Vision 2020

Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges
Posted on
Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges

The suburbs weren’t designed with sustainability in mind, says Ellen Dunham-Jones,... Read more

Resilience for the Long Haul
Posted on
Resilience for the Long Haul

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, makes the case for taking the long view in addressing &... Read more

Passive Solar Vs. Passive House
Posted on
Passive Solar Vs. Passive House

Architect Dennis Wedlick, a Vision 2020 chair for Building Design + Performance,... Read more

How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings
Posted on
How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings

Commercial buildings often waste gigantic amounts of energy, but it appears normal... Read more

The Architect as Superhero
Posted on
The Architect as Superhero

Maureen Guttman, President of the Building Codes Assistance Project, exhorts... Read more

New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design
Posted on
New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design

Blaine Brownell, University of Minnesota associate professor and director of the... Read more

In a Net-Zero Economy, Architecture Will Celebrate Climate, Culture, and Region, Balancing Deep Conservation With the Dynamic Embrace Of Natural Conditioning
Posted on
In a Net-Zero Economy, Architecture Will Celebrate Climate,...

Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture Professor Vivian Loftness... Read more

Building Science Is Critical To Meeting 2020 Energy-Efficiency Targets
Posted on
Building Science Is Critical To Meeting 2020 Energy-Efficiency...

In this Vision2020 presentation, Steven Winter, president of Steven Winter... Read more

Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability
Posted on
Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability

Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority,... Read more

Moving Building Technology to the Era of Zero-Energy Buildings
Posted on
Moving Building Technology to the Era of Zero-Energy Buildings

Paul Torcellini, principal engineer with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National... Read more

RSS

Chairs

Building Design + Performance
Mary
Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Founder of the sustainable design initiative at HOK; Resident Fellow for Sustainability and Design for Health at AIA.

Dennis
Dennis Wedlick, AIA

Founder and Co-owner, BarlisWedlick Architects

Energy Efficiency + Building Science
Paul
Paul Torcellini

Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Steven
Steven Winter, FAIA

President, Steven Winter Associates

Sustainable Communities
Ellen
Ellen Dunham- Jones, AIA

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture

Materials + Products
Blaine
Blaine Brownell, AIA

Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Architecture

Water Efficiency
Doug
Doug Bennett

Conservation Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority

Indoor Environmental Quality
Vivian
Vivian Loftness, FAIA

Professor of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University

Codes, Standards and Rating System
Maureen
Maureen Guttman, AIA

President, Building Codes Assistance Project

Economics + Financing
Philip
Philip Henderson

Senior Financial Policy Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council

Close X