Committee on the Environment (COTE)

The committee reflects the profession's commitment to provide healthy and safe environments for people, and is dedicated to preserving the earth's capability of sustaining a shared high quality of life.

COTE's mission is to lead and coordinate the profession's involvement in environmental and energy-related issues, and promote the role of the related issues and promote the role of the architect as a leader in preserving and protecting the planet and its living systems.

Meetings: Join us at the Austin Center for Architecture, typically on the first Thursday of the month at 5:30PM. Check the AIA Austin calendar for details.
Connect with COTE: Follow us on our Facebook page and Twitter. Sign up for our newsletter!

2020 Committee Chair: Miguel Walker
2020 Chair-Elect: Kendall Claus, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
AIA Austin Staff Liaison: Rob Hoffman

COTE Resources The AIA D503™-2020 Guide for Sustainable Projects explains the roles and responsibilities of the owner, architect, and contractor regarding sustainable design and construction projects. It addresses topics such as materials transparency; resilience; environmental product labels and certification systems; and jurisdictional requirements relevant to sustainable projects.

Thank you to our 2020 committee sponsors:



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