The Frances Loeb Library at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) supports research, teaching, and learning for the GSD, Harvard, and broader international design communities. The library's strengths—20th- and 21st-century architecture, urban... Read more
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Harvard Direct and Borrow Direct services have recently expanded substantially with the addition of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Loeb Design, and Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of... Read more
September 16, 2014—This summer, the Frances Loeb Library underwent a partial renovation on its lower level, transforming a portion of stacks space into dedicated semi-open workspace with an adjoining conference room for students in the Graduate... Read more
May 13, 2014—Visitors to the Materials Collection at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s Frances Loeb Library will never be admonished to look without touching. In this tactile paradise, fingers—and imagination—are encouraged to... Read more
May 6, 2014—Electronic images can be poor substitutes for images in print—one reason why art and architecture scholars continue to rely heavily on print publications despite a shift to digital.
Vanessa Kam, acting head of music, art and... Read more
A collection of Walter Gropius’s bow ties at the Loeb Design Library reflects the famed modernist architect and his love of joy. “It was the architecture gear of a certain era,” said Benjamin Prosky, GSD’s assistant dean for communications.... Read more