You’re invited: Michael Green on building wooden skyscrapers

The Governor General’s Award-winning architect is set to speak on good—and sustainable—design

Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 2.31.49 PMKnown for his Ted Talks and paradigm-shifting wooden skyscrapers, Governor General’s Award-winning architect Michael Green joins Vancouver Magazine editorial director Anicka Quin to discuss the value of good design in our lives, and its connections to a truly sustainable future. The Brian Jessel M Power Series features a new format in 2016: an in-depth one-on-one conversation with the influencers that shape our city.Michael Green founded his architecture firm MGA and his not-for-profit school DBR Design Build Research to focus on progressive architecture, research, education and innovation. His 2013 TED talk, “Why we should build wooden skyscrapers,” has been viewed over a million times.To buy tickets or find out more about the event, click here.September 13, 20166 p.m.–8 p.m.Tickets $25Brian Jessel BMW,2311 Boundary Road, Vancouver