Resilient Eco-District for Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC: Spring 2013
The Humboldt Foundation and CIPSEM-UNEP, International Post-Graduate Training Programme, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, April 2012.
International Workshop: Shaping a New Capital City to Fit Indian Life
Jeffrey Raven served on an international jury in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
The workshop is part of a European Union program called Euro-Asian Sustainable Towns Programme (EAST) to promote exchange of knowledge and learning about new towns between Europe and Asia. ENTP, European New Town Platform is the managing partner of this program, with partners Basildon (UK), Baoshan, Qingpu (China), Naya Raipur, and the Euro-India Center. The French Ministry of Sustainable Development is a partner of the workshop.
Jeffrey Raven has been STAR Community Index™ Technical Advisor since 2008 to develop sustainable goals, indicators and metrics for entire cities in the United States. STAR is a pioneering, strategic planning and performance management system that will offer local governments in New Jersey and nationally a road map for improving community sustainability and helps communities address their interconnected concerns—economic, environmental and social. It is a national, consensus-based framework for gauging the sustainability and livability of U.S. communities. After 4 years of work, STAR Community Rating System 1.0 was launched in October 2012. Jeffrey Raven’s work with STAR is focused on developing goals, scope and measures for: Green Infrastructure, Resilience + Climate Adaptation, Comprehensive Planning, Transportation + Mobility, Compact + Complete Communities, Natural Systems. ...more (PDF)
Panel invited by NYiT Professor Giovanni Santamaria. This same panel participated in Studio X, and Pedro Ortiz was one of the jurors for Jeffrey Raven's MSAUD course at Columbia University last Spring. Prof. Giovanni Santamaria (NIYT, New York): New Scale of Urban Catalizers; Prof. Antonella Contin (Politecnico di Milano, Italy: Architecture mon a-mur: The Serlio's sets portray a type of city; Prof. D. Grahame Shane (Columbia University, New York): Megablock models: the desakota block and new dynamic contexts; Arch. Pedro Ortiz (World Bank, Washington DC): From the scale of the UDE to the local connections; Prof. Michael Schwarting (NIYT, New York): The urban scale of New York - A case study; Prof. Jeffrey Raven (NIYT, New York): Sustainable Communities - Performance Indicators.
Jeffrey Raven was invited by the Cambridge University International Land Institute to lecture on sustainable cities, on September 20, 2012. In attendance were Cambridge faculty, the research center hosting the event, and
leaders from China’s top economic and technological development zone: TianJin Economic Technological Development Area (TEDA). It is home to 32 engineering and technology research centers, and site for the new TianJin Eco-City ...more
Jeffrey Raven accepted the position this September as director of the Masters in Urban and Regional Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT-Manhattan) and Associate Professor. It will be an opportunity to reshape a graduate program focusing on sustainable, resilient strategies, and greater flexibility to contribute to applied research efforts, both in the U.S. and overseas.With more than 20-years in professional practice, his firm RAVEN A+U continues to provide strategic design and planning services worldwide ...more