Value of 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

The Intersection of Design and Human Health

We will begin disussion on Monday about our proposed theme for 2016 which is about how architecture and planning can promote human health.

We would like to invite everyone to attend this meeting to look ahead to 2016 and discuss a program that involves a collaboration of AIA Austin Committees.

 Here are quotes from the AIA Sustainability Leadership Opportunity Scan: 

COTE Committee April Presentation: Floodplain Management through design

On Monday, April 13th,  AIA Austin COTE continues the Resiliency program with Watershed Protection Department presenting: Flash-floods and Floodplain Management through Design (1 hour CEU) This includes the rules of the National Flood Insurance Program and the higher standards adopted by the City of Austin to minimize or mitigate the risks posed by the threat of flash flooding.

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:

Resiliency and Austin

Austin’s Committee on the Environment is following the AIAs Sustainability Opportunity Leadership Scan (SLOS) report that highlights four focus areas. This year the focus is Resiliency and we have a series of seminars for the year.

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