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Smart, Sustainable Facade Design


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Climate change. Glazing techniques. Aesthetics. A lot goes into designing a smart, sustainable facade. This infographic looks at the process, highlighting the newly built Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Science Pavilion. For more information, visit

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Smart, Sustainable Facade Design

  1. 1. SMART, SUSTAINABLEFAÇADE DESIGN The 5th Façades Design and Delivery Summit will Building designers face stricter standards when it comes to structural take place January 28-30, 2013 in San Francisco. glazing. Glass plays an important protective role in natural and man- made disasters. At the Summit, industry leaders will discuss the latest trends, technologies, Presentation: and tools for building smart, sustainable, New High Strength Structural Glazing Principles for façades. Real case studies will be Improved Performance and presented by architects, owners, Enhanced Esthetics contractors and engineers. Doug Walker, VP Sales & Marketing, For more information, Sika Corporation please download the agenda. Climate change affects how building façades are designed. Conversely, windows affect the climate due to their use of energy. Future windows may strive for zero net energy use. Property owners must balance Presentation: a unique set of considerations, including collaboration with multiple Achieving Active Shading teams and key persons. and Ventilation in Dynamic Façades with a Focus on Keynote Panel: Climate Changes Understanding Project Stephen Selkowitz, Department Head, Delivery of Durable Façades Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from the Owners’ Perspective Dan Geiger, Executive Director, USGBC, Northern California Chapter The Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Rob Gayle, Associate Vice Science Pavilion (pictured) is an 11- Chancellor – Project Management, University of California, Berkeley story, 820,000 square foot facility set to open in 2013. It pushes the limits Grace Wakulchik, Chief Operating Officer, Akron Children’s Hospital of innovative glass use and is set to be LEED Gold certified. Robert Cull, Project Director, Cedars- Sinai Hospital Case Study: Mike Shanahan, Director of Facilities Planning and Development, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Palomar Pomerado Health Advanced Health Science Pavilion Robert Cull, Project Director, Cedar Sinai Hospital Ernest Cirangle, Senior Vice President, HOKSources: Dow Corning GmbH, HOK, University of Washington, 1-800-882-8684 /