Create + Construct will bring together health care and life science leaders from across the AEC industry. Together, we will discuss how to design and adapt these critical spaces to support wellness throughout New England.
Following a series of exterior fires in high-rise buildings around the globe, the fire protection industry has taken a closer look at the role exterior wall construction played in these events and how fire protection strategies can adapt. In this seminar, we will review recent examples of these fires and share current trends in exterior wall design.
September 20, 2018 5:00 p.m. / AIA San Francisco, Hallidie Building
Whether designing a new project or flipping an existing building, there are steps project teams can take to design building enclosures and structural systems that withstand the test of time. In this presentation, we will discuss how focusing on recovery in a resilience context can also encourage building design that can accommodate changes in use and provide flexibility for the long term without significant future investment.
Older buildings are integral to the culture and character of metropolitan areas, but can present challenges in adaptive reuse projects. In this presentation, we will discuss common limitations of older structures and how teams can navigate these challenges to create a modern space within the confines of the existing building.