2019 Design Colloquium
AIA CES Learning Objectives
Session 1 (3 LUs)
- Understand the role of the built environment in addressing climate change issues of mitigation and adaptation.
- Learn about actions that are underway to address climate risk management and adaptation in design.
- Understand architects' responsibilities and clients' expectations in delivering projects that incorporate climate mitigation and adaptation solutions.
- Understand how climate-change solutions relate to broader issues and opportunities facing design for the future.
Session 2 (2LUs)
- Attendees will be informed about innovative tools and processes to evaluate multiple planning and urban design options for optimal results.
- Understand how these generative design processes may be applied to the Toronto waterfront new neighborhood.
- Learn how data will inform the actual use of the neighborhood, once complete, to improve traffic, moderate lighting, and schedule refuse and recycling collection.
- Understand the ethical issues that are being debated around tracking individuals’ data and privacy concerns.
Session 3 (2 LUs)
- Understanding the nature-based laws that might be guiding principles for an alternative organization structure.
- Learn the history of a firm that radically altered its organization based on biophilia principles, to address the desire of workers for more autonomy and transparency.
- Understand how self-governing units within a firm can operate successfully and be consistent with the overall firm values, goals and objectives.
- Learn what doesn’t work when moving toward a self-governing organization.