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  • Carbon Lean Facades featured image

    Carbon Lean Facades

    With net zero and carbon neutral mandates on the near horizon, New York City has pushed the green building envelope by leveraging incentive-based pro…

  • Carbon-Neutral High-Rise Envelope Nexus

    The pathway to carbon-neutrality, as urged during the COP 21 in Paris, and the repeated goal for resilient buildings and urban habitats, winds right …

  • Carbon crisis: The embodied carbon challenge

    The focus of this issue of SKINS is on embodied carbon -- the carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions associated with materials and construction processes throughout the whole lifecycle of a building or infrastructure.

  • Carbon-Dioxide-Inhaling Facade featured image

    Carbon-Dioxide-Inhaling Facade

    3.5 billion years ago, cyanobacteria created the foundation for life on Earth by producing the oxygen basis for our atmosphere. Should we once again …

  • Window in Wall: Back to the Future featured image

    Window in Wall: Back to the Future

    In order to get to a carbon neutral building stock – which is e.g. required by the EU Carbon roadmap by 2050 – our efforts need to be smart and holis…

  • Addressing climate change through façade design - Vaclav Hasik

    There is a growing awareness and interest in understanding the carbon footprint of material manufacturing, opening doors to new opportunities in facade design and manufacturing innovation. There are steps and decisions we can make today to help fight climate change.

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    Sustainable Silicone

    Silicone materials have a long history in high performance building projects. Known for durability, they can reduce a building’s carbon footprint by …

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • Episode 09: Ted Kesik on SKINS

    Special guest Ted Kesik, PhD, Professor of Building Science at the University of Toronto, joins us to discuss everything from digital workflows and durability to embodied carbon and resilience.

  • Net Zero 2020 Conference

    Don't just wait for the future, build it. NZ20, the world's largest net zero conference, is building a #NetZeroFuture for all. Learn more & register at www.NetZeroConference.com

  • AIA Conference on Architecture 2021

    A’21 brings together leaders in architecture and beyond for a four-day, immersive digital experience that defines the year ahead. It’s the architecture and design event of the year!

  • No timid steps: Be bold and generous!

    ...the design and construction industries are notoriously resistant to change, putting them on a collision course with the many cities, states, and provinces that are moving ahead of national standards in keeping with declared intentions to dramatically cut their carbon emissions this decade.

  • 2021 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference

    CURRICULUM FOR CLIMATE AGENCY: DESIGN (IN)ACTION This year’s Teachers Conference will be held virtually from June 24 – 25, 2021. The virtual conference will be a forum for dialogue & debate on Curriculum for Climate Agency: Design (in)Action.