Wednesday, April 6th Monthly Luncheon: The Future We Choose, GC3 Gensler’s Climate Cities Challenge, presented by Rives Taylor, FAIA, LEED® FellowFirmwide Design Resilience Co-Leader


Deadline for RSVPs is NOON 4/2/2022 – Due to new rules and guidelines, we can no longer accommodate Walk Ins. Please make sure to make a reservation!

The RAFFLE is back so don’t forget to bring cash!!!

10:30 a.m. Board Meeting
11:30 a.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Program

“777 Main”
Petroleum Club | 40th Floor
777 Main Street | Fort Worth, Texas

$35.00 Full Buffet
$30.00 Young Members

$5.50 On-Site Parking
(with validation)

Topic: The Future We Choose, GC3 Gensler’s Climate Cities Challenge

The Gensler Cities Climate Challenge (GC3) is our commitment to achieving carbon neutrality in all our work within a decade. It also is a rallying cry to our industry, our clients, and our colleagues. Achieving carbon neutrality entails eliminating or offsetting all CO2 emissions from the built environment. To that end, the GC3 is focused on minimizing two primary sources: emissions related to using buildings (operating carbon), and those related to making buildings (embodied carbon).

Presenter: Rives Taylor, FAIA, LEED® FellowFirmwide Design Resilience Co-Leader, Principal

Speaker Bio: Rives directs our Firmwide Design Resilience teams and initiatives. He is a recognized global expert in resilient, high-performance and sustainable design and has been a faculty member of both Rice University and the University of Houston for 30 years. Rives has authored more than 150 articles for diverse publications like ULI’s Urban LandWIREDFast Company, and Texas Architect and has been an invited speaker at symposiums on five continents. He founded the Houston Chapter of the USGBC and recently received the Center for Houston’s Future’s Impact Award. A member of the prestigious AIA Fellowship, Rives holds a B.A. in Architecture from Rice University and a Masters from MIT.

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