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Sustainability Education Committee

  • COST

    Free and open to the public

  • TYPE

    Knowledge Community



Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Built Environment

The architectural profession has been among the leaders in addressing the problems of greenhouse emissions and the AIA has taken some fairly strong positions on going further. However, while greenhouse emissions are part of the problem of climate change, they are only a part. The wider issues around climate change include a much broader destruction of the biological systems that support all life on this planet.

We as architects need to educate ourselves on the issues of biodiversity and find ways to address these issues in our designs to start reversing climate change. This presentation will introduce attendees to this wider picture, to the larger issues in our climate future, and to what we as a profession can do to promote climatic healing.

This presentation is co-sponsored by BSA-COTE.

For those who qualify, 1.5 LU/HSWs are available.

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