The Urban Sustainability Forum Presents:
RESUSCITATING A DYING WORLD
Ed Mazria & the 2030 Challenge
Wednesday, April 25, 2007,
Seattle Center Pavilion A
General Admission: $25
Students/Emerging Green Builders: $15
In June 2005, Mayor Nickels brought Resolution #50 before the US Conference of Mayors, proposing the adoption of the 2030 Challenge to address the building sector’s role in the global warming crisis. It was passed unanimously.
Join us to learn more about the 2030 Challenge. Wednesday's presentation will feature Edward Mazria, AIA, an internationally recognized architect, author, educator and founder of Architecture 2030, a non-traditional and flexible organization focused on protecting our global environment.
Registration required - register online today.
ABOUT THE EVENT:
Mastermind of the 2030 Challenge, Ed Mazria kicks off Living Future 2007 - the Cascadia Region Green Building Council's and the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment's joint regional conference from April 25-27. Learn more about Mazria's plan to combat global warming through more stringent green building and energy efficiency requirements, and how, as Mazria sees it: "The task we face is daunting. Working separately, we could accomplish something significant in each of our respective spheres. But by working together, we actually have a chance to influence the course of history."
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Edward Mazria's distinguished career includes award-winning architecture and planning projects that employ cutting-edge environmental design approaches. His published works include The Passive Solar Energy Book (Rodale Press), It's the Architecture Stupid! (Solar Today), Turning Down the Global Thermostat (Metropolis) and Blueprint for Disaster (On Earth). Mazria is the recipient of numerous awards including AIA Design Awards, AIA Design Innovation Award, Commercial Building Awards from the Department of Energy, "Pioneer Award" from the American Solar Energy Society and an Outstanding Planning Award from the American Planning Association.