Speaker Profile: John H. Starr, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

John H. Starr, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Principal & Director, Higher Education Design

John Starr, AIA LEED AP BD+C, is the Director of the Higher Education Practice at Lord Aeck Sargent Architecture. Over the past 31 years, John has focused on designing facilities that integrate evolving technologies into collaborative and sustainable places to work, learn and live. He has spoken at national conferences on planning for hands-on, research rich STEM environments including:

·        Renovation or new construction for high-tech facilities?  Programmatic, infrastructure, and cost considerations, Tradeline Conference, 2019

·        The Why and How of Sticky Spaces, Places Students seek out, embrace and actively populate, Tradeline Conference, 2018

·        Revitalize or Build New? Keys to High-Performing STEM Buildings, Tradeline Conference, 2018

·        Breathe New Life into Aging STEM Buildings:Low Cost Transformations, Tradeline Conference, 2015

·        Collaborative Learning Spaces: The New Technology Driven Model, Tradeline Conference, 2011

·        Unique Solutions to Advance Science Learning; Project Kaleidoscope Summer Institute, 2007

·        Next Generation Classroom Buildings, Tradeline Conference 2000

·        Focusing on Learners - Smartly Managing Institutional Growth, SCUP 36, 2001

·        Key Attributes of Buildings that Foster Informal Interaction; SCUP Conference July 2002

·        Learning Centers that Really Work; SCUP 37; 2002

·        Elegant Edges: Strategies for Designing a Dynamic Interface Between Campus and City, SCUP 38, 2003