Episode 02: Tall Building Skins

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

Hosted by Mic Patterson, PhD, LEED AP+, Ambassador of Innovation and Collaboration at the Facade Tectonics Institute

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

Schüco USA, Kuraray America, Pohl Facades, Technoform North America, CadMakers, Clark Pacific, Eastman, Metawell, Sika, Valmont, Zak World of Facades, Eckersley O’Callaghan, Permasteelisa North America, Roschmann Group, Walter P Moore, TriPyramid, W&W Glass, Clark Construction, DOW, Ubiquitous Energy, AVRO Consult Engineering PC, Belzberg Architects, Painters and Allied Trades, Morrison Hershfield, PCI West, Sentech Architectural Systems, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Ventana, Viracon, WJE

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.

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