn more at https://park-spb.ru/eng.