Seed & Feed, Forterra's ongoing speaker series
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Affordable Housing: Stretching the Possibilities
Tuesday, May 24

As our community struggles with breakneck growth and questions of social equity, is it possible to create housing that’s affordable, beautiful, and green? What would it take? Join us at the Center for Architecture & Design for a spirited conversation among architects, leaders in affordable housing, and champions of sustainability.

5:30 PM—Hors d’oeuvres
6:00 PM—Program begins

Casey Huang, Mithun
Grace Kim, Schemata Workshop
Marty Kooistra, Housing Development Consortium
Gordon McHenry, Solid Ground
Faith Li Pettis, Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda; Pacifica Law Group

Moderated by Tory Laughlin Taylor, former Deputy Director, Bellwether Housing; Chief Operating Officer, Forterra

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim
Working Forest, Changing Climate, New Investments?
Thursday, June 2

In the Pacific Northwest, a broad forest landscape ranges from wilderness to commercial timberlands. Shifts in how working forests are owned have altered the way they are managed and the prospects for conservation. Climate change adds further complications. What are the opportunities to ensure working forests stay sustainable?

5:30 PM—Hors d’oeuvres
6:00 PM—Program begins


John Davis, Hancock Timber Resource Group
Jackie Drumheller, Alaska Airlines
Jerry Franklin, College of the Environment at University of Washington
Charlie Raines, Forterra
Court Stanley, Port Blakely Tree Farms, LP

Moderated by Lynda Mapes, Environment Reporter, The Seattle Times

Photo by Hannah Letinich
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