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Event On : July 14, 2022

Every Building Counts: Keeping 1.5°C Alive

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Date(s) - July 14, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Dear Members

Buildings are the largest source of carbon emissions globally, accounting for approximately 40% of total emissions. Combined with the embodied carbon of building interiors, systems and associated infrastructure, the percentage is substantially higher. Carbon reduction is therefore a topic that is front and center for architects to tackle. AIA is leading the discussion on carbon reduction and has launched the AIA 2030 Commitment – an actionable climate strategy that gives us a set of standards – and goals – for reaching net zero emissions in the built environment, now within less than eight years.

Please join this webinar with Edward Mazria, FAIA, 2021 AIA Gold Medalist and Founder of Architecture 2030 for a riveting presentation on keeping the Paris Agreement alive and the transformation underway in our built environment.

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Date:   July 14, 2022 (Thursday)
Time:  12.00 – 1:30 PM (HKT)
CES:   1.5 LUs/HSW
Fee:     Gratis

The Speaker

Edward Mazria, FAIA,

Edward Mazria is an internationally renowned architect, author, researcher and educator. His seminal research into urbanization, climate change, sustainability and energy in the built environment has redefined and dramatically expanded the role of architects, planners and designers in reshaping buildings and our world. He is the founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, a think tank developing real-world solutions for 21st century problems.

His recognitions include a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council for Science; the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization President’s Award; a National Wildlife Federation National Conservation Achievement Award; The Purpose Prize, the Mumford Award from Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility; American Solar Energy Society Pioneer and Horace Greely Abbot Awards; 2021 Global Human Settlements Outstanding Contribution Award; and the 2021 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal.

The Moderator

Dr Christine Bruckner, FAIA, HKIA, LEED AP, BEAM Pro, BREAM AP, WELL AP Faculty, RESET AP Fellow

Christine is well known to our Chapter members as a dedicated Institute leader – former President of the AIA International Region and AIA Hong Kong, former Chair of the International Practice Committee Advisory Group (IPC/AG), and active with sustainability, urban design, and waterfront initiatives in the city.

As an architect, Christine supports best practice, sustainability and wellness in design. As a Director at M Moser Associates, she brings her experience with urban integration, revitalisation and design excellence to guide the development of the built environment at all scales. As a LEED AP and BEAM professional, Christine is also an early adapter of the International WELL Building Standard and leads M Moser’s global WELL integrative design initiatives.

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