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The Future of Sustainable Design

Presented by the Gary C. Comer Family

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill are renowned architects and partners of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture in Chicago. Their innovative designs include Masdar Headquarters, the Willis Tower Greening Project and Hotel, and the Chicago Central Area DeCarbonization Plan, works that sustain the environment and inspire us to improve our world.

Dr. Mitchell Joachim is a leader in ecological design and urbanism. His futuristic designs include the Soft Car (cars made of plastic) and Fab Tree Hab (a living tree house). Dr. Joachim’s vision includes meeting human need through sustainable, organic designs.

Be inspired by this evening’s exploration of the future of sustainable design.

Thursday, May 19; 7:30pm; Free

Pre-registration encouraged--call 312.665.7400.

The Comer Symposium, 2008-2012. 

The Gary C. Comer Family, in fostering education, research, and public awareness of climate change, has funded the establishment of a five-year series of symposia at The Field Museum.