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Continuing Education | Events | Tours | THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

understand the fascinating world of fiscal difficulties, budget shortfalls, lingering oversupply, and other adverse conditions affecting the Texas economy, and their most likely resolution. Learn where Texas is headed not only in terms of construction, but also how the arts, education and government will be affected. 111009 LUHs 2.75

2:00 PM–3:30 PM Design-Build Status Report–Real Lessons from Real Practitioners Greg Gidez, AIA, Hensel-Phelps Construction Co., Greeley, CO; Peter Gluck, Peter Gluck and Partners, New York; Jim Whitaker, AIA, Skanska USA Building Inc., Alexandria, VA Design-build project delivery offers new opportunities, increased productivity, enhanced profitability, and greater control of projects, but to be successful, architects’ so-called traditional roles and accepted behaviors must change. Learn how from three architects operating exclusively in design-build project delivery, yet in three different ways. (a special presentation by the AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community) 111010 LUHs 1.5

Affordable High Performance “Workforce Housing” Design David Rodriguez, Assoc, AIA and William Ware, Ware Architecture, Addison This team presents a case study on affordable, high performance workforce housing design, including material and systems selection, energy reduction, and improved indoor environmental quality. The session will focus on building methodologies such as Standard Construction (baseline), advanced framing with standard insulation, advanced framing with spray foam insulation, structural insulated panel (SIP) construction, and insulated concrete form (ICF) construction. Learn what is attainable and the derivatives that can be applied to other housing. 111011 LUHs 1.5

Ambassador Training! Joanne Linowes, Linowes Executive Development International, Westwood, MA Wherever you go, you’re an ambassador for both your firm and the entire architecture profession. How can you maximize your public moments? This session provides engaging, practical, unforgettable techniques for every design professional at every level. Learn to vibrantly and memorably distinguish your organization, impress your publics, and promote your influence. Sponsored by Austin Foundation for Architecture 111012 LUHs 1.5

2:30 PM–5:30 PM Tour C: Oak Cliff Community Renewal The Oak Cliff neighborhood across the Trinity River from downtown Dallas is an enduring jewel of the city. The historic homes that exemplify the craftsman style of the early 20th Century still remain and are augmented by the Bishop Arts District’s collection of unique shops and restaurants. After exploring the


72nd Annual Convention | Design Products & Ideas Expo

Texas Architects' Convention: 2011 Registration Guide  

72nd Annual Convention andDesign Products & Ideas Expo27-29 October 2011Dallas Convention Center With stirring keynote speakers, invigorati...