Architects Forum

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2011 Agenda

September 13
AIA Credits
10:00 am -
12:00 pm
Tour of Tradeshow
This optional tour will be led by NGA representatives.


12:00 pm


Bridging the Gap from Utopia to Reality
Kai-UWE Bergmann, BJARKE Ingels Group (BIG)

Bergmann will discuss BIG’s philosophy and its influence on BIG’s projects  from concept to design.  The presentation will highlight a number of BIG’s renowned projects while discussing how to bridge the gap from Utopia to reality.

USGBC 1.5 Credits

3 Credits

1:30 pm Break

1:40 pm

Roundtable Discussions
Integrating BIPV, Sunshades and Light Selves into Commercial Buildings

USGBC 1 Credit

2:45 pm

Presentation: Product Compatibility in the Building Envelope, Avoiding Litigation, and Risk Avoidance
John Rovi, CDC

Presentation: Field Testing (Air and Water Leakage Resistance) for Installed Windows & Doors
Scott Warner, ATI


USGBC 1 Credit

4:00 pm Break

4:15 pm

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Architecture: On the Brink
Edward Mazria, Founder/CEO Architecture 2030

The warming of the earth’s atmosphere and the long recession are converging to create the greatest crisis and opportunity of modern times.  These events will change how we live, build, and relate to the natural environment.  Mazria will deliver a presentation illustrating the powerful role of the Building Sector in both creating and alleviating many of the crises facing the world today.

USGBC 1 Credits

5:15 pm

Closing Remarks
Topics for Next Year
Wednesday Seminars

5:30-6:30 pm Networking Reception
September 14 - NGA Educational Seminars
8:30 am - 10:30 am Building Integrated Photovoltaics: It’s Not the Future, It’s the Now
Moderated by Richard Voreis of Consulting Collaborative, this seminar will look at the numerous applications of solar technology.  Attendees will learn about market trends, challenges and opportunities, integration with curtain walls and other fenestration products, and more.


2 Credits


2 Credits

10:45 am -
12:15 pm
Specifying Windows & Doors Using Performance Standards
This seminar covers how the latest window and door standards, referenced by the I-codes, are used to specify window and door products.  The session will include information on specifying appropriate performance levels, special requirements for different window and door types, and the AAMA short form specification.


1.5 Credit


1.5 Credits

Trends in Decorative Glass
This seminar will cover trends in the fast growing and ever-changing Decorative Glass segment. Facilitated by Kris Vockler of ICD High Performance Coatings, attendees will learn the latest issues in Decorative Glass and its potential impact for their businesses.


2 Credits


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