| Aug 13, 2010 |
Architectural Record's green building conference returns
Boh staff
By Staff

Architectural Record magazine and GreenSource are bringing together architects, engineers, construction professionals, and sustainability experts to discuss the future green building innovations.

Architectural Record's publisher, Laura Viscusi, and deputy editor, Charles Linn will host and kick off the 2-day program, followed by keynote speaker David Owen, writer for The New Yorker and author of Green Metropolis, who will explore reasons why Manhattan may be the most ecologically amiable city in the U.S. Owen will also explain how residents of compact urban centers individually consume less oil, electricity and water; discard less trash; and spend less time in cars.

Stefan Behnisch of Behnisch Architekten will also present a keynote address, "Content Driven Approaches to an Innovative Architecture," drawing from his experience creating aesthetically pleasing, ecologically responsible architecture around the world.

Other speakers include: Thomas Auer, Managing Director and Partner, Transsolar; William Baker, Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; James Barrett, National Director, Virtual Design and Lean Building, Turner Construction Co.; M. Rosa Cervera, Co-Principal, International Workshop on Bionic and Architecture; Robert Forest, Partner, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Roger Frechette II, President, PositivEnergy Practice; Mo H. Haidar, BIM Manager, Senior Associate, Lee, Burkhart, Liu, Inc.; Bruce Kuwabara, Founding Partner, Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects; Javier Pioz, Co-Principal, International Workshop on Bionic and Architecture; Oliver Schaper, Senior Associate, Senior Sustainability Strategist, Gensler; Rives Taylor, Principal, Director of Sustainable Design, Gensler; and James von Klemperer, Design Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC.

The program is part of the magazines' 8th annual Innovation 2010 Conference heldin New York City on October 6-7.

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