P+DC [Every]Place Series
[Every]Place Panel Discussion
A Global Perspective
Moderated by Thomas Vonier, FAIA, This dynamic panel discussion brings architects from four countries together to discuss the global issues of sustainability, effects of the built environment on occupant and community well-being, equity in design, and resiliency.
Participants will explore international sustainability goals and identify the implementation of successful solutions.
Participants will explore international resiliency goals and identify the implementation of successful solutions.
Participants will explore international equity goals and identify the implementation of successful solutions.
Participants will explore international firms' ideas on community health and well-being goals through design and identify implementation of successful solutions.
1.0 AIACES HSW Learning Unit
Meet the Panel
Thomas Vonier, FAIA, RIBA
Principal, Thomas Vonier Architect LLC
Thomas Vonier, FAIA, RIBA, works from Paris and Washington DC for clients in Africa, East Asia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. He is the immediate past president of the International Union of Architects, the global organization representing the world's 3.2 million architects, and previously served as president of the 95,000-member American Institute of Architects.
Dana Getman, AIA
Principal, SHoP Architects
Dana Getman is a principal at SHoP. Her particular interest and expertise is in projects at the intersection of complex city-building and community engagement, including her leadership of the master plan and key public programs for Essex Crossing on Manhattan’s Lower East Side; design and construction for the East River Waterfront master plan, which created 14 million square feet of public space for New Yorkers and visitors.
Principal, Department of ARCHITECTURE Co.
Twitee Vajrabhaya is one of the two principals of the Bangkok based design studio: Department of ARCHITECTURE Co. She received a Bachelor of Architecture summa cum laude from Virginia Tech and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University. Her works have won several international awards including winners of Blueprint Award (UK), Best of Year Award (USA) from Interior Design Magazine, Architecture Masterprize (USA) etc. Department of ARCHITECTURE Co. is named Best in Asia 2021 by Architizer A+ Firm Awards.
Principal, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio
Tatiana Bilbao began her studio in 2004 with the aim of integrating social values, collaboration and sensitive design approaches to architectural work. Previously, Bilbao was an Advisor in the Ministry of Development and Housing of the Government of the Federal District of Mexico City, during this period she was part of the General Development Directorate of the Advisory Council for Urban Development in the City. The work of the office intersects with research allowing to design for diverse circumstances and in reconstruction or crisis scenarios.