ULI Boston/New England Boston University CCDS Project Team Panel & Tour


2023-04-13T12:00:00 - 2023-04-13T14:00:00

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    BU Center for Computation & Data Sciences 665 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215 United States


    Pricing Members Non-Members
    Private $85.00 $115.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $55.00 $75.00
    Retired $55.00 N/A
    Student $45.00 $60.00
    Under Age 35 $65.00 $90.00

    Located at 665 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University’s Center for Computing & Data Sciences is the most environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient structure the University has ever constructed, and one of the greenest buildings in all of New England. The building was designed to be achieve LEED Platinum and is the first major step in BU’s Climate Action Plan goal of net zero emissions by 2040. Completed in late 2022, this 19-story building is instantly recognized for its striking architecture.

    Hosted by ULI Boston’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) and open to all, join us for a presentation and project team discussion followed by a tour of this amazing facility. You will not want to miss this event!


    Registration 11:45am - 12pm

    Program 12pm - 1pm

    Tour 1pm- 2pm




    Brianna Lynch(Castellanos)


    Brianna is an HVAC Design Engineer at BR+A with a deep focus on net zero strategies for both the academic and life science sector. Her project portfolio includes the tallest, all-electric net zero building in New England, the Center for Computing and Data Sciences at Boston University, as well as the 1.6 million square foot fossil fuel free IQHQ RaDD development in San Diego. Brianna is an Engineer-In-Training (EIT), LEED Accredited Professional, and Certified Passive House Consultant holding a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering with a Mechanical focus from the Pennsylvania State University.


    Dennis Carlberg

    Boston University

    Dennis Carlberg is the associate vice president for sustainability and an adjunct assistant professor at Boston University. He is an architect with over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining BU, Dennis was a principal at Arrowstreet, a Boston-based architectural firm where he focused on sustainable design. He began his career at the Solar Energy Research Institute (now NREL) conducting daylighting research to improve building energy performance and indoor environmental quality. Dennis co-chairs the Boston Green Ribbon Commission Higher Ed Working Group. He founded ULI Boston’s Climate Resilience Committee and served on Technical Advisory Groups for Carbon Free Boston, Zero Net Carbon Zoning, and the Building Emissions Reduction & Disclosure Ordinance for the City of Boston. He was a member of BU’s Climate Action Plan Task Force. Carlberg received his Master of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.


    Lucy Timbers

    Senior Associate, KPMB Architects

    Lucy Timbers is a Senior Associate at KPMB, having contributed to many of the firm’s complex, large-scale institutional and corporate projects. Detail-oriented and dedicated to design excellence, she is an accomplished team leader and project manager, skilled programmer and coordinator, and adept contract administrator. She takes on challenges and uncovers opportunities swiftly and collaboratively. Lucy has applied her expertise to academic projects including Le Quartier Concordia, a vertical campus in Montreal, The Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre at the University of Waterloo, The Brearley School, and the University of Lethbridge’s Science Commons, where she served as one of the project architects leading programming and user engagement. For Manitoba Hydro Place, Lucy expertly coordinated the complex electrical and mechanical system, contributing greatly to the acclaimed energy efficient building. She is also the project architect and project manager for the recently completed Center for Computing & Data Sciences at Boston University, the largest fossil fuel-free building in Boston, and “the most environmentally friendly tower in the city” according to The Boston Globe.


    John Dalzell

    Senior Architect, Boston Planning & Development Agency

    John Dalzell is Senior Architect for Sustainable Development at the Boston Planning and Development Agency, the City’s planning and economic development agency, Mr. Dalzell leads Green Building and Sustainable Development initiatives including public and internal sustainable development and green building policy development such as the January 2007 enactment of Boston’s Green Building Zoning regulations which made Boston the first major city to require private developers to build green to LEED standards. Mr. Dalzell represents the BPDA on the City’s Inter-Agency Green Building Committee, organizes staff green building trainings, and provides sustainability and green building guidance to internal project planning and review teams. Additionally, Mr. Dalzell focuses City resources on sustainable development through community-based area and district planning initiatives and programs in Boston’s neighborhoods. Mr. Dalzell launched the Mayor’s E+ Green Building Demonstration Program to test the feasibility of urban environmental, energy, and equity positive (E+) residential prototypes in Boston neighborhoods. The program will result in the redevelopment of three infill sites and construction of ten new high performance deep green residential homes that annually generate more energy than they use. Mr. Dalzell is a member of the US Green Building Council Board of Directors where he provides perspectives on urban design, city and community development to the national Board. He served as a nationally elected member of the USGBC’s LEED for Neighborhood Development Core Committee, is the co-chair of the USGBC Location & Planning Technical Advisory Group (LP TAG), and a Founding Board Member of the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter. He is a frequent speaker and has presented on sustainability, neighborhood development planning, district revitalization, green buildings and municipal policy at numerous national and local forums.


    Dave Litwin

    The RMR Group

    Dave, membership chair of ULI Boston’s Young Leaders Group, has a breadth of experience in the industry, including his current role with the Development Team at The RMR Group, an alternative asset manager focusing on commercial real estate assets and related businesses. His projects focus on redeveloping underutilized assets of all types located in markets throughout the country. Prior to joining RMR, he worked with Santander Bank for 7 years in their commercial real estate division, focusing on construction lending, and with The Procaccianti Group for 2 years, focusing on hospitality asset management and development. Dave is a proud graduate from BU’s Questrom School of Business and earned his Master’s in Real Estate Development from Georgetown University.