Transforming Residential Practice: The Possibilities of Innovative Residential Practice

Presented by: Kailin Gregga, AIA, LEED AP+BDC; Kevin Kudo-King AIA, LEED AP, Principal/Owner, Olson Kundig; Geoff Piper, Partner, Fivedot Architects; Sarah Smith, Executive Director, Sawhorse Revolution

AIA/CES (HSW) Learning Units: 1.5 Hours

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This rapid-fire course features three architects highlighting innovative residential practices and the director of a non-profit organization that teaches teens design and carpentry through community-based projects.

Kailin Gregga, AIA, LEED AP+BDC from Best Practice Architecture, shows us how to incorporate sustainable strategies in DADU’s and small residential projects with an amusing comparison to avocado toast.

Kevin Kudo-King, AIA, LEED AP of Olson Kundig, explains how a stunning “Treehouse” in Costa Rica responds to the local climate, reduces energy consumption and sequesters carbon dioxide.

Geoff Piper of Fivedot Architects, makes a compelling case for increasing housing density and equity by adding more DADU’s throughout the Seattle region.

Sarah Smith, Executive Director of Sawhorse Revolution, presents a case study of the design and construction of a community library that taught young women and youths of color how to transform themselves and their communities through a hands-on project.

The rapid-fire presentations are followed by an insightful discussion with audience members.

Course Prices: $35 AIA members, $45 non-members (or purchase the 4-part series and save more than 20%)

(This continuing education course is licensed for viewing to a single individual. For discounted group viewing rates, please email Melissa@aecKnowledge.com or call 415.755.3058.)

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