Monthly Archive for May, 2008
UT Arlington faculty, students, and staff have been invited to attend a lecture on sustainable design by prominent architect Chris Luebkeman. The lecture will be held May 20 at Southern Methodist University. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Sustainability and Design: An Urban Planet in Crisis
Dr. Chris H. Luebkeman
Director and leader – Arup’s global Foresight and Innovation initiative
Change is on everyone’s agenda right now.
Chris Luebkeman has spent the past five years conducting
workshops around the world asking over 12,000 people…
“What is Driving Change for you?”
The answers are both fascinating and alarming.
He will share the results of this work, his on-going observations
of the ever evolving context around us and the more focused
work of his team at Arup.
Caruth Auditorium, Meadows School of the Arts
Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Boulevard
Registration, Reception, and Music Interludes – Lobby, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
The favor of a reply is requested before noon May 16th
Invitation with full details
The Star-Telegram reports that the investment firm Calvert has identified D.R. Horton, based in Fort Worth, as one of the greenest home builders nationwide. “The study cited Horton for its sustainable building efforts, such as promising to report carbon impact as well as ways to curb it, for advancing renewable and energy-efficient technology and for being the first major builder to follow the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED standards,” according to the story.
Star-Telegram story, 5/7/0