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Friday, May 3 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
How Living Buildings Change the Way We Work

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Two inspired institutions, two design and construction teams, one Construction Management company build a collaborative environment and innovate new practices to support the the Living Building Challenge and new ways of working together. Stories from designers, builders, teachers, and leaders of all kinds. Superior design, engineering and construction result.

Jonathan Wright's book, Living Building Makers: Creating Sustainable Buildings That Renew Our World? will be launched by Ecotone Publishing at the conference.

Presenters include designers, teachers, construction professionals, project managers, and owners
Representatives. Each will share a story and briefly explore how the goals of the Living Building
Challenge, and the specific Projects Goals, inspired change and innovation in their work, and gave them hope, insight, renewed passion, and satisfaction along the path to more sustainable methods and results.

This session is approved for the following continuing education credits:
  • 1.25 LFA credits
  • 1.25 AIA LU credits

Speakers
avatar for Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson

Executive Director, Hitchcock Center for the Environment
For the past 17 years, Julie has worked to strengthen the impact and reach of the Hitchcock Center for the Environments mission to foster a greater awareness and understanding of our environment and to develop environmentally literate citizens. She has kept the Hitchcock Center at... Read More →
avatar for Charley Stevenson

Charley Stevenson

Principal, Integrated Ecostrategy
Charley Stevenson is a sustainability consultant and green building entrepreneur focused on helping others understand, appreciate and implement LBC principles. Since 2010, Stevensons company, Integrated Eco Strategy (IES), has managed the green aspects of projects from 1,000 to 500,000... Read More →
avatar for Sara Draper

Sara Draper

R.W. Kern Center Director of Educational Program and Outreach, Hampshire College
Sara Draper is the Director of Education and Outreach at Hampshire Colleges R.W. Kern Center, a certified Living Building and hub of sustainability culture and engagement. In her role as building ambassador Sara works across campus and beyond to make the most of the educational and... Read More →
avatar for Kelly Haigh

Kelly Haigh

Partner, Architect, designLAB architects
Kelly Haigh AIA is a partner at designLAB architects in Boston, Massachusetts.  She works primarily with mission-driven institutions focused on arts, libraries, educational, and community-based design, and served as Project Architect for the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in... Read More →
avatar for Christina Cianfrani

Christina Cianfrani

Associate Professor of Hydrology, Hampshire College
Prof. Christina Cianfrani has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and is an Associate Professor of Hydrology at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. Her research and teaching lie at the intersection of environmental engineering, water resource management, and ecology. She co-directs... Read More →
avatar for Jason Jewhurst

Jason Jewhurst

Principal, Bruner-Cott
Jasons passion for reconnecting with the natural environment informs all of his work as a specialist in sustainable and high-performance building design. With a strong technical background in building systems, technology, and sustainability, Jason is driven by a deep respect for craftsmanship... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan A. Wright

Jonathan A. Wright

Founder, Wright Builders Inc.
Jonathan A. Wright is an accomplished maker with more than forty-five years' experience as an expert builder specializing in the construction and design of sustainable, healthy, high-performance buildings. He founded Wright Builders, Inc. of Western Massachusetts in 1974, and the... Read More →



Friday May 3, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Hyatt Regency - Clallum Room #701