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#336 - AU - Embracing Sustainability
Episode 3366th May 2024 • Archispeak • Evan Troxel & Cormac Phalen
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In this episode of the Archispeak podcast, Thomas Ventura of Gensler joins us to talk about evolving expectations in office and outdoor space design, influenced by sustainability trends and the need for adaptable, multi-use spaces in response to changing client needs and environmental responsibilities.

We talk about Gensler's massive scale as a firm, boasting close to 7,000 employees and over 50 offices worldwide, emphasizing its commitment to sustainability and the architectural industry's future.

Thomas elaborates on Gensler's Global Cities Challenge commitment to achieve carbon-neutral projects by 2030 and the strategies to educate staff and integrate sustainable practices into all projects.

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Bromic Heating - This episode has been made possible with the generous support of Bromic Heating.

About Thomas Ventura:

Thomas Ventura joined the Gensler Newport Beach office in 2014 and brings over 28 years of design experience in master planning, mixed-use, hospitality, multi-family residential and commercial office buildings. His international portfolio includes projects in the Middle East, China, and the Caribbean and fosters his ability to bring a global perspective and local understanding of context to each design. As one of the Design Experience leaders at the Newport Beach office, Tom is committed to a collaborative design process and is an advocate for the principles of the Gensler Design Synergy initiative.

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