Design Impact Vol. 5: Climate Change: If We Act Together Now, We Change The World!



Design Impact Vol. 5: Following the Sun: Design Futures at the Intersection of Health, Equity and Climate Change is a global virtual summit sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alumni Council. Launching Thursday, September 23rd, the summit brings together an outstanding roster of global leaders to share their work and vision at the intersection of health, climate change and equity. This inspiring, two-day virtual summit transcends regional and national boundaries to unite our global community of practice, challenging us to use design as a tool for actionable, transformative change, and healing.

Session 12: Closing Keynote – Climate Change: Ed Mazria, Founder & CEO, Architecture 2030: If We Act Together Now, We Change The World!

The time for half measures and outdated targets is over if we are to stop the irreparable destruction of our cities, towns, and natural environments. How difficult is designing to zero carbon? Not difficult at all. Ed Mazria, Founder & CEO, Architecture 2030, will outline the three steps to a zero-carbon built environment, and call on our industry to take a leadership role.

Session Lead: Ana Pinto da Silva, Co-founder, GSD Design Impact, CEO Minka, Seattle, WA

Speakers:
Ed Mazria, Founder & CEO, Architecture 2030
Martha Schwartz, Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture, Harvard GSD

Moderator: Kathlyn Kao MArch ’22, Architect, Cambridge, MA

To learn more about the Design Impact event series, visit gsdimpact.com
To learn more about ways to support the Harvard Graduate School of Design, visit alumni.gsd.harvard.edu

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