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NY SEMINAR: A Perfect Fit - Custom Curtain Wall Design
Wed, March 29, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) invites you to a complimentary educational seminar and networking event at our office in New York City.
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
A Perfect Fit: Custom Curtain Wall Design
presented by Scott N. Bondi, Ph.D., P.E., Staff Consultant
Custom glazing systems have become more prevalent in recent years, driven by designers aiming to achieve a certain form or to integrate architectural features into these systems. Designing custom glazing systems, such as structural glass walls or unitized curtain walls, is a complex task that varies widely from project to project, depending on the architectural goals and constraints. As with standard systems, designers often first consider performance criteria such as wind loads, wind-driven rain resistance, and thermal performance. In addition, there are fabrication limits, which include suppliers’ glazing options. This session examines the process of facade design for custom glazing projects from start to finish.
After attending this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Understand important factors to consider when designing a glazed system.
- Identify the analytical steps required for designing a custom glazed system.
- Discern the challenges and fabrication limits that exist for oversized glazing units.
- Recognize the important aspects of documenting the design of custom glazing systems.
Participants will earn 1.0 AIA CES Learning Unit (LU/HSW) for their attendance.
5:30 - 6:00PM Registration & Refreshments
6:00 - 7:00PM Presentation & Discussion
7:00 - 7:30PM Cocktail Reception
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
550 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Attendance is free and open to all; please invite colleagues. We will serve refreshments and hors d'oeuvres. Space is limited to the first 60 guests to register.
CAN'T MAKE IT TO THIS SEMINAR?
If you have a group of 20 or more, we can bring the seminar to you or host a dedicated seminar for your firm at our office! Contact us at email@example.com.
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