at The Westin Copley Place

In-depth dialog with leading architects, fabricators, developers and engineers

Facades+ workshops feature an intimate class size and hands-on learning to create an environment conductive to innovation and creative problem-solving. Learn crucial skills & tools to advance your practice.

Workshop Schedule

  • 12:30 Complimentary Networking Lunch
  • 1:15 Afternoon Workshops Begin
  • 3:15 Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 5:00 Workshops End
Pick 1 from 4 Sessions to Best Match your Interests.

Lunch and Afternoon Refreshments are included for this afternoon of learning with the AEC Industry’s Best.

Sessions(Pick 1 from 4 Sessions)

A. Materials, Systems & Applications

Materials, Systems & Applications Sessions bring together leading manufacturers who are driving materials and design research. This session will offer three 1-hr deep-dives into the material, applications, and product innovations from a select group of our Methods+Materials Exhibitors.

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

Presenters: Eric Lacroix, STI Firestop

Workshop Description »

B. The Handoff: Managing Complex Workflows

Paul Kassabian, SGH
Daniel Ramirez, Skanska,
Francois Beaupre, Permasteelisa
Mark Walsh, Perkins + Will

C. Panelization beyond Unitized: Rise of the Megapanel

Will Babbington, Studio NYL
Monty Forman, Island Fabricators

D. Natural Ventilation: Strategies and Solutions

Alejandra Menchaca, Thornton Tomasetti
Jacob Knowles, BR+A
Kasper Højmark Ravn, WindowMaster

* Workshops and Instructors Subject to Change *

The Westin Copley Place

Friday, November 9
The Westin Copley Place, Boston 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116 (617) 262-9600
The Westin Copley Place, Boston 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116 (617) 262-9600 Single or Double rate: $339/night plus tax & incidentals. Cutoff date is Oct 9, 2018. Reserve Online or call the hotel directly and ask for the Architect's Newspaper special rate.