Tag: sustainable-design

November 6, 2013

Talking Transition: An Open Conversation About NYC’s Future, Sunday, November 17th

  How do you think Mayor De Blasio should promote sustainable, healthy and resilient buildings?   For the first time in 12 years, New Yorkers will have a new mayor. It’s time to start Talking Transition. Talking Transition is an open conversation about the future of New York City to help shape the next mayor’s. Read more…

October 2, 2013

This Saturday – The Annual Fall Green Buildings Tour

Tickets are going fast Here is your chance to to visit a varied collection of NYC buildings and green sites to learn about energy efficiency and sustainable building methods from the pros.   You will experience firsthand the inner workings and design details, as well as the challenges and accomplishments that were faced by the professionals involved with. Read more…

September 21, 2010

Green Career Profile: Beth Forer

Beth Forer, Eisner Design, New York, NY What did your life look like before you worked in the green building field? I’ve had several careers.  I started off in academics, majoring in Russian Studies at the University of Michigan, with the intention of going into journalism or the foreign service.  I always liked designing and. Read more…

March 11, 2010

Green Career Profile: Greg Kiss

Greg Kiss, Kiss+Cathcart Architects, Brooklyn, NY Describe your “Eukera!” moment that shaped your decision to pursue environmentally conscious design. I actually never had one single moment, rather a series of them that had guided the evolution of our firm’s philosophy over the years. Some people pursue environmental design out of moral conviction, others think of. Read more…

Reading green, naturally, sustainably

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers Transition team is putting together a reading list – check out their previous selections. Continuing the series, GreenHomeNYC volunteer Mary Tchamkina takes a look at six books on designing in harmony with nature.

January 13, 2010

January Green Building Forum – Showcase: Green Building Materials Catwalk

A Pecha Kucha-style presentation of a favorite technology/material/method of the moment by green building pro’s, with Amelia Amon, Alt. Technica; Anthony Bower, Gensler; Peter Carey, Streamline Material Resourcing; Ryan Clarke; Maia Gilman.