LIVE WEBCAST: Join Ford and the AIANY’s ‘Design With a Purpose’ Webcast and Talk To Leading Architects & Auto Designers!

October 2, 2013 by  
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Inhabitat has joined forces with the American Institute of Architects New York  (AIANY) and Ford Motor Company to bring to you a panel discussion and live, interactive webcast focused on resilient design. This sure-to-be-provocative discussion will bring together builders from across NYC with a prominent automative designer and the head of AIANY who will talk about how we can create resilient designs that are sensitive to environment, beautiful, functional, and able to stand the test of time. The Design With a Purpose panel will include Erik Churchill, project manager at  SHoP Construction ; Steven Colletta, Vie President of  Sciame Construction Company ; Ford’s group vice president of design  J Mays ; and moderator  Rick Bell , the executive director of the  AIANY . We’ll be  live streaming  this discussion  right here  on  October 3rd at 12:30PM EST , so bookmark this page! You can join in on this discussion by submitting your questions to us in advance in the comments below, or simply tweet at us during the live panel at  @Ford  and  @Inhabitat  using the hashtag  #FordArchitecture ! We’ll be sending  Inhabitat t-shirts  to selected question submitters! Read the rest of LIVE WEBCAST: Join Ford and the AIANY’s ‘Design With a Purpose’ Webcast and Talk To Leading Architects & Auto Designers! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AIANY , American Institute of Architects New York , architecture and automotive , architecture panels , architecture webcast , automotive design , Car Design , design events , design panels , design with a purpose , Design With a Purpose: Built Tough , Erik Churchill , ford , ford f series , ford live , ford motor company , ford motors , ford webcast , Frank J. Sciame Jr. , J Mays , new york architecture , ny architects , ny architecture , nyc architecture , resilient design , Rick Bell FAIA , Sciame Construction Company , shop architects , shop construction        

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LIVE WEBCAST: Join Us for ‘Design With a Purpose: Built Tough’ Panel Discussion and Talk to Leading Architects & Automotive Designers

September 23, 2013 by  
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In celebration of Archtober happening next month in NYC, the Ford Motor Company and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) chapter are teaming up to bring us a brand new live panel discussion focused on design that stands the test of time. ’ Design With a Purpose: Built Tough ‘ is the third in Ford’s illuminating webcast series  which has hosted talks between several of today’s leading architects and automotive designers. This month’s webcast will feature high-profile architects and builders from across New York, including Erik Churchill, project manager at SHoP Construction ; Frank J. Sciame Jr., Hon. AIANY Chapter and CEO/chairman of Sciame Construction Company ; Ford’s group vice president of design and chief creative officer  J Mays ; and moderator Rick Bell, FAIA, the executive director of the AIANY . This distinguished panel will discuss how designers can create strong, functional buildings that blend into their environment, yet are resilient enough to endure the passage of time, much like New York City ‘s famous skyscrapers. We’ll be  live streaming  this discussion on  Inhabitat.com  on October 3rd , so mark your calendars! You can also join in on this discussion by submitting your questions in advance for the speakers below in the comments, or during the live panel by tweeting questions to @Ford and @Inhabitat with the hashtag #FordArchitecture ! We’ll be sending  Inhabitat t-shirts  to selected question submitters! WHEN: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST Read the rest of LIVE WEBCAST: Join Us for ‘Design With a Purpose: Built Tough’ Panel Discussion and Talk to Leading Architects & Automotive Designers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AIANY , American Institute of Architects New York , architecture and automotive , architecture panels , architecture webcast , automotive design , Car Design , design events , design panels , design with a purpose , Design With a Purpose: Built Tough , Erik Churchill , ford , ford f series , ford live , ford motor company , ford motors , ford webcast , Frank J. Sciame Jr. , J Mays , new york architecture , ny architects , ny architecture , nyc architecture , Rick Bell FAIA , Sciame Construction Company , shop architects , shop construction        

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INTERVIEW: Freeman Thomas, Director of Strategic Design at Ford Motor Company

April 11, 2013 by  
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In just a few hours we’ll be kicking off Design with a Conscience , a live webcast panel discussion where visionary California architects and automotive designers will be talking about the intersection of car and building design and how conscious design can spur innovation. This year’s event will feature notable architects such as Allison Willams, Anne Fougeron, and Ann Hand, and will be moderated by  Ford Motor Company ‘s Director of Strategic Design, Freeman Thomas . Mr. Thomas, a pioneer in automotive design, has designed everything from the New Beetle to the Audi TT , and he’s been steering Ford’s Strategic Design department since 2005. In anticipation of this afternoon’s webcast conference , we’ve asked Mr. Thomas to answer few questions for us about the future of car design, as well as some of the things that inspire his work. Read on to hear what he has to say, and don’t forget to tune into our live webcast happening at  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. pst (3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. est) TODAY !   Read the rest of INTERVIEW: Freeman Thomas, Director of Strategic Design at Ford Motor Company Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aia conferences , aia discussions , aia panels , AIA san francisco , American Institute for Architects (AIA) San Francisco , architecture conference , architecture panel , architecture webcast , automotive panel , design conference , design panel , design webcast , design with a conscience , eco design , ford , ford motor company , Ford Strategic Concept Group , Freeman Thomas , Green Design Events , live webcast , strategic design ford , strategic design ford motors , sustainable design , webcast        

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Westpol’s Sunken Observation Deck Brings Visitors Chest-Deep in an Austrian Pond Without Getting Wet

April 11, 2013 by  
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Speaking Green to A&D: How Manufacturers Can Use Eco-Labels to Position Their Products

November 28, 2012 by  
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In this one-hour webcast, three industry experts will discuss which product claims, certifications, labels and declarations are most valuable and how A&D evaluates manufacturer claims of sustainable product attributes.

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Building Sustainable Infrastructure: The New Tools

November 19, 2012 by  
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Join a free, one-hour webcast to learn more about how cities, states, and other entities are embedding sustainability into their infrastructure projects, and the tools and resources they use.

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How to Design a Data-Driven Sustainability Program

May 2, 2012 by  
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In this free one-hour webcast,  Kristen Sagan , Sustainability Manager at Columbia Sportswear — a leading innovator in outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment— will show how her company is driving meaningful sustainability programs across its organization and retail outlets with the help of automated solutions.  Michael Jordan , Executive Vice President Sustainability Strategy at Jones Lang LaSalle and an author of peer-reviewed journal articles and a book on corporate sustainability design, will share best practices on facilitating stakeholder engagement to identify measurable critical requirements. Lara Greden,  Senior Principal, Energy & Sustainability Business Strategy, CA Technologies will participate in the roundtable Q&A at the conclusion of the webcast to help share industry wide views of data-driven sustainability programs.

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