Biomimicry - Use the Genius of Nature in Your Design & Tour the LEED Silver Certified, Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL 61107
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Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.

This event is closed for on-line registration.  You may still attend this evening and pay $20 at the door.

Join the USGBC-Illinois Rockford/Northern IL Branch for a study of Biomimicry - The Conscious Emulation of Nature's Design and tour of the Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens. (Earn 1.5 GBCI Hours and 1.0 AIA LU|HSW|SD Hour)

This program will invite you to take a look at sustainability in nature. You will learn how your design can be influenced by studying the process, products, and performance of the living organism we call earth. Discover how nature provides us the Three "M"s - Models, Measures and Mentoring.  This evening also offers a tour of the LEED Silver Certified, Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens.

5:30 - 5:45 Registration (You must arrive and register no later than 5:45 to take tour)
5:45 PM - 6:00 Late Registration
5:45 - 6:30 PM - Networking and Tour of Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Presentation followed by Q&A

Presenter: Lindsay James, Director of Strategic Sustainability, InterfaceFLOR

Thank you to our Birch Level Sponsor:
Ringland-Johnson Construction

And Our Elm Level Sponsors:
Gary W. Anderson Architects
Northern Illinois Tile and Terrazzo
United Flooring

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