September 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
AIA East Bay
1405 Clay St
Oakland, CA 94612

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5th Annual AIA/LCI Joint Program

Lean Construction in Design

Lean Construction concepts and tools can be applied to Architectural and Engineering design work during the design and construction phases.

Panel presentation on Lean Construction and impacts on design will begin with an introduction to Lean Construction concepts, This primer will introduce the ideas and practice of Lean Construction from manufacturing of automobiles to construction of buildings and how tools used in the factory can be applied out on the construction site.

Presentation will also include Lean tools architects and engineers can use during design of a project to improve quality and efficiency. Panelists will also include architects presenting example projects using Lean processes on projects both large and small improve outcomes.

James Pease – Sutter Health – James is a Regional Manager for Project Delivery for the Greater Sacramento Area at Sutter Health Facility and Property Services. He focuses on the delivery of complex capital projects using Lean and Integrated Project Delivery.

Patricia Tillmann – UCSF – Patricia is a Senior Lean Manager for UCSF. She is an Architect with a Master’s degree and PhD in Construction Management. She has worked with the implementation and evaluation of lean methods for design and construction for more than 17 years.

Engel Ching AIA– HGA – Engel is the lead project architect for the Sutter Van Ness and Geary MOB project, currently embedded with an integrated team of designers and contractors employing Lean to expedite the delivery of this 150,000 SF TI project.

Jill Bergman AIA – HDR -Jill is a Principal at HDR, and a leader in healthcare facility design. She is the Sutter Expedited Project Delivery Program, Command Center leader. . She believes architectural design is a team sport; that hospitals are small magical cities; a short, well run meeting is a thing of beauty.

Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments provided

 The Clay Street parking garage is closed. Available parking garage alternate is Dalziel Garage in the basement of 250 Fran Ogawa Plaza. The AIA office is a short walk from the 12th Street/City Center BART Station.

Registration is Free – Registration required