Eco To Go 2004

Friday, September 17, 2004

SFIA

1366 Mission Street

San Francisco

Two new workshops on the basics and the latest developments in Green Building, Sustainable Planning, and Ecological Design. Expert instruction and take-home reference materials.

Students: 1 SFIA academic unit per workshop.
Architects: 3 AIA CES units per workshop.

Workshop 1

Eco Materials & Methods

Friday, September 17, 2004

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Everything you wanted to know about building with:

Earth Materials                                                                                                                                                                                Green Roofs Straw Bale
Bamboo

Recycled Materials
Double Skin Facade Systems

Hybrid materials: Rastra, Structurally-Engineered Foam Panels, Options in Insulation

Comparisons, design issues, costs, and building codes

Workshop 2:

Energy & Environment

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 17, 2004.

The multiple benefits of economic building and healthy environments with:

Passive and Active Solar • Solar Cooling • Photovoltaics
• Natural Lighting • Energy-Saving Everything
• Avoiding Toxic Air and Materials
• Harvesting Wind and Rain
• Recycling and Bioremediation
Facts, figures, formulas, economies, retrofits.

All workshops presented by Fred A. Stitt, Architect; Director, San Francisco Institute of Architecture; creator of The Ecological Design Handbook, published by McGraw-Hill, the forthcoming encyclopedic book, Eco Wave: New Architectural Standards of Ecological Design & Construction, and many others.

This is the most condensed and informative set of eco design workshops you’ll find anywhere. Completely objective, no commercial interests, no ideology, no bias — just the facts.