2017 COTE Top Ten - Setting the standard in design and sustainability
AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) announce this year’s recipients of the COTE Top Ten Awards, the industry’s premier program celebrating sustainable design excellence. Now in their 21st year, the Top Ten Awards highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great design and great performance. Submissions are required to demonstrate how the project aligns with COTE’s rigorous criteria for social, economic, and ecological value.
Since 2014, past Top Ten recipients have been invited to submit post-occupancy data and narratives to be recognized with a single COTE Top Ten Plus award each year. In 2017, these separate tracks are merged: The ‘Plus’ designation now denotes projects with exemplary performance data and post occupancy lessons.
KINETICWALL wins 2017 Architizer A+ Award (April 19, 2017), Bicycle security solutions (April 14, 2017), Striking the Right Color Balance in ALR Screens (April 10, 2017), Guard Houses (April 3, 2017), New AIA Certified Course on Resilient Design (March 6, 2017), Global changes in construction: Kalwall's insights from BAU (March 1, 2017), Ventilation for you the music fan: Brilliant audio performance concealed behind your fan grille (February 27, 2017), Choosing the right finish for coastal projects (February 24, 2017), Backyard 2.0: 2017 Deck and Railings Forecast (February 8, 2017), Navigating the wide selection of polymer overlays over concrete substrates (February 2, 2017)
Global changes in construction: Kalwall's insights from BAU (March 1, 2017), Easily Earn AIA Learning Units | EXTECH, Inc. (January 6, 2017), Sun Control Sunshades (January 5, 2017), Architects empowered to drive positive change at SXSW Eco (December 5, 2016), Major announces new Auburn® skylight option (November 25, 2016), Make your buildings look good with uniquely designed polycarbonate products for building exteriors (September 19, 2016), Delray LED Circles: Uno • Dos • Cylindro I/II/III (September 14, 2016), Battic Door Solar Powered Attic Fans (September 5, 2016), AIA and Autodesk Introduce New Feature to Automate 2030 Commitment Reporting Data (August 15, 2016), Darlington upgrades good for business in Burlington (July 6, 2016)
New Design Tools to Meet Green Guidelines (March 30, 2017), Waterproofing One of London’s New iconic Buildings (March 13, 2017), Railing Infill Face-Off: Cable vs. Glass (March 10, 2017), Choosing the right finish for coastal projects (February 24, 2017), Despite economic uncertainties, healthy outlook for the nonresidential construction market (February 3, 2017), Is polycarbonate the future of architecture? (February 2, 2017), Louvers Play Key Role in Passive Air Management (December 14, 2016), An Introduction to Access Covers (December 12, 2016), Architects empowered to drive positive change at SXSW Eco (December 5, 2016), Kalwall Featured in Major Award-Winning College Project (November 28, 2016)