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a morning seminar

3 sessions — 9 voices — 19 minutes each


The program includes three sessions with three speakers each who will discuss issues
unique to the district, such as high performance blast resistant buildings, innovative
building skins in a height-challenged environment, and the new face of monumental
Washington. A robust dialogue is intended to inform and inspire.

Seminar Chair, Mark E Strauss, FXFOWLE
1. Design Opportunities in a Blast Resistant World

2. Innovative Facades Come to Washington

3. The New Face of Monumental Washington


We've distilled the best of the Facades+ 2-day conference into a quick-take morning
forum with a strong local flair—Facades+AM—this time tailor-made for Washington.



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PROGRAM
The Facades+ conference series is a dynamic innovation in building skins—bridging the profession, industry, academia, building operations, and ownership. We've condensed the best of the Facades+ two-day event into an intensive morning forum with a strong local focus—Facades+AM—this time specific to the opportunities and challenges in Washington D.C.

The rapidly developing field of high-performance facades has emerged as essential to building integration, and central to the realization of resilient buildings and a sustainable built environment. The building envelope combines attributes of aesthetics and performance like nothing else in architecture. Washington D.C. has its own special facade conditions and requirements, including addressing security concerns, working within the city's height limit, and representing institutions and cultural values through architectural form. We invite you to join the dynamic exchange of ideas as we bring this unique event to the nation's capital for the first time.
7:30 - 8:00

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

8:00 - 8:15

OPENING REMARKS

Mark E Strauss (FXFOWLE, Senior Partner)
William Menking (The Architect's Newspaper, Editor-in-Chief)

8:15 - 9:35

1. DESIGN OPPORTUNITIES IN A BLAST RESISTANT WORLD

Moderator: Steve White (AIA DC, President)

Presenters: Brad Cary (SOM)
Peggy Van Eepoel (Weidlinger, Engineer)
Minh Le (Dept. of State, Architect)

Session One will explore how building design opportunities need not be compromised, even when responding to international security threats. Moderated by Steve White, 2015 AIADC President, the panel will include Brad Cary of SOM, Peggy Van Eepoel of Weidlinger Engineering, and Minh Le, Architect for the U.S. Department of State.

9:35 - 10:50

2. INNOVATIVE FACADES COME TO WASHINGTON

Moderator: Roger Lewis (University of Maryland, Emeritus Professor of Architecture)

Presenters: Mark Gilliand (Shalom Baranes Associates, Principal)
Kevin Cannon (FXFOWLE, Design Principal) View presentation
Todd Steighner (JBG, Senior Construction Manager)

Session Two will feature new and innovative architecture projects that are being designed in and around the Washington Metro Area. The session will be moderated by award-winning Washington Post columnist, Roger Lewis and will include Mark Gilliand of Shalom Baranes Architects, Kevin Cannon of FXFOWLE Architects, and Todd Steighner, Developer with JBG.

10:50 - 11:05

NETWORKING BREAK

11:05 - 12:25

3. THE NEW FACE OF MONUMENTAL WASHINGTON

Moderator: Janet Bloomberg (Washington Architectural Foundation, President)

Presenters: Larry Barr (Quinn Evans, Senior Principal)
Matt O'Malley (Clark Construction Group, LLC, Vice President)
Mic Patterson (Enclos, VP of Strategic Development)

Session Three will describe how innovative facade ideas are changing the face of both historic and modern public buildings in Washington. The session will be moderated by Janet Bloomberg, President of the DC Architectural Foundation and will include Larry Barr of Quinn Evans Architects, Mic Patterson of Enclos, and Matt O’Malley of Clark Construction.

12:25 - 12:30

CLOSING REMARKS

William Menking (The Architect's Newspaper, Editor-in-Chief)

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PRICING
Pro/Faculty
$89


		
Student
$39


		
Full amount returned before 11:59 pm EST February 13, 2015.
Facades+ will retain 10% of registration cost after February 13, 2015.


		
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PRESENTERS
Mark E Strauss MARK E STRAUSS, FAIA, AICP, LEED | FXFOWLE | WASHINGTON CO-CHAIR
Senior Partner
As an architect, planner, urban designer and Past President of AIA New York, Mark Strauss is an advocate for bringing a greater appreciation for architectural and urban design excellence to public policy. A key aspect of his interests and talents lies in developing strategic approaches to assist communities, institutions, and developers to redefine properties in response to urban design, economic, infrastructure, environmental and political concerns. Mark directs FXFOWLE’s efforts in the Washington DC Metro Area, and is currently leading a number of Transit Oriented Development planning efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region, totaling over ten million square feet, in addition to several planning and urban design projects with mixed-use development programs.





		
William Menking WILLIAM MENKING | THE ARCHITECT'S NEWSPAPER |
WASHINGTON CO-CHAIR

Editor-in-Chief
Founder and Editor In Chief of The Architect’s Newspaper. He has curated and written catalogues for exhibitions including; Archigram: Experimental Architecture 1961-1974, Superstudio Life Without Object’s, and The Vienna Model: Housing for the 21st Century. In 2008 he was U.S. Commissioner of Into the Open: Positioning Practice at The Venice Biennale. He co-authored Four Conversations on the Architecture Of Discourse and Architecture on Display and His essay Mr. Mumford's Neighborhood appears in the book Forty Ways To Think About Architecture (Routledge) . His writings have appeared in The Society of Architectural Historians, Journal of Architectural Education, Monocle, Perspecta etc. He was Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley (2011) and Professor of Architecture at Pratt Institute.











		
Larry Barr LARRY BARR, AIA | QUINN EVANS
Senior Principal
Larry Barr, AIA, is President of Quinn Evans Architects. He has focused his professional career on the reuse and transformation of existing buildings. His work has spanned the continuum of pure historic preservation and materials conservation to the design of new construction within historic contexts. The common thread in his work is redevelopment and transformation to meet contemporary requirements without significantly compromising historic integrity. His clients include some of DC’s premiere monumental building owners including the Smithsonian Institution, Architect of the Capitol, and National Academy of Sciences.




		
Janet Bloomberg JANET BLOOMBERG, AIA | WASHINGTON ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION
President
Janet Bloomberg is a partner and founder of KUBE architecture in Washington DC. She has over 25 years of experience in both commercial and residential architecture. She is a native of the DC area, and attended the University of Virginia and Columbia University. She has taught architectural design at a number of universities in the US, including the University of Virginia. Ms. Bloomberg founded KUBE architecture with her partner, Richard Loosle-Ortega, in 2005, and their body of work challenges the norms of daily life, attempting to reinterpret ways of working and living in the built environment. Ms. Bloomberg is the president of the Washington Architectural Foundation, and in 2012 she founded the Design in Action program, which places DC high school students in architecture offices for their spring break.





		
Kevin Cannon KEVIN CANNON, AIA, LEED AP | FXFOWLE
Principal
Kevin Cannon has over 20 years of experience as project architect leading the design on a range of projects of various scales and typologies–mixed-use, commercial, cultural, transportation–in the U.S., Canada and the Middle East. Kevin's approach is rooted in a comparative analytical process that seeks to test a variety of strategies in order to unearth the design potential and raise the aspirations of each unique project.






		
Brad Cary BRAD CARY, AIA, LEED | SOM
Associate Director
As senior technical architect in SOM's DC office, Brad Cary supervises technical architectural design from concept through construction on a wide variety of projects, from the master plan and infrastructure for a three block multi-building development in DC to the Marriott Hall addition to St Albans School. His experience involving blast design of high-end façade systems includes design/build projects for the 1.5 million sf headquarters of the US Army C4ISR in Aberdeen, Maryland and Lincoln Hall at the National Defense University. Other works include the headquarters complex of the US Patent and Trade Office and the Park Hyatt Hotel and the renovation and addition to the landmark Evening Star Building and renovation and in-situ façade replacement of 1801 K Street. Current projects include athletic facilities in Kuwait and renovations of the headquarters for the Consumer Financial Protection Board and the International Monetary Fund in DC.




		
Peggy Van Eepoel PEGGY VAN EEPOEL | WEIDLINGER
Associate Principal
Peggy Van Eepoel, PE, is an associate principal with Weidlinger Associates, Inc. She established and now heads the blast analysis and design group in the firm’s Washington, DC, office. Ms. Van Eepoel has provided expertise to the U.S. Department of State, GSA, Dept. of Defense, Veterans Administration, and many other public and private entities, developing design solutions to protect their facilities from explosive threats. She has contributed to the design of over 100 blast-protected structures, including embassies, courthouses, military housing and administrative buildings, government headquarters, laboratories, hospitals, clinics, and museums. She is the current chairperson of the Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington.
Mark Gilland MARK GILLIAND, FAIA | SHALOM BARANES ASSOCIATES
Principal
Mark Gilliand has particular expertise in the design of large-scale master plans, as well as mixed-use, residential and office building projects. He has master planned 12 million sf and designed dozens of buildings in the nation’s capital city. Among other types of recognition, his urban projects have garnered numerous national and local design awards.




		
Roger Lewis MINH LE | US DEPT OF STATE
Architect
Mr. Minh Le is an architect in OBO’s Office of Design and Engineering which is responsible for the oversight of design and construction of U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. In his role, he serves as a building code official ensuring full compliance with adopted international codes and specific OBO design requirements. He provides direction and guidance to architects in the planning and development of numerous design projects. He sits on the standards committee responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the State Department's building codes and standards. His area of focus is in Africa and East Asia Pacific with assignments in 30 different countries. Minh received his Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B.S. in Architecture with a Minor in French Language and Literature from the University of Virginia. Minh is licensed to practice architecture in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. He is certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and has been a member of the American Institute of Architects since 2001




		
Roger Lewis ROGER LEWIS, FAIA | UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
Emeritus Professor of Architecture
Practicing architect and University of Maryland emeritus professor, Lewis is also a journalist and regular guest commentator on the Kojo Nnamdi radio show. Since 1984, his “Shaping the City” column and cartoons have appeared in The Washington Post, and the MIT Press recently published the third edition of his 1985 book Architect? A Candid Guide to the Profession.




		
Matt O'Malley MATT O'MALLEY |
CLARK CONSTRUCTION GROUP LLC

Vice President
Matt O’Malley is a Vice President with Clark Construction Group, LLC, focusing on acquisition of work and preconstruction services for the Washington, DC Region, and the Boston, MA markets. Matt oversees the preconstruction, estimating and purchasing of curtainwall and other exterior envelope trades for Clark Construction in Washington, DC and other major markets across the US. Matt received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science in Real Estate at The Johns Hopkins University.Matt is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland.




		
Dan Kaplan MIC PATTERSON, LEED AP (BD+C) | ENCLOS
VP of Strategic Development
Mic Patterson has concentrated his professional and academic career on advanced façade technology, structural glass facades, and sustainable building practices. He has taught, written extensively, and lectured internationally on diverse aspects of advanced facade technology. He is the author of Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures, published by Wiley.






		
Todd Steighner TODD STEIGHNER, AIA |
THE JBG COMPANIES

Senior Construction Manager
Mr. Steighner, AIA, has 30 years of experience in the practice of architecture and construction management on commercial and residential projects including 20 years in the Metropolitan Washington Area. Working for the JBG Companies for the last 8 years, Mr. Steighner has provided guidance to development teams during entitlement, design and construction phases.




		
Steve White STEVE WHITE, AIA LEED
AP-(BD+C) | AIA DC

President
Steve White is the 2015 president of AIA|DC and Principal and Director of the Washington, D.C. studio for Fentress Architects, a global design firm that passionately pursues the creation of sustainable and iconic architecture. He has over 20 years of experience in the design of museum, office, residential, academic and institutional projects in historic urban centers.





		
TRAVEL
location
District Architecture Center
421 7th St, NW
Washington, DC
Tel. 202-347-9403
Map/Directions
Parking: Various Garages $22-25 (PDF)


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Doubletree by Hilton
1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005-5595
Tel. 202-521-7154
Map/Directions
Reservations
Parking: Valet $41 (24 hours, in/out privileges)

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Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, once we have processed your registration and payment, you will get an email confirmation detailing      your registration.
Do I need to bring my registration confirmation to the conference?
Yes, it’s always a good idea.
What do I need to bring if I registered as a Student?
Bring a current student ID card with your photo and present it when checking in.
When do I get my badge and/or event tickets?
Badges will be provided at check-in at the site on the day of the event.












		
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OUR SPONSORS
Barbara JBarbara J Architectural Sales provides building envelope options with unique façade systems. Quality rain screen facade systems from local and overseas suppliers for the right design touch. Terra Cotta, Zinc, Wood, Glass, Resin, GFRC, Metal and Perforated panels; Monumental metal framed skylights.

BayerBayer MaterialScience LLC is a leading global producer of polyurethane and polycarbonates with ~14,700 employees at 30 production sites and 2012 sales of €11 billion. Bayer’s Makrolon® sheet and Hygard® laminates are transparent, lightweight, practically indestructible alternatives to glass for security applications. We also feature Hygard® Sentinel blast-resistant facade.

Cladding Corp Cladding Corp masters the art and science of proper drained and back-ventilated (DBV) rainscreen design, to serve as North America’s rainscreen solution provider. Our diverse portfolio of terracotta, fibercement, ceramic and attachment systems – enables us to offer architects a single cladding source for all their rainscreen design needs.


CosentinoCosentino is excited to launch our newest innovation – Dekton® Ultracompact surfacing material. Dekton is produced via a state of the art production process which is resin-free and uses only inorganic materials. The result is a revolutionary engineered stone product in thin, Ultra-large format panels for use in ventilated rainscreen facade applications. The product exhibits superior performance in UV durability and graffiti resistance along with a non-combustible DNA.


FXFOWLE"Founded over 35 years ago, the practice of FXFOWLE Architects encompasses architecture, interior design, planning and urban development. With offices in New York and Washington, DC, the firm is committed to innovative design inspired by urbanism, technology and sustainable strategies.


FXFOWLE"Guardian SunGuard advanced architectural glass and Glass Analytic tools provide facade solutions that allow architects and designers to explore all the aesthetic and functional possibilities of building with light while meeting increasingly complex energy, daylighting, LEED and performance requirements. New SunGuard SNX 51/23 glass offers an industry-leading combination of high visible light and low solar heat gain.


FXFOWLE"Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building products and systems for the commercial construction industry. From thermal efficiency and sustainability to hurricane and blast resistance, we offer a dynamic range of innovative, high-performing products/systems for renovation and new construction. Kawneer’s comprehensive product portfolio includes entrances, framing systems, windows and curtain wall systems.


MtlspanMetl-Span is a recognized leader in the advancement of insulated metal panel technology, serving the Architectural, Commercial, Industrial and Cold Storage industries with energy efficient and cost effective insulated metal wall and roof panels. For the past forty years, we have not only helped shape our industry; we have set the standard for product design innovations and technology improvements. In order to maintain this focus on quality, we continue to pioneer new research and expand our process capabilities.


ShildanShildan. Design your passion. Build with ours.
With over 250 institutional projects in the US, Shildan is the leading supplier of terracotta rainsceen & sunscreen products for breathtaking, high performance building facades. A concept to completion company, we take pride in the projects we work on and the relationships we build with architects, owners, installers, GCs and project managers over the course of each project.

 
Cladding Corp SWISSPEARL is the leading European manufacturer of cement composite façades for quality, high-end architecture. As the world leader in coloration technology and façade knowledge, our cement panels offer a wide range of products, aspects and colors specially designed to meet architects’ needs for superior rainscreen cladding applications.


YKK-APDriven by a desire to serve our customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what we do. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, we combine engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price. Committed to protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate, the Dublin, Georgia manufacturing center has achieved ISO 14001 status recognizing our advanced environmental management systems for recycling and the conservation of natural resources.











		
OUR SPONSORS
AIA DCAIA|DC advances the value of architecture for our members, our profession, and our community. Founded in 1887, the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects serves the Nation's Capital, functioning as both the "local" and "state" component of the AIA for the District of Columbia. The Chapter was intimately involved in the design and planning of Washington, and continues to play an active role in city development today.



DACThe District Architecture Center (DAC), in the heart of DC’s bustling Penn Quarter District, is where architecture meets the city. If you have an interest in architecture and want to experience and enjoy it more, DAC is the place for you. The District Architecture Center was designed by Hickok Cole Architects and built by SIGAL Construction Corporation. In addition to serving as the headquarters of the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC) and its partner organization, the Washington Architectural Foundation (WAF), DAC is where members of the public—both adults and children—can see exhibits and attend other events about architecture and architects in the DC area and around the world.



AIA BaltimoreAIABaltimore is third oldest AIA chapter in the nation and with over 1,200 members, it is the sixth largest. We offer membership to licensed architects, emerging professionals, and professionals and businesses in related industries.



AIA MarylandOur mission is to promote architects and architecture in Maryland through legislative action at the State level; advancing architectural education and training and the aesthetic, science, and practice of architecture; and enhancing the built environment for the benefit of the public.
















		
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Contact us for information and updates on Facades+ AM as we head to Washington, DC March 5th at District Architecture Center.
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2015 Conference Schedule:

Facades+ Los Angeles, February 5th and 6th
Facades+AM Washington DC, March 5th
Facades+ New York City, April 16th and 17th
Facades+AM Houston, Texas, June 18th
Facades+ Miami, September (TBD)
Facades+ Chicago, November 5th and 6th



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