Catch us at the WEST COAST NATURAL BUILDING CONFERENCE April 22-24!

Designing Carbon Neutral Cities Symposium

April 12 – April 13, 2022

Strawtegi is proud to be a sponsor of the Designing Carbon Neutral Cities Symposium, two half-day virtual symposium inspiring innovative design solutions for a carbon-neutral future. The second day includes an on-site tour of the Arch Nexus office remodel project which is slated for certification as the first Living Building Challenge commercial facility in Utah.

Agenda

Tuesday April 12          

  • 8:30 AM Richard Pinyon, Soren Simonsen – AIA, Urban Design Utah Committee
  • 8:40 AM Chris Magwood – Builders for Climate Action & Endeavour Center, Achieving Real Zero Carbon Building
  • 9:50 AM 10 min  Break
  • 10:00 AM  Ajla Aksamija – University of Utah Chair, School of Architecture, Decarbonizing the Built Environment Through Regenerative Design: Achieving Net-Zero Energy in Existing Buildings
  • 11:00 AM Victoria Herrero, Ambient Energy
  • 11:45 AM Matthew Mead –  Hempitecture, Hemp Insulation: A Carbon Negative Alternative
  • 12:30 PM   Richard Pinyon, Soren Simonsen – AIA, Urban Design Utah Committee
  • 12:32 PM END

Wednesday April 13  

  • 8:30 AM Richard Pinyon, Soren Simonsen – AIA, Urban Design Utah Committee
  • 8:40 AM Brad Benke – Carbon Leadership Forum, Architecture’s Carbon Problem, and the AIA-CLF Embodied Carbon Toolkit for Architects
  • 9:50 AM 10 min  Break
  • 10:00 AM  Darren McAvoy – Utah State University Forestry Extension, Biochar in Utah
  • 11:00 AM Kevin Emerson – Utah Clean Energies, Building Decarbonization in Utah
  • 11:45 AM Pamela Yonkin – HDR, Sustainability Planning for Transportation Agencies
  • 12:30 PM   Richard Pinyon, Soren Simonsen – AIA, Urban Design Utah Committee
  • 12:32 PM END
  • 1:30 PM TOUR   Kenner Kingston – Arch Nexus Living Building Challenge

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