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Tall Wood Symposium
Tue, 28 March 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
This event will be the best opportunity for Ontario Designers to learn about building taller wood buildings! Six storeys is only the beginning!
Key note speaker: Michael Green, Principal, AIBC, FRAIC, AIA of MGA, Vancouver, BC
Michael Green is an architect known for his research, leadership, and advocacy in promoting the use of wood in the built environment. He lectures internationally on the subject, including his 2013 TED talk on “Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers,” which has been viewed over a million times. Michael founded his architecture firm MGA and his not for profit school DBR | Design Build Research to focus on progressive architecture, research, education, and innovation. Based in Vancouver, BC, Michael and his team strive to contribute to meaningful and sustainable change in building through innovation in construction sciences and design. Michael has been honoured with North America’s most prestigious awards, including 2 RAIC Innovation Awards and 3 Governor General’s Medals (the highest awards for a Canadian architect), along with numerous North American Wood Design Awards and International Interior Design Awards. In 2014, Michael received an honourary doctorate degree from the University of Northern British Columbia.
Cancellation Policy: If you register for the event and are unable to attend, cancellations must be made a minimum of five business days before event. A $30 administration fee will be deducted from your refunded registration fee. With less than five business days notice, a refund is not possible. Registration is transferable to another individual. Please advise Tim Buhler for registration cancellations or updates at firstname.lastname@example.org