Tag Archives: Sustainability

Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Emi Kiyota

Emi Kiyota reminds us that elders are resources and assets, and that the one thing we all have in common is getting old.

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Meet the 2016-17 Loeb Fellows: Pallavi Mande

Pallavi Mande was raised in a culture that is intertwined with water, and she's come full circle to advocate for protecting our water resources.

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Gil Kelley Heading to Vancouver

Gil Kelley (LF ’10) is on the move again. The City of Vancouver has announced his appointment as chief planner and general manager of the newly created department of Planning, Urban Design, and Sustainability. The City of Vancouver website has … read more

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Urban Dirt and Design–Chapter 2

Doebele Fellow Charlotte Leib (MLA '18) and Barbara Knecht (LF ‘93) have an aggressive schedule for completing an Urban Farm Design Manual, commissioned by the Urban Farming Institute of Boston. By mid-August, they are aiming to have a full illustrated manuscript, which, when published, will … read more

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Chief Sustainability Officer, Newark

The City of Newark is recruiting a Chief Sustainability Officer who will work closely with an interdepartmental Sustainability Team drawn from key city departments, the Newark Environmental Commission, community partners, and businesses. The team is charged with achieving a healthier, … read more

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The International Kitchen Garden

When he launched the UN rooftop garden in 2015, Arif Khan (LF ’16), demonstrated how a simple idea and a relatively small intervention could have large ramifications in setting “an example for urban land stewardship in the heart of Manhattan.” … read more

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Jennifer Siegal: On the Move

As the first American woman to win the arcVision 2016 Women and Architecture Prize, Jennifer Siegal (LF '03) now has a new platform from which to talk about her important work: the jury called her “a fearless pioneer in the research and development … read more

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Bright Shiny Old-New UN

On Wednesday, January 27, New York Loeb fellows were treated to a fascinating two-hour tour of the renovated United Nations buildings by Michael Adlerstein (LF ’86), who recently stepped down as assistant secretary general and executive director of the now-completed … read more

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Robin Chase at the Inter-American Development Bank

Robin Chase (LF ’05) will be in Washington, DC, this Thursday morning for a conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank. It’s the second event of the Open Knowledge Series, and they will unpack the collaborative … read more

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Loeb Video Profile: Neha Bhatt

Neha Bhatt wants to be close to decision makers so she can help them make change happen. When she began to work in local government, she was surprised not to find the gridlock she expected; instead she came to appreciate the … read more

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