The New School

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper

In the early 21st century, The New School once again erected a building, the University Center, that embodies core values of the university, including the use of design to address the pressing issue of sustainability.

Green Roof Ecology Students Design Projects for NYC Urban Rooftops

Green Roof Ecology Students Design Projects for NYC Urban Rooftops

For the last three years. Timon McPhearson, associate professor of urban ecology and director of the Urban Systems Lab, has been teaching a Green Roof Ecology class in which students collaborate to create civic engagement projects and conduct design and ecology research.

This College is Helping New York City Eliminate Landfill Waste by 2030

This College is Helping New York City Eliminate Landfill Waste by 2030

One of the greenest universities is located in the heart of New York City, but efforts for higher ed schools to go sustainable is spreading.