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Event 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series

September 15, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Join us for our fourth talk in our 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series at Green Pastures on September 15th.

Capital Studios - the first affordable housing in downtown Austin in almost a half-century
September's Speakers will be Sunshine Mathon, Design + Development Director for local nonprofit Foundation Communities, and Scott Ginder, AIA, principal at Forge Craft Architecture + Design. 

Event 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series

June 16, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Join us for our third talk in our 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series at Green Pastures on June 16th.

Blurring Boundaries, Sliding Scales: Small Works in the Urban Field

Bouldin Residence on Austin Cool House Tour

This private green home in Austin, Texas earned a 5 Star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building Program and will now be available for viewing on the Austin Cool House Tour June 7, 2015.

The home has a very distinctive design that fits into the shape of the lot. The windows open towards beautiful views of downtown Austin.

These features contributed to the high score of the 5 Star Rating:

-100% of the steel used for the structural system is recycled, some directly reused from old factories and warehouses.

Flashflooding and Floodplain Management

The April Cote Seminar on Resiliency welcomed Jameson Courtney of Watershed Protection Department. He presented “Understanding Flash-flooding” power-point attached. Of note are the Austin Code requirements and how building design relates to flood insurance. You can find Courtney’s contact information on the last slide if you need more information.

Event 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series

April 21, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

This event has already occurred.

Join us on April 21st for the second talk in our 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series at Green Pastures.

Dr. James Henson will give us a view of the political landscape of the 84th Legislature as the session enters the most active period of the session.  Among other topics, he’ll discuss:

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