The AIA Stresses Sustainable Approach to Design
The issues of population growth, natural disasters, climate change, infrastructure, and public health can be addressed through smart design. According to The Dirt, "architecture, like the other major design fields, must help accomplish many goals related to mitigating and adapting to climate change, easing social inequalities, and creating healthy human habitats."
Cognizant of the problem, Ivy asserts: "[S]ustainability is now widely embraced, and has been embedded into our designs. This is now our accepted way of working."