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WEBINAR: Elevating Sustainability: The Architect’s Guide to Conscious Material Selection

Wed October 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1 LU | HSW

Presented by American Institute of Steel Construction


Course Description: Uncover the power of architects in shaping a sustainable future through mindful material choices. This presentation delves into key principles guiding architects in environmentally responsible selections. From life cycle analysis to understanding seamlessly integrating sustainability into designs. Join us to explore how architects can influence positive change, impacting the built environment as early as conceptual design.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a foundational understanding of sustainable design principles related to material selection and the interconnectedness of design choices with long-term impacts.
  • Gain proficiency in analyzing and interpreting material life cycles, allowing for informed decision-making in selecting materials based on their environmental impact, resource use, and potential for recycling or reuse.
  • Understand the criteria and significance of various environmental certifications related to building materials, enabling participants to make informed choices aligned with recognized sustainability standards.
  • Learn practical strategies for seamlessly incorporating conscious material selection into architectural designs, emphasizing the integration of sustainable principles as an integral part of the overall design process.


Wed October 30
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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RI United States