Today the the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced the first class of the Richard Rogers Fellowship, a three-month residency program at the Rogers, Hon. FAIA–designed Wimbledon House in London. Picked from over 200 applicants, the 2017 fellows are Namik Mackic, Maik Novotny, Jose Castillo, Saidee Springall, Shantel Blakely, and Dirk van den Heuvel. (Read about the fellows' research projects on GSD's website.)
"The Richard Rogers Fellowship activates Rogers’s historic Wimbledon House as a site of collaborative investigation for researchers and practitioners into topics that have been central to Rogers’s life and career, including questions of urbanism, sustainability, and how people use cities," notes the press release.