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Women in Architecture Lecture Series 2017: The Economics of Resilience
March 27
6:30-8:00p Panel Discussion; 8:00p Reception

At the National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, DC.

The Economics of Resilience is part of AIA Northern Virginia’s Women in Architecture 2017 Lecture Series focusing on the theme of Resilience. This session is presented in partnership with the National Building Museum.

Developers PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette, partners on The Wharf project in Southwest DC, consider sustainability and resilience good allies for the bottom line. Katharine Burgess, director of the Urban Land Institute’s Urban Resilience Program, Hilary Bertsch, principal at Perkins Eastman, Matt Steenhoek, Vice President of Development for PN Hoffman and the Associate Project Director for The Wharf, and Elinor Bacon, president, E.R. Bacon Development, discuss The Wharf as an exploration of questions around resilience in the built environment and solutions that designers and developers are uniquely positioned to offer.

Additional information on the speakers is available here.

1.5 HSW LUs (AIA), 1.5 CM (AICP), 1.5 PDH HSW, 1.5 LA CES credits. $12 Museum and AIA members, $20 non-members, $10 students.

Sponsored by The Wharf.

Tickets are available here

AIA Northern Virginia Women in Architecture 2017 Lecture Series

With Resilience as the theme, the 2017 Women in Architecture Lecture Series explores how architects, landscape architects, designers, planners and developers are responding to new vulnerabilities surfacing around the world. Join us in our 5th consecutive year, as we examine resilience through the lenses of Civic Culture, Economics and the Environment. Presented on three different evenings in March and April, the series explores questions about resilience in the built environment, solutions that designers are uniquely positioned to offer and what’s on the horizon for resilient design. Continuing education credits are offered for all sessions.

• Resilience and Civic Culture
  Wednesday, April 12 at the Urban Land Institute, 6:00-8:00p

• Resilient Design and the Environment
  Wednesday, April 19 at Perkins Eastman, 6:00-8:00p

Information on all three lectures is available on the AIA Northern Virginia calendar at