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Committee on the Environment (COTE)

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...


Lara Pfadt AIA / [email protected]
Beth Pearcy AIA / [email protected]

Existing Building Design for Sustainability on a Budget

August 25, 2021

Electrification of the Built Environment

June 16, 2021

Sustainable Design Excursions—From Boston to China and Back

May 19, 2021

Decarbonizing Campus

April 21, 2021

Zero Carbon Future, The Next Generation of All-Wood Buildings

March 17, 2021

Quantifying Total Carbon for Smart Reuse

February 17, 2021

"It's all about the water..." Performative Urban Landscapes & Sites

January 20, 2021

Health & Wellness Certifications for a Post-COVID-19 Pandemic World

December 16, 2020

Critical Stewardship: designLAB's Hitchcock Center

November 18, 2020

Bold New Action to Curb Carbon

October 21, 2020

2030 Commitment: Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead

May 2020