AIA New York is proud of the members who have been elevated to the College of Fellows and have founded a series of New Fellow Salons so other professionals can learn more about their achievements and firms. Guests to the firm-hosted Salons will have the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the architecture offices of our Fellows.
About Richard C. Yancey, FAIA, LEED AP, Executive Director, Building Energy Exchange
Richard Yancey is the founding Executive Director of the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex), a nonprofit center of excellence that accelerates the transition to healthy, comfortable, and energy efficient buildings by serving as a resource and trusted expert to the building industry. Through education, exhibits, and actionable research, BE-Ex plays a central role in climate action plans of both New York City and State, and advances high performance buildings globally, as the founding member of the United Nations ECE International Center of Excellence for High Performance Buildings.
Prior to BE-Ex, Richard practiced architecture in Seattle and New York, leading a diverse array of award-winning commercial, institutional, and residential projects. He has lectured and is published widely; served on the New York City Mayor’s Climate Action Plan Technical Working Group; and received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
6:00 – 6:15 pm Arrival & Registration
6:15 – 6:45 pm Presentation
6:45 – 7:00 pm Q&A
7:00 – 8:00 pm BEEx Tour & Drinks