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Size Matters: Advancing Small-Scale, Sustainable Development

John Gilderbloom

  • Professor of Planning, Public Administration, Urban Affairs and Public Health, University of Louisville

Join us for a half-day seminar featuring expert panels, case studies, and keynote speaker John Gilderbloom, followed by a networking mixer.

This gathering will provide students and professionals with a holistic perspective on sustainable housing, as industry experts and scholars highlight the benefits, design components, and future direction of highly efficient small-scale development.

Speakers will explore the relationships among buildings and climate change, affordability and sustainability, and the processes required to develop on a small-scale.

Moderators:
Mark Stapp: Executive Director Master of Real Estate Development Program W.P. Carey School of Business Arizona State University
Jason Schupbach: Director Design School at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Arizona State University

Panelists:
Astrid Caldas: senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists
Austin Trautman: self-described "micro-geek" and founder of Vali Homes, a license development company and sustainability consultancy
Matthew Salenger: artist, architect, and co-founder of coLAB studio, which brings together a wide variety of professionals in a cooperative work environment
Brittany Shulman: finance for True North Studio

Lunch will be served.

Parking at the Graduate Hotel is free for event attendees. Simply text the number written on the Air Garage signs in the parking lot.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.