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Hashim Sarkis Named MIT’s New Dean of Architecture and Planning

Hashim Sarkis Named MIT’s New Dean of Architecture and Planning
Hashim Sarkis Named MIT’s New Dean of Architecture and Planning, The Courtowers (currently under construction). Image Courtesy of Hashim Sarkis Studios
The Courtowers (currently under construction). Image Courtesy of Hashim Sarkis Studios

Hashim Sarkis - a prominent scholar of architecture and urbanism, a practicing architect whose works have been built in the United States and the Middle East, and a leading expert on design in the Middle East - has been named the new dean of MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), effective in January. Sarkis is currently the Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD). He has been on the Harvard faculty since 1998, and has been a full professor since 2002.

“The energy and forward-looking attitude I have encountered at one of the oldest schools of architecture and planning in the country makes it feel like the youngest,” Sarkis says. Read the complete press release here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Hashim Sarkis Named MIT’s New Dean of Architecture and Planning" 25 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/561438/hashim-sarkis-named-mit-s-new-dean-of-architecture-and-planning/> ISSN 0719-8884

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