ULI Houston - PUBLIC PRESENTATION - RLUC TAP - Heat Resilience


2021-05-27T13:30:00 - 2021-05-27T14:30:00

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    Help Advance Extreme Heat Resilience in Houston!
    Heat is a significant public health concern in Houston, and the design, construction, and renovation of buildings can help reduce local urban temperatures and maintain comfortable and safe inside temperatures. The City of Houston has invited the Urban Land Institute to conduct a virtual Technical Assistance Panel to provide strategic recommendations on how the City can help accelerate the implementation of building cooling strategies.
    Please join for the ULI Technical Assistance Panel’s virtual presentation of recommendations.
    This Technical Assistance Panel  builds on the H3AT 2020 Heat Mapping Project as well as other extreme heat initiatives being guided by the Resilient Houston plan. The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by over 45,000 members in the real estate and land use sectors. ULI Houston implements ULI’s mission to provide leadership in the responsible use of land by providing ULI Houston members with independent forums for discussion and debate about city building issues and best practices.



    Bungane Mehlomakulu


    An expert in sustainable building design with nearly 20 years of experience in the built environment developing low energy, high performance solutions for buildings focused on the health and wellbeing of the people who use them. His career focuses on developing design solutions incorporating building needs, architectural intent, and building science and performance. He is actively engaged in the local and national discussions to create a more sustainable built environment.


    Dalia Munenzon

    One Architecture & Urbanism

    Dalia Munenzon is an Associate at One Architecture & Urbanism, leading the firm’s projects in the Greater Boston Area. She leverages experience in urban systems design, environmental planning and architecture adaptation strategies to work with local communities across scales towards resilient cities and urban environments. Ms. Munenzons’ work on resilience is focused on waterfront design and long term strategic planning. Leading the office efforts on many high-profile, award winning projects. Among these are the Climate Ready Boston, the Moakley Park Vision Plan, Peddocks Island Masterplan, Fourth Regional Plan - Triboro, and Resilient By Design San Francisco design challenge, Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency project, East side Coastal resiliency. Dalia received a Master in Architectural studies from MIT (SMarchs Architecture + Urbanism program) and a Bachelor in Architecture and Town Planning from the Technion, Israeli Institute of technology. Her undergraduate thesis, which looked at the future coastal cities, was awarded the Raiskin Award in 2012. Dalia has been a Guest critic at Harvard GSD, MIT, Northeastern, Boston Architectural College, University of Pennsylvania, RISD, and The Cooper Union. She hopes to carry forward her knowledge and experience to promoting healthy, inclusive and resilient cities in the 21st century.