Sustainability

Flashflooding and Floodplain Management

The April Cote Seminar on Resiliency welcomed Jameson Courtney of Watershed Protection Department. He presented “Understanding Flash-flooding” power-point attached. Of note are the Austin Code requirements and how building design relates to flood insurance. You can find Courtney’s contact information on the last slide if you need more information.

COTE Committee April Presentation: Floodplain Management through design

On Monday, April 13th,  AIA Austin COTE continues the Resiliency program with Watershed Protection Department presenting: Flash-floods and Floodplain Management through Design (1 hour CEU) This includes the rules of the National Flood Insurance Program and the higher standards adopted by the City of Austin to minimize or mitigate the risks posed by the threat of flash flooding.

Resiliency and Austin

Austin’s Committee on the Environment is following the AIAs Sustainability Opportunity Leadership Scan (SLOS) report that highlights four focus areas. This year the focus is Resiliency and we have a series of seminars for the year.

Event Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

December 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This event has already occurred.

Mission
The Committee on the Environment works to advocate & promote sustainability and green design practices among the public and the architecture profession.

The committee meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at Noon. 

 

2015 Committe Chairs
Peter Davis, AIA - Co-Chair
Shelly Comer Murray, AIA - Co-Chair
 

Event Committee on the Environment (COTE) Meeting

November 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This event has already occurred.

Mission
The Committee on the Environment works to advocate & promote sustainability and green design practices among the public and the architecture profession.

The committee meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at Noon. 

 

2015 Committe Chairs
Peter Davis, AIA - Co-Chair
Shelly Comer Murray, AIA - Co-Chair
 

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