Winter 2013 Table of Contents

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It is Time to be Disruptive It is Time to be Disruptive

To meet the 2030 Challenge and other goals, we must reboot our operating system and recognize that there is no Plan B. Read more

Vision 2020: The Return of Main Street, U.S.A. vision 2020 Vision 2020: The Return of Main Street, U.S.A.

By 2020, we will see the return of mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods and developments. But we have a lot of red tape to clear first. Read more

Vision 2020: A Sustainable Future Requires Key Financial Building Blocks vision 2020 Vision 2020: A Sustainable Future Requires Key Financial Building Blocks

We need to build a broad financial platform for the rapid adoption of energy efficiency and other green home attributes. Read more

Vision 2020: Focus on the Outcome, Not Just the Design vision 2020 Vision 2020: Focus on the Outcome, Not Just the Design

Expanding our range of expected outcomes from high-performance buildings is key to meeting aggressive environmental goals. Read more

Vision 2020: Time to Get Serious About Alternative Water Sources vision 2020 Vision 2020: Time to Get Serious About Alternative Water Sources

To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse. Read more

Vision 2020: The Effects of Climate Change Should Be Seen as an Opportunity vision 2020 Vision 2020: The Effects of Climate Change Should Be Seen as an Opportunity

From foundations to ridgelines, the market is demanding new thinking for how to increase existing home performance. Read more

Vision 2020: Energy and Indoor Air Quality Go Hand in Hand vision 2020 Vision 2020: Energy and Indoor Air Quality Go Hand in Hand

To avoid significant health or comfort issues, energy use and IAQ must have equal priority in building design and operation. Read more

Vision 2020: Adapt and Prosper vision 2020 Vision 2020: Adapt and Prosper

The building industry is at a Darwinian crossroads. It's time to evolve. Read more

Vision 2020: Transparency is Just the Beginning vision 2020 Vision 2020: Transparency is Just the Beginning

Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and materials. Read more

Vision 2020: Why We Must Change Our Industry Now vision 2020 Vision 2020: Why We Must Change Our Industry Now

We've gathered 10 of the industry's best practitioners to outline changes we must make now to ensure we make it to 2020 and beyond. Read more

Second Looks Second Looks

When design-bid-build won't cut it. Read more

Vision 2020: Where We Go From Here vision 2020 Vision 2020: Where We Go From Here

Our future depends on education, training, and wide-spread commitment. Read more

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