DAY 1 – 8 CEUs

SYMPOSIUM + Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery

Attend a full day of stimulating presentations and panels that examines the fast-paced evolution of facade technology.

Address new perspectives on building skins, and explores innovative, sustainable design practices.

Symposium Agenda

7:30 – 8:30am

Registration

8:30 – 8:40am

Welcome:

Diana Darling

Diana Darling

Publisher

The Architect’s Newspaper

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Zhanina Boyadzhieva

Zhanina Boyadzhieva

Designer + Business Development

CO-CHAIR

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

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Kevin Bell

Kevin Bell

Associate

CO-CHAIR

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

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8:40 – 8:50am

Civic Perspective

8:50 – 9:50am

Patterns & Screens | Functional Facades by Design

The panel will explore layering of screen systems ranging from large-scale vertical fins at Harvard District Energy Facility to custom pre-manufactured perforated shading devices at Harvard Science Engineering Complex, each working in symbiosis with the building envelope behind to define a unique and functional pattern on site.

Robert Matthew Noblett

Robert Matthew Noblett

Partner

Behnisch Architekten

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Irene Kang

Irene Kang

Associate

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

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Nicola Haberbosch

Nicola Haberbosch

Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering

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James Richardson

James Richardson

Senior Facade Engineer

Thornton Tomasetti

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9:50 – 10:10am

Networking Break

10:10 – 11:10am

Height & Incisions | Delving into the Details of One Dalton

This panel will bridge perspectives of the architect, engineer and developer of One Dalton to delve into the design and construction of the future tallest residential building in downtown Boston.

Roy G. Barris, Associate Partner, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

11:10 – 11:30am

Networking Break

11:30am – 12:30pm

Lightness & Weight | Creating Continuity in Cityscape with Hybrid Facades

Balancing Boston’s historic and Brutalist landmarks, Congress Square and Smith Center projects introduce juxtapositions of materials and styles. The case studies will tackle challenges of redefining, adding and constructing additions in busy urban centers.

Henry Moss

Henry Moss

Principal

Bruner / Cott

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Amy Korté

Amy Korté

Design Principal

Arrowstreet

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Ken Amano

Ken Amano

Corporate Quality Manager

Consigli Construction

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12:30 – 12:40pm

Closing Remarks, Diana Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper

*Schedule and speakers subject to change