ZOFNASS WORKSHOP ON COLLABORATIVE PLATFORMS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING
27 -28 October, 2014
Energy Infrastructure: Next Generation Planning Perspectives
This symposium was a collaborative platform that brought forward thinking minds of public officials, infrastructure engineers, planners and design professionals and academia to share “next generation” perspectives on sustainable Energy Infrastructure. The Zofnass methodology and application examples on Energy Infrastructure Planning was also presented as a prospective framework for integrative planning and collaboration.
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ZOFNASS SIAB WORKSHOP
May 19-20, 2014
This workshop covered topics on Zofnass Economic Process Tool, IDB Infrastructure 360° Awards, Zofnass Planning Cities through an infrastructure based approach, and Introduction of Next Generation Infrastructure Research (Surdna Foundation Grant).
SIAB MEETING: REVIEW OF CURRENT RESEARCH
January 23-24, 2014
The meeting with SIAB members took place at Harvard Business School. The agenda concerned the detailed review of Zofnass Economic Process tool online version and the detail review of Zofnass Infrastructure Planning Guidelines & Publication.
September 16-17, 2013
HOW FOOD SYSTEMS SAPE CITIES: ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES
May 2, 2012
This inaugural event took an in-depth look at the ecological and economic issues of food systems in the urban built environment, from the micro to the bioregional scale. Agriculture and food systems represent a potent force for shaping city infrastructure, improving public health, feeding growing populations, rebuilding communities, reconnecting people to nature, restoring degraded environments, and revitalizing economies.
A ROAD MAP TO SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE & GREEN CITIES CONFERENCE
September 14 – 16, 2011
Measuring impacts on the environmental, social, and economic aspects of our cities and infrastructures is only a first, albeit essential, step towards a sustainable future. With limitless moving parts, and many stakeholders with varying degrees of interest, incentives, and motivation, making a compelling case for sustainable infrastructure projects requires a clear and well-structured road map.
THE ZOFNASS PROGRAM FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE ISI SIGN LETTER OF INTENT
June 22, 2011
Envision™ is the product of a strategic alliance and collaboration of several organizations including the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), a nonprofit organization co-founded by the American Public Works Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Council of Engineering Companies, and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
WORKSHOP: SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE: WHO PAYS & WHO BENEFITS?
April 21, 2011
This workshop took place at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Areas of discussion focused on the balance between socio-economic and environmental priorities in large scale infrastructure projects and how to evaluate and communicate the costs and benefits of sustainable infrastructure development.
INFRASTRUCTURE SUSTAINABILITY AND DESIGN CONFERENCE
April 21 – 23, 2010
The conference will identify many challenges of sustainability, including the need for infrastructure rehabilitation in developed countries. Through the introduction of the Zofnass Rating System, sustainability metrics will be discussed as well as the branding of sustainability through the adoption of certification and rating systems. Industry experts will address the specific challenges of sustainability for infrastructure projects of varying types.