About Us

The Powell Center for Construction and Environment is primarily a research organization dedicated to the resolution of environmental problems associated with planning and architecture activities and the determination of optimum materials and methods for use in minimizing environmental damage.

The Center develops sustainable building codes for residential construction, conducts seminars, symposia, professional conferences and courses on the subject sustainable development and construction related environmental regulations, activities and research. We also serve as a clearing house for information on planning, architecture and construction matters related to sustainable development.