We are very excited to announce our keynote speakers for the 2019 Connecticut Architecture Conference + Expo. Rosa Sheng AIA, LEED AP BD + C, and Vishaan Chakrabarti will be speaking on September 12th and 13th.
As a licensed architect with 23 years experience in Architecture and design, Rosa has led a variety of award-winning and internationally acclaimed projects in her 20 year tenure at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. From the aesthetically minimal, highly technical development of the glass structures for Apple’s original high-profile retail stores to the innovative and sustainable LEED NC Gold–certified Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College in Oakland, California. She is currently working on innovative and sustainable projects for the University of California, Davis.
Vishaan Chakrabarti is the founder of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism | PAU, a New York architecture firm working globally. Simultaneously, he teaches design and urban theory at Columbia University. His Book” A Country of Cities”, argues that a well-designed urban world would result in more prosperity, sustainability, equity, and joy.