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Designing the Future: A Seven-Part Series

July 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am PDT

Free – $20.00


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AIA|LA presents…
Designing the Future: A Seven-Part Series

A series of virtual panel discussions
In light of lessons learned from our ongoing pandemic crisis, this series of panel discussions will explore how architects & designers can quickly adapt to the market demands and societal shifts that will occur as we adjust to living, working, and staying healthy in our built environment. The objective of this series will be to learn new ideas, innovations, and best-practices that will serve as a value-add to the architecture profession to help make our built and natural environments healthier, more equitable, and resilient.

Part I: The Workplace – Thurs 6/11 (8am PST)
Part II: Schools and Educational Facilities – Thurs 6/25 (8am PST)
Part III: Healthcare Facilities – Thurs 7/2 (8am PST)
Part IV: Transit & Mobility – Thurs 7/16 (8am PST)
Part V: Parks & Open Space – Thurs 7/30 (8am PST)
Part VI: Multi-family Residential – Thurs 8/13 (8am PST)
Part VII: Hospitality – Thurs 8/27 (8am PST)

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Part IV: Transit & Mobility – Thurs 7/16 (8am PST)

Moderated by:  R. Steven Lewis – FAIA, NOMAC

Tamika L. Butler, Esq.Director of Planning for California & Director of Equity and Inclusion, Toole Design
Neil BrookerChief Operations Officer, BMW Group Designworks
KeAndra D. Cylear DoddsExecutive Officer, Equity and Race, Office of the Chief Executive Officer, LA Metro
Jordan Goldstein, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED APGlobal Director of Design, Gensler
Moshik Mah, AIA, LEED APDesign Principal, Architect, HDR
Nicholas de MonchauxProfessor and incoming Head of Architecture (June 1-), MIT

Part V: Parks & Open Space – Thurs 7/30 (8am PST)

Moderated by:  Kevin M. Holland, FAIA, NOMAC, LEED AP

Matthew ClarkeExecutive Director, Design Trust for Public Space
Nate Cormier, ASLA, LEED APLandscape Architect, Managing Studio Director, RCH STUDIOS
Alma Du SolierStudio Director, Hood Design Studio
Mia Lehrer, FASLAPresident, STUDIO-MLA
Sara Jensen Carr, PhDAssistant Professor of Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape & Program Director, Master of Design in Sustainable Urban Environments, School of Architecture, Northeastern University

Part VI: Multi-family Residential – Thurs 8/13 (8am PST)

Yakuh Askew, AIA, NOMA, LEED APPrincipal, YA Studio
David Baker, FAIA, LEED APPrincipal, David Baker Architects
Julie Eizenberg, FAIAFounding Principal, KoningEizenberg
Karin Liljegren, FAIAPrincipal + Founder, Omgivning

Part VII: Hospitality – Thurs 8/27 (8am PST)

Tarrah Beebe, AIASenior Associate, KFA
Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, NCARBFounding Principal & President, Rottet Studio

More Speakers TBD


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