Gallery: AIA CONVENTION: Growing Beyond Green


The American Institute of Architects 2007 National Convention and Design Exposition starts this Thursday in San Antonio. This year’s theme, “Growing Beyond Green,” highlights the many facets of sustainability that face the design community today. In a relatively short time span, green building has evolved from an amorphous concept into a sophisticated set of parameters for high-tech design, complex engineering, and yes- new liabilities. So much change in so little time ensures that this year’s convention presents huge opportunities to explore new technologies, practices, and products.

As San Antonio locals, we will be covering the convention, along with Inhabitat’s official AIA representative, Evelyn. Just a few of the highlights include:

+A special presentation by Al Gore!!!*

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