IMPACT BY DESIGN 2020
GENSLER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
CLIMATE & RESILIENCE
SHAPING THE FUTURE OF CITIES
IMPACT BY DESIGN 2020
GENSLER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
CLIMATE & RESILIENCE
SHAPING THE FUTURE OF CITIES
The built environment can help achieve a new era of global wellness. Addressing the climate crisis is more important than ever. Resilient design enriches the human experience, promotes well-being, and ensures safety.

As the world’s largest design firm, we have a unique obligation and opportunity to improve the impact of the built environment — but also to lead the industry. We challenge all our colleagues and clients to join us in the path toward carbon neutrality.

Download the full report or explore Gensler’s Strategies for Climate Resilience in the articles below.

IMPACT BY DESIGN 2020 (PDF)
Strategies for Climate Resilience
Rethinking the built environment to adapt to and prepare for a changing world.

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CLIMATE ACTION
THROUGH DESIGN
TRANSFORMING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT FOR A NET ZERO FUTURE
The first full mass timber project in Texas, the net zero First United Bank branch utilizes materials that sequester carbon dioxide instead of emitting it.
ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE MORAL AND BUSINESS IMPERATIVE OF OUR TIME.
Our 2020 portfolio is already designed to save over 17 million metric tons of CO2 from being emitted on a yearly basis. But there’s still so much more work to do — and it can’t be done without the help of our clients, colleagues, and industry. Our mission is to transform the built environment for a net zero future with every project, in every location, and for every person.
Download Climate Action Through Design
WE ARE TAKING ACTION TO REIMAGINE CITIES FOR A RESILIENT FUTURE.
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