Improving indoor air quality may boost cognitive abilities as well as health. So how should buildings be designed to make us more productive? The question posed to Holly Samuelson, Associated Professor of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design … Read more
Center for Green Buildings and Cites partners with Wyss Institute to develop cold-SNAP: an alternative cooling process that uses substantially less energy than modern coolers.
Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cites researchers collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists … Read more
The members of the Master Jury for the 2017-2019 Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today. The Jury, which independently selects the recipients of the US$ 1 million Award, will convene in January 2019 to select … Read more
The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced today the completion of HouseZero, the retrofitting of its headquarters in a pre-1940s building in Cambridge into an ambitious living-laboratory and an … Read more
Benjamin Romano, former CGBC Visiting Affiliated Faculty Member, accepted the 2018 International Highrise Award for the Torre Reforma in Mexico City.
The International Highrise Award (IHA) was jointly initiated in 2003 by the City of Frankfurt, Deutsches Architekturmuseum and DekaBank … Read more
Book launch events for Sustainability in Scandinavia: Architectural Design and Planning will be hosted by the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK) in early October. The book is a collaboration … Read more
Ali Malkawi, Marius Nygaard, Anne Beim and Erik Stenberg have edited a book entitled Sustainability in Scandinavia: Architectural Design and Planning. The book contains a collection of case-studies—most written by participants of the CGBC’s 2015 Fall Conference: Sustainability in Scandinavia… Read more
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the CGBC’s Harvard HouseZero, an ambitious living laboratory and prototype for ultra-efficiency, was officially commissioned during a private ceremony in Harvard GSD’s Piper Auditorium. Event participants included Drew Faust, President of Harvard University; Alan … Read more