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Women in Building: Restorative Development & Regenerative Design

Event Date: 
11/12/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Bullitt Center Seattle 98122
United States

Join leading women in the green building profession to discuss how technology, innovation, and shifts
in values are reshaping the framework of sustainability. Explore how regenerative design is moving us
beyond sustainable development and towards a restorative paradigm of development that is inclusive
of the woman’s perspective. Join us for a tour of the Bullitt Center to explore first hand how living
buildings are adopting regenerative technologies that allow them to become independent from the
energy and water grid.

Location

Bullitt Center Seattle 98122
United States

New Technologies for Sustainable Development presented by NBIS

Event Date: 
05/20/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room
600 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA
United States

REGISTER: www.newtechshowcase.eventbrite.com

MEET: Pacific Northwest clean tech and biotech companies, projects, and inventors whose products and services are designed to address global sustainability issues, including economic development, resource scarcity and health challenges in developing countries.

LEARN: The symposium brings together promising technology companies, emerging market specialists, and impact investment companies to discuss issues and new models for bringing appropriate technologies to developing markets.

Location

Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room
600 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA
United States

When A Billion Chinese Jump: An Evening with Jonathan Watts, Asia Environment Correspondet to The Guardian

Event Date: 
11/04/2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
University of Washington - Kane Hall 110 Seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206-441-5910

When A Billion Chinese Jump:
Jonathan Watts, Asia Environment Correspondent for The Guardian, takes us on a 100,000km journey through a country struggling to manage economic growth and declining ecosystems. At heart, Watts' new book is not a call for panic, but a demonstration that - even with the crisis so severe, and the political scope so limited - the actions of individuals can make a difference.

$10 for members/students
$15 for non-members
Tickets available at the door or in advance at:
http://www.world-affairs.org/calendar.cfm?eventID=1363&action=eventDetails

Location

University of Washington - Kane Hall 110 Seattle, WA
United States
Phone: 206-441-5910

Net Impact DINNER & DIALOGUE: Leveraging from the Inside with A-P Hurd and Yancy Wright

Event Date: 
03/24/2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Sellen Construction
227 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

RSVP: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/102775
The ticket covers your dinner by Herban Feast

Meet the Change-Makers

Sellen Construction and Touchstone Corporation are Seattle-based
construction/ development companies that have largely weathered the
economic downturn. These leading Puget Sound businesses have fostered
a corporate culture of responsibility to customers, employees and
community. Discussions with Yancy Wright and A-P Hurd, corporate
change-makers at their respective organizations, provides some insight

Location

Sellen Construction
227 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

Sustainability Class at Fish Singer Place!!

Event Date: 
03/03/2010 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Fish Singer Place
15715 Dayton Ave N New Sustainable Home Community
Shoreline, WA
United States
Phone: 206.898.0356

This is an approved continuing clock hour class for Real Estate Agents.
Tour the new Martha Rose Construction community and see firsthand how low impact development and green building are impacting our region.

You Will Learn About

Regional Population Growth and Demographic Forecasts, Policies and Initiatives
Low Impact Development (LID) for Current Land Use and Development
Examples of Local LID Projects
Rain Gardens, Green Roofs and Green Walls
Native Plants, the Value of Trees
Seattle's "Green Factor", a New Building Requirement in Seattle

Location

Fish Singer Place
15715 Dayton Ave N New Sustainable Home Community
Shoreline, WA
United States
Phone: 206.898.0356
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