March offers fresh opportunities to connect with our people out in the field. We hope to see you at events this month.
Tuesday, March 5
Garrett Ferguson will be on the panel ‘Designing for Wellness: Living Building Challenge, WELL and Fitwel’ at the AIA COTE event in Dallas, Texas.
Wednesday, March 6
Jeff Ziebarth will be on a panel 'A New and Innovative Approach to Funding Higher Education Projects: A Public-Private Partnership with a Philanthropic Component (P4)' at P3C in Dallas, Texas. Panelist will provide an understanding of the innovative P4 funding model for higher education capital projects, and offer an overview for leveraging philanthropic support that reinforces an institution’s brand, embraces community partnership opportunities and creates business school affinity while enabling capital improvements.
Thursday, March 7
Koleman Uresti will be on the panel ‘Building Community Trust, Passing a Bond & Realizing Goals as a New Superintendent’ at the TASBO Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Passing a new bond program in the wake of a previous, more taxing bond that has the community concerned is not an easy task for a first-time superintendent. However, along with its challenges, this endeavor also brings opportunities to rebuild and strengthen community trust. Learn how to best approach bond programming through a case study that focuses on a San Marcos elementary school.
Wednesday, March 20
Greg Johnson will be on the Bisnow panel ‘Bay Area Architecture & Design Lunch & Learn’ in San Francisco, California. This is a half-day event discussing interior & exterior evolutions, designing cities of the future, CRE tech, and more.
Tuesday, March 26
Kristen Hall will present ‘Climate Change and Strategies for Building Socially Sustainable Communities: From an International Overview to Local Initiatives’ at the Tulane University Northern California Alumni Event in Altherton, California. Tulane School of Architecture dean Iñaki Alday will join local expert Kristen Hall in Northern California for an engaging discussion. Iñaki brings an international perspective to building sustainable communities and Kristen brings a local focus to how the Bay area is addressing climate change and natural disasters.
Thursday, March 28
Gerry Tierney will present ‘Getting into Gear: Urban Mobility and Designing People-Centered Cities’ hosted by Arent Fox in San Francisco, California. Disruptive modes of transportation offer us the opportunity to set a new vision for the re-sharing of the public realm, to re-distribute this abundant street space among users to recoup the magic of the public realm, lost to us for over a century.