Climate Adaptive Design Symposium

Submitted by Maggie Whittemore on Tue, 09/14/2021 - 18:55
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The Collider
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1 Haywood Street
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North Carolina
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AIA Asheville
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She also sits on the board of bcWorkshop, and advisory boards for CityLab High School and UVA School of Architecture. She received degrees in architecture from the University of Virginia, and Rice University. Her experience includes 30 years of experience in high-performance architecture and environmental responsive design and planning. She has worked with major architecture firms in Atlanta, Houston and New York. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[1,1],2,"Dr. Mary Ann Lazarus"],[0,[],0,", FAIA, LEED Fellow, is a consultant at the Cameron MacAllister Group where she works with design firms to define their sustainability and resiliency goals and identify strategies to achieve them. Mary Ann also is an Adjunct Faculty at Washington University in St. Louis and is the Coordinator for the Sustainability Program at WashU\u2019s University College. 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He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, is LEED Accredited and is a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certificate holder."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[1,1],2,"Joshua R. Gassman, RA, LEED AP BD+C"],[0,[],0,", is the Sustainable Design Director at Lord Aeck Sargent. He has more than 20 years of experience dedicated to complex, sustainably focused projects. With a broad portfolio of higher education and institutional clients, his career has been centered on technically challenging projects with large, multifaceted consultant teams. An avid environmentalist, Joshua has extensive knowledge of the USGBC\u2019s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) System as well as other sustainability verification systems such as Living Building Challenge. His experience has resulted in exceptionally high performing buildings including net-positive water and net-positive energy buildings, including the Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech. 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"],[0,[],0,"With over 20 years of experience in mechanical engineering design, project management, and partner-in-charge responsibilities on more than 270 facilities, Todd has particular expertise in the areas of academia, medical facilities and laboratories. He has presented to international conferences on sustainability in HVAC design and has also published on the topic. In his free time, Todd enjoys expressing his creativity through playing the drums and restoring Jeeps."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Presenting the "],[0,[0,0,1,1],4,"State of the Climate:"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[1,1],2,"Dr. Betsy Weatherhead"],[0,[],0,", Ph.D., FAMS, is an award-winning climate scientist who specializes in making environment information useful, understandable, and fully quantified. 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