Tag: aia

September 8, 2009

September Forum: BIG GREEN

The Green Building Forum is held on the third Wednesday of each month (except December) at 6:30 PM and features presentations by green building practitioners followed by discussion. The events are always free and open to the general public. This month’s topic is BIG GREEN – in recent years in we have been seeing many new green buildings and public spaces popping up all over the world. But what does it take to create these BIG green projects? This month, architects and urban designers will delve into the complexities of how these projects get built. Join us at Trespa’s showroom where speakers from three architectural and urban design firms, Gensler, Cook + Fox and West 8, will explore the issues of bringing green projects from blueprints to actuality. When: Wednesday, September 16 from 6:30-8PM Where: Trespa Showroom (62 Greene Street between Broome and Spring) Please RSVP below, or sign up for AIA credit here. (more…)

July 3, 2009

Stimulus Funding and New York City

It’s hard to keep track of all the activity at the Federal level, and what is and is not happening with stimulus money and how it impacts developers of green buildings is no exception.  The next few selections hope to act as a starting point for those seeking information on how to apply for funding, and how the money is being dispersed in New York thus far.  Much of this funding is targeting infrastructure energy efficiency projects administered by local and state governments, but more is always to come. (more…)