June Design Lecture 2019

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Presented by Healthcare Committee

An overview of Design Anthropology and it's applicability to architectural design will be presented. Architecture creates environments for people. It supports or hinders the health and welfare of the people that interact with it along with the functions of people taking place in it. This session looks at Design Anthropology and an effective approach to help to identify ways to optimize the built environment to support these aspects.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture
1.0 LU

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Speaker: Alex Annarino

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Alex is an ethnographer at Fuse by Cardinal Health. Working with a cross-functional team of UX designers, innovation strategists and engineers, she drives generative research planning, approach and analysis across a range of product management, design and innovation projects. Alex views research work as a true craft; translating, synthesizing, communicating and presenting research findings for design solutions that meet specific customer needs. Using strong critical thinking and qualitative analysis/synthesis skills, her ability to communicate and translate research findings ensures valuable insights for the end user experience.

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May Design Lecture 2019

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Global Challenges to Sustainable Housing: A Case Study from Nigeria, West Africa

The African continent is getting hotter, drier and more populous. It is the most vulnerable continent to the effects of global warming, and also the least prepared to deal with it. In addition to the political, social and economic challenges, the continent also faces a housing crisis: the housing deficit is upwards of 50 million units and is rising exponentially. Nigeria leads the pack with a staggering housing deficit of 17 million units. In attempting to address these and other environmental issues, CDS designed and built a modular, affordable green housing prototype that is self-cooling, solar-powered and water sufficient. This presentation takes a deep dive into the journey that resulted in the first “Eco-Village” in Nigeria.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture
1.0 LU|HSW 

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Speaker: Chinwe Ohajuruka

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Chinwe Ohajuruka is an Architect, Project Manager & Sustainability Consultant with more than 29 years’ experience in a variety of international settings. She has been involved with several projects for collegiate, commercial, residential, institutional and industrial clients. Having designed and managed building projects in Nigeria, the United States, the UK, Jamaica, the Gambia & Zambia, Chinwe has a diverse background that complements the international settings she has lived and worked in.

She has been a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) since 2008. Subsequently, she worked on several green projects in leadership positions such as LEED Project Administrator, LEED Project Manager & LEED Consultant. In 2014, Chinwe became a LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND) AP. She is also a Green Star (South Africa) and BREEAM (UK) Accredited Professional.

She has been a facilitator for Green Building & Sustainable Design Seminars regularly held in Nigeria where sustainability, climate change mitigation and adaptation are rapidly emerging fields influencing the Nigerian built environment. Chinwe was also on the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees of the Green Building Council, Nigeria (GBCN) from 2011 till 2016.

She obtained her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Architecture in, Nigeria, and a Master of Architecture Degree from the United Kingdom.

She currently spends her time between USA and Nigeria, working on sustainable housing for Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. She has received awards for her work on affordable green housing. In addition to being passionate about environmental sustainability, Chinwe is focused on addressing global issues of equity and social justice and their implications for and on the built environment.

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March Design Lecture 2019

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Columbus is expected to gain one million residents by 2050. Meanwhile, concerns with climate change require that this development is sustainable, efficient, and contributes to the built environment.

Since 2007, the Knowlton Housing Studio has addressed this challenge. While meeting the NAAB accreditation requirement for a comprehensive studio, the Knowlton Housing Studio marshals the skills with which architects negotiate markets and offer alternatives to existing conditions.

The studio develops a students ability to produce a complete architectural project from schematic design through the detailed development of programmatic spaces, building assemblies, structural and environmental systems, and sustainability and life-safety provisions. To this end, the studio is coordinated with concurrent courses in construction, structures, and mechanical systems and the studio instructors are joined by a developer and three practitioners with Columbus housing expertise.

The studio program is housing with additional amenities in Columbus, Ohio. Each year, different site and building typologies are addressed, e.g.: downtown slab, suburban mat, and park highrise. The number of units, their type, and the nature of the additional program are determined by the collective efforts of the studio. The studio schedule has three phases: research defines project parameters and precedents; schematics generates building proposals; and development produces drawings and models that address comprehensive design criteria. More importantly, these student projects offer insights into how Columbus might creatively embrace its impending growth.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
1.0 LU|HSW
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

 

The Center for Architecture and Design
50 West Town Street, Suite 110
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Speaker: Michael Cadwell, FAIA

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Michael Cadwell is the Walter H. Kidd Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture. He received his BA in English Literature with Honors from Williams College and his master of architecture from Yale University. Before coming to Ohio State, Cadwell taught at the Parsons School of Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Williams College.  He also practiced in the offices of Turner Brooks and Cesar Pelli.  Before serving as Director of the School, Cadwell was Architecture Section Head (1997-2004). In 2015, Cadwell was elected to The College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects for his notable contributions “to the advancement of the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice.”

Cadwell designed and built a series of small wood buildings on remote New England sites and public sculpture parks, which were collected as Pamphlet Architecture 17 by Princeton Architectural Press and published extensively in architectural journals. Cadwell's small buildings received design awards from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the New York Architectural League and he has been a fellow at the Woodstock Arts Colony, the McDowell Arts Colony, and the American Academy in Rome. Cadwell also practices with Jane Murphy, focusing on residential commissions that have won two AIA awards.

In teaching and practice, Cadwell explores construction as a transformative cultural act. Cadwell's book Strange Details (MIT Press) articulates this interest through essays on canonic works of 20th century architecture. More recently, his writing on contemporary architecture has appeared in HunchHarvard Design MagazineLog, and Domus.

April Design Lecture 2019

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ResilientSEE, an initiative of AREA Research, provides a multidisciplinary and collaborative platform for community resilient planning and design. Focused on integrated systems thinking to solve global challenges, the trademarked ResilientSEE brand was developed to reflect a scalable, replicable approach, using a resilience planning multi-lens framework: social, environmental, economic. ResilientSEE-Puerto Rico was established after hurricane Maria as an alliance committed to designing and rebuilding a resilient, sustainable Puerto Rico. ResilientSEE-PR is currently involved in three transformative projects: Toa Baja Municipality and Ingenio Community resilience planning; PR Keep Safe: Resilient Housing Guide; and Resilient Community Hubs Checklist (100RC/Mercy/Enterprise).

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
1.0 LU|HSW
5 p.m. | Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20 | Non-Member Guests

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Speaker: Yanel de Angel, AIA

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Yanel de Angel, an architect at Perkins+Will’s Boston office, is a member of the firm’s Diversity Council and a founding member of the Project Delivery Board whose mission is to strategize about complex project processes and nimbleness in delivery of services. A well-rounded architect and manager, Yanel is known for her ability to holistically view issues and opportunities during critical decision points, provide insight, and manage complex stakeholders structures. While at Perkins+Will, she has co-developed the Higher Education Residential and Student Life Practice in the Northeast region.

Yanel recently led the formation of ResilientSEE-PR, an initiative to provide long-term relief to communities in Puerto Rico through resilient design and planning. Yanel serves as a key influencer of the Resiliency and Energy Labs at Perkins+Will. She co-chairs the BSA Woman in Design (WiD) Excellence Awards committee, the WiD Mid-Career Mentorship committee and is a CREW member, regularly participating in the Housing committee.

She obtained her undergraduate degree at the School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, before attending Syracuse University for a Master of Architecture degree followed by a Master of Design in History and Theory of Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Yanel was an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University, Florence Program, and has taught at Maryland Institute College of Arts, Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Northeastern University. She lectures regularly at schools of architecture and high schools.

February Design Lecture 2019

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Want to know about the latest technological advances design and construction?

AIA Columbus TAP Committee invites you to explore products and services by local leaders in audio visuals, lighting, 3D scanning and systems simulations ahead of the Design Lecture February 19. Bluewater, Integrated Building Systems, IMAGINiT, Turner Construction, and KLH Engineers will be joining us at the Technology Mixer & Reception.

Enjoy a beverage while watching demonstrations of recent innovations. See first hand how these advancements could directly benefit your work. Stay after the Mixer for an in-depth presentation of 3D scanning of the built environment presented by IMAGINiT and Integrated Building Systems.

Lecture:

Have you ever field measured a project only to realize that you missed a critical dimension or the object was just out of a photograph? Do you have projects with little or no existing documentation? Those scenarios lead to additional field visits due to missing or inaccurate information. What if you could take 360 panoramic photographs and measure from them back at the office? What if you could reference those photographs into AutoCAD or Revit, have them show in 3D, and be accurate to 1/8"? Within the AECO industry, the benefits of 3D laser scanning are being realized.

Speaker: Greg Hale, CTO of HaleTiP

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Greg Hale, CTO and Co-Founder of Hale TiP, has worked in the AECO industry for the last 18 years with a background in construction management, structural engineering, BIM management  and consulting. He specializes in Autodesk Revit and Navisworks, 3D HD laser scanning, and mobile technology and provides training, implementation strategies, product optimization, and best practice solutions. Greg is a certified professional in Revit Architecture and has spoken at many professional events. He works as an adjunct professor at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.  In addition, Greg is founder of the WNY AEC Technology Group and has been a member of multiple NCS and NBIMS task teams.  In his free time Greg coaches his daughter's soccer team and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. He has traveled to Haiti a number of times to provide engineering consultation and design services to the Haiti Providence University in Balan.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
1.0 LU|HSW
5 p.m. | Mixer & Reception
6 p.m. | Lecture

Free | AIA Members, Affiliates, and Students
$20  | Non-Member Guests

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