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December 9

Finding A Path to Decarbonization with Aluminum Extrusions: A Panel Discussion

For well over a decade, architects and developers have focused on reducing the carbon footprint of their projects. Through a combination of highly energy-efficient building systems, site-generated energy, and creative design, net-zero buildings have become not only feasible but also practical.

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July 29

AEC Beyond Climate: Challenges and Commitments for 2030 and Beyond

Join this roundtable with AEC Leaders to discuss the challenges and commitments of the next decade and beyond as our standards are put to the test by a changing climate.

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June 10

The Future of the Office: Acoustics, Material Health, and Occupant Comfort

What are some of the key ways architects and designers can improve occupant comfort in a space? How do we make spaces inviting so that employees want to return to the office? And how do we address spaces where people spend prolonged periods of time, such as educational or healthcare spaces?

November 5

Growing Home: Innovations in Wood Design for Multi-family Buildings

Engineered wood products like mass timber have been transforming the A&D industry. What’s next for the material? Increasingly U.S. architects and developers are exploring timber designs to address the nationwide housing shortage. This roundtable will show how designing with wood can create growth opportunities for owners and promote healthy and sustainable housing options for occupants. Drawing on a series of timber case studies, panelists will share lessons learned from working on multistory, multifamily projects including affordable housing and even college dormitories.

July 9

Women in BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been a major game changer in connecting the construction and architectural industry. The continued advancement in design, visualization, and construction coordination has flourished to help BIM specialists within firms of a multitude of sizes “model first and model best”. Even so, more can be done to not only attract, but also retain, female talent in a sector that is rapidly advancing. Cultivating supportive environments that share knowledge, skills, and best practices increase diversity and stand to benefit the entire industry. With fewer firms hiring directly out of school, this panel will interrogate how schools can better prepare, firms can better train, and the field can raise coordination standards for the individuals entering the network of BIM. Three specialists will showcase their projects and highlight opportunities for mentorship to develop attraction to senior BIM roles as a viable career path, while also forecasting the future of this critical digital modeling tool shaping our built environment.

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