HMC Architects’ PreK-12 Thought Leaders will be speaking at California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) 41st Annual Conference on School Facilities.

Planning and Program Management 201

Julie Strauss, director of School Advisors

Wednesday, February 19

4 – 5:30 p.m.

Strauss will moderate a workshop discussion designed to provide school facilities planners with the tools they need to make data-driven, cost-effective decisions about current and projected needs.

A New Approach to Designing a Cost-Effective High School

James Krueger, design principal

Thursday, February 20

8:30 – 10 a.m.

The construction industry in California is busy, and it has become increasingly difficult to build projects within budget in the present market. Using Kern HSD as a case study, Krueger will lead a discussion on the successful design strategies the team implemented to navigate current market challenges.

An Immersive Approach to Designing a New NextGen High School Campus

Angel Hosband, PreK-12 managing principal

Friday, February 21

9 – 10:30 a.m.

Hosband will discuss the importance of an immersive design process and how to successfully implement one when designing and planning NextGen learning environments within a conservative budget.

Floyd Farms ZNE Verification/Certification – Sacramento City USD’s Response to First ZNE Project

Brian Meyers, PreK-12 Practice Leader

Friday, February 21

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

In this workshop, Meyers will discuss the HMC designed Floyd Farms and the district’s response the its first ZNE project.

CASH provides advocacy, leadership development, educational opportunities, and resources for those working in the school facilities industry. The Annual Conference on School Facilities is CASH’s largest annual event with more than 1,500 professionals expected to attend. This year’s conference will be held February 19-21 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.