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