How to Fund Your Research & Projects

2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES

Description: 

Examine two different funded projects, see the many benefits of academia, practice, business, and government collaborations. Resources and contacts will be shared in a series of short presentations from government agencies and non-profits highlighting their organization, vision, and resources. This session will encourage collaborative architectural research and innovation through sharing examples, stories, and a variety of resources and contacts for conducting research; funding projects (inc. tax credits); supporting curriculum; engaging in industry and government R&D; and finding internships and professional development opportunities too!

Learning objectives

  • Explore resources that can benefit both academia and practice and how these resources can be used to help fund research and projects in local communities and sustainable development.
  • Examine successful carbon-zero funded research projects and understand the many benefits of academia, practice, business, and government collaborations.
  • Learn from industry partners and government departments set-up for funded research in developing best practices for sustainable and carbon-zero design.
  • Understand the potential tax benefits from going green.

 

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    David Corman

    PhD

    Program Director, CNS | National Science Foundation

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    Raymond G. Demers

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    Jordan Goldstein

    FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP

    Global Director of Design, Principal | Gensler

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    Corey Gracie-Griffin

    Associate Dean for Research / Associate Professor of Architecture | Penn State Altoona

    With graduate degrees in architecture and structural engineering, Corey Gracie-Griffin is the...
  • Heidi Henderson

    Executive Vice President | Engineered Tax Services (ETS) 

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    Mary Hubbard

    LEED AP

    Technology-to-market manager | Dept. of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office

    Mary Hubbard is the technology-to-market manager within the Building Technologies Office’s (BTO’s)...
  • Simon Hyoun

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    Kyoung Hee Kim

    PhD, AIA

    Associate Professor, School of Architecture | UNC Charlotte

    Dr. Kyoung Hee Kim is Director of the Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL) an interdisciplinary...
  • Marty McIntyre headshot

    Marty McIntyre

    Executive Director | PCI Foundation

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