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The mission of the Building Performance Knowledge Community (BPKC) is to increase building performance related to occupant comfort and health, and to the function, durability, sustainability, and resilience of buildings.
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Join us on October 17th at 3pm ET for a transformative Virtual session on Resilience Design Toolkit: Building a Foundation for Sustainable and Adaptive Architecture!

  • 1.  Join us on October 17th at 3pm ET for a transformative Virtual session on Resilience Design Toolkit: Building a Foundation for Sustainable and Adaptive Architecture!

    Posted 09-27-2023 07:30 AM
    In today's dynamic architectural landscape, resilience design is paramount. This course equips architects and professionals with the knowledge and skills to create projects that are adaptable, sustainable, and resilient. Learn to identify hazards, develop strategies, and seamlessly integrate resilience principles into your designs for a holistic approach. 
     
    Meet Our Speakers: 
    Amanda S. Barton, an HKS architect and community leader, is a force in sustainable design. She specializes in coastal hospitality projects, pushing the boundaries of design. As President of AIA Miami and a member of AIA Florida's Resilience and Adaptation Committees, she's a champion for sustainability. Co-founder of HKS Resilience Studio and author of Resilience Design Toolkits, Amanda's impact is profound. 
     
    Sammy Shams, a leading Sustainable Design Professional at HKS, is a sought-after speaker renowned for expertise in sustainability, building performance, and resilience as a co-founder of HKS's Resilience Studio. As a member of the AIA Resilience & Adaptation Advisory Group, his influence on resilience
     architecture is noteworthy. 


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    Luz Toro Intl. Assoc. AIA. CPNAA
    Sr. Manager, Resilience
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington, DC
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