HUBweek Event: Coping with Climate Change: How Will Boston Adapt?


On October 7, 2015 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge, a panel of thought leaders from Boston and beyond will examine how Boston will manage the impending impacts of climate change. Hear how Boston and surrounding communities are preparing for the coming storm, and what kinds of investments may prevent the worst […]


Lecture: How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?


On Monday, October 5th at 6:00 pm at the Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, the Center for Health and the Global Environment, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public will present a panel discussion with top Harvard professors of environmental science, housing and public health entitled“How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?” The speakers will share […]


GSD students awarded Design Miami’s 2015 Entry Pavilion


For 2015’s Design Miami, fair organizers have awarded the design of its coveted entry pavilion to a group of Harvard Graduate School of Design students — Joanne Cheung, Jenny Shen, Steven Meyer, Doug Harsevoort and Yiliu Shen-Burke. Every year Design Miami, a global forum for design with annual shows in Miami and Basel, commissions an early-career architect […]


Ying Liu publishes an article analyzing pedestrian flow by describing diffusion behavior


CGBC Postdoctoral Fellow Ying Liu’s recent article about evaluating unidirectional pedestrian flow by describing diffusion behavior was published in the new edition of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, a “peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes results of rigorous engineering research carried out using mathematical tools.” Liu, along with her co-authors Cheng Sun and Yiming Bie, builds a macroscopic model for […]


Zheming Tong publishes article on air quality and urban rooftop vegetable farms

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CGBC Postdoctoral Fellow Zheming Tong’s recent article about air quality above an urban rooftop vegetable farm was published in a new edition of Environmental Pollution, “an international journal that seeks to publish papers that report results from original, novel research that addresses significant environmental pollution issues and problems and contribute new knowledge to science.” Tong, along with co-authors […]