Tag: earth-day

April 29, 2015

“The Urban Food Planning (R)evolution” at the New School on Earth Day 2015

By Pamela Berns   The New School celebrated Earth Day with a day-long event entitled “Earth Matters: Designing Our Future.”  The program consisted of panel discussions ranging from sustainable fashion to climate change, with speakers from organizations as varied as NRDC, the Municipal Art Society, and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency.   DSCN1722 In a session about sustainable food systems, the expression “you are what you eat” took on new meaning with a presentation on urban food planning by Dr. Rosita Ilieva.  Dr. Ilieva is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School, where she teaches and researches urban food systems and sustainable cities in the Environmental Studies program.  She also has earned a Ph.D. Cum Laude in Spatial Planning and Urban Development from the Polytechnic University of Milan.  


June 23, 2009

“The Greening of Southie” at Symphony Space

In July, The Greening of Southie, a documentary that tells the story of designing, building and selling the first LEED Gold residential building in Boston, will be showing at Symphony Space, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Screenings will be July 5, 12, and 19. If you missed seeing it at our November 2008 forum, or if you’re inspired to take your friends and family along with you, here’s your chance! Also check out the New Yorker piece on the Earth Day screenings of The Greening of Southie at Locals 40 and 361 in Astoria, a project that GreenHomeNYC had the privilege of supporting. Read more about Wicked Delicate, the production company run by Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney on their website, wickedelicate.com.