This series delivers comprehensive, high-level knowledge and strategies for assessing and selecting healthy, sustainable materials. Sessions will delve into the impact of materials on the environment and human health; the tools and data useful for assessing and prioritizing materials; and the strategies for integrating informed decision-making into projects and practice. Speakers will reveal the perspectives of project team members and other partners connected with materials and share the learnings and approaches of successful projects.
5-sessions, Thursdays, 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
20 September 2018: Why Materials Matter: Building Product Impacts
11 October 2018: Healthy People: Materials Science + Human Health
8 November 2018: Healthy Planet: Materials + Environment
6 December 2018: Just Do It: Strategies for Projects
10 January 2019: Beyond Transparency: Materials Disclosure + Practice
Center for Architecture
403 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
Price: $700 for series, non-AIA members. Discounts and fees may apply.
Visit the sponsor for this event (http://aiaportland.org/materialsmatter) for more information or to register. Click through to the sponsor for instructions. This event and its sponsor are not affiliated with Green Making (http://www.greenmaking.com/index.php). This announcement is a courtesy for our members.