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How important is sustainability?
How important are WE?“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Kent Turner President, Cannon Design North Amer...
“It’s where I live.”Sustainability is like your bankaccount, if you are not addingmore than you are taking away,you are go...
Sustainability is critical for us all as there is not an endless supply“of resources. Coordinator Western Region Sustainab...
Sustainability is something that should be on everyone minds              s because it impacts all of us and“the generatio...
•             •             •Mark NelsonFacilities OptimizationBoston
If in 10 years we’re still talking about Sustainability and Green Design as though it was a specialty market niche we’re d...
It is the most pressing opportunity. Coordinator“Western Region SustainabilityLos Angeles Alexander Sexsmith Los Angeles
Changing the destination of amillion streams is at once easierand more difficult when they haveall merged. So too shouldsu...
Environment sustainability is like maintaining personal hygiene at a“different scale. Western Region Sustainability Coordi...
Sustainability should be a wayof life:Eat, Sleep, Sustain, Work,Recycle, Play…….Tarun KumarArchitectMumbai
Very important, if we want our earth to be a clean, healthy place“to be for years to come. Western Region Sustainability C...
How important is sustainability?
“A sustainability commitment to the builtenvironment needs to start with the olddesign concept of energy conservationembra...
!" #      $% &              ()                (Namrata Betigiri, Leed APArchitect/Regional CoordinatorMumbai
“Sustainability should notnecessarily take priority - it shouldbecome the greatest commondenominator of all ourendeavors.”...
take care of your mom
“Isn’t it simply a matter of life or death?”“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Donna Terzano Project Ar...
“The world shrinks everyday, bringing “Act Now; If one would changeregional practices into conflict on a globalscale.direc...
“Possessing this kind ofknowledge and experience comeswith a moral obligation to share it.Our Earth needs us to do this no...
“Preserving the earth’s richresources is our prerogative. As aEngineer it is a privilege to be ableto do this through resp...
“future proof (adj.)  1. designed not to be obsolete inthe future”                       - WiktionarySergiu OpriseArchitec...
BecauseSustainability &Design have acommon purpose:High-Quality-Sexy-AwesomenessTroy Hoggard
)                                             (*“Western Region Sustainability Coordinator      +                         ...
-   .                    .                                         (%               /                                     ...
Sustainability is a personal act offaith. Like god or religion, faith canbe strong or weak – but it’s essentialto have fai...
“The earth is what we all have incommon.”                 – Wendell BerrySara SchonourLighting DesignerBoston
“Because extinct is no way to live.”PAULETTE AMBELLAN,   Research AnalystNortheastGrand Island
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“Be the change you want to see in the world.”             -- Mahatma GandhiTrish Beagle, Human Resources, Buffalo
“I don’t come to your house andmake a mess…so?Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
Commit
What do you think itmeans to commit to  sustainability?
“Commitment means making  “DOING is the best way of SAYING…..sustainability part of your life… notfor yourself,settings on...
“Committing tosustainabilityrequiresresponsibility,holding yourselfaccountable.”Emil CuevasBoston
To think long-term on a dailybasisAlexander SexsmithLos Angeles
“To commit to sustainability is toembark on a long happy journey”Purvashri HatkarMumbai
“It the habit of awareness that   smy everyday choices havepermanent repercussions for theplanet.”Melissa GormanArchitectL...
“We need to save our planet forfuture generations”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
print less& save paperMrinal BhatiaInterior DesignerMumbai
I think it means much more thanpresent discussions tend to favor.I think it means to recognize thatthere is not enough stu...
“To leave a healthy environmentto my children and theirgeneration.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
ReduceReuseRecycleRETHINKBarbara KendzioraWNY RegionBuffalo Office
“It means taking the steps to be apart of conserving resources andbeing responsible for our part inmaking the world a gree...
“Sell your car.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
“Growing our    own food provides my    family joy          andsustenance.”     Sue Boeman         Midwest    Chicago office
“To make an effort beyond yourusual practice to do good to theenvironment and humanity”Jenny TseArchitectureLos Angeles – ...
“Commitment means makingsustainability part of your life… notfor yourself, but for the purpose ofbuilding a better quality...
To work and play withothers - those who arehere now and thosein coming generations.Rand EkmanChicago
“Keep your mind on the futurewith your actions of the moment.”Bret EathorneConfluenceChicago
“To awake, to be conscious;ignorance is no longer anexcuse.”Drew HermannAccountingBuffalo
“Committing to sustainabilitymeans engaging in a higherstandard of living.”Jenna RuthWestern RegionSan Francisco
“Sustainability for me starts withconservation. How I can designsystems that conserve resourcesnow, and for future generat...
What does EnvironmentalAwareness Week mean to you?
“Having a special week focused on EnvironmentalAwareness means that we have not yet internalizedcritical ideas and practic...
“It’s about fostering inspirationand creativity, not guilt andshame.”Stuart BroussardLos Angeles
“The first day is about awarenessand the second day begins a lifelong commitment.”Donna TerzanoProject ArchitectNYC Office
“Environmental awareness week tome means that Cannon Design ismaking large strides to make theworld more sustainable throu...
“EAW is a chance to refocus,repurpose, and to be inspired.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time whenhumanity must choose its future. As the world becomesincreas...
Commit
What do you think itmeans to commit to  sustainability?
“Stop Talking – Start Walking.Get up, Speak up, Act up.Be a witness! Silence andcomplacency is no longer anoption.”Andreas...
“To me, it means doing the best you canevery day to make the effort to live asustainable life. Doing the small things,like...
For me it means living close to work andcommuting by bike, supporting local farmers andbuying organics, reusing containers...
“It means to make sustainability apriority in everything youdo…thinking beyond theimmediate reward.”Morgan NewmanArchitect...
“To make sustainability a factor inevery decision.”Stuart BroussardWestern RegionLos Angeles
“It means taking responsibility forthe harm we and those before ushave already caused and workingtogether to make it right...
“Our Family takeson two newsustainablepractices eachyear.This year we gotrid of our frontlawn”Sue BoemanProject ManagerChi...
Because if you doncommit, you                    tarengoing to do it. Sustainability     tshould not be a fad diet, it sho...
“It means incorporatingsustainability efforts into yourdaily life, whether the activity belarge or small the impact on the...
Commitment to                                                 Sustainability is                                           ...
“While there can be no denying theimportance of Sustainability, too many ofus think that reducing our facilities’energy co...
“It is said that the greenestbuilding is the one that alreadyexists. Greener still is the one thatis not built at all.”Deb...
“An internal commitment to leadinga more environmentallyresponsible day-to-day life, whileworking externally to replace th...
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Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
I give a damn because thesehands, are hoping for a brighterfuture.Jessica FigenholtzAssociateChicago
“For the futureof my childrenand all children.”Mike Cavanaugh, AIA, LEED APSenior AssociateBoston
Because of her.Jill GimeskyHuman ResourcesChicago
“Because the impact I make on “Earth is a MIRACLE,this earth now is going to effect  a TREASURE,those in the future.”  a g...
“I want this planet to be aroundfor my kids and their futuregenerations”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
“Because I love being outside andbeing in nature rather thanconcrete and smog.”Amber LangChicago
“Because its my home!”Purvashri HatkarMumbai
“I want to do what I can to makethe world, my city, myneighborhood a better place formy daughter and her friends.”Teri Wri...
“Because Science is strongerthan Rhetoric.”Drew HermannAccountingBuffalo
“I call it home.”Donna TerzanoProject ArchitectNYC Office
Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
“Because I love running its rockytrails, swimming its cool riversand scaling its toweringmountains.”Christopher WhitcombBu...
There are so many reasons itseems the opposite is the realquestion. How could you not?Alexander SexsmithLos Angeles
“Because there’s still timeleft to change.”Emil CuevasBoston
“The earth is the place I callHome.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
I don’t.I give a damn about humanity.Kent TurnerPresident, Cannon Design North AmericaSTL
“Because I hope to be here for along time, along with my family,friends, and future generations.”Kimberly FeinbergMarketin...
“I an architect so I care about   mbeauty. Actually, the term   earth isnot really accurate, and thisprobably sounds all h...
“Because it’s my mother.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
“The ecology is a circulatorysystem and whatever we do noweventually affects our lives in thefuture and the generationsbey...
“It’s where I live.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
“Because I have to live in thisdamn place!”Annie LehattoLos Angeles
Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
“Because it shouldn’t be abouthow long, but how well we live.”Stuart BroussardLos Angeles
“Because future generations haveas much of a right to it as I dotoday.”Bret EathorneConfluenceChicago
“It’s where I live.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
Because….“Those who deny                            areaccomplices to disaster. Those who doubt itare ignorant fools. Thos...
“It’s full of mystery.”Rand EkmanChicago
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What does EnvironmentalAwareness Week mean to you?
“This is an opportunity for us tomake an extra effort in helpingour planet”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
It means I am caused to stop andthink about many things Iotherwise too often ignore.Kent TurnerPresident, Cannon Design No...
“to raise the awareness to theentire company.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
“A time to assess whether we aredoing enough for theenvironment, and a time to makepositive changes toward thatend.”Kimber...
It means not only making our livingspace a better place to be,but also for those  “The world shrinks everyday, bringing  r...
“Acknowledgement that my tinyindividual effort ismeaningful. one week to be inthe practice of awareness andthen to get in ...
“It’s a week to reflect on whetheryou’ve done your part or not.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
“To learn and acquire informationon what we could do asindividuals to company level onsaving resources as well as howour d...
“EAW is a chance to refocus,repurpose, and to be inspired.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
“EAW is a time to celebrate thechanges we have made and toeducate about the changes wecan make in the future.”Annie Lehatt...
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How important is sustainability?
“Not to be too melodramatic about it, but the ecosystem of the planet is what has made possible every living thing, includ...
“To our future generations the excusethat ‘we weren’t absolutely certain ofthe extent and magnitude of theproblem and, bes...
!   "
“Worth more than your car.”“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Harlen Miller Architect Los Angeles – Yaz...
If we LEED, others will follow.Mary J. WazAdministrative AssistantBuffalo
“It imperative to understand how    sour actions not only affect theenvironment but the economy,society and our standard o...
“Sustainability should notnecessarily take priority - itshould become the greatestcommon denominator of all ourendeavors.”...
Pat MahoneyTechnology Services GroupBuffalo, NY
“Incredibly important! We need to stopliving like there’s no tomorrow and weneed to stop living selfishly, expectingother ...
SUSTAINABILITY : GOOD DESIGN : QUANTITYCONSCIOUSNESSHemant PurohitArchitect.AssociateMumbai Office                        ...
“Important enough to change the wayRegion Sustainability Coordinator“Western we live.”Los Angeles Stuart Broussard Los Ang...
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Environmental Awareness Week 2011 - Collective Thoughts On Sustainability.
Environmental Awareness Week 2011 - Collective Thoughts On Sustainability.
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  1. 1. Commit
  2. 2. How important is sustainability?
  3. 3. How important are WE?“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Kent Turner President, Cannon Design North America St. Louis
  4. 4. “It’s where I live.”Sustainability is like your bankaccount, if you are not addingmore than you are taking away,you are going to be in big trouble.Amber LangChicagoJD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  5. 5. Sustainability is critical for us all as there is not an endless supply“of resources. Coordinator Western Region SustainabilityLos Angeles Rich Kahn Associate Principal New York City
  6. 6. Sustainability is something that should be on everyone minds s because it impacts all of us and“the generations of our family in Western Region Sustainability Coordinator the future.Los AngelesShawn MartinHuman Resources AssistantBuffalo Office
  7. 7. • • •Mark NelsonFacilities OptimizationBoston
  8. 8. If in 10 years we’re still talking about Sustainability and Green Design as though it was a specialty market niche we’re doomed--as citizens of“Western Region Sustainability Coordinator this earth, as practitioners andLos Angeles stewards of the built environment.Andreas HauslerPM/PA/Sustainable Design Leader Pro TemNew York City
  9. 9. It is the most pressing opportunity. Coordinator“Western Region SustainabilityLos Angeles Alexander Sexsmith Los Angeles
  10. 10. Changing the destination of amillion streams is at once easierand more difficult when they haveall merged. So too shouldsustainability work at both a locallevel as well as strive to impactmassive global initiatives.John LuchtCDT, LEED AP+BD&CSan Francisco, CA
  11. 11. Environment sustainability is like maintaining personal hygiene at a“different scale. Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles JT Hsu architect Los Angeles
  12. 12. Sustainability should be a wayof life:Eat, Sleep, Sustain, Work,Recycle, Play…….Tarun KumarArchitectMumbai
  13. 13. Very important, if we want our earth to be a clean, healthy place“to be for years to come. Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Kimberly Feinberg Marketing Coordinator Los Angeles
  14. 14. How important is sustainability?
  15. 15. “A sustainability commitment to the builtenvironment needs to start with the olddesign concept of energy conservationembraced passionately with newconcepts of energy master plans whichoptimize form, functional, financial, andon-site carbon performance.”Ted Fowler PE, LEED AP, CDTNY RegionBuffalo Office
  16. 16. !" # $% & () (Namrata Betigiri, Leed APArchitect/Regional CoordinatorMumbai
  17. 17. “Sustainability should notnecessarily take priority - it shouldbecome the greatest commondenominator of all ourendeavors.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  18. 18. take care of your mom
  19. 19. “Isn’t it simply a matter of life or death?”“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Donna Terzano Project Architect NYC Office
  20. 20. “The world shrinks everyday, bringing “Act Now; If one would changeregional practices into conflict on a globalscale.direction of this world, one the These conflicts grow exponentiallycreatingturn thecomplex subject, with must a hugely tiller early. ”massive implications. Sustainability is aboutfinding the harmony in those interactions.” John LuchtJohn Lucht CDT, LEED AP+BC&DCDT, LEED AP+BD&CSan Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
  21. 21. “Possessing this kind ofknowledge and experience comeswith a moral obligation to share it.Our Earth needs us to do this nowmore than ever.Mike Cavanaugh, AIA, LEED APSenior AssociateBoston
  22. 22. “Preserving the earth’s richresources is our prerogative. As aEngineer it is a privilege to be ableto do this through responsibledesign solutions. We can all useskill and knowledge to make adifference.”Doug ListerMechanical EngineerPhoenix
  23. 23. “future proof (adj.) 1. designed not to be obsolete inthe future” - WiktionarySergiu OpriseArchitectToronto
  24. 24. BecauseSustainability &Design have acommon purpose:High-Quality-Sexy-AwesomenessTroy Hoggard
  25. 25. ) (*“Western Region Sustainability Coordinator + (Los Angeles ,
  26. 26. - . . (% / (01 2$ "
  27. 27. Sustainability is a personal act offaith. Like god or religion, faith canbe strong or weak – but it’s essentialto have faith in our ability to act inbest interest of our planet &resources we are gifted by nature. Ittranscends race, colour, profession& geographical boundaries.Suhas BambardekarArchitectMumbai, India
  28. 28. “The earth is what we all have incommon.” – Wendell BerrySara SchonourLighting DesignerBoston
  29. 29. “Because extinct is no way to live.”PAULETTE AMBELLAN, Research AnalystNortheastGrand Island
  30. 30. 33 ( ( 345653653 0 0 0 0 0 ( ( 7 . ( 7 . (Namrata Betigiri, Leed APArchitect/ Regional CoordinatorMumbai 33 ( ( 3 3 3899:;4<;993 3
  31. 31. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” -- Mahatma GandhiTrish Beagle, Human Resources, Buffalo
  32. 32. “I don’t come to your house andmake a mess…so?Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  33. 33. Commit
  34. 34. What do you think itmeans to commit to sustainability?
  35. 35. “Commitment means making “DOING is the best way of SAYING…..sustainability part of your life… notfor yourself,settings onrest of the slideshow, set before going through the the purpose of your monitor’s but for power saving modebuilding achildren deserve lightof life for ….as these better quality too”the people around you – for thepeople you love.” Sachin MulayJDAssociate Architect Balzli MumbaiWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  36. 36. “Committing tosustainabilityrequiresresponsibility,holding yourselfaccountable.”Emil CuevasBoston
  37. 37. To think long-term on a dailybasisAlexander SexsmithLos Angeles
  38. 38. “To commit to sustainability is toembark on a long happy journey”Purvashri HatkarMumbai
  39. 39. “It the habit of awareness that smy everyday choices havepermanent repercussions for theplanet.”Melissa GormanArchitectLos Angeles
  40. 40. “We need to save our planet forfuture generations”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
  41. 41. print less& save paperMrinal BhatiaInterior DesignerMumbai
  42. 42. I think it means much more thanpresent discussions tend to favor.I think it means to recognize thatthere is not enough stuff in the worldto go around. For me to have moremeans someone somewhere musthave less. I think until we confrontthis all other responses aretemporary.Kent TurnerPresident, Cannon Design North AmericaSTL
  43. 43. “To leave a healthy environmentto my children and theirgeneration.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
  44. 44. ReduceReuseRecycleRETHINKBarbara KendzioraWNY RegionBuffalo Office
  45. 45. “It means taking the steps to be apart of conserving resources andbeing responsible for our part inmaking the world a greenerplace.”Kimberly FeinbergWest RegionLos Angeles
  46. 46. “Sell your car.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  47. 47. “Growing our own food provides my family joy andsustenance.” Sue Boeman Midwest Chicago office
  48. 48. “To make an effort beyond yourusual practice to do good to theenvironment and humanity”Jenny TseArchitectureLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  49. 49. “Commitment means makingsustainability part of your life… notfor yourself, but for the purpose ofbuilding a better quality of life forthe people around you – for the“Western Region Sustainability Coordinatorpeople you love.”Los AngelesJD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  50. 50. To work and play withothers - those who arehere now and thosein coming generations.Rand EkmanChicago
  51. 51. “Keep your mind on the futurewith your actions of the moment.”Bret EathorneConfluenceChicago
  52. 52. “To awake, to be conscious;ignorance is no longer anexcuse.”Drew HermannAccountingBuffalo
  53. 53. “Committing to sustainabilitymeans engaging in a higherstandard of living.”Jenna RuthWestern RegionSan Francisco
  54. 54. “Sustainability for me starts withconservation. How I can designsystems that conserve resourcesnow, and for future generations.”Michael J. RossiniElectrical EngineerBoston
  55. 55. What does EnvironmentalAwareness Week mean to you?
  56. 56. “Having a special week focused on EnvironmentalAwareness means that we have not yet internalizedcritical ideas and practices to where they are a naturalpart of our work; they remain an overlay.I look forward to a time when hosting a week of eventsto raise awareness will become redundant. ”Jayashri DeshmukhArchitectToronto
  57. 57. “It’s about fostering inspirationand creativity, not guilt andshame.”Stuart BroussardLos Angeles
  58. 58. “The first day is about awarenessand the second day begins a lifelong commitment.”Donna TerzanoProject ArchitectNYC Office
  59. 59. “Environmental awareness week tome means that Cannon Design ismaking large strides to make theworld more sustainable through ourprojects and our operations as afirm. It’s something that I’m proud tobe a part of as a Cannon Designemployee.”Shawn MartinHuman Resources AssistantBuffalo Office
  60. 60. “EAW is a chance to refocus,repurpose, and to be inspired.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  61. 61. “We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time whenhumanity must choose its future. As the world becomesincreasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holdsgreat peril and great promise. To move forward we mustrecognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of culturesand life forms we are one human family and one Earthcommunity with a common destiny. We must join together tobring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect fornature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a cultureof peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoplesof Earth declare our responsibility to one another, to the greatercommunity of life, and to future generations.” From: The Earth Charter PreambleAndreas HauslerPM/PA/Sustainable Design LeaderNew York City
  62. 62. Commit
  63. 63. What do you think itmeans to commit to sustainability?
  64. 64. “Stop Talking – Start Walking.Get up, Speak up, Act up.Be a witness! Silence andcomplacency is no longer anoption.”Andreas HauslerArchitectureNew York City
  65. 65. “To me, it means doing the best you canevery day to make the effort to live asustainable life. Doing the small things,like turning off a light you’re not using orthrowing a can in the recycling bininstead of the trash and the big thingslike making the choice not to have a car– it all takes commitment.”Annie LehattoRegionLos Angeles
  66. 66. For me it means living close to work andcommuting by bike, supporting local farmers andbuying organics, reusing containers and pickingrecyclables out of the trash, mending clothes,unplugging electronics, taking shorter showers,and turning the heat down. I certainly don’t doeverything I should, but I try to live conscientiously.I try to understand the impacts that my actionshave on others, and on the planet, and makebetter choices wherever I can.Jennine TalbotBoston
  67. 67. “It means to make sustainability apriority in everything youdo…thinking beyond theimmediate reward.”Morgan NewmanArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  68. 68. “To make sustainability a factor inevery decision.”Stuart BroussardWestern RegionLos Angeles
  69. 69. “It means taking responsibility forthe harm we and those before ushave already caused and workingtogether to make it right for allthose who come long after we aregone.”DONNA TERZANORegionNYC Office
  70. 70. “Our Family takeson two newsustainablepractices eachyear.This year we gotrid of our frontlawn”Sue BoemanProject ManagerChicago
  71. 71. Because if you doncommit, you tarengoing to do it. Sustainability tshould not be a fad diet, it shouldbe a lifestyle.Amber LangChicago
  72. 72. “It means incorporatingsustainability efforts into yourdaily life, whether the activity belarge or small the impact on theenvironment as a whole issignificant.”Shawn MartinNew York RegionBuffalo Office
  73. 73. Commitment to Sustainability is Leaving no Trace Behind “ Black Rock City,Region Sustainability a Western NV. ‘0’ footprint, 357 days Coordinator year. Los AngelesAhmed NaguibConfluence Team MemberChicago
  74. 74. “While there can be no denying theimportance of Sustainability, too many ofus think that reducing our facilities’energy consumption and recycling officepaper is where it ends. We have tomove beyond the notion that doing lessharm is good enough, and embracelifestyle changes that will lead to healingthe environment.”Jeff NudiPrincipalPhoenix Office
  75. 75. “It is said that the greenestbuilding is the one that alreadyexists. Greener still is the one thatis not built at all.”Deborah KreuzeSenior Editor and Writer
  76. 76. “An internal commitment to leadinga more environmentallyresponsible day-to-day life, whileworking externally to replace theaging unsustainable system thatsupports it.”John LuchtCDT, LEED AP+BD&CSan Francisco, CA
  77. 77. Commit
  78. 78. Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
  79. 79. I give a damn because thesehands, are hoping for a brighterfuture.Jessica FigenholtzAssociateChicago
  80. 80. “For the futureof my childrenand all children.”Mike Cavanaugh, AIA, LEED APSenior AssociateBoston
  81. 81. Because of her.Jill GimeskyHuman ResourcesChicago
  82. 82. “Because the impact I make on “Earth is a MIRACLE,this earth now is going to effect a TREASURE,those in the future.” a gift where LIFE is a mystery, Earth is HOME.” .Shawn MartinHuman Resources Assistant Shilpa NaikBuffalo Office ArchitectMumbai
  83. 83. “I want this planet to be aroundfor my kids and their futuregenerations”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
  84. 84. “Because I love being outside andbeing in nature rather thanconcrete and smog.”Amber LangChicago
  85. 85. “Because its my home!”Purvashri HatkarMumbai
  86. 86. “I want to do what I can to makethe world, my city, myneighborhood a better place formy daughter and her friends.”Teri WrightArchitect / project managerChicago
  87. 87. “Because Science is strongerthan Rhetoric.”Drew HermannAccountingBuffalo
  88. 88. “I call it home.”Donna TerzanoProject ArchitectNYC Office
  89. 89. Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
  90. 90. “Because I love running its rockytrails, swimming its cool riversand scaling its toweringmountains.”Christopher WhitcombBuffalo
  91. 91. There are so many reasons itseems the opposite is the realquestion. How could you not?Alexander SexsmithLos Angeles
  92. 92. “Because there’s still timeleft to change.”Emil CuevasBoston
  93. 93. “The earth is the place I callHome.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
  94. 94. I don’t.I give a damn about humanity.Kent TurnerPresident, Cannon Design North AmericaSTL
  95. 95. “Because I hope to be here for along time, along with my family,friends, and future generations.”Kimberly FeinbergMarketing CoordinatorLos Angeles
  96. 96. “I an architect so I care about mbeauty. Actually, the term earth isnot really accurate, and thisprobably sounds all hippy-ish but,really sustainability is about theecosystem, which is really , it life sthe sustainability of the lives of allliving creatures.”Melissa GormanArchitectLos Angeles
  97. 97. “Because it’s my mother.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  98. 98. “The ecology is a circulatorysystem and whatever we do noweventually affects our lives in thefuture and the generationsbeyond.”Jenny TseArchitectureLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  99. 99. “It’s where I live.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  100. 100. “Because I have to live in thisdamn place!”Annie LehattoLos Angeles
  101. 101. Why do you give adamn about the Earth?
  102. 102. “Because it shouldn’t be abouthow long, but how well we live.”Stuart BroussardLos Angeles
  103. 103. “Because future generations haveas much of a right to it as I dotoday.”Bret EathorneConfluenceChicago
  104. 104. “It’s where I live.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  105. 105. Because….“Those who deny areaccomplices to disaster. Those who doubt itare ignorant fools. Those who think things aregoing to somehow work out are wishful. Thereis no other option for mankind : Start livingresponsibly or perish!”Andreas HauslerPM/PA/Sustainable Design LeaderNew York City
  106. 106. “It’s full of mystery.”Rand EkmanChicago
  107. 107. Commit
  108. 108. What does EnvironmentalAwareness Week mean to you?
  109. 109. “This is an opportunity for us tomake an extra effort in helpingour planet”Rich KahnAssociate PrincipalNew York City
  110. 110. It means I am caused to stop andthink about many things Iotherwise too often ignore.Kent TurnerPresident, Cannon Design North AmericaSTL
  111. 111. “to raise the awareness to theentire company.”JT HsuarchitectLos Angeles
  112. 112. “A time to assess whether we aredoing enough for theenvironment, and a time to makepositive changes toward thatend.”Kimberly FeinbergMarketing CoordinatorLos Angeles
  113. 113. It means not only making our livingspace a better place to be,but also for those “The world shrinks everyday, bringing regional practices into conflict on a globalbeneath the scale. These conflicts grow exponentiallysea. creating a hugely complex subject, with massive implications. Sustainability is about finding the harmony in those interactions.” John Lucht CDT, LEED AP+BD&C San Francisco, CAAmanda BuchheitSt. Louis
  114. 114. “Acknowledgement that my tinyindividual effort ismeaningful. one week to be inthe practice of awareness andthen to get in the habit. It ssustainability boot camp.”Melissa GormanArchitectLos Angeles
  115. 115. “It’s a week to reflect on whetheryou’ve done your part or not.”Harlen MillerArchitectLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  116. 116. “To learn and acquire informationon what we could do asindividuals to company level onsaving resources as well as howour decisions impact theenvironment”Jenny TseArchitectureLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  117. 117. “EAW is a chance to refocus,repurpose, and to be inspired.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  118. 118. “EAW is a time to celebrate thechanges we have made and toeducate about the changes wecan make in the future.”Annie LehattoLos Angeles
  119. 119. Commit
  120. 120. How important is sustainability?
  121. 121. “Not to be too melodramatic about it, but the ecosystem of the planet is what has made possible every living thing, including us. And unless there are aliens out there, all of“consciousness,Coordinator sadness, art, Western Region Sustainability love, flowers, music. Why would we notLos Angeles care about that?”Melissa GormanArchitectLos Angeles
  122. 122. “To our future generations the excusethat ‘we weren’t absolutely certain ofthe extent and magnitude of theproblem and, besides, we were toobusy’ will not even be worth anutterance. We owe these futuregenerations every effort we can maketoday.”Mike Cavanaugh, AIA, LEED APSenior AssociateBoston
  123. 123. ! "
  124. 124. “Worth more than your car.”“Western Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles Harlen Miller Architect Los Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  125. 125. If we LEED, others will follow.Mary J. WazAdministrative AssistantBuffalo
  126. 126. “It imperative to understand how sour actions not only affect theenvironment but the economy,society and our standard of living.Although we are making efforts to “Western Region Sustainability Coordinatoraddress sustainability issues, we vealready done enough damage that is Los Angelesbeyond repair. Therefore...veryimportant.”Jenny TseArchitectureLos Angeles – Yazdani Studio
  127. 127. “Sustainability should notnecessarily take priority - itshould become the greatestcommon denominator of all ourendeavors.”JD BalzliWestern Region Sustainability CoordinatorLos Angeles
  128. 128. Pat MahoneyTechnology Services GroupBuffalo, NY
  129. 129. “Incredibly important! We need to stopliving like there’s no tomorrow and weneed to stop living selfishly, expectingother people to make the change. Iknow it’s totally cheesy, but if we all “Western Region Sustainability Coordinatorwork together, we can make the earth Los Angelesa better place to live for many moregenerations to come.”Annie LehattoLos Angeles
  130. 130. SUSTAINABILITY : GOOD DESIGN : QUANTITYCONSCIOUSNESSHemant PurohitArchitect.AssociateMumbai Office 33 (= ( 3
  131. 131. “Important enough to change the wayRegion Sustainability Coordinator“Western we live.”Los Angeles Stuart Broussard Los Angeles Office
  132. 132. Commit

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