Aug. 09, 2011

Designing a Sustainable Society

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

In this TalkingScience video, three New York City urban planners discuss their vision and ideas for New York's sustainable future.

Ernest Hutton is a Principal at Planning Interaction and Hutton Associates. He is also on the board of directors for the American Institute of Architects New York chapter (AIANY). He has been involved in urban planning and urban development for over thirty years.

Ilana Judah is the Director of Sustainability at FXFOWLE, a major New York based architecture firm. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and has years of experience in designing green buildings. She is also Chair of AIANY COTE (Committee on the Environment).

James Wright is an Associate Principal at Lee Haris Pomeroy Architects. There he specializes and urban transportation systems. He has worked on transportation projects all over New York. He is also on the Urban Design Committee of American Institute of Architecture.

This video is part of the Sustainable NYC, a multimedia project providing an inside look at efforts all around New York that are transforming the city into a green and sustainable place.

For more Sustainable NYC, check out:
What is sustainable food?
Cleaning the Gowanus
The 1.45 Mile Long Recycling Project

About Jesse Medalia Strauss

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