Event Title:

Green Building Workshop- Water Conservation


Sponsored By:

Build It Green

Event Date/Time:

Start: 3/25/2013 5:30:00 PM
End: 3/25/2013 7:30:00 PM


Brent Bucknum
Hyphae Design Laboratory




Mar 25, 2013 5:30 PM
Mar 25, 2013 5:30 PM

Event Deadline:

03/25/2013 17:30

Event Notes:

Topic: Water Conservation
Description: Hyphae Design Laboratory; an ecological engineering, research and design firm will discuss a variety of their previous work. Highlighted current projects will include: 
  • A 5000-acre organic sugarcane farm and closed loop rum distillery in Belize featuring gasifiers, anaerobic digestion, nutrient recycling and rural power generation.
  • A Prop 84 State-funded Green Infrastructure Masterplan for the Port of Oakland.
  • And a large scale wastewater irrigated living wall for the SF MOMA announced recently
Certified Green Building Professional CEU Value: 1.5 credits
5:30-5:45 Sign In
5:45-6:00 Networking Exercise
6:00-7:00 Topic Presentation
7:00-7:30 Open Discussion
Registration:  Pre-registration on our website is encouraged and incentivized and is available until 4:30pm on Monday, March 25th.  When preregistering online, folks can pay by credit card or choose to pay at the door with check or credit card.  
Pre-Registered Prices: 
$10 /Members
$15 /Non-Members  
Door Price (Not Pre-Registered): 
$15 /Members and Non-Members 
Transportation Tips:  
  • Parking:  Metered parking is available on city streets and there are a number of parking garages within two blocks of the venue.
  • BART accessible:  12th Street Bart Station
Build It Green encourages carpooling to our events and we recommend posting comments in the section below to make arrangements with other attendees.
Things To Bring:  Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards for networking purposes.    
About our Technical Workshops: Hear from expert speakers on the latest green building issues and share your own experience with your peers. Meetings take place in the South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, and San Francisco.  Learn more!

Event Comments:

Cancellation Policy:  No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows due to our limited venue capacity. Registered attendees can transfer their credit to another colleague (i.e. go in their place) for the same Workshop - not for another Workshop.

Speaker Information:

Brent Bucknum works in the former wetlands of West Oakland, California. He founded the Hyphae Design Laboratory; an ecological engineering, research and design firm, in 2008. Mr. Bucknum is trained in restoration ecology and environmental policy. He is known for innovative ecological engineering and green infrastructure. His work includes the design of institutional, municipal, commercial, and residential-scale green infrastructure projects, ranging from rainwater and wastewater treatment systems, to urban parks, industrial ecology, brownfield remediation, green streets, low impact living walls, and green roofs. 

Contact Name:

  Darius Ingram

Contact Phone:

  510-590-3360 x112

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