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The Future of Façade Education

Friday, April 13

Jefferson - East Falls Campus
Lawrence N. Field DEC Center
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Cost: $40
$30 for Facade Tectonics Institute members


The architecture program of Jefferson’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment presents Façade Forum 2018, “The Future of Façade Education.” This discussion forum will focus on the importance of façades and the need for education in this field as viewed by academics, practitioners and thought leaders in architecture, engineering and manufacturing.

 

Keynote Speaker

Steve Selkowitz - Keynote Speaker

STEVE SELKOWITZ
Senior Advisor,
Building Science
Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory

Stephen Selkowitz is a Senior Adviser for Building Science, and the Group Leader of the Windows and Envelope Materials Group in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division. As an internationally recognized expert on window technologies, façade systems and daylighting, he collaborates with R&D teams worldwide. He is a frequently invited speaker to industrial and professional groups on many aspects of building technologies and commercial building energy efficiency, and is the author/co-author of more than 170 publications, 3 books and holds 2 patents. He is the Principal Investigator for the new LBNL program to design and build FLEXLAB®, the Facility for Low Energy Experiments in Buildings. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council and is currently on the advisory board of a number of efficiency initiatives such as the Green Lights Daylighting Program in New York City, and the Zero Emissions Building program in Norway. Before joining LBNL he was a principal in a consulting engineering firm and taught courses in Environmental Controls and Alternative Energy Systems. Selkowitz holds a BA in Physics from Harvard College and an MFA in Environmental Design from California Institute of the Arts.



Speakers

Academic Presentations: Matt Gindlesparger, Moderator

Uta Pottgiesser - Academic Speaker

UTA POTTGIESSER
Professor
UAntwerp / HSOWL Detmold

Ulrich Knaack - Academic Speaker

ULRICH KNAACK
Professor, Department of
Architectural Engineering +
Technology
TU Delft / Darmstadt

Ajla Aksamija - Academic Speaker

AJLA AKSAMIJA,
PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT

Associate Professor
UMass Amherst

Winfried Huesler - Academic Speaker

WINFRIED HUESLER
Professor
HSOWL, Detmold

 

Professional Presentations: Kihong Ku, Moderator

Cory Brugger - Professional Speaker

CORY BRUGGER
Chief Technology Officer
Leed BD+C, Associate AIA
HKS

Erik Olsen - Professional Speaker

ERIK OLSEN
Managing Partner
Transolar

Matt Williams - Professional Speaker

MATT WILLIAMS
Associate Principal
Arup LA

Terry Webb - Professional Speaker

TERRY WEBB
President
Eureka Metal & Glass

SCIENCE vs. DESIGN PRESENTATIONS: Edgar Stach, Moderator


Joe DeAngelis - Science vs. Design Presenter

JOE DEANGELIS,
AIA, LEED AP

Building Enclosure Consultant
TBS Services, Inc.

Mic Patterson - Science vs. Design Presenter

TALI MEJICOVSKY, PE
Associate | Façade Engineer
Arup NY

Mic Patterson - Science vs. Design Presenter

MIC PATTERSON,
PhD, LEED AP[BDC]

Director, Strategic Development
Schuco USA LLP

Jason Vollen - Science vs. Design Presenter

JASON VOLLEN
High Performance Building Team Leader
AECOM

 

Program

REGISTRATION
9:00 - 10:00 AM

 

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
10:00 AM - NOON
Uta Pottgiesser (UAntwerp/HSOWL Detmold)
Ulrich Knaack (TU Delft/Darmstadt)
Ajla Aksamija (UMass)
Winifred Huesler (HSOWL Detmold)

 

LUNCH
NOON - 1:00 PM

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
1:00 - 2:45 PM
Cory Brugger (HKS)
Eric Olsen (Transolar)
Matt Williams (Arup)
Terry Webb (Eureka Glass)

 

BREAK
2:45 - 3:15 PM

 

BUILDING SCIENCE VS. DESIGN
3:15 - 4:30 PM
Mic Patterson (Schuco)
Jason Vollen (AECOM)

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Steve Selkowitz (LBNL)

 

RECEPTION
5:30 - 7:00 PM

 

Contact

For more information contact:
Jim Doerfler
Cheryl Smith, AIA, Chair for Architecture
Professor and Director of Architecture Programs
College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Jefferson - East Falls Campus


doerflerj@philau.edu

 

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