FACADE   T E C T O N I C S   #7


December 2, 2011

Los Angeles, California, USA


FACADE  T E C T O N I C S  #7  will be held in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California.  FACADE  T E C T O N I C S  conferences are held twice each year.  We strive to include participation and presentations by a broad range of contractors, architects, engineers, manufacturers, building owners, academics and others committed to the design, delivery and use of building enclosures.  FACADE  T E C T O N I C S  #7  is structured in a single-track format in one large auditorium space. 





Craig Briscoe, M.Arch, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Integrated Design, Glumac


A Case Study of Twelve | West in Portland, Oregon

Michel Michno, Vice President, ENCLOS Inc.

            BIM and the Building Skin:

            Process Integration in Engineered-to-Order Advanced Facade Systems

Kevin M. Kavanagh, AIA, Associate, Facade Design, CO Architects

            Customizing the Curtain Wall: Metal Backpan Detailing for a Rain Screen Assembly

John Enright , AIA, Principal, Griffin Enright Architects  /  Undergraduate Program Chair, SCI-Arc

            Form vs. Performance: Examinations in the Tectonics of the Building Envelope

Steven Ehrlich, FAIA, RIBA, Design Principal, Ehrlich Architects / Visiting Professor, USC

            Cultural Facades: Explore How Skins Can Convey the Building’s Essence and Aspirations

Neil M. Denari, AIA, Principal NMDA Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc.  /  Professor, UCLA

            Deep, Flat, and Diagonal: The Construction of Visual Effects in the Work of NMDA

Lorcan O’Herlihy, FAIA, Principal in Charge, Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects [LOHA]

            LAYERED PATTERNS: Activate Facades Spatially and Formally

Yo-ichiro Hakomori, AIA, Ph.D., Founding Partner, wHY Architecture and Design

            NATURAL LIGHT AND MUSEUM DESIGN: Viewing Art in the Light of Day

Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, Principal, Studio Pali Fekete architects [SPF:a]

            INTRICACIES in Balancing Historic and New Building Skin Technologies

Bob Burkhammer, President, Giroux Glass, Inc.

Caleb King, P.E., Project Executive, Giroux Glass, Inc.

Jonathan Schuyler, Preconstruction Executive, Giroux Glass, Inc.

            BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN IN LAS VEGAS: Going the Distance with Steel Curtain Wall

Thad Reeves, AIA, Assistant Professor of Architecture, The University of Texas at Arlington

Andrew Nance AIA, Assistant Professor of Interior Design, Texas State University- San Marcos

            The Face and the Vessel:  A Comparative Analysis of

            Faćade Design Strategies within the Context of Technology and Representation

Pavel Getov, AIA, Principal, Studio Antares A + E 

Peter Simmonds, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Head of the Advanced Technology Group,

IBE Consulting Engineers

                  SOLAR AND LIGHT CONTROL: The Effects of Different Exterior Screens on Facades

Chuck McMullen, National Architectural Manager, PPG Industries

            ENERGY EFFICIENT GLAZING:  Commercial Glass Selection Criteria

Roger Fricke, LEED AP, Vice President of Preconstruction, MATT Construction

            LACMA Resnick Pavilion, The Insides Out:

            A Study of the LACMA Facade and Externally Located Mechanical Equipment

Sanjeev Tankha, AIA, Associate Principal, Buro Happold, Facades

            SOFT SKINS: Membranes in Building Envelopes



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Prof. Douglas E. Noble, FAIA, Ph.D.       
Chair of the Ph.D. Program and Founder of the CLIPPER Lab
School of Architecture
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California  90089-0291  USA