Wednesday, July 01, 2009


Tuesday, July 14 – Thursday, July 17
Walter Washington Convention Center

DesignDC is a three-day educational conference and event for anyone affiliated with the built environment – planners, architects, designers, engineers, contractors, consultants, historians and others and will provide an opportunity to expand knowledge, networks and garner important information and ideas related to the built environment and our world.

With a central theme of “Architects Leading Change”, DesignDC 2009 highlights for historic preservationists and like-minded professionals include:

  • Keynote Address by Presented by Rollin Stanley, AICP, Planning Director for Montgomery County
  • Did Wright Get it Right? > Presented by Steven M. Reiss, AIA
  • Farmers Markets: Urban/Rural Connections > Presented by Fidel R. Delgado, AIA, United States Department of Agriculture.
  • George Washington's Master Vision for the Federal City > Presented by Gayle T. Harris, President, Research Unlimited, Inc.
  • The Evolution of Masonry: Past, Present, & Future of Designing with Brick > Presented by Peter Doo, AIA, LEED AP, President, Doo Consulting; and Robert Busler, AIA, Principal, Michael Winstanley Architects Planners.
  • The Monumental Core Framework Plan > Presented by Thomas Luebke, AIA, Secretary, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; Bill Dowd, Director, Plan and Project Implementations Division, National Capital Planning Commission
  • Bringing New Life to Old Buildings > Presented by Kristine Bishop Johnson and Kan Jandura, both of AECOM Design.
  • Beyond Repair: Historic Window Replacement > Presented by Marc S. Held, Vice President of Commercial Sales, Marvin Windows and Doors/Light Styles Ltd.
  • Meeting Challenges and Avoiding Pitfalls in a Historic District LEED Project , an Owner’s Perspective > Presented by T. David Bell, AIA, LEED AP, BELL Architects, PC.
  • ....just to name a few!

DesignDC 2009 web site for all the details:

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