DesignDC 2019

This Live Event happened on September 16, 2019 (7:00PM - 7:00PM EST)

#DesignDC is the premier regional conference focused on the unique challenges posed by working in Metropolitan Washington for architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers in the DC Metropolitan area. This three-day conference features two days of educational sessions and trade show exhibits at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, and a third day full of opportunities to tour projects across DC, MD, and VA. Earn AIA, GBCI, AICP, and LACES credits at all three days of DesignDC.

This year, our conference provides continuing education under the theme of "Charged Up!" - a toolkit for architects, designers, and other building industry professionals to meet important sustainability goals and standards.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Explain and understand the importance of planning with sustainability principles in mind for the healthy, safety, and wellness of our society and planet;
  2. Discuss design strategies that will result in a more sustainable, resilient, regenerative, and equitable region;
  3. Explore the characteristics of contemporary urbanization and how these support the need for more sustainable design; and
  4. Explain the benefits to human health and well-being that designing with an emphasis on natural light, fresh air, clean water can deliver