by ruby lyon & alan burchell february 29 2016 In early 2015, the online community was enamoured by a new law that supposedly mandated commercial development projects in France to be partially covered by plants or solar panels. One article from The Guardian posted March 2015, “France decrees new rooftops must be covered in plants or [...]
urbanstrong sponsoring NYC/SBA presentation on The WELL Building Standard & The 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design
this friday evening, urbanstrong will be sponsoring and evening of lectures, networking and refreshments. Designing Buildings for Health and Wellness: The WELL Building Standard Jessica Rose Cooper, Executive Director, Project Management and Director of Sustainability, Delos Living LLC and 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design - Improving Health and Well-Being in the Built Environment Jonce Walker, [...]
this wednesday night, alan burchell of urbanstrong will be moderating AgTech Demo Night, an evening of high tech product demonstrations from the urban farming industry. alan will MC the demonstrations and host a panel discussion about the current state (and future predictions) of urban farming in the new york city area and beyond. NYC AgTech [...]
Green roofs are great for the environment. Turns out they're great for tired workers, too. ERIC JAFFE @e_jaffe May 5, 2015 http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/05/how-a-quick-glimpse-of-nature-can-make-you-more-productive/392360/ That's the upshot of a new paper from an Australia-based research team set for publication in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. Their work has found that even taking just 40 seconds to focus on a [...]
urbanstrong’s alan burchell featured on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” w/ Mark Ruffalo, Ban Ki-moon, and Bernie Sanders.
Last night, MSNBC's "The Ed Show" aired coverage of The People's Climate March in New York City. Alan Burchell, founder of urbanstrong, is featured throughout the program, alongside actor and climate activist Mark Ruffalo, current Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, and Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont and candidate for the Democratic nomination for President [...]