Facade Tectonics SKINS Podcast
Tall Building Skins

Tall Building Skins

May 12, 2020

Special guests Keith Boswell, Partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Peter Weismantle of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill

Hosted by Mic Patterson, PhD, LEED AP+ Facade Tectonics Institute (https://facadetectonics.org/)

This podcast was brought to you by the 2020 World Congress sponsors:

Schüco USAKuraray AmericaPohl FacadesTechnoform North AmericaCadMakersClark PacificEastmanMetawellSikaValmontZak World of FacadesEckersley O’CallaghanPermasteelisa North AmericaRoschmann GroupWalter P MooreTriPyramidW&W GlassClark ConstructionDOWUbiquitous EnergyAVRO Consult Engineering PCBelzberg ArchitectsPainters and Allied TradesMorrison HershfieldPCI WestSentech Architectural SystemsSimpson Gumpertz & HegerVentanaViraconWJE

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Continuing Education (members only)

FTI members are eligible to earn one (1) AIA LU|HSW credit for this episode.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify different types of building owners and their aspirational requirements.
  2. Learn about the use of integrated photovoltaics in the vertical façade of a tall building, including the FKI Headquarters in Seoul, Korea.
  3. Learn about the application of the principles of physics to building design.
  4. Recognize the role of different disciplines on the design team to propose efficiencies in design and operation of the building.
  5. Consider the pros and cons of renovations of current building stock versus new construction and the expected life of a tall building.

To receive credit, complete the course evaluation with the correct answers. If your answers are incorrect after submitting the first time, please correct them and resubmit the form. Your form must show 100% accuracy before we can process your credit.

Passive House

Passive House

April 14, 2020

The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is pleased to launch our long-awaited podcast series, starting with Episode 01: Passive House, a moderated discussion between Lois Arena, Director of Passive House Services at Steven Winter Associates and Spencer Culhane, Senior Building Envelope Specialist at Schüco USA. The discussion is moderated by FTI's Immediate Past President and Ambassador of Innovation and Collaboration Mic Patterson. This episode provides listeners with an understanding of Passive House as it relates to the AECO industry while acknowledging the controversy and speculation that has been so prominently demonstrated by leading organizations.

Learn more about FTI: https://www.facadetectonics.org/

Support our mission by becoming a member: https://www.facadetectonics.org/membership

 

Continuing Education (members only)

FTI members are eligible to earn one (1) AIA LU|HSW credit for this episode.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the design principles around passive housing.
  2. Learn about high performance windows and doors and the management of solar heat gain.
  3. Recognize the importance of natural ventilation for occupant comfort.
  4. Identify factors that are considered in passive house modeling.
  5. Distinguish between conventional curtainwalls and those designed specifically to meet passive house design principles.

To receive credit, complete the course evaluation with the correct answers. If your answers are incorrect after submitting the first time, please correct them and resubmit the form. Your form must show 100% accuracy before we can process your credit.

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