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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...
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study is home to three LEED certified buildings: Byerly Hall, Fay House, and the Schlesigner Library. The Fay House is the oldest LEED certified building in the United States according to the US Green Building...
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?

Saturate the Moment sculpture
GSD students design self-irrigating public-art installation for Radcliffe Institute.
(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...
Thanks to characteristic Harvard creativity and the latest technology, the building where Helen Keller graduated is now on track to achieve LEED Gold certification. [1] Built in 1806, Fay House served first as a family home, then as the original...
The spring semester brings many opportunities for staff recognition at Harvard. Dean’s Awards, Harvard Heroes, Green Carpet Awards, and more. It’s a time of recognizing those in the community who go above and beyond, inspire colleagues,...