Join us as we celebrate the week of Earth Day and the start of Preservation Month with a free screening of the groundbreaking documentary The Greenest Building. Eleven years after its initial release we are still discussing the viability of demolition and its impact on the environment, housing affordability, and cultural consequences.
Filmmaker Jane Turville will speak about her film, its impact and what has changed since its initial release.
Over the next 20 years, American’s will demolish one third of our existing building stock (over 82 billion square feet) in order to replace seemingly inefficient buildings with energy efficient “green” buildings. The hour long documentary “The Greenest Building” poses the question “Is demolition in the name of sustainability really the best use of natural, social, and economic resources? Or, like the urban renewal programs of the 1960’s, is this well-intentioned planning with devastating environmental and cultural consequences?”Jane Turville
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