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Architecture and Engineering for the Environment: Utilizing Green Materials, May 6

Columbia University's Science and Technology Ventures will host a May 6 forum on utilizing "green," or ecologically sound, materials. The event will focus on a range of issues central to New York City 's environment and economy, such as recycling, the strength and aesthetics of green building materials and the growing popularity of glass concrete.

Time: 8:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Date: Thursday, May 6

Location: Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall (115 th and Broadway)

Speakers: Jeffrey Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Welcome

Randolph R. Croxton, FAIA, Founder, Croxton Collaborative Architects, P.C.

Green Architecture: Market Transitions and Basic Decision-Making

Terri-Lee Burger, RLA, ASLA, Partner, Abel Bainnson Butz, LLP

Landscape Architecture: Queens West Project; Factors Driving Choice of Green Materials

Rob Watson, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council

Economic Incentives for Building Green: Tax Credits, Expediting Permits and Other Incentives

Christian Meyer, Professor of Civil Engineering, Columbia University

Green Materials Innovation at Columbia University : Bringing Strength, Durability and Aesthetics to Glass Concrete and Other Green Material

Moderator: Irwin Lefkowitz, Columbia University Architect

Sign-in is required for this event. For more information, contact 212-854-3043 or stvinfo@columbia.edu.

To learn more about glass concrete and Columbia University's Science and Technology Ventures, go to http://www.stv.columbia.edu/featured/concreteglass.asp.

Published: May 05, 2004
Last modified: Jan 10, 2005

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