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Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Architecture

AIA CES program ID: GMGH.0008

Approved LUs: 1.0 LU|HSW

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Entry

Advance learner preparation: None

Join Jeff and co-host Katharine MacPhail in this episode of Context & Clarity LIVE, where they talk to Jonathan Segal, the founder of Jonathan Segal FAIA, a San Diego-based architecture firm that specializes in high-density, mixed-use projects. With over 30 years of experience, Jonathan is a recognized leader in sustainable architecture and a recipient of numerous awards, including the AIA California Council Firm Award and the AIA San Diego Design Awards Grand Honor Award. In this engaging conversation, Jonathan shares his unique approach to design, which emphasizes community building and social responsibility. Jonathan Segal discusses the challenges of sustainable architecture and the need for innovative solutions. He emphasizes the importance of designing buildings that are both environmentally friendly and economically feasible. Segal also touches on the impact of technology on architecture and the role of architects in creating more sustainable cities. Overall, the conversation highlights the need for collaboration and creativity in addressing the complex issues facing the field of architecture today.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the key characteristics and design features of sustainable buildings, as discussed.
  2. Evaluate the potential benefits and drawbacks of building affordable housing units in urban areas, based on the insights provided by Segal.
  3. Explain how Segal’s approach to designing buildings for the community differs from traditional architectural practices, and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of this approach.
  4. Develop a plan for incorporating sustainable design principles into the construction of a building, using Segal’s work as a case study and reference point.

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