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This event is postponed until the fall due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bow Valley Sustainable Building Summit

by the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley

Date: Thursday, April 16th, 2020 - 09:00-17:00 MST

Venue: The Malcolm Hotel, 321 Spring Creek Drive, Canmore, Alberta

Dr. Henry Tsang, assistant professor in the RAIC Centre for Architecture, will be speaking at the Bow Valley Sustainable Building Summit in Canmore, AB. The topic of his presentation is: Designing for Climate Change - An Architect's Responsibility. Dr. Henry Tsang is a registered architect interested in sustainable building design currently teaching ADST design studio courses, and he is also appointed as the Secretary of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's Alberta Chapter.


Event Details:

The Sustainable Building Summit will consist of a vendor showcase running concurrently with several workshops led by industry experts in net-zero building, green engineering, renewable energy, sustainable architecture and the BC Step Code. Participants can select from up to six workshops, while also having the opportunity to hear about our keynote speaker, Dale Mikkelsen of Simon Fraser University, experience designing sustainable communities and affordable housing in the mountains of British Columbia.

Presenters include Tyler Hermanson from 4 Elements Integrated Design Ltd., Matt Grace from Integral Group, Geoff Domenico from KCP Energy Inc., Dr. Henry Tsang from Athabasca University RAIC Centre for Architecture, Frank Kernick from Spring Creek Canmore and Meredith Hamstead and Paul Denchuk of thinkBright Homes.

This event has been created by the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley in collaboration with the Bow Valley Builders and Developers Association - BOWDA, the Town of Canmore and Malcolm Hotel Canmore and is funded with support from Energy Efficiency Alberta.

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