AIA New York Committee on the Environment

The AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE) mission is to support the AIA in advancing and advocating for great and thoughtful regenerative design that creates sustainable, resilient and equitable buildings and communities. The COTE serves as the community and voice of AIANY regarding sustainable design through spearheading workshops and lectures with design professionals; advocacy with government and civic organizations; and broadening outreach to the general public.• Supporting AIA COTE National and the 2030 Committment towards a carbon-free built environment. • Furthering knowledge and uptake of the AIA Framework for Design Excellence, a deep green framework for creating better buildings. • Supporting the newly integrated environmental emphasis of the AIA Code of Ethics Creating synergies between AIANY committees towards a fully integrated approach to sustainability. • Advocating for a progressive and sustainable NYC through OneNYC and associated local programs. • Educating architects and other built environment professionals, as well as the public, on sustainability, resiliency and equity.