Teaching new skills within the core subjects

Author: Will Arnold, Mina Hasman and Kate Simonen

Date published

18 November 2020

Price
Free

Teaching new skills within the core subjects

Date published

18 November 2020

Author

Will Arnold, Mina Hasman and Kate Simonen

Price

Free

Author

Will Arnold, Mina Hasman and Kate Simonen

Annual Academics conference 2020 highlights: institutions and education, building competence in climate emergency and story of change.

This session from the 2020 Annual Academics Conference focuses on teaching new skills within the core subjects:
  • Institutions and education. Delivered by Will Arnold, Senior Engineer (Climate Change) at IStructE and Senior Structural Engineer at Arup
  • The way ahead: building competence in climate emergency. Delivered by Mina Hasman, Associate at SOM and RIBA Expert Advisory Group of Sustainable Futures
  • Story of change. Delivered by Kate Simonen, Professor at the University of Washington and Founding Director at Carbon Leadership Forum
 
Learning outcomes
  • How to help future designers to understand their responsibility to the environment
  • Understanding the benefits of a shared curriculum framework
  • Recognising the necessity of change over time

 

Teaching new skills within the core subjects

Speakers


Will Arnold is a Senior Structural Engineer in Arup’s Building Engineering Team. Will also works as a Senior Engineer and climate change specialist at the Institution of Structural Engineers. He is involved with bringing climate emergency response into all aspects of the Institution’s work, as well as leading the publication of best-practice climate emergency guidance to help our members meet the needs of our world.

Mina Hasman leads Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP’s sustainability and wellbeing daily operations and long-term vision. She has experience in a wide variety of projects in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, bringing a greater understanding of the implications for sustainable design in different climatic, social and regulatory contexts.

Kate Simonen joined the faculty at the University of Washington with over 15 years of professional experience bringing expertise in high performance building systems, seismic design and retrofitting, net-zero energy residential construction, prefabrication and collaborative practice. Her research is focused on environmental life cycle assessment (LCA), integrated practice and innovative construction materials and methods. She is founding director of the Carbon Leadership Forum, an industry-academic collaborative research effort focused on linking LCA to design and construction practice to advance low carbon construction.

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:41:20
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Training Free Available online Education Climate change Video Academic Community IStructE London HQ Education Committee

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