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

Diana Darling

Diana Darling

Publisher

The Architect’s Newspaper

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Edward Peck

Edward Peck

Principal Architect

Edward Peck Design

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CO-CHAIR

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

We examine new projects such as the large-scale curved glass in Kreuck + Sexton’s Chicago Mercantile Exchange and then dig down to details like silicone gasketry, coatings, and systems.

Moderator: Edward Peck, Edward Peck Design

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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9:50 – 10:10am

Networking Break

10:10 – 11:10am

RESEARCH Integrating Research to Advance Design Solutions

How to best implement and understand the latest research on air barriers, natural ventilation, shading, civic policies, energy simulations and other elements that make up the building envelope.

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: TBD

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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12:30 – 12:40pm

Closing Remarks, Diana Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper

Complimentary Lunch for Registered Workshop Attendees

*Schedule and speakers subject to change