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Washington DC

October 14, 2021

Washington Plaza

6 AIA HSW CEUs

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Facades+ Washington D.C., hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper, is an event filled with tailor-made presentations and robust dialogue on high-level detailing of all things building skin. We invited leading specialists to present their most innovative projects with a regional flair. Throughout the day, you can expect to hear about the latest innovations in sophisticated glazing, the rigorous retrofitting of the iconic Carnegie Library and handcrafted copper overhaul of 1701 Rhode Island Avenue, as well as two new projects that go above and beyond the facade – literally – to incorporate the roof into a multifaceted and complex design. Following the symposium of exclusive projects, join us for the opportunity to network with other member of the AEC community in Washington D.C.
Gary Martinez, FAIA

Studio Director and Partner

OTJ Architects

Craig Copeland, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Mark Rabinowitz

Senior Vice President

EverGreene Architectural Arts, Inc

Jennie Gwin, AIA

Principal

Beyer Blinder Belle

John A. Jackson, AIA

Senior Project Manager

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Doug James, AIA

Associate Principal

WDG Architecture

Jeffrey Kerr, P.E

Principal

Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger

Andrew Kobalka, AIA

Senior Associate

Gensler

Chris Leonberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal, Director of Design

OTJ Architects

Jake Marzolf, AIA

Associate Principal

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Stefano Sani, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal and Director of Design

Hickok Cole

AGENDA

Symposium
3 AIA HSW CEUs
8:00 - 8:50 AM ET - Check In
  • Matthew Hoffman
    Director of Operations
  • Moderator
    Gary Martinez, FAIA
    Studio Director and Partner
  • Mike Turner
    Senior Vice President

There is a discernible trend towards facades of greater opacity. Whether this shift results from new aesthetic conventions or performance standards is a subject of debate, but architects are still presented with the challenge of marrying glazing and demands for transparency with materials such as terra-cotta and ultra high performance concrete. This panel will explore bespoke curtain wall systems of 2100 Pennslyvania Avenue and the soon to be completed Signal House in Washington D.C., while also illuminating the design assist processes and client requests that informed their outcome.

  • Speaker
    Craig Copeland, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
    Principal
  • Speaker
    Doug James, AIA
    Associate Principal
  • Speaker
    John A. Jackson, AIA
    Senior Project Manager
  • Speaker
    Andrew Kobalka, AIA
    Senior Associate
  • Moderator
    Gary Martinez, FAIA
    Studio Director and Partner
10:00 - 10:30 AM - Methods + Materials Break

The path to sustainability runs through adaptive reuse and architectural retrofit. Washington D.C. is home to grand Beaux-Arts edifices and more contemporary buildings and, as a result, is a hotbed for both strategies. Two firms in Washington D.C., Hickok Cole and Beyer Blinder Belle, are leading the way in this regard, and this panel presenters will examine the dramatic retrofit of 1701 Rhode Island Avenue and the painstaking restoration of the under-utilized Carnegie Library.

  • Speaker
    Jennie Gwin, AIA
    Principal
  • Speaker
    Mark Rabinowitz
    Senior Vice President
  • Speaker
    Stefano Sani, LEED AP BD+C
    Associate Principal and Director of Design
  • Speaker
    Jeffrey Kerr, P.E
    Principal
  • Moderator
    Gary Martinez, FAIA
    Studio Director and Partner
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Methods + Materials Break

Rising land costs and ever-increasing commercial rivalries over offered amenities are driving advanced designs of rooftops. Termed the 'Fifth' facade, these oft neglected spaces are being leveled up with greater accessibility and innovative uses of materials. Panelists Studio Twenty Seven Architecture and OTJ Architects will dive into the forces driving this paradigm shift against the four-sided adage of the past, and their methodologies for developing hostically complex and multi-faceted rooflines.

  • Speaker
    Jake Marzolf, AIA
    Associate Principal
  • Speaker
    Chris Leonberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
    Principal, Director of Design
  • Moderator
    Gary Martinez, FAIA
    Studio Director and Partner
Afternoon Lunch & Learn
Lunch will be provided
3 AIA HSW CEUs
POWERED BY

Credit type: 1 AIA/HSW
Provider: STI Firestop

Today’s high-performance building enclosures demand high performance fire protection! The development of new “Hybrid Window Wall designs” has created issues on projects throughout North America. Curtain wall consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ’s) are requiring tested firestop solutions for this growing wall type. Fully understanding the role and value of perimeter fire barrier systems in today’s ever changing and complex designs cannot be overstated. As the industry changes almost on a monthly basis, understanding how to maintain the integrity of a non-rated hybrid window wall system for up to 2 hours is critical in the design phase to eliminate costly changes, delays, and compromised life safety requirements during construction. Key topics are outlined below and will be discussed in detail incorporating PowerPoint & video.

Learning Objectives
  • Understanding the issues and concerns of new Hybrid Window Wall designs
  • Importance of testing for Hybrid Window Wall designs
    • Understanding ASTM E2307 and the Intermediate Scale Multi-Story Test Apparatus
    • Understanding the sequencing and installation of tested solutions
    • Documenting the performance of a successful perimeter fire barrier test
  • Common misconceptions about Hybrid Window Wall designs
  • Aaron Alterman
    Curtain Wall & Facade Specialist
    STI Firestop

Credit type: 1 LU/HSW
Provider: Kalwall

Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance.

Learning Objectives
  • Effective and versatile Daylighting strategies and techniques.
  • Special performance options and benefits.
  • Applications for sustainable design.
  • Diffused daylighting for security, health and safety and inviting interior spaces.
  • Mike Keller
    Regional Manager - Mid-Atlantic

LOCATION

Washington Plaza Hotel

10 Thomas Cir NW
Washington, DC 20005

Single Rate: $209 plus tax & incidentals.
Double Rate: $229 plus tax & incidentals.

Cutoff date for the special rate is September 20, 2021

Book online, or call 202.842.1300 or 800.424.1140 and reference Facades+ Symposium & Expo to benefit from the special rate.

Your safety is our top priority.

We are keeping things safe to present this event in
person. Learn about our safety protocols here.

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PRICING

Your conference ticket includes unlimited access to our in person event: the advice and knowledge of our speakers in the morning, exclusive CE|Strong workshops in the afternoon, and a chance to network with others in the AEC industry. Explore the registration options to mix and match your Facades+ programming.

Facades+ AM Symposium

$99

Symposium + CE|Strong Lunch & Learn

$135

CE|Strong Lunch & Learn

$40

Student Conference Tickets

$25

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