June offers plenty of opportunities to connect with Perkins+Will thought leaders across the globe. Try and connect with us in person this month.
Monday, June 6
Krisan Osterby will be part of the “Town and Gown Resiliency: Preparing Campuses and Communities to Mediate Risks and Meet the Future” panel at the International Town & Gown Association conference in Chicago, Illinois. Resiliency is breaking rapidly across campuses and communities to form the next wave of sustainable policies, partnerships, planning, design and construction. Attendees will be introduced to the new RELi Action List, apply its principles, and gain an understanding of resiliency - from the building to the government scale.
Geeti Silwal will present during “7x7: Seven Speakers, Seven Minutes” hosted by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design in San Francisco, California. Seven leading San Francisco-based creatives will share their perspectives for seven minutes each, showing how their diverse backgrounds inspire unique perspectives and processes through their work. They will consider what makes place successful through a broad range of lenses, including urban planning, community engagement, culinary, technology, art, and workplace.
Tuesday, June 7
Krisan Osterby will be part of the “From Incidental To Intentional: Positioning UTHSC To Anchor Change and Transform Its Neighborhood” panel at the International Town & Gown Association conference in Chicago, Illinois. An urban campus master plan offers the opportunity to reevaluate the resources necessary – both on campus and off - to be a successful organization. Given a constrained funding environment, planning a flexible development framework that achieves the institution’s mission, maximizes success, and provides a successful living experience is critical.
Wednesday, June 8
Kathy Wardle will present “Innovative Planning Frameworks that Yield Low Carbon Solutions for UBC Okanagan Campus and Waterfront Toronto” at the Canada Green Building Council Conference in Toronto, Ontario. This session highlights two projects that are developing frameworks on how to implement integrated sustainability solutions. With a focus on low carbon development and climate change resilience, attendees will learn about the consultation process, challenges and opportunities, and results from UBC Okanagan’s Campus Whole System Infrastructure Plan.
Thursday, June 9
Peter Busby will be a “Plenary Dialogue: Small is Big: Architectural Connexions to our Community” panelist at the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Festival in Nanaimo, British Columbia. In this Plenary Dialogue, our panel will explore “Architectural Connexions” that shapes the places where we live and work while responding to social and cultural heritage and the environment. Big cities were once small. Small towns sometimes grow larger. History can be a wonderful teacher.
Monday, June 27
Eve Edelstein will present “Neuro-architecture: how buildings influence the brain, body and behavior” during the European Healthcare Design Conference hosted by the Royal College of Physicians in London, United Kingdom.
Wednesday, June 29
Alex Minard will present “Build It and They Will Learn: What We Know About Boys' Learning” at the International Boys’ Schools Coalition Workshops in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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