Next Generation Building Technologies: A BIG IDEA Program on Material Science

The U.S. Green Building Council Maryland Chapter (USGBC Maryland) is looking towards the future for innovative construction materials. On May 13, USGBC Maryland will host a BIG IDEA Program on Material Science at the University of Maryland Bio Park.

Anna Dyson, Director of the Center for Architecture, Science and Ecology (CASE) and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will give a presentation on Next Generation Building Technologies. CASE is a collaboration between institutions and professionals, using actual building projects as research beds for innovative technologies to support a sustainable built environment.

As part of its 10th Anniversary, USGBC Maryland is hosting a wide range of educational programs under the 10 BIG IDEAS campaign. Material Science is the second BIG IDEA in the series. For additional details, including a complete calendar of events and registration information, please visit or call 443-416-5848. General admission tickets are $40. Discounted tickets are available for USGBC Maryland Members and students can attend for free.

USGBC Maryland is a 501(c)3 non-profit, charitable organization, with a mission to use education, advocacy and community outreach to support the development of sustainable buildings and communities.