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CGBC Research & Innovation Talks: Distributed Temperature Control via HVAC Systems

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 May 3rd, Xuan Zhang will present on: “Distributed Temperature Control via HVAC Systems in Energy Efficient Buildings.” 10:00 am – 11:00am 20 […]

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Sustainability in Scandinavia reprise to take place at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, academicians and practitioners featured at CGBC’s 2015 Fall Conference: Sustainability in Scandinavia will meet in Oslo to work on a joint publication and present a selection of new case-studies at the Oslo School of Architecture of Design. The public program will take place from 9:00-11:00am in the Sverre Fehn Auditorium (Maridalsveien 29, 0175 Oslo). […]

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Harvard Office for Sustainability publishes 2015 University-wide Sustainability Report

On Wednesday, April 27, the Harvard Office for Sustainability published its 2015 University-wide Sustainability Report detailing some of the ways the university is creating a healthy, thriving, and sustainable community. The report discusses enhances to the well-being of people and the planet, with a focus on emissions and energy, campus operations, nature and ecosystems, health and well-being, and […]

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CGBC Research & Innovation Talks: “Natural Ventilation Possibility”

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, April 26th, Bing Wang will present on: “Natural Ventilation Possibility: An evaluation index of natural ventilation performance in early design stage.” […]

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Harvard Innovation and Sustainability Fair

On Friday, April 22, Harvard University will present an Innovation and Sustainability Fair at the Science Center Plaza. The University-wide fair will feature Harvard and Cambridge-area groups, students and innovators, showcasing ideas, practices and opportunities. The event will celebrate Harvard’s commitment to sustainability with demonstrations, games and activities on Earth Day. Get a sneak-peek at the 2016 Harvard Farmers’ […]

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Symposium on Architecture: “Interior Matters”

On Friday, April 22, the Harvard Graduate School of Design will present “Interior Matters,” a symposium on architecture, organized by Kiel Moe, Associate Professor of Architecture and Energy. This symposium explores a radically evolved epistemology through which to think interior and matter simultaneously, and to exercise their propensities in novels ways today. Speakers include CGBC Research […]

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SpainGSD Lecture Series: “An Aesthetic of Energy? Mulling over Sustainability”

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 the Harvard Graduate School of Design will present “An Aesthetic of Energy? Mulling over Sustainability,” a lecture by Professor Eduardo Prieto who will discuss the “currents now being explored by ‘energy aesthetics’ and drawing attention to the risks of succumbing to a new kind of functionalism, an environmental one.” Eduardo Prieto is a registered […]

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CGBC’s Salmaan Craig speaks at International LafargeHolcim Forum on Infrastructural Space

On Thursday, April 7, Harvard CGBC Research Associate Salmaan Craig spoke at the the 5th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction focused on the topic of “Infrastructure Space.” Craig participated in the “Absorbing Space” workshop where the notion of performance was “explored in its technological as well as its social, political, constructive, and aesthetic dimensions, in different geographical and temporal […]

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Inequalities/Equalities in Cities Workshop at the Harvard Safra Center for Ethics

On Friday, April 15, Harvard’s Safra Center for Ethics will present the “Inequalities/Equalities in Cities Workshop,” featuring Clarissa Hayward, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Washington University in Saint Louis; Archon Fung an Academic Dean and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at Harvard Kennedy School; and Laurence Ralph, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at […]

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Harvard IOP Lecture by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

On Thursday, April 14, the Belfer Center for Science and International Politics and the Harvard Institute of Politics will present the Robert McNamara Lecture on War and Peace by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. Moniz will devliver a lecture entitled “Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity’s Big Issues – Iran, HEU and Climate,” discussing the […]

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