Modular interior construction: Design, bottom-line, and the environment

Mogens Smed will present the class, "Modular interior construction: Design, bottom-line, and the environment," on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, from 2-4 p.m. in 104 Hanson Hall.

RSVP to warz0014@umn.edu is required by Monday, October 6.

Mogens has been a leader in the modular interior construction industry for almost 40 years and a long-time advocate for environmental sustainability in the interior design and construction industry.

The course:


  • Compares and contrasts the design, life-cycle, and material resource characteristics of conventionally built interiors to modular interior construction

  • Explores the environmental sustainability of reducing material waste and greenhouse gases

  • Provides a deeper knowledge of the importance of a holistic approach to environmental sustainability

  • Provides one credit for AIA continuing education

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