built environment

SUNY ESF
Vivaria construction and maintenance can help you become familiar with ecological concepts.
George Washington University
There are lessons to be learned from history about making our cities more sustainable.
Powerhouse Drøbak Montessori Secondary School
The George Washington University
We look to Snøhetta, a Norwegian architecture firm, to explore how we can build for the future by shaping society through culturally and environmentally responsive, and sustainable design.

Centralia, an abandoned mining town in Pennsylvania in which a mine fire has been burning for 50 years. Pennsylvania has $5 billion in unfunded abandoned mine land liabilities. (Doug Kerr/Flickr)

Northwestern University
A proposal to immediately unlock $1 billion set aside to restore abandoned mine lands in the future has the support of congressional leaders, but lawmakers in key states are skeptical. 
Planet Forward
Effective storytelling rests at the nexus of innovations seeking to address the urgent social and environmental sustainability challenges facing cities across the globe. This was the overarching theme of the 2016 Planet Forward Summit on Sustainable... Read More
UNSW Australia
In 2008 a remarkable relationship was kindled between the children of Tigger's Honeypot, a child care centre at The University of New South Wales, Australia, and the residents of Milford House, an aged care facility in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Once... Read More