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Ben Dalton and Margaret Sprug to speak at Greenbuild on November 12, 2020
Date: 11-12-2020 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PST Location: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (Virtual)
10-27-2020 | Events
Principals Ben Dalton and Margaret Sprug will be on a panel discussing “Walking the Walk: Committing to Sustainable Practices” as part of the the 2020 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
Session details: In order to scale net zero energy, water, and Living Buildings, there must be a more replicable path with less risk for early investors and greater reward for those who take the plunge. Seed funding is often the most difficult to come by – so how do we get the projects off the ground before there is collateral against which to lend? The discussion brings a developer, architect, and high-performance engineer with this expertise to examine the barriers, strategies, and innovations that have helped bring some recent projects to life.
Other speakers include Angela Hansen, Design Manager, and John Kay, Project Manager, of DPR Construction.
From Ben’s perspective, the perfect building is one that takes full advantage of its natural surroundings, doing everything to maintain a person’s physical comfort, while deeply connecting them to where they are. “We are rejuvenated and inspired when we feel a connection to the natural world. Architecture should strive to deepen this connection rather than isolate…
The future has always been malleable for Margaret. After college, she packed up her Texas life to move to San Francisco, but simply wasn’t ready to turn off the highway, so she kept on driving. When she hit the Puget Sound, she knew she was home. This confidence that tomorrow can be manipulated and molded is…