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Honors

2005 Woman of Earth - Terre de Femmes award, Yves Rocher Foundation

2004 Santa Clara University Global Social Benefits Incubator Invitee

2003 Honorary Citizen of Nagakuta Japan, host community for Aichi EXPO 2005

2003 Sea Change Residency fellowship awarded by Gaea Foundation

2002 Eco Innovator Shift digital culture magazine

2002: Accredited as Artist by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Art Resume

2001 I. D. Forty International Design selection of 40 Socially Responsible Designers

2001 Metropolitan Home's Design 100

1999 Art & Science Collaborations SolarScapes Co-winner

1998 KUDOS Award for "Connections" from Communication Arts' Eco Critique.

1997 Designer-in-Residence at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Exhibitions

2006 Treasured Maps, New York Public Library

2005 Green Map Hall, EXPO 2005's NGO Global Village, Aichi Japan

2004 Vibrant Communities, Green Maps of New York and the World, Municipal Art Society

2002 Tokyo Art Jungle's Art Train & Tokyo International Forum

2001 "Re-F-Use", Cultural Connections' traveling exhibit, Paris, Copenhagen, Utretcht

2000 "SolSpherica" three year outdoor interactive solar exhibit at Liberty Science Center, NJ
(co-designed with Amelia Amon of Alt.technica)

2000 "Green Maps" at Environmental Grantmakers Association, Mohonk NY

2000 "Green Maps" at Malmo Sweden's Central Library

2000 "Maporama" Queens Museum of Art, NY

1997-98 "Glamorous Green" Materials Connexion

1997 "Global Green Maps", NGO Forum, United Nations Climate Change Conference, Kyoto

1997 "100 Show," American Center for Design, Chicago

1997 "Streetscapes & Furniture," Municipal Art Society

1995 "Hello Again, Recycling in the Real World", Fashion Institute of Technology

1995-94 "Garbage! the History and Politics of Trash in NYC", New York Public Library

1993 "Green October", Institute of Business Designers

1992 "Ecopolis", International Academy of Architecture, Rio DeJaneiro

1992 "The Power of Maps", Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

1992 "Design New York", Municipal Art Society

1992 "Cheap Design", Gallery 91

Teaching & Workshops

Spring 2002 and 2003 "Charting Sustainability in the Real World" at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Studies

1998-2006 Green Map Workshops for Teachers at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institute; Sustainability Education Center of the American Forum for Global Education; SUNY/Purchase; Grassroots; Henry Street Settlement.

1998 Photovoltatic/Photosynthesis Solar Street Furniture Design and Recycled Design Workshops, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institute

1997 Workshops for educators, tours for students, lectures, planning, etc as .Designer in Residence, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institute.

1995-96 Green Map workshop leader at the Tennendesign Forum in Kyoto and at TU Delft in Holland with the O2 Global Network

1995-98 visiting instructor/guest critic in various design classes, Parsons School of Design

1995 "expert" in EcoTourism workshop at Doors of Perception 3 on Eco-Info, Netherlands Design Institute, Amsterdam

1994 Workshops on designing with recycled materials at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Foundation studio at Parsons School of Design introducing solar-powered and electric vehicles and the American Tour de Sol

1993 Public space recycling bin project at Pratt Institute; visiting instructor for a workshop on Human Power at Carnegie-Mellon University

1992 Environmental Overview lecture series at The Cooper Union's continuing education division

1990-92 Co-taught the project-oriented Design for the Environment course with Mark Seltman at The Cooper Union's continuing education division

Jurying

2005 Metropolis Next Generation

2001 American Colleges of Architecture Association's Design with Steel Tubing.

2001 International Design Resources Awards (recycled content products).

1998 National Art & Design Competition for Street Trees

1996-97 International Design Resources Awards (recycled content products).

1993-97 American Marketing Association's Edison Awards.

1994 NYC Dept of Sanitation's Ecologically Sound Packaging Design Competition

1994 ADPSR/NY's Honor Awards.

Speaking Engagements

4-06 New York Map Society

3-05 Building Energy, Boston

2-05 Planetwork, NY

11-04 EcoMetro, NYC

5-04 BALLE, Philadelphia

4-04 Convergence, Dublin

3-04 Building Green, Detroit

5-03 & 5-00 San Francisco

4-03 Social Venture Network Annual Conference, Rhinebeck NY

1-03 Rhode Island School of Design11-02 HearSay, Philadelphia

3-02 Portfolio & Views, California College of Arts & Crafts

1-02 Keynoter at Alliance of New Jersey Eco Educators Annual Conference

11-01 Design School, University of Michigan

6-01 DEMI Launch Event, London

6-01 Design for the Future, Seattle WA

6-01 Green Mapping at City Hall, Victoria BC Canada

2-01 Culture Jamming, New York University

2-01 Architecture School, University of Dublin

10-00 Industrial Design Class, University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA

5-00 Planetworkers: Information Technology & Global Technology, San Francisco

5-00 Advancing Community Sustainability, Roanoke VA

4-00 American Planning Association National Conference NYC

12-99 Urban Ecology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

10-99 Vision Plus 7, Tokyo

10-99 Under the Sun, Cooper Hewitt's Solar Conference

4-99 Industrial Designers, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh

6-98 Introducing Mapas Verde (Green Maps), Ethics & Culture of Sustainable Development Conference & ISPJAE Arquitectura, Havana Cuba

4-98 Childrens' Neighborhood-scale Green Maps, American Planning Association National Conference, Boston MA

4-98 Society & Technology, Art & Science Collaborations

4-98 O2 & the Green Map System, O2 Tenth Anniversary Symposium, Copenhagen Denmark

4-98 Green Maps, Here & There, Malmo Academy, Malmo Sweden

10/12-97 EcoDesign, Hampshire College, Amherst MA and Cornell U, Ithaca NY

3-97 Serious Fun, Industrial Designers Society of America Regional Conference, Syracuse NY

4-97 My Approach, Sustainable Design Forum, Seattle Art Museum, WA

2-97 My Green Eyed View of NYC, Wild City, New York

10-96 My Pathway, Bioneers Conference, San Francisco, CA

4-96 Green Design Day, Sheffield Hallam University, England

4-96 On Green Design in the USA, Fragments Symposium, British Crafts Council, London

3-96 Design Adventures, University of Southwestern University, Lafayette, LA

11-95 Production and Consumption, Feminist Perspectives on Design and Technology CUNY, NYC

3-95 The Greening of NYC, International Union of Architects' NGO Forum on the Future of Cities at the Social Summit, Copenhagen

3-95 My Work, Danish Design School, Copenhagen

8-94 My Approach to Design, Industrial Designers Society of America National Conference, Detroit

11-94 Sustainable Design, Sustainable Communities Congress, Silver Springs, MD

1992-4 Green Careers, New York University

10-94 Environmental Entreprenuering, Eco Expo East, Boston

4-94 Green Design in NYC, University of Washington, Seattle

1993 Green Apple Map, New York Map Society

1993 Eco Lifestyling, Barnard College

1993 Architecture & Ecology, HLW Architects

1992 The Earth Summit, International Council of Societies of Industrial Design Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1992 Eco/Socio Responsibility, Manhattan Institute of Management

1992 Welcoming Speech, Green Apple Design Tour, lower Manhattan

Consulting

2002-04, Wendy is on the ERDA award-winning Broward County FL's Parks Art Master Plan design team, led by Lorna Jordan.

2001 Greening the Tenants, Green October

1997 Environmental Seminar, Patagonia

1994-97 Greening Program, Manhattan Plaza

1995-96 Recycled and Renewable Materials, S.I.T.E.

1995 Children's Product Consulting, Kathryn Schenker Associates

1993-5 Waste Reduction Projects, Times Square Business Improvement District

1994 Resource Efficient Retrofit consulting, Paul Laird Architects

1994 Greening Consulting Team, Herald Square Hotel

1993 Green Concepts for the Municipal Bldg. Plaza, NYC Department of General Services Design Division (pro bono)

1992 Marine Infrastructure Products of Recycled Plastic, Utility Plastics

1991 Exhibit Research, Lightwheels

Selection of Articles by Brawer
(published in USA publications unless noted. Several are linked to our Articles page)

3-05 Foreword to Energetic Green Map Movement book by the Society of Wilderness, Taiwan

11-04 New York Story in the Green Map Atlas (Wendy was also Project Manager

6-01 We Chart the Earth, Whole Earth Magazine's Viridian Design issue

1-01 "On Eco-Design" Environmental Grantmakers Association Journal

7-99 "Eco Design Links" Eco Design Tools by Eco Committee of Industrial Designers Society of America

12-97 "ID: Force of Nature?" Industrial Designers Society of America NY Newsletter & ID Forum Online

5-97 "The BioFach Report", In Business

7-96 "The Web as a Metaphorof Our Time",frogdesign's rana

4-96 "Provoking, A Report", Innovation

1-96 "Wish List for Eco Design Education", Whole Earth Review

11-95 "Residential Recycling: Manhattan Plaza", Metro Planner

6-95 "Green Design in NYC", Design World, Australia

4-95 "Materials are the Message for European Green Products", In Business

1-95 "The Green Apple Map", Places

4-93 "Eco Design in Berlin", EcoDesign Forum, Australia

4-93 "Recycling Plastic", Innovation

91-93 Several Articles, Institute of Business Designers SEED

Memberships

2005 Design Ignites Change Task Force.

2004-05 Neighborhood Energy Network, NYC.

2002 - 05 Social Venture Network - BALLE Adisory Board.

1995-05 Time's Up! member, 6BC Garden member.

1993-05 Member of the O2 Global Network, an international ecological designers group. US Liasion to Global Net
Founding member of O2 NYC in 1995. Chair of O2 NYC in 1996. NYC Board 2005.

1993-05 Business Member of Co-op America.

1993-02 Board of Directors, Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility, NY Chapter.

1997-99 Professional Designers Centennial Committee, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

1993-95 Chair of the Industrial Designers Society of AmericaÉs Committee on Environmental Concerns. Member of IDSA 1989-99.

1991-96 Manhattan Citizens Solid Waste Advisory Board.

1992-95 IDSA's Alternate Delegate to the American Institute for Pollution Prevention.

1994 Modern World Design certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise by New York State.

Reviews (sorry not updated yet in eons! Recently updated linked list of articles, books, etc about Green Map System are listed here and quoted here)

Magazines

8-97 "Green Maps," House Beautiful

7-97 "Painting the Map Green," "New Age Journal"

6-97 "Green Cartology," "E Magazine"

3-97 "Mapping Progress", Metropolis Magazine

11-96 "Eco Spots", I.D. Magazine

6-96 "Mapping Green Progress", Town & Country Planner, UK

4-96 "Tennendesign's Green Map Workshop", River, Japan

12-95 "Eco Products On Line", In Business

12-95 "Green Mapping: Tool for Liveable Cities", Green Design Quarterly, Canada

6-95 "New Paradigms American Style", Co-Design, England

6-95 "The Green Apple", UIA News, Denmark

4-95 "Green Map Attack", Science World

4-95 "She Makes the Apple A Little Greener", Artur, Denmark

1-94 "Give and Take", I.D. Magazine

7-94 "Design for the Environment Not Yet Mainstream", Business and the Environment

5-94, "Eco Design Tour Around the World", Nikkei Design, Japan

1-94, ""At The IDSA Conference", Design Korea, Korea

12-93 "Everyone Deposits, Anyone Redeems", BioCycle

9-93 "Grappling with the Apple", Garbage

5-93 "Cover Story", Pronto, Japan

9-91 "Modern World Protagonists", ECO


Newspapers

9-27-93, "Woman Confronts Disposable Society", NY Daily News

2-26-92 "A Walk on the Greener Side of the Big Apple", Earth Summit Times

9-5-91 "Cast-Off Convertibles", NY Newsday

9-21-90 "Why are Designers Down in the Dumps?", NY Daily News


Books

1999 Design and Feminist, Rothschild, et al

1996 Ecology of Design, by AIGA

1995, Green at Work II, by Susan Cohn, Island Press

1995, Choose to ReUse, by Nikki & David Goldbeck, Ceres Press

1993, Making Less Garbage, by Bette Fishbein and Caroline Gelb, Inform Inc.


Broadcast

5-97 "Green Maps," Green TV (cable

4-97 "Green Map System Interview with Susan Szenasy," WBAI

3-97 "Green Apple Map", WNYC-AM

4-94, "Times Square's Take Out Less Waste Reduction Campaign", CNN News

9-93, "Green Apple Map", New York One News

4-93, "The Greening of NYC", WFMU-FM

1-93, "Green Apple Map", WBAI-FM

6-92, "Consumerism", Manchete TV, Brazil


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