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2024 Seattle Architecture & Design Summit: Mathew Albores

Date: 6-6-2024
Location: Seattle, WA

6-6-2024 | Events

Shaping Tomorrow’s Spaces: New Workspaces, Sustainability, AI Integration, Conversions, and Green Buildings

On June 6th, 2024, the Seattle Architecture Design Summit convened to explore the future of architectural design and construction. The event featured thought leaders discussing innovation, sustainability, and technological advancements in the industry.

Principal Mathew Albores spoke on a the panel Sustainability by Design: Crafting a Brighter Future. The panel covered key topics such as green buildings, health and wellness, embodied carbon, and energy and building codes.

Key Takeaways

  • Gain insights into how Seattle’s top architects are rethinking their development and design strategies with a focus on innovation, originality and creativity.
  • Understand how designers integrate sustainability into their projects to align with evolving environmental requirements.
  • Seattle’s commercial energy code dictates the energy usage for new non-residential and taller multifamily buildings (four or more stories) and applies during major renovations or replacements of space and water heating systems. Stay updated on changes in building codes and regulations related to sustainability and how architects adapt to them.
  • Identify the primary challenges faced by architectural professionals in staying innovative and creative in today’s environment.
  • Explore how architects adapt to changing technologies in their design and construction processes.
  • Discover what architects are doing to prioritize health and wellness through design.
  • Explore how architects collaborate with developers and construction professionals to meet evolving tenant needs.

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Mathew Albores

AIA, Principal

Mat has always been deeply shaped by his environment. With a father who worked at the U.S. State Department, Mat’s family routinely moved from country to country while he was growing up, exposing him to a variety of new places. Mat’s bedroom in each of these countries became his creative outlet. “I spent a lot of…

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