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Design for Resources

The Framework for Design Excellence
Image Credits: Richard Brine
Image Credits: Richard Brine

Good design is reliant on informed material selection. It involves striking a balance between various priorities to create durable, safe, and healthy projects. Additionally, it highlights the importance of considering an equitable and sustainable supply chain to minimize potential negative impacts on the planet. In summary, this principle emphasizes the need for conscientious material choices that prioritize both the well-being of the project and its occupants, as well as the sustainability of the environment.

Check out AIA National’s article for guided questions and case studies on Design for Resources

(https://www.aia.org/showcases/6082636-design-for-resources)

Case Study Photo: TASHJIAN BEE AND POLLINATOR DISCOVERY CENTER IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA BY MSR DESIGN A 2019 COTE TOP TEN AWARD RECIPIENT

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