Apply for Inclusion in the 2012 Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Program

Apply for Inclusion in the 2012 Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Program

The American Institute of Architects

The AIA is committed to sustainable design that creates communities and buildings which advance enduring public and environmental well-being. The mission of the SDAT program is to provide technical assistance and process expertise to help communities develop a vision and framework for a sustainable future. By achieving balance between cultural, environmental, and economic systems, communities can sustain a place as a stage for human settlement. The SDAT program upholds the AIA Design Assistance team values of utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach; ensuring the objectivity of all participating team members; and requiring broad, inclusive public participation and support.

The final deadline for submittals is November 18, 2011. The SDAT Application Review Panel will complete an initial review and acceptance of any applications received prior to October 7, 2011 by the end of October. The Review Panel will complete its final assessment of 2012 applicants in December and will notify all remaining recipient communities shortly thereafter.

To view the recently released RFP, and to access past SDAT applications and other related resources, please visit the AIA Center for Communities by Design website at

The Center will hold a teleconference for communities interested in learning more about the SDAT program and the application process on September 12, 2011 at 2:00 pm Eastern. If you would like to join this call, please indicate your interest by sending an email to [email protected].

Questions about the program or the application process should be directed to Erin Simmons, Director, AIA Design Assistance, via email [email protected] or phone 202.626.7492.

Posted August 29, 2011

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