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BioLogic Materials:  Threads of Culture and Sustainability

BioLogic Materials: Threads of Culture and Sustainability

Material Nurture: Nature-Based Processes for Preservation and Enhancement of Local Ecosystems

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Anna Dyson delivers a keynote speach for the AIA Los Angeles 7th Annual 1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change

Anna Dyson delivers a keynote speach for the AIA Los Angeles 7th Annual 1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change

AIA Los Angeles (2024)

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Fabricate 2024: Creating Resourceful Futures, Copenhagen

Fabricate 2024: Creating Resourceful Futures, Copenhagen

Anna Dyson is the keynote speaker at Fabricate 2024, with the presentation of Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) research by Yale CEA researcher, Mandi Pretorius.

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Bridging the gap between vision and action for a greener panel at the Denmark Pavilion (COP28)

Bridging the gap between vision and action for a greener panel at the Denmark Pavilion (COP28)

Anna Dyson delves into the future of sustainable architecture and the crucial dialogue on advancing net-zero carbon materials at the Denmark Pavilion.

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Yale Planetary Solutions - UNEP/Global ABC Report at COP28

Yale Planetary Solutions - UNEP/Global ABC Report at COP28

Anna Dyson and Mae-ling Lokko to present the UN Environment Programme, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) and Yale CEA Report.

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RENEW REUSE REGROW Summit

RENEW REUSE REGROW Summit

Anna Dyson as the keynote speaker at the Summit for an insightful presentation on the latest biomaterial research, decarbonizing buildings, and innovative approaches to a sustainable built environment. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into the future of mass timber, zero carbon design, and adaptive reuse. Anna Dyson, leading the way in sustainable solutions.

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How to design and build for a regenerative future

How to design and build for a regenerative future

Mae-ling Lokko spoke at Habitat for Earth panel as part of of COP28 in Dubai about

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Prototypes for Humanity at COP 28, Dubai

Prototypes for Humanity at COP 28, Dubai

Yale CEA research in Water, the Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) framework, demonstrated at Prototypes for Humanity, a COP28 event in Dubai, and presented by Yale CEA researcher Mandi Pretorius

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Yale For Humanity Campaign

Yale For Humanity Campaign

Mae-ling Lokko speaks at Yale for Humanity campaign

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From Field to Form: An Introduction to Building with Plants and Earth

From Field to Form: An Introduction to Building with Plants and Earth

Mae-ling Lokko discusses the possibilities and implications of designing with plant- and earth-based materials.

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Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Watch the Recording for an Introduction to CEA's Report on Building Materials and the Climate: Status and Solutions

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From Exposure to Human Health: New Developments and Challenges in a Changing Environment.

From Exposure to Human Health: New Developments and Challenges in a Changing Environment.

Work based upon inter-university collaboratoration was presented by Yale School of Public Health PhD Student Elizabeth Lin: "A Novel Method to Explore the Impact of Architectural Design on Biological and Non-Biological Components of the Indoor Exposome"

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Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award Winner

Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award Winner

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz is awarded the "Next Generation" 4th prize 2020.

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NIST-Hosted Workshop: A Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique

NIST-Hosted Workshop: A Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique

PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents inter-university, interdisciplinary work: "Exploring a Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique: A Benchmark Experiment Comparing DNA Yield and Community Profiles Between PDMS and Swab Collection Methods" (IMMSA 1.3, 13:20)

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Living Cities Forum in Melbourne

Living Cities Forum in Melbourne

Mae-ling Lokko gives keynote lecture at LCF 2022: Material Flows

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Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Bio-based & biomaterials offer a key opportunity for decarbonizing the buildings and construction sector and achieving 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. Join UNEP & YaleCEA for an in-depth discussion on #biomaterials! (2022)

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IAQ 2020 (2022) ASHRAE Conference: Athens, Greece

IAQ 2020 (2022) ASHRAE Conference: Athens, Greece

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents an inter-university collaborative paper on behalf of interdisciplinary co-authors: "Informing Indoor Environmental Parameters: Analyzing Measures of Microbial Ecology with Respect to the Characterization of Indoor Air Quality"

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Design for Freedom Summit

Design for Freedom Summit

Chris Sharples of SHoP Architects and Anna Dyson from the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture gave an interactive tech talk on the future of the AEC industry, noting how technology can be used in design, construction, and manufacturing to help reduce the risk of forced labor in building materials.

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COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

Prof. Anna Dyson was a speaker at the Experts & Practitioners Roundtable: Climate Migration Challenges for Governance.

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Beyond Urban Agriculture

Beyond Urban Agriculture

2021 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture (Yale CEA) today launched an open digital forum aimed at accelerating urban agriculture in cities and delivering huge benefits on everything from food security to climate change.

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Yale CEA presents at the sdewes Conference in Germany

Yale CEA presents at the sdewes Conference in Germany

2020 - CEA introduced their research work on the Integrated Concentrating Solar Envelope technology at the conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems.

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Yale CEA presents at the World Urban Forum

Yale CEA presents at the World Urban Forum

2020 - Yale CEA's joins SBC in the World Urban Forum: Promoting Circular Built Environment. Naomi Keena presented Yale CEA research work on bio-based materials.

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Yale CEA joins the Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier

Yale CEA joins the Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier

2019 - Organized by the Norman Foster Foundation, Anna Dyson, Founding Director at Yale CEA gave a keynote at the third edition of the Robotics 2019 Public Debates in Madrid.

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Yale CEA hosts a UN Climate Summit event at the Yale Club

Yale CEA hosts a UN Climate Summit event at the Yale Club

2019 - Yale CEA and UN Environment co-hosted a high-level meeting at the Yale Club in New York City, an opportunity for key officials and experts to address Architecture and Ecosystems for Healthy Resilient cities.

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Yale CEA research featured at WCEF and SBC Events

Yale CEA research featured at WCEF and SBC Events

2019 - Naomi Keena represented Yale CEA at The World Circular Economy Forum in Helsinki June 3-5 and at the UN One Planet Network's Sustainable Building and Construction (SBC) Programme's series of Workshop and Meetings, Amsterdam June 6-8.

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Transforming The DNA of the Built Environment - Spring Meeting

Transforming The DNA of the Built Environment - Spring Meeting

2018 - TRANSFORMING THE DNA OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT" is a two-part meeting held in the Spring and Fall of 2018 to kick off a collaboration between The Center for Ecosystems in Architecture at Yale (CEA) and New Lab.

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Rebuilding Architecture Symposium

Rebuilding Architecture Symposium

2018 - This symposium, convened by Peggy Deamer, will explore areas that affect the construction of architecture’s discipline and profession—the academy, history/theory, practice, and media/representation—in order to structurally rethink and rebuild architecture.

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Urban Development and Planetary Health

Urban Development and Planetary Health

Fifth Planetary Health Online Lecture (2021)

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Nature-based Solutions in the Built Environment:
Green Materials, Systems and Spaces

Nature-based Solutions in the Built Environment:
Green Materials, Systems and Spaces

3rd CSI Global Forum (2021)

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Opportunities for Regenerative Design

Opportunities for Regenerative Design

Design Colloquium (2020)

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Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

The Architectural League NY (2019)

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Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

The Architectural League NY (2019)

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Storefront for Art and Architecture | Programming: Series: Manifesto Series: Closed Worlds

Storefront for Art and Architecture | Programming: Series: Manifesto Series: Closed Worlds

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Podcast - With Mae-Ling Lokko (Yale) & Henriëtte Waal (Luma Foundation)

Podcast - With Mae-Ling Lokko (Yale) & Henriëtte Waal (Luma Foundation)

In Search of the Pluriverse Podcast Interview with Mae-ling Lokko and Henriëtte Waal

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Mae-ling Lokko in conversation with Melbourne bureau chief for Bloomberg News, Chris Bourke

Mae-ling Lokko in conversation with Melbourne bureau chief for Bloomberg News, Chris Bourke

Material Living Cities Forum 2022: Mae-ling Lokko

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Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Watch the Recording for an Introduction to CEA's Report on Building Materials and the Climate: Status and Solutions

cop 27
Design Emergency Podcast: Paola Antonelli Interviews Mae-ling Lokko

Design Emergency Podcast: Paola Antonelli Interviews Mae-ling Lokko

Mae-ling Lokko on Building with Agrowaste

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NPR 51% Female Architects Creating Community Gardens.

NPR 51% Female Architects Creating Community Gardens.

Mae-ling Lokko interviewed for NPR 51% podcast

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COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

Prof. Anna Dyson was a speaker at the Experts & Practitioners Roundtable: Climate Migration Challenges for Governance.

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Addressing Indoor Air Pollution with Award-Winning Design

Addressing Indoor Air Pollution with Award-Winning Design

Yale Talk Podcast, Yale University (2021)

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Anna Dyson: The future of contemporary urban systems

Anna Dyson: The future of contemporary urban systems

Norman Foster Foundation Podcast (2020)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Anna Dyson delivers a keynote speach for the AIA Los Angeles 7th Annual 1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change

AIA Los Angeles (2024)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Fabricate 2024: Creating Resourceful Futures, Copenhagen

Anna Dyson is the keynote speaker at Fabricate 2024, with the presentation of Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) research by Yale CEA researcher, Mandi Pretorius.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

BioLogic Materials: Threads of Culture and Sustainability

Material Nurture: Nature-Based Processes for Preservation and Enhancement of Local Ecosystems

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Global Drought Snapshot 2023
THE NEED FOR PROACTIVE ACTION

In collaboration with UNCCD, Yale CEA developed and designed “Global Drought Snapshot 2023” website

website launch
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Prototypes for Humanity at COP 28, Dubai

Yale CEA research in Water, the Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) framework, demonstrated at Prototypes for Humanity, a COP28 event in Dubai, and presented by Yale CEA researcher Mandi Pretorius

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

MoMA Commission for “Life Cycles: The Materials of Contemporary Design" featured in the New York Times

Mae-ling Lokko is commissioned for MoMA's “Life Cycles: The Materials of Contemporary Design" exhibition

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Nobel Prize Museum exhibition will dive into the world of fungi

Mae-ling Lokko to show work at Nobel Prize Museum

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

MoMA audio commissions from Mae-ling Lokko for upcoming "Emerging Ecologies Exhibition"

"Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism" Exhibition will present seven newly commissioned audio pieces from some of today’s leading architects and researchers.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Yale For Humanity Campaign

Mae-ling Lokko speaks at Yale for Humanity campaign

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

dezeen magazine: The Dezeen guide to mass timber in architecture

ELM project featured as the Parallel-strand lumber (PSL)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Yale Daily News: A look inside the Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture

A collaboration between six Yale schools, the Yale CEA seeks to develop new systems for sustainable design and ecology.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health

brings together convergent research in integrated material life cycle design and ecosystems design

website launch
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Architecture's top green projects and sustainability innovations in 2023

Archinect 2023 year in review featured the Building Materials and Climate report as top innovation in 2023 under Material Research & Academia.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Farming Secure Water project featured at COP28 in Dubai for Prototypes for Humanity

Leading the project Mandi Pretorius, Ph.D. Candidate and Researcher at Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Design Emergency Podcast: Paola Antonelli Interviews Mae-ling Lokko

Mae-ling Lokko on Building with Agrowaste

podcast
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Watch the Recording for an Introduction to CEA's Report on Building Materials and the Climate: Status and Solutions

cop 27
Yale CEA | News + Updates

2022 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

Yale CEA joins UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction in Releasing Updates towards Zero Emission Futures for the Built Environment

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Living Cities Forum in Melbourne

Mae-ling Lokko gives keynote lecture at LCF 2022: Material Flows

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Iffat Ridwana and Mae-ling Lokko win Best Paper Award at ARCC 2021 Conference: Performative Environments

ARCC 2021 Conference: Performative Environments

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Bio-based & biomaterials offer a key opportunity for decarbonizing the buildings and construction sector and achieving 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. Join UNEP & YaleCEA for an in-depth discussion on #biomaterials! (2022)

report
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Design for Freedom Summit

Chris Sharples of SHoP Architects and Anna Dyson from the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture gave an interactive tech talk on the future of the AEC industry, noting how technology can be used in design, construction, and manufacturing to help reduce the risk of forced labor in building materials.

event
Yale CEA | News + Updates

COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

Prof. Anna Dyson was a speaker at the Experts & Practitioners Roundtable: Climate Migration Challenges for Governance.

event
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Global ambition: ‘Reinventing the DNA of the built environment’

Yale News (2021)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

LafargeHolcim Names North American Next Generation Prize Winners

Architect Magazine (2021)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

SOM Foundation 2021 Research Prize Awards to Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health

SOM Foundation (2021)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

From concrete to steel, how construction makes up the ‘last mile’ of decarbonization

Fortune (2021)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

10 Radical Tiny Homes That Challenge What You Know About Micro Living

Dwell (2019)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Metropolis: Super-Sustainable Dwelling, Built to Push the Limits of Self-Sufficiency, Goes on View at U.N. Headquarters

Metropolis (2018)

Yale CEA | News + Updates

Architect: Ecological Living Module (ELM)

Architect Magazine (2018)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

8 Shelter-Design Innovations Provide High-Tech, Eco-Friendly Paths to Permanence

RedShift Autodesk (2018)

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Solar Panels That–Gasp–Aren’t Ugly!

It’s architecture’s Holy Grail, and a R&D team at Rensselaer is one step closer to claiming it.

Yale CEA | News + Updates

Yale CEA presented at the UIA World Congress of Architects, Copenhagen

2023 - Yale CEA delegates participated in panel discussions, moderated sessions, and showcased emerging research at the Next Gen Student Summit

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Field study in household water quality, Guatemala

2023 - Towards developing affordable and robust means of ensuring safe drinking water at the household scale, the cohort is conducting field testing of the SEWR water treatment technology to study water disinfection efficiency against bacterial and viral target pathogens

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

From Exposure to Human Health: New Developments and Challenges in a Changing Environment.

Work based upon inter-university collaboratoration was presented by Yale School of Public Health PhD Student Elizabeth Lin: "A Novel Method to Explore the Impact of Architectural Design on Biological and Non-Biological Components of the Indoor Exposome"

news
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award Winner

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz is awarded the "Next Generation" 4th prize 2020.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

NIST-Hosted Workshop: A Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique

PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents inter-university, interdisciplinary work: "Exploring a Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique: A Benchmark Experiment Comparing DNA Yield and Community Profiles Between PDMS and Swab Collection Methods" (IMMSA 1.3, 13:20)

news
Yale CEA | News + Updates

Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Bio-based & biomaterials offer a key opportunity for  decarbonizing the #buildings and #construction sector and achieving 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. Join UNEP & YaleCEA for an in-depth discussion on #biomaterials! (2022)

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

IAQ 2020 (2022) ASHRAE Conference: Athens, Greece

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents an inter-university collaborative paper on behalf of interdisciplinary co-authors: "Informing Indoor Environmental Parameters: Analyzing Measures of Microbial Ecology with Respect to the Characterization of Indoor Air Quality"

news
Yale CEA | News + Updates

UPenn Ph.D. Conference on Precarity, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

2022 - Yale CEA researcher and PhD Candidate Mandi Pretorius presented research in Household Water Security titled "Questioning the Constructed Intangibilities of Water Resources in the Urban Domestic."

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

SOM Foundation 2021 Research Prize "Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health"

2022 - Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health led by Anna Dyson and Mae-ling Lokko, aims to investigate a new paradigm for connecting agricultural waste to large-scale regional material supply chains. The project will be developed in partnership with Global Mamas in Ghana and Ecolibri in Guatemala.

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Beyond Urban Agriculture

2021 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture (Yale CEA) today launched an open digital forum aimed at accelerating urban agriculture in cities and delivering huge benefits on everything from food security to climate change.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

Awarded EPA P3 Student Grant

2021 - Investigating the integration of novel enhanced Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) techniques into a building envelope assembly, towards increasing the viability of on-site renewable energy-based water recuperation

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A big data collaboration between Yale CEA and the UNCCD

2020 - Using SEVA, the UNCCD incorporated data from the “GGW: Implementation Status and Way Ahead to 2030” Report to highlight the progress made by countries in Africa's Sahel region.

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Yale CEA takes up residency at the Boston Autodesk Technology Center

2020 - Yale CEA is taking up residency at the Boston Autodesk Technology Center to further ongoing research development in the area of building-integrated water management, with SEWR.

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Yale CEA and Enel Foundation enter a new partnership

2019 - Yale CEA and ENEL Foundation are joining forces to research the nexus between water, energy, and material flows in defining transformative ways to address rapid urbanization among other in the African context.

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New York Design Award 2019 for the ELM project

2019 - DRIVENxDESIGN award celebrates innovative and creative design for environmental projects. Consideration given to materials, finishes, sustainability and environmental impact.

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Yale CEA event: a message from the Executive Director of the UNEP

2019 - Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the UNEP, gave a keynote address at the occasion of a high-level meeting at the Yale Club in New York City, an event organized by Yale CEA and UNEP.

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NSF-Funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center For Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT)

2019 - Investigating the incorporation of nanophotonics enhanced water purification in the The Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR)

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ELM voted #1 world-changing idea (UN News)

2019 - Measuring just about 22-square-meters, an Ecological Living Module was presented last September to get people thinking about decent, affordable housing that limits the overuse of natural resources and helps the battle against destructive climate change.

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Yale CEA presents an Ecological Pavilion in Nairobi at the UNEA-4

2019 - UNEP with the Yale CEA and associated partners launched an ecological pavilion showing how innovative biomaterial and environmental systems for housing could meet future demands of urbanization in Africa while minimizing the impact of the environment.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

ELM: Winner of the 2018 Residential Architect Design Awards

2018 - ELM selected as one of the Winners of the 2018 Residential Architect Design Awards.

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Super-Sustainable Dwelling goes on view at UN HQ

2018 - A collaboration between the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture, Gray Organschi Architecture, and the U.N., the CLT module was designed and built within a breakneck speed of five weeks.

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Launch of the Ecological Living Module (ELM)

2018 - UN Environment, Yale University demonstrate how to make modern living sustainable with new eco-housing module.

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Green Wall at the PSAC II

2017 - It's main gathering space includes a plant wall developed by CASE. This plant wall also filters the air and reduces energy use.

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Yale CEA | News + Updates

A new building by SOM keeps NYC safe—and looks good doing it

2017 - A new building by SOM keeps New York City safe—and looks good doing it.

news

BioLogic Materials: Threads of Culture and Sustainability

Material Nurture: Nature-Based Processes for Preservation and Enhancement of Local Ecosystems

news

Anna Dyson delivers a keynote speach for the AIA Los Angeles 7th Annual 1.5°C Symposium on Climate Change

AIA Los Angeles (2024)

event

Fabricate 2024: Creating Resourceful Futures, Copenhagen

Anna Dyson is the keynote speaker at Fabricate 2024, with the presentation of Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) research by Yale CEA researcher, Mandi Pretorius.

event

Global Drought Snapshot 2023
THE NEED FOR PROACTIVE ACTION

In collaboration with UNCCD, Yale CEA developed and designed “Global Drought Snapshot 2023” website

website launch

Bridging the gap between vision and action for a greener panel at the Denmark Pavilion (COP28)

Anna Dyson delves into the future of sustainable architecture and the crucial dialogue on advancing net-zero carbon materials at the Denmark Pavilion.

event

Yale Planetary Solutions - UNEP/Global ABC Report at COP28

Anna Dyson and Mae-ling Lokko to present the UN Environment Programme, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) and Yale CEA Report.

event

RENEW REUSE REGROW Summit

Anna Dyson as the keynote speaker at the Summit for an insightful presentation on the latest biomaterial research, decarbonizing buildings, and innovative approaches to a sustainable built environment. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into the future of mass timber, zero carbon design, and adaptive reuse. Anna Dyson, leading the way in sustainable solutions.

event

How to design and build for a regenerative future

Mae-ling Lokko spoke at Habitat for Earth panel as part of of COP28 in Dubai about

event

Prototypes for Humanity at COP 28, Dubai

Yale CEA research in Water, the Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse (SEWR) framework, demonstrated at Prototypes for Humanity, a COP28 event in Dubai, and presented by Yale CEA researcher Mandi Pretorius

event

MoMA Commission for “Life Cycles: The Materials of Contemporary Design" featured in the New York Times

Mae-ling Lokko is commissioned for MoMA's “Life Cycles: The Materials of Contemporary Design" exhibition

news

Nobel Prize Museum exhibition will dive into the world of fungi

Mae-ling Lokko to show work at Nobel Prize Museum

news

MoMA audio commissions from Mae-ling Lokko for upcoming "Emerging Ecologies Exhibition"

"Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism" Exhibition will present seven newly commissioned audio pieces from some of today’s leading architects and researchers.

news

Yale For Humanity Campaign

Mae-ling Lokko speaks at Yale for Humanity campaign

event

dezeen magazine: The Dezeen guide to mass timber in architecture

ELM project featured as the Parallel-strand lumber (PSL)

news

From Field to Form: An Introduction to Building with Plants and Earth

Mae-ling Lokko discusses the possibilities and implications of designing with plant- and earth-based materials.

event

Yale Daily News: A look inside the Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture

A collaboration between six Yale schools, the Yale CEA seeks to develop new systems for sustainable design and ecology.

news

Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health

brings together convergent research in integrated material life cycle design and ecosystems design

website launch

Architecture's top green projects and sustainability innovations in 2023

Archinect 2023 year in review featured the Building Materials and Climate report as top innovation in 2023 under Material Research & Academia.

media

Farming Secure Water project featured at COP28 in Dubai for Prototypes for Humanity

Leading the project Mandi Pretorius, Ph.D. Candidate and Researcher at Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture.

news

Mae-ling Lokko in conversation with Melbourne bureau chief for Bloomberg News, Chris Bourke

Material Living Cities Forum 2022: Mae-ling Lokko

podcast

Design Emergency Podcast: Paola Antonelli Interviews Mae-ling Lokko

Mae-ling Lokko on Building with Agrowaste

podcast

Yale CEA Presents with UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP 27

Watch the Recording for an Introduction to CEA's Report on Building Materials and the Climate: Status and Solutions

cop 27

2022 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

Yale CEA joins UNEP's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction in Releasing Updates towards Zero Emission Futures for the Built Environment

report

Living Cities Forum in Melbourne

Mae-ling Lokko gives keynote lecture at LCF 2022: Material Flows

event

Podcast - With Mae-Ling Lokko (Yale) & Henriëtte Waal (Luma Foundation)

In Search of the Pluriverse Podcast Interview with Mae-ling Lokko and Henriëtte Waal

podcast

NPR 51% Female Architects Creating Community Gardens.

Mae-ling Lokko interviewed for NPR 51% podcast

podcast

Iffat Ridwana and Mae-ling Lokko win Best Paper Award at ARCC 2021 Conference: Performative Environments

ARCC 2021 Conference: Performative Environments

event

Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Bio-based & biomaterials offer a key opportunity for decarbonizing the buildings and construction sector and achieving 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. Join UNEP & YaleCEA for an in-depth discussion on #biomaterials! (2022)

report

Design for Freedom Summit

Chris Sharples of SHoP Architects and Anna Dyson from the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture gave an interactive tech talk on the future of the AEC industry, noting how technology can be used in design, construction, and manufacturing to help reduce the risk of forced labor in building materials.

event

COP 26: Climate Law and Governance Day 2021

Prof. Anna Dyson was a speaker at the Experts & Practitioners Roundtable: Climate Migration Challenges for Governance.

event

Global ambition: ‘Reinventing the DNA of the built environment’

Yale News (2021)

news

LafargeHolcim Names North American Next Generation Prize Winners

Architect Magazine (2021)

news

SOM Foundation 2021 Research Prize Awards to Soil Sisters: An Intersectoral Material Design Framework for Soil Health

SOM Foundation (2021)

news

Urban Development and Planetary Health

Fifth Planetary Health Online Lecture (2021)

event

Addressing Indoor Air Pollution with Award-Winning Design

Yale Talk Podcast, Yale University (2021)

podcast

From concrete to steel, how construction makes up the ‘last mile’ of decarbonization

Fortune (2021)

news

Nature-based Solutions in the Built Environment:
Green Materials, Systems and Spaces

3rd CSI Global Forum (2021)

event

Opportunities for Regenerative Design

Design Colloquium (2020)

event

Anna Dyson: The future of contemporary urban systems

Norman Foster Foundation Podcast (2020)

podcast

Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

The Architectural League NY (2019)

event

Anna Dyson: The resiliency of architecture as propagator of crisis

The Architectural League NY (2019)

event

10 Radical Tiny Homes That Challenge What You Know About Micro Living

Dwell (2019)

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Metropolis: Super-Sustainable Dwelling, Built to Push the Limits of Self-Sufficiency, Goes on View at U.N. Headquarters

Metropolis: Super-Sustainable Dwelling, Built to Push the Limits of Self-Sufficiency, Goes on View at U.N. Headquarters

Metropolis (2018)

Storefront for Art and Architecture | Programming: Series: Manifesto Series: Closed Worlds

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Architect: Ecological Living Module (ELM)

Architect: Ecological Living Module (ELM)

Architect Magazine (2018)

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8 Shelter-Design Innovations Provide High-Tech, Eco-Friendly Paths to Permanence

RedShift Autodesk (2018)

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Solar Panels That–Gasp–Aren’t Ugly!

It’s architecture’s Holy Grail, and a R&D team at Rensselaer is one step closer to claiming it.

Yale CEA team presents at ISES Conference in Lisbon, Portugal - From Exposure to Human Health: New Developments and Challenges in a Changing Environment

From Exposure to Human Health: New Developments and Challenges in a Changing Environment.

Work based upon inter-university collaboratoration was presented by Yale School of Public Health PhD Student Elizabeth Lin: "A Novel Method to Explore the Impact of Architectural Design on Biological and Non-Biological Components of the Indoor Exposome"

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Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award Winner

Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award Winner

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz is awarded the "Next Generation" 4th prize 2020.

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2022 NIST-Hosted Workshop on Standards for Microbiome and Multi'Omics Measurements: A Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique

NIST-Hosted Workshop: A Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique

PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents inter-university, interdisciplinary work: "Exploring a Novel Microbiome Sampling Technique: A Benchmark Experiment Comparing DNA Yield and Community Profiles Between PDMS and Swab Collection Methods" (IMMSA 1.3, 13:20)

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Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Biomaterials: Can Biomaterials Become The Building Blocks for the 21st Century?

Bio-based & biomaterials offer a key opportunity for  decarbonizing the #buildings and #construction sector and achieving 10 of the 17 UN SDGs. Join UNEP & YaleCEA for an in-depth discussion on #biomaterials! (2022)

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IAQ 2020 (2022) ASHRAE Conference: Athens, Greece

IAQ 2020 (2022) ASHRAE Conference: Athens, Greece

Yale CEA PhD Candidate Phoebe Mankiewicz presents an inter-university collaborative paper on behalf of interdisciplinary co-authors: "Informing Indoor Environmental Parameters: Analyzing Measures of Microbial Ecology with Respect to the Characterization of Indoor Air Quality"

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UPenn Ph.D. Conference on Precarity, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

UPenn Ph.D. Conference on Precarity, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

2022 - Yale CEA researcher and PhD Candidate Mandi Pretorius presented research in Household Water Security titled "Questioning the Constructed Intangibilities of Water Resources in the Urban Domestic."

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Beyond Urban Agriculture

Beyond Urban Agriculture

2021 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture (Yale CEA) today launched an open digital forum aimed at accelerating urban agriculture in cities and delivering huge benefits on everything from food security to climate change.

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Yale CEA presents at the sdewes Conference in Germany

Yale CEA presents at the sdewes Conference in Germany

2020 - CEA introduced their research work on the Integrated Concentrating Solar Envelope technology at the conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems.

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Yale CEA presents at the World Urban Forum

Yale CEA presents at the World Urban Forum

2020 - Yale CEA's joins SBC in the World Urban Forum: Promoting Circular Built Environment. Naomi Keena presented Yale CEA research work on bio-based materials.

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Yale CEA joins the Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier

Yale CEA joins the Norman Foster Foundation Robotics Atelier

2019 - Organized by the Norman Foster Foundation, Anna Dyson, Founding Director at Yale CEA gave a keynote at the third edition of the Robotics 2019 Public Debates in Madrid.

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Yale CEA hosts a UN Climate Summit event at the Yale Club

Yale CEA hosts a UN Climate Summit event at the Yale Club

2019 - Yale CEA and UN Environment co-hosted a high-level meeting at the Yale Club in New York City, an opportunity for key officials and experts to address Architecture and Ecosystems for Healthy Resilient cities.

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Yale CEA research featured at WCEF and SBC Events

Yale CEA research featured at WCEF and SBC Events

2019 - Naomi Keena represented Yale CEA at The World Circular Economy Forum in Helsinki June 3-5 and at the UN One Planet Network's Sustainable Building and Construction (SBC) Programme's series of Workshop and Meetings, Amsterdam June 6-8.

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Transforming The DNA of the Built Environment - Spring Meeting

Transforming The DNA of the Built Environment - Spring Meeting

2018 - TRANSFORMING THE DNA OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT" is a two-part meeting held in the Spring and Fall of 2018 to kick off a collaboration between The Center for Ecosystems in Architecture at Yale (CEA) and New Lab.

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Rebuilding Architecture Symposium

Rebuilding Architecture Symposium

2018 - This symposium, convened by Peggy Deamer, will explore areas that affect the construction of architecture’s discipline and profession—the academy, history/theory, practice, and media/representation—in order to structurally rethink and rebuild architecture.

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