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The ZERO Code is a national and international building energy standard for new construction that integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with on-site and/or off-site renewable energy resulting in Zero Net Carbon (ZNC) buildings.

THE ZERO CODE

The Future has Arrived
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The Carbon Smart Materials Palette is an immediately applicable, high-impact pathway to embodied carbon reductions in the built environment. It identifies key attributes that contribute to a material’s embodied carbon impact, and offers guidelines and options for emissions reductions.

CARBON SMART MATERIALS PALETTE

Now live!
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The ZERO Code for California is a California building energy standard for new construction that integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with on-site and/or off-site renewable energy resulting in Zero Net Carbon (ZNC) buildings.

THE ZERO CODE FOR CALIFORNIA

Introducing
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The much anticipated final course of the AIA+2030 Online Series has arrived on AIAU, marking the completion of this highly-rated professional education program.

EMPOWER YOURSELF

The Complete AIA+2030 Online Series is Here
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Architecture 2030 has teamed up with leading educators in the US to compile cutting-edge courses for Architecture and Planning Schools.

2030 CURRICULUM PROJECT

Shaping the next generation of Architects
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To date, over 450 member firms have joined the AIA 2030 Commitment. By joining, 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.

462 AND COUNTING

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The China Zero Net Carbon Professional Training Program was the first ever to prepare architects, building sector professionals, and future trainers from all parts of China in the design of Zero Net Carbon buildings and developments.

CHINA ZNC PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Professional Education

Our

MISSION

is to rapidly transform the built environment from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central solution to the climate crisis.

Architecture 2030 provides the

LEADERSHIP

and designs the

HIGH-IMPACT ACTIONS

needed to achieve a carbon-neutral built environment by 2050.

This requires achieving zero carbon emissions from:

Our work

EMPOWERS

the building sector to achieve this goal through:

Our

ACTIONS

include the following:

PROGRAMS

A framework of integrated policies for national and sub-national governments to phase out CO2 emissions in the built environment by 2050.

National and International building energy standard for new construction resulting in zero-net-carbon buildings.

 A calculator to determine an existing or new buildings’ progress to Zero Net Carbon, based on location, building type and size.

Chinese and International firms designing cities, towns, developments and buildings to low carbon/carbon neutral standards.

Planning and design guides for sustainable and resilient buildings, communities and cities worldwide.

Online and in-person professional education series for high-performance/carbon neutral building design.

An attribute-based approach to, and design guidance for, embodied carbon reductions in the built environment.

A competition recognizing exemplary design in reducing energy and emissions, and addressing adaptation and resilience in the built environment.

INITIATIVES

COLLABORATIONS