Events
  • Energy Accounts 2014

  • Energy Accounts: Registration
  • Registration for the event is $25 for professionals; faculty and students must register, but admission is free (contact your school or department to receive the code). The online registration site is: www.eebhub.org/events/eeb-hub-events/registration-options-for-energy-account-designing-the-future-symposium

  • Energy Accounts: Schedule
  • Keynote Lecture: Thursday, January 23, 2014, Meyerson B-1 Laura Baird Energy Narratives OMA/AMO, Rotterdam, NL 6:00 PM Symposium: Friday, January 24, 2014, Meyerson Lower Gallery Welcome Marilyn Jordan Taylor University of Pennsylvania 9:00 AM Winka Dubbeldam University of Pennsylvania Discussion 1.Accounting for Energy 9:30 AM David Nye Implementing a New Domestic Energy Regime: The Electrified [...]

  • Energy Accounts: Participant Biographies
  • Laura Baird joined OMA in 2007, and has since worked on a number of different building projects including Riga Port City, Latvia, Waterfront City, Dubai UAE, The Headquarters for the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China, Qatar Education City Central Library and Qatar Foundation Headquarters Buildings, and RAK City in the Desert, UAE. More recently, Laura led [...]

  • The Influence of Climate and Region 2013

  • Videos: Influence of Climate and Region: 2013
  • The Symposium was divided into three  sessions, one on the concepts of Regionalism and two on Climate and Region. Each of the three sessions featured three speakers and a respondent. Video recordings of individual lectures can be found at the addresses listed with each talk, and the whole symposium is available at: http://vimeo.com/album/2248364    

  • Participants
  • Moderators Dan Willis Pennsylvania State University William W. Braham University of Pennsylvania Ali Malkawi University of Pennsylvania Contributors Keith Eggener University of Missouri Mark Alan Hughes University of Pennsylvania Dan Hoffman Studio MA, Phoenix, AZ Hadas Steiner University of Buffalo Rania Ghosn University of Michigan Mason White Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada Iñaki Abalos Abalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos, [...]

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  • Schedule
  • Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th St. School of Design, University of Pennsylvania 1:00 PM Session 1: Regionalism Dan Willis, moderator Pennsylvania State University Keith Eggener University of Missouri Hadas Steiner University of Buffalo Mark Alan Hughes University of Pennsylvania Daniel Barber, respondent University of Pennsylvania Discussion Break 3:15 PM Session 2: Climate and [...]

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  • Performance and Style 2012 Publications

  • Architecture and Energy
  • Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style (pre-order from Routledge, May, 2013) This volume includes refinements of the presentations made at that event and some additional essays solicited to address other aspects of the topic. Style is something of a forbidden term among contemporary designers, and this collection is meant to provoke a reconsideration of the [...]

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  • Architecture and Energy 2012 – Videos
  •   The Symposium was divided into three themed sessions: Systems, Style, and Performance. Each of the three sessions featured four speakers and concluded with a moderated segment for questions, answers, and expansions on the presentations. Video recordings of individual lectures can be found at the addresses listed with each talk, and the whole symposium is available [...]

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  • Live Streaming
  • The 2012 Architecture and Energy event Performance and Style was streamed live through the TC Chan Center. It may also be seen on archive.

  • Sponsors

  • IGEL Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership
  • IGEL Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership The Wharton-led, Penn-wide Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research, transformative teaching and constructive dialogue between top alumni, academic, corporate, government, and non-government organizations. IGEL is a hub for business and sustainability, connecting and leveraging academic capital at Penn to help business leaders of [...]

  • EEB HUB
  • Energy-Efficient Building HUB, a U.S. DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Penn State University. Located at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, the goals of the EEB Hub are to improve energy efficiency and operability and reduce carbon emissions of new and existing buildings, and to stimulate private investment and quality job creation in the Greater Philadelphia region, [...]

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  • TC Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies
  • TC Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies Our goal is to connect the academic and professional worlds of sustainability research. The mission of the T. C. Chan Center is to develop new knowledge, tools, processes, techniques and continuing education for professionals involved in building energy and technology. The goal is to create healthier, [...]

  • About

  • About
  • In the formation of an ambitious five-year, DOE-funded project to reduce the energy consumption of commercial buildings (Energy Efficient Building Hub, EEB Hub), a challenging question has persisted. Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Putting the question in its original form, should more energy-efficient buildings look different and can that “look” be used to explain [...]

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  • Participant contact
  • William W. Braham, Co-organizer brahamw@design.upenn.edu Dan Willis, Co-organizer dew2@psu.edu Daniel Barber, Co-organizer barberda@design.upenn.edu Katsu Muramoto, Co-Organizer kyrakyra@comcast.net

  • Overview
  • Buildings are not sustainable, neither are cars or shoes or smartphones, they can only be more-or-less efficient in their consumption of resources and so moderate the environmental effects of human activities. The smallest meaningful unit of sustainability is probably the city-state, or the city and its surrounding region, though with contemporary trade and commerce the [...]

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