Global Reach and Global Impact: A Strategy for Environmental In

  • 12 Sep 2007
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • TAMPA CLUB - 101 East Kennedy Blvd - Suite 4200 - Tampa 33602

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leaf_globe.jpgGlobal Reach and Global Impact: A Strategy for Environmental Integration

Wednesday - September 12th
5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Tampa Club - 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 4200
Limited seating
Members $50 - Non-members $55 - Walk ins $60

We are in a critical transition from laws to ethics that will define the third phase of the environmental movement, where the architect is the leader of environmental integration.

What does an integrated sustainable design strategy really mean? Gensler's design impact spans from an individual's desk to workplaces and city buildings. The expansion of their practice globally highlights the theories and practices they export, and the impact they can have on communities worldwide.

Among the topics to be examined are: exploring the intersection of sustainable design and virtual design, setting standards for global real estate organizations, guiding learning within the firm and with clients, creating tools for sustainable design at every level,and reducing the firm's carbon footprint. Each of these strategies has implications across multiple offices around the world. Learn how these strategies may impact your own firm, as we move forward together in a time of urgent change.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER:      EPDC_BarberJeff_bw_cropped.jpg

Jeff Barber AIA, LEED AP

Jeff Barber is a recognized talent in the conceptual design, design development and architectural detailing of base building projects and has received several design awards for his work at Gensler and other firms. He is a LEED-accredited architect who has led the firm's Sustainable Design committee for many years, overseeing the development of the firms learning, design and community outreach programs around sustainability. His passion for sustainability spans multiple LEED-certified projects with Gensler clients. The firm was honored by the American Institute of Architects as 2000 Firm of the Year and by the U.S. Green Building Council for the 2005 Leadership Award.


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