CGBC Research & Innovation Talks: “Energy Demand Forecasting”


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, November 1st, Bin Yan will present on: “Energy Demand Forecasting: Model development, uncertainty analysis and forecasting.” 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm 20 […]


HSPH Sustainability in Health Leadership Series: Bernstein & Mandyck


On Wednesday, October 26, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) will host Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Assistant Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, and John Mandyck, Chief Sustainability Officer of United Technologies, who will lead a talk entitled “Sustainable Urbanization: the Future of Aviation, Buildings and Food” at Harvard. This talk is one in the […]


Harvard Crimson: Architect Richard Rogers Lectures at the GSD


The Harvard Crimson gives an account of the CGBC Annual Lecture featuring Richard Rogers on October 18, 2016, an event that continues the Center’s annual lecture series which convenes leaders from industry and academia to discuss pressing questions for the fields of sustainability and design. In this talk, Rogers drew upon his life experiences, his varied projects and ideas about the impact […]


Science & Democracy Lecture: Rachel Kyte


On Tuesday, October 18, Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, will deliver a lecture entitled “Looking Up: How coalitions of bottom-up organizations are driving action for sustainable development” at Emerson Hall. Kyte will discuss how the work of organizations can accelerate the national energy plans that countries around […]


SAI Urbanization Seminar: “Urbanization in South Asia”


On Monday, October 17, the Harvard South Asia Institute will present an urbanization seminar entitled “Urbanization in South Asia: Conversations from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.” This panel, listed below, brings together three urban scholars and practitioners from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and it deals with the contemporary challenges facing rapid urbanization in South Asia. This panel […]


GSD Symposium on Architecture: “Anachronometrics”


On Friday, October 14, the Graduate School of Design will present a symposium sponsored by the CGBC on “Anachronometrics,” a neologism denoting an act of temporal displacement in which one seizes on the future or past as a point of comparison, to emphasize differences. A series of talks by GSD faculty and conversations will examine the relationships […]


CGBC researchers publish article on natural ventilation design simulations, influence region


CGBC researchers’ recent article about the Influence Region in simulations for natural ventilation design was accepted and published in a new edition of Applied Energy, a journal that offers “information on innovation, research, development and demonstration in the areas of energy conversion and conservation, the optimal use of energy resources, analysis and optimization of energy […]