You're invited to join the AIA Philadelphia Committee on the Environment to learn more about the 2030 Commitment, to share knowledge, and to improve practice. Architects have an important role to play in addressing the climate crisis. In Philadelphia, buildings alone contribute to more than 70% of the city's greenhouse gas emissions.
The second series of the 2030 WG will focus on Embodied carbon.Tune in to hear from Efrie Escott (Associate, Kieran Timberlake), Alex Ianchenko (Research+Design Staff, The Miller Hull Partnership) and Vikram Sami (Director of Building Performance, Olson Kundig) in the presentation session titled 'Carbon Accounting for Facade Design' on June 29th at 12PM. Presenters will provide a foundation for incorporating embodied carbon accounting in the facade design process. What should the first step be? How can we incorporate embodied carbon evaluation in the design process? How does the design process change to consider embodied carbon?
In the following workshops on July 27th and August 31st, participants will work on small group embodied carbon exercises to evaluate different facade assemblies. Workshop facilitators will work with attendees to evaluate the impact of envelope design decisions using Microsoft Excel, EPDs, and material specifications to understand the carbon impact of varying facade materials.
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 LU|HSW