Woodworks Workshop

Series of lectures in NY, Philadelphia, and DC: "High Performance Affordable Housing", November 13-15, 2018.

AIA Arkansas Convention

Lecture, "Sustainable and Attainable: Architects and the Stories They Tell", October 19, 2018.

NAPHAN 2018 Conference, Pittsburgh

Full day workshop on "MANUAL of High Performance Affordable Housing", October 17, 2018.

Haverford College, Bi-Co Arch Club

Lecture: "Onion Flats and The New Gravity", October 4, 2018.

PHIUS 2018 North American Passive House Conference, Boston

Lecture: "The Battery and Bank Flats: A Tale of Two Prototypes", September 21, 2018.

Beacon Communities

Workshop with affordable housing developer: "The Affordable Housing Passive House Manual", Boston, MA August 9, 2018.

New Gravity Conference, 2018, Philadelphia

Organizer, Lecture and Workshop: "The Battery" + "MANUAL of High Performance Affordable Housing", Co-Presenter with David Salamon, August 3, 2018.

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Hot and Humid Climate Conference, Austin, TX

Keynote Speaker: "The New Gravity and the Imperative of Affordable Housing", May 22, 2018.

Future Oxford Speaker Series, Oxford, Ontario

Speaker: "The New Gravity and the Imperative of Affordable Housing", May 7, 2018.

Sustainability Symposium, Navy Yard, Philadelphia

Panelist: "Global Leadership, Universal Methodologies and Local Action", Green Building United, May 4, 2018.

Home Performance Coalition, Philadelphia

Lecture: Building Affordable Housing to Passive House Standard", April 24, 2018.

BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology, Philadelphia

Lecture: "Pumping Up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice", April 18, 2018.

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North American Passive House Network Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

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10th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Chicago, September 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture and Paper

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Housing Iowa Conference, Coralville, Iowa’s, September 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

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ULI: Housing Opportunity 2015: Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture and Panelist


2018

The New England Passive House Multi-Family Conference: The New England Passive House Consortium, Alnoba, NH

Keynote Lecture: "The New Gravity", April 6, 2018.

April 6th

NESEA: Building Energy Boston Conference, Boston, MA

Lecture, "The New Gravity: Climate Change and the Imperative of Affordable Housing", March 8, 2018.

March 8th

RealShare Philadelphia

Panelist: "Create, Construct, Convert: An Inside Look at New Developments and Redevelopments Around Philadelphia", February 7, 2018.

February 7th


2017

Seventhwave: Affordable Housing New Construction Sustainability Summit

Keynote Lecture: "The New Gravity", Chicago, IL, December 5, 2017.

December 5th

AIA DC: BCAP/Energy Foundation- Energy Codes Advocate Meeting

Lecture: "The New Gravity", Washington DC, November 28, 2017.

November 28th

Virginia Housing Development Authority

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: Affordable Net Zero Energy Housing", Glen Allen, VA, November 21, 2017.

November 21st

Mississippi State University School of Architecture

Lecture: "The New Gravity", October 27, 2017.

October 27th

North American Passive House Network Conference

Lecture: "Ok, But Will Your Banker Fund It?", (The Battery financial analysis), Oakland, CA, October 6, 2017. 

October 6th

DOE: National Code Conference

Keynote Lecture: "The New Gravity" Pittsburgh, PA, July 19, 2017.

July 19th

The New Gravity Conference, 2017

Organizer, Lecture, Conference organized around Affordable Housing Net-Zero-Energy PHFA Initiative, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, July 3-4, 2017.

July 3rd

New York Passive House Conference

Lecture: "Capital 2: Net-Zero Makes Financial Sense", NY, NY, June 16, 2017. 

June 16th

NYSERDA

Webinar, "Affordable Net-Zero Energy Multifamily Buildings", May 17, 2017.

May 17th

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Webinar: "Affordable Net-Zero Energy Multifamily Buildings", April 5, 2017.

April 5th

Harvard University, GSD Real Estate Club

Lecture: "Architect as Developer", March 6, 2017.

March 6th

PassivehausMAINE

Lecture: "Passive Aggressive", February 17, 2017.

February 17th

Auburn University

Lecture: "GRAVITY", January 23, 2017.

January 23rd


2016

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance Conference, Cleveland, OH

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", November 15-16, 2016.

November 15th

AIA Philadelphia Housing Committee, Philadelphia, "High Performance Housing Forum"

Lecture and Panel Discussion: "Passive Agressive", October 27, 2016.

October 27th

2016 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference, Louisville, KY

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero- Energy Initiative", October 18, 2016.

October 18th

2016 AIA NY COTE Awards

Invited Juror: Award Ceremony, October 16, 2016.

October 16th

Housing Washington Conference, Tacoma, WA

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", October 4, 2016.

October 4th

2016 Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development, Atlantic City, NJ

Lecture: "The PHFA Project", September 19, 2016.

September 19th

Design Camp: 2016 Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute, Enterprise Community Partners, Detroit, MI

Lecture, "Passive Aggressive", July 13, 2016.

July 13th

Urban Green Council/AIA COTE, NYC

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", July 12, 2016.

July 12th

NAPHN 2016 Conference, NYC

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", June 13, 2016.

June 13th

AIA Philadelphia Housing Committee, Philadelphia

Lecture: "Passive Aggressive", May 18, 2016.

May 18th

Better Buildings Summit: DOE, Washington, DC

Lecture: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", May 9, 2016.

May 9th

Building Michigan Communities Conference, Lansing Michigan

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

April 25th

20th Interntional Passive House Conference, Darmstadt, Germany

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

April 22nd

Oklahoma Housing Summit, 2016

Webinar: "The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative", April 14, 2016.

April 14th

3rd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, State College, PA

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

March 3rd

Housing Land and Development Conference, State College, PA

Keynote Speaker for 24th Annual Conference

March 2nd


2015

Connecticut Housing Finance Agency, “Excellence in Workforce Housing Design”

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture and workshop

November 20th

Vermont Housing Finance Agency, Vermont Housing and Confirmation Board

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

November 18th

Homes Within Reach Conference, Housing Alliance of PA, Harrisburg

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

November 16th

Utah Housing Conference, Salt Lake City

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

October 21st

Sustainable Energy Fund: Net Zero Panel Discussion, University of Scranton, July 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

July 23rd

Saint Paul Planning and Economic Development Summit: St. Paul, Minnesota, July 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

July 15th

New Jersey Housing Authority, Trenton, NJ, June 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture

June 15th

NYPassive House Conference, NYC, June 2015

“The PHFA Project: A National Net-Zero-Energy Initiative”, Lecture and Panelist

June 11th

“Home is Where You Hang Your Hat”, Art Alliance, Philadelphia, May 2015

Exhibition: “As part of the 100th anniversary of the PAA, Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat is an exhibition that incorporates newly commissioned works by five Philadelphia-based design/build firms--Austin + Mergold, ISA, Moto De- signshop, Plumbob, and Qb3--to create five separate but interrelated installations based on the history of the Wetherill mansion as well as the contemporary concept of the ‘house.’”, May 28-August 24, 2015

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ULI Webinar: Housing and Sustainability - A View from Two Continents, April 2015

Invited Webinar lecturer for UK/USA series

April 29th

AIA San Francisco, April 2015

Invited Speaker

April 3rd

“Reimagining Resiliency in Urban Ecologies”, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, March 2015

“Denying Gravity”, Lecture and Panelist at Working Symposium and Conference

March 16th

Temple University, Department of Architecture, February 2013

“Glocal Design”, Lecture of current research and work

February 25th

Passive House Institute US, February 2015

“Strategies for Affordable, Modular and Multi-Family Passive Housing in the US”, Webinar Lecture

February 5th


2014

Passive House, Beyond the House, Passive House Western PA, Pittsburgh PA, November 2015

Invited Speaker at Conference

November 5th

Design Philadelphia: “Sustainability is More than a Buzz Word”, October 2014

Invited Panelist

October 26th

NYSAFAH (New York State Association for Affordable Housing) Upstate New York Conference, Verona, NY, October 2014

Invited Speaker and Panelist on Plenary discussion on “Energizing Upstate New York”,

October 22nd

Urban Land Institute: Panel Discussion - Net Zero Developments in the Northeast Region, NYC , October 2014

Invited Speaker and Panelist

October 8th

NOMA national Conference, Philadelphia, October 2014

“Radical + Affordable + Scalable” Lecture

October 3rd

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, Harrisburg, PA, October 2014

‘Net-Zero-Energy Affordable Housing for Pennsylvania”, Lecture and coordinated research group with PHFA, Temple Uni- versity, Carnegie Mellon and affordable housing developers in Pittsburgh/Philadelphia area, June 17, 2014, and follow- up presentation to larger developer audience on October 1, 2014.

October 1st

Ryan Presents: Onion Flats, San Francisco, CA, September 2014

Lecture on recent work at Ryan Construction’s monthly “Ryan Presents” event

September 14th

9th Annual North American Passive House Conference, San Francisco, CA, September 2014

“Radical + Affordable + Scalable:  Passive House, Mass Production and Multi-Family” Lecture and Peer-Reviewed Paper

September 12th

University of Pennsylvania: Master’s of Environmental Building Design (MEBD) final review, June 2014

Invited Panelist/Juror for Bill Braham’s Graduate studio

June 30th

PPSI Building Enclosure Series Session #3, Center for Architecture, Phila, PA, June 2014

“Passive House/Onion Flats”, lecture and discussion

June 19th

18th Interntional Passive House Conference, Aachen, Germany, April 2014

‘Strategies for Affordable, Modular and Multifamily Passive House Housing in the USA”, Lecture

April 25th

University of Pennsylvania: Integrated Design Class, April 2014

“Architectural Entrepreneurship and High Performance Building”, Guest Lecturer for Rob Deimer

April 14th

Auburn University, Masters of Real Estate Development (MRED), final reviews, April 2014

Invited Juror and Panelist

April 2nd

World of Modular, 2014 Summit, San Antonio, TX, March 2014

“Net-Zero-Energy-Capable Modular Construction “, Lecture on recent work

March 22nd

Keynote Speaker: 2nd Residential Building Design and Construction Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA , February 2014

“Pump-Up the Volume: Passive House, Mass Production and Multi-Family. Can HOUSING save the planet?" Lecture and Peer-Reviewed Paper

February 19th


2013

GREENBUILD 2013 - PHILADELPHIA

“Affordable Net-Zero-Energy-Capable Housing: Philly Style!”

November 20th

Energy Coordinating Agency’s Annual Energy Services Conference, November 2013

Featured Speaker and Panelist

November 6th

Passive House North: 2013, Vancouver, BC

“Onion Flats and Passive Housing”, Lecture at Canadian Passive House Conference

September 27th

World of Modular 2013 Summit, Washington, DC

“Modular and High-Perfomance Building”, Lecture at annual MBI Conference

June 27th

NY PASSIVE HOUSE SYMPOSIUM

“We Make Architecture NOT Refrigerators”, Lecture at 2nd Annual NY Passive House Symposium

June 8th

Morgan State University, School of Architecture, March 2013

“Physical Work”, Lecture of current research and work

March 4th

Northeastern University, School of Architecture, February 2013

“Physical Work”, Lecture of current research and work

February 27th

University of Pennsylvania, February 2013

Lecture on Integrated Design and High Performance Building  for Muscoe Martin’s Graduate Course on Sustainability and Practice

February 24th

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Lecture of current research and work.

February 20th

WHYY: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, January 2013

“Sustainable Philadelphia”: Invited guest along with Katherine Gajewski, Haile Johnston and John Wybar

January 18th


2012

The Sustainability Workshop, Philadelphia Navy Yard, December 2012

Lecture to Students on Passive House and high-performance building

December 19th

Association for Energy Affordability, the Bronx, NYC, November 2012

“Where Passive House meets Multi-family Housing”, Lecture of recent work and panel discussion

November 15th

Design on the Delaware: Lean Design, November 2012

Lecture of recent work and panel discussion

November 14th

The New Normal: AIA Colorado 2012 Design Conference, Keystone, CO, November 2012

Invited as Guest Speaker for AIA Colorado’s annual conference

November 1st

7th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Denver, CO, September 2012

Lecture of recent work

September 28th

Design Advocacy Group (DAG), Philadelphia, PA , May 2012

Lecture Ridge Flats

May 3rd

Temple University, April 2012

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture of recent work

April 11th

Design Philadelphia, April 2012

Lecture of recent work

April 2nd

Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University, March 2012

Critique of Graduate studio run by Rob Livesey and lecture

March 8th


2011

Columbia University: Different by Design, March 2011

Lecture of recent work and panel discussion

March 29th

AIA Delaware: 13th St, Delaware, February 2011

Lecture of recent work on Multi-family sustainable housing

February 23rd


2010

TEDxMidlantic: 2010: What If?, Washington, DC, November 2010

Invited to give lecture

November 5th

University of Kentucky, Knoxville, TN, November 2010

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture and Exhibition of recent work

November 2nd

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, October 2010

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture of recent work

October 19th

McGill University, School of Architecture, Montréal, Québec, March 2010

“ONION FLATS PLUMBOB JI GGRASS BLOX”, Lecture of recent work

March 31st

AIA Baltimore, Maryland Institute of College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, Maryland, Brown Center, March 2010

“Design with Many Hats”, Lecture  of recent work

March 24th

Marywood University, Scranton PA , February 2010

Lecture recent work

February 18th


2009

WHYY: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, November 2009

Invited guest along with Dayna Baumeister to discuss the topics of “biomimicry” and green building

November 19th

GREENBUILD 2009, Phoenix, November 2009

“Green Schmeen”, Lecture of current work as part of the Residential Summit

November 12th

University of Pennsylvania, November 2009

Lecture of current work and discussion with Prof. John Landis’s Graduate Real Estate development class

November 10th

Drury University, Springfield MO, October 2009

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture of recent work

October 9th

FERTILE GROUND, October 2009

Part of group exhibition of Philadelphia architecture firms at The Ice Box at Crane Arts

October 7th

Space City, Seattle, WA, September 2009

 lePart of the Fall 2009 “Urban Acupuncture”cture Series: www.space-city.net “PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture of recent work

September 28th

Philadelphia University, September 2009

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture of recent work to Prof. Kim Douglas’ design/build students

September 10th


2008

University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, May 2008

“Onion Flats: Case Study”

May 26th

Architecture League of New York, May 2008

“Emerging Voices”, Washington D.C. & New York City

May 22nd


2007

Pennsylvania State University, April 2007

2007 Arts and Architecture Alumni Award Lecture: “PHYSICAL WORK”

April 13th

University of Maryland, April 2007

John Wiebensen Memorial Lecture: “Physical Work”

April 2nd

Baskervill Architecture, March 2007

BEEP Lecture: “Sustainable Infill”, lunchtime lecture on the work of PLUMBOB/Onion Flats to a group of interested em- ployees of this Richmond, Virginia Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design firm

March 2nd

Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process: Design Charette, March 2007

Invited by Penn Praxis and the City of Philadelphia to participate in the design of seven miles of the Delaware River Waterfront

March 1st

Temple University, January 2007

Invited Juror for school-wide competition for new School of Architecture

January 17th


2006

University of Calgary, November 2006

“PHYSICAL WORK”, Lecture and exhibition of PLUMBOB/Onion Flats work with combined lecture and invited juror: November 27, 2006-December 28, 2006

November 27th

Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit, June 2006

“The Onion Flats Project”, under the “Creative Design of Urban Spaces” panel. Lecture

June 14th