Philadelphia

THE PREMIER CONFERENCE ON
HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDING ENCLOSURES

October 18

At the Philadelphia 201 Hotel

A Marriott Bonvoy Hotel

Join Us in Philly

The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the future face of Philly. 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. Facades+AM returns to Philly this October 18.

Earn 4 AIA HSW Credits

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

Conference Co-Chair

Saul Jabbawy

Saul Jabbawy

Principal

Ewing Cole

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CO-CHAIR

7:30 – 8:30am

Registration

8:30 – 8:45am

Welcome

Diana Darling

Diana Darling

Publisher

The Architect’s Newspaper

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Saul Jabbawy

Saul Jabbawy

Principal

Ewing Cole

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CO-CHAIR

Derrick Clutchey

Derrick Clutchey

NE Region General Manager

8:45 – 9:45am

HEALTHCARE/BIOTECH Wellness as a Foundation, Inside and Out: New Facilities that Embody Health

Human wellness depends on the health of the built environment. Good facade design provides an opportunity to benefit patients, researchers and community. Two new facilities, Ewing Cole’s Essentia Health Vision Northland complex in Minnesota and ZGF’s 3675 Market, part of Wexford’s science and technology center in uCity Square, create the foundation for well-being through design, materials and performance.

Kristin Henry

Kristin Henry

Sr. Advisor

Essentia Health

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Saul Jabbawy

Saul Jabbawy

Principal

Ewing Cole

Bio »

CO-CHAIR

Paul-Arthur Heller

Paul-Arthur Heller

Associate Principal

ZGF

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Barbara Klinkhammer

Barbara Klinkhammer

Executive Dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Jefferson University

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MODERATOR

9:45 – 10:05am

Networking Break

10:05 – 11:05am

MATERIALS Medium-sized and Mixed-use Projects: Opportunities for Creative Mix of Materials and Scale

Satisfying many demands and different end-users, residential/commercial properties present design challenges and opportunities for creative expression in the building envelope.

Carl Emberger

Carl Emberger

Technical Director

Coscia Moos Architecture

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Scott Erdy

Scott Erdy

Design Principal

Erdy McHenry Architecture

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Elizabeth Kahley

Elizabeth Kahley

Associate

DIGSAU

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Annette Fierro

Annette Fierro

Associate Professor of Architecture and Associate Chair

Weitzman School, University of Pennsylvania

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MODERATOR

11:05am – 11:25am

Networking Break

11:25 – 12:25pm

MEGADEVELOPMENT Schuylkill Yards First Facades: Architects’ and Developers’ POV

Philadelphia expands its horizons with huge riverfront projects breaking ground, reinvigorating previously underused sites. The developer and architects of the first buildings, including the iconic Bulletin, talk about retrofit and new facades which will define and draw people to these mixed use spaces.

Joseph Ritchie

Joseph Ritchie

Vice President

Brandywine Realty Trust

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Richard Maimon

Richard Maimon

Partner

KieranTimberlake

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Mark Faulkner

Mark Faulkner

Associate Partner

PAU

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Robert A. McConnell

Robert A. McConnell

President

EwingCole

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MODERATOR

12:25pm – 12:35pm

Closing Remarks, Diana Darling | The Architect’s Newspaper

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Afternoon CE Session 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 up to 4 AIA CEUs.

Understanding Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems in the Modern Age: Maintaining Integrity in Today’s Complex Backpan Designs

Instructor: Aaron Alterman, STI Firestop

Course Description

Glass Options for Enhanced Building Design

Instructor: Kyle Sword, Business Development Manager, Pilkington

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Lessons Learned from a Masonry Mock Up

Instructor: Casey Weisdock, Director of Industry Development and Technical Services, International Masonry Institute

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Pricing

Travel

Philadelphia 201 Hotel

FORUM LOCATION AND HOTEL

Philadelphia 201 Hotel
A Marriott Bonvoy Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Single, double rate: $159 plus tax & incidentals.
Triple rate: $179 plus tax & incidentals.

Cutoff date for special rate is September 26, 2019.

Reserve online or call 215-448-2000 and identify yourself as a member of The Architect’s Newspaper –Facades+ Symposium & Expo.

FAQs

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

Yes, once we have processed your registration and payment, you will get an email confirmation detailing your registration.

Do I need to bring my registration confirmation to the conference?

Yes, it’s always a good idea.

What do I need to bring if I registered as a Student?

Bring a current student ID card with your photo and present it when checking in.

When do I get my badge and/or event tickets?

Badges will be provided at check-in at the site on the day of the event.

Exhibitor Logistics

Please do not send oversize packages or crates. This is a tabletop show, not a booth, and there is ltd. storage space at the venue. Please get approval ahead of time for anything oversized or the packages may be refused.

Contact Cassandra Zouzias for Shipping Address and Logistics.

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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