Transformative Visions for Resilience

  • Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Chicago History Museum, McCormick Theatre, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago
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  • (Includes 2 complimentary registrations.)

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Join USGBC-Illinois and AIA Chicago for a joint conference on design innovation at a variety of scales, presenting projects that create smarter buildings, healthier neighborhoods and more resilient cities, in Chicago and elsewhere.

This program will present work by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, PORT Urbanism, Rafael Vinoly Architects, Studio Gang, SOM Chicago, and planners from Chicago Consultants Studio.

Matthew Messner, Midwest Editor of The Architect’s Newspaper, will moderate the conference comprised of two programs with project presentations and panel discussions. John Zukowsky, author and former Curator of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago, will deliver introductory remarks.

Panelists include: 

Juan Betancur, AIA, Design Director, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Andrew Moddrell, AIA, Partner, PORT Urbanism
Chan-li Lin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Partner, Rafael Vinoly Architects
Claire Halpin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Senior Project Leader, Studio Gang Sergio Sadaba Zorilla, PE, LEED AP, Senior Mechanical Engineer, SOM Chicago Tim Brangle, President, The Chicago Consultants Studio

Two panel programs will highlight projects of varying scale and context, each with defining characteristics drawn from a range of holistic strategies, and each an example of Transformative Visions for Smarter Buildings, Strengthened Neighborhoods and Resilient Cities.

Continuing Education:
3 GBCI hours and 3 AIA LU/HSW (pending approval)


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Registration & Networking
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Opening Remarks
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Panel #1
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Panel #2
5:00 PM Adjourn

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Contact Joan Martin at 312-245-8300 x5
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