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Beyond the Building: Advocacy & Sustainability

October 10, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beyond the Building: Advocacy & Sustainability

Each individual green building is part of a larger attempt to find a truly sustainable built environment. As building professionals, we understand that a more sustainable future involves stakeholders beyond the building process. During this moderated panel, we will hear from architects and activists about the policy challenges at all levels of government, and about how the design & construction community can respond and get involved with this important work.


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If you want to learn more about how to apply your passion for sustainability outside of the project environment, this is the event for you.


  • Kristin Slavin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, PATH Architecture – Navigating policy hurdles for innovative wood structures
  • Shilpa Roshi, Renew Oregon – The past and future of Oregon’s Clean Energy Jobs legislation
  • Erica Thompson, Hennebery Eddy Architects – Expanding Portlands Energy Performance Reporting Policy for Buildings


Moderated by Ante Vulin, Skanska USA Building Inc

Presented by the Research & Advocacy Committe of the Portland Collaborative of the Cascadia Green Building Council, as part of Sustainable Building Week.


Cover image courtesy Portland Collaborative | Cascadia Green Building Council.


The Center for Architecture
403 NW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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