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Climate Adaptive Design Symposium - Where Building Science Meets Climate Sc...

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The Collider, Asheville, NC

1 Haywood St

Asheville, NC 28801

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Where Building Science meets Climate Science is a collaboration between The Asheville Section of American Institute of Architects (AIA Asheville), The Collider, Asheville Living Building Challenge Collaborative (Avl LBCC) and CASE Consultants International. The symposium opens on Thursday, 2 November with a free public pre conference lecture and reception from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, no ticket or registration is required. The main symposium takes place on Friday, 3 November from 08:15 am until 4:45 pm.

Thursday, 2 November

5:00 pm till 7:30 pm

On Thursday evening keynote speaker Victor Olgyay delivers a pre conference lecture “Design With Climate: a personal history”. The event takes place at The Collider and is free and open to the public and includes a reception with refreshments, including New Belgium beers and local food.

Friday, 3 November

Registration 8:15 am to 8:45 am

NOAA Climate Scientist: Impacts of a Changing Climate to the Architecture and Planning Community

Tim Owen, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information - Climate (NCEI) scientist and Executive Officer

Update on the State of Architecture and Climate Adaptive Design

Jason Smith, Partner KieranTimberlake

Reinventing Buildings: A Bold Opportunity for Mitigating Climate Change

Victor W. Olgyay, AIA Rocky Mountain Institute

Catered Lunch

Interactive Climate Tools

Jeff Hicks, FernLeaf Interactive

Tools for Architects

Ryan Welch, Associate and Researcher KieranTimberlake: Technical Discussion: TALLY Plugin - Understanding Life Cycle Assessment

Facilitated Panel Discussion

Panelists respond to audience questions

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New Belgium Sustainability Tour

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the New Belgium Brewery, Asheville. New Belgium Sustainability Specialist, Sarah Fraser, discusses the development of the New Belgium Brewery in Asheville from conception to implementation and how it reflects NBB’s corporate mission. The tour begins in the tasting room where Sarah conducts Q&A and then moves to the brewery and grounds to see how New Belgium realized its vision. Cost is $15.00 per person and space is limted. Please bring a valid ID if you want to enjoy tasting room beverages. Requires seperate registration, click HERE to register

Thank you to our sponsors:

Mitsubishi Electric three diamond logoNew Belgium Brewing bicycle
Ferguson Heating and Cooling logo


1. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Mr. Scott Shuford at shuford@caseconsultantsinternational.com

2. Are continuing education credits available for attending this symposium?

Yes, multiple professional societies approved continuing education credits.


1 AIA HSW (American Institute of Architects; Health Safety Welfare)

1 GBCI (Credits for maintaining LEED Certification)

1 LFA (Living Future Accreditation)


6 AIA HSW (American Institute of Architects; Health Safety Welfare)

6 GBCI (Credits for maintaining LEED Certification)

6 LFA (Living Future Accreditation)

Please contact Scott Shuford at shuford@caseconsultantsinternational.com to arrange for a certificate

3 What's the refund policy?

You can receive a full refund up to 7 days prior to the event.

4. Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, there is a $3.00 fee to transfer your registration.

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The Collider, Asheville, NC

1 Haywood St

Asheville, NC 28801

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