Integrative Design Process - Self Study


Author: Bill Reed

Subjects: Green Building: Sustainable Building

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An integrative process consistently produces cost-effective solutions, higher performance, healthier living systems, elegant design, reduced time to market, and is a heck of a lot more fun and less frustrating.

So why is it the exception rather than the rule? This course employs case studies to illustrate the integrative process—with its focus on purpose, discovery, and interrelationships—while demonstrating its inherent efficiency, effectiveness… and excitement!

This free lecture includes the one-hour webinar recording, a PDF copy of the slides, additional resources, and access to the discussion board participants can share ideas and ask questions.

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Flexible Online Training for Industry Professionals

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials at your own pace.

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After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Certificates of Completion Available for Members Only

Certificates of completion are only provided to HeatSpring Membership subscribers. This course has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc) for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential.

If you're interested in transcending every assumption you have about the now banal concept of sustainability, look no further. I was lucky enough to debate with and learn from Bill during a regenerative design course he taught and it proved to generate some of the most rewarding and enlightening discussion I've ever had.

- Timothy Terway

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Bill Reed

AIA, LEED, Regenesis Group

Bill is an internationally recognized practitioner, lecturer, and leading authority in sustainability and regenerative planning, design and implementation. Bill is a principal in Integrative Design, Inc. and Regenesis – organizations working to lift green building and community planning into full integration and evolution with living systems. His work centers on...[more]

Course Outline

Integrative Process

In this module, you'll watch the lecture video and check out a couple of supplementary resources.

  • READ: Course Learning Objectives (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • Integrative Processes (62:21) (Video - 01:02:20 hours)
  • Presentation Slides (PDF) (Download .pdf)

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