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As we acquire ecological literacy within the building-industry profession, the next question becomes: How can architects mitigate the effects of climate change through their buildings? Learn with us.

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Committee Chairs
Peter Papesch AIA / papesch@mac.com
The Sustainability Education Committee is part of the Building Technologies Commission.

Updates

Click here to view Ann Sussman's presentation about biometrics and their influence on architecture and design.
Click to view Toward a Scientific Basis for Architectural Design by C. Robert Horsburgh, Jr., MD, MUS
Click here to view the PDF of Martha Schwarz's presentation from our February 2018 SEC meeting.
Click to view Dr. Brita Lundberg's ​Health Risks of Natural Gas Infrastructure.
Dee Spiro, Sustainability Director at Bergmeyer, gave us an overview of the tools and techniques which the firm uses to...
Suzanne Robinson eloquently described the mindsets of members of the two professions which can lead to misunderstandings,...
Peter Papesch AIA, gave a whirlwind tour of how architects (and others) fit into the swirl of systems within systems...
Vanderweil Electrical Engineers explained the potential for Micro Grids, and the obstacles for maximizing electricity...
Some online lectures in architecture 1/16/17  Compiled from many sources. Additions and corrections appreciated. ...
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Past Events

April 16, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Piece by Piece, A new Design Paradigm Comes into View Our world is changing, faster and faster. Our design processes are changing, too. We may not be...
March 19, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The ‘R’ Word - Retreating from Sea Level Rise and Storm Surges The Climate Adaptation Forum, a collaboration of the Environmental...
February 19, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The WELL Building Standard: Costs, Benefits, and Synergies Between Rating Systems Brian Salazar, a developer, and Tyrone Yang AIA, an architect, will...
January 16, 2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Life Regions and Cities… Global and Bioregional Realities Phil Loheed AIA, architect, polymath and president of Earthos Institute, will...
December 18, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Making PALs: Public Access Landscapes Landing Studio's Dan Adams will explain the process of making Public Access Landscapes, or PALs. The firm,...
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