Workshop: Saving Energy in Your Apartment
Monday, Feb 4. Solar One at Stuyvesant Cove (E23rd St/FDR)
Join Elyssa Rothe of the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO) for this talk about energy efficiency in the home. Attendees of this workshop will learn basic approaches to saving energy and how to take advantage of money saving opportunities. Elyssa Rothe is the Energy $mart Communities Coordinator at the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO).
1st Wednesday: SF Green Drinks at Varnish. 77 Natoma St, Nr Howard
Wednesday, Feb 6. 5:30 – 7:30
Forum: Cutting-Edge Zoning Tools
Wednesday, Feb 6. 6:00pm
The Forum at Redwood City presents a look at the evolving and diverse use of cutting-edge zoning tools by Architect and Urban Designer Daniel Parolek, coauthor of the book “Form-Based Codes: A Guide for Planners, Urban Designers, Municipalities, and Developers.”
AIGA Design Library Book Drive
Thursday, Feb 7. 6:30pm
Join us for the first event in our ongoing book drive to stock the shelves of the new AIGA Design Library. We’re asking you, the design community, to help us by donating great books. For our first book drive event, William Stout will bring an array of design books to our office for you to purchase as donations to the library. That evening, you’ll get a bookplate to sign and put into your donated books and you’ll see our library shelves come to life right before your eyes.
NYC Design Series: What is Green Architecture?
Thursday, Feb 7. 7:00 pm. The Goethe-Institut New York.
1014 Fifth Avenue@83rd Street, New York, NY
The Goethe-Institut New York launches What Is Green Architecture?, a new series of conversations, lectures and events exploring the cutting-edge developments in the field and their impact on contemporary life as well as implications for the future. The series will debut with a talk by noted Berlin-based architect Jürgen Mayer H., followed by a conversation with Andres Lepik. Future events are planned in the What Is Green Architecture? series, so stay tuned.
Conference: Engineers for a Sustainable World
Friday & Saturday, Feb 8-9, San Francisco
With an exciting roster of keynote speakers, panel discussions, networking and poster presentation opportunities, and workshops, the 2008 program will focus on the following key themes:
* Education for a Sustainable World
* International Development
* Climate Change and Practical Action
* Leadership and Career Development
Championing Sustainability: A Creative Forum for Organizational Change Leaders
Feb 8. 9:00am – 5:00pm. The ArtHouse, downtown San Francisco
Join professionals from diverse industries in this valuable opportunity. We invite you or a team from your organization to this one-day creative forum that will address this fast-growing priority issue by examining different approaches for sustainability. By the end of the day, you will learn innovative strategies and frameworks for launching an effective sustainability initiative, practical commitments to implement in your organization, and new personal and professional connections. Cost: $295-$395
Photo Courtesy of Engineers without Borders