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Materials Matter – Session Five

 Register now!This program is the fifth in the Materials Matter series of five continuing education sessions. Click here to return to the full series overview.Beyond Transparency: Materials Disclosure + PracticeThe AIA Materials Commitment, managing risk while encouraging material transparency, and immediate action items for design firmsSession 5 unpacks how to integrate healthy materials selection into firm culture […]


Materials Matter – Session Four

 Register now!This program is the fourth in the Materials Matter series of five continuing education sessions. Click here to return to the full series overview. Just Do It: Strategies for ProjectsTransforming firm culture, material reuse in Minnesota, project team perspectives and case studiesSession 4 presents frameworks for integrating knowledge of environmental and human health impacts from […]


Materials Matter – Session Three

Register now!This program is the third in the Materials Matter series of five continuing education sessions. Click here to return to the full series overview.Tools of the Trade: Assessment + ImplementationEmbodied carbon calculation in practice, guidelines for specs, and perspectives from practice on net zero energy + carbonSession 3 builds on the knowledge gained during […]


Materials Matter – Session Two

Register now!This program is the second in the Materials Matter series of five continuing education sessions. Click here to return to the full series overview. Healthy People: Materials Science + Human HealthMaterial health deep dive, antimicrobials in a post-COVID world, and perspectives from clients and practiceSession 2 delves into the science behind materials and human […]


Materials Matter – Session One

Register now!This program is the first in the Materials Matter series of five continuing education sessions. Click here to return to the full series overview.Healthy Planet: Materials + the EnvironmentThe status of the materials movement, the tools available, and perspectives from practice in preservation architectureSession 1 kicks off the Materials Matter program with a candid […]


Lessons Learned in Masonry Webinar

Speaker: Joseph AlbertsDirector of Industry Development and Technical Services International Masonry Institute1.0 LU/HSW*This is an AIA program. Certificates and reporting will be done within two (2) weeks of the presentation. Description: Materials, design and installation. Review common mistakes made in all three areas and learn how to fix problems with an eraser during design, and […]


Embodied Carbon and Architecture

Zoom link:  https://umn.zoom.us/j/96342784275  Embodied carbon constitutes a significant portion of a building’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is a key challenge for the architecture, construction, and real estate sectors. Embodied carbon includes construction product manufacturing, building construction, material replacement, and end of life considerations. During the specification and procurement stage, designers and contractors can prioritize products […]


Envelope Design & Performance and The Perfect Wall & Its Plain Clothes Cousin

Zoom link:  https://umn.zoom.us/j/96342784275 Envelope design and performance considers the intersections between net-zero and net-positive envelopes, systems, and wellbeing:  High-performance envelopes are integral to net-positive buildings and require a rigorous approach to thermal, moisture, and materials considerations. Shona O’Dea will consider how IEQ, IAQ, occupant health, and net-positive may be synonymous, and the challenges in accomplishing these […]


ARE 5.0 Review – Programming & Analysis

 CLICK HERE TOSign up now! Tuesday, May 183:30 pm to 7:00 pmThis virtual ARE review will be presented via Zoom and is designed to introduce and prepare ARE candidates for the ARE 5.0 division titled “Programming & Analysis” (P&A). The course will be divided into three sections: ARE basics, introduction to P&A, and P&A content. Content […]


Webinar: Bird Safety in the Built Environment

Building-related bird deaths are largely preventable through building design and retrofit. This program covers the science of bird-window collisions and bird-safe design.


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Matrix Newsletter March 2021

Matrix Newsletter March 2021

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