The Harvard Graduate School of Design ("The Harvard GSD") is a professional graduate school at Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. The Harvard GSD offers masters and doctoral programs in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, and interdisciplinary design studies. Complementing this academic mission is a robust calendar of public lectures, awards, architecture exhibitions, and design research initiatives that exemplify the school as cultural institution.
The Harvard GSD is recognized as one of the world's top design schools, and is consistently ranked number one in North America. The Harvard GSD has over 13,000 alumni and has graduated many famous architects, urban planners, and landscape architects, including five Pritzker Laureates. The school also offers the Loeb Fellowship Program representing the broadest spectrum of design practitioners from architects and landscape architects to journalists, public artists and affordable housing developers. Numerous Loeb Fellows are engaged in AAO activities and can be followed on the LOEBlog online.