New York City
THE PREMIER CONFERENCE ON
HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDING ENCLOSURES
April 4 & 5, 2019
At Metropolitan West
Bringing together some of the world’s most productive building professionals
Be inspired and learn how to innovate all steps of facade implementation, from systems and materials to designs and delivery strategies.
Earn AIA HSW Credits
Remain registered to practice
with continuing education credits
Attend a full day of stimulating presentations and panels that examines the fast-paced evolution of facade technology, addresses new perspectives on building skins, and explores innovative, sustainable design practices. Includes access to Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery.
Visit the Methods + Materials gallery to meet with industry-leading manufactures of every possible product from cladding, glazing, framing + facade systems to advanced materials and services. Over sixty companies on hand to field questions and demo products for all of your project needs.
Engage in in-depth conversations with the industry’s leading design professionals in an intimate, seminar-style setting. Customize your schedule by selecting one morning and one afternoon sessions which match your level of expertise and interest.
Juergen Riehm, FAIA, BDA, is a co-founding principal of 1100 Architect, a New York- and Frankfurt-based architecture firm. Since launching the company in 1983, he has completed many award-winning buildings across different markets and at various scales, including the Queens Central Library: Children’s Library Discovery Center, Riverside Health Center, multiple projects with NYC Parks, and a long roster of arts and residential work.Juergen received a Diploma in Architecture from FH Rheinland-Pfalz in 1977 and his Post-Graduate Architecture Degree from the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts in 1982, where he currently serves on the alumni foundation’s advisory board. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), Member of Germany’s Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and a member of the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA).
Doriana Mandrelli Fuksas was born in Rome where she graduated in History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1979. She has also earned a degree in Architecture from ESA, École Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris. She has done didactic activities at the Institute of History of Art at the Faculty of Letters and Arts and at Industrial Design Department ITACA at “La Sapienza” University in Rome. She has curated four “Special Projects” at the “VII Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia”, Less Aesthetics, More Ethics in 2000: Jean Prouvè, Jean Maneval, the Peace Pavilion and Architecture of Spaces, and the Contemporary Art section. She has worked with Massimiliano Fuksas in 1985 and has been director in charge of “Fuksas Design” since 1997. In 2002 she was decorated Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française. In 2006 Awards for Excellence Europe” ULI (Urban Land Institute), first prize awarded to New Trade Fair, Rho-Pero in Milan, Italy, Washington D. C. In 2012 Wallpaper* Design Awards 2012, EUR New Congress Centre, Rome, Italy awarded Best Building Site, London, UK. In 2013 she was decorated Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la RépubliqueFrançaise. The same year the Idea-Tops Awards, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport-T3, awarded Best Transportation Space in Shenzhen, China and Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards 2013, Improntawash-basin for Catalano awarded Gold Winner in the Innovation in Design, London. From 2014 to 2015 she was, with Massimiliano Fuksas, the author of the Design column in the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica”.
Massimiliano Fuksas of Lithuanian descent, was born in Rome in 1944. He graduated in Architecture from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1969. Since the Eighties he has been one of the protagonists of the contemporary architectural scene.
From 1994 to 1997 he was a member of the Planning Commissions in Berlin and Salzburg.In 1998 he was awarded for his professional career with “Vitruvio International a la Trayectoria” in Buenos Aires. From 1998 to 2000 he directed the “VII Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia”, Less Aesthetics, More Ethics. In 1999 he received the Grand Prix National d’Architecture Française, the following year he was named National Academic of San Luca and was decorated Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française. In 2002 the Honorary Fellowship of the AIA – American Institute of Architects , Washington D.C. Three years later member of the Académied’Architecture in Paris.In 2006 the Honorary Fellowship of the RIBA – Royal Institute of British Architects, London UK and was named Cavaliere di Gran Croce della Repubblica Italiana. In 2010 he was decorated with Légiond’Honneur by the French President. In 2012 the Medal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in Italy, and the Global Lithuanian Award, Art and Culture category in Vilnius, Lithuania. The following year the Idea-Tops Awards, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport-T3, awarded Best Transportation Space in Shenzhen, China. In 2014 Architizer A + Award and Architizer A + Popular Choice Award, Transportation-Airports category in New York. From 2000 to 2015 he was author of the architecture column – founded by Bruno Zevi – in the Italian news magazine “L’Espresso” and from 2014 to 2015 he was, with his wife, the author of the Design column in the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica”.
He has been Visiting Professor at a number of Universities such as Columbia University in New York, the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris, the Akademie der BildendenKünste in Wien, the Staatliche Akademie der BildendenKünste in Stuttgart.
Long since he is dedicating special attention to the study of urban problems in large metropolitan areas.
Toshiko Mori is the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the principal of Toshiko Mori Architect PLLC.
Her firm’s recent work includes master plans for the Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch and the Buffalo Botanical Gardens; Thread, a cultural center and artists’ residences in rural Senegal; Fass School and Teachers’ Residence also in Senegal; and new canopy for the #7 subway line for the Hudson Park and Boulevard in New York City. The firm’s design for Brown University’s expansion for the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs was completed this fall. Their projects have been internationally exhibited, which includes at the 2012, 2014 and recent 2018 Venice Architecture Biennales, the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial and at the Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen in 2015. Architectural Digest listed her amongst their biennial AD100 in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
She regularly contributes to publications and has won numerous awards; the Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the AIANY Chapter Medal of Honor and in 2016 was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Her projects have won many awards from Architizer, The Plan and the American Institute of Architects. Thread was recently named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Greatest Places in the World 2018. She has also recently been named the recipient of the Farnsworth Art Museum’s 2018 Maine in America Award.
She served as the chair of the Alvar Aalto Medal jury and was recently on the jury for the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition.
What are they Saying?
This event fosters idea generation and creative thinking. This is at the heart of 3M’s innovative culture so Facades+ is the perfect place for us to meet with like-minded people who look for new and better ways of doing thingsSteve Austin
We continue to be impressed by the organization, diversity of topics and the positive support Facades+ receives from the architectural community.Michael Turner
The opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions for today’s complex construction environment is invaluable to manufacturers, architects, contractors and consultants.Chip Bisignaro