Digital Drivers for Future Practices November 2, 2021
Earn up to 6 AIA CEUs
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ABOUT TECH+ VIRTUAL DIGITAL DRIVERS FOR FUTURE PRACTICES Tech+ provides a front row seat to the cutting edge technological innovations that are driving design forward. Earn up to 6 AIA LUs while unpacking the potential of data to inform smarter and more equitable architecture and urban design. Have access to optimized building performance, electric vehicle planning, and infrastructure aggregation practices while learning about new tools for mapping, modelling, data visualization, digital simulation, and fabrication. Hosted by the Architect’s Newspaper, this one-day virtual conference will include keynotes, presentations, panels, and demos from leading tech experts where AEC professionals can network and connect.
ABOUT THE ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER The Architect’s Newspaper is a media company that serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and others interested in the built urban environment. AN delivers quality news and cultural reporting through print, including AN Interior magazine, web, blog, newsletters, and social media. AN is recognized for bringing together the top echelon of AEC industry leaders in its series of Facades+ and new TECH+ conferences. If you care about architecture and design, join our community and get in the know. Visit archpaper.com for more information.
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SYMPOSIUM AGENDA 10:15 AM ET 10:30 AM
VIRTUAL DOORS OPEN WELCOME Diana Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper Luc Wilson | KPF
KEYNOTE: Using Data for a Public Good* Sarah Williams | MIT Civic Data Design Lab
BIZ BLITZ Olenka Jackson | Moetsi Mike Martino | CTRL Building Systems
PANEL: Go With the [Urban] Flow* Margaret Newman | Stantec Timur Dogan | Cornell University Luc Wilson | KPF Moderator
ROUNDTABLES ClientPay | Online Payment Solution Walk-through Microsol Resources | 3D Visualization Software Brings Your Visions to Reality Moetsi & CTRL Building | Real-time, 3D People Detection and Occupancy Data OpenAsset | How Cloud-Based Solutions are Transforming the AEC World
BIZ BLITZ Ryan Camardo | ClientPay Sofia Jaramillo | Microsol Resources Craig Macdonald | OpenAssets
PANEL: Tools for Equitable Stakeholder Engagement* Colin Booth | Placetailor Katherine Faulkner | WestFaulkner Luc Wilson | KPF Moderator
PANEL: Digital Delivery & Craft* Nicole Mater | HOK John Haymaker | Perkins + Will Adam Chernick | SHoP Architects Luc Wilson | KPF Moderator
*Includes 10 minute meet & greet
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CO-CHAIR LUC WILSON Director of Urban Interface | KPF A Director at KPF, Luc leads KPF Urban Interface, an internal think tank furthering urban planning and architectural design through computational research and a suite of proprietary analytical tools. Luc’s approach optimizes performance metrics within a human-centric framework of how cities, neighborhoods, and buildings are used from day to day by the people they serve. Luc is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP teaching courses focused on performance-based design and urban data analytics. He is a member of the Urban Design Forum and on the planning committee for the Municipal Arts Society. SARAH WILLIAMS
GIS Expert, Professor of Technology | MIT Civic Data Design Lab
Director of Interactive Visualization | SHoP Architects
Keynote Sarah Williams is an Associate Professor of Technology and Urban Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she is also Director of the Civic Data Design Lab and the Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism. Williams combines her training in computation and design to create communication strategies that expose urban policy issues to broad audiences and create civic change. Williams is co-founder and developer of Envelope.city, a web-based software product that allows users to visualize and modify zoning in New York City.
As Director of Interactive Visualization, Chernick leads research and development for AR/VR and adjacent emerging technology at SHoP Architects. Previously Chernick led BIM strategy and coordination on several large projects including the GroupM Global Headquarters, in World Trade Center 3. His years on the design technology and documentation side of AEC has given him a unique perspective to focus efforts within AR/VR and software development. He has designed, built and launched apps for both iOS and Android, and is a frequent speaker on the implications of AR/VR in AEC. His applications with SHoP Architects have been nominated for awards, featured in museums, and written about in publications including the New York Times.
Managing Director | Placetailor Colin is the Managing Director at Placetailor, a Boston-based, integrated development/ design/ build/ R&D cooperative. He has over 20 years of experience in all scales of design and planning, driving innovative and sustainable strategies within complex, collaborative projects. Colin’s previous positions included Associate Architect and Head of Sustainability at Sasaki, and President of the Sasaki Foundation. Colin has taught and lectured at all Boston area design schools, as well as Zhuhai and Guangzhou, China
Director, Environmental Systems Lab | Cornell University Timur Dogan is an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture and the Director of the Environmental Systems Lab Opens at Cornell. Dogan holds a Ph.D. from MIT, a Master of Design Studies from Harvard GSD, and a Dipl. Ing. in architecture with distinction from the Technical University Darmstadt, where he was a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation. His research expertise is in daylighting, energy modeling, passive climate control strategies, and performance-driven design workflows in
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both urban and architectural scale. To date, he has authored and coauthored several widely used software tools, journal papers, and peerreviewed scientific articles.
fell in love with architecture while taking a gap year skiing in Aspen and supporting himself by working on a construction site. NICOLE MATER, AIA
KATHERINE FAULKNER, FAIA Director | PT-TECH Katie Faulkner is a director at PTTech, a division of Placetailor, and the founder of WestFaulkner, an office with a mission for environmentally considered design. She has been engaged for 25 years with spaces and buildings for education, working, living, and healthcare. Previously she was a Vice President of Design for Katerra, focusing on mid-rise mass timber housing. For nearly a decade prior, she was a founding partner of the firm NADAAA. She has been recognized with notable awards, including the 2014 Holcim Award and 2018 AIA COTE Award. In 2017 she received the Women in Design Award from the Boston Society of Architects. In 2020 she was named to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. JOHN HAYMAKER Director of Research | Perkins + Will As Perkins&Will’s Director of Research, John helps to bridge research and academics with the global firm’s practice by collaborating with architects, urban designers, and planners—putting him at the forefront of emerging knowledge and technology in the AEC industry. He holds multiple degrees in architecture, design and computation, and civil and environmental engineering. However, he
Project Architect | HOK Nicole Mater is a Project Designer and practicing architect at HOK. She resolves intricate problems with a data-driven analytical approach, providing clarity and inspiring confidence throughout the design process. Using the power of parametric design, she orchestrates fluctuating design elements in real-time. A champion for regenerative design, Nicole strategically guides projects to sustainable solutions that maximize the Triple Bottom Line. MARGARET NEWMAN, FAIA, LEED AP Practice Leader Urban Places and Smart Mobility | Stantec With over 25 years of experience as an architect and urban planner, Margaret Newman is Principal at More Urban/Marren and Newman Architects and Practice Leader of Urban Places and Smart Mobility at Stantec in New York City. Newman has served as Executive Director of the Municipal Art Society of New York and as Chief of Staff at the New York City Department of Transportation under Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Sadik-Khan. Margaret received a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, is a certified LEED AP, BD+C professional and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
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Earn CEUs after today’s program 1 presentation, 1 AIA CEU credits 4:00 - 5:00 PM
OPTIMIZING RHINO. INSIDE.REVIT WORKFLOW To be an effective designer today, you need tools to quickly develop your designs and accurately communicate them to all project stakeholders. Join us as we explore the Rhino workflow, from early design and model exploration to further refinement and documentation using Revit. Joseph Freund, AEC Application Specialist at Microsol Resources, will demonstrate the new ability of the Rhino. He will share new features and tips & tricks for a seamless Rhino workflow, such as: inside Revit technology, using Grasshopper to extract geometry of a Revit element, and tips to writing your own custom scripts. PRESENTER:
Joseph Freund | Microsol Resources
Up to 1 CEU credits will be provided (1 credit per presentation), directly following the TECH+ forum. JOSEPH FREUND | Microsol Resources
Joseph Freund is an AEC Application Specialist at Microsol Resources, an Autodesk Platinum Partner, in their New York office. He has experience designing single-family homes, healthcare facilities, and affordable housing. He is interested in the relationship between technology and the designer, particularly how generative design can develop spatial solutions intelligently driven by data while elegantly incorporating aesthetic motifs. Joseph received his Master of Architecture from Iowa State University and his Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering from Loras College. In his free time, he loves camping under dark skies and taking photos of nature.
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At Ctrl Building Systems we provide specification-grade integration for intelligent lighting control and IoT connected building systems. We understand the benefits of smart, data-driven platforms and help our clients realize their goals in Workplace Sustainability, Comfort, and Efficiency through strategic device planning and sensor deployment. Our team is trained in a diverse set of reliable manufacturing partners and work with our clients to build the product ecosystem that meets the exact requirements and budget to satisfy the job.
Spatial Fields, by Moetsi, creates a real-time 3D model of your space using advanced sensor technology. The tech anonymously detects human bodies and streams that data into a UI built on Unity with an open API for third-party developers to build apps utilizing the real-time spatial data. Ctrl app (by Ctrl Building) is the first app built for the system. After integrating sensors for a PoE infrastructure, Ctrl app is used for lighting control and other critical building systems. OLENKA JACKSON Co-Founder and CEO
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