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Demystifying the COTE Top Ten Awards

The AIA COTE Top Ten awards are among the most prestigious in the profession. They reward projects that demonstrate design excellence and high performing buildings. Each year, ten innovative projects earn the prize for setting the standard in design and sustainability. However, documenting...

 12-06-2017 | 13:00 - 14:00 ET

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Why Are Solar Panels So Popular In Modern Architecture?

Modern architecture is highly focused on building homes that are friendlier for nature and greener. A home that includes solar panels in site structure is becoming much more popular than what many believe. The solar panels can easily heat homes without having to burn wood or use gas. We depend...

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Voices in Venice: Team USA in ‘Olympics’ of Architecture

In a similar fashion as the leading international sporting events, the Olympic Games that alternate with the Summer and Winter Games, the architecture world has its own version embodied in the Venice Architecture Biennale . As with the Summer Game, it occurs during the summer in the northern...

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COTE Scholar Papers

Since 2008, the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) has proudly offered the COTE Research Scholarship. This program asks one selected student to conduct research and studies on a particular topic related to sustainable design – both at the building and community scale. The scholar spends the...

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First COTE Hackathon in Philadelphia

What do you get when you gather over 40 COTE leaders in an inspirational meeting space, divide them into small groups, and give them a little over two hours to save the planet? The first COTE Hackathon, of course.In years’ past the Wednesday before the AIA National Convention has played host to...

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Can you harness the built environment as a vehicle to support human health, well-being, and comfort? Register for the WELL Workshop at Convention today!

Can you harness the built environment as a vehicle to support human health, well-being, and comfort? This one-day intensive workshop will introduce you to the WELL Building Standard, the world's first building standard focused solely on the health and wellness of people in buildings. ...