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Friday, October 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
A Performance-Driven Practice - What it Takes to Get There LIMITED

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Having a passion for sustainable and high performance architecture isn’t enough to implement it meaningfully into practice. It takes a redefinition of the way firms think about design, how they structure project teams, and how they implement new technologies and tools at every stage of the design process. This session will provide guidance on creating frameworks that encourage performance based design and sustainable architecture in practice. These frameworks will cover initiatives that have an impact across an entire practice and firm-wide culture, versus just focusing on projects that have sustainability-minded clients. Implementation case studies from Eskew+Dumez+Ripple—a New Orleans-based, design-first practice and AIA Firm of the Year recipient in 2014—will be presented to show how these frameworks can be applied in practice.

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Jacob Dunn

Jacob Dunn grew up in the Boise, Idaho in the Pacific Northwest (ASHRAE Climate Zone 5B) before recently moving to his new home in New Orleans (ASHRAE Climate Zone 2A). He holds a Master's Degree in Architecture from the University of Idaho and his professional background has pivoted between research, sustainability consulting, education, and architecture. After working for about a year in London for ARUP's Foresight Innovation and Incubation... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
03 - Rhythms Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1
  • HSW/LU HSW