Integral Group at Living Future 19

International Living Future Institute is hosting Living Future 19 – Collaboration + Abundance at the Hyatt Regency in Seattle, WA on April 30–May 3, 2019. Living Future focuses on promoting cross-industry collaboration in regenerative design. The conference employs panels, workshops and presentations to learn and share best practices, case studies, strategies, and lessons learned in the push towards regenerative design. It’s their belief that this design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table.

Integral Group is proud to be represented in the following sessions:

Living Community Research: Transforming Two Campuses of San Francisco State University

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 10:30am – 12:00pm | Snohomish Room #605



San Francisco’s two major campuses are using the Living Community Challenge to guide their development going forward. This presentation will focus on the master planning process and the key strategies used for each campus given their unique set of conditions and challenges. It will also cover the campuses’ key sustainability goals and how to set and evaluate metrics to track progress towards those objectives.


  • Andréa Traber, Senior Principal | Integral Group
  • Claire Maxfield, Director | Atelier Ten
  • Jill Anthes, Executive Director of Planning + Design | San Francisco State University
  • Beth Foster, Principal | Page
  • John Leys, Principal | Sherwood Design Engineers


Project Pursuit with Living Buildings: Case Studies & Storytelling

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Cowlitz Room #502


Megan White

This discussion will focus on two projects, a 595,000 sq ft addition to a current tech campus, and a 1.1 million sq ft office and event space. Both projects are pursuing LEED Platinum and LBC Petal certifications. The presentation will be focused on sharing lessons learned with the audience, and then engaging through Q&A at the end of the session.


  • Megan White, Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Andrea Cooper-Lazarczyk, Declare Manager
  • Andreas Gyr, REWS Sustainability Program Manager
  • Lauren Sparanda, REWS Sustainability Program Manager


Collaborating in a Future Climate: Challenges and Opportunities in Low-Carbon, Resilient Building Design

 Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Quinault Room (5th floor)



This session will include presentations centered on best practices in resilient building design as well as the many benefits of such projects. These buildings are designed to be adaptable and resilient in the face of climatic and other risks in addition to mitigating our impact on the environment in terms of energy and emissions. The presentations will also discuss lessons learned on effective collaboration and key design strategies.


  • Lisa Westerhoff, Associate | Integral Group
  • Ralph Wells, Community Energy Manager + Sustainability and Engineering | University of British Columbia
  • Angie Woo, Climate Resilience & Adaptation, Lead, Facilities Management | Energy & Environmental Sustainability (EES)
  • Wilco van Bemmel, Founder & CEO | Dunefield


For more information and to resister please visit Living Future 19

Date(s): May 2, 2019

Speaker: Megan White, Chief Sustainability Officer | Andrea Traber, Senior Principal | Lisa Westerhoff, Associate