All Upcoming ilfi Events

Discovering Nature’s Genius in Sacramento

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:30pm
Biomimicry & Biophilic Design Inspiration from Nature
Join Us for a 2-Part Continuing Education Event:
Part 1: Presentation and Discussion, AIACV Gallery,
Wednesday, August 245:30-7:30 PM
Part 2: Field Visit and Discussion, Sacramento River Water Intake Structure, Matsui Park. 
September, 2016 TBD

Portland | CPC Happy Hour: Western Juniper

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:30pm

This event will feature a panel that includes the owner of a juniper sawmill, a landscape architect, a building architect and a local landscaping business owner. They will share their perspectives on how building with Juniper can improve our state's ecosystem, rural communities and applications for your project, big or small. 


Seattle | LEED V4 Session II for Engineers

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 5:30pm

Cascadia Seattle Collaborative invites you to join us for our next installment in our LEEDv4 User Series. In this session, we will discuss what engineers need to know for the transition to v4 and what changes they can expect. Refreshments and snacks will be provided, 1 hour of CEU's available.

San Francisco | Perennial Restaurant Tour

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz created the Perennial with a single thesis: the current food system is broken and a new brand of "progressive agrarian cuisine" will be what fixes it.

Seattle | Green the Streets Park(ing) Day

Friday, September 16, 2016 (All day)

September 16 + 17 - 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM

Visit pop-up places to reimagine Seattle streets. Let us know if you will visit or if you would like to volunteer and get involved in Park(ing) Day 2016!


Seattle | Sept. EP Social: Leading for Positive Change

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:30am

Refining our ability to lead effectively is an important aspect of our professional development and important at any time in our career! This September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30pm, please join Kathleen O’Brien, author of EMERGE: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community and founder and retired principal of O’Brien & Company, in a conversation about an approach to leadership that works regardless of title and position and is specifically designed to bring about positive change in and through our built environment.

Connecticut | Biomimicry and the LBC: More than a Deeper Shade

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:30pm

In this 90-minute presentation, we will discuss biomimicry as a foundation for sustainability and the Living Building and Living Product Challenges as opportunities for widespread and principled application of a nature-centered way of thinking and doing. We will discuss some of the important and ongoing relationships between them as well as some of the ways they are evolving and influencing progress toward a more sustainable world.

2016 Annual AIA Fall Conference: Brick by Brick

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

Join Brad Liljequist for the Net Positive Energy: Power and the Living Building Challenge Workshop and stay for the 2016 AIA Annual Fall Conference in Fairmont, Montana