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HKS Energy Policy Research Series: “Clean Power Plan Model Rules: Pathways for Implementation”

On Monday, February 29, Kate Konschnik, Lecturer on Law and Director, Environmental Policy Initiative, Harvard Law School, will discuss “Clean Power Plan Model Rules: Pathways for Implementation” as part of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Energy Policy Seminar Series. This series is presented by the Energy Technology Innovation Policy/Consortium for Energy Policy Research at the Kennedy School of […]

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Joint Center for Housing Studies Lecture: “Cities Within a City”

On Monday, February 29, the Joint Center for Housing Studies will present “Cities Within a City,” a talk by Roberto Moreno, the Co-Founder & President CEO of Amarilo Holdings, a leading residential, retail, office, and industrial real estate development group engaging in projects in key urban growth hubs in Colombia and Panama. Mr. Moreno will be […]

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Seminar: “Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles?”

On Wednesday, February 24, acclaimed scholars will discuss “Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors,” as part of the Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy series at Harvard. Speakers include Stephen Holland of University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Erin Mansur of Dartmouth, Nicholas Muller of Middlebury College, and Andrew Yates […]

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GSD Lecture: Politics of Democracy in the City of Tomorrow

On Wednesday, February 24, the Harvard Graduate School of Design will present a MDes History and Philosophy of Design Lecture, entitled “The Politics of Democracy in the City of Tomorrow” by Dr. Adnan Morshed, PhD, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. Morshed will be discussing themes […]

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CGBC Research & Innovation Talks: Measuring Economic Productivity in the U.S. Construction Industry

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities will present a series of Research & Innovation Talks. Given by members of the CGBC Research Team, talks will highlight and discuss projects underway at the Center. On Tuesday, February 23rd, CGBC Senior Research Associate Andrew Wang will present: “Measuring Economic Productivity in the U.S. Construction Industry.”  12:00 pm – […]

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SAI Events: A Cross-regional Dialogue about Strategies for Local Practice in Cities

On February 22 and February 23 the Harvard South Asia Institute will present a “Re-thinking Local” event, which will examine how architects are developing new models of locally-based design practice given the changing realities of urbanization around the world, with a particular focus on South and Southeast Asia. These two public events feature Vo Trong Nghia, the most […]

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SAI Event: On spatial data & technology for building resilience in Nepal

On Thursday, February 18, the Harvard South Asia Institute will present a lecture entitled “The Scope of Spatial Data and Technology for Building Resilience of Vulnerable Groups: A Case of 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Informal Settlements in Kathmandu” by Dev Raj Paudyal, a lecturer in the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Southern Queensland (USQ), […]

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CGBC Research & Innovation Talk: Natural Ventilation Potential in China and Its Impact on Efficiency

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities will present a series of Research & Innovation Talks. Given by members of the CGBC Research Team, talks will highlight and discuss projects underway at the Center. On Tuesday, February 16th, CGBC Research Associate Yujiao Chen will present: “Natural Ventilation Potential in China and its Impact on Building Energy Efficiency” […]

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CGBC publishes on predicting thermal & energy performance of mixed-mode ventilation

CGBC researchers’ recent article was accepted and published in a new edition of Building Simulation, an international journal that seeks “to promote the field of building science and technology to such a level that modeling will eventually be used in every aspect of building construction as a routine instead of an exception.” Ali Malkawi, Bin […]

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SAI Lecture: “Is decentralization good for development?”

On Thursday, February 11th, the Harvard South Asia Institute will present Jean-Paul Faguet, Professor of the Political Economy of Development, who will deliver the lecture “Is decentralization good for development? Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers.” The event will be cosponsored with the Department of Global Health & Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Professor Faguet […]

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