Green Brooklyn 2007:
The 3rd Annual Green Brooklyn Conference, coordinated by Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment, is Brooklyn's largest showcase of green and sustainability issues, programs, and products. A full day fair and symposium, Green Brooklyn brings together the community, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to share ideas with the public about how to live greener in our everyday lives.
Friday, September 21, 2007, 11 am- 4pm, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY; Free and open to the public
Green Brooklyn 2007 will feature workshops and discussions led by several of the city's preeminent leaders in sustainable design, green manufacturing, transportation alternatives, energy efficiency, environmental education, and sustainable food.
Video presentation on Atlantic Yards [futureperfectbrooklyn.org]; three different scenarios comapred with the present:
The architectural future of Brooklyn's 'Atlantic Yards' reveals itself in an interactive installation that compares 3D renderings with video imagery of the neighborhood as it currently exists. As people move towards the screen, the vision of the architects dissolves into drawings by local children, contrasting what our children imagine with what we actually build for them. Audio of residents calling to talk about the issue of development provides local opinions on the controversy surrounding the Atlantic Yards. work by: Ed Purver, Ariel Efron, & Christian Croft.
Brooklyn Matters documentary:
5pm-8pm Thursday September 20th 2007.