Harvard GSD: Richard Rogers delivers second annual Harvard CGBC Lecture

Oct. 18, 2016 -- Architect Richard Rogers delivered the HCGBC Annual Lecture at Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Richard Rogers and his wife, the chef and restaurateur Ruth Rogers, are the 2016–17 Senior Loeb Scholars at Harvard GSD. The 2016 Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities Annual Lecture aims to expose a large audience of students, faculty and members of the public to the importance of green design and planning.

The Harvard Graduate School of Design published an account of the CGBC Annual Lecture featuring Richard Rogers on October 18, 2016, an event that continues the Center’s annual tradition of honoring a key leader within the green design and planning movement. Rogers focused his talk on approaching sustainability through the relationships and interactions between buildings and inhabitants. Read the article here.


Harvard Global Institute Symposium: Climate Change and the Developing World


On Wednesday, November 16, President Drew G. Faust, the Harvard Global Institute, and the Harvard University Center for the Environment will present the symposium, “Climate Change and the Developing World.” Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor; Jennifer Leaning, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights; and Dan Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology […]


HSPH Sustainability in Health Leadership Series: Bernstein, Henriksen & Blackmon


On Wednesday, November 9, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) will host Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Assistant Director of Center for Health and the Global Environment, Heather Henriksen, Director of Harvard University Office of Sustainability, and Austin Blackmon, Chief of the Environment Energy and Open Spaces in the City of Boston, who will lead a talk entitled “Local Sustainability: […]


Zofnass Program: Planning Sustainable Cities Conference


On November 3-4, the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure will host the Planning Sustainable Cities Conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The conference aims to present an infrastructure-based approach to city planning, an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. This conference will serve as the launch of the […]