Katrina Charettes

Several members of the AEC community joined together at the recent Greenbuild conference in Atlanta to brainstorm on what the building design and construction industry can do to provide some answers in the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast. Scholarships were also arranged for 30 Gulf Coast community leaders to come and be part of the proceedings.

12/01/2005


Several members of the AEC community joined together at the recent Greenbuild conference in Atlanta to brainstorm on what the building design and construction industry can do to provide some answers in the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast.

Scholarships were also arranged for 30 Gulf Coast community leaders to come and be part of the proceedings. "This is about collaboration, partnership and leadership," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & founding chair, USGBC. "The rebuilding effort will be a Herculean task, and the USGBC is committed to providing our specific expertise to helping people reset their roots and restore their communities as viable, vital, healthy and productive places as quickly as possible."





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