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A Garden in Cairo Air date: 07-11-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1145385945/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Cairo is one of the most densely populated in the world, with only one footprint of green space per person prior to 2005. His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, saw the need to relieve this congestion. The result is Al-Azhar Park: a 500-year-old dump-... /episodes/get/1153 /episode/1153 e2: A Garden in Cairo /episode-player/1153
Architecture 2030 Air date: 02-10-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1094055821/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Buildings are responsible for almost half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. Can a collaborative effort - government leaders, architects, regulatory agencies and building suppliers - avert a climate crisis through policy change and education? Architect-turned-activist Ed Mazria... /episodes/get/1155 /episode/1155 e2: Architecture 2030 /episode-player/1155
Greening the Federal Government Air date: 01-13-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1094004504/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Government buildings are not historically associated with sustainability or exquisite design. But the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Design Excellence program is changing that perception. The program commissioned Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Thom Mayne to design the San Francisco... /episodes/get/1158 /episode/1158 e2: Greening the Federal Government /episode-player/1158
The Druk White Lotus School - Ladakh Air date: 01-06-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1093965696/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Ladakh, India is one of the most remote regions on earth. Beset with religious, political and cultural strife, it is also one of the most tumultuous. Enter the Druk White Lotus School, which intends to equip Ladakhi children for living in the modern world while simultaneously embracing Buddhist... /episodes/get/1160 /episode/1160 e2: The Druk White Lotus School - Ladakh /episode-player/1160
Transport: Food Miles Air date: 12-09-2008 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1362891727/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the 21st-century global food economy, by the time it's been grown, processed and distributed, most food has traveled an average of 1,500 miles before reaching the plate. AS renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the effects of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the... /episodes/get/1161 /episode/1161 e2: Transport: Food Miles /episode-player/1161
Transport: Paris: Velo Liberte Air date: 12-02-2008 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1362888236/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Paris' ambitious public-private "Velib" bike initiative encourages residents to forgo cars for bikes and public transportation. /episodes/get/1162 /episode/1162 e2: Transport: Paris: Velo Liberte /episode-player/1162
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Transport: Food Miles
In the 21st-century global food economy, by the time it's been grown, processed and distributed, most food has traveled an average of 1,500 miles before reaching the plate. AS renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the effects of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the...
Air date: 12/09/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1362891727/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the 21st-century global food economy, by the time it's been grown, processed and distributed, most food has traveled an average of 1,500 miles before reaching the plate. AS renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the effects of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the... /episodes/get/1161 /episode/1161 e2: Transport: Food Miles /episode-player/1161
The Druk White Lotus School - Ladakh
Ladakh, India is one of the most remote regions on earth. Beset with religious, political and cultural strife, it is also one of the most tumultuous. Enter the Druk White Lotus School, which intends to equip Ladakhi children for living in the modern world while simultaneously embracing Buddhist...
Air date: 01/06/2009
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1093965696/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Ladakh, India is one of the most remote regions on earth. Beset with religious, political and cultural strife, it is also one of the most tumultuous. Enter the Druk White Lotus School, which intends to equip Ladakhi children for living in the modern world while simultaneously embracing Buddhist... /episodes/get/1160 /episode/1160 e2: The Druk White Lotus School - Ladakh /episode-player/1160
Greening the Federal Government
Government buildings are not historically associated with sustainability or exquisite design. But the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Design Excellence program is changing that perception. The program commissioned Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Thom Mayne to design the San Francisco...
Air date: 01/13/2009
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1094004504/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Government buildings are not historically associated with sustainability or exquisite design. But the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Design Excellence program is changing that perception. The program commissioned Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Thom Mayne to design the San Francisco... /episodes/get/1158 /episode/1158 e2: Greening the Federal Government /episode-player/1158
Architecture 2030
Buildings are responsible for almost half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. Can a collaborative effort - government leaders, architects, regulatory agencies and building suppliers - avert a climate crisis through policy change and education? Architect-turned-activist Ed Mazria...
Air date: 02/10/2009
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1094055821/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Buildings are responsible for almost half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. Can a collaborative effort - government leaders, architects, regulatory agencies and building suppliers - avert a climate crisis through policy change and education? Architect-turned-activist Ed Mazria... /episodes/get/1155 /episode/1155 e2: Architecture 2030 /episode-player/1155
A Garden in Cairo
Cairo is one of the most densely populated in the world, with only one footprint of green space per person prior to 2005. His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, saw the need to relieve this congestion. The result is Al-Azhar Park: a 500-year-old dump-...
Air date: 07/11/2009
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1145385945/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Cairo is one of the most densely populated in the world, with only one footprint of green space per person prior to 2005. His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, saw the need to relieve this congestion. The result is Al-Azhar Park: a 500-year-old dump-... /episodes/get/1153 /episode/1153 e2: A Garden in Cairo /episode-player/1153
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