MORNING SYMPOSIUM + Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery – 4 AIA CEUS

Attend a morning of stimulating presentations and panels that examines the fast-paced evolution of facade technology.

Address new perspectives on building skins, and explores innovative, sustainable design practices.

Symposium Agenda

7:30-8:30

Check-in & Breakfast | Methods+Materials Gallery

8:30-8:35
Welcome
Co-Chair:
Dan O’Riley, SOM
Diana Darling, The Architect’s Newspaper
8:40-9:40
Chicago Rising: High-Rise Buildings
Lucas Tryggestad, SOM, MODERATOR
Ann Thompson, Related Midwest
Joachim Schuessler, Goettsch Partners
Philip Castillo, Jahn

Panel Description
Chicago is a High-Rise Town, pioneering many of the worlds most elegant tall buildings. Hear from architects and developers on the challenges and triumphs for delivering large scale work.
9:40-10:00
Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery
10:00-11:00

Enclosure and Light: Visuality, Heath, and Beauty.
Maria Palencia, SOM, MODERATOR
Kristin Rosebrough, Perkins + Will
Matthew Herman, Buro Happold
Lisa Rammig, Eckersley O’Callaghan
Tom Jacobs, Krueck + Sexton Architects

Panel Description
Enclosure and Light: Visuality, Heath, and Beauty.
Controlling the quality, quantity, and directionality of light is an essential feature of the building skin. Hear how to best utilize light in your projects from three illuminating expert presentations.
11:00-11:20
Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery
11:25-12:25

Going Modular: Delivering the Next Generation of Facades
Dan O’Riley, SOM, MODERATOR
Marty Trainor, Ventana
Peter Landon, Landon Bone Baker
Tim Swanson, Skender

Panel Description

Modular building methods are rapidly transforming what is possible for architects to design and execute in an increasing array of materials. Hear how to modular techniques and off-site fabrication open the doors and windows to faster project delivery.

12:25-12:30
Closing Remarks
Joe Sennese, Vitro
12:30-1:15
Complimentary Networking Lunch | Methods+Materials Gallery
1:15-3:15
Afternoon Workshops Begin. View the workshop schedule »
3:15
Networking and Refreshment Break
5:00
Workshops End

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