SYMPOSIUM + Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery 4 AIA CEUS at The Westin Copley Place

Attend the 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

8:30-8:45

Welcome

CO-CHAIR
Chris O’Hara
Founding Principal
Studio NYL

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CO-CHAIR
Rishi Nandi
Associate
Perkins + Will

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Diana Darling
Publisher
The Architect’s Newspaper

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8:45-9:40

Executing the Complex: The Facades of the Harvard Art Museum

The symposium will detail the design and delivery of the glazing system at the Harvard Art Museums. The presentation will focus on the integrated design of the glazing system and how it meets the stringent interior environmental requirements of the conservation center; delivery process employing design assist; and construction execution.

Charles S. Klee
Principal
Payette

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Justin Lee
Principal
Justin Lee Architecture + Design

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9:40-10:05

Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery Sponsored by

10:05-11:00

Next Generation Performance Strategies: S & XL

The symposium will center on how to deliver high performance design at various scales. Small: The first half of the talk will be led by Sam Batchelor of DesignLab who will walk through Hitchcock Center; a Living Building Challenge project whose façade was an integral part of it’s successful delivery. Large: The second half will be presented by Lisa Adkins of Gensler who will present the integrated facade design for the PNC Bank Tower in Pittsburgh.

Sam Batchelor
Partner
designLAB architects

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Lisa Adkins
Studio Leader, Senior Associate
Gensler

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11:00-11:25

Networking Break | Methods and Materials Gallery Sponsored by

11:25-12:20

Digital Project Workflows: What Works & What Doesn’t?

This symposium focuses on the advances in BIM and Digital Technologies that have facilitated fabrication methods and project delivery. The panel will discuss what tools are being used and why, how designers interface with fabricators, the successful workflows that contribute to successful project delivery and the hang ups that currently have prevented proliferation of this delivery method beyond specialty work.

James Durham
Founder & President
Quarra Stone

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Shawn Keller
CEO
CW Keller

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Matthew Pierce
Associate Principal
Perkins+Will

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12:20-12:25

Closing Remarks

Steve Cohen
National Architectural Manager
Vitro Architectural Glass

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12:25-1:15

Complimentary Lunch for Registered Workshop Attendees | Methods+Materials Gallery

1:15-5:05

Afternoon Workshops Begin. View the workshop schedule »

The Westin Copley Place

Friday, November 9

The Westin Copley Place, Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-9600

HOTEL

The Westin Copley Place, Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-9600

Single or Double rate: $339/night plus tax & incidentals.

Reserve Online or call the hotel directly and ask for the Architect's Newspaper special rate.