June 2, 2010
by Jessica Sheridan Assoc. AIA LEED AP

Courtesy AIA

Looking toward the 2010 AIA Convention: Design for the New Decade, in Miami, 06.10-12.10. Here is a list of events that may be of interest to AIANY members:

Thurs, 06.10.10

Keynote Presentation, 8:15am-10am. “Building Design for the New Decade: The Role of Right-Brain Thinking in a Modern Economy.”
Providers: AIA; McGraw-Hill Construction
Speakers: Daniel Pink; Susan Szenasy (moderator)

TH021, 2pm-3:30pm. “Sustainable Design for the New Decade: Deep Dive on Issues and the Role of Design.”
Speaker: Susan Szenasy

TH054, 4pm-5pm. “Creating Sustainable Communities Now and In the Future: Lessons Learned from the AIA Honors and Awards Recipients.”
Provider: AIA

7-9pm. AIANYS Party sponsored by IBEX. Sunset Lounge of the Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Avenue. RSVP here.

Fri, 06.11.10

FR005, 7am-8am. “Design Vanguard: Finding the Leading Edge in Architecture.”
Provider: McGraw-Hill Construction
Speakers: Paul Lewis; Clifford Pearson

Keynote Presentation, 8:15am-9:45am. “Community Design for the New Decade: Consumerism and Responsibility.”
Providers: AIA; McGraw-Hill Construction
Speaker: Chris Jordan; Ted Landsmark, Assoc. AIA (moderator)

FR026, 10:15am-11:45am. “Sustainable Justice: Designing a Green System.”
Provider: AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice
Speakers: Frank Greene, FAIA; Susan K. Oldroyd, FAIA, LEED AP; Beverly Prior, FAIA, LEED AP; Kenneth Ricci, FAIA

FR028, 10:15am-11:45am. “The New York Times Building: A Tool for Evidence Based Design — The Role of Research and Energy-Related System Databases in Informing the Design Process.”
Provider: AIA New York Chapter
Speakers: Bruce Fowle, FAIA, LEED AP; Glenn Hughes; William Maiman

Friday Investiture Ceremony, 4pm-6pm.

FR065, 4pm-5:30pm. “Design Your Network of Mentors: Connect with Diverse Women in Design.”
Provider: AIANY Women in Architecture Committee
Speakers: Lori Apfel Cardeli, Assoc. AIA; Angelina Pinto; Diane T. Tien, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

FR068, 4pm-5:30pm. AIA Institute Honor Awards
Provider: AIA Committee on Design
Speaker: Carol Bentel, FAIA, LEED AP

FR082, 6pm-7pm. “Sustainable Suburbs: Preserving Planned Communities in Queens — Douglas Manor and Sunnyside Gardens.”
Provider: AIA Queens
Speakers: Laura Heim, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB; Kevin Wolfe, AIA

FR083, 6pm-7pm. “Next Generation Airports and Opportunities for High-Performance: Achieving High-Performance and Environmentally Beneficial Infrastructure Projects.”
Providers: Atelier Ten; Grimshaw-Architects
Speakers: Jim Keen; Benjamin Shepherd, LEED AP

FR088, 6pm-7pm. “Engineered Transparency: ETFE Systems and Skin Physics — The Design Development of Sustainable Transparency.”
Provider: Thornton Tomasetti

EV058, 7pm-9pm, $150. “Convention Party: Sand in Your Shoes — Deco Style.”

Sat, 06.12.10

SA003, 7am-8am. “Economic Recessions: How Forensic Architects Can Help Designers.”
Provider: Erwin Lobo Bielinski
Speakers: Ronald Bielinski, AIA; Sharon A. Lobo, AIA, NCARB

SA010, 7am-8am. “Transformative Sustainable Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings: Precedents, Preservation, and Adaptive Reuse Strategies for Blending Sustainability and Design Excellence.”
Provider: Kliment Halsband Architects
Speakers: Alex Diez, AIA, LEED AP; Michael A. Nieminen, AIA

SA041, 1pm-2:30pm. “Four By Four Forum: 4 Architects/4 Regions/4 Visions/4 the Future.”
Provider: AIA New York Chapter
Speakers: Michael Damore, AIA; Elizabeth del Monte, AIA; Mark E. Strauss, FAIA, AICP, LEED AP; Martha Lampkin Welborne, FAIA

Keynote Presentation, 3pm-4:30pm. “Global Design for the New Decade: A Discussion with the 2010 Gold Medalist and Architecture Firm Award Recipients.”
Provider: AIA College of Fellows; McGraw-Hill Construction
Speaker: Robert A. Ivy, Jr., FAIA (moderator)


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