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The principles and actions needed to create low-carbon and resilient built environments worldwide. Explore the 2030 Palette here..
If you are an architect, specifier, or contractor, send the 2030 Challenge for Products RFI to product representatives to make it clear that you are interested in the carbon impact of their product and that you would like to see a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) or, ideally, an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) to understand their product's impact.
Beginning with just one meter of sea level rise, our nation would be physically under siege, with calamitous and destabilizing consequences. More
In May 2012, the New York Times reported that "Coal and electric utilities, long allied, are starting to split. More than 100 of the 500 or so U.S. coal-burning power plants are expected to be shut down in the next few years. While coal still provides about a third of the nation's power, just four years ago it was providing nearly half." More
The AIA + 2030 professional education series is the result of a partnership between the American Institute of Architects Seattle, Architecture 2030, BetterBricks, and the City of Seattle. AIA Seattle and Architecture 2030 are now bringing the Series to other AIA chapters. More
The Seattle 2030 District is an interdisciplinary public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Seattle. With the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Planning providing our performance goals, we seek to develop realistic, measurable, and innovative strategies to assist district property owners, managers, and tenants in meeting aggressive goals that reduce environmental impacts of facility construction and operations. More
Just as we have seen a resurgence in popularity of Zombie movies, whose origins are in the now classic 1968 thriller “Night of the Living Dead” (photo above), so do we see a return of the fossil fuel industry’s desperate attempts to animate certain still-living (we believe) bodies in Congress to repeal Section 433 of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA 2007) at this critical time in history.
Architecture 2030 introduces 'Just the Facts', a new feature that will list and link to the most up-to-date climate science from our top U.S. and global scientific organizations. "Our goal," says Architecture 2030 founder, Edward Mazria, "is to make it easier for our subscribers to get the facts and move beyond the rhetoric on both sides of the political spectrum." More
Each year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes its forecast for U.S. building energy consumption. Since the 2030 Challenge was issued, this outlook has vastly improved. More