9 a.m. â€“ 12:30 p.m.
The event will be offered in three locations:
Moyer Student Union Theater (UNLV students, faculty, and staff ONLY)
Architecture Building Auditorium - ARC 127 (open to the public)
Architecture Studies Library (open to the public)
The Natural Energies Advanced Technologies (NEAT) Laboratory, the UNLV School of Architecture, and the Architecture Studies Library invite you to the Global Emergency Teach-in: The 2010 Imperative.
The 2010 Imperative, a global initiative unveiled by Architect Edward Mazria at UNLV during the Fall 2006 Klai Juba Lecture Series, will link during an interactive web-cast broadcast live from New York over 500,000 students, faculty, deans and practicing professionals in the architecture, planning and design communities in both North and South America on Feb. 20. This teach-in will address the impending need to consider and respond to energy and environmental design issues as we expand and renovate our built environment.
Four eminent speakers, Dr. James Hansen (Head of NASA! Goddard Institute), Architect Edward Mazria (Founder- Architecture 2030), Architect Chris Luebkeman (Director-Arupâ€™s Foresight and Innovation Initiative), and Ms. Susan Szenasy (Editor-in-chief : â€˜Metropolisâ€™), will answer questions addressed via email with the help of session conductors. Further details for the event can be found at www.2010imperative.org.
Following the 2010 Imperative Web-cast the Natural Energies Advanced Technologies (NEAT) Laboratory and the Architecture Studies Library Present:
The 2030 Challenge: Environmental Design in the Face of Climate Change Discussion Panel
Feb. 20 from 2 p.m. â€“ 3:30 p.m. at the Architecture Studies Library
The 2030 Challenge- Environmental Design in the Face of Climate Change DVD, a multi! media re source developed by the NEAT Laboratory to increase the environmental literacy of students, faculty, and practicing professionals in the architecture, planning, and design communities will be introduced during this panel.
The Global Emergency Teach-in: The 2010 Imperative and the Panel Discussion are free and open to the public.
For additional information, please contact the NEAT Laboratory at: (702) 895-2767