Facades+ Boston Conference

Building Blocks will attend the Facades+ conference in Boston next month. The one day program will feature a morning symposium followed by an afternoon of workshops, presented by industry leaders from Elkus Manfredi Architects, Walter P. Moore, and Thornton Tomasetti, among others. It will be hosted by the Architect’s Newspaper.

 

Facades+ Boston

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

 

MIT Samberg Conference Center

50 Memorial Drive

Campbridge, MA 02142

Facade Tectonics Forum: Chicago

Building Blocks will attend the Facade Tectonics Forum: Chicago next month. The morning event is broken into three distinct parts: the impact of fenestration on thermal performance, digital workflows, and wind effects on tall buildings. Sessions will be given by individuals from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Thornton Tomasetti, Schüco, and Gensler, among others. It will be hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology.

 

Windy City Skins:

Building Facades Where The Hawk Wind Blows

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

IIT Herman Hall

3241 South Federal Street

Chicago, IL 60616

Register here to attend.

Presentation at Facades+ NYC

 

Building Blocks has again been asked to speak at the Facades+ conference, this time in New York City. Kevin Miske, President of Building Blocks, will join Jared Della Valle of Alloy and Alberto Franceschet of Permasteelisa to discuss reclad planning processes and projects in a session titled, Overclad and Reclad in NYC: New Materials in Rehabilitation Projects.

 

Facades+ NYC

April 6 and 7, 2017

 

Register here with our code for discounted admission.

Discount code: DDNYC17

 

Presentation at Facades+ Miami

 

Kevin Miske, President of Building Blocks, will speak alongside Angel Suarez of Perkins + Will and Trevor Barret of Physical Security Hurricane Wall at the Facades+ conference in Miami this month. Their session, Miami Matures: High-Performance Facade Design for an Evolving Market, is a crash course on the guiding principles of high-performance facade design.

 

The session will cover the attributes of high-performance facades, methods of precipitation management, flexibility of systems, performance analyzation of curtain wall system drawings, and considerations for evaluating cost vs. performance of a high-performance system. More information about the session and the overall conference can be found in the program.

 

Facades+ Miami

January 26 and 27, 2017