BUILDING ENVELOPE STRATEGIES IN THE SOUTHWEST NOVEMBER 5, 2020
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WELCOME TO FACADES+ ONLINE ABOUT FACADES+ ONLINE We’re taking Facades+ online to virtually connect some of the world’s most productive building professionals. Much like the national event series we have developed over the past decade, the conference will comprise panels, keynote addresses, and afternoon workshops, as well as networking breaks for both our attendees and sponsors. Facade design always has to strike the right balance between aesthetics and technical detailing—no easy feat. Indeed, architects and designers are expected to satisfy the demands of the client while also meeting performance standards and local building regulations. Facades+ panelists will talk through their process by highlighting exemplary case studies, innovative materials, and strategies for overcoming facade challenges. For sponsorship info contact: email@example.com.
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NOVEMBER 5, 2020 3 AIA HSW CEUs
9:15 AM CT 9:30 AM
VIRTUAL DOORS OPEN WELCOME Dionne Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper Dirk Kestner | Walter P Moore
FACADE RETROFIT: RECLADDING STRATEGIES TO BOOST PERFORMANCE Rachel Calafell | Walter P Moore Joseph Welker | James Carpenter Design Associates Katharine McClellan | James Carpenter Design Associates Dirk Kestner | Walter P Moore Moderator
WORKSHOP / SESSIONS Cambridge Architectural | Metal Mesh Made Easy - Selecting a PreEngineered System Specified Technologies Inc. | Stop Wasting Money on Firestopping, Visit STI Firestop
TerraCORE Panels | Lightweight Cladding YKK | Choose Framing First for High-Performance Facades
METHODS + MATERIALS BREAK | VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW
FACING THE BIG ONE: STRAIGHTFORWARD SOLUTIONS THAT PRIORITIZE RESILIENCY Trey Trahan | Trahan Architects Ann Yoachim | The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design | Tulane School of Architecture Dirk Kestner | Walter P Moore Moderator
WORKSHOP / SESSIONS Cambridge Architectural | Customized Metal Mesh: Transforming Ordinary to Extraordinary Specified Technologies Inc. | Firestopping Done Right – From Design to Project Completion
12:50 PM 1:00 PM
TerraCORE Panels | Lightweight Cladding YKK | Choose Framing First for High-Performance Facades
METHODS + MATERIALS BREAK | VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW MUSEUM DISTRICT RISING: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE KINDER BUILDING Chris McVoy | Steven Holl Architects Olaf Schmidt | Steven Holl Architects Roman Schieber | Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering Nadir Abdessemed | Transsolar Laura Karnath | Walter P Moore Moderator
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CO-CHAIR DIRK KESTNER Director of Sustainable Design | Walter P Moore A structural engineer, Kestner was founding chair of the Sustainability Committee of the ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and is widely acknowledged as a leader in the advancement of sustainable structural solutions. As a member of the LEED Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group of the U.S. Green Building Council, he helps guide the criteria of the LEED rating system. Kestner is a professional engineer in Texas and Georgia and is LEED Accredited Professional/Building Design + Construction. He holds a Master’s of Science in Structural Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.
NADIR ABDESSEMED Project Manager | Transsolar Nadir has managed international projects of different complexities. His background as a scientist and experience in applied technologies allows him to define the relevant questions relative to sustainability and to overview the solutions to design challenges at all scales. He is currently a guest lecturer at Harvard University GSD. He graduated from the Department of Mechanics in Darmstadt and received his PhD from Imperial College, London. In Germany, he served in the expert committee on human thermal comfort for the German Society of Sustainable Building.
RACHEL CALAFELL Principal | Walter P Moore Calafell is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 12 years’ experience in structural engineering. She has worked on a diverse range of projects including healthcare, commercial, sports, performing arts venues, education, and significant renovations. From 2014 to 2018, she managed the structural engineering efforts for the 957,000-square-foot Houston Methodist Walter Tower, which was awarded the 2019 ENR “Best Healthcare Project” in Texas and Louisiana. In 2015, she received Walter P Moore’s Horvilleur Award, presented annually to one young structural engineer at the firm who has best exemplified excellence in technical design, client service, and business acumen. Calafell shared an adjunct professorship in the Architecture Department at the University of Houston.
LAURA KARNATH Senior Technical Designer | Walter P Moore Laura is a senior technical designer in Walter P Moore’s Facades Practice in Los Angeles where she develops innovative workflows to address rapid iteration and optioneering in the design of geometrically complex facades. Her background is in architecture and parametric design. After graduating from SCI-Arc, she spent five years at Gehry Technologies where she worked with globally distributed project teams to enable digital delivery of complex projects. At Walter P Moore she has been developing designs, workflows and strategies for integrated delivery of complex facades for projects such as Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and the Star Wars Disneyland.
KATHARINE MCCLELLAN Senior Designer | James Carpenter Design Associates McClellan has worked with James Carpenter for 23 years as project manager and senior designer. She has been the designer in charge and managed many of JCDA’s signature projects, including the Hudson Yards Art Wall, Lake Light Threshold, Light Veil, and Midway Crossings. She also plays a key role on complex projects such as the ION Innovation Hub in Houston and the Museum at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. McClellan earned a BArch at the University of Minnesota College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
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CHRIS MCVOY Senior Principal | Steven Holl Architects
TREY TRAHAN Founder | Trahan Architects
McVoy oversees projects in the New York office, working closely with Steven Holl and clients to finalize the program, design, and budget, and coordinating and managing the full consultant team. He has been the partner-in-charge and co-designer for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, the Whitney Water Purification Facility and Park, the Campbell Sports Center at Columbia University, and the Glasgow School of Art and the partner-in-charge for the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU, the Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa, and the REACH at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He is currently partnerin-charge for the Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Winter Visual Arts Building at Franklin & Marshall College. He has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship, a William Kinne Travel Fellowship, and an American Scandinavian Foundation Grant.
ROMAN SCHIEBER Associate Director | Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering As both an Architect and a Certified Facades Engineer, Schieber leads the Knippers Helbig Facades team in Stuttgart and New York. His association to structural engineering, environmental design, and deep knowledge of the latest fabrication techniques allow him to transfer structural efficiency and thermal performance into facade design. The center aspiration of this work is to create a balanced link between architectural motivated and performance-driven design.
OLAF SCHMIDT Senior Associate | Steven Holl Architects Prior to joining Steven Holl Architects in 2002, Schmidt was the Associate in Charge of the Queens Library project for the Department of Design and Construction, the Campbell Sports Center at Columbia University, New York City, and the Knokke Heist Casino Development, Belgium. While at Steven Holl Architects, he has been the Project Architect for the Residence at the Swiss Embassy, Washington D.C., and the Loisium Hotel, Austria.
Trahan is an American philanthropist and the founder and design principal of Trahan Architects, New Orleans and New York City. He established his eponymous firm at the age of 32, and the firm has since designed a series of domestic and international projects that have received global recognition for work that is historically grounded and aesthetically sublime. Trahan is commended for his innovative use of sustainable materials, stemming from his strong personal belief in the value of environmental conservancy.
JOSEPH WELKER Studio Director | James Carpenter Design Associates Welker manages the studio’s cross-disciplinary staff and coordinates its collaborations with landscape architects, architects, structural engineers, environmental engineers, fabricators, and materials engineers. He works across the studio’s diverse range of projects, from public art to design elements and spaces that enhance the public realm. Welker studied architecture and design at Cornell University, holds a BArch, led JCDA’s work on the Nordstrom, NYC, flagship store, and the Ion innovation hub in Houston, Tex.
ANN YOACHIM Director & Professor | The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design | Tulane School of Architecture Yoachim supports collaborative community design projects and programs and leads new initiatives, including technical expertise for firms on engagement strategy. Her work ranges from managing multi-faceted community design projects on climate change adaptation to strategic planning for non-profit organizations, and she has been published widely. Yoachim holds a Master’s of Public Health from Tulane University. In 2012 to 2013, she was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University GSD.
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Earn CEUs after today’s program 4 presentations, up to 4 AIA HSW CEU credits 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Ventilated Facade with Porcelain Tiles PRESENTER:
John Penta | TerraCORE Panels
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Architectural Mesh Systems - Design Freedom & Functionality PRESENTER:
Ivan Zorn | Cambridge Architectural
4:00 - 5:00 PM
(1 HSW Credit)
Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems for Today’s Hybrid Window Wall Designs PRESENTER:
Aaron Alterman | STI Firestop
5:00 - 6:00 PM
(1 HSW Credit)
(1 HSW Credit)
Proper Application of Storefronts, Window Walls and Curtain Walls PRESENTER:
Michael Platt | YKK
(1 HSW Credit)
Up to 4 HSW CEU credits will be provided (1 credit per presentation), directly following the Facades+ forum.
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John Penta | TerraCORE Panels John Penta is a master ceramic tile and stone mechanic/fabricator with 52- years of installation experience and 38-years sales senior executive experience. John has worked alongside facade engineers and installers on many high-profile porcelain tile ventilated façade systems (VFS) in Italy, Canada, and USA. John has been instrumental in bringing VFS to the USA, overseeing the first ceramic tile factory that produces porcelain tile ventilated façade system to the USA. John Penta is presently the exclusive porcelain tile ventilated façade consultant at the Fiandre Group (Fiandre, StonePeak Ceramics, IRIS, FMG and Ariostea Ceramiche), responsible for the VFS technical support, sales training, project specification, and education. Ivan Zorn | Cambridge Architectural
Ivan Zorn has served as a sales and business development managerfor Cambridge Architectural for the last three years. He is responsible for providingtechnical design support to architects and coordinating with the company’s engineeringteam to provide clients budget estimates, load calculations and engineered solutions.Previously, he served as a project engineer at Cambridge Architectural. He has aMechanical Engineering degree from the University of Miami. Aaron Alterman | STI Firestop Curtain Wall & Façade Specialist for the Strategic Accounts Division of STI Firestop, covering the central United States and Canada. Aaron joined STI Firestop in 2015 and has over 30 years of experience in construction materials. He has conducted firestop trainings for STI, The International Firestop Council and to a variety of groups including; architects, engineers, consultants, code officials, inspectors and all types of trades. He is certified at Level 2 of Firestop Instructional Training (FIT II). Michael Platt | YKK
Michael Platt is an architectural sales representative for YKK AP Americawith a long history of managing sales and developing growth strategies inand around the Southwest region of Texas. He possesses strong knowledge onblast mitigation and hurricane impact products. Michael is a graduate ofLouisiana State University and lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wifeand a baby on the way.
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