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This is third in a series of stories about Harvard’s engagement in Latin America. MANAUS, Brazil — Walking along a path in the Amazon rainforest, several overheated travelers come across a copper-colored brook rippling under a mossy...
GSD students imagine the Flux City.

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

Living Lab: Greener, More Efficient Lab Buildings

n this video we explore how we're partnering with lab managers and researchers to operate healthier, more energy efficient laboratories.

Student Green Tour of HLS Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing Building

Join the HLS Green Living Representatives to learn about WCC's energy-efficient design and green construction principles and how it's creating healthier, more comfortable spaces.

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...
Biolabs Building Operation
Thirteen years have passed since Gary Goodwin joined the Building Operations team at Harvard's Biological Laboratories ( Biolabs ), but his energy and passion are as vital as the day he started. As one of the most active building operations teams at...
Co-founders Victor Cruzate (left) and Andreas Birnik (right) If you’re like us at the Harvard Office for Sustainability you care about your carbon footprint and hope to make a difference in the fight against climate change. But if you’re...
Originally constructed in 1807, Harvard's historic Fay House at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study wrapped up its renovation with a LEED-NC 2009 Gold certification. The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has confirmed that Fay House is the...
The list of recent natural disasters appears endless: hurricanes, cyclones, typhoons, earthquakes. The connection between climate change and a greater frequency of climate disasters is becoming increasingly clear. It’s also evident that those...