BCT Professional Masters Info Session

BCT Professional Masters Info Session

If you are graduating this Spring, a few months away, and Graduate School is under consideration, join Dr. Carl Fiocchi in an Information Session (Weds. 2-17; 5:00 PM) on the BCT Professional Masters Program. The program is a one year (two semester) 30 credit program, where you will be able to pursue a specialized interest in Sustainable Building and increase your marketability in the AEC world....
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BCT Lecture, Bill Maclay, Maclay Architects

William Maclay, Founding Principal of Maclay Architects, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP Bill is an innovator, leader, speaker, and advocate for ecological design and renewably powered buildings, communities, and planet. For nearly fifty years, Bill brings commitment, expertise, and experience in working with others to create healthy, productive, regenerative, and beautiful places for the benefit of people and living systems. Bill combines his passion to create inspiring and innovative buildings with a passion for exploring design that embodies the purpose and vision of others. In particular, Bill’s focus is on exploring and collaborating with clients, our team and stakeholders to create a better future for all. He looks to make each project a model for what is possible, now and moving forward in small, but significant steps. Bill has created many significant model projects including NRG Systems, the Aiken Building at UVM, the Bennington State Courthouse and Offices, and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. While these may be the most recognizable models, we see every...
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BCT Lecture. Wesley Stanhope, Building Evolution Corporation

Wesley Stanhope, CEM EBCP CCP CPHC, Founder & CEO Wes has over fifteen years of leadership experience in the built environment on both sides of the Atlantic, working in USA, Ireland, and UK with construction, facility conditions assessments, energy management, and commissioning projects. Wes is responsible for developing and implementing Building Evolutions vision, mission and philosophy. Wes is both active in the long-term planning and operations of the company, as well as day to day operations. As principal of Stanhope Developments he brought over 370 commercial and residential construction projects from proposal through to design and completion in Ireland and UK. After returning to USA, Wes managed the energy auditing and retro-commissioning of over 23 million square feet of US Federal Facilities. Wes also has extensive experience managing and implementing assessments and commissioning of large scale private universities, commercial properties, state facilities, non-profits, and large multifamily developments. Wes is also an Adjunct Faculty at Mount Wachusett Community College and Boston Architectural College. When Wes...
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BCT Lecture. Ben Weil / Operating Buildings to Minimize COVID Transmission and Energy Use with Opportunities Post-Pandemic

BCT Lecture. Ben Weil / Operating Buildings to Minimize COVID Transmission and Energy Use with Opportunities Post-Pandemic

Operating Buildings to Minimize COVID Transmission and Energy Use with Opportunities Post-Pandemic This lecture draws on lessons learned in consulting with building owners, operators, constructors, and renovators working to operate safely and profitably in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. Guidance from government and international health agencies as well as professional societies can be helpful but can also be confusing. This presentation will provide some interpretation of the standards in light of recent evidence and provide some guidance in thinking through the best practices to minimize risk. We will look at short-term approaches to operations, but also consider how investments to address covid risk now, can pay off in the long-run by saving energy while providing healthier, more comfortable, more productive, and safer indoor environments....
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BCT Lecture: Dan McNichol, The Big Dig: The Infamous Mega Project That Remastered Boston’s Plan, Advanced Civil Engineering and Created a Generational Architectural & Landscaping Redux

BCT Lecture: Dan McNichol, The Big Dig: The Infamous Mega Project That Remastered Boston’s Plan, Advanced Civil Engineering and Created a Generational Architectural & Landscaping Redux

For over two decades, Dan McNichol was the spokesperson for the largest, most complex highway construction project ever embarked upon in U.S. history:  Boston’s Big Dig. McNichol will discuss the management of this mega-public works project, officially known as the Central Artery/Tunnel Project , sharing lessons learned as well as describing the civil engineering feats of innovative tunnel designs, the creation of one of the world’s largest ventilation systems, and the construction of a cable stayed bridge over the Charles River in Boston.  This lecture is cosponsored by the departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning....
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