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3rd Year Students Present at GIS Seminar

Posted: March 17, 2014

The GIS Seminar on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 featured three group presentations of final projects from last semester’s ARCH-763 Sustainable Building Metrics course in the Master of Architecture program at RIT. Each group was tasked to incorporate sustainable design elements into a building design appropriate for a specific climate (Cool, Hot and Arid, or Temperate). Sustainable design features were investigated… Read More

M.Arch Student Team Wins EPA Grant

Posted: March 17, 2014

A student team led by GIS Assistant Professor Dr. Gabrielle Gaustad has won a $15,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2013 EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet phase I grant program. The grant will fund a feasibility study titled “Implementing Practical Pico-hydropower,” which will examine implementing a micro-hydropower system contained entirely within GIS’s new Sustainability Institute Hall building. Dr.… Read More