Letter from the Editors

Illustration by Cecley Hill Letter from the Editors BY ASHER KAPLAN & JIAE AZAD September 21, 2020 Dear readers, Students of urban planning know there is always something more to consider, and this summer we’ve been busy. As we navigate new systems in school and at work, we are also keeping a close eye on

We the Planners: A Public Manifesto

No problem is confined to a single discipline, nor is any solution. We study urban planning because we believe fiercely in this mantra—in the power of shattering silos, of thinking systemically, and of working with diverse communities on the ground to tackle thorny challenges facing cities.

By Harvard Urban Planning Organization

Vision 2018

The vision of the Harvard Urban Forum is to create a student-run platform for conversation in urban planning. The works in this editorial will encompass a variety of forms ranging from research papers to anecdotes about growing up in a legacy city. Just as cities and the urban planning field change over time, so will this publication. We hope you enjoy Harvard Urban Forum’s first edition. We look forward to receiving your feedback and submissions.

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