The Forum will offer:

  • over 30 accredited continuing education programs and tours

  • compelling keynote sessions featuring nationally/internationally recognized industry leaders

  • a three-day expo

  • multiple opportunities to network and socialize with leaders in the building and design professions

MICHAEL FORD, NOMA, Assoc. AIA
BrandNu Design/Hip Hop Architecture

Thursday Afternoon Keynote

Founder of BrandNu Design and creator of the Hip Hop Architecture Camp, an initiative evolved from years of research that began with Ford's graduate thesis. The camp aims to increase minorities in architecture and urban planning.

DAMON RICH
Hector

Thursday Morning Keynote

2017 MacArthur Fellow, Damon Rich is an urban design, planning, and civic arts practitioner and partner at Hector Design. He formerly served as planning director and chief urban designer for Newark, NJ.

PAULA SCHER
Pentagram

Wednesday Afternoon Keynote

Paula is a principal at the distinguished international design consultancy, Pentagram. She has served on the Public Design Commission of the City of New York from 2006-2015 and is a recipient of the National Design Award for Communication Design.

MATTHEW KREILICH, AIA
Snow Kreilich

Friday Keynote

As design principal at Snow Kreilich Architects, Matt provides his design leadership on all the firm's projects. The firm is AIA's 2018 Firm Award winner, an honor that recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years.

TOSHIKO MORI, FAIA
Toshiko Mori Architect

Wednesday Morning Keynote

Toshiko is principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, PLLC and the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she was the department chair from '02-'08.

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Conference Schedule

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: Toshiko Mori BOK Auditorium

Presented By

Toshiko Mori Architect, PLLC: Toshiko Mori

Toshiko is principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, PLLC and the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she was the department chair from '02-'08.

Keynote

BOK Auditorium

Basics of Architectural Photography and Video 1.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Jeffrey Totaro Photographer: Jeffrey Totaro

Come and learn the basics of architectural photography in this hands-on seminar hosted by architectural photographer Jeffrey Totaro. We’ll discuss and demonstrate the use of different camera systems and techniques to make your website and social media more compelling.

Photography
Interactive Programming

Room 513

Challenge Accepted… the AIA 2030 Commitment and the 2030 Challenge. A pathway to carbon neutral buildings. 1.5 AIA LU (HSW), 1.5 APA Credits

Presented By

HOK: Brian Smiley
Kieran Timberlake: David Hincher
DIGSAU: Jeff Goldstein
AKF / In Posse, Engineers: Aaron Dahlstrom
WRT: Kristen Suzda

The 2030 Challenge is a voluntary program for design firms to track and report project energy reduction with the goal of having their entire portfolio achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. Find out how firms of all sizes are accepting the challenge, changing the way they work, and improving their practices.

Sustainability

Room 514

Health and Wellness in the community 1.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Francis Cauffman: Americo Crincoli, Kelly Miller, Denise Thompson

This program will combine an overview of the Healthcare Anchor Network program in New Jersey as well as a hands-on charrette to design a fictitious community health center.

Healthcare

Room 515

The Human Connection: Bring Your Presentations to Life! 1.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Graceworks: Rich Swingle

Want to raise your shortlist interview hit rate? Want more confidence when you speak? Strengthen your presentation skills in this Graceworks’ workshop. Through teaching, discussion and theatre exercises, you’ll learn to:

  • Connect with your audience
  • Drop nervous habits
  • Prepare & practice
  • Make technical material interesting
Marketing

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Philadelphia Museum of Art Core Project Construction Tour BOK Tour Departure 1.5 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Keast & Hood: Dean Doukakis, Alex Stadel, William Schaeffer, William Childers, Jay Taylor

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s transformative Core Project is a multi-phased, $196 million campaign to create new public space within the existing footprint and add 23,000 SF of gallery space. Tour attendees will get a look at the construction currently underway and the challenges of working within the landmark building.

This tour takes place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Shuttle transportation will be provided from BOK.

Tour

9:45 AM - 12:25 PM

Practice Innovation + Small Firms Workshop Room 2.5 AIA LU

Presented By

JAMB Collective: Christian Jordan

The YAFs Practice Innovation Lab brought together 60 innovative thinkers working as teams to envision and pitch new practice models aimed at “disrupting” the profession. This session will present a summary of ideas and trends in thinking that emerged, as well as the perspective of small firm leaders in Philadelphia.

Firm Management + Practice

Room 515

A Skyline Approach: 360-Degree Communications Campaigns for Modern Developers & Designers 1 AIA LU

Presented By

Saint-Gobain: Carmen Ferrigno
Brownstein Group: Laura Emanuel
Philly Mag: Sandy Smith
Curbed Philly: Anna Merriman

Amidst booming RE development, you need to leverage your projects that are shaping skylines. However, this takes more than distributing a press release; it demands integrated communications campaigns that make an impact on all your stakeholders. This panel will explore a range of paid, owned and earned media considerations, including social media and even insider tips from the reporters themselves.

Marketing

Room 513

Developing an “open architecture” urban campus for the nation’s 250th anniversary in Philadelphia 1 AIA LU, 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Danielle DiLeo Kim, Tim Peters

USA250 and KieranTimberlake will present an aspirational proposal for Philadelphia to host the nation and world in 2026. We will share concepts for an inclusive, sustainable, and flexible campus situated amidst the region’s rich cultural and constructed assets. Presentation followed by a discussion to gather feedback and solicit ideas.

Urban Design

Room 514

Windows - A Look at Sustainable Preservation 1 AIA LU

Presented By

BLT architects: Sherman Aaronson

A big challenge in coming years is to improve existing buildings to address climate change and energy conservation. Our older buildings need special care for their historic value. We should consider all options when making change, especially for windows that may be integral to performance and to preservation.

Sustainability

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM

Now In Session: A Tour of Drexel Law’s New Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy BOK Tour Departure 1.5 AI LU (HSW), 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Accentech: Jay Tackett

Graduate schools are in a constant race to offer the most advanced, most innovative spaces to attract the best talent. Drexel University’s newly unveiled Thomas R. Kline Trial Advocacy Center is a perfect example of how to push a traditional area of study into the 21st century.

This tour takes place at the Thomas R. Kline Trial Advocacy Center, Drexel University, 100-118 S 12th Street. Shuttle transportation from BOK will be provided.

Tour

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

Expo Hall

Listening Session 1

Presented By

TBD

Listening Sessions are a new style of learning at Forum. Taking place in the Expo Hall, attendees are invited to special headphone sessions to learn about technology using case studies and personal experiences. More information to come as sessions are clarified.

*Space is limited for each of these sessions.

Room 515

Collaborative Commissioning 1 AIA LU

Presented By

Horizon Engineering Associates, LP: Robert Golda, Michael Palumbo, Tom Anderson, Charles Kluge

Behind every successful project is a collaborative team, the role of the Cx provider brings to the forefront the need for all vested parties, including building owners, construction managers, architects and engineers, to work together to ensure that the project meets or exceeds the expectations for all parties.

Sustainability

Room 513

Concrete Expression: Exploring an infinitely complex material 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

KieranTimberlake: Tim Peters, Peter Curry

KieranTimberlake will discuss the innovative use of concrete at Pendleton West, a new art and music center at Wellesley College. The project is a catalog of difficult technical construction techniques and details executed poetically through a process of research and prototyping, contractor mock-ups, and on-site collaboration.

Materials

Room 514

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia: Designing for infill affordability 1 AIA LU (HSW), 1 LA CES Credit

Presented By

Habitat for Humanity: Tya Winn, Brian Phillips, Kara Medow, Leslie Cunningham

Join staff from Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and ISA to learn about the 20 unit homeownership project in the Sharswood community of North Philadelphia.  The project incorporates affordability, stormwater management and green building techniques while employing innovative design in a neighborhood undergoing change and revitalization. 

Community Design

1:35 PM - 4:00 PM

Architectural Glass Boot Camp: Storefront Workshop Workshop Room 2.5 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

AGI: Stephanie Staub, Matt Fox, Joe McGee

The Architectural Glass Boot Camp Storefront Workshop is pure hands-on fabricating of a center set, flushed glazed storefront system. Though interactive discussion, comparisons to curtain wall assemblies will be highlighted and best practices related to screw spin assembly, sill preparation, perimeter sealant application and water deflector installation are discussed.

Interactive Programming

1:35 PM - 4:00 PM

30th Street Station Facade Restoration Project Tour BOK Tour Departure 2 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Vega Solutions, Inc: Ajith Bhaskaran, Edward Gerns, George Bryant, Don Seefeldt

The presentation will describe the planning, design and construction of the 30th Street Station Facade Restoration Project to date and discuss the challenges encountered and the innovative solutions devised by the project team.

This tour takes place at 30th Street Station. 2955 Market Street, Philadelphia. Shuttle transportation will be provided from BOK.

Tour

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Afternoon Break BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

Room 513

How We Can Do Better 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Bright Common: Jeremy Avellino

We will present, discuss, and compare two recently completed zero-energy ready homes, single-family and duplex, in urban infill sites in Philadelphia. We will discuss the specifics of each project and what we have learned about the viability and challenges of building zero-energy ready homes in urban infill sites.

Sustainability

Room 514

Shhhhh 1 AIA LU, 1 LA CES Credit

Presented By

DIGSAU: Joel Nichols, Kate Zmich, Meghan Talarowski, Jeff Goldstein

As a part of a citywide initiative to make Philadelphia more playful, Playspaces have been introduced to three neighborhood branches throughout the city. With input from expert architects, fabricators, play advocates, researchers, and library users young and old, these Playspaces aim to create rich, interactive play environments for their patrons.

Case Study

Room 515

Where it Rains It Can Flood: Let’s Prepare Philly 1 AIA LU, 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Michael Baker Interenational, Inc: Josh Lippert, Sarah Bowen 

Floodplain management and mitigation is an essential component of safe, resilient and responsible building. Flooding is not limited to the floodplain and is projected to increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change. Learn requirements, recommendations, and opportunities plan and build to mitigate the impact of flooding.

Technical

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Keynote Presentation: Paula Scher BOK Auditorium

Presented By

Pentagram: Paula Scher

Paula is a principal at the distinguished international design consultancy, Pentagram. She has served on the Public Design Commission of the City of New York from 2006-2015 and is a recipient of the National Design Award for Communication Design.

Keynote

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

DesignPhiladelphia Kick-off Party BOK Bar + Girl's Gym Exhibition Hall

Presented By

Center for Architecture and Design

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: Damon Rich BOK Auditorium

Presented By

Hector: Damon Rich

2017 MacArthur Fellow, Damon Rich is an urban design, planning, and civic arts practitioner and partner at Hector Design. He formerly served as planning director and chief urban designer for Newark, NJ.

Keynote

Room 515

Amazing Things are Happening Here! 1.5 AIA LU, 1.5 APA Credits

Presented By

Ballinger: Erin Cooper, Don Semler, Shawn Billiard

The David H Koch Center is NewYork-Presbyterian’s pioneering project in ambulatory care. The 740,000 SF facility includes surgery, interventional radiology, and endoscopy procedures in standardized rooms. This session includes a case study of the building and design process used by the A/E firm, Ballinger, including 3D printed miniature models.

Healthcare

Room 513

Design Like it Matters: Do Rating Systems Really Work? 1.5 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Re:Vision: Scott Kelly

Sustainability rating systems tend to either draw ire or excitement. Join us to review the historical context, focus areas, components and real-world examples of success, hindsight moments and challenges of three such rating systems, LEED, SITES and Living Building Challenge (LBC).

Sustainability

Room 514

Integrating Public Art into Architecture 1.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Heckendorn Shiles Architects: Matthew Heckendorn, Meg Saligman

Public art often lands as a relative afterthought within architectural design. Spanning eleven years, Meg Saligman and Matt Heckendorn have collaborated on a series of projects, wherein Public Art has been integrated into the base project design and construction. These projects provide a new model for Art & Architectural collaboration.

Community Design

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Discover the Discovery Center Tour BOK Tour Departure 1.5 AIA LU (HSW), 1.5 LA CES Credits

Presented By

DIGSAU: Keith Russell, Dan Hoffman, Julie Bush, Jules Dingle

This groundbreaking venture by Audubon Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Outward Bound School demonstrates a national model for partnership and collaboration. The Center protects a unique habitat rarely found in a major urban area and provides education and adventure programs that inspire self-discovery, foster personal achievement, and build community across Philadelphia.

This tour takes place at the Discovery Center, 3401 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia. Shuttle service will be provided from BOK.

Tour

9:45 AM - 12:25 PM

Understanding and Interrupting Bias: Individual and Organizational Strategies Workshop Room 2.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Shorter-Gooden Consulting: Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Ph.D.

This interactive session is about creating equity, diversity and inclusion in Architecture + Design. The problem of implicit bias will be illuminated, and participants will learn how to identify and interrupt bias through "upstander" behaviors. There will also be attention to what firms and organizations can do to foster inclusion, for example, in search and promotion processes and decisions.

Diversity
Interactive Programming
Firm Management + Practice

Room 514

Facets of Craft 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

MGA Partners: Dan Kelley

Seminar and Learning Outcomes

  • Craft as the artfulness and ingenuity of a building
  • Craft as the mastery of an experience
  • Craft as the act and meaning of making
  • Craft as the representation and message of the work

 

Fabrication

Room 513

How Does Architecture Impact Population Health? 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Ballinger: Erin Cooper, Christina Grimes

Design has an impact on the world around us, and is influenced by a growing body of knowledge in Evidence Based Design. Through examples, this session will explore ideas for improving overall wellness for communities, improving patient care spaces, encouraging humanistic care, and supporting the healing process.

Community Design

Room 515

Lincoln Square; A Long Awaited Transformation 1 AIA LU (HSW), 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Kelly/Maiello Inc. Architects and Planners: Robert Glick, Steve Gendler, Leo Addimando

The seminar will present the nearly-completed Lincoln Square Development project. Panelists from the project team will discuss the complexities of planning and developing the fast-tracked mixed-use, transit-oriented development, which includes both a new, contemporary building and garage and an adaptive reuse of a 142-year old historic train shed.

Case Study

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Sacred Places/Civic Spaces | Design Challenge Mid-Review Center / Architecture + Design 2.5 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Community Design Collaborative: Heidi Segall Levy, AIA, SEED and Beth Miller
Partners for Sacred Places: Bob Jaeger
Design Teams 1, 2, and 3

How can historic sacred places support civic engagement, social cohesion, and neighborhood equity? The Community Design Collaborative and Partners for Sacred Places matched designers with three Philly congregations and communities to explore the possibilities of civic spaces within active sacred places. Join our jury for a mid-review of their concepts.

*This event takes place at the Center for Architecture and Design, 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Attendees of this session must purchase a day pass for Thursday, October 4.

Sustainability

Expo Hall

Listening Session 2

Presented By

TBD

Listening Sessions are a new style of learning at Forum. Taking place in the Expo Hall, attendees are invited to special headphone sessions to learn about technology using case studies and personal experiences. More information to come as sessions are clarified.

*Space is limited for each of these sessions.

Room 514

Emerging Trends in Personal Mobility and the Future of Structured Parking 1 AIA LU (HSW), 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Tim Haahs: Michael App

Shifts in demographics and generational priorities, as well as innovations in mobility, are changing growth patterns in our urban areas, and raising questions regarding the future of the Parking Structure. This presentation will discuss the trends that will shape parking planning and parking facility design into the future.

Technical

Room 513

Engaging with Emerging Architects 1 AIA LU

Presented By

PEA: David Golden

Are you struggling to understand the emerging professionals in your office? You’re likely not alone. The
all-too-written-about “millennial” workforce is approaching the profession differently than previous
generations, both purposefully and out of necessity. Come engage in a panel discussion on this issue
moderated by the Philadelphia Emerging Architects.

Firm Management + Practice

Room 515

Thermal and Moisture Control in Building Enclosures 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Jacobs: Fred Kaulbach, Mansi Dhanuka

Heightened requirements in the Energy Conservation Code lead to new challenges for architects
associated with anticipation and prevention of Moisture Build-up in Building Enclosures. Explore new
ways to understand Heat Loss and Moisture Movement through Exterior Walls.

Sustainability

1:35 PM - 4:00 PM

TechPerspectives with City of Philadelphia Workshop Room 2.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Microsol Resources: Emilio Krausz, Anna Liza Montenegro

Technology is transforming the way that buildings and infrastructure are designed, constructed and operated. It is helping improve decision making and performance across the buildings and infrastructure lifecycle. TechPerspectives seminars focus on the most exciting technologies driving significant change in the design and construction industry.

Technology

1:35 PM - 4:00 PM

Hill College House Tour – Mid-Century Icon in the 21st Century BOK Tour Departure 2.5 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

Keast & Hood: Michael Mills, Alison Baxter, David Hollenberg, David Wentz, Bill Curran

The renovation of Saarinen’s Hill College House at the University of Pennsylvania was completed in the fall of 2017 and has garnered regional and national acclaim, including DoCoMoMo’s prestigious Modernism in America Award, Design Award of Excellence. This talk will provide an overview of project highlights.

This tour takes place at Hill College House, University of Pennsylvania Campus, 3333 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Shuttle transportation will be provided from BOK.

Tour

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Afternoon Break BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

Room 514

Historic Pine St Passive House Retrofit meets The Environmental Bill of Rights 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

IEI Architects: Paul Thompson, Kent Lessly, Michael Sklaroff, Laura Blau

This presentation explores the challenges of designing, modeling and constructing a major retrofit of a 4 unit apartment building in the Rittenhouse Filter Historic district to EnerPHit deep-energy savings. The discussion of the historic approvals process is illuminating, with a frank discussion of lessons learned and guidance for similar projects.

Sustainability
Passive House

Room 513

The ACE Mentor Program: Collaboration, Leadership, Diversity 1 AIA LU

Presented By

ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA: Tiffany Milner

The AEC industry’s future depends on recruiting talented, committed young people, as well as a diverse workforce. To make informed career choices, students need exposure to all dimensions of the industry. A panel of ACE Mentors will explain how industry collaboration is essential to create diverse workforce pipeline.

Firm Management + Practice

Room 515

Urban Design Revitalizes Downtown Allentown 1 AIA LU

Presented By

WRT: Erin K.M. Roark, Modesto Bigas-Valedon

City Center Lehigh Valley and WRT collaborated to elevate Allentown from city in decline to the fastest growing city in Pennsylvania through innovative urban design and placemaking. The firms will address the design of the STRATA buildings, three mixed-use housing developments that contributed to the revitalization of downtown Allentown.

Urban Design

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Keynote Presentation: Michael Ford BOK Auditorium

Presented By

BrandNu Design/Hip Hop Architecture Camp: Michael Ford

Founder of BrandNu Design and creator of the Hip Hop Architecture Camp, an initiative evolved from years of research that began with Ford's graduate thesis. The camp aims to increase minorities in architecture and urban planning.

Keynote

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: Matthew Kreilich BOK Auditorium

Presented By

Matthew Kreilich

As design principal at Snow Kreilich Architects, Matt provides his design leadership on all the firm's projects. The firm is AIA's 2018 Firm Award winner, an honor that recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years.

Keynote

9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

500 Walnut: a Boldly Contemporary Architectural Paradigm in Historic Philadelphia 500 Walnut 1.5 AIA LU

Presented By

Tom Scannapieco, Eric Leighton

Scannapieco Development Corporation and Cecil Baker + Partners will share a case study on the most luxurious residential offering in Philadelphia – 500 Walnut. They will detail how they designed, marketed and built a tower adjacent to a historic site that offers fully customizable living in an urban environment.

Tour

Room 513

Brand-Based Culture: Using Your Brand to Win Top Talent 1 AIA LU

Presented By

Substance 151, Benefit LLC: Ida Cheinman

Most firms recognize that having a differentiating brand enables them to stand out among the sea of competitors all vying for the same customers. What they often neglect to consider is the critical role that a well-defined brand plays in winning an equally competitive crusade for exceptional talent.

Marketing

Room 514

How to Make Media Outreach Part of Your Firm Culture 1 AIA LU

Presented By

ARGO Communications: Scott Frank

Learn how to develop a consistent news cycle and social media content stream for your practice, tips to maximize media opportunities and approaches to establish yourself as a topical expert, along with highlighting pitfalls to avoid during interviews.

Marketing

Room 515

Understanding Curbless Streets 1 AIA LU (HSW), 1 APA Credit

Presented By

Delaware Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC): Betsy Mastaglio, Carrie Sauer

Curbless streets aren’t just a pretty street, they’re a placemaking strategy that can provide play areas for children, and highlight a community’s culture and identity, particularly in disenfranchised communities. This seminar will review case studies of curbless streets and discuss next steps toward implementing curbless design in Philadelphia.

Sustainability

Room 515

Canadian P3 process - not the traditional process of the USA 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

AIA Philadelphia Healthcare Committee: Collin Beers

This session presented by the AIA Philadelphia chapter of the Academy for Architecture for Health will discuss the Public Private Partnership process to design and construction through a case study of a Canadian hospital project by Stantec’s Philadelphia office.

Healthcare

Workshop Room

Good Design makes a difference in Real Estate Development 1 AIA LU

Presented By

The Goldenberg Group: Anthony Bracali, Eric Oskey, Julia Murphy, Brian Murray

What are the ways that good Design can add aesthetic and economic value to Development projects? Join this moderated discussion including developers and architects to learn more.

Real Estate
Case Study

Room 513

Next Generation Sustainable Materials: Improved Material Transparency and Health 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

The Sheward Partnership, LLC: Chloe Bendistis, Michael Pavelsky, Jane Abernethy, Jon Strassner

As seen in LEED v4 and WELL, clients are prioritizing health to improve employee satisfaction. This presentation will examine various material transparency programs to support these goals. As a case study, Humanscale will share the manufacturer’s perspective, describing their journey to identify ingredients, remove toxins, and specify next generation materials.

Sustainability
Materials

Room 514

Penn Medicine: Design for a Fast-Moving Target 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

IMC Construction: Kevin Mahoney, Robert Goodwin, Maha Sabra, Jillian Burgess, Arthur Brinkworth

Designed to create a southern gateway to Penn’s medical campus, the new Center for Healthcare Technology will include generous public spaces on a tight site. The panel will address the challenges of design/building an office tower in a dense urban area, as well as designing for an ever-evolving research institution.

Healthcare
Case Study

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch BOK Boy's Gym + Hallway

Expo Hall

Listening Session 3

Presented By

TBD

Listening Sessions are a new style of learning at Forum. Taking place in the Expo Hall, attendees are invited to special headphone sessions to learn about technology using case studies and personal experiences. More information to come as sessions are clarified.

*Space is limited for each of these sessions.

Workshop Room

An Owner's Perspective 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

AIA + GBCA Joint Committee

What are owners looking for in their service providers? What changes would they like to see in the industry? What is the definition of project success? This facilitated discussion will highlight owner perspectives from design and construction leadership in both the residential and development sectors.

Owners

Room 515

Aspirational Façade Design and the Integrated Project Delivery Method 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

KieranTimberlake: Eli Allen, Elizabeth Kahley

This program explores the unique opportunities and challenges the design team encountered while working holistically with owner and contractors through the Integrated Project Delivery method to create an innovative, performative, and contextual building envelope for a world-class research facility for the Brown University School of Engineering.

IPD

Room 514

Awesometown: A Case Study in Understanding Future Codes 1 AIA LU (HSW)

Presented By

MaGrann Associates: Kara Medow, Jon Jensen, Emma Raymont

Philadelphia will be enforcing new buildings Codes that will challenge project teams to achieve new levels of energy efficiency and sustainability targets in the City. This session will feature, Awesometown,the first LEED V4 Platinum project in Philadelphia as a baseline in comparing current Codes and future Codes.

Codes
Case Study

Room 13

The Rainscreen Blame Game and a Real-World Solution 1 AIA LU

Presented By

EDA Contractors: Cory Robbins, Edward DeAngelis

The Rainscreen principle is quickly becoming the preferred method of enclosing buildings in America. Making its way across the Atlantic from Europe where it has become the status quo for decades. This presentation dives into the concepts behind it and the method of procurement which puts the project in peril before it ever commences. Creating a ripe environment for a terrible game after substantial completion: The DREADED BLAME GAME!

Technical
contact

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