Enclosure Innovations
in the Midwest

July 30, 2020

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Facades+ Kansas City is moving online to virtually connect some of the world’s most productive building professionals in the midwest.

Located on the border of the Midwest and the Great Plains, Kansas City is home to a thriving architecture and engineering industry that punches well above its weight. This online conference, co-chaired by Populous, will highlight the city’s work in both the region and afar.

Earn up to 8 AIA CEUs

Meet with sponsors and learn about products

Hear speakers on the main stage

Connect with other attendees during breakout sessions

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Program 8:15 - 4:30 CT

4 AIA HSW CEUs

8:15 – 8:30am

Virtual Doors Open / Expo Hall Open

8:30 – 8:40am

Welcome

  • Diana Darling

    Publisher

    The Architect’s Newspaper

  • Phil Kolbo

    Associate Principal

    Populous

8:40 – 9:40am

Design Bespoke Facades: Design Methods for Custom Enclosures

Advances in facade design, especially in the realm of digital design and advanced fabrication, are fundamentally changing how architects work. This panel features Populous Associate Principal Phil Kolbo; and Gensler Senior Associate & Technical Director, and founder of Gensler Enclosures, Stephen Katz. Both panelists will discuss their recent projects that exemplify this trend, and dive into the technical aspects required to achieve them.

  • Phil Kolbo

    Associate Principal

    Populous

  • Stephen Katz

    Senior Associate & Technical Director

    Gensler

  • MODERATORNicole Smolenski

    Associate

    Populous

9:40 – 10:10am

Sponsor Workshop Sessions

  • A History of Innovation presented by Agrob Butchal
  • How to Specify Architectural Precast Concrete
  • Comfort, Safety, Protection, & Environment- Polyiso CI
  • Pre-Engineered Systems
  • Shildan presents Custom Shape & Glaze Development Process
  • Stop Wasting Money on Firestopping, Visit STI Firestop
  • Lightweight Cladding
  • Choose Framing First for High-Performance Facades
10:10 – 10:20am

Expo Break

10:20 – 11:20am

Innovation Experimentation and Advancements in Fabrication

These two panelists, Andy Brayman of The Matter Factory and Matthew Hufft of Hufft, deploy digital design and handcrafted techniques to further the design possibilities of opaque materials; from custom-glazed architectural ceramics to folded mild steel panels. Each will present recent work in the in the Kansas City-region, including the Wyandotte Parking Garage and the Humboldt Fitness Center.

  • Matthew Hufft

    Principal

    Hufft

  • Andy Brayman

    Founder

    The Matter Factory

  • MODERATOR Phil Kolbo

    Associate Principal

    Populous

11:20 – 11:50am

Sponsor Workshop Sessions

  • A History of Innovation presented by Agrob Butchal
  • Case Study: Murphyspboro PAC: Graphic Concrete + CarbonCast
  • Comfort, Safety, Protection, & Environment- Polyiso CI
  • Custom Designed Systems
  • Meet the Shildan Group Mid West Sales Team
  • Firestopping Done Right – From Design to Project Completion
  • Lightweight Cladding
  • Choose Framing First for High-Performance Facades
11:50am – 12:50pm

Resiliency Resilient Facades: Disaster Safety Methods

This panel with Joyce Raybuck of BNIM, Brandon Dake of Dake | Wells, and David Ford of Walter P Moore, will dive into facade and structural strategies to confront the growing threat of extreme weather events; primarily high-speed winds and solar radiation. Each panelist will present an case study or series of case studies, from Kansas City and beyond, that can be applied to breadth of project scales.

  • Brandon Dake

    Executive Director

    Dake | Wells Architecture

  • Joyce Raybuck

    Associate Principal

    BNIM

  • David Ford

    Principal

    Walter P Moore

  • MODERATOR Phil Kolbo

    Associate Principal

    Populous

12:50 – 1:00pm

Expo Break

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Earn up to 4 AIA CEUs
1:00 – 2:00pm

Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems for Today’s Hybrid Window Wall Designs

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  • Aaron Alterman

    Facades and Curtain Wall Specialist

    STI Firestop

2:00 – 3:00pm

Architectural Mesh Systems - Design Freedom & Functionality

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  • Ivan Zorn

    Sales & Business Development Manager

    Cambridge

3:00 – 4:00pm

Back-Ventilated & Pressure-Equalized Rainscreen System

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  • Jenn Marchesani

    Vice President Sales & Marketing

    Shildan Group

  • Brian Ruiter

    Midwest Sales Manager

    Shildan Group

4:00 – 5:00pm

Ventilated Facade with Porcelain Tiles

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  • John Penta

    Facade Consultant

    TerraCORE Panels

Full Day Pricing

Symposium + Afternoon CE Strong Workshops. Earn up to 7 AIA CEUs.

Early Bird

  • First 50 registrants

    79

General Admission

  • 99

Student

  • 15

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Sponsors

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Contact Us

SPONSORSHIP/EXHIBIT

Diana Darling
ddarling@archpaper.com
212-966-0630 ex. 11

EVENTS MARKETING MANAGER

Karen Diaz
kdiaz@archpaper.com

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Matthew Marani
mmarani@archpaper.com
212-966-0630 ext. 25