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Science for the Public presents: Designing Sustainable Urban Development

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Christoph Reinhart, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  is an international leader in urban design, especially recognized for architectural “daylighting”—the use of natural light to illuminate building interiors—and urban-level environmental building performance analysis. The design tools developed by Reinhart’s lab are used by architects and urban planners in more than 90 countries.  Modern urban development requires a multi-dimensional design approach to encompass energy-efficient architecture, pedestrian-friendly access to shops, entertainment, work and schools, and vibrant outdoor spaces. Using sophisticated computer-modeling, the Sustainable Design Lab at MIT combines and analyzes many elements for optimal, healthy urban environments.  In this presentation, Dr. Reinhart outlines such a model based on a neighborhood proposal in Boston.  The program is made possible through a partnership with Science for the Public.

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Date:
November 25
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Robbins Library
700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Phone:
781/316/3200
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https://www.robbinslibrary.org