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  • Resilient Design: 2017 WIA Lecture Series: Economics

    National Building MuseumHilary Bertsch AIA March 27, 2017, Washington, DC

    Resilience, the theme of the 2017 Women in Architecture Series, will explore how architects, landscape architects, designers, planners and developers are responding to new vulnerabilities surfacing around the world. Join us in our 5th consecutive year, as we examine resilience through the lenses of economics, civic culture, and the environment. It will be presented on three different evenings and will explore questions about resilience in the built environment, solutions that designers are uniquely positioned to offer, and what’s on the horizon for resilient design.

    This panel coincides with the roll out of ULI's “Returns on Resilience” case study on The Wharf. The project considers sustainability and resilience good partners for the bottom line. Panelists will look at The Wharf as an exploration of questions around resilience in the built environment and solutions that designers and developers are uniquely positioned to offer.

  • Applying Design Thinking: Develop, Validate, and Persuade adoption of new BIM Standards

    BILT Asia 2017Elaine Lee, AIA, LEED AP BD+C March 30, 2017, Singapore

    Participate in a workshop to evaluate which is more valuable: workflows that are efficient efforts or fast efforts in Revit. An active discussion about applying Design Thinking to evaluate ideas for developing potential tools for design documentation.

  • AJAS Speaks: The Value of Environmental Activism

    AJAS Annual ConferenceDan Cinelli FAIA April 4, 2017, Memphis, TN

    At this year's AJAS (Association of Jewish Aging Services) Annual Conference, we are sponsoring the popular AJAS Speaks session. This exciting general session on Tuesday morning will be composed of four, 15-minute highly produced presentations on inspired Jewish ideas. This year, presenters will explore the central themes of Jewish literacy, religious engagement and identity, presented in light of their presenter’s own work and personal experiences. Dan Cinelli's own presentation will focus on the impact environmental engagement and activism can have within a senior living community, its residents and staff.

  • Past the Green Wall: Google Pittsburgh's Biophilic Workplace

    Build Pittsburgh 2017Connor Glass April 5, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

    The status quo in workplace design leaves most occupants disconnected from nature. An early movement towards biophilic design is happening, but many early adopters have not gone much further than a signature “green wall” in their incorporation of biophilia. Google’s Real Estate & Workplace Services (REWS) Team is challenged to create amazing work environments that inspire and energize Googlers to be at their best every day. In support of this mission, the REWS team created Google’s Biophilic Design Framework. This new framework was piloted in Google’s new “Bakery Square 2.0” expansion in Pittsburgh, which is targeting certification under LEED v4 ID+C. This session will also detail how and why ethnography, workplace strategy, and workshops were leveraged to understand the organization’s culture and workspace needs. The presenters will illustrate some of the findings and how analytics were performed to support the design strategies. The presenters will demonstrate examples of biophilic elements that were incorporated into a design that went far beyond “the green wall.” A discussion of “what’s next” will describe how feedback and post-occupancy evaluations will affect the use and fine tuning of the space.

  • The Changing Southwest Waterfront: Construction Tour of The Wharf

    Architecture Month ToursHilary Bertsch AIA, Douglas Campbell, Reginald Truxon April 8, 2017, Washington, DC

    The Wharf on Washington, DC’s Southwest Waterfront is now taking shape, with Phase 1 scheduled to open to the public on October 12, 2017. The Wharf takes a revolutionary approach to large-scale urban design by bringing the city directly to its waterfront. This once grossly underutilized site, in which only nine businesses and 193,000 sf of built space occupied 23 acres, will be transformed by 2021 to feature 3.2 million sf of mixed-use development. Washington DC will be connected with their city’s waterfront in ways that were previously unimaginable. The tour will be co-led by key design leaders from Perkins Eastman—Principal Hilary Bertsch, Senior Associate Douglas Campbell, and Associate Reggie Truxon—whose collective vision, planning, and design work help shaped The Wharf including the public realm and several new buildings.

  • Resilient Design: 2017 WIA Lecture Series: Civic Culture

    Urban Land Institute April 12, 2017, Washington, DC

    Resilience, the theme of the 2017 Women in Architecture Series, will explore how architects, landscape architects, designers, planners and developers are responding to new vulnerabilities surfacing around the world. Join us in our 5th consecutive year, as we examine resilience through the lenses of economics, civic culture, and the environment. It will be presented on three different evenings and will explore questions about resilience in the built environment, solutions that designers are uniquely positioned to offer, and what’s on the horizon for resilient design.

    For this, the first in a series of three WIA discussions scheduled for spring 2017, panelists will discuss civic and cultural institutions’ roles in the interdisciplinary resilience discussion (museums, large firms, philanthropy, nonprofits, AIA policy perspective).

  • Resilient Design: 2017 WIA Lecture Series: Environment

    Perkins EastmanTanya Mejia Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C April 19, 2017, Washington, DC

    Resilience, the theme of the 2017 Women in Architecture Series, will explore how architects, landscape architects, designers, planners and developers are responding to new vulnerabilities surfacing around the world. Join us in our 5th consecutive year, as we examine resilience through the lenses of economics, civic culture, and the environment. It will be presented on three different evenings and will explore questions about resilience in the built environment, solutions that designers are uniquely positioned to offer, and what’s on the horizon for resilient design.

    Panelists discuss models of future conditions, methodologies for community engagement and built work designed within the framework of resilient theory. Sustainability Specialist Tanya Mejia will moderate the discussion. The event will be held at Perkins Eastman's Washington, DC, office, at One Thomas Circle, and is timed to coincide with this year's Earth Week.

  • The Future of Centers for Healthy Living

    LeadingAge Maryland Annual ConferenceClaire Dickey AIA April 24, 2017, Ellicott City, MD

    As senior living providers look for innovative ways to deliver health and wellness services to both residents living in senior living communities and people aging-in-place in their homes, they are increasingly turning to industries outside of senior living for inspiration. The hospitality, healthcare, retail, and education sectors in particular offer valuable lessons that successfully translate to senior living communities, and they can also provide unique partnership opportunities. Bearing these lessons in mind, a new type of whole-person wellness center, also called a Center for Healthy Living (CHL), is becoming evermore common in the U.S. With core medical clinic and rehabilitation components, the CHL is poised to fill a critical gap between healthcare and senior living. By recognizing the importance of whole person wellness, CHLs can successfully address the cosmopolitan tastes of the next generation of consumers while also establishing a new product in the marketplace.

  • Leading and Thriving in 2017 and Beyond

    LeadingAge Maryland Annual ConferenceDan Cinelli FAIA April 25, 2017, Ellicott City, MD

    This new era of not-for-profit senior living will have to respond to changing consumer demands, new programs and services, technological disruptors, and integration with partners that promote successful aging. We have considered the future from multiple viewpoints: consumer expectations, market impact, development considerations, design initiatives and, finally, policy possibilities. View the future from four industry perspectives and let yourself be inspired to get going into the future. The senior consumer will drastically evolve over the next 20 years and the Boomers will mirror the Millennials. What does this mean to LeadingAge Maryland providers as your organizations evolve in the short-term, mid-term and long-term years ahead?

  • Markitects: Empowering and Retaining Your Future Owners

    AIA Conference on Architecture 2017Dan Cinelli FAIA, Carlos Endriga AIA, Heather Jauregui, Katie Johnson April 28, 2017, Orlando, FL

    Many architectural firm owners, especially Boomers, have spent time training and coaching promising colleagues to be great project managers, architects, designers, and collaborators, but how much time have you invested in developing your in-house next generation to make your legacy practice a sustainable and ongoing entity in the future? Have you mentored emerging talents to become persuasive thought leaders that future client will seek out and trust to continue the vision you spent your career creating? Come and learn how one firm has created "Markitects," a year-long program that challenges young professionals with potential to learn the fundamentals of marketing by understanding the firm's brand, getting to the root of their personal brand, and understanding how these work together for successful business development. The discussion will be moderated by Principal Dan Cinelli, and include Perkins Eastman Project Architect Carlos Endriga, Sustainability Specialist Heather Jauregui, and Interior Designer Katie Johnson.

  • Leveraging Partnerships with Cities For Greater Affordability and Social Good

    LeadingAge CA Annual Conference and ExpoTammy Lin May 2, 2017, Monterey, CA

    As the need for senior housing and care of all income levels is skyrocketing, it has become increasingly important to raise the bar for affordable and efficient care solutions that are not only financially sound, but enhance quality of life. Forming partnerships with City agencies, developers, and healthcare and adult daycare providers is a powerful way to strengthen your funding and operations. Panelist Tammy Lin, Senior Associate in Perkins Eastman's San Francisco office, will be joined by Lamar Turner of Elderfocus, and Debbie Toth of Rehabilitation Services of Northern California, to discuss such contributing factors as unique funding sources, reimbursement structures, maximizing technology as well as design and construction considerations and regulations.

  • The Age of Tweetailing: How Great Design Captures Market Share

    LeadingAge California 2017 ExpositionMatthew Becker May 2, 2017, Monterey, CA

    For LeadingAge California's 2017 Conference, Associate Principal Matthew Becker will discuss the impact of an “online conversation” on the perception of today’s Senior Living community by examining the power of websites and social media presence. Participants will learn how the art of storytelling greatly influences architecture and interior design, and how highly focused aesthetic experiences have become the norm for consumers. LeadingAge CA's Annual Conference continues to be the Association’s premiere networking event, providing quality education, sharing best practices, offering the latest equipment and knowledge developed to facilitate work in the senior living services arena and housing industry.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Walking Tour of The New York Wheel

    NYCxDesignJonathan Cohn AIA, LEED AP May 8, 2017, Staten Island, NY

    St. George, at the northern tip of Staten Island, is in the midst of a $1.2 billion redevelopment effort. At the center of this transformation is the New York Wheel. The New York Wheel will be the world’s largest observation wheel, at 630 feet, when launched in 2018. Join us for a behind-the-scenes walking tour and discussion of this cornerstone design and engineering project reshaping the Staten Island waterfront into a world-class destination and urban escape.

  • Ideas Cafe 2020: Empowering Your Board to Think Like the Future

    LeadingAge NY Annual Conference & ExpoDaniel Cinelli FAIA May 22, 2017, Saratoga Springs, NY

    Leaders within the LeadingAge community have a unique responsibility in the 21st century to help guide and support the senior services industry expectations and standards evolve. The need to understand where the industry is headed and what is causing this evolution is critical. Dan Cinelli's interactive keynote presentation as part of his ongoing IDEAS Cafe series, will provide attendees with the key talking points to go back to their respective board of directors and start important conversations that will reevaluate and guide strategic plans going forward, examine future trends, and make informed decisions about the future of their communities.

  • Meeting the Growing Needs of Memory Supports

    LeadingAge NY Annual Conference & ExpoRichard Rosen AIA, LEED AP May 24, 2017, Saratoga Springs, NY

    At this year's LeadingAge NY Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, Principal Rich Rosen will join distinguished panelists to address many of the design challenges and opportunities in today's senior living marketplace. Topics will include ways to approach challenges involving renovations in traditional skilled care and assisted living facilities; ways to develop an appreciation for the time required for planning, design and construction, as well as time required for acquiring/modifying licensing for memory support facilities in NY state; and how older skilled nursing floors can be repurposed to create attractive, functional, effective, and  vibrant memory support residences.

  • Defining Project Success: Improving Design Process and Schools Through Pre/Post Research

    EDRA48 ConferenceEmily Chmielewski EDAC, Sean ODonnell AIA, LEED AP, Katie Herber LEED AP ID+C, ND, EDAC June 1, 2017, Madison, WI

    A discussion of how a new, comprehensive Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluation process is being developed for a design firm in order to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative information that can demonstrate actual building performance. This process will be illustrated via a case study drawn from the on-going evaluation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School, a new PreK-8 school located in Cambridge, MA. The presenters will discuss the development of a standardized Pre-OE/POE process and tools for their firm’s K12 practice area, including the collection of archival data and actual indoor environmental quality metrics that compare against occupant perceptions, as captured by occupant surveys and interviews. Conference attendees interested in practice-based research, Pre-OE/POE, school environments, and sustainable design are all encouraged to attend this multi-disciplinary presentation.