Thursday, February 17, 2011

Neighborhoods Go Green:Exhibit Viewing and Gallery Talk

MUPPs---Join us for this unique event to learn about USGBC LEED-ND standards. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet Doug Farr of Farr Associates and ask him about his planning experiences and his work with the LEED-ND standards. Please find the information below!

******Free event for UIC CUPPA Students & Alumni******

UPPSA, CUPPA Alumni Association & Farr Associates invite you to join us for:

"Neighborhoods Go Green" Exhibit Viewing & Gallery Talk: A first ever exhibit about LEED-ND

Join UPPSA, Farr Associates, and the CUPPA Alumni Association at this event for an exclusive viewing of the latest exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Foundation– “Neighborhoods Go Green: Scaling Up Sustainability.” The exhibit focuses on LEED for Neighborhood Development, the newest U.S. Green Building Council LEED rating system, which specifically relates to urban planners and policy makers. USGBC and Chicago-based planning firm Farr Associates co-curated the exhibit.

The exhibit viewing will be followed by an informal gallery talk with Doug Farr of Farr Associates, chair of the USGBC LEED-ND Core Committee that wrote the rating system between 2003 and 2009. He will speak to the group about his experience developing LEED-ND and will give exhibit highlights– focusing on successfully messaging urban planning issues to a popular audience.

Thursday, March 3

Chicago Architecture Foundation- 1st Floor Gallery
224 S. Michigan Avenue

5:30-6:00 Exhibit Viewing & Light Reception

6:00-7:00 Gallery Talk with Q&A and Networking

Jackie Scanlan

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