Bringing together some of the world’s most productive building professionals
Be inspired and learn how to innovate all steps of facade implementation, from systems and materials to designs and delivery strategies.
Earn up to 8 AIA HSW Credits
Remain registered to practice
with continuing education credits
Attend a full day of stimulating presentations and panels that examines the fast-paced evolution of facade technology, addresses new perspectives on building skins, and explores innovative, sustainable design practices. Includes access to Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery.
Visit the Methods + Materials gallery to meet with industry-leading manufactures of every possible product from cladding, glazing, framing + facade systems to advanced materials and services. Over sixty companies on hand to field questions and demo products for all of your project needs
Engage in in-depth conversations with the industry’s leading design professionals in an intimate, seminar-style setting. Customize your schedule by selecting one morning and one afternoon sessions which match your level of expertise and interest.
Friday, September 21st
200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Dan O’Riley, AIA, is an Associate Director and Senior Designer in SOM’s Chicago office, where he leads a design studio working primarily on healthcare, high-rise, and large scale mixed-use projects. Dan specializes in leading design strategies for multi-disciplinary teams working on programmatically complex projects. He is responsible for the execution of the project vision through all phases of design, including the facilitation of user engagement groups, design refinement, and project delivery.
Lucas Tryggestad is Technical Director in the Chicago office of SOM, where he aligns project design concepts with technical solutions that are integral to the design process. With a portfolio that includes projects in the Chicago area and around the world, Tryggestad specializes in designing and realizing technically complex building systems. Interested in the craft of architecture, digital design, and quality project delivery, Tryggestad is involved in projects from conceptual development to execution.
Mario D. Gonçalves
Mario D. Gonçalves
Mario Gonçalves is a professional engineer and senior building envelope consultant with over twenty-five years of building science experience. Mario is a principal and global business leader for UL CLEB building science, with thought leadership and global Centers of Excellence based out of the Montreal, Quebec and Northbrook, Illinois headquarters. He is also the president of the Quebec Building Envelope Council (QBEC) and a director of the National Building Envelope Council of Canada (NBEC).
Mario’s professional practice includes assisting architects and construction professionals with the design and detailing of building envelopes as well as the coordination of professional services relating to the investigation and testing of the building envelope of new and existing buildings.
Sanjeev leads Walter P Moore’s Enclosure Engineering practice. His expertise lies in developing elegant façade design solutions that balance structure, sustainability, and comfort for the users. Sanjeev’s experience is on a wide variety of projects including aviation, sports, civic, commercial, transportation, and hospitality. He has instructed at SciARC, a center of innovation and education, on integrated facades and at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture on designing with glass. He is a registered architect in California as well as a LEED Accredited Professional. His Master of Building Sciences is from the University of Southern California, School of Architecture and his Bachelor of Architecture is from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi.
Silvia recently joined Walter P Moore as Enclosure Technical Director for the Los Angeles office.She specializes in complex geometry skins and the research of alternative materials for enhanced performances. Her project experience ranges from residential, high rise, commercial developments to cultural, civic and public use projects in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Middle-East and Far East.. She holds a Master Degree in Building Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano.
What are they Saying?
This event fosters idea generation and creative thinking. This is at the heart of 3M’s innovative culture so Facades+ is the perfect place for us to meet with like-minded people who look for new and better ways of doing thingsSteve Austin
We continue to be impressed by the organization, diversity of topics and the positive support Facades+ receives from the architectural community.Michael Turner
The opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions for today’s complex construction environment is invaluable to manufacturers, architects, contractors and consultants.Chip Bisignaro
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