Four Pillars for Building Better

Sustainable Development by Design


August 2021

1 HSW CE Credit, AIA # DAS437-21 - 1 HSW LU, IDCEC # 115098 - 1 HSW CEU

About this webinar

Out of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, four are core.  Join us as we delve into these foundational goals that support all of the other SDGs. Rediscover how everything in the world of Design and Architecture is connected to the health and biodiversity of the planet.  Take away simple, actionable changes that can improve the lives of your clients and our world today, tomorrow, and into the future.

The content of this course has not been approved by the United Nations and does not reflect the views of the United Nations or its officials or Member States.

Hosted by Lynne Wilkinson

Lynne Wilkinson, RID, NCIDQ, NAHB, is Principal Interior Designer for the firm Draco Designs. Her passion for design developed during 12 years working and traveling abroad in over 150 countries studying and lecturing on the art, architecture, and history of hundreds of cultures. These influences fused with an innate artistic aesthetic and technical abilities allow Lynne to create and oversee unique designs that are as individual as the clients. Lynne is a licensed Interior Designer and holds an NCIDQ National Certificate for Interior Design Qualification.

Upon completion, you'll be able to:

  • Describe Biodiversity and understand how human interaction impacts people’s health and sustainability at large.
  • Understand which four sustainable development goals are the pillars that form the foundation for all of the other goals.
  • Identify the Key Targets and Solutions to implement the four pillar goals in the built environment to improve wellbeing for all users.
  • Explain what the global greenhouse is and explain how the Architecture and Design industry can move towards safer building practices.

Entire 2022 series

$345 Single payment
12 HSW CE credits

Single session

$45 Single payment
1 HSW CE credit

Entire 2022 series

$29/month 12 Monthly payments
12 HSW CE credits

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