The Blue Classroom

    “The Blue Classroom is a small boat operator, specializing in group outings and special assignments on the waterways surrounding New York City. Blue Classroom LLC operates a former US Navy police boat called REEL BUSY, drawing on the expertise of our founders, an avid fisherman and a longtime harbor advocate.” Source: The Blue Classroom 

Harbor School

“To provide a college-preparatory education built upon New York City’s maritime experience that instills in students the ethics of environmental stewardship and the skills associated with careers on the water. The marine world provides an ideal forum for an education based on excellence, discipline, and interdependence. Hands-on, inquiry-based learning in a natural environment stimulates curiosity, […]

RAMP @ Pratt

“In response to Superstorm Sandy, in Spring 2013, Pratt Institute’s Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development (PSPD) initiated a multi-year program of coordinated planning and architectural studios/urban labs, workshops and conferences called “Recovery, Adaptation, Mitigation and Planning [RAMP].” At its core, RAMP is working closely with community partners/clients to develop plans and strategies for rebuilding and […]

About | Global Urban Humanities

“The Global Urban Humanities Initiative is a joint venture between the UC Berkeley Arts & Humanities Division of the College of Letters & Science and the College of Environmental Design.  It brings together scholars and practitioners from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, city and regional planning, and multiple humanities disciplines – ranging from East Asian languages […]