Topic Sustainability

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Andreas Georgoulias on Infrastructure Sustainability and Design

Renewable Energy Magazine caught up with Andreas Georgoulias, research director for the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, to dig into the challenge he's undertaken: to offer guidelines for infrastructure sustainability and design for the 21st Century. Read the interview.

Sep 9, 2012

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Michael Ezban talks trash at the University of Sussex

Michael Ezban (MLA1 AP '13) has been invited to deliver his paper, "The Trash Heap of History," at the TRASH Conference in the UK on September 14. The paper examining the ancient Roman landfill Monte Testaccio was published in Places journal earlier this year. 

Sep 4, 2012

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Mapping Mumbai’s toilets

Join Rahul Mehrotra (chair of the department of urban planning and design), Richard Cash (senior lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health) and James Potter and Jennifer Weaver (master’s candidates at SPH) for a lively discussion of their work at the intersection of design and public health in Mumbai.  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 5:00 PM K262, CGIS KNAFEL, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138

Sep 3, 2012

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Wang Shus architecture of change in China

Wang Shu starts his day reading 17th C poetry and writing Chinese calligraphy. The first Chinese architect to win the Pritzker prize spent the last couple of years at the GSD and is showing China the way to bring the traditional in harmony with the modern.

Aug 19, 2012

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Zofnass Program develops new tool for measuring environmental impact

A diverse project team of Harvard experts led by Spiro Pollalis, GSD professor and director of the Zofnass Program, and Andreas Georgoulias, GSD Lecturer and Zofnass Research Director, has released a tool for evaluating infrastructure projects of all types and sizes based on environmental, economic, and community benefits. Read the full article in the Harvard Gazette.

May 9, 2012