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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.
Igoe Renewable Generation Project
Integrating data and purchasing equipment to bolster solar energy in ITP curricula.
Psychology and the Environment Course
This project developed a Psychology and the Environment course at NYU.
NYU Green Spaces Plan
The Green Spaces Plan identified faculty and physical locations relevant to increasing the amount of food and greenery grown on-campus.
Evidence Based Conservation
Funding course development and student projects for an Evidence Based Conservation course.
ITERRE: Initiative for Technical Education with Repurposed and Reused E-waste
ITERRE developed a portable curriculum for creating usable electronics from NYU-Poly's e-waste.
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.
Mental Construals & Environmental Commons Dilemmas
Investigating how thinking of the environment as part of one's own identity may affect one's decision-making.
Grow, Cook, Eat, Learn
Engaged elementary school students to think about what they eat, and where it comes from.
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.
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.
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.
Superstorm Research Lab
Research about how Superstorm Sandy changed thinking patterns in New York City.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability: Transforming Curriculum in Higher Education
Developing a workshop for NYU faculty to learn about integrating sustainability themes into their teaching.
Field Studies in Private Land Conservation
Field Studies aimed to introduce NYU undergraduates to outdoor private-partnership conservation preserves and their stewardship organizations. The program planned to visit five preserves in the academic year, using each location as a classroom to learn about the ecology, politics, and operations. This project did not manifest because the project leader left the university.