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British AEC groups urge government action on embodied carbon regulations

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RIBA President Muyiwa Oki said: “Our message is clear — embodied carbon regulation is critical to reaching net zero. As built environment professionals, we understand our duty to reduce emissions and have been leading the charge. We now need urgent action from the next government to deliver a greener future that we deserve.

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Michael Kimmelman again asks: 'Should New York regulate its skyline?'

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“It’s time to rethink our assumptions,” preservationist Jorge Otero-Pailos tells him, before adding his opinion that regulations would “guarantee a collective experience, a sense of shared identity and civic meaning, which can bind New Yorkers across generations and centuries.”

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Adaptive Urban Regulations: Navigating Change in Affordable Housing, Infrastructure, and Sustainability in the U.S.

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As the demands of the built environment expand, local authorities worldwide are redefining policies and regulations to shape their cities. These innovative regulations can drive sustainable and consistent progress as cities stand at the intersection between their present challenges and future aspirations. Read more »

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AIA chapters voice concern over proposed regulations on architects in California

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California Code of Regulations 135 (CCR 135) would require licensed architects to include their license number on “all forms of advertisement presented to the public in connection with an offer to provide architectural services.”

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A company that peer reviews drawing sets is hiring regulation-savvy architects

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The role, which can be performed remotely , requires a minimum of 15 years’ experience in architectural practice and construction, and a strong knowledge of building codes , standards, regulations, and construction administration. projects.

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AIA criticizes SCOTUS decision limiting EPA regulation of carbon emissions

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” The decision rules that significant new regulations by the EPA require congressional approval and was decided along ideological lines with six conservative justices in favor, and three liberal justices against. Environmental Protection Agency , is described by the AIA as a “setback in the climate crisis fight.”

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University of Chicago researchers develop ‘chameleon-like’ material that can regulate buildings by changing from solid to liquid

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Researchers from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering have published details of a new material that can auto-regulate its environment by changing its infrared colors and liquid-solid state.