Founder, | Architecture 2030
Edward Mazria is an internationally renowned architect, author, researcher, and educator. His seminal research into urbanization, climate change, sustainability, and energy in the built environment has redefined and dramatically expanded the role of architecture, planning, design, and building in reshaping our world. He is the founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, a think tank developing real-world solutions for 21st century problems. His innovative architecture, planning projects, and research, programs, and advocacy with Architecture 2030, has garnered him numerous awards including: Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Council for Science and the Environment and Design Futures Council, Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization’s President Award, The Purpose Prize, Mumford Award from Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility, Game Changers Award from Metropolis Magazine, AIA Kemper Award, and the 2021 AIA Gold Medal, to name a few. Recognized for outstanding architecture and planning work, his firm received AIA design and design innovation awards and the American Planning Association Award.