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Loft Summer Breakfast - Biophilia Encore

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am | The Catalyst Loft: 701 Pike St, Suite 2125 Seattle, WA 98101

August 21, 2019

Description

Due to popular demand of our January 2019 Thought Leadership Luncheon, we will be hosting the Biophilia discussion once again as a special Loft Summer Thought Leadership Breakfast. How do biophilic elements affect our health and well-being in the office environment? What can we measure that demonstrates these benefits?

Enjoy a yummy breakfast on us as Myer Harrell, Director of Sustainability at Weber Thompson, and Tim McGee, Founder and Design Director at LikoLab discuss the importance of Biophilia in the built environment.

This event is 90-minutes in length and includes breakfast, presentation, and discussion. Please RSVP below; the event is limited to 40 attendees. We look forward to seeing you.

Speakers

Tim McGee

Founder, LikoLab

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Tim is the founder of LikoLab a small creative agency that brings nature’s insights to transform business strategy. He also co-founded Biomimicry New England, a non-profit dedicated to establishing nature and natural systems as an important resource for education and innovation. Tim was also the Biophilic Design Manager at the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), where he explored the interface between biology and design to optimize the possibility for a thriving, regenerative, future. Tim is also an alumnus of IDEO and Biomimicry 3.8, where he spent the past decade building the capacity of organizations to look to nature for innovation. He is a frequent national and international speaker on looking to nature for insights, inspiration, and creating impactful change. Tim enjoys writing, and his work and insights have been featured in Fast Company, Smithsonian, Zygote Quarterly, and Treehugger.


Myer Harrell

Principal and Director of Sustainability, Weber Thompson

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Weber Thompson is a mid-size multidisciplinary architecture and design firm in Seattle. His current project focus is boutique commercial office construction, including two buildings participating in the Seattle Living Building Pilot Program.

Myer was named the 2011 AIA Seattle Young Architect and currently serves on the AIA Seattle board of directors. Myer previously served on the Board of Directors for the Cascadia Green Building Coalition. He has co-instructed undergraduate and graduate architecture studios at the University of Washington. He received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Philosophy citation at the University of Maryland in 2002, a Master in Architecture at the University of Washington in 2005, and a UW Commercial Real Estate Certificate in 2016.

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