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The 2030 Palette

The principles and actions needed to create low-carbon and resilient built environments worldwide - now live!. Explore the 2030 Palette here..


2030 Districts

2030 Districts are unique private/public partnerships bringing property owners and managers together with local governments, businesses, and community stakeholders to provide a business model for urban sustainability.


AIA+2030 Professional Series

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


Roadmap to Zero Emissions

Our plan setting out the emissions reduction targets necessary in the building sector worldwide to avert dangerous and irreversible climate change.


The Urban Climate Initiative

A framework of incremental building sector actions that state and local governments can put in place to ensure 80% emissions reductions by 2050.


2015 - The Beginning of the End of the Fossil Fuel Era?

Does 2015 mark the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era? We review the historic progress made in 2014, and look forward to the developments we can expect in 2015.


Design! Life Depends on It

In his keynote address to the AIA National Convention, Ed Mazria lays out the blueprint for a carbon-free and just built environment by 2050, reviews the progress made in the building sector since issuing the 2030 Challenge in 2006, and outlines the critical role architects and designers must play in securing a livable future.


Architects to Phase out Carbon by 2050

The International Union of Architects (UIA), which represents over 1.3 million architects in 124 countries worldwide, unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative, a declaration to eliminate CO2 emissions in the built environment by 2050.


Nation Under Siege

Beginning with just one meter of sea level rise, our nation would be physically under siege, with calamitous and destabilizing consequences. More


2030 Challenge for Products RFI

RFI Letter to Manufacturers

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.


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