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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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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
Michael Grant AIA / michael.grant@stantec.com
Alejandra Menchaca / amenchaca@thorntontomasetti.com

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

September 18, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Visualizing Climate Change This presentation will explore the capabilities of Augmented and Virtual Reality to be utilized in this work. Presenters...
June 26, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Architecture + the 21st Century Paradigm Shift How do Biometrics Inform Design + Reframe the History of Modern Architecture? We live in a new “...
June 19, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Architecture + the 21st Century Paradigm Shift How do Biometrics Inform Design + Reframe the History of Modern Architecture? We live in a new “...
June 13, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COTE Transition Meeting This meeting will bid adieu to the current COTE co-chairs Blake Jackson AIA and Steven Burke, and bring in new COTE co-chairs...
May 23, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mixed Reality to Visualize Climate Change Many municipalities and regions are undertaking assessments to develop scenarios of how climate change will...
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