Ethical Design in the Era of Climate Change
The landslide vote to adopt the Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Climate Action at A’19, signaled the architecture community’s acknowledgement that our practice provides a primary means to address complex challenges, from climate change to social equity, to an emphasis on individual well-being head-on.
This was the focus of ‘Ethical Design in the Era of Climate Change’ a panel discussion at the AIA Minnesota 2019 Convention. OPN Sustainability Drector, Tate Walker, co-author of the AIA COTE Top 10 Toolkit, gave an overview of the toolkit, which identifies patterns to achieve both design excellence and exceptional performance. Three Minnesota COTE Top Ten award winners also presented.