Development of Common Standards for Embodied Carbon Reduction in Buildings
Mar 13, 2023 - Mar 15, 2023 • Seattle, Washington
Architecture 2030, a global leader in the development of building standards aimed at the overall reduction of embodied carbon in buildings, is bringing together innovators in building and building design standards to align their efforts. The meeting will identify the steps needed to allow participants to move beyond the confines of their organizational silos, agree on common standards, and take coordinated action. A similar, more developed effort already exists in the UK.
Embodied carbon in land use, landscapes, building mass and building materials is a major contributor to climate change.
Blackstone Ranch Institute offered a grant to cover the costs of the one-day work session. The larger effort aimed at building a collaborative effort has been funded by the Holcium Foundation, which supports innovation in building construction.
Architecture 2030 is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization that was established in response to the climate change crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. It’s mission is to rapidly...