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Gateway National Recreation Area Summer Fire GIS Technician

April 20, 2011
Gateway National Recreation Area Summer Fire GIS Technician

Summer jobs and internships are a great way for students to gain valuable hands-on experience in their prospective fields. They can give students insight into their professional aspirations, complement their education through real-world application, and provide an opportunity to learn new skills. Featured below is one such position. Gateway National Recreation Area is currently accepting […]

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Learning by Growing at PS 333

December 16, 2010
Learning by Growing at PS 333

Earlier last week, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer presided over the official opening of the Sun Works Center for Environmental Studies, a hydroponic greenhouse on top of PS 333 the Manhattan School for Children. According to a recent post in the New York Times City Room, the project is the brain child of two parents […]

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Solar RoofPod: Team New York

November 22, 2010
Solar RoofPod: Team New York

A group of innovative undergraduate and graduate students (architects and engineers) at the City College of New York are working on a project that would potentially redefine the use of the urban rooftop, particularly that of New York City. Team New York as they are collectively known, are designing and building a solar roof pod […]

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Utopian Solutions to Real Problems

October 20, 2010
Utopian Solutions to Real Problems

Architects have always been at the forefront of envisioning fantastic new models and paradigms for living.  More often than not those visions tend to neglect the diversity and sometimes impossible collage of forms that results from a city built by its own citizens.  See Le Corbusier’s Radiant City or Antonia Sant’Elia for example. However, with […]

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Green Infrastructure in the City

October 4, 2010
Green Infrastructure in the City

CISC is hosting an event on December 1st that deals specifically with issues of green infrastructure. We are in the process of designing our “save the date,” announcement so you will hear about it soon in more formal terms. But on a related note, New York City released its very own green infrastructure plan just […]

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