The Committee on the Environment (COTE®) is an AIA Knowledge Community working for architects, allied professionals, and the public to achieve climate action and climate justice through design. We believe that design excellence is the foundation of a healthy, sustainable, and equitable future. Our work promotes design strategies that empower all AIA members to realize the best social and environmental outcomes with the clients and the communities they serve.Expand your positive impact: Engage in our advocacy efforts. Enjoy our last newsletter (and follow us on Twitter). To learn about the Framework for Design Excellence (formerly the COTE Top Ten Measures), click here.If you missed the 2020 Top Ten Toast, download a recording here. A big thank you to our partners: Founding partner: Building GreenSustaining partners: Lucifer Lighting Company, Kingspan Green partners: Autodesk, EPIC Metals, HKS, ROCKWOOL, WRNS, Skanska, Thornton ThomassetiAllied partners: BNIM, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, LMN, David Baker Architects, IntegralSupporting partners: Humanscale, Mahlum, BPKC, Opsis
GAF x COTE: Looking at the Future
This 2019 video was compiled by GAF, a COTE sponsor.
We invite you to join in COTE's mission of promoting cutting-edge sustainability and the integration of design, high performance, and practice. Our over 11,000 members are design and construction professionals who care deeply about the impact the built environment has on the natural, and who are willing to continue to learn about innovative design techniques, products, and systems that can enhance design.Promotion of your company will include advertisement on the AIA COTE website, monthly newsletters, social media, and special events reaching professionals interested in your products or services.Thank you to our current sponsors: Founding sponsor Building Green Presenting sponsor GAF Roofing Sustaining sponsor Lucifer Lighting Company Green sponsor AutodeskEPIC Metals HKSThornton Tomasetti Allied sponsors NOVIDESA Skanska Supporting sponsorBrooks+ScarpaHumanScale