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Practice-Based Research: Bradford Prestbo FAIA

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Bradford Prestbo FAIA
director of Technical Resources, Sasaki

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
UNStudio + UNSense

How do you define practice-based research?
"I am forever learning and changing." -W. Edwards Deming

All of us should be continually learning and growing as people, as practitioners, etc. This applies to all aspects of the design and project delivery process.

What is the biggest barrier to practice-based research?
"If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing." -W. Edwards Deming

The ability of critical thinking.

What is the value of practice-based research?
"We are here to make another world." -W. Edwards Deming

Our ability to innovate and create the future.

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An exceptional leader, Bradford J. Prestbo, FAIA, is advancing the profession through his practice, advocacy, and educational efforts in the use of cutting-edge design technologies, high-performance design, and the incorporation of maker culture into the design process. He practices internationally, is a sought-after speaker, is frequently interviewed by publishers, and is an educator via his detailing workshops, higher-education classes, design juries, and mentorship of emerging professionals. Bradford is part of the leadership group in the AIA's Technology in Architectural Practice Knowledge Community, and founded the Boston Society of Architect’s MakeTANK Knowledge Community, where he currently serves as the National Director.