FTI LA-Hub Event: The Architect's Perspective and the Great International Facade System Smackdown!

Hosted by Trü Architectural

Join us for presentations and insightful discussions that delve into the most notable projects and critical issues shaping the Los Angeles area. Whether you're an industry veteran or an avid observer, this event, part of our ongoing series, promises valuable insights into our vibrant city's dynamic architectural landscape.

This is a FREE event, but registration is required to receive event updates and attend the event.

AIA CES Registered: Attendees will receive 2 CEUs (LU)

Speakers Program:

Panel 1: Built LA Exploring building development in the post-pandemic era presentation:

  • Deborah Richmond, Principal Grimshaw Los Angeles
  • Neil Denari, Principal Neil M. Denari Architects Los Angeles
  • Hagy Belzberg, Founding Partner BA Collective, Santa Monica

Moderator: Stephan Wurster, Director Trü Architectural, Santa Monica

Panel 2: Same but Different? A comparative look at the global façade market – from Europe and Asia to North America presentation:

  • Franz Safford, CEO, Innovation Glass
  • Frank Zagar, Founder Zagar Ltd. Cleveland
  • Spencer Culhane, Design Manager Schüco, Seattle
  • Brock de Smit, Partner BA Collective, Santa Monica
  • David Goldenberg, President Trü Architectural, Santa Monica

Moderator: Lisa Rammig, Director Eckersley o’Callaghan

The Forum will be held on March 28, 2024 at Trü Architectural, 12530 Yukon Avenue, Hawthorne, CA, from 3-5 PM. View the map here.

Join us for Happy Hour from 5-7 PM at Common Space Brewery, 3411 W El Segundo Blvd, Hawthorne (walking distance from Trü Architectural). See the address in Google Maps.


Thursday, March 28

  1. In-Person Event

  2. In-Person Event

  3. Networking happy hour @ Eat Drink Americano


Trü Architectural