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Green Building Rating Systems Part 1: A Primer

Green Building Rating Systems Part 1: A Primer

Green, sustainable and high performance buildings have been around now for over three decades. Green building rating systems have been developed around the world to address the impact the built environment has on our health and our planet. There are many green...

50 Years of Earth Day – The Architecture Industry’s Responsibility to Planet Earth

50 Years of Earth Day – The Architecture Industry’s Responsibility to Planet Earth

Today, April 22, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. According to the United Nations’ 2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction, the building sector accounts for 39% of global emissions contributing to climate change. Building construction and operations account for more than any other industry. With such a responsibility, has the architectural sector been able to meet its promises to eliminate harmful greenhouse gas emissions? Are we designing our way out of the climate crisis or are we stagnating in our traditional ways of thinking?

This is ArchiNEXT – Architecture for the Planet

This is ArchiNEXT – Architecture for the Planet

Buildings and construction account for 39% of CO2 emissions released into the Earth’s atmosphere and are a significant contributor to the current climate crisis. On this channel we will explore the innovations, tools, people, and companies striving for a sustainable...

What Coronavirus Can Teach Architecture Schools

What Coronavirus Can Teach Architecture Schools

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic is already creating change in every part of society. Harnessing this change should be the impetus for a long-overdue overhaul of the educational system and, in particular, the way we teach architecture. Each day during the pandemic, we...

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