24 min

Project Leaders Fighting Climate Change Projectified

    • Careers

The time to act on climate change is running out, putting pressure on nations and organizations alike to help heal the plant. Project teams around the world are helping care for our planet. We discuss this with: 

Karl Campbell, director, Latin American Pacific Islands, Re:wild, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador: Campbell discusses the program he’s leading to rewild 25 islands over the next decade, projects that are underway in the Galápagos, and how teams are collaborating with partners and local communities to build buy-in and ensure long-term success.

Margaret Sprug, principal, Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle: Sprug discusses building sustainability practices into her architecture projects, how her team collaborates with partners and stakeholders on sustainable design, and the lessons she and her team learned in making the Bullitt Center in Seattle a net-zero “living building.”
Key themes
[01:07] Increasing pressures to act on climate change
[02:40] Creating a program to rewild Latin American islands
[08:28] Building relationships—and buy-in—with local communities
[10:57] How rewilding creates resilient ecosystems for people and the environment
[13:56] Collaborating with partners, stakeholders on sustainable design in the built environment
[16:23] Lessons learned from creating a net-zero “living building” in Seattle
[19:04] Measuring—and mitigating—environmental impacts in architecture projects

The time to act on climate change is running out, putting pressure on nations and organizations alike to help heal the plant. Project teams around the world are helping care for our planet. We discuss this with: 

Karl Campbell, director, Latin American Pacific Islands, Re:wild, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador: Campbell discusses the program he’s leading to rewild 25 islands over the next decade, projects that are underway in the Galápagos, and how teams are collaborating with partners and local communities to build buy-in and ensure long-term success.

Margaret Sprug, principal, Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle: Sprug discusses building sustainability practices into her architecture projects, how her team collaborates with partners and stakeholders on sustainable design, and the lessons she and her team learned in making the Bullitt Center in Seattle a net-zero “living building.”
Key themes
[01:07] Increasing pressures to act on climate change
[02:40] Creating a program to rewild Latin American islands
[08:28] Building relationships—and buy-in—with local communities
[10:57] How rewilding creates resilient ecosystems for people and the environment
[13:56] Collaborating with partners, stakeholders on sustainable design in the built environment
[16:23] Lessons learned from creating a net-zero “living building” in Seattle
[19:04] Measuring—and mitigating—environmental impacts in architecture projects

24 min