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Climate Positive Design of the Exterior Built Environment

Architecture 2030 releases new aggregations of International Energy Agency (IEA) data indicating that the exterior built environment’s infrastructure and sitework impact has been underrepresented.

Climate Bright Spot: Building Sector Success Story & IPCC 1.5°C: What Are the Odds?

Climate Bright Spot: Building Sector Success Story & IPCC 1.5°C: What Are the Odds?

Architecture 2030 in the News: We Can’t Build Our Way To Net Zero & Carbon Intelligence For Reuse Decisions

Architecture 2030 recently co-authored a series of articles on the value of existing building reuse.

COP27 Official Side Event Highlights

The offical COP27 Side Event Planning, Design, & Development in the Global South: The How To for People + Planet, presented by Architecture 2030, the International Network of Women Engineers + Scientists, and ASHRAE, took place at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheik this November. Click below to check out highlights and stream the event.

CarbonPositive: Beyond the Building

Pamela Conrad, an Architecture 2030 senior fellow and principal with CMG Landscape Architecture in San Francisco, explains why architects must focus sustainability efforts on the outdoor realm and exterior build environment.

Architecture 2030 in the News: The Renewables Gambit & Evolving the Embodied Carbon Landscape

Architecture 2030 in the news: “The Renewables Gambit” & “Evolving the Embodied Carbon Landscape”

If We Act Together Now, We Can Change the World!

Architecture 2030 is calling on all architects, engineers, planners, and individuals involved in the building sector worldwide to design all new projects, renovations, landscapes, cityscapes, and infrastructure to be zero carbon starting now.

The Current 1.5°C Budget

According to the IPCC’s sixth assessment report, as of January 1, 2020, the remaining global carbon budget for a good probability (67% chance or better) of avoiding more than 1.5°C warming is 340-400 Gt CO2 (AR6 budget).

Accelerating the 2030 Challenge to 2021

Architecture 2030’s namesake target year to achieve carbon-neutral buildings is now deemed too late by CEO and founder Edward Mazria and COO Vincent Martinez.