News

First two CGBC-sponsored DDes Fellows defend dissertation

We are very excited to announce that the first two DDes Fellows sponsored by the Center for Green Buildings and Cities and advised by Professor Malkawi will defend their dissertations this week. This marks the culmination of very hard work … Read more

ArchitectureBoston: HouseZero

Carl Solander published a review of HouseZero in the Fall 2017 edition of Architecture Boston, a quarterly publication of the Boston Society of Architects. After touring the constructions site with CGBC Founding Director Ali Malkawi, he notes that he was … Read more

Harvard Magazine: Harvard “HouseZero”

Harvard Magazine published a piece featuring the CGBC’s HouseZero project, a retrofitted building that aims to produce more energy than it consumes. As noted by the article, the project hopes to achieve multiple sustainability goals—including entirely natural lighting, ventilation, and … Read more

Harvard Gazette Q&A: A house that produces energy

The Harvard Gazette has published a new interview with Founding Director Ali Malkawi about CGBC’s retrofit of HouseZero, which strives “to produce more energy than it consumes — with zero carbon emissions and using daylighting and natural ventilation instead of … Read more