A2M Architects has signed a letter of intent to join the Buildings Action Coalition (BAC) in partnership with the Enniscorthy Forum, other coalition members, and the United Nations Environment Programme’s Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction to support and advance the principles of high performance in buildings and the built environment. Sebastian Moreno-Vacca, Founder of A2M Architects, and Barbara-Anne Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of the Enniscorthy Forum, signed the letter of intent in a signing ceremony organized at the Enniscorthy Castle on the occasion of the first ministerial summit of the Enniscorthy Forum.
Sebastian Moreno-Vacca noted: “A2M is a leader in addressing the sustainability imperatives of a climate-threatened and resource-constrained world with a focus on aesthetics and improvement of the human experience. The memorandum of understanding with the United Nations Environment Programme that has just been signed focuses on specific projects and programs that will quickly deliver tangible results in raising the performance of buildings and the built environment. We are pleased to join forces with the BAC both to share our extensive knowledge and capabilities as well as to learn from other experiences around the world.”
Barbara-Anne Murphy observed that“We look forward towelcoming A2M to the Buildings Action Coalition. They have beenleaders in showing the world the right way to “do” buildings, andwe look forward to their participation in our activities. We have asignificant programme underway including outreach, research, academicstudies, construction projects, and education and training schemes.We also plan to mobilise resources and disseminate knowledge,experience and best practices to transition towards high performancebuilding. Given their long-standing focus on hyper-sustainability,A2M will have important role to play in this initiative.”
A2M is an international firm that designs regenerative architecture for the people and for the planet, operating at the crossroads of science, art, and technology. A2M was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Brussels with offices in Lisbon, Luxembourg, and New York. Passionate about the future of the built environment, the firm seeks to identify the new performance needs of a changing world and uses cutting-edge tools to accomplish projects that go beyond environmental-impact limitation toward its actual regeneration. A2M gives form to the combination of high design and hyper sustainability.