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Through ongoing collaboration between student, staff, and faculty driven green teams, the Harvard Graduate School of Design is working to create a sustainable campus for the future. The GSD Green Team, founded in 2009, is comprised of GSD staff who...
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White Roof Reduces Energy, Emissions In fall 2010, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine took a major step toward environmental stewardship. The School replaced the aging dark roof on the Main Building with 13,363 square feet of white single-ply...
Stormwater Management on the GSD roof
Envisioning a green space as inviting and social as it would be operative and effective, students Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) set out last semester to transform a concrete patio space at...
GSD students imagine the Flux City.

Students at the Graduate School of Design imagine the Flux City as world copes with significant climate events. 

Water Footprint Website Snapshot

How much water is consumed based on what we're eating, drinking, buying, or based on where we live?

Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
For me, promoting cycling is a no-brainer - it combines a healthy lifestyle with an environmentally sustainable one, and it can be affordable and safe if you do it right. The weather was perfect on Wednesday, September 28 th for the First Annual...
(The following post was written by two Harvard graduate students about their adventures in novice urban beekeeping). In the Spring of 2011, we were involved in a conversation with Louisa Dennison of the Harvard Community Garden about bringing...