This summer, eight acres of thoughtfully designed green space will open on the Georgia Tech campus and provide many new spaces for reflection, engagement, and learning. Currently under construction at the corner of Hemphill Avenue and Ferst Street, the EcoCommons is situated directly west of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design. Once complete, the area will contain more than 600 new trees, 68 transplanted trees, tens of thousands of new perennials and shrubs, and an abundance of ferns and grasses.
As the construction fencing comes down, a fresh, new greenspace welcomes students for the spring semester.
The Kendeda Building goes beyond sustainability to be a regenerative building that gives back more than it takes from the environment.
Representatives from leading world universities — including Georgia Tech — will convene today at Rutgers University – Newark to participate in the University Global Compact (UGC)’s 17 Rooms-U, hosted in partnership with the United Nations,
Research released by a team at Georgia Institute of Technology looked into the impact of government policies put in place to reduce the amount of electronics waste filling up landfills.
As the completion date of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design nears, Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff are invited to host their lecture, meeting, or event in one of the most sustainable buildings in the Southeast.
In January, as 13 new trees were being planted in Tech's triangle green space in the center of campus, the Institute also celebrated 11 consecutive years of earning its Tree Campus USA Certification.
The Marshall Sherfield Fellowship offers one engineer or scientist from the United States the chance to do postdoctoral research in the United Kingdom for up to two years.