2011 Retreat Schedule

Photo: Mazria, Inc.

Featured speaker: Edward Mazria
Founder and Executive Director of Architecture 2030

Edward Mazria is an internationally-recognized architect, author, researcher, and educator with a long and distinguished career. His award-winning architecture and planning projects span over a thirty-five year period, each employing a cutting-edge environmental approach to design. He is the author of numerous published works, including the ‘bible’ of solar design, The Passive Solar Energy Book, which is currently in use worldwide.

Most recently, Mr. Mazria has reshaped the national and international dialogue on energy and climate change to incorporate building design and the ‘Building Sector’. He is the founder of Architecture 2030, an innovative and flexible research organization focused on this issue. He developed and issued The 2030 Challenge, a measured and achievable strategy to dramatically reduce global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2030. He speaks nationally and internationally on the subject of architecture, design, energy, and climate change and has taught architecture at several universities including the University of New Mexico, University of Oregon, University of Colorado-Denver, and UCLA.

His numerous awards include AIA Design Awards, AIA Design Innovation Award, American Planning Association Award, Department of Energy Awards, “Pioneer Award” from the American Solar Energy Society, first recipient of the Equinox Award, and most recently a National Conservation Achievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation and the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. He is a fellow of the Design Futures Council.

Wednesday June 15

12:20 -  5:00  Retreat Check-in at Hotel Albuquerque

6:00  Cash Bar at La Placita Dining Rooms Old Town

7:00 Dinner at La Placita

8:00 Keynote Speech, Ed Mazria, FAIA, Founder of Architecture 2030

Thursday, June 16

Breakfast on your own

8:30 Vans to Los Poblanos

9:00 Session: “Rethinking Evidence-Based Design in Education and Practice” [Ihab Elzeyadi]

9:45 Session: “Integrating Academia and Practice to Design Sustainable Affordable Housing” [Pablo La Roche]

10:30 Networking / Coffee

11:15 Session: “Meeting the Challenge of Green Design” [Daniel Williams]

12:00 Lunch at Los Poblanos (included)

1:15 Session: “SBSE Business Meeting: Retreat 2011, Journal proposal, nominations”

2:00 Networking / Coffee

2:45 Session: “Web 2 Teaching and Student Motivation” [Christine Bachman]

3:30 Session: “Integrated Design Studio” [Bruce Haglund]

4:15 Teaching Roundtable: “ES Teaching: The Next Generation” [Alison Kwok]

5:00  Vans to Hotel Albuquerque

6:00  Vans to Reception at University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning

7:00  Dinner on your own

Friday,  June 17

Breakfast on your own

8:30  Vans to Los Poblanos

9:00 Session:  “Creating Significant Learning Experiences to Deliver Course Content” [Michael McGlynn]

9:45 Session: “The Socractic Method Moderated by Modern Technology” [Richard Hayes]

10:30 Networking / Coffee

11:15 Session: “The Gap Between Science and Architecture” [Barbara Erwine]

12:00 Lunch at Los Poblanos (included)

1:15 Session: “Case Study Teaching” [Terri Boake]

2:00 Networking / Coffee

2:45 Session: “Hybrid f2f + Online Teaching for Active Learning” [Leonard Bachman]

3:30 Session:”Jeffrey Cook Charitable Trust Award: The New Higher Education Law in Ecuador” [Maria Antonieta Sanchez Del Hierro]

4:15 Session: “Testing the Ideas You Teach” [Charlie Brown]

5:00  Vans to Hotel Albuquerque

Dinner on your own

Saturday,  June 18

8:00  Van to Chaco Canyon National Historic Park | All day tour

Other tours may be offered depending on interest.  Under consideration are: Santa Fe and Bandelier National Monument; passive solar homes; Acoma Pueblo etc.

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