9-Week Action Replays

9-Week Action Replay Listing

WEEK 1 - Changing the Dream

WEEK 2 - Feeding the World

WEEK 3 - Saving Our Vanishing Species

WEEK 4 - Ensuring Clean Water

WEEK 5 - Building an Economy That Works

WEEK 6 - Slowing Climate Change

WEEK 7 - Shifting Our Energy Reality

WEEK 8 - Transforming Corporate Control

WEEK 9 - Awakening the Dreamer

Architects of a Living Future
Recorded on Apr 30, 2014
With Pablo Freund: Managing Director of The Buckminster Fuller Institute & Richard Graves: Executive Director of the International Living Future Institute & Renée Soule: Director of Virtual Learning at Sustainable World Coalition
Hosted by Renée Soule
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Pablo Freund is The Buckminster Fuller Institute's Managing Director, overseeing operations and development. He began his work at BFI as a Research Fellow during his a graduate studies in Sustainability Management at Columbia University’s Earth Institute in New York City. Inspired by Buckminster Fuller's insights on education and the deployment of technology and design as a means to deliver improved standards of living to all in the world, he is committed to continue championing this vision into the future to achieve meaningful and lasting change. His academic work has focused on appropriate technology, energy and sustainable development. He received his Bachelor degrees in Economics and History of Art and Architecture from Brown University, after which he pursued a career in financial services, structuring complex transactions for entrepreneurs and companies throughout the world for the New York City branch of the Swiss bank UBS AG.

Richard Graves is the Executive Director of the International Living Future Institute, Richard directs the Institute’s signature programs: the Living Building Challenge, Natural Step USA, Ecotone Publishing and the Cascadia Green Building Council. The Institute’s work moves across scales, offering global strategies for lasting sustainability, partnering with local communities to create grounded and relevant solutions, and reaching out to individuals to unleash their imagination and innovation to create a future that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. Before joining the Institute, he was the Senior Vice President for Community and Education with the U.S. Green Building Council from 2010 to 2012 where he directed programs for its national and international members. As a volunteer with the USGBC, he served on the National Board from 2006 to 2010.  A registered architect, Richard previously worked for the Minneapolis office of Perkins+Will, working on ecologically sustainable building and planning projects around the world. He lives in Minnesota.

Renée G. Soule, PhD candidate in Psychology at Meridian University, has been developing and teaching ecopsychology for over 25 years. She is Director of Virtual Learning at Sustainable World Coalition, adjunct faculty at the California Insitute of Integral Studies and teaches Nonviolent Communication in San Quentin Prison.