Concrete is the most-used manufactured material in the world, with nearly three tons per person used annually. Its benefits to society are immense, as it is used to build schools, hospitals, apartment blocks, infrastructure, and more.
Blue-roof implementation is on the rise in the United States and, indeed, around the world. First conceived in 2008, these ROOF assemblies have proved to be an emerging technology that changes the game in densely populated, urban areas like San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York.
The long-running American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top 10 Awards reward the industry’s innovative architecture firms for creating projects that are sustainable, high-performing, and unique. What does a firm need to be or do to be added to this list?