Toguchi Lecture 2013
September 3, 2013
Deadline to RSVP, Noon, August 29
He has authored several hundred articles and the critically acclaimed book Design Plus Enterprise: Seeking a New Reality in Architecture. He is co-author of the books How Firms Succeed: A Field Guide to Design Management Solutions and The Next Architect: A New Twist on the Future of Design.
In addition, Cramer is co-founder and president of the Design Futures Council, a think tank devoted to advancing innovation and shaping the future of the A/E/C industry. The interdisciplinary Design Futures Council is a network of design, product, and construction leaders exploring global trends, challenges, and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the industry and environment. Members include leading architecture and design firms, innovative manufacturers, service providers, and forward-thinking A/E/C firms of all sizes that take an active interest in their future.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
5:00-Social – Ballroom Balcony, 3rd floor Student Center
5:30-Dinner – Ballroom Balcony
6:30 – walk to Cartwright Hall, registration*
*There is a short, outdoor walk between the location of dinner and the program. Please plan accordingly. There is no guaranteed parking at the Cartwright Auditorium and walking is recommended.
REMEMBER to bring your parking ticket for free parking validation stamp.
7:00-Program, Cartwright Hall
Non-chapter members of AIA or CSI and guests – $50.00, to be paid in advance by the August 29 RSVP deadline.
Payment may be made by credit card, contact Carolyne Tinsley at 330-699-9788.
by noon, Thursday, August 29, 2013
Learning Units: 1 AIA LU (Learning Unit) will be issued for this seminar. This seminar is equal to 1 contact hour for other organizations requiring continuing education.
The presentation will explore the visible and invisible evolution of the design professions and how they will succeed in being resilient in an age of shifting and game changing times. Strategies and models will be presented for effecting stronger service in architectural and interior design projects and firms. These changing parameters demand that the design professions “make a difference” and thus students and professionals mus t see the advantage of a broader knowledge base with greater options. The goal of this continuing education presentation is to transmit a vision that focuses on foresight as a key to the future of the profession.
- Understanding the value of design as perceived in the future
- Required diverse knowledge alternatives for design success
- Realizing the conceptual and technical demands on built environment designers and how the defined professional disciplines interact
- Understanding of the changing perspectives regarding knowledge and process in designing and constructing the environments in which we live
DEADLINE TO RSVP BY NOON AUGUST 29