What sustainable design means to the bottom line

Autodesk tools aim to help designers conceptualize projects on a computer before starting the costly (and energy-intense) construction process. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to the company's director of sustainability, Lynelle Cameron about how architects for the Cathedral of Christ the Light and the California Academy of Sciences used sustainable design in their structures. Cameron adds, while 'green design' isn't the top priority for all companies, she says 'sustainability' can help the bottom line and will one day be part of everyday business practices.

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