2020 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: CARBON


Explore the latest policy innovations cities are creating around carbon dioxide reduction and where we should be going next. With examples from across the country, the discussion includes key climate policies, land use implications, challenges urban environments are facing and how architects can advocate for a healthier, more just world.

Learning objectives

  • Learn the latest policy innovations cities using to reduce carbon dioxide.
  • Explore how different cities around the country are actively updating their climate policies and how you can assist your local community.
  • Understand how urban environments are challenged to reduce carbon for a healthier future.
  • Gain knowledge from climate change leaders on how city and state policies dictate better solutions for a more sustainable world.

The AIA/ACSA 2020 Intersections Research Conference was dedicated to the INTERSECTION of Education, Research and Practice, the conference sought to strengthen the INTERSECTION between academia and design practice, especially when it comes to research and innovation, focused on climate action and carbon management strategies. The virtual conference raised awareness of research happening in both academia and design practice and created opportunities for new partnerships, sources of funding, and collaborations. The conference took place live online September 30-October 2, 2020.

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    Peter J. Exley


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    Jesse M. Keenan


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    Holly W. Samuelson

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    Lotte Schlegel

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