Re-use &
Renewal

VIRTUAL SUMMIT

APPROACHES TO PRESERVATION & ADAPTIVE RE-USE

FEBRUARY 23+24, 2021

8 AIA HSW CEUs

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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 Because these extant buildings require upgrades to mitigate thermal bridging, outdated mechanical systems, and repair decayed facades, their revitalization presents an opportunity for the AEC industry writ large.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

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

Francine Houben

Founding Partner & Creative Director

Mecanoo

SPEAKER

Lisa Howe

Director

Building Conservation Associates

SPEAKER

Brad Jacobson, FAIA

Principal

EHDD

SPEAKER

Karin Liljegren

Founder + Principal

omgivning

SPEAKER

Gary Martinez

Partner | Studio Director

OTJ Architects

SPEAKER

SiJing Sanchez

Project Architect

EHDD

SPEAKER

Anthony Tysinger

Senior Project Executive

Gilbane

SPEAKER

Juliane Wolf

Design Principal & Partner

Studio Gang

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
10:45 AM ET
Virtual Doors Open
11:00 AM ET - 11:05 AM ET
  • Dionne Darling

    VP, Brand Partnerships

    Architect's Newspaper

  • Samuel Medina

    Executive Editor

    Architect's Newspaper

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
Meet and Greet
12:35 PM ET - 12:45 PM ET
Networking 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 OTJ 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
Meet and Greet
2:30 PM ET - 2:40 PM ET
Networking 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
  • Samuel Medina

    Executive Editor

    The Architect's Newspaper

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
Meet and Greet
12:35 PM ET - 12:45 PM ET
Networking 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. As the cost of vacancy rises, these leaders will discuss the challenges designers face when building community through adaptive re-use. Initiatives to reinvest in existing spaces at both the urban and campus scale will be explored with bold projects such as Reimagining Civic Commons in Philidelphia and the Rendon in downtown Los Angeles.
  • 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
Meet and Greet
2:30 PM ET - 2:40 PM ET
Networking Break
2:40 PM ET - 3:55 PM ET
While designing super-efficient new buildings is nearly standard practice, to reach zero-net carbon architects have to improve performance in existing buildings and make the most of the embodied carbon that has already been spent. Climate positive practice and re-use go hand in hand when designing or retrofitting for resiliency. Brad Jacobson, principal of EHDD and Carl Elefante, principal emeritus of Quinn Evans, will discuss their work & case studies within the context of specific climate goals, further impressing that the greenest building is the one that's already built.
  • Brad Jacobson, FAIA

    Principal

    EHDD

  • Carl-Elefante_Web

    Carl Elefante

    FAIA, FAPT Principal Emeritus

    Quinn Evans

  • SiJing Sanchez

    Project Architect

    EHDD

  • Katie Angen MODERATOR

    Program Manager

    The Architect’s Newspaper

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