Re-use &
Renewal

VIRTUAL SUMMIT

APPROACHES TO PRESERVATION & ADAPTIVE RE-USE

FEBRUARY 23+24, 2021

8 AIA HSW CEUs

  • 81
    Days
  • 09
    Hours
  • 17
    Minutes
  • 25
    Seconds

Over the last two decades, cities across North America have undergone something of a renaissance, reversing years of demographic and commercial decline in the process. There is an unlikely, but potent source behind this renewal: underutilized and abandoned historic structures. Because these extant buildings require upgrades to mitigate thermal bridging, outdated mechanical systems, and repair decayed facades, their revitalization presents an opportunity for the AEC industry writ large. Moreover, environmental concerns will only continue to push preservation and re-use at the forefront of practice. Approaches to Preservation and Adaptive Re-Use will foreground exemplary projects; identify best-case practices for their completion; and spotlight emerging technologies within this exciting field.

SPEAKERS

Henry Moss

KEYNOTE

Henry Moss

Principal

Bruner/Cott Architects

Adrienne Cali Magners

KEYNOTE

Adrienne Cali Magners

Associate

Bruner/Cott Architects

KEYNOTE

Deborah Berke

Founding Partner

Deborah Berke Partners

SPEAKER

Ross Cameron

Vice President

Elkus Manfredi Architects

SPEAKER

Francine Houben

Founding Partner & Creative Director

Mecanoo

SPEAKER

Dirk Denison

Founding Principal

Dirk Denison Architects

Carl-Elefante_Web

SPEAKER

Carl Elefante

FAIA, FAPT Principal Emeritus

Quinn Evans

SPEAKER

John Fidler

President & Chief Technical Officer

John Fidler Preservation Technology

SPEAKER

David Ford

Principal

Walter P Moore

SPEAKER

Lisa Howe

Director

Building Conservation Associates

SPEAKER

Brad Jacobson

Principal

EHDD

SPEAKER

Karin Liljegren

Founder + Principal

omgivning

SPEAKER

Gary Martinez

Partner | Studio Director

OTJ Architects

SPEAKER

Juliane Wolf

Design Principal & Partner

Studio Gang

SPEAKER

Anthony Tysinger

Senior Project Executive

Gilbane

MODERATOR

Samuel Medina

Executive Editor

The Architect's Newspaper

MODERATOR

Matthew Marani

Program Manager

The Architect's Newspaper

MODERATOR

Katie Angen

Program Manager

The Architect's Newspaper

AGENDA

DAY 1 - FEBRUARY 23
11:00 AM ET - 11:05 AM ET
Welcome
11:05 AM ET - 12:05 PM ET
  • Deborah Berke

    Founding Partner

    Deborah Berke Partners

  • MODERATORSamuel Medina

    Executive Editor

    The Architect's Newspaper

12:05 PM ET - 12:35 PM ET
Roundtable
12:35 PM ET - 12:45 PM ET
Methods + Materials Break
12:45 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET
Mies van der Rohe has become synonymous with his favored building materials—structural, black-painted steel and giant glass curtainwalls. While these modern materials formed an iconic aesthetic, they could also perform badly across different contexts and deteriorated quickly without vigilant upkeep. This panel will address the challenges of renovating two Mies projects—Washington D.C.’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, overseen by Francine Houben of Mecanoo and Gary Martinez of OBJ Architects, and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Kacek Hall, led by Dirk Denison of Dirk Denison Architects—without compromising their design integrity.
  • Francine Houben

    Founding Partner & Creative Director

    Mecanoo

  • Gary Martinez

    Partner | Studio Director

    OTJ Architects

  • Dirk Denison

    Founding Principal

    Dirk Denison Architects

  • Anthony Tysinger

    Senior Project Executive

    Gilbane

  • MODERATORMatthew Marani

    Program Manager

    The Architect’s Newspaper

2:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET
Roundtable
2:30 PM ET - 2:40 PM ET
Methods + Materials Break
2:40 PM ET - 3:55 PM ET
If we understand that the “greenest” buildings are those that already exist, then making the rhetorical case for retrofitting should be easy. Much more complicated, however, are the methodical research, structural daring, and technological innovation necessary for carrying these projects out. Panelists John Fidler of John Fidler Preservation Technologies and Ross Cameron of Elkus Manfredi and Lisa Howe of Building Conservation Associates will discuss new and old problems of reuse, as it pertains to the former’s restoration of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles and the latter’s Little Building in Boston.
  • Ross Cameron

    Vice President

    Elkus Manfredi Architects

  • John Fidler

    President & Chief Technical Officer

    John Fidler Preservation Technology

  • Lisa Howe

    Director

    Building Conservation Associates

  • MODERATORDavid Ford

    Principal

    Walter P Moore

4:00 PM ET - 5:00 PM ET

1 LU/HSW

Topics discussed include daylighting strategies available through the integration of structural sandwich panels, energy conservation, enhancements, options, form and aesthetics. The many benefits to health, productivity, safety and sustainable design will be discussed, as well as specialty applications including explosion venting, blast resistance, OSHA fall through protection and hurricane resistance.

Learning Objectives

  • Effective and versatile Daylighting strategies and techniques.
  • Special performance options and benefits.
  • Applications for sustainable design.
  • Diffused daylighting for security, health and safety and inviting interior spaces.
  • Mike Crowder

    LEED AP

    Kalwall

DAY 2 - FEBRUARY 24
11:00 AM ET - 11:05 AM ET
Welcome
11:05 AM ET - 12:05 PM ET
  • Adrienne Cali Magners

    Adrienne Cali Magners

    Associate

    Bruner/Cott Architects

  • Henry Moss

    Henry Moss

    Principal

    Bruner/Cott Architects

  • Samuel Medina MODERATOR

    Executive Editor/Moderator

    The Architect's Newspaper

12:05 PM ET - 12:35 PM ET
Roundtable
12:35 PM ET - 12:45 PM ET
Methods + Materials Break
12:45 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET
Adaptive reuse is among the most promising facets of contemporary practice, if the work of panelists Karin Liljegren of Omgivning and Juliane Wolf of Studio Gang is any indication. These leaders retain heritage through subtle design and infrastructural measures, and upgrade neglected structures for contemporary uses. Panelists will discuss their methodology in approaching projects, citing a few key examples, and lessons learnt that are applicable for interventions across the country.
  • Karin Liljegren

    Founder + Principal

    omgivning

  • Juliane Wolf

    Design Principal & Partner

    Studio Gang

  • MODERATORKatie Angen

    Program Manager

    The Architect’s Newspaper

2:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET
Roundtable
2:30 PM ET - 2:40 PM ET
Methods + Materials Break
2:40 PM ET - 3:55 PM ET
  • Brad Jacobson

    Principal

    EHDD

  • Carl-Elefante_Web

    Carl Elefante

    FAIA, FAPT Principal Emeritus

    Quinn Evans

  • Katie Angen MODERATOR

    Program Manager

    The Architect’s Newspaper

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