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Les Norford Lecture: “Buildings, Urban Environments and Electricity Grids”

On Tuesday, November 28 at 5:30pm, Les Norford will give a talk entitled “ “Buildings, Urban Environments and Electricity Grids: Opportunities for More Comfort and Less Carbon.” The event will be held at the Center for Green Buildings and Cities at One Bow Street, Suite 420, Cambridge, MA. Norford is currently the George Macomber Professor in […]

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Pratik Raval Lecture: “Climate Design for Built Environments”

On Thursday, November 16 at 6:00pm, Pratik Raval will give a talk entitled “Climate Design for Built Environments.” The event will be held at the Center for Green Buildings and Cities at One Bow Street, Suite 420, Cambridge, MA. Pratik helps lead Transsolar KlimaEngineering’s New York team. He provides direction for high-comfort low-environmental impact design […]

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Vivian Loftness Lecture: “Research Supporting Biophilic Design”

On Thursday, November 9th from 8:30am-9:30pm, Vivian Loftness will be presenting a lecture entitled, “Research Supporting Biophilic Design.” The talk will be held in Gund Hall, Room 124.  This lecture is sponsored by the MDes Energy and Environment concentration and is open to all. Biophilia is the psychological orientation of being attracted to all that is alive […]

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Steve Kemp Lecture: “Great Enclosures Enable Great HVAC Design”

On Wednesday, November 8th from 1:30-2:45pm, Steve Kemp will be presenting a lecture entitled “Great Enclosures Enable Great HVAC Design: Towards Developing New Rule of Thumb Design Shorthand for Architects and Engineers.” The talk will take place in Gund Hall, Room 111. This lecture is sponsored by the MDes Energy and Environment concentration and is open to […]

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Harvard Geography Colloquium: Andres Sevtsuk on Urban Design and Analytics

Andres Sevsuk, CGBC Faculty Advisor and Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, will present at the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis’ “Harvard Geography Colloquium.” This event hosts leading geospatial researchers who present cutting edge geographic research in a seminar format. The goal is to provide the Harvard community with a forum […]

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Harvard Worldwide Week: The Future of Cities

The Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Business School Global Initiative will host “The Future of Cities” in honor of Harvard Worldwide Week, a University-wide series of events showcasing the breadth, depth, and diversity of Harvard’s global work. What will the city of the future look like? How will contemporary urbanization challenges establish the groundwork for […]

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Harvard Consortium for Energy Policy Research: Ali Malkawi on HouseZero

On Monday October 30th, CGBC Founding Director Ali Malkawi will give a talk entitled “HouseZero: A first-of-its-kind, ultra-efficient retrofit” as a part of the Consortium for Energy Policy Research’s seminar series. Housed at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government in the Harvard Kennedy School, the Consortium for Energy Policy Research is dedicated to advancing Harvard’s energy policy research and fostering […]

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Harvard Club of France Lecture: Founding Director Ali Malkawi on HouseZero

On Monday, July 10, the Harvard Club of France will present a lecture entitled “HouseZero: A first-of-its-kind, ultra-efficient retrofit on Harvard campus” by CGBC Founding Director Ali Malkawi. Professor Malkawi’s presentation will focus on the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities’ HouseZero project: a retrofit of its headquarters, a pre-1940s stick-built house on Harvard campus […]

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

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

“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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