WORKSHOPS – DAY 2 – 8 AIA CEUS
at LA GRAND HOTEL DOWNTOWN

In-depth dialog with leading architects, fabricators, developers and engineers

Facades+ workshops feature an intimate class size and hands-on learning to create an environment conductive to innovation and creative problem-solving. Learn crucial skills & tools to advance your practice.

Workshop Schedule

  • 8:00-8:30, Check-in & Coffee
  • 9:00, Morning Workshops Begin Promptly
  • 10:45, Networking & Refreshment Break
  • 12:30, Complimentary Networking Lunch
  • 1:15, Afternoon Workshops Begin
  • 3:00, Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 4:45, Workshops End
Pick a Morning and Afternoon Session to Best Match your Interests and earn up to 8 AIA CEUS.

Meals are included for this full day of learning with the AEC Industry’s Best.

Morning Session (Choose one from the following)

Earn 4 AIA CEUS
A. Materials, Systems & Applications

Sessions bring together leading manufacturers who are driving materials and design research. This session will offer three 1-hr deep-dives into the material, applications, and product innovations from a select group of our Methods+Materials Exhibitors.

1. Understanding Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems in the Modern Age: Maintaining Integrity in Today’s Complex Designs

Instructor: Eric Lacroix, STI Firestop

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2. Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone

Instructor: Travis Conrad, Neolith

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3. When to Use Storefront or Curtain Wall

Instructor: Chris Giovannielli, Kawneer

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C. Advanced Detailing for High-Performance Envelopes

Instructors:

Chris O’Hara, Studio NYL
Brad Prestbo, Sasaki
Stan Su, Morphosis
Sal Hidalgo, Morphosis
Will Babbington, Studio NYL

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D. Disrupting the Status Quo: Discover How Bold Thinkers Design, Develop, and Deliver Complex Facades

Anthony Birchler, Zahner
Kerenza Harris, Morphosis
Aaron Ragan, Morphosis

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E. Structural Optimization for Facades

Instructors:
Alloy Kemp, Thornton Tomasetti
Gijs Libourel, Thornton Tomasetti
Daniel Segraves, Thornton Tomasetti

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Afternoon Session (Choose one from the following)

Earn up to 4 AIA CEUS
F. Materials, Systems & Applications

Sessions bring together leading manufacturers who are driving materials and design research. This session will offer three 1-hr deep-dives into the material, applications, and product innovations from a select group of our Methods+Materials Exhibitors.

1. Jura limestone – Uses and design options

Instructor: Jonah Wurzer-Kinsler, Franken-Schotter

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2. Designing Safer Glass Railings with Laminated Glass

Instructor: Scott Ingalls, Trosifol

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3. Fire Safety in High Rise Structures

Instructor: Angie Ogino, Thermafiber
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H. Mind the Gap: Achieving Enclosure Innovation Through Integrated Design

Instructors:

Silvia Prandelli, Walter P Moore
Kevin Schorn, Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Marc Zimmer, Frener & Reifer

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I. Natural Ventilation in Commercial Buildings: Design, Workflow and Implementation.

Instructors:
Kasper Højmark Ravn, WindowMaster International
Emir Pekdemir, Buro Happold
Pablo La Roche – CallisonRTKL

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J. THR Frisco: Mass Customization in Precast Facade Patterning

Instructors:
Paul Ferrer HKS LINE
Tim Logan HKS LINE
Mo Wright Gate Precast

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Workshop Selection to be announced soon * Workshops and Instructors Subject to Change *

The LA Hotel Downtown

Location

Location & Hotel

The LA Grand Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-617-1133
Map and Directions

Hotel rate is $199 plus tax and incidentals.

Cutoff is September 5th. Book here.