Committee on the Environment


Latest Discussion Posts

  • I hope so. I'm talking to the folks at AIA Government Relations about that now. Stay tuned! - MD Michael R. Davis , FAIA, LEED AP President Bergmeyer 51 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210 617.542.1025...

  • Hello, Will the results of the 2016 AIA Call for Issues Survey be made publicly available? When they come out, it would be great if they could be forwarded in a future COTE Newsletter. Thanks, Simona Fischer, M. Arch, M.S. Sustainable...

  • If you haven't already, please take a few moments and complete the COTE Newsletter reader survey. It's quick, and it helps us plan for the year and streamline content to what you want to see most. https://www.research.net/r/BQW8HKY Thanks in...

  • Transit as Economic Development In recent decades urban transportation policies have migrated out from forgotten corners within department of public works buildings to hip and flashy places where hot-button issues like bike-sharing, car-sharing,...

  • An excellent and effective method to have more voices heard! Thanks Michael for forwarding and highly recommend everyone take this 5 min survey. Do your citizenship feed for the day! Thank you, Steve Steve Kismohr, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Ilekis Associates...

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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