October 27, 2021
DESIGNING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE

New York City will never forget the devastation from Superstorm Sandy in 2012, and we’re still dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Ida throughout the Northeast. With such events projected to worsen in the coming years, it's critical that the city’s buildings and infrastructure withstand their effects.

On November 4, join us to learn the latest science on climate change in NYC and resiliency planning. We'll hear how the city is leading by example through the new Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines for city-funded capital projects and see how some designers are already putting them to use.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

GPRO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
10/28 & 11/9 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn sustainability best practices and actionable strategies for every phase of construction. This one-day virtual training is followed by three online electives done at students' own pace.

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WHAT'S NEW IN THE
2020 NYC ENERGY CODE?
11/1 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Learn all about the 2020 NYC Energy Code's new provisions in this two-hour online course. Register today at no cost for this engaging, live training and earn 2 CEUs!

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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
BACK TO SCHOOL
11/10 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Join us for a new episode of Urban Green Live! Jeremy Shannon, Director of Sustainable Design and Resiliency at NYC School Construction Authority, will chat with John Mandyck about innovative school sustainability strategies.

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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
TACKLING FOOD WASTE
11/18 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

How much food goes to waste in the United States, and what are the consequences of such waste on the environment and economy? Find out on Urban Green Live with Dana Gunders, Executive Director of ReFED.

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LATEST NEWS

URBAN GREEN JOINS GLOBAL LEADERS AT COP26

Urban Green is joining global leaders to showcase practical solutions for decarbonizing cities!

On November 1, Urban Green CEO John Mandyck will speak at the Build Better Now panel as part of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. John will highlight the ways New York City is working to reduce emissions from the built environment. He'll be joined by leaders from cities around the globe that are leading the way in decarbonizing cities.

All Build Better Now events are free and open to a global audience.


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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
BACK TO SCHOOL


With in-person classes underway in NYC schools, our latest episode of Urban Green Live is particularly timely. On November 10, CEO John Mandyck will be joined by Jeremy Shannon, Director of Sustainable Design and Resiliency at the NYC School Construction Authority.

John and Jeremy will go in-depth on ventilation strategies in the age of Covid and discuss the SCA's progress on shifting away from fossil fuels. This episode of Urban Green Live is sponsored by Carrier.


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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
TACKLING FOOD WASTE


Urban Green Live will be back on November 18 with Dana Gunders, Executive Director of ReFED!

Dana is an expert on food systems and was one of the first people to raise the alarm about how much food goes unsold or uneaten across the country. In this Thanksgiving-themed episode, Dana and John will discuss food waste and its subsequent impacts on food security, the environment and the economy.


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COMMUNITY

BOOK TALK: THE FUTURE OF MODULAR ARCHITECTURE

Join David Wallance, FAIA, for a lecture on his new book, The Future of Modular Architecture. Wallance presents an unprecedented proposal for mass-customized mid-and high-rise modular housing that can be manufactured and distributed on a global scale.

November 3, 2021 | Center for Architecture

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