WEBINAR: Leveraging Sustainability, Resilience and Equity -
Promote and Implement Impactful Civic and Private Projects
Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 PM
About the Presentation:
This session will focus on building sustainability, resilience, and equity indicators into goals to support the implementation of both private and public projects. Mikel Wilkins, Director of Sustainability at TBG Partners, will discuss planning and design strategies to enhance sustainable and climate-resilient performance of development projects in Texas.
The presentation will provide a brief overview of ASLA’s recently released climate action plan and highlight multiple case studies to illustrate how the AEC community can support the plan using guidance from LEED, SITES, and emerging policies such as Austin’s Functional Green Landscape.
About the Speakers:
Mikel Wilkins, PE, LEED AP
Director of Sustainability
An Environmental Engineer with more than 25 years of experience, Mikel collaborates with teams across the firm to evaluate the sustainable performance of projects under design to identify opportunities to enhance the triple bottom line.
He specializes in planning, design, and policy related to the integration of green infrastructure systems into the built environment, and he enjoys multi-disciplinary design approach projects that rely on creativity, innovation, education, and compassion to guide the planning and design process and ultimately provide the most community benefits.
Mikel also has a passion for education and currently teaches a class on sustainable infrastructure as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University.
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