So You Want to Build a Climate-Minded Architectural Practice?

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 12pm ET

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The built environment is witnessing the cascading impacts of climate change, from every person, project, and client. The architecture industry must look within, with immense opportunities to transform firm culture in response to present and future changing conditions. Our new resource, the AIA Climate Action Business Playbook, is for building an architectural practice that embraces climate change mitigation and adaptation. Individuals and firms can immediately apply the included recommendations and best practices to enhance their current policies and efforts around climate action within their practice. This session will inspire attendees to focus on behavior change, giving architects the tools to adopt more sustainable practice models.   

Learning objectives

  • Evaluate the new AIA Climate Action Business Playbook and become familiar with strategies for transforming practice and integrating climate action in the design process. 
  • Assess how an approach centered on climate action might be adopted into your individual or firm’s design process. 
  • Identify areas in your own practice that can benefit from climate action goal setting, metrics, research, education, and innovation. 
  • Understand the 2030 Commitment and pledge to join and report. ​
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