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George Thrush

Professor of Architecture



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Exploring the important role of city parks

Emerald Net­works,” the newest exhibit at Northeastern’s Gallery 360, offers a look at the his­tory of park sys­tems in five U.S. cities and how present-​​day needs are affecting open space devel­op­ment and use.

Emerald Networks: Reviving the Legacy of City Parks

The secrets to success in urban design

Experts from acad­emia and the public and pri­vate sec­tors con­verged at North­eastern for a day­long sym­po­sium focused on how to design sus­tain­able cities for the future.

Sustainability Symposium

Pop-​​up’ lab opens interdisciplinary dialogue

Northeastern’s second Open Lab Expe­ri­ence, held Monday, high­lighted work by archi­tec­ture stu­dents and faculty.

Building a better city

At the national con­ven­tion for pro­fes­sional archi­tects in May, the School of Archi­tec­ture will be fea­tured in a video for its ded­i­ca­tion to urban inno­va­tion and sustainability.

George Thrush, Professor and Chair of the School of Architecture, and architecture students will be featured in a video at a national convention for professional architects in May.

Relief at a taxing time

Pro­gram helps low-​​income earners and the elderly figure out their 1040s, for free.

Photo by Heratch Ekmekjian

3Qs: Getting public buy-​​in for new development

Who decides what gets built in cities? Both in the U.S. and around the world, it’s up to gov­ern­ments, plan­ning agen­cies, and com­mu­nity groups. But how it all works—and the outcomes—vary widely. These issues will be dis­cussed today at a Northeastern-​​sponsored con­fer­ence, “Public Par­tic­i­pa­tion and Design in Con­tested Cities Since the 1960s.” Here, George Thrush, pro­fessor and director in the archi­tec­ture school, dis­cusses public influ­ence in the approval process for new development—and how it might be trans­formed in the future.

George Thrush

Extending the Bush tax cuts strictly a short-​​term fix

Pres­i­dent Obama and Repub­lican leaders recently agreed to extend, for two years, tax cuts that were set to expire at the end of this month. The agree­ment would lower payroll […]

Design, outside the box

Urban archi­tects must con­sider ques­tions beyond the narrow con­fines of design to be truly effec­tive, says professor

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