The US-native started the Integrative Design Collaborative – "a consulting organisation working to evolve green building design practice into an approach that is fully integrated with living systems" – and is principal of regenerative planning firm Regenesis, based in New Mexico. He is described as a provocative and engaging presenter.
"Bill offers some key tools to help deliver a regenerative built environment – one which heals and enhances our life support system," says Sarah Rothwell of Jasmax, which has organised the speaker series alongside NZIA and Resene.
"This is a great opportunity for New Zealand to engage and challenge an international thought-leader in the integrated design arena."
He will be joined by Jasmax’s sustainability manager, Jerome Partington, who will discuss Net Zero Energy Solutions. The series will also feature other professional and public presentations across the country.
NZIA Regional Talks in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, November 3-5
Bill Reed Public Lecture: ‘We can heal the Earth in 18 months’, Christchurch, November 4
Regenerative & Integrated Design Training with Bill Reed and Living Future NZ Collaborative, Auckland, November 6
GIB Digest: CPD Series – Bill Reed session on Integrated Design Process, Auckland, November 6