The projects achieve design excellence and environmental performance while representing a wide range of scales, climate zones, and typologies.
The winning projects showcase sustainable solutions for government, community, education, and commercial projects across the United States.
The AIA COTE Top Ten projects represent the pinnacle of green architecture. The criteria for judging them form a holistic approach to sustainability and design that everyone can emulate.
The AIA Committee on the Environment's annual program lauds projects that demonstrate that sustainable design is good design—and that it is more important than ever that the architecture industry move toward a carbon neutral future.
The Brock Environmental Center is the 2017 recipient of the AIA COTE Top Ten Plus award.
Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle by ZGF Architects won the AIA COTE Top Ten Plus award.
355 11th St by Aidlin Darling Design took home the AIA COTE Top Ten Plus award.
The AIA Committee on the Environment names the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions that protect and enhance the environment.
The COTE Top Ten Green Projects program celebrates projects that are the result of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.
Awarded by AIA COTE and the ACSA, this year's winners proposed design ideas focused on the future impacts of climate change.
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), KAI Enterprises
Matt Fajkus Architecture
The Urban Conga
Saukkonen + Partners
Bruner/Cott & Associates
Studio ST Architects
Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU)