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Center for the Sustainable Built Environment
SBE provides a multidisciplinary, collaborative platform to foster innovation and advance the practice of sustainability in the real estate and construction industries through applied research, education, and outreach at NYU SCPS.
NYU Green Lease
Provides guidelines and strategies for NYU staff to optimize the environmental performance of leases for rented properties.
Igoe Renewable Generation Project
Integrating data and purchasing equipment to bolster solar energy in ITP curricula.
Evidence Based Conservation
Funding course development and student projects for an Evidence Based Conservation course.
NYU Urban Farm Lab
Steinhardt Food Studies faculty are piloting an urban farm between Houston St and Silver Towers. The farm will support urban agriculture courses, volunteers, tenant gardening, and research.
Drama Green Initative
DGI eliminates resource waste and sets sustainability standards in Tisch's department of Drama.
Generating electricity through revolving doors in high traffic buildings, such as Bobst Library, for the sake of raising awareness of renewable energy.
Grow, Cook, Eat, Learn
Engaged elementary school students to think about what they eat, and where it comes from.
Global Design NYU
Global Design NYU is a place where the intersection between Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape is radically explored to create vibrant resources for scholars, students, and practitioners.
Building Optimization and Economic Potential
This is a joint project between the NYU Center for the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) and ECON Group, which is developing a lifecycle environmental platform for buildings.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability: Transforming Curriculum in Higher Education
Developing a workshop for NYU faculty to learn about integrating sustainability themes into their teaching.
NYU Existing Building LEED Feasibility and Opportunity Analysis
Creating a database to help NYU discern which sustainable improvements will garner the greatest energy savings.
Make Way for Monarchs
This project's goal is to plant milkweed in NYU green spaces in order to support the migrating populations of Monarch Butterflies who pass through Manhattan on their fall and spring migrations.