INNOVATION 2030: Top Ten Projects Announced

The INNOVATION 2030/COTE Top Ten for Students design competition winning projects have been announced! The top ten projects embraced this year’s challenge of carbon-neutral design while also addressing climate change adaptability and resilience in the built environment. Over one thousand students and faculty, representing 56 schools of architecture, participated in this year’s design and ideas competition. Here are the top ten […]

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ZERO Code: The Future Has Arrived

Introducing the first national and international ZERO Code for new commercial, institutional, and mid- to high-rise residential buildings.  Today, Architecture 2030 is excited to announce the publication of the ZERO Code for new building construction, which integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with on-site and/or off-site renewable energy resulting in Zero-Net-Carbon (ZNC) buildings. ………………………… The world […]

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Shaping the next generation of Architects

Architecture 2030 has teamed up with leading educators in the US to compile cutting-edge courses for Architecture and Planning Schools.  The syllabi and projects are publicly available – click on the project links below! The 2030 Curriculum Project integrates climate and environmental issues into design studios, history courses, and other program areas, creating a sustainability model for architecture […]

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Innovation 2030: The Future is Now

What better way to understand and influence the future than to design for it? That is precisely what an unprecedented one-thousand+ students and faculty, representing over 50 schools of architecture, are undertaking by participating in INNOVATION 2030 / COTE Top Ten for Students, a studio design and ideas competition that meaningfully addresses the current and […]

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462 and Counting

To date, 462 AIA member firms have joined the AIA 2030 Commitment. By joining the Commitment, firms connect with a leading group of professionals that are addressing today’s most pressing issues – climate change, sustainability, and energy and greenhouse gas emissions reductions in the built environment. In 2006, Architecture 2030 issued the 2030 Challenge, calling for all new […]

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China ZNC Design Professional Training

China takes the next step on the path toward a carbon neutral built environment by 2050. On September 20th-22nd, Architecture 2030 and the China Exploration and Design Association Architecture Branch (CEDAAB) co-hosted a Zero Net Carbon (ZNC) professional training workshop in Shanghai, China. The event, put on by the Tongji Architectural Design Group Co. Ltd., was […]

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INNOVATION 2030: Internships and Jury Announced

Leading design firms across the U.S. and Canada are offering paid summer internships for student winners, and outstanding professionals have been selected to jury the AIA COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition: INNOVATION 2030. Architecture 2030, with the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), and in collaboration with Design Intelligence and View […]

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On the EDGE of a Global Transformation

International Finance Corporation and Architecture 2030 Collaborate on Zero Net Carbon Buildings for the developing world. We’re delighted to announce that Architecture 2030 and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have partnered to support the international architecture and building community in designing zero net carbon (ZNC) buildings worldwide. IFC created the EDGE […]

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On Track to Meet the Paris Agreement

The U.S. building sector is on track to meet the greenhouse gas emissions reduction target set by the U.S. in the Paris Agreement. This month, Donald Trump announced the largely symbolic withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, reaffirming his commitment to resurrecting the waning coal industry and accelerating the production of domestic fossil fuels. The […]

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