The Committee on the Environment (COTE) works to advance, disseminate, and advocate—to the profession, the building industry, the academy, and the public—design practices that integrate built and natural systems and enhance both the design quality and environmental performance of the built environment. COTE serves as the community and voice on behalf of AIA architects regarding sustainable design and building science and performance.

Co-Chairs: Douglas Pierce, AIA, and Jesse Turck, AIA
Staff Liaison: Chris Hudson
Meeting Date: Third Thursday of odd-numbered months