A founding principal of Kansas City, Mo., firm BNIM Architects, Bob Berkebile will speak about the green building movement.
Architect Bob Berkebile will
deliver the keynote address at Metalcon International in Tampa,
A founding principal of Kansas
City, Mo., firm BNIM Architects, Berkebile will speak about the green building
movement during “Creating a New Sustainable Economy” at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 6 at
the Tampa Convention Center.
Berkebile says the world is at “transformative”
crossroads on this issue.
being so inundated with news about economic freefall and collapse of the
environment that the average citizen or business person may become overwhelmed and
conclude there’s nothing they can do,” Berkebile said. “But from what I’ve
observed in recent global summits, this is the most transformative and powerful
moment in the history of the planet. We’ve reached this critical stage because
we’ve used obsolete thinking for centuries.
now, we have the technology and communications systems to make the changes
required to improve our children’s economic and environmental vitality. But the
question is whether we have the will to become more informed and to make the
change,” he said.
details about Berkebile’s speech and the Oct. 6-8 convention, go to Metalcon’s Web site .
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