Matthew Herman

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Building 7, 429
77 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

10/21, 12:30 PM
Building Technology Group / Lecture

This lecture, Matthew Herman will be talking about recent work around the globe.  This work will span from City Wide Climate Actions Plans to bespoke tool development.  His lecture will cover current industry tends relating the growth of cities in the error of climate change, new building design, existing building assets, infrastructure, and decision making tools to help inform the deployment of capital and resources.  Please be ready to contribute to an active discussion.  

Matthew Herman is a principal who leads BuroHappold’s Chicago office and is responsible for the day to day operations of the MEP and environmental design teams. Matt’s experience includes a variety of projects ranging in scale from system component design to master planning primarily in the cultural/civic, commercial, residential, and education sectors.

Matt’s extensive experience brings an interdisciplinary approach to all of his projects, balancing architecture and engineering in a cost effective and sustainable manner. He is especially interested in low energy design and energy analysis including energy modeling, post occupancy monitoring, and life cycle assessment for existing buildings and new construction.

Matt is also an ongoing Research-Based Advisor for Ph.D. Candidates at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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