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News - 03.06.24
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Shefali Sanghvi and Heather McKinstry join Passive House Accelerator’s Inaugural Reimagine Buildings ’24 Event

Dattner Architects’ Director of Sustainability, Shefali Sanghvi and Associate, Heather McKinstry will be speaking at the Passive House Accelerator’s Reimagine Buildings’ 24 (RB’24) held on March 7 and March 8.

A new vision for what a global conference can be, PHA’s, RB’24 is a virtual experience tailored to provide essential knowledge, connections, and inspiration to create impactful buildings that are resilient and equitable. For 24 hours speakers and audience members will discuss new, innovative buildings, exploring topics like deep energy efficiency, low-embodied carbon and more.

Heather will join a panel of experts on the main stage to discuss the climate crisis and the affordability crisis. She will highlight Dattner Architects’ 425 Grand Concourse project as an example of how affordable housing projects benefit from Passive House solutions.

Friday March 8th, 2024: 8am – 8:50am

Hour 21: Haven For All: Climate Resilient Affordable Housing

Shefali will be speaking at the closing panel during the conclusion of the event, presenting a global view on resiliency of buildings, sites, and the future of sustainable, equitable development.

Friday March 8th, 2024: 11am – 12pm

Hour 24: Closing the Circle: Equity, Resiliency, and Future Horizons

Learn from people from around the world are adopting better building techniques that not only embrace Passive House standards but also plant-based materials, and localized approaches to decarbonization and resiliency.

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