AIA California competition focuses on decarbonization, equity, and resilience.
COTE leader Mary Ann Lazarus, of Cameron MacAllister Group, a past COTE chair, will serve on the jury for the AIA California’s Architecture at Zero competition, which is focused on decarbonization, equity, and resilience in building design.
The annual competition is open for entries from students and professionals Worldwide. This year, AIACA will partner with Self Help Enterprises in Visalia, CA, to develop a design challenge to create affordable housing for farmworkers in California’s Central Valley.
Up to $25,000 in prize money is awarded by a jury of international experts. In addition to Lazarus, the jury includes Torcellini, Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Allison Williams, FAIA; AGWms_studio; Lance Collins, AIA, Director at Partner Energy. To learn more, visit www.architectureatzero.com.
This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Southern California Edison under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Cosponsors include: Pacific Gas and Electric Company; San Diego Gas & Electric Company and Southern California Gas Company. Other sponsors include: the California Energy Commission, US Green Building Council, Central California and the International Building Performance Simulation Association.