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The Environmental Impacts of Architecture

Architect Allan Shope reveals how modern innovation can inform ecologically responsible architecture. Discover the long and short-term costs of decisions that we make relating to our homes, from building materials to energy systems. Shope also discusses his experiences creating enduring, locally sourced, energy neutral homes that are healthy for residents and the environment.

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Shope has been practicing architecture for more than 30 years. His sustainable homes have been featured in Architectural Digest and he is a lecturer at Harvard University. He is also passionate about woodworking and falconry.