FutureBuild 2014

ULI Los Angeles, in partnership with VerdeXchange, announces FutureBuild 2014: Space Changers. This high-level, interactive event explores the social trends, economic forces and influential people remaking real estate and urban living.

FutureBuild 2014

Trends, people and powers remaking the built environment.

ULI Los Angeles, in partnership with VerdeXchange, announces FutureBuild 2014: Space Changers! This high-level, interactive event explores the social trends, economic forces and influential people remaking real estate and urban living.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
7:30 am to 1:30 pm
L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

FutureBuild 2014 explores how The Great Recession has left a landscape of broken business models and bright horizons. Nearly every real-estate sector has adapted – some recovering, others struggling, others dramatically reinventing themselves. Themes and sectors include:

  • Opening Plenary: Why Cities and Regions are the Solution to Global Climate Change
  • Micro Grids for Smarter Buildings and Communities: Overcoming Issues of Central Power Reliance. Addressing the Challenges of Dependence on Individual Power Generation. Designing a Local Power Grid for Development.
  • Housing & Retail—Micro Apartments, Pop-up Retail and 3D Printed Houses: The Link between Compact Residential Design and Enhanced Public Spaces. The Future of Construction and Production using contour crafting technologies. Changing Demographics Means Changing Development Types.
  • 21st Century Corporate Office – What happened to my cube?: Commercial Real Estate Embraces Flex Space and Open Floorplans. Pioneering the Untethered Office Space. The Evolution of Corporate Office Culture.
  • Guerrilla Planning & Urban Acupuncture: Smart, Quick Fixes for Transportation, Retail, Open Space. Reinvigorating the Public Realm. Neighborhoods Taking Initiative to Reclaim Their Communities. Small Interventions with Transformational Qualities.
  • Healthy Facilities & Communities by Design: How Communities are Becoming Healthier through the Built Environment.
  • Conversion of Existing Buildings into Hi-Tech Offices: Creative Tenants Remake Classic Spaces. Innovation through Adaptive Reuse.
  • Industrial Development and Innovation Districts: Opportunities for Clean-Tech Manufacturing. Incubators Accelerating the Growth of Innovation. The Real Estate Needs of Tech Companies. Innovation Districts Replacing the Traditional Corporate Campus. The Impacts of Tech Company Real Estate on Industrial Development.
  • Luncheon Plenary: Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities—Greener by Design

**AIA Members should note that they may be eligible for AIA Continuing Education System (CES) credits for attending ULI panels.**

FutureBuild 2014 includes a unique one-day partnership with the annual VerdeXchange conference. VerdeXchange offers thought-provoking exposure to highly influential local, state, national, and global private- and public-sector leaders.


Mayor Eric Garcetti Martha Welborne Lew Horne Wayne Ratkovich

Brad Cox Candace Damon Terry O'Day Renata Simril

Ted Tanner Sandra Kulli Nick Haschka Cecilia Estolano

Fred Walti Susan Kennedy Ron Finley Paul Scialla

Mia Lehrer Jim Andersen Robert Ogilvie Silvia Saucedo

Matt Petersen Kelli Bernard Jan Van Tilburg Omar Brownson

Joseph Edmiston Nash Hurley Mike Roberts David Waite

Richard Katz Robert Jernigan Michael Webster Steve Adams

Brenda Levin Carl Muhlstein


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