Episode 09: Ted Kesik on SKINS

Special guest Ted Kesik, PhD, Professor of Building Science at the University of Toronto, joins us to discuss everything from digital workflows and durability to embodied carbon and resilience.

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

Learn more about Delta Land Development's Earth Tower competition.

This episode is brought to you by Schüco USA.

Continuing Education (members only)

FTI members are eligible to earn one (1) AIA LU|HSW credit for this episode.

Learning objectives:

  1. Learn why digital work flow and off-site manufacturing contributes to higher quality installations and shorter timelines.
  2. Identify the importance of embodied carbon related to building construction.
  3. Learn about the fabrication of mass timber and its advantages in construction.
  4. Learn about the Earth Tower facade competition that is sponsored by Delta Land Development.
  5. Understand the importance of modeling thermal resistance in buildings and the connection to human comfort.

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