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In Memoriam: John Weidt (B.A. Arch ’67)

John Weidt, founder of the innovative practice, The Weidt Group, passed away on April 8, 2014. He was a pioneer for energy and environmental stability in the built environment. In the 1960's John was one of the first to scientifically research the embodied energy and environmental impact of the production of building materials. Weidt was also a member of the College of Design Dean's advisory board.John created The Weidt Group in 1977 and slowly built the firm into a national presence by the mid 1980's. He did this through research and development contracts with national labs and major building manufacturers. Continually trying to advance his interest in energy and sustainability, he and the firm, developed methods to provide energy design…

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