Architectural Record and GreenSource Webinar Highlights Sustainable Design
|WHO:||GRAPHISOFT, the leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) software
|WHAT:||Best Green Projects: Case Studies in Sustainable Design Success, http://video.webcasts.com/events/pmny001/viewer/index.jsp?eventid=38475&adid=Green, a webinar hosted by Architectural Record and GreenSource, and sponsored by GRAPHISOFT. AIA members will receive continuing education credit.
May 19, 2011 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST
Learn how fellow architects develop and deploy best practices in sustainable design. Three architects with diverse and interesting green projects in North America will present their projects of distinct scales, illustrating best practices in achieving high performance design with exceptional aesthetic standards. Topics to be discussed include material and technology choices; energy-saving strategies; balancing aesthetics with performance; meeting and managing client expectations; attaining an eco-friendly building within schedule and budget, outcomes from utilizing BIM, and post-occupancy lessons learned.
GreenSource’s Managing Editor Jane Kolleeny will host the event.
GRAPHISOFT Director of Virtual Design and Construction, Kurt Ameringer, will kick it off and introduce the panelists.
Sam Batchelor, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, designLAB architects, Inc. will discuss his IFAW World Headquarters project and his pragmatic approach to environmentalism.
Aaron Jobson, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Quattrocchi Kwok Architects will talk about American Canyon High School, and the importance of BIM in sustainable design.
Bradley Khouri, AIA, Principal & Founder, b9 architects, Inc. will highlight his “Urban Canyon” residential design and the use of reclaimed materials.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment; EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution; and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group.