Session 2I: Façades: Moderating Environment

October 17, 2016
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

The challenge for tall building designers is to preserve and enhance the environment, within and without, in the context of evolving demands and variable climatic conditions. As a result, innovations in building envelopes have been a major driver in pushing the boundaries of skyscraper design. Presentations in this section focused on numerous new departures in façade design.

Jennifer Schneider

Jennifer Schneider

Structural and Security Glazing Segment Manager
Trosifol
Wilmington
“Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions”
Keith Boswell

Keith Boswell

Technical Partner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
San Francisco
“Climate-Responsive Exterior Enclosure Design”
Rudi Scheuermann

Rudi Scheuermann

Director, Global Building Envelope Design Leader
Arup
Berlin
“Increased High-Rise Resilience to Stabilize Cities of the Future”

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