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Harvard Climate Week: Bud Ris on “Climate Ready Boston: Planning for the Challenges Ahead”

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Time: 2:00pm Location: Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Questions? Please contact Jeff Fitton (jfitton@gsd.harvard.edu). Audience: This event is open to the public. The Harvard University Center for the Environment, in cooperation with a wide variety of partner institutions across the Harvard campus, has organized a week of climate change-related events called “Climate […]

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CGBC Lecture Series: Gordon Gill

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“Discovering Form Through Performance: From Master Planning to the Tallest Building in the World” Time: 1:00pm Location: Room 111, Gund Hall 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Questions? Please contact Jeff Fitton (jfitton@gsd.harvard.edu). Audience: This event is open to the public. Gordon Gill is one of the world’s preeminent exponents of performance-based architecture. His work, which ranges from […]

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GSD Lecture: Mexico City Mayor Miguel Mancera

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On Friday, March 31, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies will present a lecture entitled “Mexico City at a Crossroads: Designing an Urban Future in the Era of Climate Change” by Mexico City Mayor Miguel Mancera. He will discuss current challenges for the nation’s capital city, which was recently named the World Design Capital […]

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CGBC Lecture Series: Benjamín Romano on “Integrating Flow in High Rise Structures”

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Location: Gund Hall, Room 111 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Questions? Please contact Jeff Fitton (jfitton@gsd.harvard.edu). Audience: This event is open to the public. The program will be continued with a conversation moderated by Professor Ali Malkawi, Founding Director of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities.  The lecture is co-sponsored by the Mexican Cities Initiative. Benjamín Romano […]

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Ash Center Discussion: Health and Urban Resilience

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On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation will present a discussion entitled “Health and Urban Resilience: Understanding Health Equity in the City” with Jason Corburn, a Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. Corburn also directs the Institute of Urban […]

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China Project Lecture: Barbara Finamore on “Building Energy Efficiency in China”

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On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the Harvard China Project will present a lecture entitled “Building Energy Efficiency in China: Policies and Trends” by Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cites is sponsoring the event. Read more here.

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JCHS Lecture: Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh

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On Monday, March 20, the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies will present the 17th Annual John T. Dunlop Lecture by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Since taking office in 2014, Walsh, a former leader of Boston’s construction trade unions and a former state representative, has made housing and community development central to his efforts to […]

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Harvard China Project: Urbanization, Built Environment and Indoor Air in China

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On Thursday, March 2, 2017, the Harvard China Project will present a lecture event entitled “Urbanization, Built Environment and Indoor Air in China” by Gary Adamkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities, Department of Environment Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Adamkiewicz will discuss how trends in urbanization and the climate effect indoor […]

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Harvard GSD Lecture: Kate Orff, “Toward an Urban Ecology”

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On Tuesday, February 21, the Harvard Graduate School of Design will present a lecture by acclaimed architect Kate Orff entitled “Toward an Urban Ecology,” about her approach to sustainable architecture and design. Orff and her firm, SCAPE, re-conceives urban landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how to move beyond familiar ways of thinking about environmental, […]

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Harvard Aga Khan Program Lecture: Bijoy Jain, “Lore”

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On Tuesday, February 14, the Agha Khan Program for Islamic Architecture will present a lecture entitled “Lore,” by award-winning sustainable architect Bijoy Jain. His firm, Studio Mumbai, works with a human infrastructure of skilled artisans, technicians, and draftsmen who design and build their work directly with careful consideration of place and practice, drawing from traditional skills, […]

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