Achieving 80×50 – Transforming New York City’s Building Stock

Renovating New York City’s buildings to high-performance standards when they change hands is crucial to the City reaching its ambitious goals of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Top in Sustainable Design Leadership

This year, Architecture 2030 Founder and CEO Edward Mazria ranked #1 as the top ‘role model in sustainable or high-performance design’ in DesignIntelligence’s 2015 Sustainable Design & Leadership Survey.

For the fifth year in a row, the architecture and design community has again recognized the important role Architecture 2030 plays in transforming to a sustainable and carbon neutral built environment.

Architecture 2030 is listed in the top three organizations for ‘sustainability qualifications and certifications for projects/buildings’, and in the top five as ‘sustainable design organizational role models’. Sixty-one percent of firms surveyed believe the 2030 Challenge targets, issued by Architecture 2030, can be realized.

The full DesignIntelligence 2015 Sustainable Design & Leadership Survey report is available in July/August issue of DesignIntelligence.