Join Perkins+Will at Events in November 2014

We are trotting the globe and sharing our thought leadership from Ireland to Chicago to London to Vancouver. Perkins+Will is leading two panel discussions at the Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention in Houston, Texas. We are presenting sessions globally on several of our favorite topics including tall wood buildings, health districts, and urban mobility. Ralph Johnson is giving the AIA Cleveland Awards Reception keynote address at the Tinkham Veale University Center he designed for Case Western Reserve University.

Saturday, November 1
Doug Williams will present “So You Want to Produce iOS Apps For Your Firm? Things to Consider… From Our Four Year Journey” at the Revit Technology Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Doug will be discussing Perkins+Will’s four year journey of developing iOS Apps.

Monday, November 3
Noah Friedman will be part of a panel “Urban Design Matters” hosted by the Toronto City Planning Division in Toronto, Ontario. Noah will be discussing the city's urban design opportunities and challenges.

Wednesday, November 5
Jack Pringle and Jones Lindgren will be speaking at the annual Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) conference in London, England. Jones and Jack will sit on a panel alongside Charles Walker of Zaha Hadid Architects and Ray Philips of SSH, exploring the importance of the built environment for the future of Iraq.

Thursday, November 6
Rebecca Holt will be presenting the results of the Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings at the US WoodWorks National Symposium in Chicago, Illinois.

Phil Fenech and Phillip O'Sullivan will present the session “Time for a ReThink - How User Comments and Complaints can improve Aquatic Design” at the PRO Aquatics Conference in Minett, Ontario.

Mary Dickinson will be part of a forum titled “Transparency Forum: Why Architects Need to Know” at the Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention in Houston, Texas. In this session, spokespersons from five Dallas architecture firms will team up to give a quick overview of the Health Product Declaration.

Friday, November 7
Mark Jolicoeur will present “The CWRU University Center—Versatile Destination and Campus Nexus Employing Integrated Technology” at the SCUP 2014 North Central Regional Conference in Toronto, Ontario. The Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) University Center design team will present the project.

Matthew Crummey will present the session “Words and Pictures – What Architects Can Learn from Comic Books” at the Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention in Houston, Texas. This interactive session will use examples from comics as well as working architectural drawings to facilitate a discussion about how we can improve our document craft.

Tuesday, November 11
Carsten Stinn will present “Biting The Bullitt: Facade Futures And Living Buildings” at the Facades + AM symposium in Seattle, Washington. In this session the Bullitt Center is used as a vehicle to explore sustainability opportunities presented by buildings and their skins.

Wednesday, November 12
David Green will be presenting the session “From Medical Corridor to Health District: Institutions Working Together” at the Louisiana Smart Growth Summit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Attendees will learn about the importance of synergies between medical institutions, hearing about the Baton Rouge Health District, efforts underway in New Orleans, and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Thursday, November 13
Gerry Tierney will be a speaker at the “Public/Private Urban Mobility Data Sharing: Evaluating Security and Privacy Solutions” workshop hosted by Agrion in San Francisco, California. This workshop will focus on the difficulties inherent in data sharing, specifically in the transportation industry.

Friday, November 14
Phil Freelon will present the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Phil will discuss how artifacts and architecture combine to embody and represent the rich and diverse African American culture.

Lynette Klein will give a lecture as part of the Hyde Lecture Series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Robert Drew will present a session titled “Tall wood buildings in Europe” during the Tall Wood Design Seminar in Edmonton, Alberta.

Monday, November 17
Joyce Drohan will give a lecture at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Vancouver, British Columbia. Joyce will discuss how cities around the globe are actively pursuing opportunities to embed urban well-being into their futures.

Wednesday, November 19
Ralph Johnson will be a panelist for Schools of the 21st Century hosted by Architectural Record in Chicago, Illinois. The Schools of the 21st Century program will feature the presentation of local K-12 schools and will examine the connection between design and optimizing the learning experience.

Friday, November 21
Ralph Johnson will be the keynote speaker at the AIA Cleveland 2014 Design Awards Reception in Cleveland, Ohio. The event is being held at one of Cleveland’s newest and exciting spaces, the Ralph Johnson-designed Tinkham Veale University Center, on the campus of Case Western Reserve University.

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