1. The AIA Committee on Design spent the year of 2011 discussing the culture of craft including two hallmark conferences in Seattle and Japan. In this 20 minute dialogue, five architects come together to discuss the value of craft and design in theory and in practice. Featuring: Tom Kundig FAIA, Bob Hull FAIA, Annie Han, Prentis Hale and Roy McMakin.

    a film by studio/216

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  2. THE LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at GE FOCUS FORWARD FILMS.

    The Challenge: as we face imminent ecological collapse, visionary change agent Jason F. McLennan heads up a growing movement of deep-green design and inspires a revolution of humanity and heart.


    produced & directed by: David Henderson-Hean & Todd Brooks
    co-producer: Isabelle Swiderski
    editor: David Henderson-Hean
    director of photography: Corey Robson
    music: Giorgio Magnanensi
    sound design: Latham Elle

    additional photography:
    Shawn Seifert (2nd Unit Director of Photography)
    Hagen Leschanz
    Metro Vancouver
    Climate Solutions
    Marina Dodis (courtesy Perkins+Will)
    Richard Bentely (courtesy Shutterstock Images)
    Spotmatik (courtesy Shutterstock Images)

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  3. Spring 2013 bcSHOPFRONT series
    June 07, 2013
    for more information about upcoming events: bcworkshop.org or email inform@bcworkshop.org

    On Friday, June 7, bcWORKSHOP hosted a panel on the relationship between academic institutions, professional design practices, and the national public design movement. The panel was moderated by bcWORKSHOP's Associate Director Benje Feehan, and included Yasenia Blandon, the co-founder of Latinos in Architecture and Associate at Perkins + Will, Danny Samuels of the Rice Building Workshop, and Don Gatzke, Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington. The panel was part of the opening reception for the summer series of Shopfront events, which are themed around academic influences of public design practices.

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  4. Advancing Sustainability Symposium 2012 : Geeti Silwal discusses about the recent projects that explore infinite potential of clean energy generating designs fit for city infrastructure.

    Geeti Silwal is a dynamic Urban Designer with more than 14 years of experience. As a Project Manager in the Perkins+Will Urban Design team, she provides design and planning expertise on a wide scale of projects including regional plans, master plans, waterfront
    developments, urban mixed-use projects, streetscape plans, and design guidelines that deal with issues of connectivity, accessibility, flexibility, conservation and social justice.

    ⓒ All rights reserved by TBD

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  5. Janice Barnes, Global Discipline Leader for Planning and Strategies at Perkins + Will, will interpret Workplace Trends, Active Design and overall wellness in the built environment through the lens of Transparency.

    Transparency is the name of a new website launched by Perkins + Will in November of 2011. The site is a virtual depot of information about toxins, asthma triggers, and carcinogens commonly found in the built environment. The result of research that the firm has been developing since 2002, the information is now compiled and available to architects and designers from any firm, large or small, with the goal of developing healthier and more sustainable environments.

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