2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design

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We are at a critical transition in architectural education – a transition that must propel schools to address the urgency of the multiple challenges facing our current environment.

Join us in engaging this transition at the 2019 Reynolds Symposium: Education by Design.

Day 1 | October 18

  • 5:15 to 6:30 pm
    • Keynote: From Sustainability to Resilience – Preaching Outside the Choir
      Architect Nina Maritz, Nina Maritz Architects, Windhoek, Namibia
  • 6:30–7:30 pm
    • Welcome Reception

Day 2 | October 19

  • 8:30 am to 9:50pm
    • Keynote: Redefining Design Excellence for a Climate Positive World
      Marsha Maytum, FAIA and Bill Leddy, FAIA, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects (LSMA)
  • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Parallel paper/poster sessions from faculty, practitioners, content experts, and students from 21 universities and 4 countries will present their inspiring, reflective, and effective lessons to shift the process from creating fossil-fuel-based communities, toward building environments that are healthy, resilient, and carbon-emissions free.
  • 4:00 to 5:00 pm
    • We celebrate the end of the symposium with an In-Practice Panel: How Did You Get There?
      This panel will showcase the Oregon Zoo Education Center, 2019 AIA COTE© Top Ten Award project, with panelists from the design team OPSIS Architecture Partner-in-charge, Alec Holser, and Heather DeGrella, Senior Associate and other team members discussing their design approach and Top Ten measurable impacts.
  • 5:00 to 7:00 pm
    • Closing Reception

Day 3 | October 20

  • 9:30 to 11:00 am
    • Tour: Oregon Zoo Education Center, SW Zoo Road, Portland, Oregon 97221
      Behind-the-scenes tour will start promptly at 9:30 am. The Center earned 2019 AIA COTE Top Ten Award, LEED Platinum certification with 82 points, and a Portland AIA 2030 COTE award. Tour will be led by OPSIS Partner, Alec Holser and other OPSIS team members. Please sign up on Eventbrite for free tickets. Attendees that wish to visit the zoo following the tour will need to exit the Education Center (essentially leaving the zoo) and walk up the hill to the main entrance to buy zoo entry tickets.


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$150 by early-bird extended to September 6; $225 through October 4

Presenters, UO faculty, SBSE Scholarship:
$100 by early-bird extended to September 6; $175 through October 4

$25 through October 4 (space availability)

October 18 Keynote only:
Eventbrite tickets (free, space availability)

Symposium limited to 120 people.

Full Reynolds Symposium Information

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Cover image courtesy Reynolds Symposium.

Event Detail

October 18, 2019 3:00 pm
October 20, 2019 11:00 am


University of Oregon, Department of Architecture
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