The DART is an interactive tool to guide designers toward Performance-Driven DesignSM.
PDD is a strategy to improve the economic, social and environmental value of the built environment.

1. Identify variables

PDD tailors design solutions to the specific needs of your client or community. Start by identifying your climate and sector and locating the objectives of your client and/or community on RTKL’s Performance Wheel.

2. Select your strategies

The DART suggests strategies based on your selected values. Choose strategies with a high value impact rating to ensure you are maximizing value across the sustainability triple bottom line.

3. Prioritize your approach

Making decisions at the right time is critical to the successful deployment of your chosen strategies. Use the pyramid to identify how best to implement your strategies in your design process.