American Hardwood and Green Design: Life Cycle Assessment and the True Environmental Impact of Material Choice
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) would like to welcome architects, interior designers, furniture designers and producers to the 17th AHEC Southeast Asian & Greater China Convention. This event is hosted by AHEC and jointly organized by Singapore Institute of Architects(SIA) and Singapore Furniture Industries Council(SFIC). AHEC is the leading non-profit trading organization, representing over 100 US hardwood exporters, promoting the applications of sustainable US hardwoods for interior design and manufacturing.
Increasingly environmental issues, such as green design and material choice by manufacturers, consumers, architects and designers and overseas importers, have become an additional challenge to the global timber industry. The theme of this convention will address the sustainability of American hardwood, green design and the true environmental impact of material choice through AHEC’s Life Cycle Assessment study.
Delegates will be welcomed to share the opinions and presentation of the keynote speakers.
Michael Snow (AHEC Executive Director) will present the latest data on LCA
Rupert Oliver (Forest Industries Intelligence) will speak on Forestry & Environmental Issues
Tony Chi (Principal and Founder, Tony Chi & Associates) will present Hospitality Design
Jim Greaves (Senior Partner, Hopkins Architects, London) will discuss Institutional Design
Carol Bentel (Partner, Bentel & Bentel Architects) will show recent Public Projects
Luke Hughes (MD Founder, Luke Hughes & Co from London) will speak on Furniture Design
Andrew Lawrence (Associate Director, Arup Engineering) will discuss the recent Red Oak Wave
The audience and participants will be able to exchange ideas and discuss technical issues, market constraints and opportunities for hardwood.
Venue : The St. Regis, Singapore
To Register : http://www.ahec-singapore.com/seventeen/register
Convention Program : http://www.ahec-singapore.com/seventeen/page/program