The 2010-2011 TRANSFORMATIONAL LECTURE SERIES aims to inspire all building industry professionals and the general public to embrace their roles in creating a sustainable built environment now, as well as ensuring that sustainability becomes integral to all development in the future.
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TRANSFORMATIONAL LECTURE SERIES SEATTLE, WA | 02.08.11 PORTLAND, OR | 02.09.11
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Globally the title â€œEco-cityâ€? is used as a descriptor for every municipal project that is even the lightest shade of â€œgreen.â€? From newly constructed communities in China and Middle East to sustainable infrastructure projects in developed and developing nations, it is easy to bestow upon oneself the title. The questions becomes what are the motivations and what are the criteria? From lessons learned while working around the world, Kath Williams proposes all measurement WRROVVKRXOGEHIUDPHGLQWHUPVRIYDOXHVDQGRSSRUWXQLWLHVIRUSHRSOHSURĂŠWDQG the planet if the goal of sustainability is ever to be achieved. Kath Williams, past president of the World Green Building Council, has a diverse background in sustainabilityâ€”from construction projects to green education. Drawing on her experiences as assistant to the vice president of research at Montana State University, her position as executive director of MSUâ€™s Green Building project, and her service as vice chair of the U.S. Green Building Council for six years, Kath is involved in the development of green building councils and rating systems throughout the world, including India, Taiwan, Australia, UAE, Mexico, and Guatemala. Ă—6HDWWOH:$Ă— 6HDWWOH&HQWUDO/LEUDU\0LFURVRIW$XGLWRULXP )RXUWK$YH Ă—3RUWODQG25Ă—7XUQEXOO2SHQ6SDFH:KLWH6WDJ%XLOGLQJ 8QLYHUVLW\RI2UHJRQ1:&RXFK6W
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Lecture runs from 5:30 to 7:00 pm; doors open at 5:00 pm.
COST Cascadia members and students: Free
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Published on Jan 19, 2011
Kath Williams, Principal of Kath Williams & Associates, Past president, World Green Building Council; Executive Vice President, Internationa...