THE NEXT GENERATION
Science School at the UI McCall Field Campus, ID
June 15—Sunday, June 17, 2012
Integrated Design Lab,
June 15 and Monday, June 18, 2012
February 1, 2012, 5:00 pm PST
E-mail your proposal to:
The 2012 Summer
Retreat will lay foundations for the annual Campus Triathlon
across the country are seeking ways to reduce their energy use
and carbon footprint. Since the heating, cooling, lighting,
and plug loads for campus
buildings comprise a significant portion of energy use and
carbon emissions, designing net-zero buildings is key to
reaching these ambitious goals.
Campus Triathlon Competition will challenge teams of
architecture students in collaboration with affiliated
departments and stakeholders on their home campuses to use
integrated design to explore and develop innovative reductions
in energy use and carbon footprints.
will present exemplary interventions among three scales: a
single classroom space, a building, or the entire campus.
Winning submissions will be selected as models of excellence for
use by other campus communities and to engage the future
generation of design professionals in action-oriented
The summer retreat will
prepare potential participants in the first-year piloting of
the competition; to test and refine competition logistics,
competition criteria, and evaluation techniques, and
ultimately to expand participation and to disseminate the
products and findings of those submissions nationwide.
The retreat schedule
includes half-day information sessions and half-day workshop
sessions on topics that will support preparation of
Help shape the 2012 retreat content. Proposals for
presentations in any of the five session themes are invited.
You may also propose a presentation, workshop, or activity
that doesn't fit neatly into one of the sessions...we have
some time reserved for the unexpected.
for Info Sessions & Workshops
Team Assembly and Management
Tested techniques for bringing diverse skills and
viewpoints into the design process; promising theories;
Use of Social Media and Web Links
of blogging, twittering, Facebooking, and other Web2.0
tools to improve design outcomes or participation
Interventions at the Space Scale
from academia and practice of interdisciplinary efforts
to improve a single space type (classroom, dorm room,
Interventions at the Building Scale
from academia and practice of interdisciplinary efforts to improve a building type
(multi-use, dorm, recreation center, classroom building…)
Interventions at the Campus Scale
from academia and practice of interdisciplinary efforts to improve a campus
(buildings, transportation, recycling, …)
Limit your proposal to one page. All sessions will be seventy-five minutes in
length. Wi-fi, digital
projector, overhead projector, and a flip chart will be available and we'll supply the computer.
Bring your presentation on a CD and/or a thumb drive. You must supply
any other materials needed.
Proposals must include:
Name(s) of session organizer/presenter
information (institution, email, telephone, url)
addressed by your proposal
of your presentation, workshop, demonstration, or hands-on
objectives, specific issues addressed, questions raised, and/or
outcomes and deliverables
Proposals with “Subject: SBSE Retreat Proposal” should be submitted via e-mail by
Monday, February 1, 2012, 5:00 pm PST
Weis, Ball State University,
Notification of Acceptance: Monday, March 1, 2012
Accepted presenters must then register for the retreat by
Monday, March 15, 2012, 5:00 pm
PDT to ensure a place at the retreat. Remember that you must
make your own travel and Boise lodging arrangements. See Getting
There and Where
to Stay. Book early!
A second draft retreat schedule will be posted to the SBSE listserve and retreat
web site around March 8, 2012.
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