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Friday, May 3 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Exploring the Value Proposition of Biophilic Design

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Biophilic Design can be a valuable addition to any project, yet the value biophilic design brings depends on the projects goals. In this session we will explore different perspectives and goals of biophilic design. Where panelists will share unique insights into how biophilic design can create value, and regenerative outcomes.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Gain insight into the diversity of desired outcomes achieved through biophilic design
  2. Understand how projects have worked to integrate biophilic design elements
  3. Hear first hand experience of biophilic design process
  4. Build understanding of strategies that achieve biophilic design outcomes.

This session is approved for the following continuing education credits:
  • 1.5 LFA credits
  • 1.5 AIA LU|HSW credits

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Kevin Burke, AIA

Co-Founder, Parabola Architecture
Kevin co-founded Parabola Architecture with Carrie Meinberg Burke in 2010.Parabola’s holistic design approach is embodied in 1212 Bordeaux, Google’s first completed ground-up construction. 1212 Bordeaux recently received Architectural Record’s “Good Design is Good Business... Read More →
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Tim McGee

Manager, Biophilic Design, ILFI
Tim McGee is the Biophilic Design Manager at the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), where he brings his career exploring the interface between biology and design to optimize the possibility for a thriving, regenerative, future.Previously, Tim founded LIKOLAB a small cr... Read More →
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Myer Harrell

Principal, Weber Thompson
Myer is a Principal for Weber Thompson, a mid-size multidisciplinary architecture and design firm in Seattle. As the firm’s Director of Sustainability, he believes in the power of design to promote a sustainable future. His current project focus is boutique urban commercial office... Read More →
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Maggie Stone

Director of Operations, The Nature Conservancy
Maggie Stone is the Director of Operations for The Nature Conservancy in Maine, responsible for providing direction and leadership for all activities related to administration, human resources, facilities, office management, team culture, and safety for the Maine Chapter. In this... Read More →
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Heather Walters

Senior Project Director, Thornton Tomasetti
Heather Walters is a Senior Project Director in the Sustainability Practice at Thornton Tomasetti’s Portland Maine office.  She has over 15 years of experience in sustainable design, including Living Building Challenge, LEED, WELL, and Sites projects.  Heather leverages a unique... Read More →
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Carrie Meinberg Burke, AIA

Co-founder, Parabola Architecture
Carrie co-founded Parabola Architecture with Kevin Burke in 2010.Carrie’s work evolves form from forces, drawing upon her expertise in calibrating light and human perception. She finds inspiration in designing the nuances of sensorial experience, applying technical rigor at a range... Read More →

Friday May 3, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
Hyatt Regency - Room: Elwha B