Education tracks

Education Tracks

Tracks to success

You told us what you needed to advance your practice: Focused learning from experts and peers. This year’s intensive education tracks deliver while exploring some of the hottest topics in architecture and design.

Design & Health

Americans spend more than $100 million annually on preventative health, including design-based community solutions. The decisions architects make—from building material selection to ensuring access to nature—work to positively affect the health of communities. Discover practical solutions for combating a range of health challenges from both public health and design experts. Support for this track was provided in part by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

This track includes 10 seminars and two half-day workshops.

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The big news is that affordable deep energy savings and net zero energy—even net positive—are possible in buildings of all scales and types. Find out what’s new in building science, learn about new tools and resources to measure and predict energy use, and explore concepts in clean energy and climate responsive design. Sponsored by Big Ass Solutions.

This track includes 10 seminars and one full-day workshop.

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Small Firm Practice

In today’s economy and employment market, more entrepreneurial architects and designers have ventured out on their own. What do you need to know about marketing, risk, mentoring, employee relations, social media, and professional advocacy? Bring it to the Small Firm Practice track and develop solutions in guided collaboration with peers and experienced leaders. Sponsored by Autodesk.

This track includes 9 seminars and two half-day workshops.

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