Successes in 2007

It’s Been A Great Year! Congratulations are in order for all of you who have helped us at Architecture 2030 get our message out. We’re looking forward to the challenges and opportunities of the New Year. We want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support. Have a wonderful holiday season! PBS e2: Architecture […]

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Global Emergency Teach-In

Over the past several months Architecture 2030 has been busier than ever.  We set some very challenging goals for ourselves, and with enormous support and commitment, we achieved much of what we set out to accomplish.  Our team, accompanied by four very influential speakers, joined forces with some of the most powerful names in the […]

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Campus Sustainability Examples

Sonoma State University Sustainability was a driving force in the design of the Sonoma State University Student Recreation Center. Approximately 70% of the building is naturally ventilated and cooled; the building is “night flushed” of all hot air and utilizes interior thermal mass to moderate daytime interior temperatures. Vents located in the lobby skylight and […]

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2010 Imperative Global Emergency Teach-In

A quarter million people from 47 different countries gathered here on February 20, 2007 to participate in The 2010 Imperative: A Global Emergency Teach-in conducted by Architecture 2030. During this interactive webcast, 2030 issued the 2030 Challenge and the 2010 Imperative, specific achievable strategies to transform the built environment. These strategies are designed to immediately […]

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AIA, US Conference of Mayors Adopt the 2030 Challenge

Thanks to the efforts of E-News subscribers, the AIA, and the sponsorship of mayors from the four corners of the U.S., Albuquerque, Chicago, Seattle and Miami, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) formally adopted ‘The 2030 CHALLENGE’ in June, 2006. U.S. mayors sent the clear message that local leaders are willing to take action on the important […]

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Case Study: Telenor Headquarters Complex, Norway

Architects: NBBJ The Telenor Headquarters Complex is framed by two openended and over-lapping curved boulevards that define a central plaza. Four office wings connect to each boulevard at clearly defined circulation nodes. The design of this project was inspired by its site and takes full advantage of its natural surroundings. The Building is a metaphor […]

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Mazria to Address US Conference of Mayors

Architecture 2030 continues its dialogue with professional organizations and government at all levels in an effort to implement the targets outlined in the“2030 Challenge”. The Architecture 2030 message will be delivered in a keynote speech by Edward Mazria at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Emergency Summit on Energy and the Environment, May 11, 2006 in Chicago. […]

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A Historic Moment

(Excerpt from the article “Beauty and the Beast”,  by Ed Mazria which  appeared in the April 2006 Issue of Design Intelligence Magazine.) Throughout most of the twentieth century, contemporary global architecture has been characterized by a reliance on seemingly inexpensive fossil-fuel powered “active” technology to the exclusion of other factors. We are currently dependent on […]

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A Global Emergency . . . and a Call to Action

EDITORIAL: This has been a remarkable month. Architecture 2030 has received an enthusiastic reception by the architecture and building community. We have received hundreds of congratulatory emails, extensive press coverage and thousands of visits to our website. As we begin a new year we are encouraged by a recognition among design professionals of their responsibility […]

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