Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, LEED AP Marketing Principal, HOK and Immediate Past President, National Organization of Minority Architects (Moderator)
Leon Walker, Managing Partner, DL3 Realty
RaMona Westbrook, AIA, LEED AP President, Brook Architecture
12:45 – 1:30 pm
Breakout Session Round One: Creative ideas to problem solve. This session allowed participants to share how they’ve addressed financial, site specific, or programmatic design challenges in past projects.
Breakout Session Round Two: Community engagement. This session allowed participants to share a past project in which they managed input from local residents or community organizations that contributed positively to the final product.
Breakout Session Round Three: Leveraging existing assets. This session allowed participants to share one project they were part of that effectively leveraged an existing community asset—a building, a public space, a funding or zoning opportunity, etc.