4 CEUs

SYMPOSIUM + Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery

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

The forum addresses new perspectives on building skins, and explores innovative, sustainable design practices, plus offers new products and materials.

7:30 – 8:30am

Registration

8:30 – 8:40am

Welcome

Dionne Darling

Dionne Darling

Associate Publisher

The Architect’s Newspaper

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Edward Peck

Edward Peck

Principal Architect

Edward Peck Design

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CO-CHAIR

Kurt Wenzel

Kurt Wenzel

Architectural Sales Representative

YKK AP America

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8:40 – 8:50am

Civic Perspective

Judith Frydland

Judith Frydland

Deputy Commissioner

Chicago Department of Buildings

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8:50 – 9:50am

MATERIALS Ongoing Advancements in Glass Technology: From Smart Coatings to Connection Design

This panel examines glass detailing, connection design and advancements in glass coating technologies comparing the past, present and future technologies. Projects like the large-scale curved glass facade in Krueck + Sexton’s renovation of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange are discussed as current examples of these technical advancements.

Moderator: Edward Peck

Alfonso Lopez

Alfonso Lopez

Principal

Sentech Architectural Systems

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Mark Sexton

Mark Sexton

Founding Partner

Krueck + Sexton

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Mark Chiu

Mark Chiu

Sr. Project Dir.

Thornton Tomasetti

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Edward Peck

Edward Peck

Principal Architect

Edward Peck Design

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CO-CHAIR

9:50 – 10:10am

Networking Break

10:10 – 11:10am

RESEARCH Integrating Research to Advance Design Solutions

This panel studies the concept and importance of research in the design and construction industry, the importance of civic policies and academic engagement for the development of high-performance building envelopes and a sustainable future.

Moderator: Alloy Kemp

Alloy Kemp

Alloy Kemp

Senior Project Engineer

Thornton Tomasetti

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Katrin Klingenberg

Katrin Klingenberg

Executive Director

Passive House Institute US

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Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell

Professor and Interim Head

University of Minnesota

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Edward Peck

Edward Peck

Principal Architect

Edward Peck Design

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CO-CHAIR

11:10 – 11:30am

Networking Break

11:30am – 12:30pm

PROJECTS Thinking Outside of the Box: Beyond the Traditional

Case studies include the the kinetic metal mesh screen on Gensler’s new Fulton Market building and other inventive uses of non-glass building enclosures, such as the Corten cladding on the Trumpf Smart Factory near O’Hare. We’ll hear from the architects and a developer.

Moderator: Jennifer Park

Sasha Zeljic

Sasha Zeljic

Principal

Gensler

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Anthony Hrusovsky

Anthony Hrusovsky

Development Project Manager

Sterling Bay

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Karl Heitman

Karl Heitman

Founder and President

Heitman Architects

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Jennifer Park

Jennifer Park

Principal

Brininstool + Lynch

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Robert Leahy

Robert Leahy

Operations Manager

TRUMPF Smart Factory

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12:30 – 12:40pm

Closing Remarks, Dionne Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper

Complimentary Lunch for Registered Workshop Attendees

*Schedule and speakers subject to change