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The Living Building Challenge for Texas Catherine Callaway, AIA, BNIM Architects, Houston; Julie Hendricks, AIA, Kirksey Eco-Services, Houston; Amanda Tullos, AIA, Green Building Services, Bellaire What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? The purpose of the Living Building Challenge is straightforward–it defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to diminish the gap between current limits and ideal solutions. Whether your project is a single building, a park, a college campus, or even a complete neighborhood community, the Living Building Challenge provides a framework for design, construction, and the symbiotic relationship between people and all aspects of the built environment. Sponsored by Kaizen Renewable Energy 111044 LUHs 1.25

Preservation of ‘Modern Movement’ Architecture Nancy McCoy, FAIA and Marcel Quimby, FAIA, Quimby McCoy Preservation Architecture, Dallas The preservation of ‘Modern Movement’ architecture poses new philosophical and technical challenges that call into question the canonized standards that Preservation Architects have practiced within the United States and worldwide. Even as the definition of “authenticity” is broadened in these structures, the endemic conflicts between standards and practice have not been fully resolved. Join McCoy and Quimby as they frame and encourage the dialogue through recent case studies that have impacted architectural practice. 111045 LUHs 1.25

9:30 AM–10:00 AM Networking Break Take a few minutes to relax and grab a beverage to refresh. Seek out someone you don’t know and start a conversation. Return that phone call or email. Browse the special displays provided by AIA Dallas. However you want to spend it, you’ve got a few minutes to yourself.

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architects are uniquely qualified to play in creating a post-automotive region. 111043 LUHs 1.25

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10:00 AM–11:30 AM Balancing Design and Sustainability Betsy del Monte, FAIA, The Beck Group, Dallas; Bob Harris, FAIA, Lake|Flato Architects, San Antonio; Brian Malarky, FAIA, Kirksey, Houston; Larry Speck, FAIA, Page Southerland Page, Austin The topic of sustainability has been bantered about to near meaninglessness, but how does it relate to excellent design? This panel of recognized architects from around the state will engage in an open, in-depth discussion of the issue. Topics include comparison of metrics for sustainability to programs rewarding design excellence, what makes a sustainable building an excellent building, and

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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...