Advancements in Structural Glass & Glass Facades | WORKSHOP – SESSION 2A

Hosted as part of the FTI's 2020 World Congress Workshop Series, this educational workshop will focus on recent advances in technology in the field of structural glass, as well as architectural design trends in the design of all glass facades.

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Using real design examples, the workshop will offer participants an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the latest advances in this rapidly changing field.

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Discuss recent advances in technology in the fields of structural glass systems and glass fabrication.
  2. Discuss architectural design trends and modern facade design best practices.
  3. Discuss the prevalent use of jumbo glass in architectural applications.
  4. Review project applications that illustrate current design practices and construction techniques

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Richard Kaire, PE, SE

Engineering Manager, Sentech Architectural Systems

Ned Kirschbaum, FAIA, CCCA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal and Technical Design Director, Fentress Architects

Michael Ludvik, PE

Structural Engineer, M. Ludvik Consulting Engineering

Edward Peck, FAIA, LEED AP

Managing Director, Edward Peck Design