Wednesday the 25th of February Robert Penã visited the studio to give a private lecture. A crowd from the studio was gathered to hear an inspiring talk about the Bullit Center in Seattle. An amazing high performance building which is the greenest commercial building in the world.
Robert B. Peña is an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington where he teaches architectural design studios and environmental control systems courses with an emphasis on ecological design and high-performance buildings. Rob has been a member of the architecture faculty at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, the University of Oregon, and Montana State University, and a visiting instructor at the University of California, Berkeley. Rob is the former director of Ecological Design Consulting for Van der Ryn Architects and the Ecological Design Institute in Sausalito, California. Rob received a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.