The AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) mission is to support the AIA in advancing and advocating for great and thoughtful regenerative design that creates sustainable, resilient and equitable buildings and communities. The COTE serves as the community and voice of AIANY regarding sustainable design through spearheading workshops and lectures with design professionals; advocacy with government and civic organizations; and broadening outreach to the general public. • Supporting AIA COTE National and the 2030 Commitment towards a carbon-free built environment. • Furthering knowledge and uptake of the AIA Framework for Design Excellence, a deep green framework for creating better buildings. • Supporting the newly integrated environmental emphasis of the AIA Code of Ethics Creating synergies between AIANY committees towards a fully integrated approach to sustainability. • Advocating for a progressive and sustainable NYC through OneNYC and associated local programs. • Educating architects and other built environment professionals, as well as the public, on sustainability, resiliency and equity.
Join us at the Global Climate Strike on September 20
Please join members of AIANY COTE at the Global Climate Strike with Greta Thunberg next Friday, September 20, at noon at Foley Square, marching to Battery Park. RSVP for the NYC strike here.
Read more about Greta’s visit here, or in the New Yorker. Email Gaby Brainard at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to join and we’ll email you information and time to meet.
Encourage your whole office to join, and sign up at architect’s advocate. To see public facing statements from other architectural firms, see this one from VMDO. Join us!
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