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Wednesday, September 12 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
East Coast/West Coast, Small/Large - Two Schools Meeting LBC's Red List
Track: Creating Healthy Buildings
Like many schools across the nation, Sonoma Academy, a west coast, rural high school, and the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh, an east coast, urban, K-8 school are rethinking educational design. By pushing for material transparency, these two projects are turning their learning facilities into healthy havens and proving that the LBC Material’s Red List is achievable across a variety of building types and scales.

This session will examine Sonoma Academy’s new Janet Durgin Guild & Commons building - a 2-story, 19,500-sf hybrid maker space, cooking lab, and learning center, located in Santa Rosa, and explore the Waldorf School of Pittsburgh 8th Grade Classroom building, a 1,000-sf modular learning space located near downtown Pittsburgh. Design teams from both projects will discuss how they overcame hurdles to meet LBC Red List, and illustrate how their projects pushed for transparency, energy-efficient products and systems, and avoided harmful chemicals. They’ll lead a dynamic discussion about the future of building materials, focusing on where the A+D industry should head in terms of local and sustainable products.

Speakers
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Patricia Culley

Senior Associate, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Patricia Culley is a Senior Associate with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, an award-winning national architecture firm. Patricia's approach to architecture centers on the balance between thoughtful design and environmental consciousness. A leader in the firm for sustainability, her extensive... Read More →
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Chris Klehm

Vice President of Sustainability - Director of Business Development, JENDOCO Construction Corporation
With over 30 years of experience in green building, consulting, and construction, Chris has developed a national reputation as a thought leader, trusted consultant, and expert teacher of sustainable building techniques. He has contributed to over 80 LEED projects, and over 44 million... Read More →
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Courtney Lorenz

Sustainability Manager, LEED AP, BD+C, XL Construction
Courtney Lorenz, LEED AP, BD+C, Sustainability Manager at XL Construction — She’s responsible for high performance goal setting through construction and post occupancy phases and responsible for the green story box. She’s a recipient of Sustainable North Carolina’s Sustainability... Read More →
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Pauline Souza

Partner, Director of Sustainability, WRNS Studio
Pauline Souza, AIA, LEED Fellow, LBC Hero, USGBC Green Schools National CoChair, Greenest Apple, Green Schools Advocate, WRNS Studio Partner and Director of Sustainability, empowers stakeholders to adopt forward-thinking environmental and social practices. She’s led award-winning... Read More →


Wednesday September 12, 2018 10:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Room 327 David L. Lawrence Convention Center