Tag Archives: technology

22nd Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ben's Secret, Spicy, Salsa Workshop!
You knew he made hot sauce but did you know he was a master of salsa? Until now he’s kept his salsa skills a secret, only gracing the lucky few with some of the best batches of salsa Brooklyn has ever seen. Ben Flanner, president of Brooklyn Grange, knows a thing or two about heat and […]
by chad
8th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms
Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you’re responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth […]
by Michael Raineri
3rd-6th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Smart Cities
Join us May 3-6, 2017 in building better, safer, and smarter cities of the 21st century during Smart Cities NYC ‘17. The first of its kind in North America, Smart Cities NYC ‘17: Powered by People highlights the growing movement for urban and civic innovation around the world. Hosted at the Brooklyn Navy Yard–a powerful […]
by Marlyn Marrero
22nd Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
5th Annual Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference
Free and open to the public, the purpose of this conference is to inspire and empower attendees so they become active participants toward the goal of building healthy, sustainable communities. The speakers will use their own experiences and values to convey how they have been driven by their passions to various achievements. From urban farming […]
by jianzhi
21st Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Great Subway Race of 1967
THE GREAT SUBWAY RACE OF 1967 See a 5-minute preview video here: https://vimeo.com/212423979 Fifty years ago this month an M.I.T. computer whiz kid named Peter Samson and a group of his schoolmates attempted one of the most audacious stunts in the history of the New York City subway system – but almost no one knows […]
by Victoria Tsang
19th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and […]
by Victoria Tsang
17th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Week: University Center Sustainability Tours
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center and the New School Buildings for a special Sustainability Tour of The New School University Center. The University Center is a 16-story, approximately 375,000 square-foot building located at the intersection of 14th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The building has 230,000 square feet of academic space on […]
by jianzhi
8th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City
This day-long symposium examines how we can use data and digital strategies to enhance and disrupt the kinds of research questions, methods, and narratives that define the humanities. It also complicates the role of the urban university in a global “city-state” such as New York, where the boundaries between university and city are quite blurred. […]
by Victoria Tsang
20th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resilient Cities, Livable Futures
Urban Resilience to Weather-related Extreme Events in the US and Latin America This event will be livestreamed at: https://livestream.com/TheNewSchool/Resilient-Cities-Livable-Futures Join researchers from the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN) alongside practitioners, government representatives, and environmental justice leaders from 10 United States and Latin American cities who will share progress, challenges, and needs […]
by jianzhi
15th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Electronic Waste Recycling
Join the Prospect Alliance and Lower East Side Ecology Center, which is bringing its annual “After the Holidays” E-waste event to Prospect Park to help you responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Spread the word to your friends and neighbors. Visit the center’s website to view a list of acceptable items. […]
by Marlyn Marrero
13th Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
What does it take to install solar photovoltaics in NYC? What are some of the challenges that public and private institutions face in pursuing maximal system size and deployment? Join an in-depth discussion with representatives from NYC Economic Development Corporation, NYC Department of Education, and NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Learn about legislation mandating […]
by Richard Reiss
7th Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Deep Energy Retrofit: Warren Hall at Cornell University
Learn how Cornell University’s Warren Hall—a 130,000 square foot pre-war building with historic masonry—was renovated into a modern LEED Platinum home for the University’s undergraduate business program. Cornell’s challenge to the design team was to bring the steam-heated, non-air conditioned space up to current standards of comfort without increasing net energy use. With envelope performance […]
by Michael Raineri
14th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Infrastructure for a Cooperating City
We invite you to our second workshop and salon. Explore with us the digital, physical and cultural infrastructure needed to facilitate social and economic cooperation at different scales. The Salon will take place at PrimeProduce, an emerging space (a physical infrastructure, under construction) for people who view social innovation as a craft. Please note that the location […]
by julia
12th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Covering Crisis: Real-Time Communication & Superstorm Sandy
Join panelists from MTA external communications, data journalists, and transportation planners for a discussion about documenting the effects of Superstorm Sandy in real-time and the power of social media as a tool for crisis management and recovery.
by Angie Koo
17th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Liquid Assets: Can Wall Street Save the Water Crisis?
In 2007, Atlanta came within 90 days of running out of water. This past January, Flint, Michigan declared a state of emergency, and the current drought in California is the worst in 1,200 years. Most Americans assumes that water scarcity is a problem limited to developing countries; that our water is cheap, clean, and in plentiful supply. […]
by Marlyn Marrero
15th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Exhibiting Culture: The New Lens of Virtual Reality
This Dialogue is part of the Margaret Mead Film Festival. From acclaimed Montreal-based Felix & Paul Studios, the Nomads virtual-reality series transports you across the Earth into an intimate look at several nomadic cultures. Experience the way of life of yak herders on the Mongolian steppes, Maasai in Kenya, and Bajau sea nomads living off the coast of Borneo […]
by Marlyn Marrero
13th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Free Energy Workshop
If you are interested in learning more about how to make your home more energy efficient, and the financial and environmental benefits, please join us !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
23rd Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Can Virtual Reality Foster Global Citizenship?
2016 has been heralded as the “year of virtual reality” but few people know about its potential outside of a futuristic gaming technology. However, a market-driven VR ecosystem spanning multiple sectors – from real estate to human rights advocacy – has bloomed, turning the former “threat to civilization” into the hope of journalism, education, and diplomacy. […]
by Marlyn Marrero