A community effort that encourages engagement and conversation among builders, architects, and designers. Each event will include a compelling and compact talk with Dr. Ted Landsmark as moderator along with panelists who are leaders both in our industry and beyond.
Modernist Homes in New England
Eighty years ago, modernist homes suddenly and surprisingly took root in the New England countryside. With their walls of glass and flat roofs, they confounded conventional wisdom about design. Join us we explore their heritage, preservation, and influence on contemporary design.
Urban influx and downtown residential development are spiraling upward offering a newly enriched market for B/A/D companies. Urban dwelling has distinct qualities that attract homeowners and bring unique challenges to the professionals working on their behalf. Join our panel of experts in a discussion of the special qualities, opportunities, and constraints of working in downtown Boston’s rich mix of low and high-rise neighborhoods.
Get Your Stuff Out There!
In today’s increasingly plugged-in world, an eye-catching public profile is crucial for attracting clients and collaborators. Join us for a practical discussion of photography, self-presentation, social media, and getting your work published designed just for busy B/A/D professionals.
TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 5:30 PM
BOSTON DESIGN CENTER, GALLEY WEST (2ND FLOOR)
1 Design Center Pl, Boston, MA
John Kilfoyle. President, United Marble Fabricators
Katherine Nolan, Director of Marketing, Patrick Ahearn Architect, LLC.
Kyle Hoepner, Editor-in-Chief, New England Home
Michael J. Lee, Photographer, Michael J. Lee Photography
Just Who Is In The Driver's Seat?
Is there one particular professional best suited to lead a residential project team? If so, who? Or should leadership roles change over the course of design and construction? What if the nominal leader isn’t the real driver, or if nobody wants to take full
responsibility? Is management by committee sometimes most effective? Join us to consider what kinds of leadership struct can produce the best outcomes for B/A/D professionals and their clients.
Eric Adams, Co-Founder,
Adams + Beasley Associates
Michael Moynihan, Project manager/Owner, Nautilus Construction
Michael Tartamella, Managing Principal,
Patrick Ahearn Architect, LLC.
Heather Wells, Principal,
Heather Wells Inc
October 2018: Home Tech: What Do You Not Know That You Don't Know
Builders, architects, and designers must all keep up with what’s new in home technology such as lighting, audio/video, automation, climate control, and the like. But it’s hard for a busy generalist to stay truly on top of the newest developments. Panelist: Dennis Jaques, System Designer, Maverick Integration Josh Feinstein, Partner & Principal, Sladen Feinstein Integrated Lighting
June 2018: The Challenge of Doing Things Right
Establishing and maintaining impeccable quality is critical for residential
projects in a very high-end market. How do you measure and achieve
excellence for a particular job within your own firm? And how can you best
work with outside partners on a job—other designers, consultants, builders
and subcontractors to ensure that the whole team is producing up to the
Dee Elms, Principal, Elms Interior Design, Boston
Jonathan Merz, President, Merz Construction, Carlisle, MA
Paul Reidt, President, Kochman Reidt + Haigh Cabinetmakers, Stoughton, MA
David Stern, Partner, Stern McCafferty, Boston
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Great source of information
Would highly recommend this podcast to any designer and builder that could use input from people with experience and knowledge that are willing to share. The social media discussion is quite useful.