Free & Open to the Public!  Walk-Ins Welcome, No Pre-Registration Required.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 7:30am-12:30pm (HSW)


2018 Design Symposium Workshops &
Keynote Speaker Angela Brooks, FAIA

Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815


Join Us! Our Thursday will start with a keynote and sit-down breakfast. It will follow with a half-day of Symposium Workshops with presentations by some of the most creative architects, landscape architects, planners and design professionals in Hawaii and throughout the Northwest and Pacific Region will explore the theme: Building Voices: Livable Cities & Communities.

  • 7:30am-8:00am:     Check In & Breakfast Buffet – Level 3, Rm 317
  • 8:00am-9:00am:    Brooks + Scarpa: Past, Present and Future (1 HSW), Keynote Speaker Angela Brooks, FAIA, Managing Principal, Brooks + Scarpa Architects
    Come listen to a presentation outlining the role of architecture and design as a platform for policy changes, affordable housing, climate responsive design and improved neighborhoods by Angela Brooks, FAIA, a recognized leader in the field of environmental and sustainable design and construction.


  • 9:15am-10:45am: (1.5 HSW/Workshop)
    Session 1A (Rm 318): “Shifting Baselines and Developing Resilient City Design” with the Honolulu Office of Climate Change, Sustainability & Resiliency
    Session 1B (Rm 319): “Encouraging New Models of Affordable Housing” with the AIA Honolulu Housing Committee


  • 11:00am-12:30pm: (1.5 HSW/Workshop)
    Session 2A (Rm 318): “Zero Net Energy in Hawaii: Codes, Tools and Incentives” with the Hawaii State Energy Office
    Session 2B (Rm 319):  “Stakeholder-Driven Resilience Planning in Honolulu’s Ala Wai Watershed” with Hawaii Green Growth


Cost:  Free and open to the public.