“Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society.” – I.M. Pei

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Many of the environmental challenges faced by society today are self-inflicted. Industrial emissions of materials such as carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide have caused some of the greatest environmental challenges we face today. To ensure healthy living, it is important to preserve air quality and help reduce the region’s global footprint.

Built Environment Measures from the Interactive Sustainability Report

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Organizations working on built environment in Southern Nevada:

“The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.”

“Research and Innovation activities in the School of Architecture (SoA) are organized in 7 theme-based Labs which define our priority research concentrations. These are the key areas of our research excellence, with groups and networks supporting the Labs: City Wellbeing, City Analytics, City Visualization, City Futures, City Making, City Activation, City Change”