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.
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.
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
GSD students Naz Beykan (MDesS) and Jainxaing Huang (DDesS) had fun with field research that will make a serious contribution to understanding the cooling effects of green space on the urban landscape.
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.
Imagine if cities were planned taking into account water use, alternative energy sources, waste streams, biodiversity, and green space. That’s just what students are challenged to do in the Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology research concentration at the GSD.
Andreas Georgoulias, research director for the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, examines the redevelopment plans for the former Athens Hellinikon Airport in the July 21, 2012 issue of Imerisia.
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.