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Our goal is a future where our buildings, cities, and landscapes proactively contribute to climate restoration and have a positive impact on the planet and its inhabitants.

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Human habitats, our buildings and cities must:

1.

Store more carbon than they emit;

2.

Generate more energy than they consume;

3.

Serve the needs of their inhabitants;;

4.

Serve the needs of their inhabitants;

5.

Increase, rather than deplete, biodiversity;

6.

Restore and expand natural landscapes as both preservations and sources of renewable materials;

7.

Work in harmony with natural processes, rather than replicating or replacing them with technology;

8.

Continuously reassess, adjust and adapt to new data and technologies.

9.

Transform industrial and consumer waste into new forms of “raw” industrial materials;

10.

Be built to last: prioritize the repair, upgrade and maintenance of existing structures over new construction;

11.

Offer safety and security to all people through access to adequate housing;

12.

Promote equitable access to employment, livelihood and care, and enforce development rights for all;

13.

Create and reflect new power structures and knowledge hierarchies;

14.

Redefine who makes human habitats.