BOND Multi

America's Leading Multifamily Architects Forum

April 13-16, 2023

West Coast, USA

About

BOND Multi brings together America’s Top Multifamily Architects, Developers and Vendors in one place for 4 days and 3 nights.

The experience centres around a series of one-to-one business meetings between architects and vendors, that each have selected ahead of time.

For suppliers, it’s the best way to get your products into the right hands at the nation’s leading A&D firms.

For architects, the value lies in re-connecting with peers and discovering the best solutions to your design challenges from the experts who will be your lifeline.

Top notch. Hands down the best venue for getting product information into the right hands at an architectural firm.

Pamela Marchesano

Territory Manager

Nichiha USA, Inc.

Who Attends

BOND Multi is designed for Principal Architects with portfolios of multifamily residential projects. Each architect is selected, not just because of their seniority and influence, but also because they oversee design and product selection for their projects. Around 75 of the top 100 architect firms in North America are represented, along with leading Developers.

We pre-qualify designers to meet the following criteria:

1. Principal, Director, Vice President

2. Significant portfolio of multifamily projects in North America

3. Top architecture/design firm

Typical attendees include:

Amy Cheever

Principal

Cuningham Group

Sean Carney

Director, Construction

Greystar Real Estate Partners

Craig Pryde

Principal

KTGY

Michael Smith

Studio Director

Humphreys & Partners Architects

Carl D’Silva

Principal

Perkins and Will

Vivian Lee

Studio Executive Director

Woods Bagot

Kristina Vagen

Vice President of Development

The Michaels Organization

Marc Cerone

Design Director

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

This is THE opportunity to meet with the top architects in the country. Relationships just keep growing.

Mike Granatowski

National Architectural Sales Manager

MAPEI

How it works

Successful on so many levels. Did not expect to connect with suppliers and developers on such a deep level. Made some new friends too!

Paul Frank

Managing Principal

LRS Architects

Program

PLEASE NOTE: This is last year’s program. Check back soon for the 2023 schedule.
Seminar timings and/or content may be varied at our discretion.

4:00 pm Champions Ballroom Foyer

Delegate Registration

6:00 pm Champions Ballroom H & G

Seminar - Designing for Justice and Joy (& Resilience)

Jess Zimbabwe | Executive Director, Environmental Works Community Design Center

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Synopsis

Much of the existing research on resilience has highlighted the importance of social resilience –the capacity of people and communities to deal with external stresses and shocks– and how it contributes to community preparedness, disaster response, and post-disaster recovery.  Socially resilient design addresses challenges arising from environmental, social, or political stresses. Effective social resilience engages stakeholders in the process. How can architects best use socially-resilient design principles to help communities?This seminar will examine case studies from affordable housing snd community facilities to identify strategies for ow spaces can be designed and organized to be both efficient and resilient.

Biography

Jess (she/her) became Environmental Works’s Executive Director in 2021. Previously, she founded a consulting practice, Plot Strategies, and served for ten years as the founding Director of the Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership—a partnership of the National League of Cities and the Urban Land Institute. The Center’s flagship programs were the Daniel Rose Fellowship in Land Use and the Equitable Economic Development Fellowship. Before that, Jess was the Director of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and Vice President for Programs at the American Architectural Foundation. She has also served as the Community Design Director at Urban Ecology, providing pro bono community planning and design assistance to low-income neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jess is a member of the urban design and planning faculty at the University of Washington, and previously taught at Georgetown University and the University of Texas, Austin. Jess was an Urban and Regional Policy Fellow at the German Marshall Fund and a Fellow of the Women’s Policy Institute. She serves on the boards of Next City, the National Main Street Center, and Colloqate.  She has held a mayoral appointment to the DC Green Building Advisory Council.

7:00 pm American Gator Club

Welcome Drinks Reception

7:30 pm American Gator Club

Welcome Dinner

6:00 am Arbor Ballroom

Breakfast at your leisure

7:00 am Email from Russell Ford

Final Meeting Schedule emailed to you

8:20 am Champions Ballroom H & G

Seminar - Mass Timber in Multi-Family Housing: Is It a Good Fit for Your Project?

Ricky McClain | Senior Technical Director, Tall Wood, WoodWorks / Wood Product Council

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Synopsis

Mass timber is often attached to the stigma of being more expensive than other building materials. Because of this, some people assume it only makes sense for one-off projects where innovation is celebrated but repeatability is not. Is this true, or do its other benefits result in overall cost efficiency? If it is true, how can we expect to build the number of new housing units needed across our country in a sustainable and affordable manner? Typical multi-family housing developments are in the range of 4-6 stories, often utilizing podium or pedestal construction with 1-2 stories of steel and concrete topped with 3-5 stories of light wood framing. Beyond these heights, building codes have historically required steel or concrete framing and, to justify the added costs of these materials, projects often go much taller. This has created a critical gap in housing developments in the range of 6-12 stories. Can mass timber multi-family projects make financial sense in the 4-6 story range, used in conjunction with light wood-frame systems? What new opportunities will the 2021 International Building Code create for mass timber housing in the 6-18 story range? What is the design process entail for integration of MEPF, fire-resistance and acoustics? This presentation will answer these questions and much more.

Biography

Ricky is WoodWorks’ in-house expert on tall mass timber buildings, providing analysis and guidance on architectural, fire and life safety, and structural design topics. He supports the AEC community both directly and collaboratively with WoodWorks Regional Directors, and guides the development of education and resources related to tall mass timber buildings in the U.S. Prior to this emphasis, Ricky’s role encompassed all building types and wood systems. He also has extensive experience in lead engineer roles related to structural design, project management and construction administration. Ricky is Executive Director of the Structural Engineers Association of Vermont, and a member of numerous committees and councils related to building design.
9:35 am Champions Ballroom A-E

One-to-One Meetings

1:05 pm TBC

Group Photograph

1:15 pm Lagoon Pool

Lunch

2:20 pm Champions Ballroom A-E

One-to-One Meetings

5:35 pm

Free Time

7:00 pm TPC Clubhouse

Drinks Reception

7:30 pm TPC Clubhouse

Dinner

6:00 am Arbor Ballroom

Breakfast at your leisure

8:00 am Champions Ballroom H & G

Seminar - Are you at the wheel or in the passenger seat of your career?

Ian Jarvis

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Synopsis

Understanding the Impacts of Language.

Every word in the English language has a specific temperature. Turning the heat up or down by a few degrees delivers massively different outcomes. Ian illuminates the lingual pathways that advance or sideline careers and companies. Using workshop tactics, Ian will demonstrate the impact your word choices in conversation, on letters,  presentations, emails and texts have on others. Discover powerful, direct language that will alter relationships. Find out how to frame, edit and merge your own goal imaging with that of your team, your leadership, your firm and your clients. You will understand why corporate communications and brand strategies – both internal and external – increasingly leaves us all underwhelmed. Join us for an hour of provocative ideas and practical solutions.

Biography

Ian Jarvis is a proven executive; a results-oriented leader who sets goals, creates focus and drives performance. Bi-lingual and with an extensive track record throughout Europe, the U.S. and Asia, Ian has a unique ability to solve problems at hi-speed and manage complex relationships near or far. Ian began his career in Paris, then moved to NYC to launch a French firm, Saint Gobain, in the highly competitive, US fragrance market. His success in New York, led to multiple offers and he ultimately transitioned to an entrepreneurial partnership in Los Angeles with heavy manufacturing responsibilities in the Pac Rim.  After selling his last firm to French multinational Pechiney, Ian turned down offers to helm several companies, electing instead to create a consulting career. Ian works with executives in industries as varied as media, law, design, automotive and mobile. Ian’s experience, from start up to global, gives him a profound perspective on the real issues we all face in driving success and satisfaction in our work and those who work for us. His focus is in depth understanding of real time company dynamics, lifting the scrim on theory, reality and old habits and bringing his clients career changing insight in their workplace and themselves. 
9:05 am Champions Ballroom A-E

One-to-One Meetings

12:35 pm Lagoon Pool

Lunch

1:40 am Champions Ballroom H & G

Seminar - Grab their Attention! Attracting the “New” Generation of Renters

Paul Angone | Gen Z and Millennial Expert

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Synopsis

Millennials and Gen Z make up more than 50% of the US population and the rapidly growing majority of renters. Strategically attracting Millennials and Gen Z to your multi-family projects, and then successfully retaining them, is not an option, it is a necessity for your long-term growth and success. So who are these Millennials and Gen Z renters? And more importantly, what are the design and lifestyle choices that are driving their decision making process when it comes to deciding on a place they want to call “home.” Best-selling author, dynamic speaker, and “Next-Gen Expert” Paul Angone shares the secrets to understanding the Next-Gen mindset and motivators and how to strategically attract them now, and in the future, to your multi-family projects.  

Biography

“Like advice from a wiser, funnier, older brother...Paul Angone's been there, done that, and wants to save you the pain and trouble.” – Seth Godin, New York Times Best-Selling author Paul Angone is one of the leading experts in the nation on the Millennial generation and how all generations can work better together. He is the best-selling author of three books, a sought-after national keynote speaker, and the creator of AllGroanUp.com, which has been read by millions of people in 190 countries. With over 10+ years writing, speaking, and engaging Millennials, plus a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, Paul has worked with companies such as Intel Security, Wells Fargo, Stewart Title, and Aflac and has been featured in publications such as Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, Business Insider, and AARP. Paul delivers dynamic, relevant, and informative content that will help all generations in your company work better together.
2:45 pm Champions Ballroom A-E

One-to-One Meetings

6:05 pm

Free Time

7:00 pm Cascades Deck & Lawn

Farewell Drinks Reception

7:30 pm Cascades Deck & Lawn

Farewell Dinner

Sunday, April 24

6:00 am Arbor Ballroom

Breakfast at your leisure

8:30 am

Delegate Departures

Venue

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West Coast, USA

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