Committee on the Environment


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  • Where is the Committee on the Environment regarding the proposed pipeline being built on sovereign lands? Have we no opinion on this critical juncture? This is not about politics - it is about health, safety and welfare of the environment. ------------------------------...

  • People, Has the AIA issued a NEW , ' corrected ' statement which addresses our values , and commitments, to the president elect ? Lee Gamelsky AIA, LEED AP BD + C Lee Gamelsky Architects P.C. 2412 Miles Rd. SE Albuquerque, NM...

  • Ralph; Bravo and good luck! ------------------------------ John Dugger AIA Principal Architect J S Dugger, AIA & Associates Gloucester MA

  • I agree with your letter. It is critical that AIA stand up for protecting the environment and our nations diversity. Robert Sotolongo, AIA LEED AP DTW Architects & Planners, Ltd. 229 North Gregson Street Durham, NC 27701 P: 919.317.4020 F: 919.317.4023...

  • Thanks to Ralph Bennett for sharing a thoughtful letter regarding the highest standards of AIA to stand on the shoulders of giants who have paved the way forward for ZNE building and for embrace of principles that protect people and planet through...

Community Blogs

  • Hello COTE Community! In all of the happenings of the month you may have missed this one item. On June 22, 2016, President Obama said “Here in America, folks should have the confidence to know that the laundry detergent...

  • Scientists predict that extreme meteorological events are becoming more frequent and destructive. For instance late last year, Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm recorded in the world so far, decimated central island cities in the Philippines....

  • Read original article here . (Image by SXC) Our bodies are covered in skin that helps protect and regulate our internal temperature levels. In a similar fashion, a building’s envelope protects its internal functions and acts as a transitional...

  • Reflecting on one of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Repositioning themes, “Innovate” inspires ideas on building a better world. It brings to mind a new blog series called “ Building as Unusual ” by Geekie-Award-winning ...

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  • ( View original article at the Coverings Blog ) Ceramic tile has been a popular building material for over 4,000 years. It played a prominent role in the history of building construction from the oldest pyramids in Egypt to the tile mosaics...

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