domingo, 1 de noviembre de 2009

Building a Sustainable Future

Progress & Trends Toward Improving the Environmental Footprint of Commercial Buildings
November 5, 2009 at 12:30 PM EST
Join this fast paced live 60 minute free webinar to hear a first-hand presentation and analysis of the second edition of the Green Building Market & Impact Report by the report’s author Robert Watson, Editor, industry leader and LEED “founding father.” This report is an integrated assessment of the land, water, energy, material and indoor environmental impacts of the LEED for New Construction (LEED NC), Core & Shell (LEED CS) and Existing Building (LEED EB) standards.

sábado, 31 de octubre de 2009

Architecture and Climate Change The Sustainable City - Jaime Lerner

Tuesday, November 03, 2009
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD info

Acclaimed architect, planner and former Mayor of Curitiba, Jaime Lerner, discusses his visionary ideas concerning cities and their future.
Lerner’s talk focuses on the role they play in contemporary society and the importance of design, both in structuring urban growth and in the development of a city, state or country. He also addresses the key issue of mobility – stressing the importance of public transportation.
Tickets £8, £5 concession to book please visit
International Dialogues: Architecture and Climate Change
Sponsored by Gleeds
A series of talks that brings together visionary thinkers and innovative practitioners from a range of disciplines to provide a forum for engaging with some of the key issues affecting the built and natural environment now and in the future.