The Prefabrication Conundrum: The Extents of Unitization in the Building Envelope Industry & Supple Skins: Emerging Practices in Facade Adaptation and Resilience

February 18, 2015
Event: Facades +
Speaker(s): Jon Hill James Parker

On 6 February 2015, Jonathan D. Hill and James C. Parker presented at the Facades+ Conference.  Jon was a presenter for the dialog workshop titled, “The Prefabrication Conundrum:  The Extents of Unitization in the Building Envelope Industry.”  It discussed the prefabrication strategies and technologies currently being utilized as well as the assumptions driving their adoption.  

James was a panelist for the talk titled, “Supple Skins:  Emerging Practices in Facade Adaptation and Resilience.”  His workshop explored the roots of the term “Resilience,” its appropriation by other disciplines including the media and the green building industry, its relationship to sustainability, and finally, its significance to the building facade.

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