The New Kroon Building and Green Design

This lecture series is coming up and will be quite informative. Take this opportunity to learn about this important piece of our sustainable campus. Below you’ll find the info. on the first few lectures.

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Lecture Series

February – April 2008
Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. *unless noted otherwise
Bowers Auditorium

The Challenges and Opportunities of Going Green: The Case of Kroon Hall

This lecture series will create an educational forum for dialogue and exchange regarding the decision to create a sustainably designed facility using Kroon Hall at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as a case study. The lecture series will inform students, faculty, staff, and the public on the challenges and processes when a university decides to go green. This series will further reveal how this decision helped transform the school and the university, and how the building’s design seeks to set new sustainability standards.

Designing an Environmental Agenda through the Built Environment
Thursday, Febraury 7: Dean Gus Speth, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

The Transformative Potential of Going Green
Thursday, February 14: Professor Stephen Kellert, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Designing Green: The Building and Its Landscape
Thursday, February 21 (5:00 – 7:00 PM): Panel – Mike Taylor, Director, Hopkins Architects; Mark Simon, Partner, Centerbrook Architects; Laurie D. Olin, Founding Partner, Olin Partnerships & Cricket Brien, Associate, Olin Partnerships

The Building – Mike Taylor and Mark Simon, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

The Landscape – Laurie Olin and Cricket Brien, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

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