In honor of Earth Day, fourteen volunteers from Ayers Saint Gross had the unique opportunity to help build twenty three floating wetlands that will be planted and launched into the Inner Harbor on April 20th. Spearheaded by Living Classrooms and Biohabitats, the project will support Baltimore City’s effort to make The Harbor swimmable and fishable by 2020.
Emory University spent nine years envisioning a residential village at the core of its campus. The university official and architect responsible for this first-year housing explain how its six buildings enrich the freshman experience at Emory, from demonstrating green technologies to creating a sense of community.
The residence life experience is a critical component of learning and development for higher education students. Residence hall design offers unique opportunities to facilitate outside the classroom learning, particularly in the area of sustainability.