green ground zero

Green Ground Zero (GGZ) is an international organization dedicated to creating innovative and

            community-based projects to enhance ecological ideals. Over the last 6 years, GGZ used media,

   architecture, advocacy and education as a vehicle to inform the public how to reduce societal

                    environmental impact and integrate into the natural world. GGZ was founded in 2002 with the mission

to support and advocate for the implementation of green building methods into the redevelopment of

    Lower Manhattan and the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City.

  Through the website, literature, blogs, education forums, a television show, lectures around the world and

          a design competition, GGZ helped to change the dialogue of the rebuilding from a conventional approach

to a highly green effort. GGZ is still committed to bringing new ideas to people about how to empower a

   wholly sustainable civilization. The continued facilitation of constructive dialog between citizens, decision

        makers, governmental bodies, designers, scientists, academic institutions, business leaders and

  environmentalists is bring a new perspective onto green building, urban development and ecological

              restoration. GGZ hopes to inspire a fresh way of dealing with cities, buildings, biodiversity and ecosystem

    health.

            Neil Chambers, Marc Brammer, and Erik Stowers played an important role with creating GGZ. For the

first three months, each person assisted in the development of GGZ’s International Sustainable

                   Design Competition for Lower Manhattan. Neil Chambers continued after the competition

   became the founder and executive director. He worked with thousands of people in cities around the planet

    to establish the organization as a green advocacy organization determined to discovering refreshing, new

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