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Sustainable design is at hand. This BSA committee covers green building, construction and operation practices and methods.

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AIA Committee on the Environment Knowledge Community
The Committee on the Environment (COTE) works to advance, disseminate, and advocate—to the profession, the building industry, the academy, and the public—design...

The 2016 white paper information can be found here.

Committee Chairs
Blake Jackson AIA / bjackson@tka-architects.com
Steven L. Burke, LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, AP O+M / sburke@smma.com
The Committee on the Environment is part of the Building Technologies Commission.

Updates

Presentation PDF from March 15, 2017 available for download here
AIA + 2030 Professional Series   What 2012 attendees are saying: "It was refreshing to attend a course which was...
Thank you for taking the extraordinary step of signing the AIA 2030 Commitment. The next step is to aggregate data from...
The following individuals are running for leadership positions for COTE and will help lead a discussion of the future of BSA...
Presentation PDF from 07.08.2015 available for download here
On June 19th a Forum on Sustainable Public Policy was held at BSA Space, jointly sponsored by USGBC/MA and AIA Massachusetts...
AIA 2030 Commitment In 2013, BSA COTE members aggregated and analyzed anonymous data from participating Boston-area firms....
Many firms have taken the extraordinary step of signing the AIA 2030 Commitment. The Boston Society of Architects Committee...

Past Events

June 21, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Battle for Wellness Dominance: WELL vs. Fitwel There is an increasing interest around how the built environment impacts our health, and the...
April 19, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Right Light at the Right Time: Redesigning light for alertness, sleep and health The newly-discovered relationships of light to the health and...
March 15, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Social Justice and the Built Environment: What we see | Who we hear | What we say What role do architects and designers have in upholding human...
February 15, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Designing Glazed Facades with Winter Comfort in Mind Join COTE and presenter Alejandra Menchaca, PhD, to learn about the new Glazing and Winter...
December 14, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
AIA 2030 Committment Roundtable On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 6:00 pm the BSA Committee on the Environment hosts a presentation and...
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