Events

    Housing Symposium, “Reframing Housing Development: How Changes in Design, Construction, and Regulation Could Reduce the Cost of Housing”

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, Room 105, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    What can be done to reduce the cost of housing, particularly in the United States? To help answer this question, we will bring together a diverse mix of people... Read more about Housing Symposium, “Reframing Housing Development: How Changes in Design, Construction, and Regulation Could Reduce the Cost of Housing”

    In Bloom Film Screening

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    CGIS South Building, Belfer Case Study Room (Room S010), Harvard University Campus, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

    This unsentimental coming-of-age drama is set in the capital of Georgia following the fall of the Soviet Union and focuses on the turbulent friendship between two 14... Read more about In Bloom Film Screening

    John T. Dunlop Lecture in Housing and Urbanization: Raphael W. Bostic, "Fair Housing in the U.S.: Past, Present and Future?"

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, Room 105, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    Co-presented by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and the Office of Communications.

    Please join us as we welcome Raphael W. Bostic (AB '87) for the annual John T. Dunlop Lecture, which honors the late John T. Dunlop, a distinguished scholar and... Read more about John T. Dunlop Lecture in Housing and Urbanization: Raphael W. Bostic, "Fair Housing in the U.S.: Past, Present and Future?"

    Amanda Levete

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, Room 105, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    Amanda Levete will discuss AL_A’s latest projects, with a particular focus on two recently completed museums: the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition Road... Read more about Amanda Levete

    Harvard HouseZero Typology Symposium

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, Room 105, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) retrofitted its headquarters, a pre-1940s house in Cambridge, MA, into a first-of-its-kind test case to demonstrate unprecedented levels of building efficiency and promote substantial shifts in the design and operation of existing buildings. Dubbed “HouseZero,” the project aims to prove that ultra-efficient retrofits can, indeed, be achieved...

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    Learn to Observe: Tree Spotter Spring Training

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

    With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum's living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum's phenology: the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out and flowering of trees in the spring and changing foliage colors in the fall. Your observations will...

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