• Program 2006-07

Earth Day Symposium: Sustainable Design


April 25, 2007


The Great Hall of Cooper Union, 7th Street between 3rd Ave and Layfayette

Topic: How are sustainable design strategies being implemented and how do they effect us? By incorporating sustainable issues, how does it improve our living environment and what are some of the long-term benefits. What are some of the latest sustainable/green design strategies?

  • Financial benefits and constraints
  • Environmental benefits
  • Personal health issues
  • Effect on our living and recreational spaces


Bruce Kahn and Jennie Nevin, Smith Barney Financial Advisors and members of Sustainability Practice Network


Dinah A. Koehler, Sci.D. Social Scientist, Office of Research and Development, US EPA; Catherine Nueva Espana and Emilie Hagen, Atelier Ten, Consulting Environmental Designers; Nancy E. Anderson, Ph.D., Executive Director, the Sallan Foundation