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Sponsored by Blum Engineering 111013 LUHs 2.25

Early-Bird Workshop: Focus on Construction Documents– Innovative Project Delivery Methodologies Michael Czap, AIA, RTKL Associates, Dallas; Grant Simpson, FAIA, Dallas Take a thought-provoking journey through the complex dynamics of construction document preparation and delivery. This fast-paced program, drawn from the popular Focus on Construction Documentation series, presents innovative methods for achieving greater accuracy and productivity in construction documents and better navigating the often stormy waters of project delivery. 111014 LUHs 2.75

3:30 PM–7:30 PM EXPO Open Energy and interest will be high with the exchange of information and warm greetings between colleagues. Learn about a new product, discover an innovation, and check in with a favorite supplier. Come early and stay late to make the most of your Expo experience.

4:00 PM–5:30 PM Solar Ready: Preparing for an Alternative Energy Future Larry Speck, FAIA, Page Southerland Page, Austin; J.C. Shore, Circular Energy, Austin; Katherine Blair, Page Southerland Page, Austin Many architects have been frustrated during the past decade by the promise of solar energy coupled with the economic difficulty of getting it into new building projects. At the same time, retrofitting to accept solar power can be daunting because of required building modifications. “Solar Ready” offers long-term, less expensive solutions aimed at both problems. 111015 LUHs 1.5

Continuing Education | Events | Tours | THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

Bishop Arts District, move on to Kessler Woods, a collection of modern homes that continue the tradition of materiality and scale in this historic neighborhood. Conclude with a visit to the Belmont Hotel and its spectacular views of downtown Dallas. (limited to 40; fee includes transportation)

The Purpose of Balanced Social Media for Architects Bob Borson, AIA, Bernbaum/Magadini Architects, Dallas; Laura Davis, AIA, HPD Architecture, Dallas; Jamie Crawley, AIA, Hamilton & Associates, Pflugerville Participate in a rare face-to-face opportunity to engage interactively with peers who successfully utilize Social Media in their careers and business ventures. Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, blogs, rss feeds, discussion forums, etc., architects need to know these tools and utilize them in their daily practice. Discussions will introduce a social media plan, dismantle the myths, generate dialogue, and empower attendees to utilize Social Media to achieve real-world business objectives. An exciting evolution has started and it’s only 140 characters in length! 111016 LUHs 1.5

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Texas Architects' Convention: 2011 Registration Guide  

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

Texas Architects' Convention: 2011 Registration Guide  

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