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Thursday, September 24 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
PRESENTATION - AIA COTE Design for Equity Sustainability Slam

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On September 24th, the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) is hosting a “Design for Equity Sustainability Slam”: an assembly of short slide presentations giving people a chance to stand and share work with the sustainable design community in Seattle. The format is meant to quickly disperse information and encourage conversation. The theme of equity adds an interesting dimension to our thinking about sustainability. For instance, the building industry in North America can play a critical role in slowing the impacts of human induced global warming, as our carbon emissions have unequitable impacts on the most vulnerable citizens of the world. 

Doors open at 5:30pm, light food and drink will be provided.  Presentations start at 6:00pm and go till 7:15pm.


We’re currently accepting submissions for the opportunity to speak at the slam. If you’re interesting in presenting, please submit your ideas in the following format:

  • Name:
  • Project or idea title:
  • Narrative explaining why the project (or concept) have innovative sustainable ideas on equity.
  • Slides of project or concept work as 21 slides in PDF format (you will have 20 seconds per slide when presenting).

Please email submissions to aia.cote.seattle@gmail.com by September 4th.  Individuals selected to present at the Sustainability Slam will be notified by September 7th.  A schedule of speakers will be sent out once confirmed.

At Friends of Waterfront Seattle, 1400 Western Ave. Seattle, WA 98111

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AIA Committee on the Environment

Co-chair, AIA COTE Seattle
Sustainable Architecture

Thursday September 24, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
Waterfront Space 1400 Western Avenue, Seattle