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

HVAC pipes.

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 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 willRead More


First two CGBC-sponsored DDes Fellows defend dissertation

Gund Hall.

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 theRead More


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 whoRead More


Harvard Worldwide Week: The Future of Cities

Harvard Worldwide Week logo.

On October 5, 2017, 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 theRead More


Harvard Consortium for Energy Policy Research: Ali Malkawi on HouseZero

Arik Levinson poster.

On Monday October 30, 2017, 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 forRead More


Architect Magazine: Education and the Performance Imperative

Heat map.

In a recent interview with Architect Magazine, CGBC’s Ali Malkawi and Gordon Gill, founding partner at Chicago-based Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, discussed their CGBC-supported studio entitled “Zero Energy Residential High-Rise.” Taught in Spring 2017 at theRead More