What are the 2030 Districts?

2030 Districts are unique private/public partnerships in designated urban areas across North America committed to reducing energy use, water use, and transport emissions Overseen by Architecture 2030, 2030 Districts are in the vanguard of grassroots collaborative efforts to renovate hundreds of millions of square feet of existing buildings and construct high-performance infill development and redevelopment. 2030 Districts […]

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Architecture Canada | RAIC Website Features 2030 Challenge Achievements

A new Architecture Canada | RAIC website featuring Canadian building projects that meet and exceed the 2030 Challenge has posted its first two case studies and promises eight additional projects available to view soon. These featured projects are “the best energy-efficient commercial buildings that have been constructed in Canada so far.” North Vancouver City Library: […]

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Nuclear Energy: Fact Check 2

Your Questions Answered On March 22, Architecture 2030 distributed the E-News Bulletin, Nuclear Energy: Fact Check in order to inform critical discussions taking place around nuclear energy in the United States. The response was tremendous, with numerous questions and requests for clarification. This Special Bulletin aims to answer those questions and bring further clarity to […]

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Nuclear Energy: Fact Check

How Much Does the United States Use? With the nuclear reactor crisis in Japan continuing to unfold, an important discussion has been taking place in the U.S. about the current and future role of nuclear energy and our aging nuclear reactors. We have noticed that in the media, there is sometimes a gap between what […]

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How to Create Jobs and Reduce Deficit Spending

An independent analysis conducted by Architecture 2030 illustrates that the Administration’s Better Buildings Initiative (BBI) can put the nation’s commercial real estate (CRE) market on the road to recovery, creating at least 300,000 new U.S. jobs and boosting tax revenue to begin putting money back into federal, state, and local coffers. This comes as the […]

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A Valentine to the Planet

 The 2030 Challenge for Products Unveiled This Valentine’s Day, in place of Cupid’s Arrow, Architecture 2030 is unleashing the power of the pen to dramatically reduce greenhouse (GHG) emissions in the Building Sector. The 2030 Challenge for Products aims for the global architecture, planning, design, and building community, to specify, design, and manufacture products for […]

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Breaking News: Important Message From Ed Mazria

I just finished a conference call with The White House announcing President Obama’s Plan for Better Buildings: a plan to create tax credits for commercial building energy reductions similar to that called for by Architecture 2030 in the “CRE Solution”. This is a dramatic step toward addressing the commercial real estate (CRE) crisis. The White […]

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The AIA+2030 Professional Series Goes National

A new website and a national rollout for the AIA+2030 Professional Series™ Architecture 2030 and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle have unveiled a nationwide program to prepare architects and designers for the new energy future. The AIA+2030 Professional Series is coming to seven major AIA chapters across the country in 2011 in order […]

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