Hosted Jointly by the New England and Louisiana Chapters | 1 AIA CES Learning Unit|HSW
Join the Louisiana and New England Chapters of the ICAA for the Rum and Classic webinar. Dr. Buras will open with a few words about his new book, followed by Q&A. The title “Rum and Classic” refers to the historical connection between Louisiana and New England—via sugar and especially rum, with which workers used to be paid.
In his talk, Dr. Buras will identify the elements of Classic Urban Planning, homeostatic urban ecology, long-term master planning, and the role of architecture in forming the urban experience. He will show how he suggests to analyze the resilient and socially responsive traditional construction and infrastructure systems of the classic urban fabric, and hopes to open the door to understanding the value of traditional construction systems and the value of historic buildings, in terms of reuse and adaptation. He will briefly expound on how Classic Planning inheres energy efficiency, sustainability, and the responsible use of natural resources, and how its approach to planning is based on community aspiration and consensus.
As our event partner, the Cumberland Club in Portland, Maine has offered 3 different rum cocktail recipes for you, a Coconut Lime Mojito, a Maine White Rum Sangria, and a Casco Bay Long Island. Pick your favorite recipe, and bring along your prepared cocktail when you join us on Zoom!
A Federal jewel tucked in the heart of the city, The Cumberland Club has played host to men and women of distinction for over 130 years. Collegial and gracious, the Club combines the benefits of a fine restaurant with the special hospitality, intimacy, and convenience of an in-town home away from home, with indoor and outdoor surroundings conducive to business or social engagements.
Book Signing: Those who purchase the book will receive upon proof of purchase a signed bookplate from Dr. Buras to affix it in their copy and make it a signed copy.
This event is hosted by an ICAA Chapter. Please check the Chapter website, or contact the Chapter directly, for the most up-to-date details including dates, times, and pricing.
Instructional Delivery Method: Live Online Learning Program
Program Level: Introductory
AIA CES Program Approval Expiration Date: August 11, 2023
Provider Number: G193
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This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
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Nir Buras is an architect and planner based in Washington, DC, with over 30 years of specialized experience in large, complex, and sensitive projects, strategic planning, architecture and transportation design, as well as teaching and lecturing. Projects include East Side Access at Grand Central Terminal, New York; International Terminal D, Dallas-Fort-Worth; the Washington DC Dulles Metro line; work on the US Capitol and the Senate and House Office Buildings in Washington.
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