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Bees
Half a dozen undergraduates took short, hesitant steps as they headed onto a small section of the Pforzheimer House roof. Li Murphy was the exception. The energetic junior moved directly toward a small, colorful hive brimming with bees, and quickly...
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...

Shifting the debate about climate change from a political discussion to a practical conversation about risk and reward.

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?

organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Saturate the Moment sculpture
GSD students design self-irrigating public-art installation for Radcliffe Institute.
Rebecca Henderson on the Next Big Transition

Professor Rebecca Henderson of the Harvard Business School on environmental issues, businesses, and "The Next Great Transition."

The Business and Environment Initiative has helped develop a series of course modules on energy and the environment.