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 is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He founded MGA to focus on progressive architecture, research, education and innovation. His work is diverse in scale, building types and locations. With projects around the world and a team of 25 designers, Michael is vested in helping build healthier communities through architecture, interiors, landscape, and urban design. His work includes private residences, retail and restaurants, airports, academic, cultural, commercial and institutional buildings. Michael's hands on approach includes several public art installations and at times the direct construction of components within his projects. Michael's and MGA’s awards include a 2014 Governor General Award, IIDA Project of the Year, and several AIBC, Lieutenant-Governor, and North American Wood Design Awards. Michael is particularly known for his research, leadership and advocacy in promoting the use of wood in the built environment. Watch Michael's 2013 TED talk to learn more.