Collective Inquiry | KieranTimberlake

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KieranTimberlake creates beautifully crafted, thoughtfully made architecture that is holistically integrated to site, program, and people. In conjunction with its architectural projects, the firm develops new materials, processes, and products. Their activities unite the diverse fields of architecture, environmental management, chemical physics, materials science, and more. In her talk, Billie Faircloth will discuss the role of collective intelligence in the firm’s work.

Food and drinks provided.

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5:30-6:30pm Social Hour
6:30-6:45pm Opening Lecture by Allison Bryan (Open Studio Collective)
6:45-7:45pm Main Lecture by Billie Faircloth
7:45-8:00pm Questions/Answers


Ticket pricing is offered on a sliding scale – pay what you you can. Suggested $15/professionals, $5/emerging professionals.


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About Billie Faircloth, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Partner, KieranTimberlake
In her professional and academic research, Billie Faircloth conspires to pursue an answer to the question, “Why do we build the way that we do?” Billie Faircloth is a practicing architect, educator, and Partner at KieranTimberlake, where she leads transdisciplinary research, design, and problem-solving processes across fields including environmental management, chemical physics, materials science, and architecture. She fosters collaboration between disciplines, trades, academies, and industries in order to define a relevant problem-solving boundary for the built environment. Billie lectures and leads workshops nationally and internationally to professional and academic audiences. Her book Plastics Now, On Architecture’s Relationship to a Continuously Emerging Material, was published by Routledge in 2015.


About Portland Design Events
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March 22, 2018 5:30 pm
March 22, 2018 8:00 pm
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