South Florida

THE PREMIER CONFERENCE ON HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDING ENCLOSURES


March 13

At Le Meridien Dania Beach

  • PRESENTED BY
  • CONFERENCE CHAIR

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The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the future face of South Florida. These well-rounded, expert dialogues will inform and inspire.

The Facades+ conference series is a robust dialogue encompassing all things building skin—bridging the profession, industry, academia, operations, and ownership. We’ve distilled the best of the Facades+ 2-day event into a quick-take morning forum with a strong local flair.

Earn AIA CEUs

Remain registered to practice with continuing education credits

Attendees Include

  • AIA Members
  • Architects
  • Architecture Students and Faculty
  • Building Envelope Specialists
  • Construction Professionals
  • Developers
  • Engineers
  • Manufacturers
  • Materials Specialists

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Symposium Agenda

7:30 – 8:30am

Check-in & Breakfast | Methods+Materials Gallery

8:30 – 8:40am

Welcome

  • Diana Darling

    Publisher

    The Architect’s Newspaper

  • Igor Reyes

    Vice President

    NBWW

    CO-CHAIR
8:40 – 9:40am

Building Resilience in the Tropical World

A deep dive into facade materials and forms that stand up to the ever-changing climate challenges of South Florida.

  • Jacqueline Touzet Gonzalez

    Founding Principal

    Touzet Studio

  • Jeffrey E. Huber

    Principal

    Brooks + Scarpa Architects

  • Susanne Torriente

    Chief Resilience Officer

    City of Miami Beach

  • Henry Rueda

    Professor

    FIU College of Architecture

9:40 – 10:00am

Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery

10:00 – 11:00am

Facade as Neighborhood: Wynwood Grows Up

Evolving from gritty grafitti-ed warehouses to Class A office towers, new buildings utilize the building envelope to mirror and enrich this unique urban arts district.

  • Claudio Salazar

    LEED AP, Associate, Project Designer

    NBWW

  • Paulina Szpiech

    Facade Engineer/Architect

    Gensler

11:00 – 11:20am

Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery

11:20am – 12:20pm

From Podium to Crown: Miami Worldcenter's New Iconic Towers

The architects and facade consultants examine the first hi-rise facades on this 27 acre "new downtown", zoned to engage pedestrians and create a new cityscape.

  • Jeff Sakowitz

    Senior Associate

    Elkus Manfredi Architects

  • Danilo Nanni

    Associate Principal

    De Simone

  • Ashley A. Reed

    S.E. Region Director Facades Consulting

    DeSimone

12:20 – 12:30pm

Closing Remarks

By Diana Darling

1:00 – 4:00pm
POWERED BY

Designing sustainable building envelopes by thinking outside the box

As the built environment becomes more complex, so too are the systems are used to create them. During this afternoon’s topics we will learn from industry experts on how these systems can contribute to a sustainable building envelope, such as firestop systems that ensure occupant’s safety, self-cleaning facade panels and smart tinting glass technologies to ensure occupant comfort.

Earn AIA CEUs

Pricing

Facades+AM Symposium

  • Professional Rate

    99

Student

  • Student

    25

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Travel

FORUM & HOTEL LOCATION
Le Meridien Dania Beach
1825 Griffin Road
Dania Beach, FL 33004

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Sponsors

Over twenty companies from cladding, glazing, framing + facade systems, to advanced materials and service sectors will be on hand to field questions and demo products for all of your project needs.

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SPONSORSHIP/EXHIBIT

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

EVENT LOGISTICS

Susan Kramer
skramer@archpaper.com 212-966-0630 ex. 14

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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