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Carl Elefante, 2018 president of the AIA, spoke at an evening event on March 28th and provided mentorship to an architecture studio class on the 29th. Elefante believes students in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation (SAAHP) are at the forefront of finding solutions to society's most pressing issues. Affordable housing, healthcare, and climate change, are the major challenges that future architects and preservationists confront. RWU News sat down with Elefante, famous for his quote, “the greenest building is one that’s already built,” to learn his perspective on this field’s potential to shape the future.