Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Abend Family Lecture: Liu Xiaodu

By chenry on September 12, 2016 in

Liu Xiaodu, founding principal of Urbanus Architecture & Design Inc., will deliver the Abend Family Lecture as part of the Sam Fox School Public Lecture Series. Liu co-founded Urbanus with partners Meng Yan and Wang Hui in 1999; it has since become one of the most influential architectural de...

Opening Reception: Landscapes of Power: Projected Futures

By myralopez on May 4, 2016 in

First-year Master of Landscape Architecture students will exhibit their sketches, drawings, and models developed in the studio Landscapes of Power.  Student work investigates and speculates on energy production, shifts in consumption paradigms, and climate change. The opening public reception wil...

Green rehab: Making century-old brick buildings sustainable

By Public Affairs on May 3, 2016 in Energy, News, Sustainability

A six-percent upfront investment reduced energy consumption by 19 percent — and carbon emissions by 34 percent — in a pair of 100-year-old brick buildings. Add solar panels, and those numbers drop to 39 percent and 65 percent. These are among the findings of an ongoing experiment conducted by stu...

Green Rehab: Making Century-Old Brick Buildings Sustainable

By Public Affairs on April 22, 2016 in Video

A six-percent upfront investment reduced energy consumption by 19 percent — and carbon emissions by 34 percent — in a pair of 100-year-old brick buildings. Add solar panels and those numbers drop to 39 percent and 65 percent. These are among the findings of an ongoing experiment condu...