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  • 1.  March meeting

    Posted 04-19-2019 12:09
    Edited by William Massingill 07-23-2019 16:40
    After spending 14 years of his career in the office of Dick Clark Architecture designing small and midsize commercial projects, multi-family, custom residential, affordable housing, restaurants, and retail space, in the early 2010s Scott Ginder became the founding principal of Forge Craft Architecture + Design.  With affordable housing being at the forefront of Austin livability and development issues these days, Scott presented an overview of several recently completed and on-the-boards affordable housing projects.  Attendees saw what affordable housing looks like these days and learn about some innovative solutions to enhancing the living environments of this building type.

    Scott also presented an overview of what's possible with modular construction, which his firm relies on frequently for many of their projects.  Coincidentally, AIA has recently published a guide on modular construction...
    https://www.aia.org/resources/6119840-modular-and-off-site-construction-guide?utm_term=38057985--daaaabac-d7e3-4ec1-aff0-68e12371696d
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    ...and offers an upcoming webinar on the topic...
    Live Course: Behind the Resource: The Modular & Offsite Construction Guide

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    Live Course: Behind the Resource: The Modular & Offsite Construction Guide
    The new AIA Modular and Off-Site Construction Guide provides an in-detail explanation of the modular approach. It includes the opportunities for modular design, as well as the pitfalls designers should be wary of. In addition, the document is laced with case studies that exemplify successes and obstacles that design teams should avoid.
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    William Massingill CSI, AIA
    Austin TX
    512-431-8466
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