SANTA MONICA, Calif.
Sept. 30, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
has partnered with
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) on "The Future of Energy," bringing together world-renowned experts to exchange ideas on how best to address energy production and consumption issues for the future. This full-day conference is open to the public and will be held on
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
at The Museum of Modern Art in
New York City
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"The Future of Energy" is an interdisciplinary research program devoted to exploring key questions facing designers, developers and other professionals who are concerned with energy, efficiency and sustainability in the building industry. This collaborative effort between Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® and GSAPP resists focusing on specific technologies or prospective energy sources. Instead, it examines energy both discursively and thematically, addressing such issues as how problems of the future of energy are framed and how these problems are conceived and discussed.
Along with a distinguished panel of leaders in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction, keynote speakers include two of the preeminent minds in energy today.
is an engineer, an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Technology at Harvard GSD and the founder of
-based Transsolar. Schuler works with well-known architects in high-profile projects to develop sustainable design strategies for buildings. Economist
is the director of The Earth Institute, a professor at
, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General
-moon, and author of several books including
The Price of Civilization
To learn more about "The Future of Energy," go to
. More information about GSAPP can be found at
or by contacting:
, Director of Events and Public Programs Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
New York, USA
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Video with caption: "Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Sponsors The Future of Energy Conference Keynote Addresses by
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2 11 West 53rd Street
New York, New York
An event organized by COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) arch.columbia.edu." Video available at:
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