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Press Release: Address By Renowned Architect Norman Foster Keynotes Two-Day Event

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CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (PRWEB) OCTOBER 29, 2015 Renowned architect Lord Norman Foster, the Pritzker Prize winner whose numerous iconic projects include Germany’s Reichstag, London’s Millennium Bridge, and the world’s largest airport terminal (Beijing), on Thursday, November 5, will keynote a two-day conference marking the one-year anniversary of Harvard’s Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) at […]

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What to expect from the next UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris

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On October 27 at 6pm at Wiener Auditorium at Harvard University, the Harvard Kennedy School will present a lecture and panel discussion about the forthcoming UN Conference on Climate Change, with  Prof. S. Jasanoff (STS), Adj. Prof. M. Rouyer (Ash Center) and Prof. Henry Lee (Belfer Center), and featuring former UN Assistant Secretary-General (Executive Coordinator […]

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Seminar: Development, Dissent and Architecture in the building of Modern India

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On October 27 from 06:30pm to 08:00pm at CGIS South, S250 Peter Scriver, Centre for Asian and Middle-Eastern Architecture (CAMEA), University of Adelaide, will discuss India’s postcolonial modernization and development, and the architecture and urbanism of Chandigarh, the Punjab State Capital. Though rarely invoked with such a clear and critical purpose, architecture has entered in and out of […]

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Southeast Asia Explores Sustainable Development Conference

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On Tuesday, October 27 from 9:00am to 5:30pm, the Harvard University Asia Center and the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia will host an environmentally focused conference about South Asia, “Southeast Asia Explores Sustainable Development: Coping with Socioeconomic Difficulties, Big Power Rivalry, and Climate Change” at K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, Second Level, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA. The conference […]

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The 12th Annual Energy Symposium at Harvard Business School

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The HBS Energy Symposium is the Energy and Environment Club’s flagship event, taking place on the Harvard Business School campus on Saturday, October 17th. Some of the industry’s leading executives, top policy makers, and students will engage in a vibrant discussion on today’s industry challenges and the future of oil and gas, cleantech, renewables, nuclear, utilities […]

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Symposium on Architecture: Organization or Design?

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On October 15, 2015, Symposium on Architecture: Organization or Design? will investigate how theories and systems of organization are conceived and enacted and considers their outcomes and disciplinary implications. The symposium is supported by the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities and moderated by Mariana Ibañez. It features Pierre Bélanger, Chuck Hoberman, Lluis Ortega, Ciro […]

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Discussion: Lessons from Boston, Using Technology to Improve City Services

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On Friday, October 9, 2015 at 1pm at the Nye ABC, Taubman Fifth Floor, join the Harvard Kennedy School’s Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government to hear panelists explore the city’s approach to using data, its successes, and remaining challenges. The City of Boston has achieved remarkable performance […]

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