Gallery: Pratt Students Present DEP Grant Proposals for a New Green Roo...

Pratt's Brooklyn Campus

Last April the NYC Department of Environmental Protection's Green Infrastructure Office awarded $475,000 to a proposal by Pratt Institute's Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development, and part of the money will go towards building two new green pilot projects for its Brooklyn campus. One of the exciting new projects consists of expanded tree pits with bioswales and the second is a green roof atop North Hall, which houses classrooms and a cafeteria. The incorporation of real, hands-on green infrastructure projects into an educational, academic environment began this summer.

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